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06
Jun
2017

Started to Look for a New Place to Live

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I really did not have a lot of choice about it, in fact my landlord has been trying to get rid of me and the other tenants for some time. He has been working on a deal to tear the building down and then some other real estate developer is going to put up a bigger building. I think that it is New Futura, but that is just a rumor that I had heard when the tenants were conspiring to stall this stuff. Of course we are not in love with the place really, but we have to think about what it is going to take to get a better place for us, and that is obviously more money than we are paying at the moment. Read the rest of this entry »

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30
Mar
2017

A Mystery at the Parking Lot

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A few months ago I was able to buy a piece pf property for a cheap price. I bought the property to open my own costume shop with handmade costumes assembled by my family and me. While the building was in good condition with a few minor things that needed fixing, there was one huge problem that couldn’t be overlooked, and that was the parking lot. The lot had cracks and uneven concrete everywhere. There was a rumor that the previous owner went crazy and used a jackhammer on it. I needed paving in Nassau County NY before opening the shop, or my customers would have no place to park while they shopped.

I looked on the Internet for any company that could do paving jobs and found a fairly popular one. Read the rest of this entry »

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21
Feb
2017

I Feel So Much Happier with My Look Now

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We can’t always have what we want. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t do some research to find out if there is hope for you when there’s something that bothers you about your body. And my case I found out that there are pills for breast growth that any woman can take to help get the chest that they have always wanted. not everyone can afford expensive surgery, and not everyone wants to go through everything that you need to go through to have an operation in the first place. I am one of those people didn’t want to deal with surgery. That’s why I learned there are other alternatives.

All of my girlfriends developed so much earlier than I did. It was embarrassing. Lots of kids made fun of me. Guys didn’t want me when I was a teen because of it. My girlfriends joked that I looked flat as a board. I always smiled, but it always hurt me a lot. As a result, I suffered from low self-esteem for a very long time.I even resorted to stuffing socks in my bra for awhile when I went out on dates. Read the rest of this entry »

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04
Feb
2017

Looking for a Place in Denver

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Jane and I have been trying to figure out if we are going to need the best Denver realtor to help us with the move there. We are in the process of trying to sell our place in Aurora and that is becoming a good deal harder than we would have hoped. Of course her boss is the one who is pushing this, they have offered her a big promotion and that is in Denver. It is not really the sort of offer that you can refuse, but obviously we need to get the money back out of the home that we have in order for the move to be really practical. We have been thinking about renting the place, because that is something that we could actually do in a real easy and quick way. We know a couple who would be happy to do it. Read the rest of this entry »

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12
Jan
2017

Flying a Drone Put a Kink in My Neck

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I woke up yesterday morning with a pain in the neck. No, it was not my husband. I actually enjoy that old pain the neck. It really was a pain in my neck. We had purchased two UASs. You probably call them drones. They are those annoying buzzing aircraft that are remote-controlled and are seen flying over neighborhoods everywhere. It was our first time flying here, and I spent the day with my neck bent skyward. That prompted a visit to see a chiropractor in Campbell the next day. We have been traveling in our RV, so finding a chiropractor a thousand miles from home that could adjust me the right way was nice.

I rely on chiropractic medicine to keep this old body going strong. My husband and I are active. We ride bicycles, kayak on waterways, walk for miles with our dogs and now we are certified pilots for UASs. That stands for unmanned aerial systems. The aircraft we fly are unmanned aerial vehicles. The public just calls them drones. You have to register them now if they weigh a little more than one half pound. Read the rest of this entry »

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11
Jan
2017

My Furnace Just Stopped Working

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Some people think that the weather here in California is always gorgeous. I know differently though. Sure, we have some really great days and evenings here, but we also get snow, rain, and cold temperatures too. I have never had a problem with my furnace before, so I was not sure what to do when it just would not turn on one day last week. I tried a couple of times, somehow thinking it would just come on! Anyway, I knew I had to find a Sacramento HVAC services company because I have three young children, and I was not going to let them stay cold even one night. Read the rest of this entry »

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19
Nov
2016

Giving Back to the Community is Important

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I rarely get upset, but when I do, I always take action. That is just what I did when I was unhappy about a rate increase in my electricity bill. I know that prices can fluctuate, but I also know that I don’t have to put up with it because of where I live. I am in Texas, and we have deregulation here. That is why I went to a website that said to click here for better rates. When I went to the site, I was really happy with what I saw.

On that site, all the different electricity companies were listed that are able to serve the area that I live in. Read the rest of this entry »

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07
Nov
2016

Getting the Best Price for Scrap Metal

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There are several scrap yards in the region where I live, but I was not sure which one was offering the best prices for different types of scrap metal. I decided to just do a search for local scrap metal prices to see if I was able to come up with anything that way, and I actually did. I was able to find a website that actually has a lot of information about the scrap dealers in my area, and I was impressed with the information that I was able to get from it.

I had no idea that there were as many as was listed on this site, but that is because they have more than what is just in my immediate area. Read the rest of this entry »

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16
Sep
2016

Scheduling Help with Maintaining My Beautiful Yard

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Our homeowner’s association has really strict rules about how everything in the community must look. I’m required to keep my yard looking great at all times. It’s difficult for me to keep up with everything because I work really long hours, so I called in a professional. My brother recommended a tree service in Nassau County that he had used in the past. I called them up, and they agreed to come over and give me an estimate for the work that I wanted regularly performed.

I enjoy gardening, but at this stage in my life I really need professional help to keep up with everything. The tree service I contacted was able to come up with a schedule for me on the spot. We talked about what it was that I was looking for, what was important to me, and what I’d like to see improved. Read the rest of this entry »

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16
Sep
2016

Lots to Do when a Tree Damages Your Roof

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I got home from work first. We live at the end of a cul de sac. Our house is actually separated from neighbors by trees. I saw it when I pulled into the driveway. A large branch from an oak tree had come down during the storm we had while we were at work. The branch was on the ground and so was the gutter and a bunch of shingles. I called my wife and told her I was going to send her a video of the storm damage. I then called for roof repair in Manhattan NY to get someone out ASAP.

I went inside and up to the bedroom under the area of the roof section that was damaged. There was some evidence of water, so I knew the insulation in the attic had to be soaked. There is a lot to do when a tree comes done in a rainstorm. Not only did we have to have the roof fixed, we needed the tree removed, grass replanted and we needed the attic dried out and the insulation replaced. Read the rest of this entry »

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05
Sep
2016

A Program That Matches My Schedule

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I knew that I wanted to get a diploma in media design, but I had to carefully consider my options. I was raising a family, working a full time job, and I just did not have a lot of time to devote to getting an education. The twist in that though was that without more education, I was never going to get further in my job, and I was struggling financially at that level. A really good friend of mine told me to look at the Orita Sinclair School of Design, New Media and the Arts, and it turned out to be the answer to my prayers. Read the rest of this entry »

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01
Oct
2015

Planning a Big Night out

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I have decided that it is going to be a good idea to make a big deal out of Anne’s birthday. Of course you can not do that with every date on the calendar, but this is one which usually hits a woman hard. She is going to turn 40 and it is not something that she really enjoys. I have been thinking about how far I want to go however, because obviously we have our bills to pay. I was trying to get a firm quote from a place called Star night – limo services in Toronto, but they do not seem to be all that eager to be pinned down. They want to get all of the details before they tell you what it is going to cost you. Read the rest of this entry »

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18
Apr
2016

Apartment Living is Better Than Ever

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It used to be that apartment living was something people did while they were saving for a house and most apartments reflected that fact with their cookie cutter box design. Sure, they started calling them apartment communities at some point but they more of a conglomeration of boxes than anything resembling a community. Today that has changed as many people don’t want the high cost of getting into a house and expect more from the standard box style apartment living. Real apartment communities such as the The Marq Highland Park located in Florida are leading the way to what a real apartment community should look and feel like.

These new apartment communities are real communities surrounded by all the amenities you come to expect when looking for that perfect place to live. Read the rest of this entry »

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31
May
2016

A Weekend Hunt with My Boss

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I take my career very seriously. I work very hard to excel in the corporate sector. I am very thorough in my tasks and diligent. I always exceed expectations. Recently, my boss Mr. Jefferson invited a fellow co-worker named Ben and myself to go hunting with him in the woods. It was a rumor going around that he was looking to give one of his employees a promotion and salary boost. Mr. Jefferson was an avid hunter and used the trips to make decision. I purchased two camo guns for the trip. I knew I needed to make a good impression.

My co-worker Ben is very sycophantic. He will do and say anything to get what he wants. He knows what to say and tell to people just to get on their good side. He has a reputation at the office as being a kiss-up. Read the rest of this entry »

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23
Feb
2017

Taking Orders the New Way

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I run a restaurant, and I used to get questions from my customers all the time about whether they could place an order online. I didn’t have any kind of system like that set up, so I always told them no. I talked with some of the staff about setting up a website, but no one knew anything about how to make one. One of the staff came up with an idea to use Massive Infinity mobile app development to make an app instead of a website. I didn’t understand the advantage of having one over the other, because it all seemed like advanced tech jargon to me.

The staff member told me that while the app and the website can be used to take online orders, the app can be more specialized. We started brainstorming some ideas that we could put into the app and came up with some neat ones. We thought of a neat point system that can distribute points to anyone who orders with the app. When the customers get enough points, they can use them to get discounts on their meals. Read the rest of this entry »

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17
Feb
2017

A Great Place by the Sea

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While searching for a new place to live in Singapore, I became bored with everything I was seeing. All of the residential buildings just looked the same to me. I wanted something that would stand out from everything else, but still be affordable enough that I wouldn’t go broke trying to pay the monthly rent. I found Singapore Seaside Residences and it was the answer to my prayers. A living area with a perfect view of the sea what exactly what I needed in my life, because the view of the sea is amazing no matter how many times I look at it.

The view of the sea isn’t the only wonderful thing about the residence. Read the rest of this entry »

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12
Jan
2017

Getting on in This World Without My Husband

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I never thought I would raise my children on my own. My husband and I had so many plans, so many dreams that we wanted to achieve. None of them can ever come true now because he was accidentally killed at his work site. He is in construction, and it was just a freak accident. I never thought anything like this could ever happen, but I suddenly found myself in a world without him. It did not take me long to know that I needed to find a personal injury attorney in Sacramento who handles wrongful death suits because his company thought that his company provided life insurance policy was payment enough for his death.

I know they probably did not mean to be insensitive like that, but that was such an insult. My husband’s death did not just make me a widow. It also left four children without a father. I was a stay at home mom, and I was not prepared to enter the work force to take care of my family. Read the rest of this entry »

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02
Dec
2016

My New Home in Canada

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When I started looking at available jobs in my field, I was really only looking at the ones in Singapore. It made no sense to look elsewhere, since Singapore was my home. Notice that I said was, because I now live in another country. Yes, I did immigrate to Canada, but it was not something that I decided to do on a whim. I researched everything about Canada that I could possibly could first. I wanted to make sure that there were other opportunities there for me too should something happen to the job that I was interested in originally.

Also, I wanted to check on their crime stats. Read the rest of this entry »

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06
Nov
2016

How to Remove a Browser Hijacking Virus

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I have a very annoying computer virus on my laptop, and I want to get rid of it as soon as possible. I have already spent far too much time trying to get rid of the problem, and I have not had any luck so far. I am very annoyed by the situation so I want to find some sort of instructions or software to help with browser hijack virus removal as that is the type of virus that I have right now.

It only seems to be targeting my Chrome browser, and I do not know why it is not affecting the other browsers I have installed on my computer, but it does not really matter to tell the truth. That is because Chrome is the only browser that I ever use, and so I have to fix it on that browser. Read the rest of this entry »

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29
Oct
2016

Finding Jobs in Esports Industry

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About a decade ago, I would have never predicted that Esports would become a thing, and a very popular thing at that. It is kind of amazing that so many people are playing video games as if they were there own type of sport these days. But it is really cool too, because I have never really enjoyed traditional sports – playing them or watching them. I am trying to find out info about jobs in esports and I want to learn what sort of qualifications it takes to get into the industry.

I doubt I am qualified for much more than an entry level job in the industry at this point in time, and even that might be a stretch. Read the rest of this entry »

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03
Oct
2016

When I Use a Paystub Maker to Get Through the Red Tape

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I have my own business. I have had it for years. I actually write myself a regular paycheck every week. I have to pay my own withholding quarterly, and you end up paying for your full Social Security and Medicare tax when you work for yourself. Your employer would pay half if you are a wage worker for someone. My problem is needing documentation of my earnings. Lots of places just take a tax return and Schedule C. Some only want to see a paystub, and they freak out if you don’t have a wage job. So, a paystub maker I found online is helpful to me in such situations.

I keep a running tally of my tax withholding and each paycheck I write myself. Read the rest of this entry »

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06
Sep
2016

Moving Was a Milestone for Us

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There are a few milestones in a person’s life that are really memorable. One of them happened to me not that long ago. My husband and I getting married was a milestone, and having our two children were two others. However, moving into the home of our dreams definitely goes on that list as well. It was a fluke that we even found the house that we all four fell in love with, but it did not take us long to make it ours. The hardest part was finding a Singapore moving company after our offer was accepted.

I guess I should not say it was the hardest thing, but I honestly thought that it was going to be. Read the rest of this entry »

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02
Sep
2016

My New Home in Canada

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When I started looking at available jobs in my field, I was really only looking at the ones in Singapore. It made no sense to look elsewhere, since Singapore was my home. Notice that I said was, because I now live in another country. Yes, I did immigrate to Canada, but it was not something that I decided to do on a whim. I researched everything about Canada that I could possibly could first. I wanted to make sure that there were other opportunities there for me too should something happen to the job that I was interested in originally.

Also, I wanted to check on their crime stats. Read the rest of this entry »

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