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We Finally Picked a Place to Move Too in Singapore

For about five years now we have been picking up the brochures advertising all of the new executive condominium projects here on the Island of Singapore. We have been keeping them in a shoebox. We have a writing tablet in the box that also has our list of things we want in our new place as well as the list of things we do not want. I came home the other day with a brochure from the PARC Life executive condo project, and we looked it over like we did all the others. The leasing cost was very much within our housing budget. This place was not just a dream to have if we got better jobs, it was a definite possibility. Not only that, we could upgrade from a two bedroom place to three bedrooms. Continue reading

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I Have a New Girl

I have been single for some time and I guess that I was not really thinking about this when I met the girl. However it was something that she asked me about, although she was rather subtle about it. She started talking about the latest Trump news, but in a fairly neutral manner that did not reveal her position very clearly. I did not pay great attention to it, but she came back to the subject and I realized that she was trying to figure out whether or not I supported the man. Of course I figured that the best thing was to tell the truth, so I told her that I could not really discuss the President of the United States of America in polite company. There is not any lack of animus on my part. Continue reading

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Flyers Work Better Than Most Technologies

I recently discovered that door to door flyer distribution in Singapore works better than any other method of promoting a new product. I couldn’t believe it, but it’s true. How can some shoe leather and flyers work better than websites, targeted online ads, and even newspaper and television advertising? I think it’s because we’re oversaturated with media messages. I also think it’s because many people are starting to tune out the radio and television. Online ads work for older consumers, but everyone else uses an ad blocker and thus never sees any ads you might run.

My company decided to roll out a new product and had me look over the options to see where we should spend our advertising budget. The usual suspects were on the list, including online ads, print and radio spots, etc. I made sure I got an assurance from my boss that I could pick and choose any method I desired to push the product. When he agreed, I told him I was going to pour most of the budget into flyers. Continue reading

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Not As Nimble As a Kid

I went to the park with my grandson and he wanted me to play on the jungle gym with him. I hadn’t been on a jungle gym since I was a kid in school, so I was a little reluctant to do it, but my grandson convinced me. Everything was fine for a while, but when I tried to follow my grandson through one of the holes in the gym, I did something to my back that caused me a lot of pain., so much that I needed a Sacramento chiropractor. My grandson was shocked by the loud scream I made when it happened and ran to get help.

I was helped up by one of the other adults in the area and he helped me get to my car. I had the choice of either waiting until the next day to go to the chiropractor and just put some ice on it, or go the same day. The pain was so bad that I didn’t think I would be able to sleep with it even when using ice and pain killers, so I decided to go to the chiropractor. I looked at some that were in the area on my phone and went to the closest one.

I was in luck, because the chiropractor wasn’t too busy with a lot of other patients, so I could just walk right in without any problems. Through an examination, the chiropractor found that all that was wrong with me was that I had sprained a muscle. Nothing was broken and I didn’t need to have any serious procedures done. I just needed to keep the muscle relaxed and take some medication for the pain. My grandson was glad to hear that I wasn’t too injured. He thought he had broken my back beyond repair.

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Started to Search for a New Apartment

A friend of mine showed me a place which would be perfect if not for the fact that I can not afford the rent. She has a two bedroom luxury apartments for rent in Lewisville TX which is not far at all from my office. I timed the commute after I left and it came out around seven minutes flat. Of course that was at ten in the evening and obviously there was no traffic. So it is likely that it is not going to be that great when you are going there at seven in the morning, but still it is going to be something in that area. That would mean about twenty minutes longer in the bed for me. Continue reading

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I Moved to Florida Because It’s Nice Here

The first time I was in Florida, it was just to visit my aunt who had recently moved there. The second time I went was because I enjoyed the first time so much. The third time I went was to move into the Temple Terrace apartments complex because visiting twice was just not enough for me. I wanted to be there full time, so the only way to go about that was by getting an apartment there. I had only been in the Tampa area, so it just made sense to look there.

I was able to get a job at Johnson & Johnson, and that is how I found the Temple Terrace apartments. I can actually walk to work, which is pretty cool. That is not the only place I can get to without a car though. Continue reading

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I Just Got Back to Dallas

It was not too bad to be in the Carolinas, but I am really happy to be back home. My whole family was there to meet me when I landed at DFW, they had a big party with a keg of Lone Star in the park down from my Aunt’s place in Flower Mound. It is a big deal to me and of course I am trying to get back with Becky. She was not happy about me moving, but she may take me back if I do not leave again. The North End apartments for Dallas TX that she lives in are really nice and I went by to see her after one of her friends told me where she was. She is not with anyone else now, but she did not seem to be eager to make it easy on me. Continue reading

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The Apartment is Well Worth It

I requested an electronic brochure from several of the San Antonio apartments that I was interested in. I received three of them, and I took my time pouring through everything because I wanted to make sure I got the apartment of my dreams on my first try. I had made the mistake in the past of hurrying and selecting one, and then I was locked into a 12 month lease that I wanted out of before the first month was even up. That can really teach a person a valuable lesson, and I am careful on just about everything now if it is a major change in my life.

After looking over the different apartment brochures, it was obvious which one was the best. Woodbridge Apartments has a lot to offer, and I was happy to be on the receiving end of all the amenities they have. Continue reading

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I Received a Surprising Phone Call Recently

My mom called me one night and asked me if I knew of any apartments for rent in 30339 last month. I said, “Mom, that’s my zip code.” She told me that she knew that, and wondered because she was thinking of renting an apartment near me. I was speechless at first, and then she explained that she and dad are getting a divorce and she wanted to be near me so that she wouldn’t feel so alone. It took awhile for that to sink in, but I imediately told her that we would definitely work it all out.

I ended up talking to my dad that same day. Continue reading

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Our Long-Term Houseguest Prompted a Unique Moving Situation

Have you ever had a relative ask to live with you for a few weeks just until they find a place? You can probably imagine how that would go in most instances, so imagine if it was just a friend who asked. We had that happen a few months ago. A one week stay turned into two months. It was so long that our landlord was complaining. I did not mind the landlord stopping by as I wanted my friend gone too. However, my wife and I got a neat idea while looking for apartments near 30339. This is probably something you are not likely to hear too often.

My friend had a limited budget for housing. He liked our apartment a whole lot, and was actually hoping a place would become available. It was affordable for him, but nothing was available. Continue reading

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I Promised That I Would Make Things Better for All of Us

Growing up in a relatively poor section of our state was rough on me and my family. I promised my parents that I would one day get us out of there. We had lived all our lives in a rural area, and I wanted to change that. I told them that one day we would all be living in luxury Atlanta apartments and they smiled and told me they supported me. But I also knew that they didn’t really believe me. They were already so downtrodden, and they had tried to better themselves for a long time and could not. I told myself that I was going to change all that.

The main trouble is that my parents both had mental issues. Both of them suffer from very severe depression. Continue reading

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Considering a Move Back to My Hometown

I grew up in Charlotte, but I haven’t been back in at least 20 years. A lot has changed, but the classic charm of the city has not. I came out here to visit my friend, and during dinner she told me that I should move back here. I asked her where she thought I should move specifically, and she said I should check out South End apartments in Charlotte. She said that she heard a lot of great things about those apartments, and that it would be a great way for me to get back into the city once again.

After being gone for so long, I didn’t realize that so many new restaurants and shopping malls had been constructed. Continue reading

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We Have Lost Touch with Our Society

People are fleeing Texas. Are you surprised? With the cost of the wall being placed at some double digit billions of dollars, and that’s only the appraised constructed cost, we’re looking at a multi-billion dollar sink hole that is going to put a massive strain on Texas. There are those that think that it’s going to bring in jobs. It’s going to do that. When the Wall is completed, what happens then? All those jobs and the people who moved to the Lone Star state are going to be without jobs. That’s why I found these Scottsdale AZ apartments ahead of time.

Without anywhere to go those former employed individuals are going to en mass look for new places to live. Continue reading

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A Library in My Apartment

I knew that I found the right apartment as soon as I saw the one bedroom unit with the loft at Autumn Glen Apartments. I was not sure where I was going to live when I moved to Taylorstown, which is why I did a quick search for apartments in Taylorsville Utah before I even accepted the job offer there. It would not do me much good to accept a position that I really wanted if it meant that I would not be able to find a decent place to live.

I was not looking for anything fancy. I have been to some others’ apartments, and I was surprised at just how nice some of the complexes are. I was not looking for luxury though. I was looking for safe and dependable, and that is exactly what I found when I came across the website for the Autumn Glen apartments. Continue reading

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Spinal Manipulations Made My Back Feel Better

I am the type of person who needs to research every type of pain that I feel in my body. I just get so anxious when something new happens with me, and I want to make sure that I am treating it right. I know that this is probably not the healthiest way to approach things, but it is very important to me to always be a part of my own health care team. That is why I wanted to learn more about a chiropractor in Campbell CA that I had made an appointment with.

I had never been to this type of doctor before, and I honestly had no idea what to expect. I was told by my doctor that the pain in my back was not being caused by anything he could find, and that I might just need to have an adjustment done by a chiropractor. That was actually good news for me, because I had feared that I might need to undergo surgery to get to the bottom of it. It is not that I am a hypochondriac, because I’m not. I was just in a lot of pain, and I had no answers for it.

That all changed once I went to the chiropractor in Campbell though. Continue reading

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Staying out of the Heat

It gets hot in Sacramento. The summer nights can be unbearable without air conditioning. A good place for repairs on Sacramento HVAC is a necessity.

I remember one May, our HVAC went out. We tred to stay cool any way we could. I had box fans in all the windows. We were chugging water as fast as we could. My husband had a wet towel that he kept wrapped around his shoulders to help with the heat.My poor dogs were panting and pacing like crazy. But it was just too hot.

I started calling around to every HVAC repair place I could find on the internet. I was asking for prices and how much experience they had. I needed it afforable but also I needed quality work. I finally found a business that appeared to be reliable. I did not have a lot of extra money but we couldn’t deal with the heat any longer. I was afraid one of us would get heat exhaustion.

The repair guy arrived exactly when he said he would. He was very polite and explained everything, We agreed on the price and he got right to work. A few hours later, I had air conditioning once again. I have never been so happy to hear it cut on before. I might have yelled for joy when I felt the cool air.

There were no hidden fees when I got my bill. Everything was clearly laid out on what I was charged for. I have their card stuck on my fridge now, just in case I ever have to fix the unit again.

I can now relax and enjoy my house again without sweating and being miserable. I am so glad that I found a company I can trust to repair my HVAC. I never realized how dependant I was on my air conditioning until I just did not have it.

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A Little Scrap Metal and Some Time Can Make a Difference

Our community was trying to raise money for a child who needed help with medical expenses including things such as help for household and living expenses as one parent had to quit working to provide the needed care. With scrap metal prices rising, I thought it would be cool to do a community drive to get aluminum cans to sell for scrap and give them the money. We had to register with the state to accept donations, but I paid for the fee myself. Then I thought, why just collect aluminum cans? Lots of people have scrap pieces of copper and other aluminum that would add up.

We took donations at our home. Soon I had the garage filled with cans, scrap gutters and downspouts, pieces of copper pipe and wire and a whole lot more copper and aluminum. One guy brought aluminum ingots he had laying around for years. Continue reading

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My Vacancy Rate is Diminishing

I was hired on as an apartment manager for a large apartment complex in San Diego a few months ago. The reason I was hired was because the former manager was simply not adequate at her job. She had too many vacant apartments every month. That meant that the bottom line was affected, which meant that the owners’ bank accounts were affected. I was brought in because I had promised I could turn this around. It’s not that I am a miracle worker on my own, but I did have a secret weapon in multifamilytraffic.com.

See, I had done my research before I made any claims about being able to improve the leasing situation. I knew that I could not do this on my own, because the former manager had already spruced up the looks of the apartments and had an intense marketing campaign going on. Her only problem was she had dealt with advertising in newspapers and billboards, which just is not as effective as it was even a few years ago. Continue reading

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This Internet Provider Still Has Great Prices

I have to have Internet in my home so that I can work. I work on my own as a freelance worker, so I do not have a company that provides me with online access. This also means that I need to save money and be careful about which company I get access from. I found some interesting deals at http://localinternetdeals.com/frontier/ when I was trying to research the best company to go with.

The last company that I was with signed me with a one year contract. As soon as the 12 months was up, they dramatically raised the price. I was stunned. When I called to ask about the increase, they said that I was welcome to sign another contract for yet another year, and if so, they would then discount the price back down a little. I felt like I was in between a rock and a hard place, so I went ahead and did it. However, the discount they gave me was not as much as I hoped that it would be. Then, my service began to have problems. Continue reading

I Have Been Staying at My Cousin’s

In fact I got this temporary job, but it only made sense for me because I knew my cousin would let me crash on his couch. It is not really that awesome a thing, the place is a real mess and I can not wait to get back home where no one would live like this. Of course he is only twenty years old and there is no one there to yell at him to pick up his clothes. The guy is sort of strange honestly, for example he was showing me this app called insta hack which he was using to get into other people’s private instagram accounts. That was really not surprising to me, I would never assume that anything on the web was really private. There are so many people who have nothing better to do with their time than to try to find any vulnerabilities. Continue reading

Retiring to South Carolina Feels So Good

When it came time to retire, looking for an apartment finder for North Charleston SC became a necessity. I was raised in the South and longed to return. I never wanted to leave, actually, but life intervened and jobs took me throughout the Northeast and into Michigan for most of my adult life. Living in the northern part of the country was cold in the winters and mildly warm in the summer. I couldn’t wait to get out of this environment and return to the state of my youth. I’ve had a love affair with Charleston my whole life.

Charleston is a place like no other. It has its own unique atmosphere and vibe. Only those who were born there or spent many years of their life in the city get it. Continue reading

What Does a Realtor Do?

I have been thinking about going into real estate as a career, although from what I can tell it seems as though it is the sort of work which really only pays great if you are really good at it. I was trying to figure out what is the difference between say for example a realtor in Denver vs.. A real estate agent in Denver. The one is going to have a lot higher level of education it seems and a realtor is usually going to be the person who employ a number of real estate agents. If you look up the definition of a realtor the internet says that it is someone who has taken real estate classes beyond the agent level as required by state laws and has passed a broker’s license exam. They can then work either by themselves or they can hire agents to work for them. An agent could simply be caused a salesperson as well. Continue reading

An Attorney Helped My Neighbors to Do the Right Thing

I had been helping out my elderly neighbors for quite some time. They are a husband and wife who are in their seventies. I often offered to do all sorts of chores to help them out. One day, I mowed their lawn for them, and my foot got caught in a hole in their yard. I really hurt myself badly. Later on, I hired a personal injury attorney in Sacramento because I had hurt myself on the couple’s property and my medical bills needed to be attended to.

The couple that I often did things for have lived next to me for 15 years. Despite knowing them for years, I would never say that we have never been close friends. This couple typically likes to stick to themselves and have never been overly friendly with anyone in the neighborhood. But as they grew older, I saw how they were struggling to get things done around their house and I just simply wanted to help them out. I always got the feeling that they didn’t really appreciate it, but I’m the type of person that no matter what.

The day that I tripped and fell in their yard, They both seemed to be pretty unconcerned abou it. I later had to go to the doctor after 3 straight weeks of pain. He said that I had a slipped disc. The couple was unwilling to pay for my medical bills, so I hired an attorney. I had already missed several weeks of work and my medical costs were piling up. The attorney helped me to get the couple’s homeowners insurance copany to pay up. This is how it should have worked in the first place, but the husband and wife had been unwilling to cooperate with me until I got legal help. There is no way that I could afford to miss any more work or pay for any more expensive medical bills on my own.

My Brand New Mom Thanks to Coolsculpting in Singapore

My mother had moved overseas many years ago and I loved being able to visit her, wherever she was. I worked at a job based online and was able to work anywhere I could connect to the Internet so I visited my mother often for several weeks or months at a time.

The last time I visited my mother, I was amazed as she had clearly lost a lot of weight. She told me she had gotten coolsculpting in Singapore and couldn’t be happier. While my mother was never horribly overweight, she had the usual issues, bumps and bulges all women tend to suffer from as they age, and after giving birth. My mother had tried diet and exercise for those trouble areas, but to no avail.

My mother briefly explained the coolsculpting process and I had to admit it sounded intriguing and something I would definitely consider. No surgery was necessary and the results were beyond impressive. Continue reading

We Just Got to Singapore

I have just gotten here this week and I have to admit that this is a really hectic place to live and work. The boss is going to be here in a couple of weeks and then we are going to start on the project for real. He wants to find out how to register a company in Singapore and that is something that we will hire a specialist to help us with. Obviously you need someone with the local knowledge to guide you through those sorts of things. That is way more easy than it would be to try to figure it out all on your own, but that is not something we would do. Continue reading

Finding the Right Moving Company in Toronto

Moving can be one of life’s biggest challenges. It is chaotic and hectic and after packing up and moving, you have to seemingly do it all over again by unpacking and finding a new home for everything in the new place. It is no wonder why an orderly move is the best way to cut down on the chaos that is sure to come as part of the move. Hiring Toronto movers may not seem like a tall task, but you want to ensure the ones you get are good and can be trusted to move your treasured possessions safely to your new home. You want to find the right movers, not the first ones available on the day you need them.

Moving can be a daunting task and that remains true whether you are moving a two bedroom apartment or a five bedroom house. There are boxes galore to pack, furniture that needs to be protected and quite a few things to go through and decide whether or not to keep. When you think of the value of all the things you are moving, you can begin to grasp that it is important to carefully select the right Toronto movers. Look carefully for the possible companies to hire. Continue reading

How I Found My Love

In the past, I had bad luck with relationships. My romantic relationships were very short-lived and heartbreaking. I had trouble finding the right woman. Some women did not even find me attractive. Some women wanted to remain friends and did not like me. Other women used me and took advantage of me. I felt so alone. I decided to try California psychics to spruce up my wilting love life.

Last Valentine’s Day, I felt really depressed. I did not a special someone to spend the evening with that night. I thought about other couples and how jealous I was about them. I vowed that I would not spend another Valentine’s Day alone. Suddenly, I saw an infomercial on the television. It was for a psychic named Madame Zania. She claimed that she could read the future. She boasted about her powers to help people find love, financial prosperity and happiness. Continue reading

When Your Weights Must Work

I own a small trucking firm and recently required a load cell repair. One of my employs accidentally drove his rig over our scale and caused all sorts of damage. If you are familiar with the trucking industry, you know how important it is to make sure your loads are probably measured. An improperly measured load will damage your rig by causing irregular tire wear as well as suspension problems. Moreover, not measuring your load correctly can cost you big time if you got caught at a weigh station. You will face extensive fines and have your rig pulled off the road. That means the load doesn’t reach the customer on time. The result? You lose your contract.

The worst damage was to the load cell. Instead of ordering another one, which is costly and also needs to be installed, I decided to look online for a place to repair the one we already own. It was important to find a place that could repair it to brand new specs. No sense in sending it in and then finding out it’s not calibrated correctly. If that happens, once again you’re in trouble with the authorities when you have to stop at a weigh station. They don’t care if your load cell is working correctly or not. They don’t care about excuses.

So I found a place and got it sent in and the service was excellent. Not only did it not take too long, the work was exemplary. It is indeed just like a brand new load cell. I know for a fact that in the future should I have further issues with this part that I will contact this firm and have them help me out again. I couldn’t be happier and I know we won’t be running into any problems with our rig loads.

A Great Opportunity Fell into My Lap out of the Blue

When my boss told me that I would be moving to Singapore to fill a new position if I was interested, I was floored. I had never visited anywhere outside my own country much less thought that I would ever have any sort of remote chance of living somewhere else. He said that I wouldn’t even need to look for housing because all executives get to live in their own condo in the 12 on Shan development locaed there in the heart of the city. This sounded like it would be much easier than I thought it would be.

That night, I went home and looked up the condominiums that he told me about. Wow! Talk about amazing! I lhad been living in an average house with my wife and two children so that I could save up for something nicer over time. Continue reading

Fast Method for Free PayPal Money

I have a big need for some money and I need to get my hands on it as soon as possible, so that I can pay a bill that is very important. I really cna’t afford to be late on this bill, so I need to figure some way, any way to pay the bill on time. I am hoping to get free Paypal money somehow to pay the bill, but I just haven’t figured out how I am going to do that yet. Continue reading

Do Not Waste Money on Cheap OBD ECU Software and Cables when You Can Have the Real Thing

I like to have full control over the systems that run the cars I own. There is so much software in cars today that it borders on the ridiculous. You might be paying upwards of 30 grand for a car or more, but you do not really own it. The manufacturers now have operating systems in your cars that they have all these rights to. Plus, it is not easy to get software and scanner cables that are affordable and that work. I wanted a fully functional VAG-COM software package and cable. I learned that the cheapo ones you find are worthless. However, you do not have to pay a fortune for them either. Continue reading

My Mom Has Mad Espresso Skills

When I asked my mom what she wanted for her birthday, she told me that she would like a manual espresso machine. I didn’t even know she liked espresso, so this really took me by surprise. When I asked her if she would like an automatic one instead, she was very clear that she did not want that kind. One of the ladies in her book club has a manual one, and she has been enjoying the espressos at the club meetings every other Tuesday. She hadn’t even considered getting one for home until I asked her what she wanted. Continue reading

Keeping My Kids Safe on Kik

My kids have had their own cell phones for a few years now. In the past, they’ve used their phones mostly for gaming and checking in with me when they’re away from home. Recently, they’ve gotten into instant messaging and related apps a lot more. One of their favorite apps is Kik, and they’re on it all the time. It’s really important for me to know who they’re talking to and what they’re talking about, so I decided to use a Kik hack to see exactly what they’re up to.

I searched online for a product that would allow me to do that, and I only found one website that actually worked. Continue reading

Still a Fan Working to Be a Celebrity

What does digital marketing have to do with who will marry Elsy El-Chayeb? I’d say it is Miss El-Chayeb’s association with the Haddads. Her public social media posts show different people from the Haddad family commenting. So, as the rest of her fans are wondering who will marry her, I was looking to the COO of Coddict for the answer. Frederic Haddad has commented on Elsy’s posts on social media. What is the connection? Are they family? Is Frederic aware of who a fiance might be? I have no idea.

Freddy Haddad is developing his brand of digital marketing, and Elsy is posting about her travels and shopping experiences. Not a hint of information is out there about who will marry Elsy El-Chayeb. Continue reading

Protect Your Carpet for Years to Come

I needed to buy rubber underlayment for the new carpeting that I had decided to put down in my rental house. The carpeting in my rental house was probably five years old, but the age of the carpet was not why I wanted to replace it. I had one renter for those five years and they had kids and the kid’s bedroom carpet did not look good anymore. I had tried cleaning it but it still just didn’t look new. I figured if I replaced the carpet I might be able to raise my rent for the place too.I have installed carpet before so I knew I would easily be able to do the work myself, which help save on the cost of the new carpet.

I went online to look for a great deal for the carpeting and I did find a good deal on it, but I wanted to get a sturdier padding than what they were offering. I had read online that if you used a rubber underlay instead of traditional padding it would help the carpet last a lot longer and also give more of a cushion to the carpet. After picking out the color of carpeting I decided to put in the rental house I went online to find a dealer who sold rubber underlayment and that is when I found your website. I read about all of the different types of padding for carpet that you sold. I decided to but the rubber padding for the rental house. Your pricing was very competitive to the regular cheap padding that normally comes with installation of the carpeting. Now that the new carpet is in my rental house I really think that I will get even a higher price for the rent or maybe I will think about selling the property.

Finding Deals on Security Systems

I am going to be moving to a new house soon, but it does not have a security system installed and that is a cause of worry for me. It is something that is going to need to be corrected, because I do not think that I can bare living in a house that does not have a security system. It just seems kind of unsafe, and maybe even worse than that. I want to call ADT home security to see what they would quote me on having a new security system put in this house, and I want to get all of the new bells and whistles, if I can afford it.

I know that I want to get a security system that has at least one security camera. But I would feel better with more security cameras. In fact, I think that the more security systems, the better it would be for my house. Continue reading

Our Kids Went to the Prom in a Limo

When my son told his father and myself that he wanted to drive to his prom, we were not supportive of his decision. We absolutely trust him, but we also knew that he was still a fairly new driver with just one year under his belt. We remembered our own proms and knew all about the distractions, which is why we suggested that he ask some friends if they would like to rent a limo for the night with him. My husband had already looked at http://www.torontolimovip.ca/ and was able to get a quote, so we knew that we could swing this on our own even if no one else decided to chip in. Continue reading

Adventures of a First Time Hunter

A friend of mine talked me into going hunting with her, which was unexpected. I didn’t take her as the kind of person who would want to go hunting, as she never expressed any interest in it, nor in shooting rifles. She’s the kind of person who likes to go shopping for clothes and watch those romantic comedies, so I wasn’t sure where the hunting loving personality came from. She helped me pick out a rifle and some gun accessories for the trip to the woods. She thought it was cute how I was dressed in my camouflage gear.

While in the woods, she told me to be completely silent so that the animals wouldn’t be scared away. We stayed low to the ground and waited for the animals to cross our path, and then when one was in sight, she shot it. Her aim was pretty good, so good that I bet she’s probably won a few shooting competitions in her life. After making a couple of shots, my friend showed me how to shoot. She placed her arms over mine like how some people do when they try to teach people how to play pool.

The more I spent with my friend in the woods, the more of a connection I felt with her. We started to get pretty cozy together, and at moments it felt like something was going to happen between us, but an animal would come near and we would stop and take a chance to shoot it. At the end of the day, we were able to hit two whole deer and some rabbits. I wouldn’t mind going hunting with her again, but I would like to try hunting some ducks. There was this game I used to play as a kid where you had to shoot ducks.

How to Please Your Mother

Working and going to school at the same time is one of the most time consuming experiences I’ve done yet in my life. I’m sure whenever I begin working an actual ‘career’ (whatever that is supposed to mean) I’ll have even less time on my hands than I do now. Wow, writing those words out like that is really making me consider if I want to finish school! Anyhow, with such little time during the day on my hands I had to hire out a cleaning services in Tampa in order to appease my mother. It’s amazing how things like clothes strewn out over the house and some dirty dishes in the sink can send a mother into fits and begin to think you’re falling apart as a person. Continue reading

Dealing with Damage to Hair Caused by Curling Irons and Blow Drying

I do the most damage to the ends of my hair. Between cuts it can get pretty bad. You can see the damage done by the curling iron and the hair dryer. I had my hair cut pretty short to take away all the damaged parts. However, I still wanted my long locks that I style every day. I tried some curling with the shorter hair, but this would only make me have to get it cut even shorter next time. I got natural curly weave hair to lengthen my hair. This way I could style to my heart’s content and not damage my real hair. Continue reading

Thinking About Living in the Upper Peninsula

I have started to think about how hard it would be to move part time up to this little cottage that my family owns in the Upper Peninsula. Obviously it is a real problem to live up in that part of the state during the Winter. I am not planning on trying that, although it has always been a problem to take care of this place during the snowy months. You can not leave it there unattended the entire Winter, or else you will get the roof caved in by the weight of snow. Hughesnet in Michigan is probably the only way to get the internet up there, which is going to be less than ideal. Satellite internet is quite expensive to begin with and it is just not that good in comparison to the other options. Continue reading