I have been doing well over here or I suppose that I should say that I have been doing well down here, since we are South of the Equator. I spent a few hours in Sydney after the flight from San Francisco. I was really sick of flying and hated the thought of getting back on a plane, but the flight from Sydney to here is a tiny hop after that. Somehow I managed to find a girlfriend, I needed a haircut and I went to a mobile hairdresser in Melbourne and there was a pretty long wait there, which turned out to be a good thing I think. She is really very good looking, but she does not act as though she believes that she is and claims that she is only recently blossomed. Continue Reading →
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I have been thinking a lot lately about what I should do after I get out of high school and how I can be happy doing it as well. Obviously you would like to find a way to earn a living and be happy at doing it as well. I have to think that the way forward is pretty obvious, although it is not so easy or so simple. For example you read in the papers about the Russian hackers, recently they say one of them forgot to use his VPN and that is how the FBI figured out who he was and where he was working from. The truth is that those guys are out there all of the time and most of the time the FBI is not really looking that hard for them. Continue Reading →
Watching TV is a great way to relax and unwind in the evening after a hard day at work. If you are tired of the same old shows, you need to make sure that you have the widest selection of channels available to you. This way, you can choose from dozens, or even hundreds, of great TV programs in many different genres. By visiting cablehdtvs.com, you can get all of the equipment that you need to get started. They have everything that you could want so that you can gain access to many different cable TV channels for a very affordable price.
If you love to watch sports, for instance, you may be disappointed when you turn on the TV and realize that you cannot watch your favorite team. Continue Reading →
When my wife and I took an assignment from the company we both worked for to head up operations in Asia, we settled on living in Singapore where we have a big office. Our company sweetened the long term deal to go by purchasing us a condo at the New Futura in Singapore. This is an amazing place. There is an entire level dedicated to being an outdoor space within the building itself. This level reminds me of the local park I used to go swimming at and have picnics at with my family when I was a child.
The cool thing about buildings in Singapore is that the architects build outdoor spaces right into the buildings themselves. Continue Reading →
When it comes time to move, the amount of work you have to do can be completely overwhelming. The amount of packing and cleaning that has to take place in a relatively short amount of time can be overwhelming. Many times people try to tackle every stage of a move on their own, but there are cleaning services in Singapore that more should take advantage of that could make the move much more manageable. The service is growing in popularity because even being able to hire out one part of the moving process, tends to make it more bearable.
For many homeowners and renters, it is necessary to leave the house or apartment they’ve been living in, in a certain good standard. It can’t be a mess when the new owners or renters move in. Continue Reading →
I wanted to make sure that my husband and I were going to be comfortable for our first road trip, just the two of us. Our daughter went to college and we decided that we were going to take our time to travel the country for two weeks, we were going to drive her to school and take off from there. I knew that I had to buy truck seat cushions that were going to be comfortable for us as I did not want to have to spend hours in the vehicle while I kept on having to readjust my seat. I have a bad back and I went to my doctor and he told me as long as I got out of the truck to stretch every four or five hours that I would be okay to go. Continue Reading →
I have always used tutors to help me learn the things I wanted or needed to learn. Years ago almost every job was through some sort of apprenticeship. A master of a craft would take you under his wing to teach you how to do something. You were obliged to work for the person for a set period of time. In some cultures in the world you could get arrested for abandoning your apprenticeship. I used tutors for everything from math in school to improving my golf game. I suggested physics tuition to our son who came home with a school report that showed he was struggling to keep up in his physics class.
He told us it was his commitments to the school band and his theater class that was the cause of him falling behind in physics. Continue Reading →
It seems you kind of get used to the dust and grime in your own house even if you can immediately see the slightest amount of dirt in someone else’s house. Your nose will even do a thing known as becoming “scent blind” to foul odors if you are exposed to them long enough. So, your house could be dirty and stinky and you would overlook it. We get used to our own cleaning routines, but spring cleaning in Singapore is something that should be done. I think it should be done professionally. we can take shortcuts in our spring cleaning routines. A professional company will do what they are being paid to do.
We paid to have spring cleaning in Singapore completed at our home. I was amazed at the amount of dirt that came out of the carpeting. I was shocked to see the grime behind the stove, refrigerator, washer and dryer. We clean our rooms and wipe everything down, but the deep spring cleaning they did made a huge difference in our home. Continue Reading →
My friend asked me why I was having my son go to tuition for physics when he was already doing so well in his classes. My son is an overachiever when it comes to school, so I could understand the question. It also explains why he wanted to be a part of the tutoring class when he started reading all of the details on https://physicstuitionsg.com. He does really well in school and is consistently bringing home high scores. However, he does a lot of prep at home in order to maintain his high grades.
It was not surprising to see him come home from school, study a few hours, eat, and then study until bed time on certain days. I never pushed myself like that in school, and I certainly didn’t want to see him pushing himself to the point of exhaustion on those days. He has such high goals for his life though, and he actually does enjoy learning. Continue Reading →
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My husband and I are expecting our first child in two months and are beyond excited about becoming parents. Since this is my first pregnancy I knew nothing about the changes my body was going to go through. I did not realize how uncomfortable I would become the more the baby grew. The biggest complaint I have is how much pain I’m experiencing in my lower back. At times it is absolutely unbearable. A friend of mine suggested I might want to seek help from a Bakersfield chiropractor because they may be able to help alleviate the lower back pain.
I was a bit surprised at this recommendation as I have never heard about this kind of treatment for pregnant women for anything and decided to do some research on it. As I was doing my search, I found a local chiropractor that caught my attention because of their professional looking website. I found the section on pregnancy pain treatment and started reading its content. I learned that many women’s pain was caused by a shift in weight to the pelvic area, usually in the third trimester. Chiropractors can help lessen or even alleviate the pain and also may aid in an easier and less painful delivery.
So far, I was impressed with the information provided and decided to call to set up an initial consultation to discuss my options as a patient. This particular doctor offers an initial consultation and examination for only $39. The scheduling department was very friendly and easy to talk to and set up my appointment for next Monday. She advised me to make a list of any questions or concerns I may have so that I won’t forget to ask the doctor and to also arrive about 15 minutes early to fill out new patient paperwork.
I knew that I wanted to live at Palisades at Manassas Park because of how nice it is. A good friend of mine lives there with her husband, and she has told me from her first day there that I needed to look into moving there too. The only problem with me was I was under a lease for the apartment I was in, so I had to ride that out to the end. When I was in my last month, I started looking at the different apartments there to see which one I wanted to live in.
She and her husband have a really nice two bedroom unit, even though it is just the two of them. Continue Reading →
I really was not sure where to go when I started thinking about a vacation trip for my family. Mexico and Colorado were the two choices, so I had to decide between the sun and beach or the snow and skiing. I asked my family since they were going to be just as involved in everything, and everyone voted for the beach. Though we are definitely a family that loves to ski, the lure of warm sand and beautiful waters was stronger. I did a search for luxury vacation rentals for Cabo San Lucas because I wanted us to go somewhere we had not been before.
I looked at different pictures of the beaches in San Lucas, and I knew that it was going to be a fantastic place to visit with my family. Continue Reading →
I began my search for apartments for rent in South Charlotte NC just two weeks ago and found a place within only 24 hours of starting that search. I can remember 35 years ago how I needed to travel to each place individually, and it was something that typically needed to be done only on the weekends when I had time off of work. It would sometimes take 2 or 3 weekends to carry out, but it is not like that anymore. Now, you can literally find a new apartment in only hours if you start your search online.
I can be rather picky about the places that I live. Continue Reading →
I knew that when I moved to Florida, my youngest daughter was going to want to go with me. I had not planned on moving there until I retired, but an incredible job opportunity came up. I knew that I would rather spend the last ten years of my working life doing something I loved than where I had been, so I made a very easy decision to move. I went online to look at apartments, and I found one that said to click here for two bedroom floor plans, so I did.
Even though my daughter is out of school, she was still living with me. Continue Reading →
It occurred to me that I needed to be closer to my family. When it came time to apply for colleges many years ago, I applied to schools that were many states away because I wanted to see more in life. But life has been tough and I realized that I need my family, just as much as they need me. I found myself looking at apartments for rent in Tucker GA often because I wanted to come home again. I decided to talk to my mom about it because I was a little conflicted due to the job that I had.
I worked hard to get to where I was with the company that I got hired at right out of college. I wanted to make something of myself and make sure that I didn’t have to struggle with money often since I was on my own. I accomplished that, but then I found out that I had a chronic illness. It really made me slow down a bit and think more about what is really important to me in life. Continue Reading →
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Our new apartment in Washington DC suits my wife, kids and me. Our daughter has asthma, so the fact that Westbrooke Place uses zero VOC paint was a real help. We repainted her room at our old place once with paint that emitted volatile organic compounds, and she had asthma troubles ramp up exponentially. Our other daughter is an activist for ecologically-friendly things all of us can do to make things better and more sustainable. When she found out that each floor of the apartment building has a recycling center, she was all for moving there. The fact that they use recyclable carpeting and padding along with energy-efficient lighting was right up her alley.
Me? Well, I must admit that the lap pool being indoors and heated was a big draw. My wife was impressed with the fitness center. Continue Reading →
My work partner and I were called into a meeting with our boss last week, and we were both asked if we would like to work out of our satellite office in Florida. Considering that we work and live in very cold Minnesota, we were both very ecstatic and said that we would love to. My boss said that they are willing to give each of us our own unity at Treasures on the Bay Apartments and pay for everything for a year. They said they felt this would help offset any other costs that we will need to incur. This sounded fantastic. The thought of being able to live where a heavy coat and lots of heavy clothing for long winters is something that I have wanted for more years than I can remember.
I did not grow up in Minnesota. I went there because I wanted to become a journalist, and the first place that hired me happened to be there. I never got used to the very long Winters. Continue Reading →
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I have put my time in living in everything from barracks to tents. It is one thing to go camping and sleep under the stars for a couple of days on a vacation, and a whole other thing when you have to do it. Now that I am in a new line of work, I really wanted a nice place to live. I wanted us and the kids to have space and new things. We found the District South apartments. You can click here to see how nice they are. Halfway around the world I lived in modular structures that were slapped together quickly. It was super hot or really cold depending on if you were in the mountains on a clear night or in the valley on a hot day. If you have ever seen a camel spider, you know what I’m talking about.
Anyway, our new apartment has all the things we would associate with fine living. There is ceramic in the bathroom along with a big walk-in shower. Continue Reading →
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I was looking around for a new place to live and I found this really awesome place, but unfortunately it had a really big rent too. If you click here you can check it out. For a single bedroom unit the cost was about twelve hundred and fifty dollars per month. However it was only a hundred dollars more for a two bedroom unit and so I started to wonder how hard it would be to find a decent roommate. Obviously you do not want to just find some random guy who may or may not do what you need him to do. Instead you need a person with a good job who is going to keep his good job. Continue Reading →
We wanted a clean and affordable place to live. Some place where we actually liked our neighbors rather than being annoyed by them constantly. If you have ever lived in an apartment, you know what I mean. You make a lot of allowances for noise and rudeness because you do not want to be “that neighbor.” We needed to move because of a couple of families that moved to our floor. They were so noisy we could not even sleep. When I found Summer Grove Apartments, we had to take a look. You can see them if you click here to go to their website.
Summer Grove is a place that is within our rent budget, and it is nice. Plus, their pet policy allows us to have our dog. We needed to stay in Colorado Springs to be close to work. Neither of us wanted a long commute. Our new apartment at Summer Grove puts us within minutes of where we work. We have a nice space. Our furniture fits perfectly, and we are really comfortable. Continue Reading →