For a very important job interview, I lied on my resume about being able to use Civil 3D. Lying on resumes is a common occurrence, but usually companies investigate the lie before hiring a person. They didn’t in my case, so when I got the job, I was glad, but also worried that I would lose it instantly if I couldn’t find some way to learn enough information to use Civil in time. The job started on Monday, so the quickest way was to find Civil 3D training videos and cram the information into my brain over the weekend.
Using a website with comprehensive training videos in Civil 3D, I started at the beginning, taking notes on everything being mentioned and using the program along with it. I was having trouble understanding how everything worked in the beginning, but after hours of usage, I began to understand it. Time went by so fast that I didn’t realize that Friday had come to an end. I was feeling tired from all of the videos, so I went to bed and woke up early the next morning to start my video training again.
Saturday packed with more training videos, each one with more detailed material than the last one. It was like I was taking an entire months long course in the span of a weekend. I didn’t bother to make anything for dinner, because it would have wasted too much of my study time. I just ate some chips and a couple of slices of bread. At the end of the day, I went back to bed and woke up again on Sunday morning. While watching the videos on Sunday evening, I was getting that same feeling that I used to get when I would wait until Sunday evening to do my homework that was due on Monday.
My wife has always been a freak in the bedroom, and that is one of the reasons why I married her. Though I wouldn’t say that to her face, because I am not sure she would appreciate it. I really enjoy that we are able to often fulfill each-others sexual fantasies and that we do not judge each other with regards to said fantasies and sexual desires. I am trying to find the best way to post a couple looking for women advertisement online, to get the most responses, as my wife and I are going to try something new.
It is something that neither of us have ever tried before, and I did not even think it was on the table. Continue Reading →
The web has changed business forever. That’s why it is so vital for us to protect the web no matter the cost. There are interests currently out there who are trying their best to create a web that suits their needs rather than the needs of society. They are trying to turn the Internet into something that will line their pockets with money while they stifle business on the web as a whole. Take for instance the fact that I can find an online quote for a rental car place. I can find an online quote with multiple companies, all of them competitors.
Now, if Comcast has their way, then one of those competitors could pay for a ‘fast lane’ while the others might not be able to afford this service. Continue Reading →
I have been playing this new game on my phone and I must admit that it is starting to get me a bit addicted. I do not generally like being addicted to things, but when it is a game, it is not such a bad thing. I can see how it could get out of control, but it is not like I am playing it at dinner or anything. However, I am looking for an Agar hack to help me to get even better at the game, without spending ridiculous amounts of time trying to get up the leader board.
I found out that some of my friends play it, and they have been playing it a lot longer than me. As such, they are a lot better than me. Continue Reading →
The little kids that were the appeal here in our neighborhood when our boy and girl were just toddlers are now the reason we have an ADT home alarm system. The abundance of families with children the same age as ours was a huge attraction for us moving here. We wanted the kids to have plenty of friends growing up. Well, this age is a bit different than the era I grew up in. It seems kids today can be significantly different than the kids I grew up with. Some of them are downright scary in their preteens! Granted, the majority of the kids around here are still active friends with our kids. Continue Reading →
I was looking for ways to freshen up my house because it was looking a little run down. The first thing I did was power wash the vinyl siding off which made a huge difference. I added some wood around my flowers to separate the lawn and the flowers. The last thing that I did to the outside was to add some accent lighting around the flowers and sidewalk. All of the lights are solar powered so it was an easy install and good for the environment also.
I did a lot more to the inside compared to the outside. The first thing I did to the inside was paint every single room. I then decided to gut my kitchen and put up new drywall and brand new kitchen cabinets. Continue Reading →
Nothing adds color and beauty to an outdoor environment like a flower bed with many colorful plants standing tall out of the ground. Not only does a yard with flowers look better, it sounds better because of the birds it attracts, and with luck, they eat the nasty bugs and little critters that keep you indoors.
Sometimes though, the very spot where you want to plant flowers, you can not. The ground might be just bad soil, that will not grow flowers. Worse yet, it could be pavement underneath or solid rock. Well, there is in fact a way to enjoy flowers in any spot that you desire, if you are willing to garden in a relatively low tech and simple way.
Get a bag of potting soil and lay it on the spot where you want flowers. Slit the top open along the center of the longest dimension, and then make perpendicular incisions along the short edges. This should form a letter H that you can use to pull open the top of the bag. Do not dump the soil; leave the bag where it lies. Reach down through it with a tool to puncture the bottom in several places for drainage. Then plant your seeds within the bag where it is.
Build some kind of guard or barrier around the bag. Simple pieces of weather treated lumber nailed together is a cheap way to hold the bag in place and obstruct it from view. No one needs to know you just laid down a bag of potting soil on top of the ground and planted within it. That is your secret trick. Cover it with a thin layer of mulch, compost or other topsoil, and water it regularly. You should have flowers blooming pretty quickly in a very makeshift but effective flower bed that works wherever you build it.