John P. Christopher

Its better to give than to receive.

  • Jan
    09
    2016

    Judge: Monkey can't own copyright to viral selfie

    1. 6/17/15
    2. Judge: Monkey can't own copyright to viral selfie
      The suit was filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals last year, and sought a court order allowing the organization to represent the monkey and manage any proceeds the image occurred for the benefit of the animal and its community.
      Read more on USA TODAY

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    4. Judge rules monkey cannot own selfie photos copyright
      The lawsuit filed last year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sought a court order allowing PETA to represent the monkey and let it to administer all proceeds from the photos for the benefit of the monkey, which it identified as 6-year-old …
      Read more on Fox News

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    6. Macaque monkey steals a smartphone from a zoo visitor in Romania
      A monkey was caught playing with a smartphone after she stole it from an unlucky visitor at a zoo in central Romania. The macaque was spotted having fun with the smartphone in Brasov county after she grabbed it from a female visitor after she got to …
      Read more on Daily Mail

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    8. Monkey selfie: Photographer 'relieved' over court ruling
      The monkey took the photograph after Mr Slater set up the camera and purposefully left it alone so it would approach and play with it. He described the case as a "long saga" which he was "relieved to get out of the way". "They [PETA] are more about …
      Read more on BBC News

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    10. It's the Year of the Monkey; Watch Pepsi's Viral Holiday Hit
      China's Year of the Monkey is coming, and there are sure to be countless primate-themed campaigns. The holiday isn't until Feb. 8, but Pepsi got a head start with a six-minute viral video that's had over 15 million views in a week. It's not about a …
      Read more on AdAge.com (blog)

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    12. Chinese New Year 2016: What does the Year of the Monkey mean?
      With the Chinese New Year is approaching, it is almost time to welcome in the Year of the Monkey. The new year will begin on Monday 8 February, and in keeping with the Chinese zodiac, this year is the year of the Monkey. The Monkey is the ninth sign of …
      Read more on Liverpool Echo

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    Dec
    17
    2015

    They Helped My Daughter Save Her Home

    When my daughter came to me not long ago in tears, my heart broke for her too. She had so much going on already with a divorce and raising two kids on her own, and now she was being threatened with foreclosure because she simply was not able to pay such a high mortgage. I wanted to help her, but I am also on a limited income. That did not mean I was completely helpless though. I did a search for foreclosure prevention in NYC and found a company that helps people like my daughter.

    Sometimes, they are able to help people about to lose their homes so they don’t lose them, but that is not always the case. I was not sure what would happen with my daughter since she had so much going against her, and this company was able to give her a lot of support. The first thing they did was go over all of her options. (more…)

    Dec
    17
    2015

    Now I Am Assistant Manager at a Hotel

    In fact I just got started working at this hotel a couple of weeks ago, but it seems like the manager believes I am going to eventually be able to take care of the place when he is not here. I think that he has made a test of this takes. He was not very pleased with the bed bug removal services that he had hired. So he tasked me with the job of finding some company to do the job. In fact he did not tell me which one he was unhappy with, so there was a good chance that my search would lead me to the same conclusion that he had came to. In fact this is a pretty devilish problem, because if you do not get all of the bed bugs they can very quickly multiply and then they are all over your hotel. That is a disaster for you if you are running a hotel. (more…)

    Nov
    04
    2015

    The Birds Needed a New Bathroom Area

    I didn’t mind the birds that used to frequent the roof ledges of my building. What I did mind though was the constant droppings that they would do on the sidewalk in front of my business. The last thing a store owners wants is for a customer to have to walk through a maze of bird droppings. I have even had an unfortunate customer or two become targets for the bird droppings. When that happened, I knew that I had to find a company that handles bird control in New Jersey. Even though I didn’t mind the birds, I cannot say the same thing went through my customer’s heads.

    I made sure both of the customers that happened to were compensated in a way that would make them return to the store, and I also assured them that I was going to contact a company that handles bird issues like these. Thankfully, both of the women had a great sense of humor, but I was still thankful when I found the company that was the answer to my bird problem. (more…)

    Nov
    03
    2015

    The Right Choice in Energy

    Thanks to texasenergycompanies.net I was able to discover the numerous options that residents here in Texas have for their energy needs. I was taken back by the fact that there were so many available to a resident. Where I’m from we only had one company and it seemed like that they were raising the price of energy consumption every year. That’s not cool if you ask me. We’re here trying to make a living that rarely ever involves a raise for most of us, so how are we supposed to be able to afford the rising cost of energy, gas and well.. (more…)

    Nov
    02
    2015

    Working on My Dad’s Place

    Of course Dad is getting ready to move down to Florida. He has decided that he has had enough of the Winter up here and he is going to be moving to some little beach town in the central part of Florida, along the Gulf Coast not too far from the North side of Tampa Bay. I am going to buy his house, but first I am going to do some work on it. The big thing is to find a good price on roof replacement in Brooklyn NY. Dad had to do that about a quarter of century ago and as he reminded me this is the sort of roof that is only guaranteed for that period of time. (more…)

    Nov
    02
    2015

    The Best Way to Get Drains Cleaned

    It seems unlikely that anyone has ever owned a home, but never faced the problem of a clogged drain. Sometimes these clogs are able to be fixed with products that can be bought at Wal-Mart or the local grocery store, but often times these are not enough and they can be dangerous to use. Instead sometimes it is necessary to bring in a professional to get things under control. Hiring a contractor to do drain cleaning in Mt.Vernon NY is not as easy as one might assume though, because it is hard to know whether to trust the service or not.

    Fortunately drain cleaning is at least slightly more straightforward than many other contracting jobs, as most people have a general idea of the concepts behind it. However, that does not make it easy to tell if the job is being done perfect or simply good enough to get by. Cleaning a clogged drain does not simply mean getting it to the point where some water can pass, it should be fully cleaned in order to avoid future problems. If this is not done properly for any reason, then the results can be very disappointing. Of course it is also important to trust the workers in using chemicals that are safe and reliable, rather than resorting to something that could possibly cause more damage than good.

    In the end, the money is being invested to get the plumbing and sewer system working fully. Saving a few bucks here or there, but getting lower quality service is definitely not recommended. It is important to shop around and make sure any quoted prices are reasonable, but sticking with a reputable and experienced company is worth it in the long run. There is no reason to settle for something subpar when a little patience can get great results.

    Nov
    02
    2015

    The Keys to Finding a Roofing Contractor

    Most people do not have much experience with hiring contractors and some of the details can be easily overlooked, which can make the first time potentially risky. This is especially true when it comes to jobs involving roofing, as improper installs or repairs can be hugely troublesome down the road. Ultimately if a worker takes shortcuts or uses the wrong materials, work done on a roof can make the situation worse than it was in the start. It can be even harder to find a reliable work in big cities, which is why finding a roofing contractor in NYC is no trivial task.

    It starts with looking at the past reputation for a worker, as obviously someone with a spotty history filled with customer complaints should be avoided. People may be picky and overreact at times, but if many customers are unsatisfied there is likely a reason for it. When it comes to important jobs you do not want to risk becoming another person filing complaints and feeling ripped off. On the other hand, finding a contractor with a pristine reputation that is highly recommended by past customers can be a godsend. (more…)

    Oct
    29
    2015

    Satellite Television Options in Mountains

    I recently bought a house that is located in the mountains, that is supposed to serve as a vacation home for my family. It is a nice house, and it is in a very beautiful part of the state. I particularly love coming up to this neck of the woods, during Autumn, when the leaves are starting to change. I feel that the leaves here are the most beautiful I have seen, when they are changing colors. Anyway, I am setting up the new house, and I want to look into direct tv as an option for entertainment in the house.

    I thought, at first, that I would just set the house up, and not worry about getting any sort of television plan However, after consulting my children on the matter, they protested a whole lot. They thought that we definitely needed to have television. My youngest child was especially insistent on the matter. (more…)

    Oct
    29
    2015

    Best Direct TV Deals in Arizona

    I think that I am about ready to switch television providers. I have been dealing with the same crap from my current provider for too long, and to be honest, I am just fed up with it. They have very poor customer service, and that is just the beginning of the issues that I have with them. I would like to find a new provider, and I am going to search for information related to arizona direct tv packages and deals. I would like to switch to a satellite provider, but I probably won’t be able to do that, unless I am going to get what I consider to be a good deal.

    I do not know how much it is going to cost to get a satellite television package. (more…)

    Oct
    29
    2015

    Looking for a New Energy Provider in Texas

    When I moved to Texas a month ago, I took care of all the major things that one must attend to when planning a move. I forwarded my mail. I turned off my old utilities and made arrangements for them to be turned on in my new location. One thing I didn’t expect was the ability to select my own energy provider. Where I come from, there is only one choice, and if you don’t pay you don’t get power. I went to http://energyproviderstexas.com to see what my options were.

    When I got to the site there were so many different companies listed. I had no idea that there were that many energy providers in the area. I looked around for a bit to try and understand what my options were. (more…)

    Oct
    29
    2015

    We All Have the Power to Choose

    My uncle always had a funny saying when it comes to power companies. He says that we have the powertochoose what companies we give our money. He felt that we never had to pay a company for their service. If we didn’t like what they were offering, we could always find someone else who will give better service. His words still hold up today, as I had an experience where these words were true. My old power company was one that I used for a long time, but I didn’t like their service anymore.

    In my opinion, the company became greedy, and as a result of that, they lost many customers. They raised their prices to impossible levels, offered less for the amount you pay, and didn’t make any improvements to the service. To me, their service wasn’t worth paying for anymore, so I did exactly what my uncle would have done. I left the company and started looking for another to take its place.

    The great thing about power companies is that there is always more than one. If one company exists, you can bet that there will always be another that is offering competitive prices to lure customers away from the competition. This made it easier to find a replacement power company. The Internet makes a good companion when searching for new companies. I was able to find out about different companies on various websites, and I chose one in my area.

    My uncle would be proud of me if he were here to see me switch from one power company to another. I don’t have to deal with the service from my old company anymore. Maybe in the future they’ll get their act together and start offering customers better service like they used to have. Until that day, I’ll happily stay with my new company.

    Oct
    29
    2015

    Looking for Ways to Save Money While Traveling

    Most people are able to go on vacation at least once a year. If a person has the circumstances, they may go more than that. For the most part, people love to plan their vacation. They love to read about new and interesting places to visit. They love to think about how relaxing and fun their vacation will be. They also like to plan all of the practical things. They will think about how they will travel. Will they book airplane tickets, bus tickets or hire some other kind of transportation services? Will they stay with friends and family or will they book a hotel? These are just some of the details that a person will need to think about before they actually head out on their vacation.

    Lots of people have been able to find really good deals searching the Internet for airline tickets. Normally, a person will be able to find less expensive tickets on a Tuesday or Wednesday. (more…)

    Aug
    13
    2015

    Geting a Fresh Look Again

    I thought that when my hours went back to normal, I would lose the tired look that always seemed to accompany my face lately. Well, my hours were cut back, but my face did not instantly rejuvenate like I thought it would. I could see dark circles underneath my eyes, and they always seemed to have a puffy look about them too. I had to start admitting to myself that I was just getting older, and that was one of the sad facts about it. Thankfully, my friend down the road told me to try Revitol eye cream before I threw in the towel and let Mother Nature win.

    She told me that it was possible that the stress of the last year had taken a toll on me, and I just needed a bit of help to get rid of the wrinkles and other effects of long term stress. (more…)

    Aug
    13
    2015

    A Quality Paint Job on Her House

    When my uncle died unexpectedly a few years ago, he was in the middle of remodeling his house. I tried to help my aunt with some of the work, but there were a few things that I was not able to do. I did help her find the best people in the area though that was not only qualified for the work but had reasonable prices as well. After the plumbing was done, the last major job was finishing the exterior painting of the house. I found a house painter in bergen county nj that came highly recommended from a couple of my close friends, and I could see why after he was done with my aunt’s house. (more…)

    Aug
    13
    2015

    They Want One of Everything

    Last year there was a great documentary on the company, Amazon. What the documentary showed was that there was a huge warehouse where Amazon ships everything from. The manager of the warehouse said that there was no problem getting any of the items out as there were a lot of procedures and policies to get the items ready to ship. I was in awe of how big the warehouse was and then they said that they wanted to provide one of everything on their site so that it would be one stop shopping for everyone. They had http://www.amazon.com/garcinia-cambogia-extract-potassium-capsules/dp/b00clrusf2/ and said that there was one of those bottles at any given time. (more…)

    Aug
    07
    2015

    What Convinced Us to Get Satellite TV Service

    I saw all of the commercials telling me which TV service to pick. Every company had good points that they would brag up. However, when I actually tried out satellite service at the recommendation of TV advisors, I liked it much better than my cable. Hey, I remember having a 13 channel dial on the television that I had to get up and change when I wanted to watch something else. Not only that, but we only got four channels of the 13 on the dial! To top that, only one of them came in clear. Now we have over 100 channels, but you really have to look at how many you actually watch and the other stuff you like or dislike about your TV service.

    We did not like only being able to watch one channel while recording another. Satellite service has let us watch or record up to five things at once. We also like the interactive on-screen guide with satellite a whole lot better than the one that our cable TV service offered. (more…)

    Jun
    29
    2015

    Best Resources for Texas Energy Comparisons

    Somebody just flew by my window on a motorcycle at an excessive rate of speed. I don’t know why people get kicks out of doing that sort of thing, but it is pretty disturbing, if you ask me. I hope that he gets a ticket. Anyway, I just wanted to get that off of my chest, because it really distracted me. I was trying to find a great resource to help me to decide on a power company to use in Texas.

    It seems like they should all be pretty similar in what they offer, but I will not know if that is actually the case, until I look at the different companies and compare what they are offering. W hat I imagine might be the biggest difference between companies, instead of it being the price, is different incentives that they offer. I saw one company uses incentives for people to recruit other people to join up with the energy company.

    That seems like a pretty good plan, especially if the energy prices are going to be pretty similar across the board. I haven’t actually gotten around to looking at the energy prices yet, but I imagine that they are going to be pretty similar, just on the basis that these companies need to remain competitive with each other. It would be hard to be competitive if your price was significantly different from all of your competitors. Well, significantly different and also higher. If it were lower, I think you would probably be really competitive but you probably would not make enough of a profit to justify such a low cost. Anyway, this is just one of the many things I need to get taken care of by the end of the this weekend. I have spent all week moving and really all I want to do is rest.

    Jun
    02
    2015

    Cheap Rent for Houston Apartments

    I am in a situation where I have to look for a new apartment soon, and I really do not want to have to spend too much time finding a place to live, so I am going to go ahead and cut out looking at apartments that I know that I will not be able to afford. I am looking at apartments for rent in Houston TX in particular, because that is where I live and work, and speaking of work, I would like to find an apartment that is somewhat close to where I work. I really do not like to drive very far to go to work, as I find it to be quite annoying. I am barely awake when I drive to work in the morning, and so the longer I have to drive, the worse it feels to go through that.

    I have about two weeks to find a new place to live. That is how long my roommate has given me to move out, and so I am going to have to go by that, or otherwise, she is going to file an eviction notice. I do not really have to deal with any legal proceedings so I plan to just move out as I was told to do and avoid any conflict. I really do not like conflict, and while I wish I di not have to look for a new place to live right now, I do not have a choice about it, and I am not going to complain. I wish I could move somewhere else, but Houston is where I am going to live for the time being. It is not my favorite place, but it is home, and I guess there is something to be said for that. So a single bedroom apartment is what I need.

    Mar
    01
    2015

    Found a Really Nice Little House

    I have just now got my stuff here, but I have not unpacked yet. This came up suddenly and it was a really good deal. The seller never even posted the house for sale and I sort of made a bit of it under the table. I do not have to explain that as it is something the IRS would not like much, but we worked out a deal where he ended up okay and I got a great deal. It needs a good deal of work and right now I am trying to find the high speed internet deals in this area. I could get wireless internet in the pace I was staying at. It was thirty bucks a month and I liked it okay, but it does not seem to be available right here. It seems odd, since I am about ten miles from where I was when I had it, but I am in a much more rural area.

    The place is great for me. It is the perfect size and even though the yard is big, there is not that much to take care. I would guess that I could mow it in about forty five minutes and do the weed eating in around ten to twenty minutes at most. Of course in the Fall it is going to be another story, because the trees are every place and there are not a lot of evergreen type trees that would not be shedding leaves in the fall. So it is going to be a big pain to keep the leaves up. In fact I might get a riding mower just so I can rig it up to pick up leaves quickly. It is a sure thing that I will get tired of the leaves covering the yard right after I finish.

    Jan
    20
    2015

    I Will Never Go to Another Salon

    I have been a client of several different salons, but it was not until I found an organic hair salon in singapore that I knew I had found the one that I was going to stay with. I am not typically the type to buy organic, but that changed once I saw the difference that this salon’s products made with the way my hair looks. I never realized that other salons were using shampoos, conditioners, styling gels, sprays and other products that all contain harsh chemicals. Since that is all I was used to in my hair until recently, I never noticed just how much harm they were causing my hair.

    It is just by pure chance that I found this salon. I didn’t find them because I was in search of a better salon. I just needed one that was more convenient to my location. This one happens to fill both of those things though. (more…)

    Jan
    20
    2015

    Problem Fixing a Computer File

    Where can I find a alternative fix for the regservo.exe file? I need to find a way to fix this file, so that I can use a utility that is important for the upkeep of my computer, but it does not work right now, and will not work, until I am ale to figure out a way to fix the file. I am not sure what I should do, or what is wrong with the file. I just keep getting error messages pointing to that file, when I run the application that is attached to the file. It is kind of annoying, and I hope to resolve the issue soon.

    I have already looked up info for how to fix it, and I am pretty sure that i followed all of the directions exactly. Unfortunately, it did not fix my problem, and I am still getting the same error message. I actually went through all of the steps in the fix about four times, and tried restarting my computer after each attempt. None of that has done anything to fix my problem, so it might be a bit more complicated.

    Since this method for fixing my issue has failed, it would be a good idea for me to try to find another way to fix the problem. I wonder if I could just completely uninstall the program that uses the file, and then reinstall it. That might be a bit of a hassle, but if has the potential to work, then it might be my best bet. I am going to do another search, to see if I can find another way of fixing the problem, before I end up doing that. I hope I can find a solution that works soon, because I really want to run this program.

    Nov
    22
    2014

    Great Apartments at Low Costs

    I found some amazing apartments in Columbia recently. I was doing what I generally do when I look for a new apartment. I try to avoid checking out those apartment listings on the web and instead go for a walk around neighborhoods near a college campus. More often than not I can find something that is big enough to be comfortable for a single individual, usually twice as big as what you might pay at some cookie-cutter apartment complex sprawl, at half the price. Generally these apartments are owned by individuals who are just making some side cash from their units so they’re not completely invested in real estate.

    Too, the apartments that you will find out here are being targeted to students so it becomes far easier to find something that’s going to be cheap. I’ve always been surprised by how cheap I can find apartments here. (more…)

    Nov
    16
    2014

    Best Local Satellite Television Deals

    I just moved into a new apartment, so I am trying to get some things set up. I have to get some things set up, and it is probably going to take a few weeks, before I am all unpacked. I am dreading the task of unpacking, and trying to get everything situated. It is quite a daunting task. Anyway, I would like to get television hooked up soon, and I think that looking for local satellite tv deals would be a good idea. I have wanted to give some sort of satellite television service a try for years, but it was not available where I used to live, due to the fact that the house was located in a valley, where satellite reception was not really possible.

    I have been told that going with satellite television is the best way to gain access to a large number of HD channels. I really do not want to watch television programming in anything less than high definition quality. I feel like it is probably bad for your eyes, and that is one of the reason why I have purchased a larger television as well. I do not really have any evidence to back up my assertion, but I think that it is true, and that is good enough for me.

    Anyway, I will look at the different deals that are available, and try to pick one that works best for my level of income. Hopefully, I will be able to pick a television package that includes channels I want to have. I am a bit of a television junkie, and I know that I spend too much of my time watching TV shows. It does not interfere with my life that much though, so it is not something I am concerned with currently.

    Nov
    15
    2014

    Archaic Models of Television Business

    Suddenlink 'connects' with new partnerWith so few options for a cable service, it is no wonder that companies like Suddenlink are doing their best to survive in a market that is favorable to only those with the money to keep larger companies at bay. I have been growing increasingly angry over the years due to the fewer options that are available to us because it clearly shows that the industry is beginning to fail. It might be dying in the physical world as a service brought into our homes but on the Internet it is beginning to rapidly change, evolving nearly every day as new content is always being created.

    I remember a time when Netflix was just a service that only sent DVDs to their customers homes which gradually began to evolve more toward a streaming service. (more…)

    Nov
    15
    2014

    Best Prices Through Cox Cable Television

    I just moved to Georgia, which is a state that I am not very familiar with. Well, I know that its biggest city is Atlanta, and that it is famous for peaches, but other than that, I do not know much about the state. I am going to be living here though, because the company that I work for, has reassigned me. I need to look into cox cable to see if they will have good deals for cable, and I am really hoping to get a package, or something like that, that will have all of the channels that I want.

    I might also be interested in looking for a company that will both sell me television service and be my internet service provider as well. That would, at the least, be rather convenient. (more…)

    Nov
    12
    2014

    When My Cable Company Started Nickel and Diming Me, I Switched to Satellite

    Cable or satellite? I think just about every other commercial I see on TV is about that topic. Well, that and lawyers telling you how they can get money for you for everything from eating paint chips to space debris falling on your head. Okay, so the last one is not an ad . . . yet. In order to simplify my life and help me to be able to fast forward through more stupid commercials I went to http://satellitetelevisionpackages.com/directv-on-demand/ to see about getting satellite TV.

    My first reason was that the On Demand TV series on my cable DVR makes me sit through the commercials. If I just record something, I do not have to endure that. However, my cable box can only record two shows at once. I have a wife and two kids and we need to record more shows at once. (more…)

    May
    21
    2014

    Getting the Best Deal on Tv and Internet

    DirecTV Genie whole-home DVR reviewI am going to look around the internet and see what I can do to lower the total amount of money that I am spending on the stuff that is possible to dicker about with. Obviously there are a lot of things that are not really negotiable. You can not tell the landlord that you do not want to pay the full rent, or in my case it is the full mortgage payment. I am still getting used to that and I am looking to build back up a reserve. I think maybe I can switch to direct tv and save a good bit of money, at least in the short term. They always give you a good deal on one of those introductory offers, because you are only of use to them if they can get their foot in the door. Then that deal expires and they start trying to hit you up for a lot of costs exactly like the cable company would do to you.

    Of course I could probably get the cable company to give me a better deal if I cried to them about their prices and made it look as though I would switch to another competing service. It is the same thing with them, they want to charge you two hundred dollars per month and they will do that if you let them, but they want to keep you on the hook for something. So if you cry a little or scream about the bill and convince them that you are giving them up, then they will sweeten the deal for you to retain your business. It is not like they can jack the prices back up on you if you have left them for a less expensive option. They want the ability to sneak some charge on you later.

    Apr
    19
    2014

    Moving out to the Waterfront

    I would not have thought about this before, but I found a somewhat odd place to live. It is a barge that has been converted into a home. It is tied up in a very calm little cove in between two docks it barely fits between. The thing is not perfect by any means, but for the price it is quite nice. I need to find some direct tv deals before football season, but that is about the only thing it lacks right now. The internet works just fine now. I already have a wireless internet service and I tested it down there, not a problem. So all I need is to get the TV hooked up to a satellite tv programming source. (more…)

    Apr
    03
    2014

    With Wisdom and Foresight Comes Understanding

    What is 5014 16th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY? A mail drop known as Check In ...The day that my grandmother moved into a senior home care in brooklyn ny was the day that I came to understand that no matter what sort of plans or goals we make as we age, life can throw us a curve ball when we least expect it even when we are older. No amount of wisdom or planning is going to allow for a sure proof way to plotting out a course for your life into your golden years. (more…)

    Mar
    09
    2014

    The Paradigm Shift of Our Generation

    Sign Up Log InThe Internet has become the reservoir the keeping of old information and the creation of the new. It is both an archive and the generator for content. I have long been fascinated by this relationship of the web and to see it culminate to where it is now is a fascinating moment to witness. With so much data now being made widely available for all to use, someone could just as easily look up obscure, esoteric Japanese pop culture as they could an electric company in hutto, Texas. Truly, this is a wonder of the world. No one thing that human kind has ever created has been able to offer all people so much hope, so much potential, so much raw information that we can utilize within the context of our lives however we might wish. (more…)

    Mar
    09
    2014

    Forcing Competition Between Our Services

    Finding yourself a utility company is easier now than ever before, especially here for those of us who call the Lone Star State their home. You know, as a recent transplant from Indiana, I was rather taken with some of these utility websites that I have come across in my search for an electric company in spring before I even moved here. I was just casually browsing like I usually do and I found a website (energyproviderstexas.com) which is one handy tool if I don’t say so myself! From here you can input your address which will harvest some data regarding the utility companies that serve the area as well as, get this, compare prices between those companies for you. (more…)

    Feb
    20
    2014

    Burglary and Home Invasion Got Me Looking for Local Home Security Companies

    I read the paper before going to work the other day and saw that there had been another burglary in the neighborhood. I had noticed two police cars in the driveway of a house a block away. I did not know who lived in that house since it was a rental property, and people move in and out a lot. The paper said that it may be the same thief that has been breaking into other homes in the neighborhood. I took some time during my lunch hour to look for a local home security company that could install a monitored alarm system on our home. I was hoping to get fire and burglary protection. I also was interested in having a couple of surveillance cameras added. One of the incidents in our neighborhood was actually a home invasion. The crooks broke in while the family was home. They were injured as well as having things stolen. (more…)

    Dec
    30
    2013

    What B vitamins are good to take to help relieve foot neuropathy?

    1. Ive heard that B vitamins can help relieve foot neuropathy. Can someone tell me what kind to buy at the store? Thanks :)

      Answer by barbara
      Iwould just get a multi B-all the B vitamins are important.

    2. This multi b vit is yeast free, gluten free – very pure. It has also been stored in the fridge and is within date. The headache borders on migraine and I feel nauseous as well.

      Answer by sailor
      You may be getting too much of one of the different vitamin B’s and that is causing your headache. Quit taking the vitamins and see if the headache goes away. It may be that or it may be that you just have a headache unrelated to the vitamins.

      http://www.mamashealth.com/nutrition/vitaminb.asp

    3. I was wonder, for the violin, the first note is a B flat on the G string for B flat major scale. To play a B flat is the first and second finger close together in a half step or a whole step?

      Answer by Kab
      To play a B flat the first and second finger are close together in a half step and Eb on the D string and the final Bb on the A string are played with low first fingers.

    Nov
    09
    2015

    I Cannot Wait for Christmas

    I am really looking forward to shopping in a few weeks. The reason why is because I was given a nice bonus on my last paycheck. It was completely unexpected, which makes it all the nicer. The size of the bonus was a bit staggering, because it was more than what I make in two months! I did pay a couple of bills off, but I knew that I wanted to look at the Black Friday online sales too. My son knows how tight money can be for us, so he does not ask for much at all.

    I know that he has needed a new computer for a while now. He has been using one that my sister gave him three years ago, and it was several years old then. He has never asked for a new computer, but I knew that he would really appreciate it. Even with the nice bonus check, I would not have even considered getting him one if it wasn't for all of the incredible deals that I can get online. The nice part about that is the stores are going to be in such competition with each other that I am not going to have any problems getting him something he can have for years to come.

    I looked at the different stores that are expected to have some really great sales. I plan on looking at Amazon, Tiger Direct, Best Buy and a few others. I know that they are going to have some amazing prices on Black Friday because they are already starting their incredible sales before the Black Friday sales even begin. He is going to be so surprised when he opens up a box that he might think is clothes and finds a brand new computer instead. I cannot wait for Christmas now!

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    Oct
    29
    2015

    Getting More out of Your TV with Satellite

    When my daughter came to me not long ago in tears, my heart broke for her too. She had so much going on already with a divorce and raising two kids on her own, and now she was being threatened with foreclosure because she simply was not able to pay such a high mortgage. I wanted to help her, but I am also on a limited income. That did not mean I was completely helpless though. I did a search for foreclosure prevention in NYC and found a company that helps people like my daughter.Sometimes, they are able to help people about to lose their homes so they don't lose them, but that is not always the case. I was not sure what would happen with my daughter since she had so much going against her, and this company was able to give her a lot of support. The first thing they did was go over all Continue With Analyzing
    Oct
    14
    2015

    Planning a Nice Holiday Trip

    I have a good number of vacation days and sick days that I shall either use or lose at the end of this year. SO I have started trying to plan a nice little holiday. I am trying to find the best cyber Monday 2015 travel deals at this moment. It is not really obvious to me where I want to go, so I am going to look around and see what there is and then make a decision after I have checked out what is out there. It is not that difficult for me to think about what sort of thing I am looking for. I am going to want to go some place that is nice and warm, much warmer than it is around this area of the country in November and December. Since I am not dating anyone at this juncture I think that I would very much like to go find some place where there is a fair chance at meeting some unattached Continue With Analyzing
    Aug
    13
    2015

    Expectations from Assisted Living Services

    The typical Assisted Living model is based on apartment style living with care services built in. This model encourages independence and autonomy while providing supervision and daily assistance with care needs. We tried this type of dementia care in Nassau County for my grandmother - split between her home and here, we hoped the activity would help. Meals are typically served in a main dining area with the intent of a social gathering while enjoying meals selected by the residents. Activities will be offered, including outings, scenic bus rides, and trips to the grocery store, bank, and doctors visits on designated days of the week.

    Assisted Living provides custodial care, not medical care: Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, Grooming, Mobility, Medication Management Cooking, Housekeeping, Transportation, Laundry and you can most likely expect to pay on an "ala carte" system. You will be quoted a "base cost" or "room and board cost" ranging from $1500-$3000 per month, depending on geography, size of apartment, and amenities offered. Expect to see additional costs added on right away. Based on an assessment of your care needs, the price will increase accordingly. This price can vary from month-to-month, especially if care needs drastically improve or decline over time.

    Assisted living facilities won't accept seniors in wheelchairs or those who experience urinary incontinence.While independence in mobility is encouraged among residents of assisted living facilities, wheelchairs are not prohibited. However, residents must be able to transfer (move from bed/chair to wheelchair, etc.) with the assistance of one other person. Those who require the assistance of two people or who cannot bear any weight are not appropriate for this environment as their care exceeds the licensure of assisted living facilities. Similarly, residents who experience urinary incontinence are usually accepted as long as their condition can be managed with a toileting schedule, incontinence products and reminders on a consistent basis.

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    Feb
    23
    2015

    Profitable Predictions Can Come True

    Despite the housing bubble crisis a few years back, real estate is always going to be a lucrative market if you are able to capitalize on good property or chance property with some good timing. Real estate, more often than not, is a business of investment. Property can be held for years as development makes way, allowing for the value of the property to increase steadily. My parents have been investing in property all over the world and only recently have they begun to see profits from their investments in Singapore, especially with the new launch ec that is opening its doors once again to young and wealthy residents who want to experience class and luxury in the Singapore area. The concept of luxury, especially that which is modeled after the Western definition of such, is something of a foreign concept here in Singapore. My parents predicted that Singapore would undergo an economic revolution and planned accordingly. Wealth emulates wealth, it seems.

    My parents are quite talented in understanding basic human wants and desires. They are shameless in their leveraging of those wants in the cause of profit, although they would not quite take advantage of anyone, they might use our own perceptions of what is defined as luxury against us. As poorer countries begin to improve their own economic situations, the very idea of what class, luxury and wealth is has been defined by the standard the Western would has set. Those countries will be looking toward the United States and other Western countries as their examples. They will model systems and standards of luxury after these countries. This is exactly what my parents had expected to happen when they began to build these luxury properties in Asian and so far they have been proven right with their theory.

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