My Argument in Favor of Tattoo Removal

Posted on 4 November 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

Our daughter begged to get a tattoo. She told us how “everyone” was getting them. We relented a bit and permitted her to get a henna tattoo of the design she wanted. At least they wear off over time. As it faded, she wanted it done in permanent ink. We told her no. When she was old enough to make the decision herself, she got the tattoo. Now, a few years later, she was looking for a Singapore aesthetic clinic to get laser tattoo removal. I did not want to say, “I told you so,” but the look on my face kind of gave that away.

She did not like how the tattoo became an object of focus and judgment as she rose up through the corporate ranks. She wore clothing to cover it after her last promotion. It was a rather benign tattoo, but some people interpreted it as an act of wildness or rebellion. A few even interpreted it as sexual promiscuity. She abhorred the misunderstandings the ink on her skin generated that were not actually part of her character. Read the rest of this entry…

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A Flyer Distribution Service That Helped My Bottom Line

Posted on 18 August 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I was really hoping to do an advertising spot on TV, but once I learned the prices I knew that I was going to have to do something else. The price was probably worth it, but I knew that I simply could not afford it, being a new business without a lot in my marketing budget yet. I went online to do some research on alternative marketing ideas, and that is how I found out about a Singapore flyer distribution company. They print flyers, and then they distribute them to a certain area, whether it be door to door or on cars or handing them out to people in busy areas.

I have a new beauty salon, and I knew that I would be able to get repeat customers easily. I just needed customers to be enticed to come through my front door just to see what I have to offer them. Read the rest of this entry…

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A New Home North of the Border

Posted on 27 June 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

My move from the United States to Canada left me with a lot of mixed feelings. I was sad to move and leave behind all of my friends and family, but I was also happy that I would be getting a chance at a better life by having a better job. I was fearful of the unknown, afraid that no one would accept me, and unsure if I would be successful. I was moving into the 260 High Park condos, which was a little different from the small apartment that I used to have. It was a much needed upgrade, but I was worried about meeting my new neighbors.

As I unloaded my belonging from my truck and brought them up to my condo, I was greeted by one of my next door neighbors. He was just coming home from running a few errands and introduced himself to me. He helped me with my boxes and invited me in for a bit. I didn’t expect to warm up to my neighbors on the first day. I didn’t meet my other neighbors until later that day. I got to know them pretty well and forgot all about the fear and worry that I had when I first came to Canada.

Two days later, I had to go to work at my new job for the first time. I didn’t know what the work environment would be like at this particular location. The environment at my old job was pretty strict, and sometimes I even thought about quitting because of how tough it was, but I stuck it out, and it was a good thing I did. At my new job, the environment was a bit more relaxed. There was even a gym and a swimming pool for employees to use if they wanted.

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Started Working for a Contractor

Posted on 16 September 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

At this point in time I do not have any real knowledge in this line of work or at least I have no clue how to quote bids on hvac contracts in NYC, which is eventually what they expect me to learn how to do. That is a really complicated thing to know, especially if you have no hands on experience in the field. Of course being able to do the job and being able to figure out how to make money on doing the job are entirely different things. It is obviously a delicate balancing act, because you have to be able to turn a profit when you do the job. Read the rest of this entry…

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The Worst Part is over

Posted on 6 September 2015 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

There was a time when I wanted to be an exterminator in NYC, but I quickly got over that idea after seeing how much they have to deal with each day. Rats are bad enough, but there are bugs, spiders, raccoons, and sometimes even snakes that appear in their line of work. That’s a little too much for me to have to handle. I hate having to deal with the bugs in my home. While I was sleeping one day, a roach crawled onto my face and woke me up. I screamed and ran off into the bathroom to wash my face. That moment was enough for me to call an exterminator as quickly as possible.

The exterminator did a quick pesticide job by spraying around inside and outside the home. I could’t go back into the house for hours because of that roach that crawled on me. Every time I would think about it, shivers would go up and down my spine, and I would get goosebumps. It felt so weird to have the roach crawling on my face. It was as light as a feather, but the legs were just so weird. It was something that I didn’t want feel again.

After the exterminator came, some of the bugs that were hiding in my home came out, but only to die. They turned upside down and had their legs stuck in the air. It was a relaxing sight to see them not moving. I vacuumed them up and flushed them down the toilet. I cleaned up my home to make sure that there weren’t any more bugs left over and I couldn’t find any. After that, I took a nap and had a nice dream about clouds. I wasn’t awakened by any bugs crawling on my face or anywhere else.

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The Best Diet Supplement for Me

Posted on 7 July 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I wanted to lose weight, and I thought the traditional method of eating less and working out more would be the key to doing that. However, two months after I started that plan, I had only lost two pounds. I wanted to lose more than a pound each month, so I decided to look into the best diet pills for women. I just needed something to help me out, and I figured that a reputable diet pill might be the answer. The only problem with that was I had no idea which diet pills were reputable and which were not.

I knew that if I went online, I would be able to do some research and figure it out so that is what I did. I found the website for Daddy Nutrition, and they had a section on the best diet pills for women to take. I liked that they were not advocating for just one pill. Instead, they had a list of the best diet pills and did a full review on each one. Read the rest of this entry…

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Using Complex Software to Compute Large Building Design Specifications

Posted on 25 June 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

Have you ever considered the calculations that go into building a structure has 100 floors or more? Everything from the load on a specific column being altered because the building owner wants the cafeteria on the west side of the building instead of the north side of the building to whether it will withstand storm winds if another glass is chosen to be used needs to be continually figured out. Mathcad 15.0 helps me with these complex calculations. Simply moving one bathroom in an office can result in the phone systems needing to have massive cabling runs rerouted or the plumbing on the entire floor reconsidered.

I cannot imagine what the teams of architects and builders went through back when the calculations were all performed manually. Now I have access to powerful computer programs that will let me know if a sewer line that runs up to the 50th floor will support the volume of liquid if every toilet connected to it was flushed at the same time. I remember when a local city stadium was built close to where I live. Read the rest of this entry…

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Moving out and Moving on Up

Posted on 4 February 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I wasn’t able to start looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Forestville MD until I was almost thirty. It’s a bit embarrassing to admit that I lived in my parents’ basement long past the time I should have been an independent adult. I made some early mistakes such as not starting college until I was 25 and compounded the error by majoring in a social sciences degree that didn’t translate over into a good job. Now that I’ve finally moved up into management, however, I’m finally ready to get out of her and move on with my life. I’m ecstatic about it.

But the most important thing was finding a one bedroom place with rent that was not going to consume my entire paycheck. I needed plenty of money left over for groceries and the other things people living on their own need to survive. Too, I wanted to make sure I could save at least ten percent of my check for unexpected emergencies. Read the rest of this entry…

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Using Tax Software Saves Time

Posted on 5 January 2017 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

When tax time rolls around, many people begin to worry about how to prepare their taxes and get the biggest tax return or reduce their liability by the greatest amount. It can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be in the same way it used to. Although you can still prepare your taxes by hand, using tax software is a way to reduce the time you spend on them, while typically reducing errors and maximizing your return. The best tax preparation software 2017 will have the ability to pull information electronically from previous tax returns you have on your computer, from electronic W-2′s given to you by your employer. There are many ways in which it reduces the amount of time you spend preparing your taxes anyone that needs to file should consider ditching the old methods for the modern ones.

Tax preparation software is updated every year. With the tax code being updated yearly to reflect new and changed tax credits and deductions, it isn’t possible to use the same software year to year. So, when you begin looking for software for 2017, you can choose wisely and find one that specifically mentions being updated with the latest tax code information. Read the rest of this entry…

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Generating Proof of Payment for My Employees

Posted on 18 November 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

As a small business owner, one of the things that I’ve struggled with is paying my employees and providing them with a proper paystub. I always provide them with a check for the hours they’ve worked, but sometimes they request special things from me. For example, if you need to buy a new home, the bank will ask you for pay stubs showing how much you have earned. In situations like these I have started to use ThePayStubs website in order to generate an official paystub. I’ve been using it for several months, and my employees seem to be very pleased with the end results. As far as I know, they haven’t had any issues with the bank or creditors requesting additional information. Read the rest of this entry…

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I Finally Got a Job and Made My Dad Happy

Posted on 15 September 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I understood fully that I needed to learn a new skill. My dad had been harping on me for quite some time to get a real job, but I just did not know what it was that I wanted to do. Not only that, I really did not know what I would be good at. I needed to figure something out quickly, though. On one particular weekend, a buddy who owns a business that does roof installation in Brooklyn NY called me to ask me if I would help him out. He was short three men for the day, and he would lose a big client without some help. I decided I would do it for the extra cash. It would make dad happy.

I had no experience doing roofing at all, so I was a bit nervous when I showed up for the job. I had never even been up on a roof before. I really did not know what to expect. My first day was pretty good, though. I got up on the roof and found that I have really good balance and could get around really easily. Then, my friend just had me to do things like hand him tools when necessary, haul things to different parts of the roof and get supplies up and down the ladder as needed. I was really surprised at how easy it was for me. It paid really well, and he asked me to come back again for another few days.

By the end of the week at my new job, I asked if my friend needed a new worker full time. I told him that I knew that I did not have a lot of experience, but I was a fast learner and felt that I had picked up quite a bit of knowledge in just the four short days that I had been working for him. He hired me on the spot. Dad is really happy that I am doing something with my life once again.

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The Hair Came from over There

Posted on 5 September 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you ever ask anyone which hair extensions were the best, they would always say the Indian ones couldn’t be beat. This was true for a long time, but the Russian clip in hair extensions have been taking the world by storm, and I think it might be time for extension users everywhere to crown a new king, or maybe queen. There was once a time when I didn’t want to try the extensions, because I was so used to using the Indian ones that I thought anything else would be simply inferior. It’s a good thing that I changed my line of thinking, because the Russian ones are something else.

Among my circle of friends, the first person to use the Russian extensions was the oldest of the bunch. Read the rest of this entry…

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I Don’t Mind Being the Third Wheel

Posted on 15 June 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

For as long as I can remember I have had a secret fantasy. I have never told anyone in real life because I was afraid they would pass judgement on me for it. My secret is that I would like to participate in a threesome. I am a woman and I have no preference about whether it is two men, two women or a heterosexual couple. I think the thing that I like the most about the idea of a threesome is the possibility that all that attention is focused on me. So this weekend I joined a 3some website.

I joined the website not knowing what to expect. Would there be a lot of shady people looking to pull one over on me? Would there be lots of catfishing going on? Would anyone even be interested in me? Well it turns out I didn’t need to be worried. I spoke to several people. Some were couples, others were just open minded individuals like myself. I didn’t have anyone misrepresent themselves and I got plenty of interested messages. I settled on a heterosexual couple who are in their thirties like me. She worked in a bar and he was in construction. They were both physically fit, attractive outdoorsy types. Read the rest of this entry…

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I Find That It’s Important to Make Sure My Daughter is Safe

Posted on 14 June 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

When my daughter first asked for a phone, we were a little hesitant because she was only 5 years old at the time. She is always with us, so we really felt there was no good reason to get her one. But now that she is older, it is important that she can contact us when she needs to. But we also need the ability to watch to see who she calls and who calls her, so I started looking at phone monitoring software reviews to find something that would easily let us monitor that.

While it is possible to monitor things through our mobile phone company’s website, there is a definite lag between when phone calls going in and out of her phone show up on their site. Her father and I need to be able to monitor things in real time. Some people feel that monitoring their children is overkill, but we know three different sets of parents who didn’t do so, and their children ended up in trouble because their parents did not know what was going on.

One of the sets of parents are my own sister and my brother-in-law. They are pretty laid back, and thought it was amusing when I mentioned monitoring what their daughter is doing on her phone. But they were no longer amused, when their 16 year old daughter got in with the wrong crowd and was using her phone to make plans to sneak out at night. They had previously told her to stop hanging around a certain group of her friends, and she promised she would. Had they been watching her phone calls, they would have learned that she didn’t drop them at all. She snuck out late one night, got very drunk and her friends just left her in a park alone, while she was passed out. This would not have happened with phone logging abilities.

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I Learned Something New About a Popular Ingredient

Posted on 11 June 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

I love to use natural remedies, but I have only recently started using a variety of things as such. For example, I did not previously know that there are several ginger root uses outside of using it for food. In addition, I only started actually using it myself for things that I cook around 5 years ago. I feel so behind! Of course, I ordered different dishes at restaurants that used it as an ingredient. I had just never had the occasion to do it myself.

In the past, I was not a fan of cooking. I often ate out at restaurants and fast food places instead. But since I now have cable and loved to watch all the cooking shows that are on, I have finally developed an interest. Read the rest of this entry…

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Supplying the Country with Tortillas

Posted on 16 November 2015 under Uncategorized | Comments Off

Time is of the essence when it come to food storage. From the moment when food is prepared to the time it is packaged, there are factors working against it that try to reduce the freshness of the food and make it rot faster. That’s why I have an Modified Atmosphere Packaging system set up in my production plant. All of the flour tortillas in my state essentially come from one place, and that’s my plant. Dough is mixed on a daily basis and pressed and cooked into soft tortillas, that are then packed in sets of 10.

The tortillas are a big hit with the locals, and people in bordering states have enjoyed them as well. Read the rest of this entry…

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