Aaron Beeler

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Aaron Beeler
Getting Ready to Sell the Old Home

It is time for us to start thinking about what to do with Mom and Dad’s old place in Queens. None of us really want to sell the place, it is where we grew up and we still have a lot of connections to the old neighborhood, but of course there are financial realities that we have to face. Neither of them are living there now, both of them have to have help to get through the rest of their days. The house definitely has needs as well. I am looking for ac repair services in nyc right now, because summer is going to be here very soon and no one is going to want to move in this place if it is hotter than a griddle at the pancake house. In fact I am sort of wondering if it is going to be a good idea to get the air conditioning unit repaired. At least it may not be the best long term idea, although you wonder how much that applies to us.

The unit is very old, I think it was installed some time around 1980, so it is at least thirty five years old. It has been repaired before and there is probably not a logical reason to put more money into fixing it, not when it is going to be breaking down again as sure as the sun shall rise out over the ocean. Of course our rationale is to have it running so that we can sell the place and we would obviously hope that when it does break down, that some other person would be the one to deal with it. Buying a new system is going to be really expensive and it is probably not something that you can recoup when you sell the place.


May 26, 2016, Knowledge
We Had Too Many Canada Geese Living in Our Back Yard

I like wildlife. I think they have a right to live and thrive. However, I do also believe that I have a right to keep our property safe and clean too. This is why I just had to call for Canada geese control in NJ. A huge flock of them took over our back yard. There used to be just about five or so of them that would take up residence in our yard for a few months out of the year. Now they have grown exponentially in flock size. They are aggressive at times, and they leave behind feces that are bigger than what our dog produces!

I did not want any of them harmed. I just wanted them discouraged from continuing to gather in our back yard. It was cute when there was just about five of them. There was plenty of space for us and them back then. The goslings were great to look at and watch grow. Now they have their own neighborhood going on in our yard. A local park authority is okay with attracting them to live on some unused acreage within the park boundary that borders a waterway like our back yard does.

Part of the control project to remove them from our yard involves measures to gently discourage them from staying and to encourage them to move to the park land. It looks like it will be successful sooner than I thought. I was thinking it would take a couple of generations to relocate all of them safely, but they have been only sticking around in a couple groups of three or four now. I figure by winter they will be happier to go to the food being used to entice them to the park. There is plenty of natural food available once the feeding stops.


November 4, 2015, Knowledge
Broken Mirrors and Bad Luck

There is a superstition that if you break a mirror, you’ll have seven years of bad luck. I’ve never believed in superstition, especially the one about the mirror. I’ve walked under ladders and opened umbrellas indoors, and nothing ever happened to me. I broke the mirror in my bathroom recently, and some bad things started happening to me. I really don’t think the mirror had anything to do with it, but it was pretty eerie. I called a mirror installer in Brooklyn to put a new mirror in, and when he arrived, he told me that I might want to be on the look out for bad luck.

I don’t know if the mirror installer had seen a lot of people with bad luck after installing so many mirrors over the years, but I just took his comment as a joke. Surely there was no way that a mirror could cause bad luck for anyone. Even though some things happened after the mirror broke, such as me getting a parking ticket, or me falling while running, I still don’t think they were mirror related. Those things could have happened to anyone under any circumstances. The only luck you have is one that you create.

I’ve been pretty careful to not break any more mirrors, but not because of bad luck. I’d rather not have to buy a new mirror every time I break one, even though they really aren’t that expensive to purchase. There is one mirror that I really don’t want to break, and that’s the mirror on my car. I need those mirrors to see behind me, and if those break, driving will be an even bigger pain than it is now. Backing into parking spaces would be even harder, and I’d probably dent my car in the process.


September 7, 2015, Knowledge
Brought Home Some Bed Bugs

I have been traveling a whole lot lately and it seems as though I have brought home some unwelcome visitors to my place on one of the trips. I noticed the bed bugs the other day and of course I was thinking that bed bugs had been defeated. That used to be the case, but now they have made a comeback. Obviously they were brought into the country from some other place that had them and they quickly spread. At any rate I had to look for a bed bug exterminator in NYC once I figured out that was what I had. I am sort of wondering whether it would be easier and cheaper to get rid of the bedding and replace it with something new. I wonder whether they are in my clothes or not. That must be how they got here, I must have had some of them in my suitcase or on the clothes I wore on one of the trips that I had taken. Of course you wonder how they go about this. For example if they do something to your bed, then how long does it take before the bed is safe for you to lay down upon. You know that they must use some sort of poison, although what kills a bed bug might not have any effect on a human being. So it hard to know what to think unless you know specifically how the exterminator is going to go about doing the job of killing the bed bugs. It is not going to be done gently I assume. They are not going to kill them one at a time with their fingers. I doubt that you can even find the things as they are really very small and they are hiding from you.


September 7, 2015, Knowledge
Great Deals for Roofing Repair

I am not feeling to shabby right now. It has been a long day at work, and I just want to go to bed. But when I got home from work, I found out that the roof on my house is leaking. My wife informed me seconds after I walked in the front door. It was not the best greeting I have ever had. But anyway, I am checking online for a roofing contractor in NYC and I would like to make sure that I find one that is going to do a really good job on the house.

That is definitely by far and away my top priority. Of course, I do not want to have this job to cost a lot of money. I know it won’t be cheap, but I am on a budget right now, and getting the roof fixed does not exactly fall into the budget that I have.

But luckily, I have a bit of money saved away in case of emergencies. I think this qaulifies as an emergency and I am going to use them money to go towards repairing the roof. I have no idea how bad of a leak it is, but my wife made it sound like it was pretty serious. It stopped raining before I got home, and I have never seen the roof leak before. I have no idea what could have happened to make the roof leak. But I will say one thing, and that is that I am not very happy. I just got done spending a lot of money to fix up our house, and now I just have to turn around and spend more money on something else. I guess that is the way that life tends to work out a lot of the time.


June 12, 2015, Knowledge
Working on This Project in Bergen County

My boss Mr Peters and a couple of his clients got me to meet them down in the Southern part of Bergen County the other day. They had this project for me to look at it and it was not that pleasant to consider at first. Of course the building was vacant and it had been sitting there for some time. Apparently some vagrants had been living in there and they had made a mess of the place. Right now you have to get some one to do sewer cleaning in Bergen county and the place is not going to be practical for me to deal with before that gets done. At the moment you just can not breathe the air in the place safely, at least if you do it makes you want to gag. I went down to the hardware store and got a couple of really big fans to pull the air in and out of the place.

It is going to be a couple of days before you will be able to stand it in there without a dust mask I would guess. I am thinking that I need to get a bunch of kitty litter and hire some temp guys The water needs to be moved out of the areas where it has been settled, so you are going to have to get some big squeegees and rubber boots. I guess that I might as as well get some of those plastic bunny suits and then we can toss them after we get done cleaning up the place. I am not sure that you have to have that sort of thing, but it is going to be messy work and you probably not going to like the clothes you have on by the end of the day.


May 24, 2015, Knowledge
Getting Ready to Do the Bathroom over

We have been working on the plan and the budget right now. Leigh and I have been having a silly argument over this set of shower doors in Essex county NJ. We agree that we want to re do the bath and get rid of the tub, but I am thinking about replacing it with something fairly basic. The model that she wants to get is frankly beautiful. She has fallen in love with the look of it and the fact that having it put in is going to be three times as expensive does not seem to bother her at the least. I am thinking about the big picture and more to the point, I am thinking about the bottom line. It is pretty simple, this is going to be a big job and doing the whole thing is going to be expensive enough. You do the shower door that nice and you have to take the money out of the rest of the budget. Either that or you have to get a bigger budget.

We have a definite plan which involves a big double vanity sink and a very large mirrow and cabinet above it. That is going to be where people are going to see it for example. People are going to go in there and be impressed. It is a really good idea and if we execute it properly it is going to be quite beautiful. You can put the money in the shower and I admit that this is a beautiful shower door, but how many times do you go in to a person’s house and check out their shower. The only way you would look at the shower door is someone was to go out of their way to show it off to you.


January 24, 2015, Knowledge
Started to Work on the Family Photos

Jan and I spent the other Saturday morning up in the attic cleaning up. We were getting rid of things we did not need and of course we found a lot of stuff we did not know that we had. I had about six or seven shoe boxes full of old family photos up there and I decided that I would start archiving some of them on CD’s or a hard drive. Of course I have a scanner and it works okay, but the photo scanning software that I have is a bit of a pain to deal with and I have to figure out whether or not there is an easier way. Of course a lot of these photos are old and turning yellow. It is probable that if you knew what you were doing you could fix that, but I have not figured out that much just yet.

At any rate there must be five or six hundred of these photos, most of them were made with an old Kodak Land Camera or my Dad’s little Brownie. I think that is what is called, it has been a long time since I saw that thing. We had it when I was a kid and he took it on all of the family vacations. I think that some of the pictures I found were taken when I was a baby and we went to Silver Springs in Florida. I actually remember that because I have a dream some times about the monkeys that would jump on to the glass bottom boats. I guess that they were looking for a hand out. It must have made a big impression on me because I still have that dream every once in a while. It must have been a good trip if I can remember it before anything else.


January 24, 2015, Knowledge
Every Tree Has Its Time

There are a lot of trees in my backyard, and when a storm happens, limbs from those trees will occasionally fall. Most of the time I can break up these limbs on my own by hand or with a tiny saws. In a recent storm, this wasn’t the case, as a bigger tree broke in half and fell in my yard, along with some of its limbs. The tree fell in a direction away from my house, so there was no damage involved, but a service for tree removal for Queens NY did have to be contacted to remove the tree.

Since a big portion of the tree had fallen, there was no point in trying to salvage the tree. All of the leaves from this tree had fallen off, and there were mushrooms growing up the side of it, so the tree was already dying anyway. There was nothing I could really do for the tree except to have it taken away and have its stump ground down. The tree removal company cut the limbs off the big portion that fell, and cut it into smaller pieces that they could load into their wood chipper. The chipper chopped up the pieces into fine shavings.

The company then used a chainsaw to cut the remaining portion of the tree down, and then they sawed it up further for the wood chipper. They used a stump grinder to make the stump less visible. Alternatively, they could have dug up the yard to remove the roots of the tree entirely, but that would have taken longer and ruined a good portion of my yard. They then applied a solution to the shaved tree trunk to prevent it from trying to grow again. Even though the tree was dead, there was a possibility that something would try to sprout there.


November 6, 2015, Knowledge
My Roof Needed More Help Than I Thought

Because I have been trying to save for a motorcycle and some other things that I have been wanting, I have been careful to try to cut back on getting other things done. It sounds noble, but it also means that I have let some things slide or I have tried to fix them myself to save some cash. So, rather than look into getting roof installation in Brooklyn NY done last year when I noticed it needed to be done on my place, I decided to try to handle it myself.

I have never been a big fan of heights, but I figured that it could not be all that hard since so many people get up on a roof every day for their job, and they do not run into any trouble. I also knew that I could go to one of the big box stores that sells construction supplies to get new shingles, a ladder, felting and all the other things I would need. I truly felt like the roof would only need a small amount of work anyway.

The very first day I was up there, I began pulling off the shingles one by one. They were so old that they were literally cracking in half. As I pulled more and more off, an annoying truth revealed itself. The wood underneath the shingles was very much rotted. In some places, you could tough it with a tool and parts of it would just crumble. I pulled some of it back to look underneath and saw that rain had been recently leaking into my attic. This could have easily caused a house fire.

I continued pulling even more of the roofing off to check the wood, and saw that even more was in bad shape. That was a job that was far too big for me, so I called in a pro to give me an estimate.


November 6, 2015, Knowledge
Started to Clean Up the New Plant

The other day my boss told me to meet him at this address, it was in a bad area of the city and I was a little apprehensive about it to be honest. He showed me this old building and told me that he had bought it for almost nothing, he was very excited about it. I was not excited because I could see that he intended for me to make the place work and it was a real smelly mess of a place. The first thing I need is someone who does sewer cleaning in Bronx NY. This place has ancient plumbing which has something really foul backed up in it and there is not much way that you can stand to be in this place until you do something about the stench. I would guess that it is probably not healthy, but you can not really stand to be in the place right now. So it is not as though I can do much before I have figured out who can solve the sewer problem. My guess is that while this place was vacant there was some homeless person living there. You can see trash in the place which obviously looks like someone was camping out in there, they were even burning stuff in an old 55 gallon barrel to keep warm. They were probably using the toilets, even though the plumbing did not work. It is really disgusting in there. The rest of the job is going to take a good deal of time and a significant amount of money. In fact I am not so sure that the boss really got a very good deal on this place. To get this place to pass inspection is going to take an extensive effort and a great deal of money too.


November 4, 2015, Knowledge
My Brother Attributes Exercise and Organic Products in Singapore for His Weight Loss

My brother used to be obese. He had a job where he sits most of the day. He had many opportunities to get up and move, but he would play games during his free time. He also ate most of his meals out of vending machines. He liked fast-food and take-out food too. All high fat, high sugar and high salt. When his blood pressure went up and his cholesterol got high enough to need medication, he began to use his online experience to order organic products in Singapore. He ate what was delivered to his door. He packed a lunch for work, and he no longer ordered take-out or purchased things from vending machines.

He began to take time to get up and walk too. He enjoyed listening to music while walking the grounds where he worked. He then graduated to using the gym to ride a recumbent exercise bicycle. He started out at 10 minutes per day three times per week. Now he does a half hour on the bike and walks every day along with some light weight lifting. He has lost all of his excess body mass and is now considered to be a normal weight for his height. His cholesterol has returned to normal without medication and so has his blood pressure.

He continues to eat the organic products in Singapore that he orders online to have delivered to his door. I have never seen him with so much natural energy even though he no longer consumes caffeine like he did. His metabolism has normalized and he feels great. He was promoted at work to a job he likes so much more, and he continues to build strength and stamina. Eating better and lifting weights let him actually put on several pounds of muscle, and that is a good weight to have.


October 2, 2015, Knowledge
Providing Home Services As Well As Companionship

When my mom fell ill not long ago, she did not recover quickly. I know that is in part due to her age, but it was also because the illness just really took its toll on her. I wanted to be there to help her, but I was not able to take a leave of absence from work. I knew she would be okay and that she just needed some help for a few weeks or longer, and that is why I did a search for a senior companion in Long Island.

I was not expecting to find a company that is not located far from her. I thought I would find individuals needing work, so this was a huge relief knowing that a reputable company provides the services I had been looking for. I looked at the different services that they offer on their website, and I was impressed that they do as much as they do. Not only do they help people like my mom, but they can help take care of a person with more serious illnesses or injuries as well as dementia or Alzheimers. I knew that I wanted them to be the ones helping my mom, and she felt the same way after looking at the same website.

We both met with the companion who would be helping her, and she put us both at ease immediately. She told us that her own mother needed care, so she absolutely understood the position we were in. She helps my mom with so much, and she is just such a blessing to both of us. Even when my mom doesn’t need anything done, her companion is able to keep her company, and this is huge in the healing process too. Even when she gets better, she is going to continue to use their services, and I completely understand why!


September 7, 2015, Knowledge
Cancer Stole My Home from Me

When I was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, it changed my life in ways I never imagined possible. I got really sick from the treatments, and I ended up losing my job after missing so much work in the span of a year. I was denied disability insurance on my first attempt, and the appeal process takes up to a year. I was without any income, and I knew that I was going to lose my home. I did some research for my options, and I found out about short sales in Brooklyn NY as a result of looking at different things I could do to help myself.

I was going to lose my home, there was no doubt about that. I just did not know how I was going to lose it until I found out about short sales. There is a company that helps people in situations like mine, and I contacted them to see if this was the best option for me. Sadly, it was, but I was ready to downgrade anyway so I could get at least part of my life back. They explained everything about short sales to me, and I knew that this was definitely a better option rather than just losing my home to foreclosure.

One of the stipulations was proving that I was economically not able to meet my debt as far as my mortgage is concerned. That was no problem with how sick I was, even though the government had a different opinion since I was appealing their decision on my disability. I had no trouble proving it to my lender though, and the process for the short sale was started. This helped me in several ways, including letting me maintain some level of pride through the process. I am now renting a small apartment, but life is definitely getting better without the hassle of trying to save something I can no longer afford.


September 7, 2015, Knowledge
Memory Loss and Card Games

When my uncle started forgetting various things, my family began to get worried. He would have trouble remembering what he did just a few minutes ago, and even had trouble recalling names and places that he would visit on a regular basis. We took him to the doctor for an examination, and we discovered that he had Alzheimer’s disease. The news was so shocking that our hearts sank. We all came to a collective decision that we should get a senior companion in Brooklyn for him. The companion would be able to watch over him while we aren’t there.

My family looked at various companion companies with lots of scrutiny so we could find the best one for my uncle. We looked at all the services that the companies offered and looked at every review for them. For my uncle, who has played a major role in our lives, we would spare no expense to make sure that he has the best care. We would be trusting his life with a random stranger. Although he didn’t have any life threatening illness or some kind of terminal condition, we still wanted someone that we could trust on all accounts to look over him.

The search for a companion company was tough, but we finally decided on one that we felt would be good enough to watch over our uncle. A companion sits with him every day and helps him with various daily tasks, helps him run errands, and eve plays games with him. Although my uncle has Alzheimer’s, he’s still pretty great at playing cards. He was pretty well known for his ability to play many card game well when he was younger. I hope he doesn’t start playing the companion for money. He’s done a lot of that in his younger days too.


September 7, 2015, Knowledge
Best Air Conditioning Repair in Bergen County

The stupid air conditioning unit in my house is not working again and it is really frustrating for me. I wish that it would just work, because I do not understand why it is broken again. But this is the third time it has happened in the last year. I am checking out air conditioning repair in Bergen county NJ as I do not want to hire the same person that I hired to fix it the last two times. I think that it is time for someone new, with a fresh perspective. I think that might lead to a more permanent fix on the issue at hand.

I am not even sure if it is the same issue that has been causing the air conditioning to break, or if it has been separate issues. But I would like to figure something out about that, because this is just getting a bit ridiculous, if I do say so myself. I do not think that the air conditioning unit in this house is so old that it would need to be repaired so often for multiple issues, but I don’t really know much about that. I am not sure what the typical issues are that cause air conditioning units to break, and so I don’t really know how often they have to be repaired on average.

But one thing I do know is that I want to have a reliable source of air conditioning in my house, and it is not making me very happy that my air conditioning unit continues to break down on me. So I am going to try to make sure that the next repair I have done to my air conditioning unit is going to be one that will last me awhile. That is what I am focused on.


June 30, 2015, Knowledge
Getting Great Medicine the Easy and Safe Way

Getting medicine or treatment related to sexual issues can be very embarrassing and hard to do in person. Many people who could use pills like Viagra or Cialis to improve their quality of life end up suffering needlessly simply because they do not want to have to meet with someone face-to-face and deal with their nervousness. Of course most people know that a doctor’s visit like this is never as awkward as feared, but it is still something that can cause problems. Instead of worrying about it, you can take advantage of Apoteket 24 and get the necessary prescriptions without leaving your home.

Of course people are often skeptical about medical practices over the internet, and with good cause. It is hard to know when any doctor or pharmacist is trustworthy, let alone one you cannot meet in person. Even if someone does seem trustworthy in general, being able to trust their skill and knowledge is a different story. When it comes to product like this, it is also hard to know when the quality of the ingredients and labs that make a medicine can be relied upon. The bottom line is that many businesses try to make as much profit as possible, so opportunities for cutting corners or taking cheaper methods to save money are often alluring.

Of course these shortcuts do no good for patients and customers, as they often result in less potent products or pills that provide no benefits at all. At the end of the day whether something is convenient or cheap does no good if they are unable to fix the problem in the first place. Reliability is important too, as having the treatment work part of the time, but not consistently, is useless in most cases. This is why sticking with a reputable and trustworthy company to get help is the best plan.


June 24, 2015, Knowledge
Quick Response Time for Air Conditioning Repair

My air conditioner is not working right now, and that is a big problem. It is starting to be pretty hot outside, and they are predicting that this summer is going to be pretty brutal. I am not looking forward to it, and I plan to spend most of my time in the house. But that won’t help me much, if I am not able to stay cool inside. So I need to see who does air conditioner repair in Morris County NJ and I would like to hopefully schedule an appointment to have my air conditioning unit fixed within the next week.

I know that it is going to be cooler outside for the next few days – or at least that is what it says on the forecast when I bring it up on my phone. After that though, the forecast is calling for some pretty hot temperatures. It would be great to have the air conditioner up and running again before those hotter temperatures get here.

One of the reasons why it is so important to have this done, is that my mother is living in the house with me. She is pretty old and she does not tolerate the heat very well. She always hated getting too hot, but now that she is at such an advanced age, getting overheated actually poses a fairly serious medical risk to her, and it is one that I want to avoid as best as possible. So even if it costs a lot, I am going to do everything I can to get the air conditioning running again in this house shortly. I am not sure what is wrong with it, and it actually seems kind of strange to me that it is not working. But I guess I will wait for a professional opinion.


June 15, 2015, Knowledge
Talking to Roofing Contractors This Week

Oscar and I have spent all week talking to roofing contractors this week. We need to get the roof fixed up and replaced and of course we are looking for the best deals that we can find from roofing contractors in NYC. We are going to have to figure out what we are going to have to pay for the job and that is going to determine what else we can do. The roof is the priority and it is the thing which has to be done and there is not any way that you can get around it. It has to be done and it has to be done in the very near future. It is not something which we are going to be able to put off for any length of time. That is pretty much asking for trouble. It is especially troublesome if you have a big winter snow like we did last year.

Of course we had one big snow on top of the other last year. There must have been half a dozen storms which all came close to blizzard like conditions. Of course snow is really quite heavy and if you have six feet of snow on your roof, that is going to many tons of weight. We were really quite concerned that the roof might give up the ghost on us. It creaked and cracked and groaned this one evening after a big snow. We had to figure out how to get the snow off of the roof and we eventually hired this guy to sweep the roof off. He used a cherry picker and he was pretty nervous about it. Of course he was thinking that all of that snow might come down on top of him of him and his cherry picker.


May 15, 2015, Knowledge
It’s Better Than Waiting to Do It

A lot of people make the mistake of waiting when their roof takes damage. They seem to think that if they just ignore the problem long enough that it will just vanish. Unfortunately for all of us that is not the case. A damaged roof can lead to a lot of problems down the line, so if you notice any damage, go ahead and call commercial roof replacement in bergen county NJ. They can get a lot of things done in a very short amount of time, which is likely exactly what you want. I know a lot of people that wait until the last minute to get work like this done, and it always comes back to bite them. If you don’t believe me then just go ahead and wait, you will end up costing yourself potentially thousands more than you would have been otherwise paying if you would just take the necessary steps now.

You do not even have to wait until the problem happens to get started on the right path. I know a lot of people that take preventitive actions so that they never have to be put in the position of having their roof give in at a bad time. They have it inspected yearly and tackle any problems before they arise. This is the option that some people take, however most people will just wait until they see a problem. I will say however that you can usually get a yearly inspection done for free from a few different places, you just have to rotate the free years with different companies so that you can end up with an inspection every year. Of course they try to sell you extras when they come out for the inspection, but if you just tell them no you should be fine.


January 30, 2015, Knowledge
Detoxing Your Body of Heavy Metals

I am really worried about bioaccumulation of heavy metals and the affects that it could have on my longevity. I have never been so worried as recently, when I started reading about how long certain metals are able to stay in your body and it is really quite terrifying to tell the truth. I am checking out a heavy metal detox regimen that is supposed to help to get heavy metals out of your body, and I want to check it out. Because if I can do something to get these metals out of my body, then I will feel a lot better, and less anxious about this whole topic. It is something that is quite worrying to me at the moment. But I do believe that it should be possible to get some of the stuff out of my body.

My biggest concern is probably mercury because I have ate a lot of fish in my life. To make matters worse, I have ate a lot of tuna in my life, which accumulates more mercury in its body, than other types of fish, because of the fact that it is a larger fish that accumulates more metals by eating little fish that have smaller amounts of mercury in them.

It is kind of scary how mecurcy content propagates up the food chain like that, and it makes me want to stop eating fish completely. That will be hard for me to do though, because I must admit that i am rather fond of fish and it is one of my favorite things to eat. However, I am much more scared of heavy metals and what they could do to my body in general. Id o not want to die of cancer becaue of the things I have consumed in my life.


January 27, 2015, Knowledge
Money Going Down the Drain

My home is a major investment of mine. I take great pride in its upkeep. I have spent a lot of money to ensure that everything is functioning properly. Recently, I noticed that my water bill is higher that usual. It is close to two hundred dollars. I am living on a tight budget and cannot afford to waste money paying excessive fees. I don’t take long showers and I also try to waste the least amount of water possible. I am looking for a plumber in Morris County NJ. I have some ideas of what is wrong, but I am not sure. Hopefully, the plumber will discover the problem in my home.

The first speculation I have is that my house has leaky pipes. I checked in my garage, but I did not find anything. It must be leaking water from a place that I cannot see. This is bad because the water will mildew the inside of my interior structure. My house is very old. It is over fifty years old. The ancient pipes could have been damaged from last winter. The cold weather could have caused one of the pipes to rupture. The plumber might advise me to get some of these old pipes replaced.

Another theory for my high water bill is the use of my shower and toilets. They are just as old as my house. I conserve as much water as possible, but these fixtures still use large amounts of water. I will probably have to invest in low-flow toilets. They do not use as much water as regular toilets, but they can save me money. I also will invest in low-flow shower heads. This will reduce the amount of water that is used while I am bathing.

I am certain that the plumber will help me save more money on my water bill. I might have to make some sacrifices, but it will be worth it.


January 26, 2015, Knowledge
I Have to Find a New Place to Stay

I have to find a new place to stay and I have decided that the best thing would be for me to look at place in Yio Chu Kang, because my job and my parents place are both in the Northeast part of the Island. What I am looking for is a furnished place, something with good terms on short term rental apartments near MRT station. Of course the thing is that I am going to have trouble figuring out what I can afford at this point in time. That is not going to be easy for me to manage since I have a lot of other issues that I have been dealing with while I am trying to get a new place. I definitely need a furnished place, because there is not any point in trying to move the stuff that I have now. In fact I think I am just going to leave my door unlocked and tell all of the other people in the building they can have the stuff.

I think I heard a story once that was what Jay Leno did. He was born in New England I think and he had a place in Boston, MA. One day he just loaded up his car and headed off to the West Coast to pursue his dreams of being a comedian. Instead of planning it all or moving all of his stuff he just told his friends that he was leaving and that they could have any of the stuff that they wanted out of his place. I am not sure all of the stuff in my place would get taken if I left it there though. That tells you about the quality of my belongings I suppose. I guess the landlord would probably throw it all out.


December 28, 2014, Knowledge
A Place of My Own in Singapore

Living in Singapore has been one of the most unique experience I could have ever asked for. I’ve been here for over a year now and I cannot see myself returning back ‘home’ to the United States. I love the country of my birth and I love being a part of that American global culture but it’s here in Singapore that I have truly been able to find myself in a meaningful way. One of the quirks about Singapore is that they have small air conditioning units which means finding a reliable Aircon service provider is important. You know the kind; the units that are installed on a wall like a fan unit? Yeah, those.

I actually never saw one of these before until I moved to Singapore. I hadn’t actually lived on my own until I moved to Singapore. I had decided to attend university here briefly for the experience but I found myself falling in love with the country. They say that America is the land of opportunity and the free. It might be in its own way but here in Singapore there is opportunity for everyone. It’s amazing that everyone living here is able to find work if they so wish it.

I didn’t expect to find myself being able to work here in Singapore. I wholly expected to just leave one I finished with my semester here but found myself instead with an internship that I never planned on. It was pretty amazing, truth be told, and quickly was able to afford a new apartment. I’ve been living here ever since. It’s not the biggest apartment but it’s one that I’ve been earning with my own money in a country I never expected ot be able to make a living in. I’m incredibly proud of myself.


December 27, 2014, Knowledge
Figuring out How to Buy a House

We were hoping that it would be relatively easy for us to navigate this process, but so far a lot of stuff has popped up that we have not been ready for and it adds to the cost beyond what we were hoping to pay. There are a lot of things, like for instance you need to be able to find a good price on home insurance in your state before you get the bank to lend you the money. They are not worried about your problems when they want you to get insurance, that is to protect their back sides. Say for instance they lent you the money to buy a house and it happened to burn down the next day. That would leave you with a mortgage on a big pile of ash and charcoal, obviously you would not really want to pay tens of thousands of dollars for that.

If you have insurance, then you can still manage the problem and every one comes out okay, aside from the insurance company and they are in the business of figuring out which chances they can take and still turn a profit. No one is going to cry over their loss, because that is the only reason you have them. I had a job for instance and we had great health insurance. It cost me a ton of money, but I never used any of it. So I spent all of that money and it was all just a hedge against the worst happening. If the worst had happened I would have needed it and I would have been happy that I had paid all of that money. Nothing ever happened and it felt like I had wasted all of that money. Of course this is what the bank wants, so my opinion is not relevant.


December 19, 2014, Knowledge
Moving Down to College Station This Week

I guess that you have the power to choose which electric company you want to use in Texas. At least that is what the real estate lady was telling me when I was talking to her. I have to find a place in College Station before the beginning of the Spring Semester at Texas A & M university. I am going to be working in the administration office down there at first, but the chances are that they are going to find a teaching position for me if things work out. They seem to think that they will have a job for me and obviously I would be interested in it. That is what I am hoping for, but I am planning on it just being a temporary job. The chances are that I shall have to wing it either way, but of course it is a good chance to take.

At any rate I found a little house that I can rent for a fair price. It is about twenty minutes from the campus and I am not sure how hard it is going to be to get around down there. On most college campuses it is better if you take the bus or ride a bike. You can never hardly find a space to park, but in theory I guess that they will have a space for me to park the car. I shall have tofigure that out when I get down there. I am going to be sure to get to where I need to be in time no matter how hard it is to do it. I am glad that the price of gas is down so much, because I am going to be driving a big truck down there this weekend and it is going to cost a lot less.


December 16, 2014, Knowledge
Trying to Figure out Binary Options

I got to wondering what the term binary options means after I got an email the other day. The ad was for some company and the guy’s pitch was that he was the best binary option broker with great awards winning trading platform. I had absolutely no clue what any of that means, but I did a bit of digging and I found out that this is not something that I would ever want to get involved in. A binary option has two outcomes, pretty much it is all or nothing. You can come out of it with nothing, not even the original money that you put in the investment. That means that the guy is the equivalent of a bookmaker in terms of finance, because this is a sort of investing which works pretty much exactly like a gamble. It is hard for me to see what the attraction is for people who do this, especially if they understand it.

In fact you can apparently place this sort of wager on just about anything. It could be the price of orange juice or some other commodity I guess. You can bet on almost anything. I just do not see why you would do this, at least not unless you are very sure that you are going to win. I am not sure if you can find the sort of things where you are likely to win. It does not seem as though they would have a binary option where you would win if the sun came up in the morning and you would lose if it did not. If you were just as likely to lose as you were to win, then this thing makes no sense at all to me. In fact I have a hard time figuring out when the odds were good enough that I’d do it.


November 17, 2014, Knowledge
So You Are Looking Train Horns Online

So you have been looking at train horns online, but you are not sure about where you should buy them from? There are quite a few companies that sell these horns online, but some are better than others. One of the best companies online that sells train horns is TrainHornsUnlimited. This company has plenty of good things about them that separate them from the rest of the competition. Just because a company is good, does not always mean that the products that they have are what you want, but this is not the case with Train Horns Unlimited.

Train Horns Unlimited has a very large selection of horns that you can choose from. They offer all types of horns including train horns and air horns. They also offer a wide variety of train horn kits. All of the products that they have to offer are very high quality so you will be very pleased at whatever that you buy from them. This will leave a very positive and memorable experience any time that you decide to shop there.

This is a very down to Earth company that started out in Montgomery. Alabama. While they started out small, their honest attitude and focus on customer service has allowed them to expand and open up offices all over the nation. They are also capable of shipping their products across the world and they ship through FedEx, UPS and First Class Priority Mail. They have accomplished this i a short time since they have only been open for 7 years.

They have a great customer service team, so if you have any issues, they will be able to take care of it as soon as possible. So, if you want to make any purchase of toy train kits or horns, Train Horns Unlimited is the place to go.


October 27, 2014, Knowledge
The Many Problems of Technology

There is no doubt that technology for the average user is simply a medium in which they are able to use to make their lives that much easier. For may, they want only to be able to contact their friends, family and work associates while being able to check their e-mail and do some online shopping. For others it’s more intensive requiring slightly more knowledge regarding how their computers work but even they can fall victim to many of the hardware or software issues that happen from time to time, requiring technology professionals to help them solve the problems plaguing them.

I have been working in the Information Technology industry for several years now which has allowed me to see the many different problems that users face on an every day basis. For some, they are actually issues that require a great deal of help or even often resorting to a factory setting for their device. For others, the problems are not exactly problems but instead a misunderstanding that comes from the lack of the computer knowledge required to operate their computer or their device properly. To be honest, there is an admittedly great deal of information that is required to interface with the varied components of the ‘net and the hardware.

I have had some of the most absurd calls. One where an elderly user was unable to figure out how to turn on her computer, believing it to be completely dead when it was merely her monitor that was not turned on. Another one was convinced that her computer was ‘broken’ because she was unable to access the Internet. She believed that the Internet was responsible for running her computer and without access to the Internet it meat that the computer itself was not working! That’s just a couple of the issues these users face.


October 12, 2014, Knowledge