Working in the alternative energy field and helping people who want to be independent from utility companies, I always like to tell them why we need alternative energy sources. We have never in the history of our planet used so much energy as we use today. Take a look at the reasons we need alternative energy sources and discover more. Fossil fuels are sources of global warming – it has been proven that crude oil and natural gas are major contributors to global warming. This has been an environmental issue for many years. Using solar and wind energy are non-depleting energy sources which we can use over and over.
Fossil fuels are depleting at a fast rate and are becoming harder to recover. As the world’s population continues to grow we use more and more fuels to heat our homes, gasoline and diesel fuel for our vehicles, industrial use becomes greater, thus making another case why we need alternative energy sources. Read More
I am trying to spruce up my house to make it look better. I have started some renovation projects on the house, but another part is going to be to take out some of the old furnishings and replace them with new things. I need new furniture, carpets, rugs, and more. I want to look at some felt shag rugs because I have seen some that look pretty awesome recently and I want to see how much they cost, to see how viable it would be to put them in my house as part of my efforts to upgrade the interior design of this house.
I am trying to figure out how much of a budget I can throw together for all of the things that I want to have done. Read More
My computer just recently died on me, and I tried everything that I could think of to try to fix it, but nothing worked. I guess that the hard drive gave out on it, or something like that. I ended up scraping together enough money to buy a new computer, and I am just starting to put stuff on it. I have a lot of stuff to replace, because I lost everything I am going to go to Piratebay to start downloading some of the movies and other shows that I used to have on my computer.
It is pretty hard to accept the fact that I really lost everything, because I had spent so much time downloading things to my last computer, and it really had a lot of storage. I think all together, it had something like 6 TB of memory. But I lost all of that, and I couldn’t recover any of it, even though I tried pretty hard to do so. I am not sure what happened to make my computer die like that, but I am going to make sure that I backup some of my stuff going forward, so that I never have to deal with a situation like that again.
It is pretty annoying to lose all of your stuff, and then not be able to watch the next episode of a television show you had downloaded and had been watching nightly for weeks. I don’t even remember what episode I was on, but that is the least of my worries. I am trying to get some of my basic programs installed right now, and then I will worry about trying to replace some of the smaller things and all of my movies and music and the rest of the stuff I had on my computer.
Roofing companies in Bronx NY have the reputation of being a group of unsavory characters. If you need a new roof on your home or business how do you know whom to choose from all the choices of roofing companies? There are a few important things to look for to make sure your choice is the right one. There are many fly-by-night companies that come and go. Roofers often decide after learning to put on a roof that they should go in business. With little business knowledge and experience most do not last too long. Some do more damage than good before their business flounders. Make sure the company you choose has been around for years and will be for years to come. Read More
I am not the kind of parent that has to outdo other parents. If someone has a pizza birthday party for their child, I am not going to top that with something even tastier. However, I am the type of parent who wants my child to be as happy as possible. That is why I wanted to make my son’s birthday party really nice for not only him but his friends too. When I first heard about a kids party magician for Brisbane, I knew that I wanted to find out more to see if this was something that would be appropriate for children. Read More
Jacob, Bert and I have bought a nice piece of land in the mountains. It is about 15 acres, but it is on the South face of a pretty decent sized mountain between Asheville NC and Black Mountain NC. We talked to a couple of guys who run their own tree service in Asheville NC about what it would cost to clear off parts of the land for a bigger lodge. Right now it has a little cabin on it. The story we have is that this was built about forty years ago and it was obviously used for a hunting lodge. The place has a collection of vintage beer bottles, although a lot of them have been victim of target practice rounds. We are going to have to clean up that sort of thing, there is quite of bit of junk which has collected up there. At some point a pick up truck was abandoned up there. It had a camper shell on it and was apparently used as a storage shed. Read More
My grandmother has a senior companion in Brooklyn that helps her. She’s in her 80s and she can’t do things like she used to be able to do. When my grandmother was younger, she would do hiking in the mountains, kayaking on the rivers, and even lift weights at the gym. She was really a strong woman, but now she doesn’t have the same amount of mobility. A couple of years ago, she had a really bad fall that hurt her hip and she had to get surgery for it. She’s not as fast as she used to be, and she has trouble lifting some things.
The companion basically acts as another set of arms and legs for my grandmother. Read More
My husband passed away just five years ago. Before that happened, I care for him myself and I enjoyed doing so. It was during that time that I saw a glimpse of what might be in the future. Not having any kids of my own, I wondered who would take care of me if I ever needed it. I spoke to a social worker who told me that I could take comfort in the fact that senior home care in Queens exists, and if I ever needed it, I could hire someone to come help me.
By the time I reached my 82nd birthday, I realized that I was having trouble with remembering things. Being forgetful from time to time when you are very young is typically not a problem. Read More
People see a mix of recovery and downturn depending on their own personal circumstance. My job got more secure because of increased security threats worldwide. I work as part of a team protecting people. My neighbors are mix of people doing okay and not doing okay. A lot of them lost their jobs, or they lost income due to stock market losses affecting their retirement. For some it was downsizing in the corporate world. I see a lot more foreclosures in NYC where we live. I have neighbors who just walked away from their mortgages. Some moved back in with parents. Some rented apartments. Some moved out of the state altogether. A friend went to a small town in a lower state where the cost of living is a quarter of what we pay here. He was able to sell his home before it was foreclosed on.
Times are precarious. Read More
When I started scratching my arms and legs, I knew something was wrong because I have never done that before. I am not the type to run to the doctor when something happens though. Instead, I went online and did some research. That is when I knew that I had bed bugs, and I had probably brought them home from an overnight stay in a hotel a few weeks ago. I wanted to take care of the problem quickly, so I started looking for a company that does bed bug control in NYC. Read More