I was a bit surprised when I went to the mail box today and found a couple of Christmas party invitations in there. Of course one of them was for two weekends before Christmas, in the middle of December. Still that is a couple of months off in the future. You can not believe how much some people look forward to the Holidays. Obviously a lot of people who are in business have to think about Christmas all the year round. A lot of the people in retail are dependent on the money that they make in this part of the year. Of course a lot of it depends upon how people feel about the state of the world and their own place in it. If you think that every thing is going down the toilet, then you are going to be pretty reluctant to buy the kids every thing that they put on that list. Obviously it is even more that way if you think that you might lose your own job.
At any rate I have decided that I am going to start early this year. I figure that I will take care of the big things. That means my Mom, My Dad and the girlfriend. I need to worry about getting those gifts right. Other people I have to get gifts for, but it is not as though it is as vital. Of course all of the nephews and nieces are pretty easy. I figure that they will get their choice. I will either give them 20 bucks or I will let them tell me what they want me to get them. I am going to sit down and write them all an email later on today, that way I can have it all in writing for my records.Go On Studying
There is a telephone pole on the corner just down the street. It is close to the edge of the road. Big trucks turn there and hit that pole on a regular basis. The town says they have a plan to have it moved in about a year. The power lines on it do not serve our house. However, the cable TV line does. About every month or so like clockwork a truck will push that pole out of position or snap it off. The last time we lost TV service I went to http://satellite-direct-tv.com/directv-select-package.html to switch to DirecTV.
My wife and I were working and set a show to record on our cable DVR. While at work someone whacked the pole. The show did not record. We were really looking forward to seeing the season finale of that show that evening when we got home from work. That was what got me to call and switch to DirecTV. Not even considering the fact that it never goes out on us, we like it for a lot of other reasons. We are paying less for more channels than what we got with cable. The DVR can record a bunch more shows at one time than our cable box could. We can pause a show in one room and pick it up where we left off in the other room. We like the on-screen guide a whole lot more too.
I wish we would have switched a long time ago. That little dish up on the roof does not look bad at all, and it brings us a lot of low cost television programming. Our cable bill was through the roof. This is more affordable to us, we have it in all the bedrooms and the living room, and we got free installation to boot. Not a bad deal, and it does not go out when the pole down the street gets knocked over.
A couple of months ago I moved to Raleigh and started living temporarily in an apartment. I was looking for a place to live and I finally found something rather unexpected. It is a little thing that is kind of like a cottage and it would be unsuitable if it was not for the fact that I am working rather near by. That is because it is on a big reservoir about half an hour North of the City. The place is pretty nice, but quite small. It has wireless internet and satellite TV hooked up and it is included in the price. Of course this is like a guest house really. It sits about seventy or eighty yards from this three story English Manor house. It is in turn on a nice hill over looking the lake, while this cottage is hidden from sight unless you happen to be standing in a particular place on the grounds.
Now I did make a deal with the guy who owns the place. I am going to be paying rent and I am going to be mowing the grass as well. It would be a really big deal if I had to push it, because this yard is enormous and it is on a nice slope as well. I would guess that there is close to two and a half acres of grass and a significant amount of trimming that has to be done. One of those landscaping services would like charge him something more than a hundred dollars for the job, but he has a nice lawn tractor and I can probably do the whole job in around one hour and twenty minutes. So it is not a very big deal so long as you are incredibly pressed for time or out of shape.Go On Studying
When my boss asked me if I was interested in going back to school, I was not sure where the conversation was going. I had a Bachelor's degree in business, and I knew that I didn't need to have another major to do what I was already doing. That is when he told me about a program with a part time degree in singapore. He told me that one of the executives was going to be retiring within two years, and he wanted to mold me to be his replacement.
The board of directors would need to okay any promotion of that magnitude though, which is why he wanted me to go for my MBA. He had looked into the program, and he said I would be able to do the schooling along with my regular duties at work. He explained that it is a part time degree which means I would be able to receive my degree in 15 months. It was designed to be perfect for people already in the work field. Knowing that this kind of person already has a mountain of responsibility, the courses are taught with this in mind.
I thought that the offer was too good to be true, as I didn't think I would be eligible at all because of my lack of an MBA. My boss checked on my progress as the program went on, and he helped nurture me in other ways along the way. He explained that others were more qualified on paper, but I was the real deal off of paper. This was just a formality, but I was still grateful for this opportunity. I learned a good bit about business and leadership that was new to me, and I have become a better worker and boss because of it.
I am in the process of moving into my first apartment, and I am kind of nervous about everything. It will be strange not living at home. However, my parents are rather insistent that I move out of their house, because they feel that I have lived there for too many years, and that I am becoming too dependent upon them. I do not know if that is the case, but I want to look up prices for reliant energy in pasadena, because I am going to be sub-leasing an apartment from a friend of mine, and I need to get the electricity switched over from their name, and put into my name. They want me to do that pretty soon, so that their name is not still on the bill, after the next billing cycle starts. As such, I only have a few days to get this matter taken care of.
My main issue, though, is that I am not going to be willing to stay with Reliant Energy, if I find a place that is offering their electricity at a cheaper rate. I do not know if it will be possible to find a cheaper rate, but I am sure going to look to see if there is. As I have already implied, the electricity is currently through Reliant Energy. I should call my parents, and ask them what electricity company they use. I know that they used to use this one company, but I am fairly sure that they switched to another provider within the last year. I can't think of the name of the new company, and I am not sure that I ever knew it in the first place. I should probably just go ahead and give them a call, and then get back to looking up rates online.Go On Studying
My son is kind of disabled, but he wants to have his own place. It is going to be a burden, to allow him to live out of the house, but I understand his concerns, and I want to accommodate him as best as I can. He does not have an income right now, but he does get a check from the government. I have just found him an apartment that is relatively cheap, and now I am looking for texas energy companies in tell that have fairly low rates on their electricity. The lower the rates that are available, the better. I am trying to save as much money as possible, in this whole situation. I know that I am going to be paying for a significant amount of my son's living expenses.
I intend for this to only be a short-term arrangement, maybe something that will last for a few years, but not much longer than that. I would really hate to have to pay for his living expenses over a longer term than that. However, I think it would be a good experience for him, and it might improve his quality of life. He has been stuck at home his entire life, and he is thirty five years old.
I need to manage his bills still, because he is not the type of person that can be trusted with money. I give him an allowance to spend on things he wants, but other than that, I keep track of his money for him. If I did not do so, then there would be no way he would pay his bills consistently, living on his own. He would spend all of his money the week he got it, and then not have any money for the rest of the month.Go On Studying
Jackie and I are going to have to hire a tree service in asheville nc it seems. The two of us were getting the property cleaned up after the storm and then we suddenly realized that we needed to get well away from this one place in the yard. She just happened to look up because a hawk cried out or something and that was when she realized that there was the entire top of a tree hung up in another tree. Of course I was confused and we spent a good bit of time trying to figure out where it had came from. Apparently it had snapped off and the rest of the tree was still standing. It was not up there so well that you could feel safe at all either. It looked like it might fall at any moment. Of course we would have been quite happy if it had fell down, as that would mean that you would not have to park on the far side of the house and go in the house through the back door.
At the moment that seems to be the wisest thing to do. Of course you can walk under it and the chances are that it will not fall down in the short time it takes for you to pass, but that is a silly thing to do. You take chances when they make sense and in this case you would be risking your life and health with no possible benefit to gain in return. That is the sort of thing that a fool will do, but not the sort of thing that wise men are prone to do. The wise men usually end up dying of very old age in their own beds, not taking chances on a tree top killing them.Go On Studying
- OUT & WITHIN, exploration of life,art exhibition Event on 2013-12-30 11:00:00 ‘out & within’ e x p l o r a t i o n o f l i f e About the exhibition: Indulging in creativity is not only a passion for some artists but also is a way of discovering about human life and express through their creations. Promising artist Aniket Khupse & senior painter Satish Pimple go on a journey to explore and construe what human life is all about. Despite the age difference, they both seem to be sharing something in common – the zest to explore human life – and this exhibition is rendition of their discoveries from ‘out’ & ‘within’ life experiences. What is truly important and amazing is that they both present their works dealing with two fundamental aspects of life – one is metaphysical or realistic part and other is related to mind. Both are equally important attributes of human life. Whilst one facet is about dealing with outer, materialistic world, tackling various situations and moving ahead in life, other is about listening to your inner core, self-realization and contemplation. Listening to your mind dictates you to choose right path in your life and vise-a-versa, human mind grows and matures building upon real life experiences. Both aspects are correlated to each other and are incomplete without another. On achieving synergy between the two, a complete human being is created. Aniket Khupse: Aniket Khupse’s visuals can be read as intellectual and highly expressive anecdotes of human life. In his paintings, he treats canvas as a visual narrative where characters meet, tackle with various situations in life, react, learn from experiences, mature, grow and sail ahead in the journey of life. The proficient use of water colour in layers brings fluidity & depth to his compositions, constantly shuffling us between past & present. Khupse metaphorically uses various symbols to depict very sensitive qualities of human life, quite often as a subtle back-drop on his canvas. Apart from being a great visual treat of balanced compositions, colour harmony & textural quality, the personification created in his works facilitates very close dialogue to the viewers between them and his creations. Satish Pimple: Satish Pimple has been painting for nearly 40 years and his vast experience is evident in his ability to handle the canvas in an immensely captivating way. He manages to dive deep inside unfathomable inner mind where he reads imprints of emotions, memories, reactions and self-realization. His paintings are hence primarily abstract & sometimes semi abstract which portray a powerful & intense drama of on canvas. The abstract forms interact with each other in a harmony in his paintings. His bold patches & blobs of colours interweave and blur into each other to a varying degree and create a great sense of depth. He prolifically handles oil & acrylic making almost tangible textural patterns. One experiences a great amount of motion & force in his compositions taking you on this visual journey and at one point they become object of pure perceptual experience. at Artists' Centre Mumbai, India
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