What I Learned About Satellite TV and Why We Picked It over Cable

We were looking for who the cable TV provider was when we moved to our new apartment in our new town. In looking for the best television channel package we could get I discovered the www.cable-tv.com/windstream/ website that showed me satellite television packages. I did not know much about satellite TV since I never had it. I grew up with cable and so did my wife. In fact, when I was very young we only had an antenna on the roof and a big console TV set. That was a few years ago! I only saw satellite TV one time. It was nice and clear and the guide on the screen was really cool.

I figured I would look into it a bit more. I did not know if it was even allowed in the apartment where we were at. However, after I called, I found out that we could have it. The landlord already made it possible for everyone to choose from satellite or cable in the building. I asked two of our neighbors we had met while moving in. One had cable and the other had satellite. My wife and I checked out both options by fooling with their TVs in their apartments. (more…)

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Sometimes Moving is Because of Necessity Rather Than Choice

I had heard about families upending their lives when a loved one gets sick. When it is a child, it is even tougher. My sister devotes full time to her daughter since she got sick with a dangerous but survivable form of cancer. She lived an hour away from the Houston hospital where my niece is receiving her treatments. She was commuting every day and was exhausted. I got together with some companies that contract with me and we raised some money for her to get one of the nicer Houston TX apartments that were available.

My sister runs a small work-from-home business that only requires her to have a cell phone and a laptop. Her husband has a job with a manufacturing firm back where they live an hour away from the hospital. He needed to keep his job for the insurance. He could drive in on the weekends to be with his wife and daughter. They were looking at several months of my niece being treated at the hospital facilities. (more…)

July 27, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments (0)

My Back Troubles Seem to Have Disappeared

As a young person, I often heard older people talking about back problems. Enough so that I found myself hoping I would never have the same type of issues when I grew older. Turns out that I am not that lucky because I started having troubles by the time I reached 40. Now, halfway through my 40s, I have back pain so severe that I sometimes can’t get do much but lay down for days until the pain subsides. My very well-meaning neighbor said he has been going to a great chiropractor in Bakersfield to eradicate his pain, but I wanted to visit my own family physician first.

After the 4th incidence in just 5 months of dealing with excruciating pain, I knew it was time to see my doctor. I had put it off far too often. At the appointment, I explained how it felt like something had slipped in my back and that it happens when I bend a certain way. I can literally feel bones hitting each other and rubbing when it happens. He listened intently and then told me he was going to give me a potent prescription. (more…)

July 24, 2015 at 4:30 am Comments (0)

Working in a Disaster Relief Center

There are millions of homeless people in this world and the reasons are many including poverty, human clashes, natural disasters etc. It is necessary, to provide these victims of unfortunate events; basic amenities for their survival. Proper care must be taken to see that they do not contact serious or fatal diseases. If you’ve been reading the Ukraine News, then you know first hand the sort of human made disasters that might befall people. Nobody knows when a disaster can strike. When it does, everything is wiped out in just few seconds and people are left utterly devastated. Natural disasters like earthquakes, tornadoes, flash floods, wild fires, etc have the potential to destroy many houses and displace thousands of people. Needless to say, there is huge loss of life as well. Life becomes hell to those who survive and whatever they had is no more. In such critical situation, it is necessary to provide them with immediate relief. (more…)

July 12, 2015 at 4:30 am Comments (0)

Doing a Bit of Web Marketing

At least I am doing the research. My thoughts run the lines of this, you can get almost anything on the web and there are a lot of things which are really obvious and very well suited to selling on the internet. For instance books and music and other digital content like games are great. In essence you are selling ones and zeros when you think about it and there is obviously the potential for a big profit margin when you are not selling a physical product. I am thinking about stuff you can not get any place. Dog diapers would be one example. (more…)

July 27, 2014 at 4:30 pm Comments (0)

Finding Quality Pet Supplies for My Dog

Pet GJ196DK Nail Grooming Trimmer (Silver). Pet Supplies. Pet Supplies ...Living in a small town, it can be a challenge to find pet supplies for my dog. There are some very small local shops around us, and it is very rare that they have stuff beyond the basic dog food, a collar, and maybe a leash. I knew there had to be a place out there where I could order wholesale pet supplies and have them shipped directly to my home. Thankfully, I was glad to finally found a website that did just that. I knew immediately that it would make shopping for my dog so much easier than before, because I would have endless choices to pick from, rather than just the standard options.

For example, one of the things I really wanted to get for my dog was a nice collar. The local grocery store didn’t have many options to pick from, but online was a totally different story. The website that I found had a variety of different items that I could order. Not only did they just have collars, but they had clothing, as well as harnesses and leashes.

March 19, 2014 at 4:31 am Comments (0)

Bird Netting Increased Our Garden Yield

In the spring we have a competition around here. The birds are making nests and eating a lot of calories to support all their hard work of raising families. We work to plant fruits and vegetables that we will eat throughout the rest of the year. We grow our own fresh produce, and we can the rest. We needed to be able to take more of the yield from the garden for ourselves rather than sharing it with the birds. This is why we erected bird netting over the entire garden.

We made a framework in the limited space that we have to garden. We bunch up our plants taking advantage of every square inch of space available. I would tie old aluminum pie plates and old CDs on strings to scare away birds.

February 26, 2014 at 1:31 am Comments (0)

The Unbridled Spirit of Kentucky Passsion

Growing up in Kentucky for most children means at least one thing; you have been around horses at some point growing up. Many of us have a lot of experience with horses early in life and my own childhood was no exception. Even at seven years old I was being sent to ‘horse camp’ to learn all about horses, ride horses and enjoy the beautiful wild stretches of forest and plains in Kentucky’s rural areas. Growing up, my parents would often give me different horse gifts in hopes that it would encourage me to continue devoting a passion to all things equestrian. However, as I grew older and life became more busy I soon fell out of love with horses. I had always planned to buy my own horse that I could care for, in hopes that I might be able to enter into tournaments. I had learned both English and Western style of riding, as my instructor felt it important to understand the fundamentals of both methodologies.

December 11, 2013 at 1:31 am Comments (0)

Wildlife Must Be Saved Now

I live in the state of Connecticut, and it seems like every single week there is a different wild animal that is running around, only to scare the people that it comes into contact with. We have had a moose and a few black bears in our area that just mind their own business and walk through the neighborhoods. Because they are seen as a risk, a lot of people call the police and the police will come and actually shoot to kill them. I went to http://www.integratorialimentarisani.com and saw that there were more than a few different people that were complaining about the way that the police and local authorities were dealing with all of the wild animals. I got to be really upset with each and every killing.

November 24, 2013 at 5:34 pm Comments (0)

Best Diaper Brands for Small Dogs

I have a small house dog that is a female, and it gets is period from the time to time, which is really gross to deal with, since she spends all of her time in the house. I really hate to find little drops of blood on the floor, and much worse, is when the blood gets into the furniture. I am going to look into dog diapers, in order to put them on the dog when she is having her period. I think that will be the best way to prevent this sort of thing from happening in the future.

I would just get the dog fixed, and that would take care of the problem, of course, but I do not want to spend the money to get her fixed. Further, she is a house dog, and basically never leaves the house for more than five to ten minutes at a time.

October 21, 2013 at 4:32 pm Comments (0)

Elaborate Fish Tanks Are Waiting for You

AquaTouch freshwater fishI’ve never been very good with pets. I try my best but I just don’t have the responsibility it takes to have a cat or a dog; maybe they’re simply too dependent on the affection that we can provide them – well, that others can provide them. I’m a loner when it comes down to it and as such I don’t like to have a lot of affection in my life, it’s just a part of who I am. However, I like being entertained so I decided to learn how to keep tropical fish.

August 12, 2013 at 4:33 am Comments (0)

Ever Have One of Those Days?

Ever have one of those mornings where you thought things couldn’t get possibly worse? I woke up this morning, and slammed my foot on the dresser. Shaking that off I made it to the shower only to run out of hot water before I finished shampooing. I managed to stumble down to the kitchen to a horrific site not to mention stench. dog diarrhea all over the floor. I suppose it was a good thing that I hadn’t eaten anything yet. I yell at my teen-aged kids both for not warning me and not cleaning it themselves while gathering the mop, the mop bucket and bleach. I’m there in my black work clothes trying to carefully clean dog diarrhea and making sure I get it all and I suppose you can guess what happen next.

A bleach stain on the back of my pants. Now since it was on the back I couldn’t see it and thought well at least my luck is changing.

June 9, 2013 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)

How to Choose Diapers for Your Dog

There are many reasons in which your dog may need dog diapers. Your dog may be sick, suffer from incontinence, or you may just want to stop leakage while your bitch is in heat. Since most of us are not experienced in buying such a product until the need actually arises it can be confusing to know exactly what dog diapers we need to ensure no messes happen. Well do not be scared in this article we will go over a few things you should know and do to make this as easy as possible for both your dog and you.

The first thing you want to do do is weigh your dog. If you own a smaller dog this is rather easy simply weigh yourself then hold your dog on the scale along with you and subtract your weight to get the dog’s weight. For larger dogs you will need to make a trip to the vet which will have a scale the dog can sit on to get an accurate weight measurement.

May 29, 2013 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)

Training My New Dog in a Crate

My husband has a habit of bringing home animals quite often. He finds these rescues that need to find a home or else they are going to be put down and they always end up at our house. I have been able to find forever homes for many of the different animals that he has brought home, but there is this one dog that he found that I just could not bring myself to part with. I fell in love with this little guy as soon as I saw him.

I ordered a wooden dog crate that I could use to retrain him to stay in the house. I am not sure if the previous owners had taken any time to train this little guy. I have been working to get my dog housebroken completely but it has been very difficult. I have read many books and have had several dogs in the past that I have had a hard time training and I have learned that crate training is the absolute best way to train a dog.

I wanted to get a nice crate that would look nice in my living room so I could keep the little guy where I could see and hear him all of the time. I found this one wooden one that I thought was exactly what I was looking for. I ordered it and waited just three days for it to get delivered. Up until it came, I was keeping the dog in my bathroom so he would not ruin any of the carpeting in the house. Unfortunately, he ruined the trim around the bathroom door trying to get out of that little room.

Now that he has a crate, he has been doing well and I expect to have him fully trained and ready to run in the house freely quite quickly.

February 3, 2013 at 5:30 am Comments (0)

We Groom Our Dogs Ourselves

We bought the oster a5 dog clipper to trim our dogs. We have two Border Collies that regularly need grooming. It costs a fortune to have them done at the dog groomer salons, so we learned how to do it ourselves. It is not that difficult to trim a dog’s fur. However, you do need a really good set of electric clippers to do the job right.

I learned the basics of being careful around sensitive areas so as not to clip too close and nip the dog’s skin. Your dog can also move suddenly without warning, so having a helper or tethering the dog is a good idea. Since our dog’s have been to the groomer, it was not that hard for us to keep them settled when we worked on them. We do keep them separated when grooming, because the one not being groomed wants to be right there nosing around while the other one is getting groomed.

The first couple of times I used the Oster A5 dog clipper, I was a bit tentative.

January 29, 2013 at 1:30 am Comments (0)

Need to Learn More About Clownfish

I need to learn more about Clownfish, and more specifically, the ocellaris clownfish, because I am hoping to buy a couple to put in an aquarium for my children. First, I need to learn about them and their diets, behavior, life expectancy, and all that good sort of stuff so that I will be a capable and competent owner for them. I am afraid that if I were to buy some of these fish, and that they were to die prematurely due to my ineptitude as a pet owner, then it could be pretty scarring for some of my younger children.

I need to learn what sort of temperature and water conditions that these fish need in order to feed. I am thinking that they might be tropical fish, but I do not really know.

September 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)

Where to Buy Your Dog Related Items Online

For those of us who are absolutely in love with animals, but more importantly in love with dogs, it can be a harrowing process of finding a reasonable and reliable dog boutique online. however once I stumbled across this particular website I knew that I was in love within the first few clicks of a mouse. First of all there selection was incredibly large, I was able to find just about any dog related item with their easy to use search function. This was a first for me, as with most other similar websites it is a nightmare to try and find the products that you are searching for. Second of all the prices that were presented to me were absolutely astonishing. Most places that serve the quality of products that this place does would sell for thirty percent higher prices.

August 29, 2012 at 8:30 pm Comments (0)