Sunday, March 31, 2013

Dead On This Day March 31

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J. P. Morgan, American financier, dead on this day on 1913

Anne Frank, German-born diarist, The Diary of Anne Frank, is one of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she died on this day in 1945

Death is Like Taxes
We all pay the price some day
Lest All Rest In Peace

Opening Day

It's Time For Baseball
Ready For Opening Day
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Easter Basket Fun

My family tradition has always been to wait until Easter candy goes on sale to buy it for the kids. I don't like paying high prices just to make an Easter basket. I have been doing this for years. My wife decided she would give the kids their own Easter baskets this morning on Easter. I have no problem with it, but I will still stick to my family traditions

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Dead On This Day March 30

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James Cagney, American actor who was one of the most famous American actors, ranked eighth on the American Film Institute Greatest Male Stars of All Time, won an Oscar for his role in Yankee Doodle Dandy and was President of the Screen Actors Guild for two years. He died on this day in 1986

Death is Like Taxes
We all pay the price some day
Lest All Rest In Peace

Friday, March 29, 2013

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Best Meals Happen At Home Recipe-Chicken and Vegetable Bake

4 servings  |  Prep Time: 20 minutes  |  Cook Time: 30 minutes
 
INGREDIENTS
 
1  can (10¾ oz.) Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Chicken
    Soup (Regular or 98% Fat Free)
1/2  cup milk
Dash ground black pepper
1  cup broccoli or cauliflower florets, cooked
1  cup LeSueur® canned carrots
1  cup Green Giant® green beans
1/4  cup red pepper strips, cooked
1  can (12.5 oz.) Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in
    Water, drained
1  can (2.8 oz.) French fried onions (1⅓ cups)
 
DIRECTIONS
 
Stir the soup, milk, black pepper, broccoli, LeSueur® carrots, Green
Giant® green beans, red pepper, chicken and ½ can onions in a
1½-quart casserole. Bake at 350°F. for 20 minutes or until the chicken
mixture is hot and bubbling. Stir the chicken mixture. Sprinkle with the
remaining onions. Bake for 10 minutes or until the onions are golden
brown.

RECIPE TIP:
You can substitute 3 cans (4.5 ounces each) Swanson®
Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained, for the
12.5 ounce can.

The Medical Device That Gives You The Freedom You Want

You are an older individual who loves their independence. You have some health problems, but you don't want to have to live in an assisted living facility. Your don't want your health problems to keep you from living at home, where you want to be.. On the other hand, your family cares about you and they want you to be able to get in touch with medical care immediately if the need arises. You have heard about medical devices, there are many to choose from. You and your family want the best possible medical device on the market for you. Have you heard of Vitalalert?

Vitalalert is the best medical device system in the business. You know that seconds or minutes can mean life or death when you are having a medical emergency. Vitalalert offers a medical alert pendant that you can wear on your wrist, around your neck or connected to your belt. With one press of a button, you can have an emergency vehicle dispatched to your house, saving time and your life. If you just need a nurse, another button connects you to an on duty nurse who is available 24/7. You no longer have a reason to move to assisted living.

My grandmother loved to live at home. She had some health problems, but home is where she wanted to be.  She lived a long and happy life where she wanted to be, without having to stick to a schedule she did not ask for. Why get stuck in assisted living when you can have a nurse or emergency services there to help you within minutes? With Vitalalert, you can enjoy living independently at your own home. Your home is the place where you feel most comfortable anyway. Check out this system and continue enjoying the freedom to do what you want to and when you want to do it.

Disaster In The Kitchen

My wife bought a set of Corelle dishes at WalMart. We used them for awhile and one day I did the dishes. I slipped and dropped a bowl on the floor. The corelle bowl exploded like a bomb and flew across the kitchen. Luckily, none of the pictures hit me or anybody else in the house. Here are some pictures of the disaster in the kitchen.


Dead On This Day March 29

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Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player, 1st baseman, Kluszewski was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum in 1962, he died on this day on 1988

Death is Like Taxes
We all pay the price some day
Lest All Rest In Peace

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Place To Call For Foundation Repair In Houston

My wife's friend had to move to Houston. Her company was bought out and moved to three cities, one of them was Houston. Beth did not want to move, but she had no other choice. Her husband was also losing his job and he thought he could find opportunities in Houston. They moved there about five years ago and find a nice home at a good price. A couple of years ago, they noticed cracks growing in their outside walls. They never saw anything like this at their home in Florida. They needed to call a company and find out what was going on with their home. I helped them make a search for Houston Foundation Company to see what we could find on the internet. We found a company comes out to your house and gives you an honest opinion about the foundation of your house. We all know if the foundation is bad, it won't hold the weight of your home. This ends up in a huge mess unless you get it fixed.

Our friends told us they had to have their foundation fixed. I don't understand the specifics, but they said the company did a good job. The best news they received was the company offered a lifetime warranty of their work. How many companies do you know that will stand behind their work like this company? In today's world, there are not enough honest companies we can deal with. When you find an honest company, you want to tell your friends all about this company. You want them to get the same professional treatment you received from this honest company. That is why I tell all my friends about a company that gives me excellent service and is completely honest with me.

I am glad I don't have any foundation problems with my house. I have enough problems to deal with on an everyday basis. If I lived in Houston and had a problem with my foundation, I would know who to call. An honest company that does a great job fixing the foundation of your home. If you live in the Houston area, check out this company for all your foundation needs. They will check out the problem and fix what is ailing your house. They will stand behind their work and will make sure you and your family are safe during the process.


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Looking Forward To A Road Trip To San Diego

I always wanted to take a trip to San Diego. I have already been to Los Angeles and Burbank, loved them both. California has always been a dream to me. I think it was all those television shows I used to watch that showed the beaches and made California look intriguing. When I visited, I was not disappointed with the state. My first visit was an eight hour hold over in the airport. The second stay was for a wedding and the third stay was a Christmas vacation. Every time I visited my friend, I asked him to drive me to San Diego. I finally came up with a good idea. My friend likes to invest and I told him he should check out some san diego short sales. This idea made my friend think seriously about a road trip to San Diego. We decided to check everything out online first. We wanted to see what we were getting into and what San Diego really had to offer us.  I like the internet because it is easy to find the information you need when you need it.

My friend and I found a bunch of cool properties in San Diego. They were short sales and were discounted by the bank. This perked the interest of my friend and his wife. I was just waiting for them to take a road trip to San Diego, so I could check out the place. Our plans were smashed the next day because we had a big rain storm. My friend does not like driving in traffic and he likes rain less. The following day, I had to catch my plane and go home. I never made it to San Diego. Maybe I will go the next time we visit our friends.

A couple of months later, my friend calls me and tells me he finally took a trip to San Diego. He actually looked at a couple of houses and he wished I was able to go with him. Two visits and I cannot get him to drive to San Diego. I leave and he not only goes, but checks out a couple of short sales. At first, I was a bit grumpy at my friend. When he told me about the houses, I changed my tune. He wanted me to take another trip to Burbank and go with him on his next visit. He was actually going to make an offer on one of the houses. How can you be grumpy at a friend who pays your way and gives you another chance at a real vacation? I can't wait to check out that house.


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Dead On This Day March 28

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Jim Thorpe, American athlete, Pro Football Hall of Famer who won two Olympic Gold Medals also played MLB for the New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds and Boston Braves, he died on this day in 1953

Death is Like Taxes
We all pay the price some day
Lest All Rest In Peace

A Good Tutor Can Improve Your Life

My friend Doug has been a tutor most of his adult life. He tutors children who have trouble with English. He goes into their homes and tutors them until they are ready to do their work by themselves. He does a great job as a tutor and has nothing but good comments from the parents. He works for a couple of tutoring companies and is looking to connect with more. There are all kinds of tutor companies out there including Valencia tutors. Some tutor companies are better than others and my friend only works with the best. He has a Master's Degree in Education and is really serious about his work. Doug is serious enough about his work to come up with his own business idea.

Doug and I have a big thing in common, we are both married to Filipino women. Doug's wife is from Manila and my wife was born in Cebu. His idea is to teach women in the Philippines who are engaged to American men. The idea is to teach these women correct English. Many Filipino women are taught English in school, but their English is lacking. Doug's idea is to teach them English while they are still in the Philippines, so they have a head start when they come to the United States. This would help them deal better with homesickness and get a job easier. He would use a program that allows him to teach the women in the Philippines, while he is standing here in the US. 

My idea to Doug was to also encourage these women to learn to drive while they are still living in the Philippines. Most Filipino women come the the United States with no driving skills. It can take them years to learn how to drive in our society. If the Filipino women learn both English and driving skills in the Philippines it would be a huge help to them in the Philippines. They could get a job much easier and learn how to drive themselves to work. This would also take a little pressure off their husbands financially and help both members of the marriage to deal with schedules.  Tutoring is important and can really change a child's and even an adult's life for the good.


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Succeed With Reccuring Payment Software

My friend began a cleaning business a few years ago. He started out small and eventually his business grew into a success. He did such a good job that everybody wanted to work with his company. His business hit a pot hole when some of the companies wanted to play hard ball. He would do the work and the companies would not pay him right away. This really put a damper on his bottom line. He was paying a crew and the money began to run out because the businesses did not do their part and pay him for his hard work. My friend decided it was time to invest in some Reccuring Payment Software with a company that really knew how to deal with companies like he was dealing with. Within weeks, my friend's payments were all caught up. He was able to pay his employees and they were able to pay their bills. Word got around that my friend did not mess around with payments. He already had a good reputation as a company and now he had another reputation he could back up. There was another important company that had my friend's back.

Has this ever happened to you? You do a good job for a company and they are slow to pay you? You send some products to another company and they decide they will pay you last. This is one of those situations that can really put a dent in the success of your business. That is why recurring payments are important. All the companies who owe you know exactly when they need to pay you. There are no longer any excuses to keep your money from flowing. Some companies like you to believe they don't pay you because they are having some sort of trouble. They are often holding your money to make sure money is flowing through their own business. They don't care as much about your business as you care. This is why you need to watch your own back. You need to connect with a recurring payment company that will get the job done for you. They will watch your back and make sure the flow of money keeps going. I believe that would be the type of company all of us would love to deal with.   


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Kid's Email Review and Giveaway 4/10/13


I was given the chance to review Kids Email. I had no idea there was an email made just for kids, an email that is safe for our children to use. We all know how dangerous the internet can be for our children. There are predators and other dangerous people ready to show your kids things they were never meant to see. Our kids are innocent and they don't need to see any of these things that can harm them for life.

KidsEmail.org's mission is to protect children from predators, pornography, and email from strangers. With so much technology at the fingertips of our kids, it can difficult to know who is communicating with your child. Our goal is to give parents the tools to protect their children in a manner that is simple and effective.


With Kids Email you can control every aspect of your child's email. these are the tasks you can do on the site. You can add each of your children, give them their own password to get into their own email. They can send email to mom, dad, sister and brother or whoever you want them to send email to.

Common Tasks

  • Safety Settings
  • Manage Contacts
  • Modify Look & Feel

Additional Tasks

  • Ground Child
  • Time Restrictions
  • Blocked Senders
  • Child's Account
  • Activity Logs

With all of the crazy people preying on children, Kids Email is a start to protect your children when they are online. You can use this email to teach your children about how to use email and not worry about who they will be talking to online. You can try out this service for free and see what you think about it. I like that you can change the background images for each kids. My daughter loves pink and my son loves dogs, they have their own background. Each of my children will be sending emails to their mom, their dad and their sister who lives in Kentucky.

this is the background we chose for my daughter

 my son's background

once my children get used to email, I will hook them up with their teacher, so she can send them homework to their own email. This will be both fun and educational for both of them. If you are a parent who wants to protect your children from those who prey on the innocent, Kids Email is for you. The internet is becoming a must for education and your children will have to use it in the future. You might as well get them used to the internet in a safe way.

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Join In On The 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge

I have challenged myself. I am a few pounds overweight, but I would like to lose twenty. I work out all the time, but I also love to eat. After all these years, I weigh 210 and I want to weight 190 pounds. If you saw me, you wouldn't consider me overweight, but I am not in the best shape of my life. This is why I have decided to take the 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge. Come on bloggers,You can join in on the 90 Day Weight Loss Challenge too. Check it out, Apply and join in on the fun. This is the time to make sure you are the best you that you can possibly be.

I have chosen to try  the 30 Day Diet™ - Diet right, day or night I will try this for 90 days and will keep you up on my progress. I hope you will join me and lose those extra pounds you have always wanted to lose. I chose this diet because using it for 90 days should give me the chance to lose the twenty pounds I would love to lose.


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The Other Side Of Contractor Management

Florida is an interesting place. You have the sun and warm weather, the beach and the sand. Many people move to Florida because they love hot weather and they want to begin a new life. We moved here because my wife got a great job offer. The company flew her here and made her an offer she cold not refuse. When we moved here, we stayed in an apartment for the first year until we had a down payment for a house. We learned the hard way that contractor management is a very important thing in Florida. Not all companies are what they seem in Florida. There are companies that comply to the rules, there are companies that are just around for a little while Those around for a little while, don't follow the rules. They want to make money off unsuspecting people, rip them off, and take off to another town far away. When you are looking for a home here in Florida, make sure you check out the company thoroughly. If you don't, this decision may come back and bit you hard in your wallet.

We had a bad experience with an air conditioner company. They put in a new air conditioner and were out of business in three months. They broke off and started the same company in Miami where they ripped off more unsuspecting people. They finally got a really bad name on the internet and hopefully people checked them out before doing business with them. The bad companies will get you if you don't watch your back. In Florida, if you don't watch your back, you will pay for it.

Don't get me wrong, there are some very good contractors in Florida. They comply to all the laws through contractor management. They do the job right and they stand behind the work they do. Fraud it big in Florida, so it is important to get involved with the right contractors. There are good companies that make sure these companies comply to the rules and regulations of the state. We finally found a good air-conditioner company. They fixed our new air conditioner up right and we no longer have any problems with it. They are rated perfect on the Better Business Bureau website. I hope you move to Florida and enjoy all we have to offer. I also hope you learn from my experience and watch your back when doing business here. Not everything is what it seems. Make sure you check out a company before you give them your hard earned money.


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When You Are Caught Speeding in California

We took a trip to California to visit our friends and go to their wedding. My wife knows her friend from Cebu and I met her husband when they lived in Indiana. He moved to California for various reasons. His new wife was from the Philippines and there are plenty of Filipino things in California. His family lives in Burbank and he was offered an excellent job near Los Angeles. He knew his new wife would be happier in California, so he decided to move there. He met her at the airport and they prepared for their wedding together. Technically, they were already married in the Philippines, but they wanted a Catholic wedding in the United States for his family. We made plans to fly from Florida to LA and prepared for our trip. Once we made it to California,we would stay at our friend's new home. We were bring two small children and we knew this trip was going to be interesting. It turned out to be even more interesting that we expected.

The trip on the plane was uneventful. My daughter cried a little, but she felt better after I held her in my arms. My son loved to look at the clouds out of the window of the plane. Our friends had a friend meet us at the airport. They would have picked us up themselves, but they were busy with big wedding preparations. The guy was nice, he even helped us with our bags. When he got on the streets of California, he changed a bit. He yelled at other drivers and drove at a high rate of speed. Eventually the police saw us, he was stopped and was ticketed for Speeding in California. We did make it safe to our friend's house and they were apologetic. Their friend was known for rushing through traffic, but he was the only one available. The wedding was beautiful and our vacation was fun. Our children loved the food and the wedding cake. My daughter even danced at the wedding. The only speed bump was that trip we had from the airport to our friend's house. Good thing they changed drivers on the way back to the airport.


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Dead On This Day March 27

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Dudley Moore, British actor in funny films, he died on this day in 2002. I remember one of the first movies my brother watched had Dudley Moore as the lead actor

Death is Like Taxes
We all pay the price some day
Lest All Rest In Peace

Buy A Good Razor For A Smooth Shave

I am old fashioned, I like a classic shave with no frills. I have always done my shaving by myself. My dad went to the barber, but that straight razor was too much for me. I have a good razor that I always use, it gives me a smooth shave every time. I remember when I began shaving, I was only sixteen. I saw my father shave and I wanted to try it out. I got his shaving cream and wiped it all over my face. I took his razor and shaved my face. After I was done, my face hurt from all of the cuts I managed to get on my face. My father used a disposable razor and it was dull. It cut me up pretty good. I made the matter worse by throwing aftershave on my face. I have to admit, I almost cried from that horrible experience. I thought shaving was the worst thing ever. This was until I bought my own razor when I joined the Army. I bought a good old fashioned razor that gave me a smooth shave every time. I had no trouble shaving and I hardly ever got a cut on my face. I still winch when I remember that first shave I gave myself at sixteen.

Now I am a middle-aged man who likes a good shave. I bought one of the best razors and I never worry about cutting up my face. Modern razors have technology behind them. They shave through my beard easily without leaving a mark. I can shave my face in under two minutes without worrying about a defective blade hurting me. I may be old fashioned, but I also like to get that perfect shave. After I shave my face, I feel much cleaner and ready to go out into the world. I remember the old razors. You had no idea what you were in for. You could buy a new razor and cut up your face with that first touch of blade to face. Men and woman know that a good blade doesn't cut their skin, it protects their skin from getting cut. A good blade cuts the stubble and leaves the skin in tact. I still remember that first shave, it was a horrible shave. I winch when I remember throwing aftershave on my raw cut up face. I am so glad I never have to worrying about that happening to me ever again. Make sure you buy a good razor and you will get the best shave of your life.


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Khloe's Detailed School Project


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