A favor for a friend

A favor for a friend

One of the neighbours on our street, rented his house to a young family, and moved down South. They shipped their belongings to Panama and moved there for good. We still keep in touch by email and Skype. To us, Tom and Jane were more ...

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Fighting Lyme

Fighting Lyme

Lately, I have been under a lot of pressure at work, and I had a hard time dealing with the stress caused by the hectic atmosphere in the office. The management has changed, and now the new guys want to show what they are capable ...

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Revenge of the Nerds for Real

Revenge of the Nerds for Real

Ok, so it was fun to pick on me in high school. Yes, you were the jock who was super tough and I was the scrawny nerd who most people ignored. You pushed me into my locker and took my lunch as you saw fit. ...

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For Cargoes That Are Really Valuable

For Cargoes That Are Really Valuable

I have been driving a rig for about 30 years. I carry hazardous materials from a group of manufacturing companies near Minneapolis to a hazardous waste disposal site about 300 miles away. In fact, I make this run every night. I go in at about ...

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Trailer Seals Can Have Multiple Purposes

Trailer Seals Can Have Multiple Purposes

I am not a trucker and don’t know the first thing about driving a big rig. I just want to throw that out there to make it perfectly clear, because I want you to understand I am not coming from a position of great knowledge ...

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Ladder Calamities

Ladder Calamities

I consider myself something of a handy person around the house, even if I do say so myself. If there is a problem I am more likely than not going to be able to fix it, and if I can’t I’m certainly going to give ...

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Keeping your truck in place on those tough loading docks

Keeping your truck in place on those tough loading docks

For many years, I delivered cargo to this one warehouse on the other side of town. It was a great route, and I loved going over there. The staff was great, and they always had coffee and donuts when I arrived. It was my favorite ...

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Waterproofing The Roof

Waterproofing The Roof

Well I learned something today. I'd always thought that asphalt was that stuff used for roads and the like; and it is, but today I also found out that a version of asphalt can also be used to waterproof a flat roof. Why have I learned ...

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The Air Hurts

The Air Hurts

Being a doctor by profession, I have been very conscious about my health and the health of my patients. Becoming a doctor was my passion for as long as I can remember, and the dream of my parents. Tragically, when I was 15, my mother ...

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Getting Traffic With SEO

Getting Traffic With SEO

I have been searching for the best way to get popular quickly and I have done it all. I have paid advertisement, I have spend endless amount of money on Google ads, etc. It has worked to some degee, don't get me wrong but it has ...

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Important Lessons About Phones And Children

Important Lessons About Phones And Children

When I bought a new mobile phone some time ago, I also bought a CompactFlash memory card for it. I wanted to store data without having to remove old date every couple of days like before. This way could store more music on my phone; take somes ...

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Time Reveals Everything

Time Reveals Everything

I was born in a country where everyone has a busy lifestyle where they seldom recognize the fact that there are people around them to whom they owe certain responsibilities. Time was inexorable and this fact grew stronger as days passed. However, my parents cared for me, protected ...

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My Diary Never Leaves Me

My Diary Never Leaves Me

I am 30 year-old male but still carry a journal around with me, which is my vital store of thoughts that I can reflect on at the end of the day. So many of my friends wonder why I carry a diary with me wherever ...

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McKenna & Morrison

McKenna & Morrison

It was ten years ago when Joe and I started our canvas printing business. It was us, tiny Nick, the Bronsons and some Dutch brothers from Brooklyn that were in the same business. Business wasn’t good; business was great! We made some serious money in those ...

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Where Are You Most Likely to Find a Bed Bug?

Where Are You Most Likely to Find a Bed Bug?

Most people would quickly answer the question by picking the filthiest places but that is not necessarily true. I assure you that even the White House might have these deadly insects. My son failed to understand how a bed bug can be anywhere regardless of whether the place ...

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