Don't Forget to Feed the Baby

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A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist. ~ Stewart Alsop

If you haven’t read part 1, After The Lights Went Out, or part 2, Dystopia? Or Something Else?, you should do that before you read this.

Monday, July 9, 2012

It has become impossible to find out what is going on within the city of Baltimore. Without television or internet, we are limited to radio, and the only stations still broadcasting are located outside the city. We don’t know which areas have been affected, and we’re afraid to venture outside to determine the state of things for ourselves. The house is hot and stuffy, we’re running low on food, and without news to assure us that the reservoirs are still safe we’re afraid to…

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Crappy Customer # 1: I’d like to order the ribeye steak, medium rare.

Really Crappy Customer # 2: I’ll have the same exact thing except make mine a filet, cooked well done, without the green beans, sub mashed potatoes instead, with a side of Béarnaise sauce.

Server: You have 10 seconds to leave.

This is something that ALWAYS happens. Don’t waste my time telling me that you’re going to have the “The same exact thing” when it’s nothing even close to it.

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I‘ve been thinking just lately about the fact that I am getting old(er). Maybe because it’s my birthday next week, and when our birthdays  come around no matter how old or young you are, you know that you’re one year older.

When you are young you’re excited because often it means that perhaps you’ll be allowed some new privilege like staying up later at night, or having friends stay over or watching a different program on television that normally you wouldn’t be allowed to.

When you’re a teenager, you then dream about that magic age when you will be able to drive, or have a boy (girl) friend and maybe even go on a date. Or perhaps there’s the chance of getting an Iphone or computer of your very own.  So growing older is looked at with anticipation.

The next stage of growing older is that time when you…

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Tips And Hints On Landscpaing Your Own Garden

If you’ve ever thought about planting some trees in your yard or adding different types of flowers to your flower garden, you have a landscaper’s mind. My Question Does Rough Pavement Hurt Your Tires Or Car Landscaping requires you to learn techniques for making your yard as beautiful and unique as possible. Read this article for some advice about how to get started.

Make a list of the things you like and dislike about your current yard. Make sure you include all of your favorite things on your list as well as those you want to change so that you don’t make any changes that destroy things you already love about your yard. Don’t be scared off by cheap prices! While splurging can sometimes be worthwhile, at other times, the cheapest materials are just as good as the pricey ones. Before paying extra, consider what you’ll be getting for your money, and if it’s worth the extra cost. It doesn’t always take a lot of money to get quality goods. A wonderful way to create a landscape design that appeals to all of the senses is to include a water feature of one sort or another. Yale Forklift Battery Manufacturers 2 Even if you are not lucky enough to have a natural water feature on your property, you can always purchase commercially-available alternatives that come complete with tubing, pumping mechanisms and liners and bring a sense of clam and relaxation to any outdoor space.

Divide your landscaping project into phases. Most people don’t have the resources to buy everything they will need at once, doing so can often leave you disorganized. Instead, split your project up into sections, that you can tackle one at a time for a cheaper more organized way to do your own landscaping. Buy lumber for outdoor projects during the winter months. It is going to be cheaper than during the spring and summer months. You may also be able to find some really great deals on trees, soil, shrubs and other things by purchasing them off season while demand is low as well. Purchase the largest tree that your budget allows. constructionhelpz Even if you plan to live in your home for many years, remember that most trees grow very slowly. While you may only be able to afford a single tree, few landscaping elements make an impact as bold and attractive. Choose a tree that thrives in the native climate and soil type.

Now that you’ve learned the basics of how to landscape, think about what changes you’d like to make to your yard. As soon as you’ve finished planning, you can try out the tips that you have just read, in your own yard. Continue Reading Soon, you will have a yard that is unique and most importantly, uniquely YOU.