It would be a huge problem is Shell and I were still married, but since we are not I just packed up and got a new place within a few days of getting the promotion. I am sort of like a troubleshooter here, not for the entire refinery though. Instead I am taking care of problems with logistics. I had my own logistics problem with the satellite people. I tore down the direct tv dish that I was using at the little house I was renting, but they houston direct tv was not really working for me until I called them up and dealt with some issues. It is just propped up on the porch at the moment, the dish that is. I stuck it on a little chunk of four by four and moved it around while I was looking through the sliding glass door of my patio. Of course I had to set the tv down where I could read the signal meter. Read the rest of this entry »
I have started working on the process of buying a house, that is to say I am trying to figure out what I am doing and I hope that by the time I have enough money saved up I will understand how to make it work. I have the advantage of the fact that my grandfather has been working on a scheme to make sure that the government does not get any of his money. He is a certified public accountant who understands all that there is to know about this stuff, he can figure out home insurance rates in his head. He has decided that he is going to give away all of his money while he is alive, which you can do if you know what the rules are. It would take time. For instance you could give your grand child a check for five thousand dollars for Christmas and then another for New Year’s day or any other holiday after the calendar turned to the next year.
Neither one of those gifts would be taxable in that example, but if you gave it all away in the same year, then the second half of it would be. That is how I am going to get the down payment. In fact the gift is contingent upon me using it for a downpayment. My Papa is not going to give me a big pile of money that I can go blow on chasing girls and spring break shenanigans. Of course he was apparently in favor of all that stuff when he was a young man, but he is not going to finance it for some other person. You look at the money that I am paying to rent an apartment and it is amazing to realize how much less you can make a house payment for.
Got hired for a teaching job in Abilene, although in truth they are basically looking to hire me to do some coaching. The guy I talked to about the job was not with the school system, he was one of the boosters for one of the local high school teams. They have a couple of prospects at the wide receiver position, really raw kids who would be awesome on a track team. Neither one of them is from any place where they teach you how to catch a football though. One has a Dad working for Reliant energy in Abilene. Apparently they used to live some place in Germany where the father was an Air Force officer specializing in civil engineering type work. At any rate he grew up playing soccer. Read the rest of this entry »
After contemplating it for a long time, I have decided that it would be a good idea for me to switch to electronic cigarettes. I am not sure if it will be cheaper, but it will be better for my health, and that will probably save me money over the long term, due to the difference in impact on my health. But mostly, I just want to switch to improve my odds of living a long and healthy life. I am on this site, http://www.ecigzone.co.uk that sells electronic cigarettes and supplies for them.
I think that I should probably get a starter kit, because I have never smoked an electronic cigarette before, and I do not really know much about them. As such, it seems like a starter kit would be most appropriate for me. I wonder how much of the liquid comes with the starter kits. It might vary depending on the type of starter kit that you purchase.
I want to get something that will last me at least a month, because that is probably how long it will take me to decide if I really like the product, and if I could see myself using it in the future, on a consistent basis. I Hope that I can make the switch, but I have tried replacing cigarettes with other nicotine products in the past, and it has not really worked for me at all. I guess that I will try to read up on what is included in different starter kits. I also want to determine what will be the best brand of electronic cigarettes for me to use. I am not sure how different the different brands are, but there has to be some differences in quality and how well they function. I wonder if there are differences in efficiency as well.
I run a very tight ship with my business. I took over the family jewelry store from my parents, and I have transformed it into a million dollars a year business. Because of this, I need to be very careful with who I hire. I know that diamonds and other gems can be just as valuable to a thief as money from a bank. Because of this, I always have an ace detective research anyone who I might be interested in hiring.
Before I turned to the detective agency, I would hire only people who came highly recommended. I didn’t have any problems with this, but I did have to fire someone who came highly recommended because it turned out that he was not as skilled as he led others to believe. Read the rest of this entry »
I own a company full of college students that have to go out and sell our services to people that are moving. I own and started a moving company while I was in college so I thought that it would be good if I could get others to come in and do the same thing so we sold a few franchises. I wanted to make sure that the moving company was done by college students who needed money and people were going to be able to save using us. The rope access course that I made them take together this summer was designed to help those that did not trust one another, They were going to have to trust each other to get across a huge rope ladder and I knew that it was really important for us to do this together so that they knew that they could rely on one another.
I do not think that there is anything worse than not being able to trust someone that you work with and I knew that a lot of these guys were just getting to know each other so to get over that barrier of not being able to trust one another going to this type of seminar was not only going to get them to trust one another and work well with one another but my productivity was going to go up. A crew that could not trust each other might ruin some of the things that they were moving and I did not think that this was fair, I wanted to make sure that they could go and spend some time doing things together that was valuable and not something like bonding over beers at the end of the day, as that could get somewhat ugly fast.
Earlier in the week there was a big soccer match and my friends and I wanted to make some money from it. We usually bet amongst ourselves, but we thought it would be a better idea for us to bet through the Taruhan Bola site, that way we could have our own individual profits, rather than only one person having all the money. We couldn't agree on which team would win the game, so some of us bet on one team, while the rest bet on the others. We were all confident that the team we chose would win, but only some of us would walk away as victors.
We went to a sports bar to watch the game on a big screen television. There's nothing like watching a soccer game on a big screen, surrounded by your friends, lots of chicken wings, and all of the beer you can drink. It's like a tradition for us to have these things when we watch a soccer match, because they make the game that much more fun. By the time the game is over, we've gotten a little rowdy from all the beer, and our bellies are full and our fingers are greasy from the wings.
The soccer match was really one for the ages. Goals were being scored left and right. It was like we weren't even watching a normal soccer match, but some kind of all star exhibition. The players were playing like they had gained super powers. It all came down to one goal in the final 2 minutes of the game. The team I had bet on scored a goal and they were able to keep the other team from countering before the time ran out. My friends and I made $1000 from betting on the match.Continue Scanning Through