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US adds 2.65 million jobs in 2015 for 2nd best year since 1999

  1. Rainbow’s version #57 in 1979 on Polydor records, Head East’s version March 1978 on A&M records. Great tune, I like both versions.

  2. US adds 2.65 million jobs in 2015 for 2nd best year since 1999
    For all of 2015, the economy added 2.65 million jobs, the second best year of jobs gains since 1999. The unemployment rate stayed at 5% for the third straight month. That's near what most economists consider "full employment." Unemployment is down by …
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  4. Goran Dragic returns to Phoenix for first time since trade to Heat
    Goran Dragic plays his first game in Phoenix since his unpleasant departure and will try to help the Miami Heat beat the Suns for an 11th straight time Friday night. The game can be seen on FOX Sports Arizona, beginning at 7 p.m.. This may be a …




  6. Germany publishes 'Mein Kampf' for 1st time since WWII
    An annotated edition of "Mein Kampf," the first version of Adolf Hitler's notorious manifesto to be published in Germany since the end of World War II, went on sale Friday in an effort to demystify the book and debunk the Nazi leader's writing. The …
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  8. Public University Tuition Has Jumped 28% Since Recession
    Since the Great Recession, when states slashed their budgets for public higher education, support for public universities remains far below pre-2008 levels. Between 2008 and 2015, state spending on average per student decreased by more than one-fifth, …
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Real Estate

Started Looking at Nicer Places to Stay

Jan and I have been sharing this little place for a couple of months, but it is not really working out. It is not us, but the people who live in the other place. Out of all of the thousands and thousands of apartments for rent in Las Vegas I think we must have found the ones with the most obnoxious neighbors. It is not one of them, but rather it is one of them against three or four others. We have this guy living up the stairs and the guy is apparently a massive jerk. I can not deny that, he is mostly to blame for all of the stuff that has been going on. He is the one who comes in late at night and immediately cranks his stereo up as loud as as it will go. Of course he likes some sort of rap music, the kind where every other word would be bleeped out if it was on the radio.

At any rate this guy is a jerk and all of the other people in the building are feuding with him. If they wanted to jump on him and beat him up it would not bother me too much. It would end up with the lot of them in court and they would probably be sent away. Now they are all just making noise all of the time. They shout at each and call the police on one another, which accomplishes almost nothing. The only result is that no one in the building is getting any sleep and everyone hates every other person here. Of course the thing is that one of them might be crazy enough to escalate it to something really stupid. When the bullets start flying they always seem to find some innocent bystander too.

Real Estate

The Best Apartment in Oregon

When I decided to look for a new apartment to live in, I knew I was making the right choice. I had lived in my former place for nearly three years, and I just was not satisfied with a lot of things there. I made myself a list of things to look for in my apartment search, and I was happy to find everything on my list and more at the Happy Valley Oregon apartments I found online. There were so many different amenities associated with the complex that it is still hard for me to believe that I am actually living here now.

One of the biggest issues I had with my last place was the slow response time when anything would go wrong, which was pretty often. That is why I made sure that this apartment complex was not like that. Anytime I have a problem, no matter the time of day, I can get someone up to my apartment to look at the problem. Another great thing about living here is that I have not had to call anyone, because everything has been working perfectly since the day I moved in.

There are other things that make this really nice too. I love that there is a clubhouse and coffee bar right here on the premises, and that there is also a swimming pool, a sauna, a hot tub, a sundeck, and so much more. I don’t have to worry about getting exercise because there is a sports court here as well. I no longer have to travel 30 minutes to get to my club, because everything I need is right here. The best part is that I am allowed to have pets here, something my last apartment did not allow. I immediately got two kittens, and life is just about perfect now.


Testing out the New Toys

I used to have a negative view of marital aids before I got married. They seemed silly to me, and the thought of going to a store to buy them seemed like an embarrassing experience. That all changed when I got married, because my wife was used to using adult toys before she met me. She wanted me to try them with her because she thought it would enhance our bedroom experience. I was hesitant to do so, and when I told her my thoughts about those kinds of toys, she thought I was being silly.

Eventually my wife coaxed me into giving the toys a try. I told her that I wouldn’t go to a store to buy them, but that was perfectly fine to her, because she knew of a website where we could order the toys and have them shipped to our house without anyone else knowing. If anyone else knew that we were using these toys, they would probably never look at us the same way again. I would check outside for the mailman each day to make sure that no one was snooping around to spy on our deliveries.

The fateful night came where my wife and I used the new toys we ordered. I was still a little embarrassed to be using the toys, but I agreed to do it, so I put that behind me and made the best of the situation. The toys weren’t actually as bad as I thought they would be. They were actually pretty enjoyable. My wife definitely got more pleasure out of it, since she is an experienced user of the toys, but I liked the experience too. I’m willing to try out some more toys with my wife, but I still don’t want to buy them in person.


Making My Home Look Richer

I hate watching shows on television that highlight the lives of rich people, but I still watch them anyway. These shows have a camera that follows the rich around their house and give the viewer an inside look at how they live. I would always see things that I couldn’t afford on these shows, and it made me jealous. Whenever I would look at my home, it would look mediocre in comparison. I decided to spice up my home to at least make it look a little better, and bought custom mirrors in Brooklyn.

Custom mirrors may not seem like a big change, but they’re one of the easiest things in a home to change. I had an idea of getting some mirrors that were cut into special shapes beyond the classic ones like squares, circles, ovals, and rectangles. Mirrors in the shape of flowers would work well in the bathroom. For my own bedroom, I wanted something a little more bold. A mirror in the shape of an animal is something that no one would expect to see in a home. There was only one choice that I thought suited a mirror, and that was the eagle.

When I told the mirror company about my ideas, they were rather intrigued. Most people just order regular mirrors when they place their orders, but my order was something unique. They told me that they could easily make the kinds of mirrors that I wanted and they went right to work. The next day they came to my home and put the mirrors in. After that, I made more changes to my home, starting with the color of the walls. The walls had always been a dull white color for many years, but this time I painted with burgundy, orange, blue and green.


I Wanted More Access in the Game

I started playing Subway Surfers only because my niece asked me to. I had not touched a video game in nearly two decades, but she assured me that I would have fun with it. I had my doubts, but I would move mountains for this girl so I decided to humor her. Well, the joke was on me, because she was absolutely right. I loved playing the game right from the start. She told me a bit later to look up Subway Surfers hack She had never tried to hack a game before, but she was having trouble opening up new levels on Subway Surfers.

She knew that I would be able to tell her if it was safe to try this hack, and I saw nothing wrong with it once I went to the site to see what it was all about. After determining that it was safe, the next thing I was happy about was that it is free. While I do enjoy playing Subway Surfers, I did not want to have to spend real money to pay for things in the game. With the hack, I would not have to do that.

It is also really easy to get the hack on our phones, and like I said, it is perfectly safe to do that too. It took just a couple of minutes to get it on our phones, and we were granted access to more coins and keys instantly. This helped us so much because we were able to use characters on boards that we just did not have access to before we tried this hack. It has definitely made the game a lot more fun for both of us, which is something that I honestly did not think was possible once I started playing Subway Surfers!


Getting Your Garage Door Fixed

If you have had the unfortunate occasion to be on your way to work, go out into the garage, start the car, put it into drive, and open the door to pull out, only to discover, the garage door is not responding to the door opener, it is time to get your garage door repaired. At the first sign of problems, it is best to seek out a Schaumburg garage repair service to come out and see what the problem is. Although most have ways to manually open their garage doors, it is always best to not let this problem fester, because there may become a point when your car is actually trapped.

Although garage doors seem very simple, when you have an automatic garage door opener, it can have occasion to malfunction. While it is not something that many homeowners are adept at fixing on their own, professional garage door services can typically deduce and fix the problem in a short amount of time. Sometimes there is a short in the wiring, other times something new, like a new remote system may need to be installed, but the professionals are able to quickly figure out why your garage door is getting stuck.

To locate a Schaumburg garage repair service, look online for companies that have experienced technicians. Read through reviews online if you are unsure about a particular company. By choosing a place you have read positive reviews about, you can feel more confident about hiring them when calling them for an appointment. Make sure to mention the make of your garage door and automatic opener if they are different brands. Also, ask about the experience of their technicians in general and the one that is assigned to you specifically. An experienced technician with many years of garage repair service will be able to diagnose the problem in a short amount of time since it’s likely they’ve dealt with the same problems many times in the past. In no time, you can be back to your morning routine with no delays.


I Wonder What This is About

I was messing around today and I ended up at this site, It claims that it is the safe version of the Pirate Bay dot com, which is obviously the biggest torrent site on the web. It tells you to download it and be safe. I am not sure what it is, but I am pretty sure that I am not going to download it and I have the feeling that I might not be safe if I did. Of course the truth is that you are probably safer downloading stuff off of torrent sites than you are if you get it from the places like downloads dot com or hot files dot com. That is because you have to to worry about those places bundling malware with the stuff that you download and it does not always matter if you decline it when they ask you if you want it or not.

It happened to me when I was just finished putting together a great new computer. I saved up a bunch of money and decided that I was going to put together the most awesome computer that I could afford to build. I got this friend of mine to help me out, he did the stuff that I was worried about messing up. He put the main board and the CPU in, after that the job was not all that tough really. It is not a lot different from putting together a lego set, you just have to know where it all goes and take your time to do it the right way. At any rate I got it all together and it was really sweet, but it did not have any software on it. As soon as I started to put stuff on it I ended up with some nasty malware.


A Helping Hand is a Good Thing

I have been on my own for about 15 years. I was married for the 20 years prior to that. Our kids were always around and I always had friends. But lately, I feel like I need help with things due to my dementia. My kids are very busy and they do not even live nearby, so I was not sure what I should do at first. Someone at the senior center I sometimes go to said that I should look into getting dementia care in Brooklyn to help me do some of the things that I feel that


Glass and Mirrors Create the Easy Illusion of More Room

I moved into an old brownstone house earlier this year. These are homes that are typically two or three stories tall, and each of them is connected with no space in between the homes. Each of them have a small stairwell out front that leads to the front door of each of the homes. These homes are also very narrow, with the height of the second or third story giving the extra space you need. Installing mirrors in your home can help make the place look bigger, so my husband told me I should find a glass installer in

Real Estate

I Would Have Lost My Home Without Their Help

When I missed my first mortgage payment, I didn’t think too much about it. I just figured that I would catch up on it the following month, which I did. However, the second time I missed it, I was not able to make a double payment the following month. Things started spiraling out of control, and I started receiving letters about my home being foreclosed if I did not take immediate action. That scared me so much, and I went online to do a search for foreclosure prevention in NYC. I was just looking for any kind of help


Real Facts About Controlling Cockroaches in New York City Apartments

I had called my wife at work to let her know I was calling pest control in Brooklyn to have them come out that afternoon last year. I did not want her to wonder who was in our house when she got home. She asked if I was calling pest control because my brother was in town again. I must admit, I did appreciate her humor. However, the problem was cockroaches. There are some facts that people in an apartment or house that has them may need to know but are reluctant to face. The bugs have been around


My Mom Needed Temporary Help

When my mom fell at the store a few months ago, she was taken to the hospital mostly as a precaution. It turned out to be a good thing though, because she had sprained some muscles in her back. The doctor gave her a good prognosis, but healing was not going to come overnight. She was worried how she would manage at home on her own, and her doctor suggested that she find a company that provides senior home care in Long Island. We had both heard of companies doing this, but we had assumed that it was for


Living out in the Country Now

We have almost finished relocating to Northern California. We are going to be living about an hour East of the bay area. In fact we are living in a rural area, although you could drive a short distance and find a lot of homes and businesses. Thankfully it has not been as hard hit by the drought as most of the state has been, we have a well that is working just fine. We had to get Direct TV in California because the local cable company really was not much of an option. They did not offer a real competitive product in my opinion and it appears that they charge two or three times for it than I could get. We are pretty happy with the package that we got and the price that we paid. The same is not really true of the internet service that we got, but it seems to be the best option which is there for us right now.

We got a 4G wireless internet service and a lot of times it works pretty well. However it is not very reliable over time. I am guessing it has to do with the number of people who are using. The problems seem to be the sort of internet congestion that you get on any internet service. All of the customers get home and eat their supper, then they all sit down and start doing stuff on the Internet. It is just a simple matter of too many mouths to feed. We are trying to figure out how much we can do on this land. We know we could get a couple of laying hens and that would not be much of a problem, but a garden will take a lot of water and so would any larger animals like goats.


Tree Service for Cheap in Queens

I would really like to be able to hire a tree service soon to do some work on my property. I have a couple of trees that are very tall, but on top of that, they are also quite old. I am worried about one of them falling on my house at some point, and so I think it would be better to just have them removed, than to continue to worry about possibilities. So I will need to find a tree service in Queens NY to hire for the job and I hope to get it all done for a fairly reasonable price, as far as what it normally costs to get this sort of work done.

But at the same time, I do not know exactly what it typically costs. I had a friend who got some trees removed from his yard a year or two ago and he told me what it cost. It was kind of high, but at the same time, I can see how it would be worth it. That is what I am thinking with my yard. That I would really like to get these trees removed, even if it means that I have to spend a bit more money than I would like to spend on having it done.

It is just that the threat of having a tree fall on my house is something that looms over me, and I do not like to think about it. I would feel a lot better if it is was not something that I had to think about often, and so I have come to the point where I just want them gone. I am going to start calling around and try to talk prices on what it would take to get them cut down.


Roof Repair Because of Fallen Tree

It is always unfortunate when you have to get something fixed on your house that you were not expecting to have to spend money on. But I can tell you one thing, I am definitely glad that I have a bit of an emergency savings fund available for just such things. I have never had to have my roof repaired before, but I need to have a contractor that does roof repair in Brooklyn NY to come over and look at my roof, because it really does need to be repaired.

I am still mourning the fact that I am going to have to spend this money. But there isn’t anyway around it. The roof needs to be fixed. A storm recently blew over a tree in my yard that was mostly dead, and it landed partially on the roof. If it was much closer to the house, it would have landed a much more direct of a blow the house, and by the same token, it would have likely caused a lot more damage. So I guess in some ways, I got off easy.

But to tell the truth, it doesn’t really feel like I got off easy. I still have to pay for the repairs, and this is the worst time of the year for me to have to pay off things that I was not expecting to have to pay for. If it had been at another time of the year, then it would not have been such a big deal. But I guess I am just not that lucky. I think that the actual damage is located in a fairly small area of the roof, so hopefully it will not take a lot of time or money in order to fix it back to a new condition.


Cleaning Your New Car and Seats

Having a clean car comes down to way more than preference and general tidiness. You might think that a trip down to the local car wash is just a way to look cool on the road. In fact, cleaning your car regularly is more than just a treat for your beloved car or truck. I even bought these best car seats just to make it worth my time to continue cleaning it. The extra effort towards cleanliness has a huge impact on the value of the vehicle itself. First of all, keeping a clean car maintains its value. While the mechanical aspects of your car are important to its worth, much of your car’s appeal comes from its looks.

Having a car with grimy buildup and rust can severely limit the resale value. It will be very difficult to find a buyer interested in purchasing a less-than-appealing car when it comes time to part ways with your vehicle. Be smart about maintaining the worth of your car. If you’re planning to buy seat covers for cars, you basically have many options dating from synthetic materials to genuine leather. Choosing the right type of material for automobile seat covers can be a daunting task for many. When it comes to cars, the best option available is leather and the reasons are too many. Leather suits almost any type of conditions except humid climates and moisture. As long as you’re not living in an area where your car’s covers can accumulate moisture from humidity, leather is the perfect material. It restores the optimum performance of your vehicle and helps to cut down the fuel consumption. It also protects your vehicle from future gunk buildups, reduces the emission of carbon monoxide. Thus, incorporating these cleaning tips for your autos in your annual auto cleaning routine and execution of regular maintenance are two crucial steps to avert the deterioration of your auto.


Best ADT Systems for Channelview, Texas

I live in Channelview, which is a place I had never heard of, until I moved here. It is actually pretty nice, and I think I will probably stay for awhile. I have to get a security system soon though, because I have been reading news lately and it has made me awfully frightened – the things that go on in this world. I am checking out Channelview ADT to see the prices on a good security system for my house. I just need to feel safer, because right now, I don’t feel very safe in this world.

I know that the local area, is not very dangerous in general, but danger can be anywhere. I look at the news and see violence in almost every country in the world. Sure this country isn’t as crazy as the rest of the world, but some of the things that have happened recently really boggle my mind. To begin with, I don’t really understand violence in the first place, so this sort of violence really confuses me. I think I will be able to get my mind off of the topic once I have a security system installed in my home.

But I am going to need to get a good one. I am not sure what recent changes have been made in how security systems work, but I imagine that there have been some good changes. I want a security system that is maximally reliable. That is probably my main concern. I also want to make sure that there will be a way that I can contact someone on the other side, should be in trouble. I think that would make me feel a lot better to know as well. I am going to sit down and think about other features that might be important to me.


Playing Around with Some Songs

I do not think that I am a very good songwriter, but I figure that I am young now and that I can probably take a skeptical look at what I produce and work on it. If it is total junk then I can throw it away and if I can not produce anything except junk, then I will have to face up to that and move on. I have found a free Audacity download and I am playing around with it. Of course I play the guitar reasonably well and I have a second hand Yamaha keyboard. It is about twenty years old, but it is a good piece of gear if you are not really that proficient with one. That is because a person like me can program it to play something that I could not really perform on my own. I am trying to figure out if I can afford a drum machine or if I can just do that in my computer.

I realize that there are a lot of pros who do this on a computer at their home. My brother in law has a friend who used to be in a rock band, but he now just makes music that is used in TV shows, movies and commercials. He is able to make a very good living doing that and it is obviously a lot easier than having a real job. He does it in his living room on a specially built computer. In fact you can do the same thing on any computer if you have it set up right, but he has a purpose built computer because he wants to have it set up for nothing else. He does not use this computer for the normal stuff everyone does, but only his work.


Stream Energy Company in Texas

Stream Energy / Ignite PackagingAfter a rude communication I had with a customer service representative of the energy company that I currently use, I have decided to switch energy companies. I need to find a company that will actually value me as a customer, and I would think that this company would value their customers, since there is so much competition between the companies in this state. I am leaning towards Stream Energy in Texas as my choice for my next energy company but I need to do a little bit more reading before I am actually ready to make a decision.

I want to make sure that it is a good decision, whatever decision I come to. Because it is a pain to have to deal with this sort of thing, and if I do not make a good decision, then obviously I am going to have to go through this whole process again. That is not what I want to happen, because it is a waste of my time. I value my time pretty highly and I do not have enough of it. So it would be a shame to have to do this all over again.

So as I have already said, I am going to do some more reading, and try to figure out the best option for me to use for my electricity needs. Of course price comes into the equation, but the prices are pretty similar because of competition. So that is not my main priority when it comes to picking a company. Instead, I am going to look at some other things. I want to figure out if any of these companies have incentives for becoming a customer of theirs. That would probably swing things in their favor, in terms of the decision I am going to make.


My Bookkeeper Left My Company

When my bookkeeper told me she was moving several states away, I was devastated for a number of reasons. Personally, I really enjoyed her company, and we had become good friends. I knew we would still be able to stay in touch though, so I was more bothered about how I was going to handle payroll. I could handle everything else she did or delegate different tasks to different people. I didn’t trust anyone with payroll though since it was a bit more complex. She looked online at different companies before she left, and she recommended Paychex to me.

She was really thorough when she looked at the different companies, so I knew that Paychex had to be the best of the best. I looked at their website, and I was thoroughly impressed with everything that I saw. When I looked at the different services that they offer, I knew that I was not going to delegate any of my bookkeeper’s work to anyone else in the office. I did not want to pile more responsibility onto anyone, especially when they were not hired to do those things. That decision was a lot easier to make thanks to the other services that Paychex offers though.

They do a lot of HR work, which includes helping with employee benefits, helping with employee manuals, and so much more. The more I looked at their services that they offer, the more I knew I was making the right decision. I am not saying I don’t miss my bookkeeper and friend, because I do. I am saying though that this company has actually saved me money because they are doing all the work that she was doing for a fraction of the cost. I would still hire her back in a heartbeat, just out of loyalty, but I have to say I’m glad that this company is now doing the work.


Fantastic Electricity Prices in Texas

It is the summer, and I just got my electricity bill. It is way too high, and I am going to go broke, if I keep having to pay this much for electricity. I do not know what else I can do though, and I suppose I am going to have to look at other options. I am going to try to use less electricity, but that isn’t going to make the Sun less hot. Anyway, I need to look for info about energy companies in Texas and the prices that they offer for their power.

I have been with my current electricity company for more than a decade. I think it has been 12 years, to be more precise, but I am not sure about that. Anyway, I do not know if they are giving me the best price available. If there is a better price out there, then I am going to make the switch to that company. I do not want to continue to pay this much for electricity, it is just ridiculous. I know that it is hot in the summer in Texas, and that has always been the case. But I do not feel like I have always had to pay this much in order to keep the house cool.

I think there are more things plugged up in the house, than there used to be. I am not sure how much I can save by switching, but I will do my best to save money. I am also going to try to locate ways that I can reduce my bill. I know that I will need to stop turning the oven on as much. I like to cook at home, but it is not worth it, when I consider how much I am paying for electricity.


Old School New Body: Review Examining Steve and Becky Holmans Workout Program

Old School New Body reviews have been flooding the Internet. reveals the truth about this program that is designed for individuals over 35 years old, and promises to slow down the aging process and reshape the body.

West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 30, 2013

Old School New Body reviews have been flooding the Internet. reveals the truth about this program that is designed for individuals over 35 years old, and promises to slow down the aging process and reshape the body.

Old School New Body is a workout program designed primarily for busy individuals over the age of 35. It claims to efficiently and effectively slow down the aging process by supplying the body with the exercise and nutrition it needs. This has caught the attention of’s Laura O’Connor, prompting an investigative review.

“Iron Man Magazine’s Editor in Chief Steve and his wife Becky Holman have created a workout program that is easy to understand and that doesn’t take a lot of time (requiring up to 90 minutes of exercise a week)” reports O’Connor.

Old School New Body reveals five steps that go against what most people have likely heard in the past about fitness and weight loss including working out less and forgetting low-fat diets. According to the creators it’s a program that represents quality over quantity.

In O’Connors Old School New Body review, she explains how and why the program can be followed by both men and women, both young and old. She also mentions that workouts are composed of specific and simple exercises that can be performed in minutes. The overall training program is made of three progressing phases: F4XL Lean, F4X Shape and F4X Build. The three phases are based on the varying fitness goals and fitness levels of the user.

O’Connor also likes how Old School New Body gives buyers value for their money. Buyers get a copy of the program and a quick start workout guide. They also receive several special reports such as on “Ultimate Muscle-Building Secrets”, “Ultimate Fat-Burning Secrets,” as well as five instructional audio interviews with other experts.

“While other workout programs and diets require extended cardio workouts or eating significantly less, Old School New Body shows how people can safely and quickly obtain the results using an extremely targeted method of movement,” adds O’Connor.

Being over the age of 40 themselves, Steve and Becky take into careful consideration both the needs and limitations of the older demographic, and find a way to make a short workout turn your body into a healthier, stronger, and more youthful one.

O’Connor concludes the program is worth trying for anyone aged 40+ that wants to lose fat, and gain lean muscle.

Official Old School New Body Website


Living a Healthy Lifestyle Rocks

One year ago, I weighed nearly 300 pounds. I am still obese, but I am losing the weight and feeling so much better every day because of it. I am losing an average of eight pounds a month, so I am just over 200 pounds right now. I decided to change the way I was living. I had too many bad habits, and they were causing me to not enjoy life very much. I knew that I needed to live a healthy lifestyle in order to regain the happiness that I used to feel on a regular basis, but I also knew that I needed help in doing this.

I had a lot of bad habits like I said. I ate bag after bag of potato chips, I had pizza at least twice a week, and it was nothing for me to eat two and three plates of food for dinner. If I knew the right way to do things, I would have never gotten as heavy as I did. I went online to get some help and advice, and I found the perfect site to help me with all of my nutritional needs.

I read every article on that site in the first day that I found it, and I continue to read new articles as they are published. I have completely changed my life because of this site, and I am making better choices. I am eating fruits and vegetables instead of brownies and nacho chips. I am walking instead of watching TV. I am getting cardio in three times a week rather than playing video games. I still have a way to go, but I know I will get there because of the support I have in my life, which includes the website that got me on the right path.

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It Looks Like a Sudden Change of Plans is Going to Happen for Me

My husband and I had a magical wedding only one year and three months ago. Three months after we were married, his company surprised him with a work transfer. He sat me down me down one night to tell me they were sending him to Singapore. He said he would only be gone for one year, and then he would be back home to me. But when that deadline passed, they asked him to stay another two years. This is when he called me and said that he found a company at where he could store some of his things in order to make room in his tiny apartment so that I could move there to be with him.

I have a job of my own that I have had for ten years, which is why I did not go with him in the first place. Considering that we had only been married for 3 months prior to made the move, we were both okay with it because 12 months pass by fast and we knew he would be back with me full time soon. At the time, I felt there was no reason to give up my job where I had just been promoted to a high-level management position a month earlier. But now, the thought of him being away for another two years was unbearable, and I decided to give moving to be with him some serious thought.

After talking about it with my boss the day before, she recommended that I simply log into our current work system from overseas, and I could work at home each day. The possibility had never entered my mind, and it seemed like a dream come true. She said they could let me use a video program to use in order to be virtually present for meetings or other important events. I thanked her, went home and then went home after work to tell my husband that now that I had a plan to continue to make money if moved, I was ready to go ahead and do it.


Making the Best Use of the Direct TV Genie System Features

We were wanting to be able to watch what we had on DVR on our tablets both at home and away from home. In order to do that we had to get the Direct TV Genie system with the GenieGo. This made it extremely simple to not only watch programming from our DirecTV service on our computers, tablets and smartphones, it made it so we could watch anything that was recorded on our DVR too. The system is really cool in how it works.

You do need the Internet and Wi-Fi at your house. However, if you are using tablets and other things, you probably already have that set up. You download an app onto your devices, and you can then use the Direct TV Genie system to watch programming and your DVR stuff. Older satellite receiver boxes can get a standalone GenieGo device to hook up to the main receiver. That is what we have.

When you are home, you are watching your DVR stuff over your own network. For on-the-go viewing, you set your router to do a simple port forwarding. They have instructions on how to do this. Then you can access your DVR content from other places. At grandmas house who only has a digital antenna and local channels? Then use the system to watch your shows that are recording on your DVR from her house on your tablet, smartphone or computer.

My wife and I keep up with our favorite shows when we are traveling. We have a laptop PC with a big HD screen, and we access what is on our DVR at home through any decent Wi-Fi connection. Friends, hotels and other places we stay at almost always have decent Wi-Fi. It is really cool to be able to watch whatever is on the DVR at home no matter where we happen to be. Sometimes I set the local news to record so we can watch it while on a business trip or even when visiting for the holidays.


Variety is Important when It Comes to Utility Companies

Things seem to be changing recently when it comes to businesses. Many decades ago, if one company rose to the top and took over in any one arena, it was considered to be okay. But back then, companies take over to the point that some point do now. When a utilities company takes over and there is no deregulation, that can be a problem. Texas is one state that has made sure to not let that happen, and is a very important site to learn about that from.

When one company grows larger and dominates most of the space in a particular arena, that is very good for that company. However, when it comes to customers, it leaves them with less choice when it comes to the prices and fees they pay or even the services they receive. If one company that dominates the market decides they want to raise rates very high, they can do so, and they know that customers have no choice but to try to keep their service with that one company to get electricity. If the customer is unable to keep up with their bills because the one company they can purchase from is the only one around, then they do not have any other choices to get important service from during hot summers or freezing cold winters.

Competition between companies is good because it helps to keep pricing more competitive. Consumers then have the choice to look around at their options with each company to figure out which one they can afford or gives better service. Good and bad reviews suddenly become much more important to a company when they know they can lose customers to another company if they are not performing well. It is always a good thing for citizens to have choice when it comes to services they buy.