What a time to be alive

A few decades ago, everyone of us decided to move to a different part of the country. Everyone of us were going to be staying out of town with our besties, necessitating the departure from many of our best friends. The long move was easily…

This weather is rough

A few months ago I moved across the country to stay with my boyfriend and our dog, necessitating my departure from the very best friends I’ve ever had in my life. The move has been very hard on me, and I’ve been struggling to find…

Heating for the homeless

The people I was with an addition to myself have a local church homeless program. Everyone of us happened to cater to the people around our area, who happened to be less fortunate. The people I was with and myself prefer the hands on kind…

Our church needs a heater

I run a homeless program at our local church. We are a church deep downtown and cater to the people in the area who are less fortunate. We have worked really hard over the years to build a relationship with the locals. Everyone works together…

I had a good childhood

I have heard all of the stories about how exhausting menopause can be for a woman. There are some pretty terrifying stories, as well. Some of them almost make you want to get a hysterectomy and just bypass that entire part of being a woman.…

Menopause is a problem

I have heard all of the stories about how bad going through menopause can be for a woman.  I have heard some pretty awful stories. Some of them almost make you want to get a hysterectomy and just ignore the entire experience. The most heard…

I’m a bit sad

I have heard all of the tall tales about how terrible menopause can be for a woman. There are some pretty horrifying stories, too; Some of them almost make you want to somehow just bypass the entire experience. The most regular complaint my friends’ tell…

The menopause blues

I have heard all of the stories about how bad menopause can be for a woman. There are some pretty nightmare stories, too. Some of them almost make you want to get a hysterectomy and just bypass the entire experience. The most common complaint my…

This is strange

There are a lot of things to which I thought would take down my marriage. I considered what I would do if my husband cheated on me. I considered what we would do if we went broke from losing our jobs. I even considered how…

I know this is exciting

I have always suffered from insomnia. I suffer high levels of anxiety, so this is usual for me. I am not happy about it.  It is sometimes difficult to live a productive life when I can barely get sufficient rest.  At times, I will have…

I would like my own room

For most of my life, I have been a very distinct individual. In the past, I’ve been called bossy, but I like to look at it as organization. I have actually spent my life living alone… When you live by yourself, you can do everything…

Smart thermostat tips

Today is Thursday, and I absolutely detest Thursdays. On Thursdays, I have my Nutrition class in the Science Building. I am not sure why it is this way, but the Science Building is the oldest facility on campus. None of the other buildings or classrooms…

This is very tricky

This spring I was travelling with my entire family; my mom thought that it would be fun to get all her boys plus their wives together to travel through Europe. We actually ended up leaving all the kids behind, too! This was a first for…

Cool air

My bestfriend and I have been trying to go on some kind of adventure. I always figured the best thing to do would be to go on some kind of crazy long camping/road trip. Seeing my thought process, my friend thought it would be a…

I think I should move

I decided to move Southwest several years ago. I’ve lived in a far too cold region for a long time, and I’ve grown to detest the weather conditions. The Winter season is the worst part of the year just from how freezing cold it gets.I…

My HVAC duct cleaning

I don’t mean to brag, but I genuinely take great care of our HVAC system. I regularly keep up with service work that I can do, plus have certified HVAC folks check our unit over twice in the year. The servicemen that come over are…

I’m very hot up here

My new Heating & Air Conditioning assistant is improving fast, but he recently made an error that was amusing. In the Heating & Air Conditioning business, mistakes are usually big things which can lead to injury or a dissatisfied customer. However, the mistake my assistant…

I didn’t like that

When I take vacations yearly, I typically try to make sure that the rental home I use has modern appliances. I like getting out of the old neighborhood as well as being a bit closer to nature, although I still want to think that I’m…

The winter season

A lot of people have a hard time deciding when they should fully first start their furnace for the wintertime. Some will keep their furnace running as soon as temperatures fall, while others wait as long as they can to turn on their heat. I…

This old home is gorgeous

Your younger sister just bought a home in a prime neighborhood of our modest town. She just received a promotion working, and since she has no plans to get married anytime soon, she made a decision to put the extra money into something she always…

Security system

As a superintendent I have to make a ton of decisions when it comes to our school. One of the biggest things I worry about is money. I can’t spend over budget and I need to save money where I can. Recently the school got…

This is a problem

My mom tends to get obsessed with various things.  She then hounds me to do some task or other.  One of her things is telling me I need to vote in the local elections.  She even offers to drive me to the polls, when I…

Radon detection tips

The worst gifts at Christmas time are ones from your parents that are practical. My dad is the king of giving boring, but much needed gifts. He also questions you later on if you used his gift. So I always make it a point to…

I can never find a date

Yesterday, my husband and I followed a little date night. Usually, I will let my husband plan things, but for this an individual, I had a specific concept. I wanted to go test a pizza place that recently opened down a street that had some…

We are all overheated

On this specific week of all weeks, I have been so ready for this Saturday! Monday seems as if the application were three weeks ago. Everything started when my air conditioner decided to die, as if out of spite, on Monday. It’s October, so this…

Cool indoor air

I don’t think that I’m very high maintenance for the most part. I pride myself with getting by with very little, having been raised that way. I certainly don’t feel entitled. I’m more than happy to eat macaroni and cheese until I get to the…

Central HVAC equipment

My cousin has recently been going through a really difficult time since getting out of a terrible, abusive relationship. As a result, his entire life has seemingly spiraled downward ever since the breakup.  He’s unemployed and has spent too much time being fairly listless, staying…

I hate the cold weather

I never ask my husband to do anything that involves the house or the children. I know better than to do that. I think he works hard all week at his job, which provides for our family. This week I was getting absolutely overwhelmed by…

Running our heater

I don’t know much about you, but 2017 has flown by for me. It’s like it was just yesterday that the two of us were celebrating New Year’s Day, and all of a sudden it’s the end of October! I don’t know where all the…

Midwest climate control

I’ve heard a few interesting things about the characteristics of people from particular regions of our country, and I guess it’s interesting that people can be generally categorized by the place where they reside. For instance, I’ve heard that people from the west are easily…

Our front door

The last weekend has been a complete in addition to total nightmare, but my family have been in a hotel for the last more than two nights. The hotel has been an attractive in addition to luxurious experience, but I am ready to go to…

this unit is huge

My friend and I volunteer in our community because we live in a community that is mostly older residents that need some serious help throughout the year. My friend & I spend time running errands for our friends & providing assistance with routine tasks and…

These bills are low

When I started out in my senior year of high college, I got a large promotion at my work. I had been working at the local grocery store for the past 18 months, and they promoted me to assistant employer. I was surprised to acquire…

I renovated my entire house

My husband and I bought an up-to-date apartment a few years ago. The apartment was actually nice, and it was in a wonderful town. There are multiple elementary schools in close proximity, and there are a few weird playgrounds that are local, also! We were…

Going over my nights

I have three hours left until I have to deliver a giant speech at my graduation. At one point in this life, I was a genuinely fantastic public speaker. When the teacher of our class found out this little piece of information, he immediately recruited…

It’s always way too hot

Our marriage has been strained for the last few years; We had so many concerns with our relationship so we eventually made the decision to separate. We were no longer happy together! I decided to leave and get a condo downtown, and this condo was…

What a great system

I adore getting enjoyable service. I work a job with the public, so I know how difficult it can be. Everyone has difficult afternoons when they do not want to be nice. But getting nice service can make your afternoon much better. Yesterday, my pesky…

I really can’t do that

My partner insists on fixing everything himself, if our closet door breaks, he wants to repair it. If the car gets a flat tire on it, he will fix that too. Everything around our current home has been repaired by him. Sometimes he does a…

This is what you want to watch

Living with a chronic health disease can be hard, especially when it’s a condition where you don’t appear sick to the outside world and then other people have a taxing time understanding that something is wrong! I live with a dysautonomic condition and have suffered…

I love this air filter

Most people truly guess that you only need 1 air filter for your HVAC system; However this is not true, then this is truly especially not true if your a/c device as well as your gas furnace are completely and truly separate. In our house…