May 14th, 2013
Besides the heat and the humidity that we get to look forward to come July and August, the issue of mosquitoes is always a concern. I have a small fish pond in the backyard that I always have to be careful with so that these pesky critters don’t take over and make life miserable with all their biting, the itching and the constant swatting of.
And of course there is always the concern of the West Nile virus that becomes an issue each summer as well. I’ve never known anyone to contact this disease that is spread by mosquitoes, but each year the news is full of cases being reported all over the country. What with the swine flu scare that we are still experiencing out breaks now and then and now we have to concern ourselves with the good old reliable West Nile virus that is expected to start hitting in the next couple of weeks, right along with the cicadas. I actually have seen a few of this 17 year old cycling cicadas. So far they have both been dead. I can hear them buzzing from a distance and just know that at any given moment the are going to be right on top of us and life will totally change and revolve all around these nasty critters.
I’ve been looking into purchasing some of the new and exciting mosquito magnets that I’ve been recently hearing and reading about. I went online and found some positive sounding mosquito magnet reviews, so it looks like I’ll be giving them a try this year and see what they can do for me back in the pond area this season.
May 12th, 2013
Oh girlfriend, it was nice to chat with you online this morning. But really bummed me out to hear about the trouble your brother had over the weekend. Don’t want to bust you out in my blog, so I won’t go into the details but want to share some thoughts with you.
While working for the law firm downtown, I learned a few things that I want to share with everyone who reads my blog.
First off, DO NOT EVER go to court and represent yourself. GET A GOOD LAWYER! The prosecuting attorney and the judge will eat you up if you try to go it alone!
Second, find a GOOD LAWYER who specializes in the type of case with which you need help. A DWI lawyer is not the best resource for a divorce. A personal injury attorney is not the best way to stay out of jail if you have a criminal charge to face. Etc.
I know of a DWI attorney in the Raleigh NC area who might help your brother, Mark T. McCullough, who is well known for being a good DWI lawyer. He has a good website with contact info. If you need a good DWI Raleigh NC lawyer, you should at least talk to him and hear what he has to say.
Hope it all works out.
May 10th, 2013
My boyfriend and I have been thinking about getting a puppy and making it part of the family. I had talked to my brother in-law about it and he told me to make sure it a safe breeder puppy, which I wasn’t completely clear on how to do what he was talking about, but when I asked him, he told me to go onto the Internet and to Google the words puppy mills and read up on the subject.
So I did and I found that you can learn so much about what you can look for, and what kind of things you should find out before you go to the store and see a cute puppy, purchase it and walk out. You can save hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars just by taking the time to do a bit of research, and of course with the Internet it can’t get much easier than that.
Puppies In A Circle
April 16th, 2013
It really shocked me when my mother turned down my invitation to go to the movies because she is very paranoid about catching bed bugs. No matter what I said or did she firmly kept refusing and my daughter twisted the whole thing around to where she thinks her grandmother doesn’t want to go to the movies with us because of her. This has been a constant battle between the three generations of females that just can’t seem to communicate with one another without someone taking it the wrong way and/or getting their feelings hurt on some type of level, sigh…..
It is a well known fact that bed bugs are becoming a huge issue with tons of people everywhere, as well as head lice. The pest control companies are being kept crazy busy and people are flocking to find new ways to prevent the spread of these unwanted critters, but this can’t make us so paranoid that it interferes with your daily life and relationships that we cherish and are hard to come by these days.
Funny thing is that my mother and step-father are currently on their way to Florida for a couple of weeks visiting friends and relatives and enjoying all that the “Land of Sunshine” has to offer. They plan on staying at various motels/hotels on their way down and back up again, which are more likely to infect someone with numerous unwanted critters. Go figure!
April 14th, 2013
I’m so glad to hear that my first cousin has decided to further her education and get her personal trainer certification very soon. Her life has been in turmoil for so long, she deserves so much more than what life has handed to her. We were so very close while growing up and then after high school she decided to marry the first jerk that gave her a second look. Now she is divorced with 3 kids, all being extremely active and all boys.
She is living in a trailer park some where close to Atlanta Georgia, working as a waitress day and night trying to make ends meet, so it’s good news to hear that she has found something that interests her enough to get off of her duff and try and make a go of it. Her ex isn’t helping her and the kids out one bit, so she has her hands full.
She has put on a few pounds in the last decade or so, so she is interested in becoming as active as her young sons are and becoming a personal trainer would benefit every one all the way around. At Naturalhealers.com she has found The National Personal Training Institute that has a location close to where she lives down south and promises her the career that she is all excited about these days, with State of The Art Fitness Facilities for her use in the whole process.
I wish her all the luck in the world with this important decision that she has finally made her mind up to do.