Author Archive: James

Better at Golf and Picking Clubs

When I first started playing golf with a group of my friends, I was a novice at the sport, and couldn’t even tell anyone which club was the best for shooting on the fairway or getting out of a sand trap. Now that I’ve had some experience with the game, I’ve actually gotten quite good at it. I’m still not good enough to play in the masters, but I can hold my own against the rest of my friends. I recently had to find the best lob wedge because the one that I was using before broke on me while I was taking a swing. (more…)

Keeps My Roofers Safe from Injury

Finding the best demarcation barrier is a tricky task. I own a roofing company and when my guys are just doing residential work, it’s not a big deal to worry about potential hazards they might face on a job. On a residential roof there isn’t anything of particular danger that they might run into. You have a few metal vents and maybe a chimney and that is about it. But when they are doing work on an industrial building, especially an older building that is being refurbished, that is when they face many obstacles that can result in serious injury or death.

What types of obstacles do they face? Let’s say we took a job to do repair work on the roof of an old warehouse that needs a lot of interior work because the structure isn’t sound. Sometimes we have to go ahead and do the roofing work before someone else has come out and shored up the building. That means there are parts of the roof that can collapse if someone walks over it. A demarcation barrier makes sure my guys know where it is safe to walk and what areas to avoid. Needless to say, it is crucial.

We used to use an old barrier before I got wise and looked for something that would work better. I found a company online that sells all sorts of safety equipment for companies in my line of work. The items looked extremely durable and the price was right so I purchased a barrier and then sent it out on some jobs. Setting it up was easier than the old barrier and I think it works better. The safety inspector from the city saw it and congratulated me on caring about my workers enough to get it. I’m pretty happy with it.

Relaxing Way to Beat Work Stress

Visiting a Bristol beauty salon went a long way towards fixing my work related stress. I spend more than ten hours a day on my feet working an extremely stressful retail oriented job. Six days a week, I show up for work early and barely have time to sit down at all in that ten hour time period. It’s a constant hustle from start to finish, and my schedule has really started to do a number on my health. Most days I ache from head to toe, and I even had a lot of problems concentrating or getting to sleep.

The combination of muscle ache and lack of sleep only accelerated the problem. It got so bad I started missing work just to try and get some rest and stop the body aches. My use of pain relievers accelerated, which became worrisome when I realized I could be doing permanent damage to my liver by taking them so often. I was at my wit’s end as to what to do when a friend suggested going to a salon and getting a full body massage. She knew just the place and insisted I go in and see what could be done.

I figured it was worth a shot and signed on for something called Relax into Radiance. It’s a ninety minute massage and I must say I walked out of the salon afterwards feeling like a new person. All the body aches were gone and I felt clear headed for the first time in ages. I also noticed an appreciable decline in my stress levels. For the rest of the week I didn’t need to take a single pain killer and I also noticed I wasn’t as tired after my usual ten hour day. I’m planning on going in at least once a month for a massage that changed my life!

We Just Got Back from Spring Break

Of course the usual thing you do on spring break is to go some place where you can drink and watch other kids drink and go wild in the sun. This year I have a girlfriend and she is a rather unusual one, so we went to Comicon in San Diego. She is really disappointed in me because she has this really cute pikachu cosplay costume that she is wearing, but I refused to dress up. There are thousands of people there and a lot of them are dressed up like superheros and superheroines and cartoon characters. (more…)

I Use It on My Hands

This is the Esoterica fade cream review that I read that convinced me to give skin bleaching a shot. I didn’t have the extreme problems some people face. There wasn’t a private parts problem for me, for example, although I imagine this cream would work well there too. I use it on my hands to try and control my age related liver spots. These spots started appearing when I hit fifty and they have only gotten worse with time. I remember my grandmother was mottled with them, so it may be genetic. Regardless, I’m trying to do something about them.

I tried supplements at first thinking that my liver was not keeping my skin healthy. I even went to the doctor and had several liver tests and everything came back fine. (more…)

Purchasing New Equipment for My Daughter

My daughter has been riding horses for a few years now. It started out as just a hobby for her, but now it is a true passion. When she first started out, we bought her some inexpensive equipment because we did not know how long she would keep up with his hobby. Over the years it’s become quite evident that she plans on sticking with this for a long time. I think it’s time we upgrade her horse riding equipment, which will ensure that she is not only as safe as she can possibly be, but that she is able to perform at the top of her game.

One of my friends recommended a website that has a wide array of riding equipment. (more…)

A Safe Bouncer for My Son

You can never be too careful when purchasing items for a baby. Babies are fragile and one mistake could cause a baby to have an injury that will follow them for the rest of their lives, or even cause them to lose their lives. Baby items have to be tested repeatedly to make sure that they can handle stress and keep a baby safe. Before my baby was born, I looked for the best baby bouncer. A baby bouncer is a good way for a baby to have some fun, as long as it’s safe.

I looked at every safety rating and checked around for recall notices on the bouncers before committing to a purchase. If you look hard enough, you can find out everything about a particular product. (more…)

Losing Weight Riding an Exercise Bike

When I decided to lose weight, some of my friends encouraged me to join the gym that they use. They told me the people there are really friendly, and no one judges anyone else because we are all there for one purpose, which is our health. I wanted to try it, but I knew that I would be too embarrassed at first because they all look amazing compared to me. I decided instead that I would go online and look for the best exercise bike there is. I knew that if my motivation and determination stuck with me, then I would be able to lose weight in the privacy of my own home. (more…)

Make Online Shopping More Organized

Although online shopping occurs year-round, with the holidays fast approaching it feels as if there is even more focus on it. Traditional shopping, in brick and mortar stores, is down in favor of online shopping. Not only can it feel less hectic to shop from the comfort of your home, you can find online deals that traditionally were only available in-store. With the added conveniences of finding the color and sizes that you want and the options for next day delivery there are many reasons consumers are largely deciding to shop online this holiday season.

Although shopping online is easier and more convenient, it also feels more varied and plentiful. When you would go in person to a row of shops in town or to a shopping centre, although there might be hundreds of stores, they were mostly familiar names and you knew what they carried. So many more options exist online, from larger retailers to small mom and pop stores with online presences to stores that only have online shops. Finding the things you need can be both easier and more daunting because of all this. Luckily, there are ways to help you organize your online shopping a bit more. (more…)

I Needed New Ladders on My Warehouse

When I purchased a used warehouse, I was really surprised with how nice everything was. It was nearly 30 years old, so I figured there would be quite a few things I would need to update. As it turned out, the only major renovation I had was with the safety ladders outside. There were two going up to the roof, but they were not in great shape. I could tell that they were purchased when the building was first built, and they were definitely from another era where safety meant something but not quite what it does today. (more…)