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Tired of giving money away to so many companies, I decided to look for ways to make my company more professional in a much cheaper way. Much of the things we need for the office are things I’ve received advice on from other business owners who make a lot more money than I do. I then blindly rushed out to buy what I needed, without doing any price comparisons. So, I decided to make a change with that. Just recently, I went looking for some paystub generator software, and I found that I don’t need to buy software at all. Instead, I found a site where I can generate a stub on my own without having to pay anything!

My change in the way I handle things for my company has come about thanks to necessity. I was always someone who just went out and bought whatever I wanted long before I was my own boss. I was that way at home. My husband can attest to that, and he begged me for years to straighten up when it comes to finances. I always thought that was nonsense, and I wanted to do things my way. But when I realized that it was affecting my work budget, I finally understood what being such a spendthrift was doing. I have since apologized to my husband profusely about doing it in our home life as well.

So, the little site that I found online is just genius! All I have to do is to enter employee and payment information, and press a button. Immediately, the site jumps to life and creates a paystub for me. My employees love it and it helps them keep a better record for their own financial needs. There is no cost at all, and that makes me very happy.

I work in a vet’s office, and one of my duties is ordering supplies. When my boss asked me to start looking at new floor scales, it did not take me long to find the company we would end up getting it from. They sell all kinds of scales, including floor scales, jack scales, and even coin counting scales. I was surprised at the variety they have for the veterinary floor scales, and even more surprised at the prices. Since I am the one who ordered the last scale, I knew what a savings we were getting with this new company.

I knew that we needed to have an extra large scale, because the vets here sometimes see small farm animals too. If it is anything like a horse or even a pony, they will go to the farm itself, but they did want a scale that would accommodate something like a llama since we do have clients who prefer to bring them in. I looked at the different scales, and I really liked the 700 pound capacity scale the best. It is large enough for a llama to stand on, but it is also not so large that it would be hard to get a cat or dog on it.

It is a good size at 44 inches long and 22 inches wide, and the steel base is strong and sturdy in case any of the animals on it start to get fidgety, which is entirely possible in this line of work. The display is very easy to control and read. The nice part about it, other than the quality scale itself, is the price. It is normally a 500 dollar scale, and we got it for over 25 percent off the regular price. That price even included shipping to our office!

When my mom fell ill, I made the decision to move back home to take care of her. It really wasn’t that hard of a choice to make, since I was struggling on my own in the city. I thought leaving my country roots would make me happy, but I actually missed being home. The only thing I had to do was look at satellite Internet plans to make sure there was one that would be good enough to allow me to continue working from home. Otherwise, I would have to work at one of the small stores nearby, and I did not want to do that.

I am a blogger, and I make decent money doing what I do. I figured that I could probably increase my earnings by being home, since I would be able to add a lot more to my blog. I just had to make sure that there was going to be a good enough connection to add material like articles, videos and pictures to my blog on a daily basis. I did not want to end up spending a lot of money on a package, so I was really happy to see the different packages that HughesNet offers to rural customers.

I was able to select a package that fits even better in my budget than I was expecting, and I made all the arrangements to move back home. It really does feel good to be back home. I am able to help my mom every day rather than have a home care service come in, and we have gotten so much closer because of the time we spend together. I am even teaching her how to do different things online, and she is having such a blast meeting new people from all over the world now too.

It’s time we do away with the old and introduce a new way of engaging with the Internet. For too many years we’ve seen the current crop of corrupt Internet Service Providers abusing the system as they rake in the profits as the expense of the American people and progress. That’s why I have done away with the likes of Comcast, Verizon and AT&T in favor of http://highspeedinternetplans.net/frontier/connecticut/ which has proven to be one of the very best Internet Service Providers that I’ve had the pleasure of doing business with. Unlike the others, they are not calling foul over the FCC’s decision today to classify Internet Service as a utility: which it should be.

Up until a year ago, the FCC kept Internet suppliers from categorizing one type of available content over any other content. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck that down in any case, challenging the FCC to change the way the legislature treats broadband web completely. These new standards give much stronger infrastructures to keep up what advocates of Net Neutrality consider to be a free and open web. Plainly not everybody at the FCC was excited with the progress being made: shocking! Two out of the five officials endeavored to appeal to the FCC to distribute their new guidelines and let the American open debate among themselves for no less than 30 days. That demand was denied.

In a related decision earlier this morning, the FCC additionally consented to override state limitations on metropolitan broadband, permitting urban communities to manufacture their own particular contending systems in the same way that they now give water. This, advocates say, will help guarantee shoddy, rapid web access to everybody. So far this decision just influences the two urban areas that particularly recorded petitions: Wilson, North Carolina and Chattanooga, Tennessee, yet the choice sets a solid point of reference.

It has been a long time coming, ever since Verizon’s lawsuit to challenge ‘Net Neutrality’, but finally the FCC has come through for the American people. With over 4 million complaints lodged in a single day against Comcast, Verizon, Time Warner and even AT&T, the FCC has heard our cry. We’re sick and tired of the current Internet Service Providers abusing their roles as the access providers to the web, a role which directly competes against their cable television business model. We want cheap Internet that has not been edited, censored or throttled by the provider. We want an Open Internet!

The sprawling, bloated ISPs show anti-consumer propensities by overwhelmingly monopolizing urban areas and towns that desire to construct their own broadband systems as a monetary improvement framework. The organizations complain that city-run Internet administrations, which don’t need to acquire a benefit, add up to unjustifiable rivalry. It’s a frail contention, given all the schools, insurance agencies, transportation suppliers, and other private elements that figure out how to contend with administrations run by governments. In any case, telecom organizations have influenced 19 state governing bodies to piece or control metropolitan systems.

Practices such as this only show just how anti-competitive the ISPs have become. In the past, they acquired $300 billion US dollars in order to establish a national fiber network which they never completed. They have proven themselves to be of the level of thieves and yet, somehow, they are still operating. They took the government’s money, the tax payer’s money, laughed in their face and continued to reap the profits we the consumers give them every single month when we pay our bill. It’s a ridiculous system that we have been caught into and yet so little has been done. Even the FCC’s ruling is only the beginning of the fight against the ISP.

I am in the process of adding an extension to my house, and one of the nice things about the new part of the house, is that it is going to have its own bathroom. I have a big family, which increased by two this year, when my wife gave birth to twins, so having another toilet really is a big deal for us. But before that will be ready, I need to hire a company for plumbing repair in Bergen county NJ to set up all of the plumbing in the new part of the house.

I did most of the construction fo the new part of the house on my own, because I am pretty skilled when it comes to home building. I had a lot of experience working with my uncle as a teenager. I have not really done it for money since then, but one thing I do not have any experience with is plumbing, and so that is why it is going to be necessary for me to hire a contractor to this part of the job.

I think that I have pretty much everything else done that needs to be done, when it comes to the new part of the house. So once the plumbing is done, it will be ready for my family to occupy it. I am really excited that this project is drawing to a close, because it has taken up a lot of my time over the last couple of years. I think that it was worth it overall, because we really did need the extra space. That is without even including the fact that my wife gave birth to twins, which is something that we were not expecting. It is a mixed blessing to be sure, but I am happy in the end.

I just got this new house, that was willed to my be an uncle I did not really know. It is a pretty nice house, but I know that I am not going to end up living in it, and so I do not know what to do with it other than to fix it up and then sell it. I don’t know if that is what he would have wanted, but I could use the money. So I am checking out hiring a painter in Bergen county NJ to paint the house, because it could really use a new coating of paint.

There is a lot of other things that need to be done to the house, before it is ready to be put on the market. But I am going to try to do as much of that as I can on my own in order to keep prices down. I do not think that it needs new carpet, because the carpet looks to be in pretty good condition. I guess that he must have had it replaced within the last few years of his life. Because there is no way that the carpet is over 5 years old. I could be wrong, but it sure does look pretty new.

The yard is probably the worst part of this project. It is out of hand and I am going to get fined by the city if I do not get it under control soon. I am going to take the time mow it and that sort of thing pretty soon. But there is so much more that needs to be done to it. I am not sure how long it is going to take, but I guess it will probably take up a lot of the summer to get it to look the way that I would like for it to look.

If you have or know of any roof problems that you may have, you need to get them fixed immediately. You can ask anyone and the longer you wait, the more costly it becomes. The problems that lead to roof decay do not just go away magically, they get worse and worse until potentially your whole entire roof is rotted and that is when it costs a ton to fix. So if you contact a commercial roof repair in essex county NJ today then you may be able to still save yourself a lot of that money. When it comes down to it, you don’t want to be spending thousands of dollars repairing your roof when you could have just had a few beams or shingles replaced for a few hundred dollars. Now of course I do not recommend a half fix like that, but it is definitely better than waiting until later.

You see when you replace just a beam or the shingles causing the problem you don’t address either what the cause is or the damage that is already done. Sure this may save you a little bit of money in the short run, and if that is vitally important than you should definitely go this way. But if you have that little bit of spare cash, you should go for the full repair. What I mean by that is a total replacement. You take everything that you already have and just have them replace it, beams and all. This is a little costly, but it ensures that you get another twenty or thirty years out of your roof instead of the patch job that will likely just get you a few more years until you have to repair it again. If you don’t have the money, definitely do something over nothing.

It’s incredibly cliche but after dodging a baseball that came flying through my window in a shattering display of broken glass and shrieking kids outside was something that I never expected that I would be having to do. I could only stare dumbfounded at the now broken window, the glass and the ball which had bounced off the wall and came to a rolling stop at my feet. Sipping my coffee and wondering at the absurdity of the world where cliches like this can exist, I casually tossed the ball outside and called window repair in Essex County NJ. Life is just strange, sometimes.

I tossed the ball back to the kids who had promptly done what they could to flee, hiding wherever kids are likely to hide I suppose, but in the process had left their bat lying disregarded and forgotten on the grass across the street. I like to think that it was a pretty good throw to get the ball across my lawn and over to their own where it fell with a thump and a bounce next to the bat. Hey, at 30 years old, I didn’t even think I would be able to get it across the street much less the next yard!

It goes to show that cliches exist for a reason and that even a baseball can still manage to destroy a window. Of course, those kids could have played in an area where a window wouldn’t have been a likely destination of the ball. Who knows, maybe they never expected their batter to ever hit a ball so hard. Maybe we have a future Sammy Sosa in the making right here in NJ! Hah, wouldn’t that be something? Maybe I should go back out and grab the ball so I can get the autograph of the kid who smacked it. Just in case.

All through growing up I heard the same thing over and over again when we went into any area that had a larger population, and that included school, the store and even visiting many relatives. People would tell me that I live out in the sticks. I did not even know what that meant, but when someone asked me where I lived I started saying, “Out in the sticks.” It was never a problem for me. I had horses, fields, streams and lakes for fun. Now our children need fast New Hampshire rural Internet just to get good grades.

I got so mad at one teacher. She has never lived one minute in a rural area. She moved to New Hampshire and became a teacher. She assigned homework that required not only a computer but also broadband Internet access. We did not have it at the time. What made me mad was when our youngest daughter asked for an alternative homework assignment because of not having fast rural Internet service and the teacher told her to use the local library in the evening. Well, our “local” library is quite a few miles away. The teacher apologized after my wife and I got involved, and we are all actually friends now. Funny how those things work out.

Anyway, the teacher actually helped us with getting New Hampshire rural Internet service that is quite fast and affordable. My neighbors used, but complained, about their DSL service. We were using a cellular Internet data plan, but it was too expensive to not monitor and limit its data use. Our daughter’s teacher, who is not even from New Hampshire, went out of her way to research what was available to us. Now we do have fast Internet that is affordable. I appreciated her help in the matter. When I first heard about her, I was mad at her. Now she is a friend.

I was thinking about this after I started reading about affiliate marketing. It works like this, there are a lot of blogs out there where you can find articles which present themselves as a review of a product. Take this thing here for example, it is called a selfie stick iphone. It is a pretty simple contraption which is supposed to help you take a better selfie. In essence it is a stick with a holder for your smart phone and a button on the other end. That is apparently connected to the camera on the smart phone, I think by blue tooth. At least that is what would make the most sense in my opinion. At any rate there is probably a market for this thing. I just do not know how big it is and how hard it would be to reach them.

We all know a couple of people who are obsessed with taking selfies and might use some silly gadget like this if it was effective. I know a couple of people who probably use it just to get people to stare at them while they did it. No point in going in to the psychology of all of that, it is not the point. In fact that is just an example. You could focus the blog on almost any subject, but it would need to have a specific focus I believe. I was interested in mobile technology and that is the sort of thing that I was thinking about putting on there. In particular I was thinking that I could find out whether or not people who sell these things would give me stuff that I could review. I doubt that is likely, at least not until you have established that you have a large audience.

I just moved into this new apartment, and I really should have waited to get another apartment. It is infested with roaches, but that is not really something I want to talk about right now. It is hard to deal with the stress that comes along with living with roaches. Anyway, I am going to try to get my internet set up, because that should make my place a bit better to live in. I am curious to find out info about CT high speed internet prices and to see what sort of prices are being offered for the type of connection speed that I am looking for.

It is vital to my job for me to have a very fast internet connection speed. I wish that was not the case, because it is the only thing that I use the internet for, that really requires a fast connection speed. it would be one thing, if my company were willing to pay for internet for my place, because then, I would not have much a problem at all, and I would be without one of the bills that I have.

That would be cool, to be sure, but I doubt it is ever going to happen. The people who own the company are always talking about saving money, and they do not want to spend any more money on their employees than they have to. I am sure that they’d pay me less, if they could. But they know that they need me, so that won’t be something that I have to worry about. I guess I could threaten to go to another company, unless they pay for my internet. But I think that would be a pretty rash route to go with the matter. Instead, I’ll just pay for it.

When it comes to getting West Virginia Home Insurance there are certainly a lot of options available to consumers. You really need to assess your personal situation and the home you will be insuring before you sit down with insurance agents to discuss your options. This may be your first home and you plan on living here for the rest of your life, or perhaps this is only a starter home and you will be moving on within a few years. Knowing your situation will help the insurance agent tailor the home insurance to your needs. Likewise, you also need to take into consideration the homes needs and the area your home is situated in. Is it a higher crime rate area, is the area affected by floods, tornados or possible Forrest fires?

Many people neglect to research the area they are moving into beyond available transportation, schooling and safety. It’s important that you understand the weather in the area of your home as well so you are sure to get the correct type and amount of coverage to cover you in case of a catastrophic flood, fire or random act of nature. Some areas are more prone to flooding or tornados and if you know this information you can make sure you have the coverage you need if the unforeseeable should happen. Often times home owners will neglect to get extra flood or fire insurance thinking that these events probably won’t happen, unfortunately they do and when they happen to you and you don’t have the correct coverage you will be paying a large sum of money out of pocket.

Of course, when it comes to the right coverage the extra insurance will be more expensive but if one of these unforeseeable events does happen you will be very happy you had the foresight to get that coverage and then that extra money paid out over time will seem like a pittance.

Times are getting bad, and more and more people are becoming victims to crime because of it. It used to be where only hard core criminals or juvenile delinquents would break into a home, but now desperate people are becoming the norm for this. People who have lost their jobs, lost their hope, and just want to feed their families are turning to crime in order to do this. As much as I feel for people like this, I want to do all I can to protect myself from them. I searched for California ADT when my friend’s house was burglarized a few months ago.

He lives about six miles from me, and that is just too close for comfort. The police caught the person, and he told them he did it because he couldn’t find work. He was just looking for food, but the electronics ended up getting taken too because the appeal of selling them for a good bit of money was just too strong. I was more worried about someone breaking into my house while my kids are there alone, and I knew that a security system would do a lot to alleviate new found fears.

I did a lot of research on the different companies that offer this type of alarm and monitoring service, and I was very happy with what I read about ADT. I knew they were the leaders in their industry, and reading about what they offer as well as statistics made me realize that they really are the best of the security companies. I was able to get a great system at a very affordable price, and I really like having that sign in our front yard that alerts criminals that I am protected. Hopefully, that means they leave my house alone and move on to an easier target!

I really want to switch to Direct Television because from everything that I know about it, it seems like it would be a lot better of an option than what I have at the moment. It is sad that I have been paying too much for my cable for so long and did not really realize how much better the other options were. I did not a bit of searching and found http://www.directstartv.org/ which is a site that I guess has listings of services and the prices of Direct TV.

I am pretty eager to check it out, and I really want to read about all of the different packages closely, so that I can really understand what is going on with them, and what they will include. I don’t think that they are going to be so nice as to tell me what the actual channels are that are included in each package. Although that would certainly be some good information to have.

But it should help me out with a lot of the decision process, and so I am going to get started with this soon. I already told my kids that we were going to get more channels by switching to satellite television, and they were both very excited about it. Too excited really, and they kind of thought it was going to happen instantly, or that I had already made arrangement for the satellite to be installed. When that is not in fact the case, and so now looking back on it, I should have used better judgment and waited until I actually knew when we were going to get it to tell them about it. Or maybe i could have just surprised them with the news as well. That would have worked pretty good, I think so myself.

Time Warner Cable, Inc. ( NYSE: TWC )My wife and I have found that we just do not go out to movie theaters as much as we used to. We really prefer to make a nice dinner at home and watch a movie or two. Popcorn at a theater cannot beat a homemade meal made by my wife. In the past, we often stopped in at local video stores to grab a video on the weekend, but that stopped when most video rental stores in our area closed down. Recently, we started looking into Time Warner Cable and another company in our area to see what was available.

Movies have always been a big deal in our home. When you have a hard day at work and life gets tough, it really is nice to sit with your spouse and enjoy a movie, smiles, laughter, etc. This means that whichever cable provider we decided to go through needed to have a great set of movie channels, and we also wanted a nice number of channels that would allow us to order movies whenever we wanted to.

We ended up getting a package deal that includes more than 200 channels through Time Warner This includes movie channels and plenty more movies and shows we could order at the touch of a button on our remote control. We previously had our phone and Internet service through another provider (with no cable), but we have now switched over and are enjoying paying everything on one bill.

My wife also enjoys watching all of her favorite daily talk shows with the DVR capability we now have. I enjoy recording different sports games and getting to watch them when I have free time on the weekends. We get to save money by doing this because we simply have no need to go to movie theaters anymore.

I don’t mind following the rules when they make sense. When they don’t make sense is when I don’t mind bending them to fit something that is a bit more logical in my mind. I did not want to be stuck with an operating system that was not extremely app friendly, at least with the apps that I tend to use on a daily basis. When I had iOS 8, I was not able to use several of the apps that are on my phone. I did a search for downgrade iOS because I knew that there had to be a way to do it.

I just wanted my old operating system back. I will gladly switch back to iOS 8 when they work all of the bugs out of it and when it works properly on all of my apps, but until then, I wanted something different, something that I knew would work since it has in the past. I found a website that explained how to downgrade to to my old operating system, and it was extremely easy because of how they explained it. I was still a bit worried about it because I am not used to messing with anything like this, so I was happy to see that they would be able to help me remotely if need be.

I decided to go ahead and try on my own first since they did make it seem so simple. I admit that I was more than a bit worried because I was not sure if I was going to end up doing something bad to my phone. It turned out that nothing bad happened though, because I was able to get the old operating system back on within minutes. All I had to do was reboot my phone and all of my apps worked again. I am so happy that there is a way to undo technological updates when they just don’t seem to work for me!

A handful Remarkable e Illustrations or photos

  1. Easthampton – Home of E.E. McCall (LOC)
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    Image by The Library of Congress
    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Easthampton – Home of E.E. McCall

    [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

    1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

    Notes:
    Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
    Photo shows house of Edward Everett McCall (1863-1924), Justice of the Supreme Court of New York who ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic (Tammany) candidate for Mayor of New York City in 1913. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    Subjects:
    Easthampton

    Format: Glass negatives.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

    General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.14041

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2806-11

  2. E. Fownes & P. Sorg (LOC)
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    Image by The Library of Congress
    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    E. Fownes & P. Sorg

    [between 1910 and 1913]

    1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

    Notes:
    Other Bain negative of same subject is also identified as depicting Gilbert P. Taylor driving Emil Seelig’s horses. (LC-B2-2454-12) (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)
    Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
    Photo shows the London whip Ernest Fownes (driving) and Paul A. Sorg (died 1913) at start of a coaching race. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    Format: Glass negatives.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

    General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.11143

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2476-10

  3. Olympus E-PL1 Teleport test 1120mm handheld
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    Image by hto2008
    Olympus E-PL1 Teleport test 800mm 1120mm handheld
    Tokina 80-400mm Kenko 1.4x

    More info

    HuaTongOversea Blog Claim:

    Most of the photos in my Flickr were taken with my Nikon D90 + 35mm f1.8G + 50mm f1.8D + 18-200mm VR II + Tokina 12-24 f4 + Tokina 80-400mm, or Olympus E-PL1 + Olympus 14-42mm + Panasonic 20mm 1.7
    Sometimes in order to describe something I do use a few photos I got from online, these photos will be marked and credited to the original owners if I know. If I don’t know, I still normally apply heavy photoshop on them to the extend of ‘recreation’ or ‘recovery’. If you can still recognize it or the difference is too small with your liking, as the original owner you should inform me, I will take them down immediately once I confirmed the ownership.

    Those photos taken by me are credited and licensed to hto2008 flickr account and

    www(dot)HuaTongOversea(dot)com/blog

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