When I consider my past relationships one recurring idea is that I don’t really step up when I need to. Of every relationship I have been in, this seems to be my biggest concern. I think that it’s because I am too afraid of upsetting the other person. I want to just do things that I think will make them relaxed. I think there are instances where I could have done things that would have been wonderful for me but I didn’t because I didn’t know how the person I was seeing would feel and I usually put the other person’s feelings first even if it’s not necessarily what I should do. So I was looking more into this because it seems like the kind of situation where I can probably do better in the future. I found a website that talks about quite a variety of topics relating to relationships and I think that it is probably the type of thing that I need to learn about.
I mean, I feel like most of the people I’ve spoken with tend to do the same thing, but we know that it’s probably not the best thing to do. I generally let whoever I am with take charge more than I should because I don’t really want to be argumentative. It’s bad. I should start staying what I want and understanding that if I don’t get it from that person I can probably find it from someone else. A lot of people find themselves in relationships that they aren’t really happy in because they would rather do that than be alone. I would not like to be that way! So that is why some knowledge I got from that site was pretty helpful. Really though I just want to get to a point where I am satisfied with myself and don’t need to find someone else to be happy with. And since a lot of people do that I know it’s not the worst thing in the world but it’s not really something I would consider to be something other than terrible. If you think about it. You should be happy yourself. You don’t need another person. Really, someone else can only benefit you if you are already in a good place in your life and are bringing the right kind of traits to the situation. More than that, however, you will be more desirable to people who are in similar places, additionally.
There are a few things I would like to get. The first is a new pair of pants. I usually wear the same pair every day because they are comfortable and you get that pair and you never want to change. But as long as I”m discussing this, I would also like to get some contacts. But I want the kind that will make your irises different. Basically I am talking about the gambit contacts because they have appeared pretty cool. I think that I might have to get some close to those because I really want to do something I haven’t tried before.
I am always the person who plays it easy and doesn’t really do anything away from what I know, so I figure that by doing something like that I might be bale to get myself to place where I am wanting to do even more and I think that would be amazing. You see, a lot of people tend to do things that are pretty easy for them which causes them to wonder if there is more stuff they could do. I am like that bu I really don’t want to be. So I think that in order to try more things I should probably just do it and see what happens. It’s like the kind of thing where you are trying to do more things and thinking that you should but not knowing exactly what you should do. Looking at it another way, though, it’s like one of those things you have to do to develop as a person. And I think that if I am going to do this I am going to have to actually make myself. But I want to be sure that the steps I ‘m taking are the ones that are going to be beneficial for what I am trying to do
But really though I need to start this because I want to get to a place where I feel confident about the fashion choices I am making and will be able to really get out and get some things that are going to work for me. And I think that by doing that it will have a carryover into other aspects of my life as well. Most of the people I know are really just kind of letting other people say what they should and shouldn’t do so that is why I think that I am going to do some of this stuff for myself.
Getting all my stuff set up for some of the things I want to do doesn’t really seem like it would be something I would do after work but recently I have been coming home and trying to arrange ll my stuff the way I want. The thing is, though, it has a lot to do with where I think I am going to be working soon. My company has been talking about changes and it’s not something that I really want to do which is why I think I might be applying for other jobs. The best thing though is that I was looking at many of the position that are available and I thistle to consider that I might be working there. The only other thing about all of this is that when I cam going to be getting ready to leave my job I will have to be sure that I finish the projects I am working on.
Aside from that, I was looking at some of the options online for some of the thimble ideas I have been looking at. I want to get some stuff stet up so that I can market myself online better. I guess that is something weird that you might not know about but I’ve been looking into it. So that is what I want to do. There are a few other things I should find, too.
When I was thinking about the other things I want to do it mostly had to do with the fact that I am trying to get into virtual bookkeeping so that I can have some of that done for me. I was doing everything manually but I think that by using a service like that I might be able to go to a better place with regard to all of that. So wen I am trying to find that I tend to get something that I think would be cool and make sure that I discuss what I will need with the people who are going to be performing. And then in addition to all of this I need to find a place to do my taxes this year because I just don’t want to do them here. Because of that the only other thing I was considering is that I may need to look into some of the other aspects of all of that since the side income I had this year should be factored.
The company that I currently have my TV service through is going to have to change. I am not really interested in a lot of the stuff that is available because I really only watch some channels and all of the crazy stuff you can get isn’t really what I am looking for, however I am going to be seeing if there is something else I can do because I don’t really like the things that are going on now. My cable company kind of get sunder mys kin and I’ve been thinking that I’m going to need to find something else. There are a few other choices but I’m not really sure which I should go with. I mean there is obviously the choice is just renting the shows that I want to see but that isn’t really the best way to do it and the other thing that I was thinking was checking out another business. There is ATT and they have a few different offerings I think which include Uverse and that is something I think I am going to look at in more scrutiny. There should be some thing available that I might want to do that will be a better deal for me since I am not really going to want to keep doing it the way I have been. So I’m thinking that I’m going to have to look for what is available and see if there is anything I can do with that. I think I might have to find some att coupon codes Uverse and see if there are any that might be the thing that will be best. Perhaps I will be able to get some input or something form a friend who has another service but really everyone I know has the same thing that I have because that’s the well known service and that is what I have seen when I am looking around but really it’s just that I think there are probably some choices that would be better around here. Should I find something that works I will be happy to call and get everything set up so that I can do it that and not have to keep seeing what is out there and really the only thing I have been thinking about as far as this goes ifs if there is going to be something that will give me what I want and that will be the thing I do for my service because I am not really liking the business I have now. So as soon as I am able to get one to of those, if I do, I will get everything so I can do it for the shows that I want to watch and everything else that I do with TV so that’s really what I”m thinking will work.
The thing that my cousin really enjoys is gardening. Probably that is why I keep asking him questions about all of that since I have become interested in learning more about it. He was giving me some reasons for why he grows what he does, and all these different bits of intelligence he has gotten from doing so and although it was really interesting to me I didn’t really get much of it because it’s something that I am very new to. But I have been really wanting to create my own garden and I think that I will have to get some more suggestions from him as to what I should do.
The main reason I want a garden, though, sis so I can get some cool metal garden furniture and have like a whole little place where you can go and just do whatever you want ain that type of setting. Having never had a garden I just think it would be a pretty interesting thing to do. And I you are going to invite over people or whatever you would have something to do there as well.
My cousin is the opposite, though. His is basically just for testing function and he doesn’t really have it as part of his decor or anything. It’s just a bunch of plants that are growing and I guess that’s a good way to do it if that is your goal, but for me it would have to be something that provides even better purpose for doing it. I mean it’s like another association that people are going to have when they think about your condo or whatever so why wouldn’t you want it to be helping improve the overall scene? I would, although I understand why other people wouldn’t. But that’s mostly the reason I wt to be able to do it and of course if I can get some other things from it in the process then that would be even more desirable. Probably I should see if anyone else in my city that I know would be able to do anything to point me in the right direction as I’m sure there are probably some people that know about this. The other thing is that I am going to see exactly what I will have to do because it seems that it’s probably not quite as easy as just planting some seeds and then watering them and letting them show up, or is it?
As most of you know, I like to take pictures. That should be pretty clear to anyone who has read my blog because I talk about it all the time, but if you didn’t know that, now you do. Anyway, I have a few cameras, and I’m not even talking about the one on my cell phone (which is probably the one I use more than the rest, although that’s a convenience factor). And speaking of cell phones, I saw a commercial for a new phone that has a 43 megapixel camera on it. Crazy.
Alright, so one of the things I look for in a camera is the ability to take good photos from a distance. You need to be able to zoom in and get a good shot while not necessarily getting too close to whatever it is you’re capturing. It’s best if you can do this without losing much image quality which is something I don’t want to worry regarding, even though i can usually touch up any weird spots in an photo editing program after I get all my photographs taken. An issue I face with cameras is dealing with getting enough light in the photos. I was reading a Nikon D7100 review and it seems like this camera has some features that I would like to see, including snapping 6 photos per second for up to 600 pictures. I bet you could get some really cool pictures with that. It’s also got wireless capability so you can upload your photos to your computer without having to actually connect it, which might not always be something you need, but is definitely a cool feature. I think this one may be a bit better than the previous model, based on what I’ve heard, and I am interested in trying one out for myself. Of course, I don’t know if that’s going to be the next one that I get, but it’s fun to look online at all the new ones that are coming out and see if there are any that can do the things I’m looking for and if there are any new features I haven’t even thought of and take a look at what they claim. Of course, I’m the kind of person who likes to read about stuff online, and I’ll also post about it which is part of the reason I blog here on this site.
I am going to be talking about blogging today. I was talking to a friend about how I like to write and I post the stuff online and people can find it and read it if they want and he mentioned that was something he had been interested in to, but wasn’t sure where to start. I guess it might not be clear for some people how to get started. I mean, I’ve been posting what I write online for so long that I forgot what it’s like to start when you don’t know how to do it. So my friend is going to set up his own blog, he said.
He was telling me how he wanted to have it set up but then said he was going to have to learn how to do all the programming himself. I said no way, you can use some template like the one you get from WordPress or whatever. Or you can just start writing and once you have a good number of posts then you can put them all online. It think that might be a bit better because you’ll have the stuff written already and you won’t be sitting there trying to come up with something to write. There are other things you can do with your site, too, as I’m sure you know from the number of sites online where people post pictures and all of that. But I think that my friend is probably going to be writing about the stuff that he is planning on learning. He’s one of those guys who is always studying even though he isn’t in school and I think he wants to document it on his site.
So he should go with some blog that is easy to set up or there’s always blogs you can pay for or whatever if you want something a bit different. I think though that I’m going to wait and see what my friend does and I’m pretty sure his site will get pretty popular within the blogging community since he has a unique way of writing that usually makes me laugh. I’m not really into the whole aspect of writing and putting jokes everywhere, but my friend is able to do it in a way that I think is totally awesome and not irritating at all. You know like you’ll be reading stuff and there are some jokes in it but they aren’t actually funny and you’re just like um, why is this even here? It’s like the opposite of that when my friend writes. So now that I’ve gotten you all pumped up about it, we’ll have to see if my friend goes and starts his own website for his writing.
My friend has been telling me that he snores. He said that his wife is getting pretty annoyed with him and made him go sleep on the couch the other night. I don’t know what I would do if that happened to me, but I don’t think I would go sleep on my couch. It’s my bed and if someone didn’t want to sleep in it with me they are more than welcome to go get on the couch. Having never had that happen though, I don’t really know what I would do.
I told my friend he should just try sleeping another way but he didn’t think that would work. He said he snores if he lays on his back but I think that he should try sleeping on his side. He said he can’t sleep on his stomach, though, because it is uncomfortable. I can kind of agree with that because I don’t like sleeping on my stomach, either.
Some of the other things that can cause snoring might be things that he doesn’t have any control over. I asked him if his wife snores and he said no, so I guess he is the only one. He shoed me http://www.withoutsnoring.com/ and some info about different products that can help keep you from snoring but I don’t know if if any of those actually work. I know that it’s a pretty hot topic and there are people who are trying to come up with ways to stop snoring. I am not sure if any of them work for everyone though so I’ll have to see what my friend does. I told him he can sleep at my place if he wants since I’m hard to disturb but I don’t want anyone sleeping in my room with me. I have a second bedroom at the other end of the hall and if he’s in there I wouldn’t be able to hear him snoring, anyway. I think that he might actually take m e up on the offer, though, cuz he said his wife is pretty angry bout being woken up by him snoring. Of course, she might just be making the whole thing up but that would be crazy and I don’t think she’s actually crazy. Then again, maybe he just started snoring cuz he has some congestion or something. Does that even cause you to snore? I have no idea. I should see if I can find out anything for him.
I helped my buddy move today. He lived in an old three-flat in the city but moved to the suburbs to be closer to his job–we joked and told him he was turning into a yuppie. The move was much more difficult than I expected because I developed a splitting headache not long after I woke up and now, over 15 hours later, it is still with me. I don’t get headaches too often but man, today was a really bad day to get one. As a guy you’re expected to be there for your friends and not back out of commitments with them, especially if it involves a major life change like a move. I didn’t even wanna bring it up–all I did was take four ibuprofen and drink a lot of water and hope for the best. It didn’t help though. Or rather, the ibuprofen and water did help the headache but the physical act of moving gigantic pieces of furniture down three flights of very narrow stairs made my headache worse, so it balanced out.
I know it probably isn’t exactly fair to say, but in some ways women are lucky when they get headaches. It is usually a bit more socially acceptable for them to excuse themselves from needing to do things that may make headaches worse. Us guys are supposed to be tough and just deal with it. It doesn’t help that men don’t get very many headaches, outside of hangover-related ones, so people don’t even really think about such a thing happening.
We did stop for something to eat in the middle of it all and that helped me feel a bit better. It also helps that my friends are funny and kept my mind off my unspoken misery, for the most part.
Either way, I can tell you I’m very happy to be home from helping my buddy move. He’s all settled into his new place out in the ‘burbs and I’m back at home with some Migralex stress headache relief that my friend told me to try (he said you can use it for other types of headaches we well) and an ice pack on my head, with a bad horror movie on the television. Getting a headache really sucks but knowing how mine are, after a good night’s sleep I will wake up refreshed and headache-free. I just hope that next time one of my friends needs to move out of the top floor of a three-flat then I wake up that morning feeling 100%!
As you know I’m a photographer in my heart, but I also have another job
For those of you that know me pretty well, today I celebrate a milestone. This is year number five of my (somewhat) lucrative career working as a mechanic. I had no idea I would end up doing this, considering I went to school for communications. Turns out my niche was on the complete opposite end of the spectrum.
How did it all start? Well, I got what I thought was my dream job right out of college, but found out quickly that I absolutely hate working in a cubicle. In fact, it only took a year for me to figure out that almost all of the jobs that I qualified for with my degree were jobs that I really couldn’t see myself doing for a long period of time. Whoops, wish I would have figured that out earlier.
Well, a good friend of mine told me that his place was hiring a person to work on the large industrial machines in the factory he’d been working at since high school. These machines are massive…presses that are twenty feet tall, CNC machines that can cut about anything you could need, giant conveyors, robots, you name it. Well I didn’t have a ton of experience but I had a good work ethic so they gave me a chance.
After about six months, I was finally in the full swing of things and discovered that I really liked getting my hands dirty. Something about fixing things just satisfies an innermost craving I have. I guess I could say it brings out my inner caveman. Either way, I had finally found something I loved, and knew I would stay here for a long period of time.
I love this job, and I definitely love the tools I get to play with on a daily basis. One of the coolest things I have at my disposal are hydraulic torque wrenches by TorqLite. This thing is pretty small compared to what it can do. I hook it up to a hydraulic power unit, hit a button, and this baby can drive a bolt with tens of thousands of pounds of torque. I think it’s the fact that I have this kind of power at my disposal that makes me glad I work here. Like I said, this job brings out my inner caveman and every time I get to play with something as powerful as this, it’s like I rediscover fire.