Posted by Lasey on July 28th, 2009
When we bought a new house that still had aluminum siding on it, we knew that we would have to have a MN siding installer come out and redo all of the siding. I was trying to find a siding company in the yellow pages, but there were too many and I did not know which ones to call. I called and asked our realtor, who had just sold us the house if she could recommend a MN siding installer that would not rip us off.
I called the siding company that she told me about, the next day and they came out to give us an estimate of the cost of materials and labor. They were so nice, and answered all of the questions that my husband had about time frame, and how they would remove the old siding and replace it with the new.
I chose a beige color of vinyl siding to be installed, and the MN siding installer told me that they had that color in stock, so they could start installing it as soon as they removed the aluminum siding currently on the house, which would only take a few days.
About two weeks later, I had new vinyl siding on my new house, I was so excited that I took a bunch of pictures and emailed them to my friends and family.
Posted by Lasey on July 27th, 2009
I need someone to do window washing for all of the cars on the lot. The construction they are doing down the road is blowing dirt all over the windshields and it really makes the cars look dirty. I had a guy who washed the cars every once in a while but he didn’t do window cleaning that well and he moved away some time ago. I think I saw a place that will wash them for a pretty good price but I hope they specialize in it because I want them to be good at it. I also need the windows on the building and the garage washed, so I may just have a total window cleaning job done. Hopefully they can come out every week or so and do all of the cars. I wonder if it I would get a lower price since they come out every single week. They would have to have a lower price for that kind of job since I am providing them a window washing job every week. I also might want to hire a few more mechanics since that one Indian guy quit and I heard that his friend might leave soon. However, I really do need to worry about the window washing and call someone for that right about now since it is important. Mechanics are pretty easy to find, after all.
Posted by Lasey on July 25th, 2009
I have been seeing some cool t shirts at this bar that I go to sometimes. I think that the people that are wearing them must be getting them from the same place. Some of these funny t shirts have some sayings from some very popular movies on them. I guess that you would have had to see the movie, to get the t shirt, but I watch movies all the time.
I looked online for cool t shirts with movie sayings on them, and discovered a ton of websites that had them on their sites. I did not see some of the funny t shirts from the bar though.
My roommate thinks that they must design them on their own. I guess there are some sites that let you design your own funny t shirts, and then they print them and send them to you. I always thought that you had set up fees with something like that, but my roommate said that times have changed and they do not do that anymore.
I would think that with as many movies that I watch, and these new sites that let you design your own, I could probably come up with a few good ones to use on some cool t shirts. Maybe I could even sell them, to help pay for some of my college costs. My parents would never believe it, if I did something to help pay for my education.
Posted by Lasey on July 24th, 2009
I was looking online for a job and wished that I had been looking for web designer jobs instead of one for a photographer. I had always loved taking pictures, ever since I was a little kid but my parents told me that I should have something to fall back on. I did not believe them and majored in photography when I went to college.
Now, as I sit here looking through the help wanted ads, I see that if I was one of those web designers, then I could find a job almost anywhere. I think that I counted something like twenty web designer jobs just in my state alone. I was thinking that if I go back to school, I wonder how long it would take to get a degree in web designing. The need may not even be there when I finished.
I really hated school the first time around, and did not want to go back but considered the alternative of being poor, hungry and living on the streets. I found a local community college that trained you to be web designers in two years. I signed up and started my classes. I am crossing my fingers that there will be web designer jobs waiting for me in two years.
Posted by Lasey on July 16th, 2009
My sixteen year old son told me that he did not want to do the mall shopping thing, but he needed some new t shirts. I asked him how he thought he would get them then. He told me to just give him the plastic and he would take care of it, from home. I would never just hand over the plastic, so I compromised and sat with him on the computer while he shopped. He found a website that had cheap t shirts on it, and I told him that he could purchase five of the funny t shirts that he wanted from this website. I was surprised to find out how many funny t shirts that this one site had to choose from. I was even happier to find out how many cheap t shirts that they had on this website. He then asked me if he could go to another site and buy these two funny t shirts that he had been wanting for a long time, and I agreed to let him look and I would make the decision after I saw the price. I could not believe the cheap t shirts on this website also. I will not be shopping at the mall anymore; we will be shopping at home on the computer.
Posted by Lasey on July 15th, 2009
I wanted to get something for my five year old nephew’s birthday that no one else would get him. I ordered him a photo puzzle 1000 pieces from a company that makes photo puzzles. I picked out the picture that I had taken of him about a week earlier when we had gone to the zoo. He loved the zoo, so I knew that the picture of him feeding the baby goats would be a winner.
At the party, he got lots of toy trucks and of course clothes which every kid just loves. I was so excited to have him open this gift that I could hardly stand it. When he finally got to my gift, I was hoping that he would love it, and he did. He wanted to stop the party and put it together right then and there but a photo puzzle 1000 pieces is not something that can be done very quickly when you have a bunch of five year old helping you. All the parents of those five year olds asked me where they could get their own photo puzzles made.
We put the photo puzzle 1000 pieces away until the following day, when I came and helped him and his parents get started on it. We worked on the photo puzzle for about a month before we finished it and then my nephew wanted to take it down and start all over again.
Posted by Lasey on July 13th, 2009
The kind of design that my web creator uses is called Joomla web designs and is easy to use. He is really fast with making changes that we want on our site so I really think that Joomla must be easy. He said that I might even to be able to make changes to the site on my own if I use a certain control panel that will be easy to learn. Joomla themes are supposed to be easy to use too.
There are lots of different themes and ways to make my site and our other sites look just like we want them to. The colors of my site are starting to look old and nasty to me so I think I might change those on my own but I’ll have to ask my designer to teach me how to change it first. The way that I have to change things so often annoys me but I’m glad I can use Joomla web designs now so we can work faster and get our people what they want.
It is good that we have such a good designer and I think our place would be a lot worse without it. Many businesses that compete with us are not as good with their sites and updates and it really hurts them that they don’t use Joomla themes like we do.
Posted by Lasey on July 9th, 2009
I was having a new office added onto our home. I wanted everything to be high tech and very up to date. I know that technology has come a long way since the days of dial up internet. I know that the installer talked about putting in Plasma Mounts and Cat5E Keystone jacks. I was listening and not really understanding all of the talk but acting like I knew exactly what those things were. I tried to observe all of the construction and pay attention to the new wiring but got kind of lost when they were putting in the Cat5E Keystone jacks. I wish I was more technologically savvy but I am not. I did watch them install the plasma mounts though, and fully understand what they do. By the time everything was in my new office looked like a high tech new age office and I was excited to see if everything worked the way they said it would. It has taken some time to learn everything and I discover something new almost every day but I love learning all the new technical stuff. I have even helped out at work a little when something goes wrong with the plasma mounts or the cat5E Keystone jacks.