Thursday, April 9, 2015
In sixth grade, my Catholic mother decided to spice up the Christmas season with an Advent wreath. For those of you who are unfamiliar, it’s a tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent leading up to Christmas, with an additional candle lit each Sunday of the season.
And yes, I did just pull that explanation from Wikipedia.
Admittedly, I was most intrigued by the color of...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The mark of a true adult, I now rent an apartment with hardwood floors. OK, fine—they’re fake hardwood. But they look real, and appearances are all that really matter. Another lesson of adulthood.
On the surface, they look far cleaner than my carpets every did. But, there isn’t really anywhere for the dirt to go. When I cleaned this weekend, I collected enough sand for a small child to play in....
Monday, March 9, 2015
With all of the cold weather that we have experienced recently a Facebook friend recently posted online that she would “like to order a cup of global warming please”. While the debate still rages on about the climate on a global scale, I’d like to address a national trend that will happen sooner than many of us would like: National Warming. (In other words; that portion of the year that can turn...
Monday, March 2, 2015
Preventative maintenance (PM) is one of those topics that continue to vex all levels of onsite personnel. While many see the benefit and can prove the financial need to perform these tasks, quite frequently they are delayed beyond recommended schedules.
To prevent a delay, the PM scheduling should be a regular part of the day/week/month time-management cycle. Break the property down by dividing...