Thursday, December 20, 2012
I don’t want to brag, but I was the belle of the ball at my hometown pizzeria in suburban Maryland.
During my three months there as a waitress, a few of the dish washers had a bit of a crush on me. I always had bread crumbs in my hair and permanently smelled like garlic, so this doesn’t surprise me.
Of all my prospective suitors, Lucio was my favorite. He spent a good portion of his...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Here at SimpliSafe Home Security, we think apartments are a great living choice - they’re space-and cost-efficient, they boost community, and they tend to be in awesome locations. Sadly, there’s another group of people who love apartments, too: burglars. According to the National Crime Prevention Council, apartments are 85% more likely to be targeted for burglaries than...
Monday, December 3, 2012
Security is a tough discussion topic. Everyone wants it, yet no one can guarantee it. Most lease agreements make that clear. But as you well know, resident safety is not completely out of your realm of responsibility. So let’s take a common-sense look at some of the legal, ethical and business aspects.
LegalIf bad things happen on your property, your security efforts may come under...
Thursday, November 29, 2012
England and the United States, in the scheme of all things international, don’t appear to be that different from one another. We all speak English, after all.
And yet, upon arriving in Bath during my junior year of college to study abroad for the semester, it was obvious I was outside of my cultural comfort zone.
Consider, for example, the first time I ate at a British McDonalds and...