Top 5 Skills You Need to Become a Bricklayer

Bricklayers or brickies work hard – there’s no doubt about it. If you’re averse to hard yakka, then a career as a bricklayer is not for you. If you’re interesting in starting a bricklaying apprenticeship, here are the top 5 skills you’ll need: Must be physically fit Bricklaying like all construction jobs (unless you’re the…

PICC Line: A Cancer Treatment Chemotherapy Port

Almost immediately after diagnosis of his blood plasma cancer (Multiple Myeloma), the author’s oncologist wanted to immediately (if not sooner) have a PICC Line inserted in his arm. Because the doctor could not make the necessary arrangements on such short notice, the start of the author’s chemotherapy regimen was postponed for one week. It needed…

Mortgage Sales Letter Tips

A good mortgage sales letter that produces leads from a cold list or generates new business from your old client list is worth 1000 times it’s weight in gold. Lets say you have a list of 50 clients and 50 leads that you haven’t converted. If you send one letter at a cost of just…

Natural Hydraulic Lime Mortar

Mortar and Longevity: Will Our Buildings Stand the Test of Time? Did you ever look closely at the exterior of brick or stone home, and see hairline cracks running up the wall? Or sometimes the mortar joints have lots of cracks running across them, so that the mortar looks like it could fall out in…

A Turquoise and Lime Green Wedding

Summer weddings call for bright and festive colors and accents. Sometimes you can take your cue from current fashions and come up with some great inspirations. One of the freshest looks for weddings this year is the very stylish turquoise and lime green combination. Turquoise and lime green are bright and bold colors, but they…

5 Components of Physical Fitness

The 5 components of physical fitness are often used in our school systems, health clubs and fitness centers to gauge how good a shape we are truly in. The 5 components that make up total fitness are: Cardiovascular Endurance Muscular Strength Muscular endurance Flexibility Body Composition Total fitness can be defined by how well the…