So God Made a Wrestler

God looked down on his paradise and was pleased. He looked upon all of the peoples of the earth. He noticed the many sports that athletes participated in. God said, “I need to create the ultimate sport and the ultimate athlete.” So God made a wrestler. God said, “I need an athlete who is willing…

Creative Marketing Ideas For Furniture Stores

Furniture stores have developed a reputation for marketing strategy-a sale for every holiday imaginable, no payments for 90 days, or no interest for 3 years are commonly-used promotional tools to drive sales. These certainly work, but they’re not exactly unique. If you’re new to the furniture market or you’re looking for a way to stand…

Korean War: Victory or Defeat?

On paper and in history, the Korean War was seen as neither a victory or a defeat. A cease fire and peace treaty was written between them instead. The battles went on for 3 long years. On July 27, 1953 the two sides signed an armistice and a new border was established on a few…

How to Serve Receive a Volleyball

Feet Position When performing a skill in just about any sport, you want to start from the athletic position. Your feet are the most important part because they will set up the rest of your body. Keep your feet slightly staggered, with one a little ahead of the other. Lower Body If setting up your…

The Ghosts and Hauntings of Holyrood Palace

A murderous nobleman, an executed queen, and a naked witch are believed to be some of the restless spirits said to walk the venerable halls of Holyrood Palace. Situated at one end of Edinburgh’s prestigious Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace has played a central role in the eventful history of Scotland’s capital. Officially called the Palace…

Before Buying, Always Read The Condo Bylaws

When you buy a condominium, you are purchasing property that has associated common property. Condo bylaws explain the use and care of these common areas. The condominium you purchase is often only the interior space. Open areas, outside walls, roof, outside stairways and parking areas are all a part of the common areas. Condo bylaws…

Balloon Framing Gable Walls

Prior to the 1950’s balloon framing of new homes was the standard construction method, until the advent of platform framing. Platform framing is a safer, quicker, and more cost effective method than balloon framing. With that being said, balloon framing still has many effective uses in modern house framing that can be incorporated with platform…

Tips to Clean Your Home With Essential Oils

Have you ever noticed that ALL your commercial cleaning products list “warning” or “caution” labels on the bottles? Obviously, those labels are put there for a very good reason. The bottles DO contain poison and can cause adverse symptoms if inhaled or touched. Yikes! Here’s where we can shift to a new concept of cleaning,…

Easy Ways to Fix a Stubborn Roof Leak

Learn the tips used by Professional Roofing Contractors The telephone rang at 2:00 in the morning. When the telephone rings at this time, it usually means trouble, this time, it was exception. The frantic voice at the other end was claiming that his home ceiling was falling – literally. All the rain that had fallen…

Black and Grey Vs Color Tattoos

There are many things to consider when getting a tattoo. One major decision you will have to make is whether you want a full color or black and grey tattoo. There are pros and cons to each. The most important thing to remember is to listen to your own gut instinct. But if you really…