Framing Gable and Shed Dormers

Dormers are very popular in homes on the East coast. They are used to allow for more space in a steep pitched roofing system. For most dormers, you will need to frame the roof first and then raise the gables and set the ridge beam. It is also important to understand where the roof load…

History of Construction in the United States

The Empire State Building, the White House, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the United States Capitol – all have one thing in common (except for the obvious fact that they are all situated in the USA): they all testify to the rich history of architecture of the USA. The architectural timeline of the USA can…

Tips on Blogging For Business

There are plenty of reasons and advantages why business owners should consider blogging for business. By setting up a blog to market their products, they will be able to promote them to a limitless number of audiences without having to spend ridiculous amounts on advertising. If you're a business owner you must know that starting…

What's the Best Mattress for Heavy People?

In my 35 years within the mattress industry I have seen mattresses get destroyed by heavy people. Is it their fault? No, it's the fault of the manufacturers for not making sturdy mattresses to accommodate a larger person. Seems comfort trumps durability in the mattress world so the best mattress for heavy people is one…

The Navajo Nation and Language

The Navajo language is part of the Athabaskan family of languages ​​spoken in the southwestern United States by the Navajo tribe. It's unique in that most of the other Athabakan language family members are from the north. It's also ranked as the most highly spoken Native American language of all, with a whooping 178,000 speakers.…

Practice Celestial Feng Shui With Lunar Guidance

Do you have an endlessly long honey-do list that stretches infinitely into the future? Are you overwhelmed with scheduling pressures? It’s time to look for help in the skies. The moon is there every night to guide you with subtle light and finite cycles of 28 days. Downsizing your list into manageable segments is the…

How-To Get Started With Organic Gardening

How-To Basics of getting started with Organic Gardening. No matter whether you are an experienced organic gardener or you have simply decided that you would like to become more self-reliant by growing some of your own food, planting a garden requires planning. A properly planned and planted organic garden will naturally resist disease, deter pests,…

Gaslighting: How to Recognize

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation. It seeks to sow the seeds of doubt in the targeted individual. The goal of the gaslighter is to make the victim question her own perception, memory and sanity. Befriending you and gleaning information from friends and relatives are ways the abuser gains insight into how to undermine…