Rocks of Life

Life throws rocks in our path. Rocks exist in life; how you handle them determines your present and your future. A farmer continued to plow around a large rock in the center of the field. Today he broke another plow shear on that rock. A few weeks ago, he broke a harrow on that rock.…

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What Is Resin Flooring?

So, what is resin flooring? Surely this is a silly question as everyone knows, right? Well not necessarily. Over many years, this term has become synonymous with epoxy floor paint, so much so that many customers say they want an ‘epoxy floor’, when in fact what they really want is a hard wearing finish, and…

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How to Build a Pond Waterfall

A backyard pond provides texture, visual interest and beauty for your garden, and also attracts varied type of wildlife and beneficial insects to your yard. If you've already got your pond in an doing well, you should consider adding another feature by learning how to build a pond waterfall. As long as you have electrical…

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How to Gain Muscle by Eating Right

If you are focused on gaining muscle mass, you may think that the only thing you need to be worried about is working out to help your muscles grow. That's not true. The only way you are going to gain muscle is by eating right. Protein First things first, if you want muscle mass, you…

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2010 Acura ZDX – A Category All Its Own

Marketers for Honda's luxury division call their brand-new ZDX a "four-door sports coupe." Serious coupe fans might dispute that designation, insisting that true coupes have only two doors. Still, several manufacturers introduced the "four-door coupe" theme earlier, including BMW with its X6 and Mercedes-Benz with its CLS sedan. According to Acura, the ZDX features the…

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Bridge Building to Friendships

Building a bridge to nowhere will get you there! Many relationships have been saved because of a GPS.Things can get tense when one is driving and another is navigating. Because we now have a tool (GPS) we can more easily get to our destination, unless of course the GPS says, "You have arrived," and instead…

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Are Cell Phones Causing Cancer?

In 1993, a man filed a lawsuit against the cell phone industry, claiming that his wife died from a brain tumor caused by her repeated use of the cell phone. The tumor was on the same side of the head where she held her cell phone and was shaped like the cell phone antenna. The…

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Koi Pond – Dispelling Myths About Concrete

What do some liner promoters and salesmen say about professional pond installations using concrete and rebar, plus mortar to hold the rocks? (1) “One problem with concrete and mortar construction is that of cement alkali leaching out for some time after construction, poisoning the pond water with high alkalinity. It also leaves unsightly white deposit…

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How to Decorate a Small Bedroom

Small spaces are notoriously difficult to decorate, primarily because you need to find a good balance between form and function. It's important that the room contains all the required furniture, while at the same time looking uncluttered, attractive, and welcoming. The following tips will help you achieve this: 1. Storage Using tall units is a…

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