Sometimes I hear from people who deeply regret a past adventure. Often, as time goes by, the depth of your mistake becomes clearer and clearer. This, coupled with the fact that they now face the consequences of their actions, can make them […]
Sometimes I hear from people who deeply regret a past adventure. Often, as time goes by, the depth of your mistake becomes clearer and clearer. This, coupled with the fact that they now face the consequences of their actions, can make them feel the weight of their mistake.
I heard a wife say, “I would give everything I have if I could go back in time and make me never have an affair. I have ruined my life with a mistake. My husband found out and left me. He doesn’t take my calls. Children ask me every day where their father is. Now I realize how much I risk for a short-term distraction. I am starting to worry that I have destroyed my marriage and that I will never get my husband back. I know how much my husband loves our children And I wouldn’t be surprised if I were to fight for custody. Anyway, I don’t want to be alone. And I don’t want to. I want to be a single mother raising my kids alone. I wish there was something I could do to deny all the damage I’ve done. Because right now, I feel desperate. “
I felt compassion for this wife even though in my own situation I was the faithful wife. His true pain was obvious and it is very common to feel overwhelmed by this result when there is nothing you can do to change it. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely erase the matter. It happened and you can’t take it back. So now you have to look to the present and the future instead of the past. I will discuss some tips on how to do it below.
Your only focus should be on the future of your life: I know it’s very easy to keep looking back regretfully, especially if you’re feeling stuck right now. But honestly, it doesn’t do you any good. It only prevents you from progressing. Since you cannot change the matter and your memory is of no use to you, it is time to turn your attention to today and now. It is true that this wife was in a kind of withholding pattern when it came to her marriage because she did not know what her husband would ultimately decide to do. But, there was a lot she could do to get up while she was still. Just waiting for his decision while consumed with regret was not helping his cause. It was important to try to be as positive as possible for the sake of her children and for the sake of herself.
Don’t let your anger at yourself keep you from doing what’s in your best interest: It is not uncommon for me to see people who are so angry with themselves about the affair that they are willing to accept whatever punishment and negative things come their way. They feel unworthy of something positive and do not feel worthy of understanding or forgiveness, so they are not proactive in improving their situation. What he didn’t want was for this wife to stay home surrounded by her pain and grief. Yes, he made a mistake with far-reaching consequences. But nothing good would come of it if he became so discouraged that he did not try to improve his circumstances.
Every day, try to do something to help rectify this situation. Pledge to be the best parent, the best person, and the best spouse that you can be. If you need advice or self-help to determine why you may have acted this way, get it. Because until you deal with anything that may have contributed to this, then you can’t be one percent sure that you won’t be vulnerable to this again. And to give your marriage the best chance, you will need to be as healthy and strong as possible. Be very proactive to be as emotionally healthy as possible.
The best way to negate the effects of the adventure is to rebuild and heal: It is true that you cannot change reality. There is no way to erase the matter from your own memory or from your husband’s memory. But what you can do is do everything in your power to ensure that a complete healing occurs. You can do everything in your power to rebuild a healthy family. Because limping and dwelling on your mistake weakens you and makes you less effective as a parent, person, and spouse. And you and your family no less than all you have to give.
I realize that sometimes not all aspects of the future can be controlled. Sometimes your spouse will have some reservations about resuming your marriage. And you can’t always control this. But what you can do is heal yourself as much as possible, show your spouse your sincerity by doing this right again, and be kind and gentle to yourself. We all make mistakes. Yes, this is a big one. But the biggest mistake would be to allow this to ruin your life. You have a lot to live for. And the best thing you can do is grow and learn from this and make the necessary changes so that this does not happen again.
The remorse this wife felt indicated that she was a good person willing to acknowledge and learn from her mistake. So nothing good would come of her punishing herself more.
Bitcoin is in! It recently went up to $ 5480.68 per coin! People are fighting to get hold of it. But can you pay for things with this digital money? Yes! This is by no means all companies that accept Bitcoin, but […]
Bitcoin is in! It recently went up to $ 5480.68 per coin! People are fighting to get hold of it. But can you pay for things with this digital money? Yes! This is by no means all companies that accept Bitcoin, but it is an interesting list of big names to show you that it is now a serious currency to consider owning …
Dell now accepts Bitcoin. They have a partnership with Coinbase, one of the most trusted exchanges.
DISH Network: Internet Service Provider
Newegg – Large Computer Hardware and Electronics Retailer
Microsoft – Add money to your account with Bitcoin to buy apps, games, and videos.
TigerDirect – California-based retailer that provides electronic products, computers, and computer components for business and corporate customers.
Virgin Galactic – The aviation company run by Richard Branson started accepting Bitcoin for customers who are interested in flying into space and paying with Bitcoin.
WordPress – The popular blogging platform used by some of the world’s largest media companies has accepted Bitcoin since 2012.
The Pirate Bay – A great BitTorrent director with a huge library of movies, TV shows, software, and music started accepting Bitcoins in April 2013.
Reddit: Reddit allows users to buy Reddit Gold using Bitcoins.
Zynga – A popular mobile game company loves Bitcoin.
OkCupid – The online dating site started accepting Bitcoin for premium services in April 2013.
Memory Distributors: Carries a wide range of computer memory and network hardware equipment.
CheapAir – This California-based online travel booking website began accepting bitcoins in November 2013.
The NBA Sacramento Kings franchise takes Bitcoin for food, clothing, and beer.
Namecheap – This service offers inexpensive domain registration. It started allowing customers to pay with Bitcoin in 2013.
Intuit – An American software company that develops financial and tax preparation software and related services for small businesses, accountants, and individuals.
Bloomberg.com – Online Newspaper
PizzaForCoins.com – Domino’s Pizza signed up
Steam: desktop gaming platform
Subway – Eat fresh
A class limousine – a luxury service will pick you up.
Suntimes.com – Chicago-based online newspaper
Rakutan: a Japanese e-commerce giant
MovieTickets.com – Online Movie Ticket Exchange / Retailer
Yacht-base.com – Croatian yacht charter company
Expedia.com – Online Travel Booking Agency
Save the Children: global charity
There are thousands more and hundreds of thousands to come. Bitcoin is just a baby. More and more companies will realize the value of this magic coin soon. Many wealthy investors are buying it like crazy. Maybe they know something that the general public needs to know!
A very extraordinary plot that will keep you glued to the edge of the seat and an exciting experience to accompany the author and the characters as if you were one of them. Jeffrey Archer is one of those authors who would […]
A very extraordinary plot that will keep you glued to the edge of the seat and an exciting experience to accompany the author and the characters as if you were one of them. Jeffrey Archer is one of those authors who would take you with him from the beginning, introducing the characters in such a way that at the end of the story, you would really meet these characters and be a part of this well-planned and superbly woven story. . It is worth the time you spend reading this novel, the best I have read in a long time. I would recommend it to anyone and it will surely appear on your favorites list.
The story begins with the introduction of the main character Harvey Metcalfe as a 16-year-old messenger on the Stock Exchange. In a matter of time, you quickly understand the ups and downs of the stock market and take the leap to your first successful venture. At the age of 19, he makes his first million and Harvey Metcalfe, the super mind, does not stop.
The plot begins with Harvey making money from honest, innocent men who try their hand at stocks. Harvey puts some shares in a Prospecta Oil company of which his friend is a director and, with the help of his friends, informs the market that they have found an oil excavation somewhere in the North Sea. David Kesler, an innocent Harvard graduate, is drawn to this job and is marketed well for Prospecta Oil. David brings in money from Stephen, Robin, Jean-Pierre, and Lord James Brigsley, who are the scapegoats for Prospecta Oil. They know little about the stock market and believing that David falls into the trap of Harvey’s plans, who runs amok without leaving any clues.
The four led by Stephen, team up to plan a revenge against Harvey and recover the money they lost without Harvey’s knowledge. Stephen does extensive research on Harvey Metcalfe’s history, his work, routine, vacations, family, etc. and prepare 4 copies of the file.
The four agree to meet in 14 days, with a plan of their own that matches their caliber and profession to recover the million dollars plus interest and expenses spent in the imminent future, ‘Not a penny less, not a penny More.’ They also do a pact to maintain confidentiality and each character is included to fulfill the other’s plan.
The first step is directed by Jean Pierre, who is an artist by profession and has several painting exhibitions. Harvey’s fondness for a Van Gogh painting is the stepping stone to his plan. The four of them arrange to turn Harvey’s holiday into a well thought-out plan to lead him to a Van Gogh painting which is of course a replica of the original, but very convincingly sells it to him for £ 1.70,000.
The second investigation is carried out by Robin, a doctor by profession. He has a full workout pre-set for the other three to meet his plan requirements, from meeting medical needs, playing blackjack and casino games, and recording times to beat traffic. They all excel in their roles to defeat Harvey again by making him believe that he has a gallbladder stone and that he needs an emergency operation, saving his life for a whopping $ 1.50,000.
Then comes the brain Stephen, who is a professor of mathematics and his calculations take Harvey to the University of Oxford, meeting with the chancellor and the rector and honoring him with the Doctorate of Letters, raises another sum of $ 2.50,000.
Meanwhile, Lord James Brigsley, who does not consider himself good at any profession, dates a girl, Anne Summerton, and entrusts her with the secret mission they are on to avenge Harvey Metcalfe. To his absolute revelation, he discovers that Anne Summerton is Harvey’s daughter, who is named Anne Rosalie Metcalfe. He is shocked when he discovers that Harvey was unable to recognize James as he was in disguise in all three missions. James invites Stephen, Robin, and Jean Pierre to his wedding, before the final mission that he has yet to reveal. At the wedding, they get a lightning bolt out of nowhere when Harvey steps aside to gift his daughter at church to Lord James Brigsley. They go unnoticed by Harvey and he finally hands his daughter the wedding gift a check for $ 2.50,000 that she signs to Stephen from the 4th mission.
The author has reserved so many climax situations for himself and has presented each and every event in such a way that the reader can feel goose bumps and will surely forget everything to find out what happens next. Jeffrey Archer has all the details and settings set in a unique style, giving importance to the planning that really is the winner in the mastermind narrative.
Everyone rejoices in their accomplishments when they bump into the news of the Oil Prospecta, which has encountered an oil dig and the stock appears to have hit $ 12.75.
Jeffrey Archer is an extraordinary mind who has demonstrated the importance of planning and has told such an excellent story that the reader is sure to be a part of it. It surely returns every penny you spent on the book and the time you wasted reading this wonderful story. Now it has become one of my favorites.
“Martial arts or karate may not be a good option for my daughter.” We live in the 21st century and I still hear this one. This kind of thinking is what has held women back for centuries. This statement is not only […]
“Martial arts or karate may not be a good option for my daughter.”
We live in the 21st century and I still hear this one. This kind of thinking is what has held women back for centuries. This statement is not only made by fathers, but also by mothers. If your daughter wants to try martial arts, let her have a chance. Martial arts classes for girls or women are very rewarding.
Over the years, I have trained successful martial arts competitors who were just as good as their male counterparts. In the past, our children’s karate demonstration team had female captains. At one point, we had more girls on the demonstration team than boys.
Lately, we’ve hit the opposite cycle, with more boys than girls, as the kids from our children’s Karate Demonstration Team perform in the Providence, Rhode Island area. However, girls learn faster, understand precision, can easily understand complicated techniques, and are generally better kickers.
Some fighting arts, like jujitsu, are not that popular with girls, but I have also trained good female fighters. There is no reason to stop your daughter from learning martial arts, if she shows interest. All the benefits of life skills, such as goal setting, self-esteem, self-discipline, success, and self-defense, make martial arts training just as important for girls as it is for boys.
“How can I justify the cost of karate?”
When you consider that many karate schools charge less than a babysitter, martial arts training for kids is a “bargain.” Consider this formula based on a fairly high priced Karate study. Most martial arts studies, in the United States, average around $ 70 per month to train a child. Of course, some are more and some are less, but let’s look at your hourly rate, if you paid $ 100 per month.
That works out to just $ 25 per week, and many karate studios have a limit of three classes per week for children. That works out to $ 8.33 per session for your child to learn life skills, self defense, and play with good children in a safe environment. Martial arts, for kids, are a formula for success, and the cost is really “peanut.”
Most of the well behaved kids are allowed to take more karate classes. Children who “mismanage staff” will be reminded of the weekly limit. So the truth is that the actual cost may be less than peanuts, as there are many martial arts schools, including our center in North Providence, Rhode Island, that charge much less than $ 100 per month.
Using the formula mentioned above, the cost of Karate per class for a martial arts school, charging the national average of $ 70 per month, comes to $ 5.83 per session. Did I say martial arts training is a bargain? Maybe he should have said that martial arts training is robbery.
The alternative of connecting children to the television and putting a joystick in their hands is a big mistake. It’s not cheaper, when you consider the cost of ever-changing games and video game formats.
On top of that, this is what video games do for kids: they create anxiety, destroy social skills, teach them a lot about violence, and waste most of their time. All you need to do is put a Big Mac on your lap every night, and within a year, you should have a child who is a nervous wreck, with poor communication skills and an obesity problem.
In the long term, incorrect extracurricular activities result in very expensive medical and psychological care. Therefore, consider martial arts as preventive medicine, and as a bonus, your child won’t get in trouble.
Lastly, if cost is really an issue and you still can’t justify paying less than what you would pay for a babysitter at $ 5.83 per session, you can still shop around and talk until you find the right karate studio.
A martial arts studio, which is “packed to the brim” with children, may not be as negotiable as a karate studio that is an upstart, or a martial arts center that has a lot of space in your children’s karate classes. .
Bodyweight exercises can be considered one of the best options for those who are very interested in fitness, but do not want to go or do not have access to a gym. These exercises are considered the simplest, most convenient, and most […]
Bodyweight exercises can be considered one of the best options for those who are very interested in fitness, but do not want to go or do not have access to a gym. These exercises are considered the simplest, most convenient, and most effective strength training to perform anytime, anywhere, and without any equipment. If you are looking for simple bodyweight exercises to do at home or on the go, I have a great list just for you!
Set: 3 reps: 20
Jumping jacks are considered one of the most classic exercises of all time and the perfect one for a great warm-up. This is the exercise that everyone should include in their exercise routine. Like everything, what you have to do is jump and extend your legs to the sides, simultaneously raising your arms above your head. As soon as you land, return to the starting position without a second delay.
Set: 3 reps: 12
Burpee is an exercise that most people hate and that’s because they work so well. So which team are you on? Do you love burpee equipment or do you hate burpee equipment? Decide for yourself if you are still not sure. Start with a standing position, squat down, place your hands in front of you, and move your legs back behind you into a push-up position. Then scoot them forward to land in a squat, jump, and repeat.
Full body workout
Set: 3 reps: 20
To do this full-body exercise, stand tall with your legs straight. Drop your hands to the ground, keeping your legs straight. Now slowly start to lower the body towards the floor and then walk forward with the help of the hands until one gets into a push-up position. Hold the position for a second or two and then begin taking small steps back with your hands to return to the starting position.
Set: 3 reps: 20
Begin by getting into a push-up position. Bring your left knee forward directly under your chest, keeping your right leg straight. Keep your core tight and your hands firmly on the ground. Take your left leg back and extend it behind your body. Now, repeat the same step with the right leg as well.
Set: 3 reps: 12
Push-ups are tough; There’s no question about it, but the truth is, no bodyweight workout routine is complete without it. To adopt a classic push-up position, place your hands in front of your shoulder width and your legs behind you fully extended. Bend your elbows close to your body until your chest touches the floor and then quickly push up so that you can return to the starting position.
Set: 3 reps: 12
Most people find pull-ups to be much more difficult than pull-ups due to less bicep engagement. Therefore, head to a playground to do your pull-ups. Just grab the bar, lift your feet off the floor by bending your knees, and push yourself up until your chin passes the bar. Lower yourself back to the starting position and repeat.
Set: 3 reps: 15
Lie on the floor with your hips bent to 90 degrees and your knees bent. The correct way to do this is to pull your knees towards your head and lift your glutes off the floor. Done correctly, this variation of the exercise recruits more crunches and lower obliques than regular crunches.
Set: 3 Time: 30 seconds +
A plank is not just a basic exercise. It is the one that makes all the muscles of the body work. To reap the benefits of this exercise, lie down with your forearms on the floor, keeping your hands together and your legs extended behind you. Get up by supporting your weight on your forearms and toes. Make sure to keep your body in a straight line from head to toe. Hold this position for 30-60 seconds or as long as you can.
Set: 3 reps: 15
Lie on your back with your knees bent at 90 degrees and your hands at your sides. Use your glutes to lift your hips as high as possible, pushing on your heels. Pause at the top for as long as possible, then slowly return to the starting position and repeat.
Set: 3 reps: 15
Stand with your hands on your hips. Take a long step forward and lower your body until the knee of the opposite leg is close to the floor, but not touching it. Hold the position for just a second and then push yourself back to the starting position. Now repeat all the steps with the opposite leg as well.
Set: 3 reps: 15
Start in a standing position and slowly get up on your toes. Keep your heels off the ground while keeping your legs and knees straight. Hold briefly and then return to a standing position. To increase the level of difficulty a bit, try standing on a step for a greater range of motion, or quickly jump up and down for more reps.
Follow these wonderfully effective bodyweight exercises to stay in shape no matter where you are. If you haven’t started yet, what are you waiting for? Get started today!
There is nothing impossible on this earth except what we recognize as impossibility. We were not created to suffer or have limitations, the only limitations we have are the ones we put on ourselves. Do you suffer from a broken relationship: were […]
There is nothing impossible on this earth except what we recognize as impossibility. We were not created to suffer or have limitations, the only limitations we have are the ones we put on ourselves.
Do you suffer from a broken relationship: were you planted by the one you love? If you answered yes, rest assured that you can win back your lover spiritually.
In the world of spirituality, they are not impossible as long as your problem is channeled through the proper spiritual circle.
Whatever your love problems, they can be rightly solved too. Is Divorce What You Are Suffering From? Unstable married life, broken home or marriage, runaway lover, abandoned lover, nagging wife, abusive husband, how to find true love, how to maintain true love, how to restore broken marriage, among others. problems that you can solve spiritually and live a prosperous and fulfilling life with the one you love, yes, all things can be achieved, if followed through the right source of power, we are in a universal and spiritual world and our inner self is spirit, you need to discover your inner self by tuning in and connecting with your spiritual awareness.
The entire universe is governed by universal spiritual laws; all you need to do is enter these universal spiritual laws.
What we are suffering is a case in which my people die for lack of vision and knowledge. Come out of your shell, try to understand the world in which you are living, from a spiritual perspective and you will come to recognize that there are no impossibilities in the spiritual sphere, everything that the mind decides to do can be achieved, if at all. it is. properly tuned to the correct spiritual level.
What you need is spiritual enlightenment and education to open your inner eyes and see the world of possibilities that you have been missing. You need to read spiritual books to expand your knowledge.
Wake up and live your life, remove the scales from your eyes, so that you are in a position to recover your life, a life full of love and happiness, a full life with the man or woman of your dream and live a completely protected love life and sure, in all spiritual solutions, all impossibilities become possible.
Health! As you rediscover your life.
May the cosmic bless you
Dr. Chukwu Innocent O.
Permaculture was created by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s. A clue to the meaning of permaculture can be found in the origin of the name itself. It is an abbreviation of the two words, permanent and agriculture. Permaculture […]
Permaculture was created by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970s. A clue to the meaning of permaculture can be found in the origin of the name itself. It is an abbreviation of the two words, permanent and agriculture.
Permaculture uses nature to create sustainable agricultural systems. Once established, a permaculture system should allow a much greater degree of independence from human involvement in maintaining the system. Permaculture can be scaled to fit any amount of land available for the project, from a small suburban block to a large farm.
Permaculture implies a concern for the environment, people and the future. The goal is to always improve the environment. It involves the consideration of the physical and emotional well-being of the people in terms of the provision of food and shelter and also with regard to the reduction of the manpower required to maintain the system. Finally, it demonstrates our concern for the conservation of our resources, which is achieved through recycling, through the use of renewable resources and through the use of adequate planning that allows various characteristics of the system to act cooperatively.
A key aspect for the practical implementation of a permaculture garden is the division of the garden area into several zones. This involves placing different areas of the garden in the correct position in relation to other areas. Areas that require the most attention should be located closer to the house, which is an easy way to use time and energy more efficiently.
Permaculture requires an understanding of natural processes and the utilization of these natural processes for the harmonious development of the garden. You will find that working with nature is much more effective than working against it, and when the system is working as it should, you will benefit from the fact that nature participates in your dream rather than fighting it.
Another important principle of permaculture is the emphasis on caring for the people involved in the system. This care ranges from the care that you must invest in your own well-being to the care that must be shown to an entire community. After all, if you are concerned with proper and sustainable relationships within the various aspects of permaculture, it should not be forgotten that perhaps our greatest resource is ourselves.
Permaculture teaches us that we must limit our consumption of resources to live sustainably. If we can use manure from animals that live within our permacultural system, then we will be better off than if we drive elsewhere to buy manure, using fuel in the process. The grass that needs to be kept under control should be fodder for the animals rather than having to be cut with a lawn mower or cut with a mower pulled by a tractor. So instead of having to use resources like fuel in an unsustainable way, this approach actually creates a resource in the form of manure that can be used to improve the fertility and structure of the garden. These are simple but valid examples of living sustainably.
A very good example of a useful animal to have in a permaculture garden is chicken. Chickens will clean up fallen fruit and yard debris, create fertile garden areas, and scrape away straw and hay creating a wonderful mulch in the process. And at the end of the day, they will reward you with eggs.
There are countless books and magazines available to anyone interested in learning more about the art of permaculture, and many courses can also be found that offer a hands-on approach. It is an approach to life and life that must be adopted today more than ever and we must remember the words of the co-founder of permaculture, Bill Mollison, when he said: “Although the world’s problems are increasingly complex, the solutions remain shamefully simple “.
So you have a burning question about antique oil lamps? Could they be a good investment? Could they turn your abode into an Aladdin cave? Could it even be fun to collect them? For over 20 years I have been restoring antique […]
So you have a burning question about antique oil lamps? Could they be a good investment? Could they turn your abode into an Aladdin cave? Could it even be fun to collect them?
For over 20 years I have been restoring antique oil lamps, returning them as close to showroom condition as possible and I don’t mind saying that there is an incredible sense of satisfaction when you see the finished item. A week ago in bad condition and suitable for a garbage can; today a clean, bright and perfect oil lamp that is worth a lot of money. I found that the thrill of discovery is absolutely out of this world.
Many of the lamps that I have supplied to customers around the world 10 years ago will now be worth double, or in some cases, substantially more than double what they paid for. How many could say this about an equity investment these days? So could antique oil lamps be a good investment in addition to being objects of innovative beauty? The answer has to be categorically yes. But you have to know what to look for.
Searching can be exciting, you need to search for specific types of antique oil lamps. The names of the manufacturers in the bobbin winders are important. Hinks, Messenger’s, Young’s, Palmer’s, Veritas, Evered, P&A, to name just a few whose quality lamps can be valuable. The manufacturing material is important. Color is important. Glass and ceramic lamps are the most sought after to invest. Brass is fine, but in general, unless the manufacturer is someone like ‘Benson’ it won’t reach the same heights.
I prefer lamps with glass oil containers. As long as the glass is in good condition it will retain fuel oil without leaking and a well made stained glass fountain looks fantastic with a nice Victorian shade of glass of a matching color.
Since I am in the UK, I tend to favor lamps made in the UK, where a lot of the patents originated from. There are literally hundreds of different types of oil lamps, but personally I prefer the type that uses a burner with two flat wicks side by side, known as a duplex. They are easier to work with and get replacement parts, and there are a wide variety of different brands and grades.
Can you buy a good old oil lamp for a reasonable price? If you are prepared to clean 100 years or more of tarnish inside and out, the answer is yes. If you don’t want to do any work, you may have to pay a little more, but there are many on the market that will hold their prices and increase their value.
Colored glass oil lamps are the most sought after, of which cranberry is extremely popular. Blue glass fountain oil lamps with matching blue glass shades tend to be highly appreciated, and the good ones command extremely high prices. Imagine my excitement when I discovered a dingy blue glass one at a local auction a few months ago … no one knew what it was and my profit a few weeks later was 1500%!
Where to look? Local general auctions are excellent and it is not unusual to buy for less than £ 90 GBP and sell after a good clean for 4-5 times what you spent. Antique stores are also good places to look, and most dealers are willing to haggle. Trunk sales can sometimes also produce the most unexpected results.
No matter where you decide to shop, be sure to inspect the lamps very closely. If the glass is damaged, do not buy it, as its value will not increase. Look for chips, fine cracks, or anything broken. The main areas where there could be trailing lines would be under the top of the brass fittings and under a glass fountain. Run your fingers across the top and bottom of a glass shade to find chips or cracks. The top of the display should be perfect, but the base where it fits into a brass stand may have a few bits of use on the bottom. At antique shops and fairs, beware of duplex lamps with wicks so high that they touch at the top. Usually that means they are covering up a defect or breaking in the brass burner.
Want to see how amazing clean and restored oil lamps can look? Follow the link http://tiny.cc/lovelyoillamps to go to a web page where you can see some of the lamps that I have restored and handed down to happy collectors over the years. Fantastic to look at and also increasing the value of lighting history!
The selection of smart watches continues to grow. For those who want to improve their fitness tracking or simply monitor emails, they can find a smartwatch for almost every wrist and budget. The last entry in this category is Fitbit Versa. The […]
The selection of smart watches continues to grow.
For those who want to improve their fitness tracking or simply monitor emails, they can find a smartwatch for almost every wrist and budget.
The last entry in this category is Fitbit Versa.
The Versa, priced at $ 199, is designed to compete with the Apple Watch, and essentially does just that.
The Versa works well as a smartwatch and as a fitness tracker. Works with Apple, Android and Windows devices.
The watch features Fitbit Today so you can check your daily health stats and compare them to your goals. There are also guided movement reminders and breathing sessions.
Fitbit fans will note that the Versa looks different than the older, more expensive Ionic. It has a wider square face with metallic finishes. It’s sleeker and slimmer than the Apple Watch and comes with a standard rubber band with more strap options.
The touch screen responds better than the Ionic. There are three buttons to manage shortcuts for music controls, notifications, exercise start times, and alarms. All buttons can be customized to your individualized preferences.
Versa has a decent battery life. Fitbit says you can get four days of device uptime.
You can take him to bed, check the time, set alarms, and keep track of his sleep. It even has a vibrating smart alarm to wake you up.
The software was updated. Those with the iPhone and the operating system will notice that the fitness tracking statistics include more data. You can scan weekly progress, view recent workouts, and watch your resting heart rate. Unlike other versions of Fitbit, Versa is waterproof.
Fitbit has created a few options for the watch with its own app store called the App Gallery. It can be started from the Fitbit app.
There are 50 app options available. You can choose to change the clock face, monitor the news and the stock market. Others can control your lights and help you pay the bill at Starbucks.
Some of the watch faces are attractive and some are not. If you like variety, you might be disappointed as you can only store one at a time.
Changing your face also requires some effort. The Fitbit app is slow loading. You can require the watch to be connected to Wi-Fi through a manual connection from the application running on whatever phone you are using.
While it is cheaper than the Apple Watch Series One, the Versa has some areas where it falls short of the more expensive competition.
You cannot answer phone calls. Replies to text messages can only be made through a compatible Android phone.
Versa only has 2.5GB of onboard music storage. In most cases, the tracks must be downloaded from a computer. This pales in comparison to syncing Apple Watch to Apple Music. Some other brands do a better job in this area as well.
Apple Pay is widely known and used. Fitbit also has a payment option, but it can be difficult to find banks and institutions that it supports.
There’s no Siri, no microphone, and no automatic call-to-action assistant. The find-my-phone app on the Apple Watch is not included. Maps are missing and there is no GPS on board. Runners and athletes may want to opt for the more comprehensive Ionic or Apple Watch Series 3 app.
Still, the Versa has a lot on the bright side. Most will find it attractive, comfortable, and fun to use.
It provides a good alternative for those who are willing to forgo the additional features and price of the Apple Watch and other high-end competitors.
Sports Betting If you’re looking for information on the different betting rules and regulations in different states, then this article is for you. The last few years has seen a huge explosion in the growth of sports betting across the United States. […]
If you’re looking for information on the different betting rules and regulations in different states, then this article is for you. The last few years has seen a huge explosion in the growth of sports betting across the United States. Thanks to the Internet, it’s now easier than ever to get involved and make a wager on any sport. However, there are laws governing how this is done in each state.
First, let’s talk about how sports betting is defined within a state. When it comes down to it, each state can choose how it defines sports betting. So how does that affect you? For example, if a state refers to gambling, but also defines it as “sports gambling”, then it doesn’t matter what you do in your state, what matters is what others do in your state. For example, in some states you cannot gamble online, but in others you can.
One thing you need to know about sports betting is that it is very often considered illegal. This means that you may be arrested and prosecuted for something you did not do! So you should always make sure you do your research on the laws surrounding the activity you intend to conduct. Don’t be afraid to go to a legal expert, whether you are a lawyer or not.
States With Sports Betting
Now let’s go over the different legal definitions for sports betting in each state. Most states define it as either an action of gambling, as in “gambling monies”, or as an event involving sports or gambling, as in “organized sports competition”. A lot of the time, when you are looking into a particular state’s laws, you will need to know if there is a minimum amount of wagering required. The state you live in may have very low minimums, but then have high minimums for sports betting transactions. So be sure to ask up front what the law regarding minimum wagers is in your state.
Of course, while you are doing your research to learn more about the legalities of sports betting, you should know that many states have created commissions to help take care of fraudulent transactions. These commissions can issue fines for people who attempt to game the system and are not actually placing bets. They can also institute stiff penalties for companies or individuals who do not play by the rules.
If you are in the market for placing bets on sports, it’s best to start your research in advance of the season. This way you can get an understanding of the laws and regulations for placing sports bets, as well as know what the odds are like for various games. Once you understand the odds and how they will affect your bottom line, you can then place bets on games that you know and feel confident in. Knowing the sports betting history of your local area can help you pick games on which to bet money on, as you can then find out which games have the best likelihood of winning.