Seek to Know More: How Your Smartphone Can Save You Money


  It seems as if there is nothing a smartphone can’t do these days. It can get you where you want to go (most of the time), you can make reservations at your favorite restaurant, and now you can use it to detect whether your home is leaking energy or water. Thermal imaging, a once-costly technology, available only to the military and police or firefighters, … Continue reading Seek to Know More: How Your Smartphone Can Save You Money

Small Businesses Have Happy Workforces


  New research shows that small-business employees are among the happiest people in the workplace. One major reason for their happiness stems from the way many small-business owners show workers how much they appreciate, respect and value them on a professional and personal level. Opportunities offered by small businesses, such as a family atmosphere, flexible work schedules and a greater understanding of how current goals … Continue reading Small Businesses Have Happy Workforces

Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option


  Unemployment rates and joblessness has been a prevalent topic in the U.S. since the recession began in 2007. Just three years into the country’s economic slump, an estimated 8 million jobs were lost nationwide. While many of those jobs have been regained, the recession is still showing aftereffects in many parts of the country, which are lagging behind in unemployment. East and west coast … Continue reading Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option

Contemporary Style – What It Is And Tips for Your Home


  Contemporary style and design are everywhere and can be a foundation for many new homes built today.But what exactly does that mean and how can it be incorporated into existing homes?”Contemporary style is really about reduction – reducing things to their essence and having really clean lines and uncluttered spaces,” says Alan Pickett, Pella Corporation’s resident architect. Current contemporary design offers a softer take … Continue reading Contemporary Style – What It Is And Tips for Your Home

The Importance of Protecting Patents


  Most Metropolitan countries’ economic engines are fueled by innovation. The ideas and inventions that emerge from researchers’ labs or the garages of budding entrepreneurs have spawned powerhouse companies, even new industries. But turning ideas into products usually requires a crucial step: getting a patent. Patents provide years of protection, ensuring that innovators’ investments won’t be undercut by copycats. As Abraham Lincoln once famously said, … Continue reading The Importance of Protecting Patents

5 Ways to Cut Down on Stress During a Home Remodel


  Maybe you’ve grown just sick enough of that 1970s avocado-green kitchen to update it to something more sleek and modern. Or perhaps it’s as simple as remodeling a bathroom. Whatever the room, home renovations can test even the most patient personality through the sheer chaos and mess that are inevitable. To get through your renovation, organizing the clutter is key. The following tips should … Continue reading 5 Ways to Cut Down on Stress During a Home Remodel

SHE SMILES TOO


  By Roland E. Williams   Do they not see it?… See the chin that holds ground fearlessly The back arched but slightly As would a demi-goddess swirling through the sunlight The shoulders poised in recognition of her beauty Do they not feel it? Feel a presence only she can bring about There as hard as a stone, yet mild as a lamb Perhaps feeling … Continue reading SHE SMILES TOO

A STORY THAT NEVER ENDS


  By Roland E. Williams   The shyness of your laughter The tenderness of your words The contents of your heart The fullness of your voice The freshness of your thoughts The sincerity of your advice The eternity of your friendship The boundlessness of your truth The completeness of your honesty The whisper of your friendliness The embrace of your companionship The serene respect of … Continue reading A STORY THAT NEVER ENDS

THE MOMENTS WE CHERISH


  By Roland E. Williams   We should cherish the moments we spend together How much we do depends on one another How often we do depends on each other We should spend more moments to cherish together How many we do depends on one another How sweet they are depends on each other We should spend more moments cherishing each other When we do … Continue reading THE MOMENTS WE CHERISH