Archive for February, 2015

Air Conditioning System Needed Cleaned

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

When I moved into my grandmother’s house, I knew that I was going to have to do a bit of work before I would be comfortable there. A lot of the work I could do myself, but there were some things that I did not have enough experience with to know how to do them. One of those things was having detailed aircon servicing work done. My gram was a very old-fashioned person, which meant that she did not use her air conditioner very often. Even when she did, I could not imagine her hiring someone to make sure that it is in proper working order each year.

I am the opposite of that in most areas of my life. I am extremely cautious, which meant that I would not even turn on the air conditioner in her house until I had it checked out. Since I was new to the city, I had to rely on an online search to find the best company to do this. I wanted a company that would fix it rather than tell me that it is old and should be replaced, unless that actually was what needed done. (more…)


I Needed a Place to Store a Grand Gift from a Friend

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Two things were happening that made me feel great. One was that I was getting a new apartment in a couple of months. It is a much bigger place. I barely have room to turn around in my place. The second thing was a gift from a friend who was moving back to his home country now that his work was finished here. He has lived here for a decade and has acquired plenty of nice things he will not be taking with him. In order for me to accept his gift, I went to

He gave me the Baby Grand piano he has had for about five years. I play it every time I visit him. (more…)


I Can Choose My Own Energy Provider

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

I moved to Texas for one reason, and that is because of an incredible job offer that was just too good to pass up. I had never even been to Texas before accepting this position, but it did not take me long to find out that Texas really is superior to every other place I have ever lived. I have a great job, a great group of new friends, and I love the house that I started renting until I find one I like. When I signed up for utilities, I went to the homepage of a site that was dedicated to helping people like me understand about the various energy providers in Texas. (more…)