Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Lasting impressions

© Misty DawnS

You ever had a time when someone did something extremely kind for you, yet you were so caught up in the moment that you didn't even get the person's name, so you could let him know how much you appreciated it?
When Calli and I flew back to Ohio recently, we encountered a bit of a mess. Our first flight was delayed by over an hour, which caused us to miss our connecting flight. Therefore, we ended up hanging out in the Chicago airport for many hours waiting for the next flight. Calli was outstanding. I, on the other hand, was stressed. I'm not a fan of strange, crowded places. When we were finally able to get a flight from Chicago to Ohio, we sat across the aisle from a wonderful, considerate man. He talked to Calli and kept her occupied while we waited... right up until she fell asleep LOL. Then, when we were exiting the plane, he was kind enough to block the aisle, so I could get our bags out of the overhead and get Calli and me off the plane. When we stepped out of the plane, I discovered there was no 'tunnel' like I was used to. Instead, we had to go down several steps to the pavement. I had a heavy bag over each shoulder and was holding Calli's hand. As we started down the first step, I felt my bags being pulled. I discovered our friend from across the aisle was lifting the bags off my shoulders. He told me to focus on getting my more precious cargo down the steps. He then stood with us outside while we waited for them to bring Calli's stroller around. When he saw them wheeling the bags, etc. toward us, he walked away from the group, got Calli's stroller, brought it back to us and told us he hoped we had a wonderful visit at 'home'.
I was so focused and hurried (and stressed) that I never even thought to ask his name! I, of course, told him thank you, but now, that doesn't seem like enough. I wish I had more time, or had bothered to ask his name, so I could extend my sincere gratitude to him and let him know that his kindness left a lasting impression, and that it's comforting to know there are still considerate people, such as him.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Take Your Kitchen From Good to Great

Take Your Kitchen From Good To Great With These Simple Strategies 

One of the most treasured rooms in an individual's residential property is the kitchen. As such, it's critically important that homeowners do all that they can to ensure that their kitchen is optimized for functionality and aesthetic appeal. To ensure that you can do so, try using some or all of the following simple strategies: 

1. Shop Online.

Oftentimes, homeowners fail to get their kitchens in great condition because they say they don't have time to shop for the goods that they want. Yet Internet stores make it easy for residential property owners to get all the supplies they need for their kitchen. Whether you're in need of plastic yogurt spoons or a new coffee maker, online stores can provide you with the cutting edge, durable products you need. As you start searching for the ideal online store, keep the professionals of Gelato Products in mind. This company specializes in offering clients high quality, reasonable priced items that work well and last long. 

2. Lighten Up.

Another strategy you can implement to take your kitchen from good to great is utilizing light-colored decor. By lightening up your kitchen in this way, you create the illusion of spaciousness and can thereby alter the mood of the room. Just as you can buy kitchen products like spoons and coffee makers online, you can find light-colored curtains, refrigerators, and other appliances via Internet. Be sure that you get a second opinion about the things that you purchase to ensure that they really optimize the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen. 

3. Let The Professionals Assist You. 

These days, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are all the rage as more and more people realize that they can go on the Internet to obtain information about how to optimize their private living space. While you may have some success with a DIY project, it is important to remember that letting the professionals assist you can oftentimes yield greater results. In fact, learned interior decorators have attained the extensive education necessary to make changes in your kitchen which will take its functionality and visual allure to new heights. 


If you're ready to get your kitchen in absolutely amazing condition, know that the tips outlined above will help you. By shopping online for products, lightening up your color scheme, and letting the professionals assist with the optimization process, you'll likely find that your kitchen goes from good to great!

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

My Little cowgirl

© Misty DawnS

Monday, November 9, 2015


5 Tips for Hiring a Deaeration Company

Depending on your industry, deaeration services can be anywhere from convenient to invaluable. But what if you've never hired a deaeration company before? How can you be sure you're getting the best deal? Here are just a few tips when looking for deaeration services.

1. Know Your Needs

Are you looking for someone to repair your company's deaerators? Or do you want to outsource your deaeration to another company entirely? These are two very different approaches to deaeration, so their prices and schedules will be different as well. You'll want to compare and contrast to make sure you're choosing the best for you.

2. Figure Out the Details

Many companies have their own interpretation of the word "evaluation," so if you're looking for something specific, you'll need to be clear on that upfront. For example, if you're only looking for Flow Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) testing and nothing else, make sure they don't perform and charge you for a Heat Exchange Institute (HEI) inspection as well.

3. Talk About Prices

This is one of those conversations best had upfront. How will the company be charging you for their services? Some might do it by hour or by tank; others might have formulas for calculating material and labor costs; others still might be willing to work out a payment plan if you're struggling financially.

4. Know Your Brands

There are a number of companies involved with deaeration services, so you'll need to be careful with your pick. Which brand has branches in your area? Which is the most highly reviewed? Which has been in business for the longest amount of time? These are all factors to consider when making your decision.

5. Get a Guarantee

What kind of promises can the company offer? For example, if they fix your deaerator but it breaks down again in a month, will they charge you again to come back and fix it? Will they ask for labor costs, too? If you're ordering deaerators from their brand, what kind of warranty or insurance comes with the items?

These are just a few things to keep in mind as you search for the right deaeration company. As you can see, it's an involved decision with a lot of moving parts, so don't be afraid to take your time with it. You want to be 100 percent confident with your choice before you commit to anything.

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