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Total Loss Fire Claim

March something, 2007, I received a phone call in the wee hours of the morning around 3 am. It was my closest aunt at the time, not geographically but emotionally and age-wise. I must have been in REM (Rapid eye movement sleep is the stage of sleep where most dreams happen) and was talking in…
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February 2, 2024 0
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What is the Difference Between a Fair and a Carnival?

After the winter holiday season is over, my mind starts to look forward to spring, and I begin to make plans for outdoor activities like: But I have always wondered, what is the difference between a fair and a carnival? For example, the local faith-based facility in my neighborhood has a “Summers End Fair” with…
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January 11, 2024 0
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What are the Consequences of Disaster on a Society?

The consequences of a disaster on a society could be crippling. Should a tornado rip through a highly populated area with a large corporation headquartered there, it would literally devastate that area as well as the surrounding communities, if not a whole state. When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, it devastated Louisiana and was later…
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January 5, 2024 0
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Ice Dam Removal Flat Roof

When large commercial buildings have flat roofs, there is a significant concern when it comes to harsh winter weather. Especially melting snow, as it can turn into an ice dam. Ice dams have the potential to cause major destruction to not only the roof but also the building if the dam breaks and leaks inside,…
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December 1, 2023 0
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How Music Affects the Taste of Food?

As a music lover, full time writer, part time musician, and food connoisseur, I can relate very well with the idea of music affecting the taste of food as well as the ambiance of the whole experience itself. In addition, I also spent more than twenty years serving and bartending in Michigan food service establishments…
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November 17, 2023 0

Examples of Body Art

The first art to come to mind when thinking about body art is, naturally, tattoos. See how I automatically pluralized tattoos? Apparently, tattoos are addictive, at least what I have heard. Well, maybe more than what I have heard. Until three years ago, I had never had a tattoo artist imprint their creativity on my…
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November 9, 2023 0
Disaster Recovery Plan for Tornado

Disaster Recovery Plan for Tornado

It is that time of year again. No, not the holidays. Nope, not summer vacation. But the dreaded, tornado and hurricane season! If you are not prepared, you may suffer more than you need to. As a property owner, it is most desirable to have a disaster recovery plan in place. If you are in…
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September 7, 2023 0

Ideas to Welcome Students Back to School

Well, it’s that time of year again, at least here in Michigan, where most schools start the day after Labor Day. There are many ways to make someone feel welcome and just as many ways to make students feel welcome when they return to school. As a parent, my ideas would probably vary compared to…
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August 29, 2023 0

Benefits of Enrichment Programs for Students

Enrichment programs for students may include summer school classes, camp opportunities, workshops, and community service activities that will provide many essential benefits to students over the summer. Whether a student needs to make up work in a summer school setting or just wants to get ahead of their studies by attending STEM workshops, classes, or…
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June 16, 2023 0

How Serious is Water in a Basement?

Unattended water in a basement can be very serious as it will lead to mold, musty smells, damaged walls, floors, and ruined furniture and belongings. And if that is not enough, it will in due time, cause health problems. Many people don’t even think about their health and basement relationship until they experience a problem,…
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June 2, 2023 0