I have been saving my money and trying to figure out how to find a house that I can afford. It seems as though when you think about it, the way to get a cheap house is to find a house which needs to have some work done to it. Obviously the guy who is selling may not be completely frank about that stuff with the guy who is buying. You have to worry about all sorts of things, like for example we have plenty of termites in NYC and they are just one type of pest. I know a guy who bought a house and then found out that the place had a big nest of rats in the basement. That is just one of the things that you have to think about when you look at a house with an eye towards buying it. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

Cory Morrow

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  2. Cory Morrow
    Event on 2016-01-16 19:00:00
    with Nataly Lola
    Redemption through music is something Cory Morrow knows well after surviving nearly two decades in the rough and tumble music business. Battles with personal and professional demons inform Morrow's music in a manner that many performers don't have the experience to draw from. His wide ranging life experiences allow him to be a consummate singer/songwriter. He has the ability to write a tale about heartbreak as effortlessly as he can pen one about a carefree good time. That truth and authenticity is balanced by his infectious optimism and excitable personality. A native of Houston, Morrow began playing guitar at a young age, but did not get serious about his music until attending college in Lubbock. Here, he was inspired by Texas songwriting greats like Robert Earl Keen and Townes Van Zandt. Spurred by this musical inspiration and a youthful vigor, Morrow moved to Austin in the early 90's to build his own career. Amidst a sea of night clubs featuring line dancing and Nashville hat acts dominating radio playlists, Morrow set about creating personal music that harkened back to the heyday of Willie Nelson's progressive country movement in the 70's. Through several years of breakneck touring that featured Morrow's special brand of emotional and energetic live performances, he began to develop a large grassroots following. Coupled with the release of several successful independent albums and Morrow was really beginning to make a name for himself around Texas. By 1999, the music he was making with peers like Pat Green and Owen Temple was becoming a booming cottage industry and gaining nationwide notice. An acclaimed double album and a duets record with Green cemented Morrow's place in Lone Star lore. Yet, he was not satisfied. The intensity that was found in his hallowed live performances was spilling over into his personal life. The depths he reached while reclaiming his life made him a more well-rounded artist. Over the next several years, Morrow grew his sound by working and writing with dizzying array of successful songwriters and producers. Now, an elder statesman of the Texas scene he helped create, his latest album Brand New Me showcases an artist in complete control and making some of the best music of his storied career. Music started Morrow's journey and music has reinvigorated him. Behind these new songs and surrounded by a band of touring musicians among the best to be found anywhere, Morrow shows no signs of giving up his throne as one of the best Texas has to offer.

    at Tooth and Nail Winery
    3090 Anderson Road
    Paso Robles, United States

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  4. Underoath
    Event on 2016-04-19 18:30:00

    "Since their inception, Florida's Underoath have evolved from a run-of-the-mill Christian metalcore band into a fluid, dynamic, and energized rock group that adeptly blends emotive melody, charged punk rock rhythms, and a chunky, engaging bottom end.In 2002, Takehold licensed all of its bands and releases to Seattle's Tooth & Nail/Solid State label. Underoath hit the studio and recorded the ten songs that would comprise their first album under the new partnership, appropriately titled The Changing of Times. Taylor abruptly left the group in the middle of 2003's Warped Tour, leaving distressed fans contemplating the band's uncertain future. Underoath — which also included bassist Grant Brandell and guitarist James Smith — continued on, however, enlisting ex-This Runs Through member Spencer Chamberlain as their new vocalist.A year later, the new lineup released They're Only Chasing Safety and supported it on the road with bands like Thrice, the Bled, Hopesfall, and Fear Before the March of Flames. Deciding to stick with Tooth & Nail instead of jumping to a major label, the sextet showcased substantial growth and maturity on its next effort, Define the Great Line, issued in June 2006. A heavier, more emotional album than the breakout success of 2004's Chasing Safety, the record sold close to 100,000 copies in just its first week of release and was certified gold by the year's end. Embraced by fans and critics alike and considered the band's masterpiece by many, the group supported it on Warped's main stage that summer.But with a month of dates remaining, tensions within Underoath's ranks suddenly came to a head, causing them to drop off the traveling festival. Rumors swirled of their impending breakup, but the guys remained adamant that a much-needed break was merely due to sort things out. They proved themselves by returning in 2006 with Define the Great Line. Underoath returned to the studio in 2008 for Lost in the Sound of Separation, an 11-song behemoth of a record that saw the group adopt a darker, more experimental (yet still undeniably heavy) sound. In 2009 drummer/vocalist Aaron Gillespie left the group, and was replaced by ex-Norma Jean drummer Daniel Davison. (Disambiguation), the group's seventh full-length recording, arrived the following year." – Ryan Downey, AllMusicGuide

    at The Phoenix Concert Theatre
    410 Sherbourne Street
    Toronto, Canada

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  6. Tsol, Left Alone, Saber Tooth Dragons, the Sex Devils
    Event on 2016-01-18 20:00:00

    at PB&J’s
    555 E. 4th St.
    Reno, United States

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  8. 2nd Annual Family FunFest
    Event on 2016-01-30 10:00:00
    This event is a family friendly concert featuring: The Harmonica Pocket, Godfrey Daniels and friends. Limited tickets available!

    Event is from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Show begins at 11:00AM.

    The Harmonica Pocket is a band from Port Townsend, Washington. They have performed for busloads of children and their grownups in theaters, schools, libraries, and festivals nationally and internationally.

    Their current groovy-green family album Sundrops won a Parents Choice Gold Award and was recorded at their solar-powered home studio. They sing about bugs, vegetables, and a diaper-wearing superhero, love Dr. Seuss, and eat a lot of ice cream!

    We will have additional guests such as Caring Clown International who will make free balloons. Face painting by Frida Haas of Painted Zebra; Westside Pizza will have yummy pizza. Play fun carnival games (bring cash to buy tickets), plus safety awareness from the fire department. The poison control center will be introducing Mr. Yuk stickers and educational materials. The tooth fairy and a fire truck just might pay a visit!

    Come check out this family event! The fun will be held at the Kingston High School in beautiful Kingston, Washington just a short 25 minute ferry ride away from Edmonds, north of Seattle. You can also purchase them locally by cash from the fundraisers at the Kingston Cooperative Preschool. Please call 360-297-3220 for more information or visit kingstoncooppreschool.com.

    The Family Fun Fest will be held on January 30, 2016 from 10am – 2pm. Show begins at 11:00AM. It's a perfect time to bring the kids for fun on a cold winter day, so bring the whole family!

    at Kingston High School
    26201 Sisaya Ave NE
    Kingston, United States

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  10. Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Markets
    Event on 2016-01-10 08:30:00
    If you like bo-ho in the city then this is THE place to be. Organic Food Markets are located at The Addison Road Centre Marrickville and are on every Sunday rain, hail or shine.

    From the eclectic to the eccentric, from organic to conventional, eco-friendly, chai-tentingly chillaxing this market would have to be THE best Organic Market Sydney's Inner West around. This can be seen in the choice of foods/produce to specialty products is a true reflection on how diverse the population who shop here week-in week-out. Such is their devotion some will travel from as far as Blue Mountains simply to achieve their weekly Organic fix!

    Best bit being that they are on rail, hail or shine!

    This market has something for everyone including the kids:jumping castles, pony rides, babycino, eco friendly baby food and clothing and SO much more.

    The Raw and Vegan community are more than able to be satisfied at this market, as well as those with a sweet tooth!

    Could NOT recommend this market highly enough than already done! Do an online search for these markets and the number of blogs are a testament as to its love not just by the public but by the stallholders as well!

    at Addison Rd Centre grass area
    Addison Rd Community Centre , 142 Addison Road
    Marrickville, Australia

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  12. Sold Out: The New Dental Implant Continuum: A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational Program
    Event on 2016-01-08 08:30:00
    The New Dental Implant Continuum: A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational Program Course Summary The New Dental Implant Continuum offers a comprehensive educational experience for the dental practitioner interested in learning to surgically place and restore dental implants.  With many educational choices to select from, this program is unique in many facets, providing a solid basic science understanding of the biology of osseointegration and using this understanding to achieve clinical success in practice.  Take your dental implant skills to the next level and empower your practice to provide exceptional dental implant care for your patients.  With the number of fully and partially edentulous patients on the rise in the years to come, your educational experience with the Baylor faculty and our two, faculty/private practice skilled surgical and restorative team leaders will help enhance your clinical skills and steer you along the pathway to clinical success.  This course offers lectures, hand-on laboratory training, fresh cadaver surgical training, and live patient care.  Five Modules, 15 days of intensive learning, which includes placement and restoration of actual clinical cases, 120 hours of CE.  2:1 Attendee/faculty ratio-exceptional one to one instruction.  Limited to the first 14 attendees who qualify.  Your patients in your own practices are waiting for you to finish. Module I: September 24-26, 2015, Thursday- Saturday-3 days: This module will focus on the introduction to dental implants to include anatomy, radiology, treatment planning with fabrication of radiographic and surgical guides, sterile technique, surgical lectures, hands-on laboratory for surgical and restorative techniques, SAC principals, basic review of restorative options for dental implants. Fresh cadaver will be utilized for surgical training and offer an educational surgical experience prior to actual patient surgeries. Attendees will meet their patients for treatment planning on the Friday of this module. Module II: Surgical Module- October 15-17, 2015, Thursday-Saturday-3 days: This module will involve surgical placement of dental implants on patients surgery in the AEGD Clinic on the 6th floor. Lectures include review of surgical technique, management during the healing periods and immediate loading with provisionals when indicated. Participants should have diagnostic casts and prepared for temporization as treatment planned. Module III: Surgical Module: November 19-21, 2015, Thursday -Saturday -3 days: This module focuses on the second surgical treatment plan and care of the patients treated in Module II. Topics included are: socket preservation, bone grafting techniques , flap design, suture technique and types of materials to use, use of non resorbable and resorbable membranes.  Module IV: Final Impression All Patients: March 24-26, 2016  Friday-Saturday-3 days: Topics included are: impression techniques with the use of digital scanning versus conventional open or closed tray impressions, torque requirements, abutment level or implant level analog impressions, and provisionalization. Module V:  Final Delivery All Patients: April 21-23, 2016  Friday-Saturday-3 days: The fifth module focuses on delivery of the final restoration, occlusion, fitting/adjusting the restoration, cementation, screw retention, passive fit, torque requirements, occlusal guards, maintenance, and home care.     Complications and how to aviod problems are also presented.  Graduation dinner with certificates and awards given.       Course Presenters: Tom Wilson  DDS, MS:  Surgical Team Leader Dr. Thomas G. Wilson received his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1971 and his Certificate in Periodontics in 1974 from the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and UTHSC-San Antonio. He has lectured extensively on an international level, is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks, and is a recognized expert in the field of implant surgical placement.       Dr. Stephen Harrel, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology        Dr. Jeff Pope, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology        Dr. Aline Speer, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology        Dr. John-Michael Stewart, Diplomate of the American Board of OMS       Dr. Pilar Valderrama, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology     Frank Higginbottom DDS: Restorative Team Leader Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom earned his B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma. He continued his studies at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He graduated with honors in 1971, winning the silver medal for Academic and Clinical Excellence, and is actively involved in clinical dental education and research. He lectures nationally and internationally on Esthetic Dentistry and Dental Implants. He holds faculty positions at two Texas dental schools. At Baylor College of Dentistry, he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. He has made a commitment to work with dental residents in Baylor's clinic and is on the faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Higginbottom has participated in clinical research projects and has had numerous articles published in the dental literature.     Dr. Todd Baumann, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontist    Dr. Rich Derksen, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists     Dr. Elias Kontogiorgos, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontists                     Dr. Amerian Sones, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists       Dr. Ronald Woody, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists   Course Information: Date: Module I:    September  24-26, 2015    3 days          Module II:   October      15-17, 2015    3 days          Module III:   November  19-21, 2015   3 days          Module IV:   March       24-26, 2016    3 days          Module V:    April         21-23, 2016    3 days           Time:  8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Presentation/Lecture/Clinic/Laboratory Location: Baylor College of Dentistry, 6th Floor/Gross Anatomy Laboratory, AEGD Clinic Prerequisites:  Interest in surgical and restorative aspect of dental implant treatment options, some surgical experience with tooth extractions.  No requirements expected.  This is a great course for the practitioner interested in beginning to provide implant surgery in the office or a great opportunity for a doctor with some experience to gain confidence and skill in both surgical and restorative implant procedures. Credit: 120 hours lecture/hands-on and Live patient care Course Fee: ,250 Dentists;   00  RDH or Aux.  Tuition must be paid in full by August 1, 2015 to participate. AGD Codes: 742: Medical Health History/Factor, 695 Implant Restorative, 696 Implant Surgical Stent, 697 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, 698 Implant Materials, 704 Implant Placement Surgery, 318 Bone Grafting and GTR Surgery, 693 Implant Maintenance Continental breakfast and lunch provided each course day Course Topics and Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to understand and perform the following: Detailed discussion of pertinent clinical and radiographic anatomy Prepare radiographic guide based on CBCT review Anesthesia issues, instrumentation and understanding of proper sterile technique Basic surgical procedures explained and demonstrated Surgical and prosthodontic considerations including incision design, fixture and abutment selection, occlusal considerations and force transmission Surgical guide template design and construction, hands-on Surgical hands-on laboratory experience, socket preservation and use of grafting materials and membranes Discussion of treatment of the partially and fully edentulous patient Actual clinical placement of dental implants in patients Actual restoration of the implant you place for assessment of final outcomes of all cases   This event is sponsored by Straumann Implants.  Sponsorship is provided for educational expenses related to this continuing education program. Straumann is a leading provider of solutions in implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. Our mission is to enable dental professionals to restore their patients’ oral function and esthetics through effective, reliable, and safe treatment methods. TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy: Texas  A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an  ADA CERP Recognized Provider.                                             QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website ADA CERP is a service of the American  Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality  providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or  endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of  credit hours by boards of dentistry. Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and dated when received at Texas A&M University.  If cancellations are made 60 days before the start of the program registration will be refunded.  However if cancellation is made 30 days or less,  the tuition will be credited toward a future course or 75% of the registration will be refunded. Concerns or complaints about a CE  provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Continuing education credits issued for  participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all  states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the  requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s). CONFIRMATIONS:  Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation.  All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded.  “No Shows” for a course  forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.

    at Baylor College of Dentistry
    3302 Gaston Ave
    Dallas, United States

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  14. Registration Open: The New Dental Implant Continuum: A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational Program-Attendees Place Implants on Patients Provided
    Event on 2016-01-08 08:30:00
    The New Dental Implant Continuum A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational Program-Lecture, Lab, and Live Patient Care Attendees Place Implants on Patients Provided Course Summary The New Dental Implant Continuum offers a comprehensive educational experience for the dental practitioner interested in learning to surgically place and restore dental implants. With many educational choices to select from, this program is unique in many facets, providing a solid basic science understanding of the biology of osseointegration and using this understanding to achieve clinical success in practice. Take your dental implant skills to the next level and empower your practice to provide exceptional dental implant care for your patients. With the number of fully and partially edentulous patients on the rise in the years to come, your educational experience with the Baylor faculty and  faculty/private practice skilled surgical and restorative team leaders will help enhance your clinical skills and steer you along the pathway to clinical success. This course offers lectures, hand-on laboratory training, fresh cadaver surgical training, and live patient care. 12-15 implants placed in the entire program(cadaver, lab, and live) and two patients provided for each attendee. Place your own implants and take it to completion by restoring the implants you place on your patient. Learn from all the patient cases as the surgical faculty will critique and present each case on the day of surgery for immediate feedback.  This is an exciting time in implant dentistry for all doctors. Course Overview Five Modules 15 days of intensive learning Placement and restoration of actual clinical cases  120 hours of CE 2:1 Attendee/faculty ratio – exceptional one to one instruction Limited to the first 14 attendees who qualify. Your patients in your own practices are waiting for you to finish. The Five Modules Module I September 24-26, 2015, Thursday – Saturday – 3 days This module will focus on the introduction to dental implants to include anatomy, radiology, treatment planning with fabrication of radiographic and surgical guides, sterile technique, surgical lectures, hands-on laboratory for surgical and restorative techniques, SAC principals, basic review of restorative options for dental implants. Fresh cadavers will be utilized for surgical training and offer an educational surgical experience prior to actual patient surgeries. Attendees will meet their patients for treatment planning on the Friday of this module to review CBCT and surgical guides prior to the surgery for the next module. Module II: Surgical Module October 15-17, 2015, Thursday – Saturday – 3 days This module will involve surgical placement of dental implants on patients surgery in the cadaverAEGD Clinic on the 6th floor. Lectures include review of surgical technique, management during the healing periods and immediate loading with provisionals when indicated. Participants should have diagnostic casts and prepared for temporization as treatment planned. Lectures on immediate load, atraumatic tooth extraction, ridge and site preservation techniques. You will work with bone grafting materials and work with peizo surgical equipment and osstell implant stability measurements. Module III: Surgical Module November 19-21, 2015, Thursday – Saturday – 3 days This module focuses on the second surgical treatment plan and care of the patients treated in Module II. Topics included are: socket preservation, bone grafting techniques, flap design, suture technique and types of materials to use, use of non resorbable and resorbable membranes. Module IV: Restorative Module: Final Impression All Patients and more March 24-26, 2016 Thursday – Saturday – 3 days: Topics included are: impression techniques with the use of digital scanning versus conventional open or closed tray impressions, torque requirements, abutment level or implant level analog impressions, and provisionalization. Module V: Restorative Module: Final Delivery All Patients and more April 21-23, 2016 Thursday – Saturday – 3 days: The fifth module focuses on delivery of the final restoration, occlusion, fitting/adjusting the restoration, cementation, screw retention, passive fit, torque requirements, occlusal guards, maintenance, and home care. Complications and how to aviod problems are also presented. Graduation dinner with certificates and awards given. Course Presenters: Tom Wilson DDS, MS: Surgical Team Leader Dr. Thomas G. Wilson received his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1971 and his Certificate in Periodontics in 1974 from the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and UTHSC-San Antonio. He has lectured extensively on an international level, is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks, and is a recognized expert in the field of implant surgical placement. Dr. Stephen Harrel, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology is currently an Adjunct Professor of Periodontology at Baylor College of Dentistry and President of Texas Medical and Dental Designs LLC. He is a 1972 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry and received a certification in Periodontics from University of Oregon Dental School. Dr. Harrel has taught in the Graduate Periodontics program for over 35 years. He is the head of the clinical occlusion clinic. Dr. Jeff Pope, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 2005, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2009, and his Master of Science i in Oral Biology and Certificate in Periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2012.In addition to maintaining a private practice limited to periodontics, minimally invasive surgery, and implant dentistry, Dr. Pope is a also a clinical adjunct professor at Baylor College of Dentistry teaching implant placement and bone augmentation procedures to post-doctoral residents. Dr. Aline Speer, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and dental implants in Dallas, TX. She graduated summa cum laude and class valedictorian from dental school and obtained her Periodontology Certificate and Master of Sciences Degree at The University of Texas, School of Dentistry at Houston, TX. She currently serves as a clinical assistant professor and director of the “Implant Concepts and Techniques, Surgical Placement” course with the Restorative Sciences Department at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, in Dallas, TX. Dr. John-Michael Stewart, Diplomate of the American Board of OMS went to Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine, graduating magna cum laude in 1998. His interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery led him back to Dallas for residency. He completed specialty training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, in 2004. During this time, he received a medical degree from U.T. Southwestern Medical School, in 2002. He opened his practice at Hillcrest and Northwest Highway July 2, 2012. He has been elected as a Fellow in the International Team of Implantology, offering him the opportunity of lecturing at study clubs and with colleagues on the subject of dental implants and various other subjects concerning oral health. Dr. Pilar Valderrama, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology having graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation from the UTHSCSA in 2006. She received her dental degree from the School of Dentistry at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1988. Dr. Valderrama’s experience includes having worked in dental education and within the research field. She worked as an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and actually teaches at the AEGD Residency Program at the VA in Temple, Texas. She practices in Dallas at North Dallas Dental Health. Frank Higginbottom DDS: Restorative Team Leader Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom earned his B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma. He continued his studies at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He graduated with honors in 1971, winning the silver medal for Academic and Clinical Excellence, and is actively involved in clinical dental education and research. He lectures nationally and internationally on Esthetic Dentistry and Dental Implants. He holds faculty positions at two Texas dental schools. At Baylor College of Dentistry, he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. He has made a commitment to work with dental residents in Baylor's clinic and is on the faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Higginbottom has participated in clinical research projects and has had numerous articles published in the dental literature. Dr. Todd Baumann, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontist graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002 and completed a residency in Prosthodontics in 2005. He has a private practice in Dallas, Texas treating patients with esthetic, restorative and implant dental needs. He is an Associate Professor in Restorative Sciences in the Graduate Prosthodontics program at Baylor. He has been a faculty member for 10 years, teaching in the resident clinic and active with resident research projects. He is a member of the ITI and the Academy of Osseointegration. He also serves on the board of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry and active member in the International Academy of Gnathology. He was recently inducted as a fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Rich Derksen, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists graduated from Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine in 2009. Upon graduation he entered Baylor College of Dentistry’s Prosthodontic Residency which he completed in 2012. After residency training, Dr. Derksen entered private practice focusing on esthetic, restorative and implant dentistry. For two years following residency, he held an associate clinical faculty position at Baylor in the Department of Restorative Sciences working with the 3rd year dental students and currently remains a volunteer to the department. Dr. Elias Kontogiorgos, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontists is the Director of Implant Dentistry at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas TX. Since 2005 Dr. Kontogiorgos held a part-time teaching position in the Department of Restorative Sciences at Baylor and in 2010 he joined as a full-time faculty. Dr. Kontogiorgos is practicing in the Dallas Metroplex as a part-time associate since 2008. Dr. Kontogiorgos graduated from the School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece. In 2008 he graduated from the Prosthodontic Residency Program at Baylor College of Dentistry. In 2010 he completed the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University. Dr. Amerian Sones, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists is a 1979 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and was in the United States Public Health Service from 1979-1981, serving at the USPHS Papago Indian Reservation as the Chief Dental Officer. In 1981, UCLA School of Dentistry accepted Dr. Sones for postgraduate prosthodontics which she completed in 1983 and continued to complete a postgraduate residency in maxillofacial prosthodontics at UCLA in 1984. She accepted a faculty position at UCLA School of Dentistry in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics in 1984 and served as chairperson of the sophomore complete denture course from 1984 to1987. In 1987, Dr. Sones began her career in private specialty practice with an emphasis on prosthodontics and dental implant treatment. Dr. Ronald Woody, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists is Professor Emeritus of Restorative Sciences and past Director of the Graduate Prosthodontic Residency Program and Director of the Implant Dentistry Program at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. For the past 29 years Dr Woody has been a Tenured Professor and Director of Graduate Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry.He is past President of the specialty organization, the American College of Prosthodontists and the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation. He is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists and a fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Course Information: Dates: Module I September 24-26, 2015 3 days Module II October 15-17, 2015 3 days Module III November 19-21, 2015 3 days Module IV March 24-26, 2016 3 days Module V April 21-23, 2016 3 days Times: 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Presentation/Lecture/Clinic/Laboratory Location: Baylor College of Dentistry, 6th Floor/Gross Anatomy Laboratory, AEGD Clinic Prerequisites: Interest in surgical and restorative aspect of dental implant treatment options, some surgical experience with tooth extractions. No requirements expected. This is a great course for the practitioner interested in beginning to provide implant surgery in the office or a great opportunity for a doctor with some experience to gain confidence and skill in both surgical and restorative implant procedures. Credit: 120 hours lecture/hands-on and Live patient care Course Fee: ,250 Dentists; 00 RDH or Aux. Tuition must be paid in full by August 1, 2015 to participate. AGD Codes: 742: Medical Health History/Factor, 695 Implant Restorative, 696 Implant Surgical Stent, 697 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, 698 Implant Materials, 704 Implant Placement Surgery, 318 Bone Grafting and GTR Surgery, 693 Implant Maintenance Continental breakfast and lunch provided each course day Course Topics and Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to understand and perform the following: Detailed discussion of pertinent clinical and radiographic anatomy Prepare radiographic guide based on CBCT review Anesthesia issues, instrumentation and understanding of proper sterile technique Basic surgical procedures explained and demonstrated Surgical and prosthodontic considerations including incision design, fixture and abutment selection, occlusal considerations and force transmission Surgical guide template design and construction, hands-on Surgical hands-on laboratory experience, socket preservation and use of grafting materials and membranes Discussion of treatment of the partially and fully edentulous patient Actual clinical placement of dental implants in patients Actual restoration of the implant you place for assessment of final outcomes of all cases This event is sponsored by Straumann Implants. Sponsorship is provided for educational expenses related to this continuing education program. Straumann is a leading provider of solutions in implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. Our mission is to enable dental professionals to restore their patients’ oral function and esthetics through effective, reliable, and safe treatment methods. TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy: Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and dated when received at Texas A&M University. If cancellations are made 60 days before the start of the program registration will be refunded. However if cancellation is made 30 days or less, the tuition will be credited toward a future course or 75% of the registration will be refunded. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Continuing education credits issued for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s). CONFIRMATIONS: Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary REGISTRATION CANCELLATION: Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by the Office of CE. A fee will be assessed for any course cancellation. All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account and CANNOT be refunded. “No Shows” for a course forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a non-refundable airline ticket.

    at Baylor College of Dentistry
    3302 Gaston Ave
    Dallas, United States

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  16. Registration Open: The New Dental Implant Continuum: A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational Program
    Event on 2015-09-24 08:30:00

    The New Dental Implant Continuum: A 5 Module Comprehensive University Based Implant Educational ProgramCourse Summary

    The New Dental Implant Continuum offers a comprehensive educational experience for the dental practitioner interested in learning to surgically place and restore dental implants.  With many educational choices to select from, this program is unique in many facets, providing a solid basic science understanding of the biology of osseointegration and using this understanding to achieve clinical success in practice.  Take your dental implant skills to the next level and empower your practice to provide exceptional dental implant care for your patients.  With the number of fully and partially edentulous patients on the rise in the years to come, your educational experience with the Baylor faculty and our two, faculty/private practice skilled surgical and restorative team leaders will help enhance your clinical skills and steer you along the pathway to clinical success.  This course offers lectures, hand-on laboratory training, fresh cadaver surgical training, and live patient care. 

    Five Modules, 15 days of intensive learning, which includes placement and restoration of actual clinical cases, 120 hours of CE.  2:1 Attendee/faculty ratio-exceptional one to one instruction.  Limited to the first 14 attendees who qualify.  Your patients in your own practices are waiting for you to finish.

    Module I: September 24-26, 2015, Thursday- Saturday-3 days: This module will focus on the introduction to dental implants to include anatomy, radiology, treatment planning with fabrication of radiographic and surgical guides, sterile technique, surgical lectures, hands-on laboratory for surgical and restorative techniques, SAC principals, basic review of restorative options for dental implants. Fresh cadaver will be utilized for surgical training and offer an educational surgical experience prior to actual patient surgeries. Attendees will meet their patients for treatment planning on the Friday of this module.


    Module II: Surgical Module- October 15-17, 2015, Thursday-Saturday-3 days: This module will involve surgical placement of dental implants on patients surgery in the AEGD Clinic on the 6th floor. Lectures include review of surgical technique, management during the healing periods and immediate loading with provisionals when indicated. Participants should have diagnostic casts and prepared for temporization as treatment planned.


    Module III: Surgical Module: November 19-21, 2015, Thursday -Saturday -3 days: This module focuses on the second surgical treatment plan and care of the patients treated in Module II. Topics included are: socket preservation, bone grafting techniques , flap design, suture technique and types of materials to use, use of non resorbable and resorbable membranes.

     Module IV: Final Impression All Patients: March 24-26, 2016  Friday-Saturday-3 days:

    Topics included are: impression techniques with the use of digital scanning versus conventional open or closed tray impressions, torque requirements, abutment level or implant level analog impressions, and provisionalization.

    Module V:  Final Delivery All Patients: April 21-23, 2016  Friday-Saturday-3 days:

    The fifth module focuses on delivery of the final restoration, occlusion, fitting/adjusting the restoration, cementation, screw retention, passive fit, torque requirements, occlusal guards, maintenance, and home care.  

     

    Complications and how to aviod problems are also presented.  Graduation dinner with certificates and awards given.

      

     Course Presenters:

    Tom Wilson  DDS, MS:  Surgical Team Leader

    Dr. Thomas G. Wilson received his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1971 and his Certificate in Periodontics in 1974 from the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and UTHSC-San Antonio. He has lectured extensively on an international level, is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks, and is a recognized expert in the field of implant surgical placement.


          Dr. Stephen Harrel, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology 

          Dr. Jeff Pope, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

           Dr. Aline Speer, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology 

          Dr. John-Michael Stewart, Diplomate of the American Board of OMS

          Dr. Pilar Valderrama, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

     

     

    Frank Higginbottom DDS: Restorative Team Leader

    Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom earned his B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma. He continued his studies at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He graduated with honors in 1971, winning the silver medal for Academic and Clinical Excellence, and is actively involved in clinical dental education and research. He lectures nationally and internationally on Esthetic Dentistry and Dental Implants. He holds faculty positions at two Texas dental schools. At Baylor College of Dentistry, he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. He has made a commitment to work with dental residents in Baylor's clinic and is on the faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Higginbottom has participated in clinical research projects and has had numerous articles published in the dental literature.

        Dr. Todd Baumann, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontist

       Dr. Rich Derksen, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists

        Dr. Elias Kontogiorgos, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontists              

          Dr. Amerian Sones, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists

          Dr. Ronald Woody, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists Course Information:

    Date: Module I:    September  24-26, 2015    3 days

             Module II:   October      15-17, 2015    3 days

             Module III:   November  19-21, 2015   3 days

             Module IV:   March       24-26, 2016    3 days

             Module V:    April         21-23, 2016    3 days

             

    Time: 

    • 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Registration
    • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Presentation/Lecture/Clinic/Laboratory

    Location: Baylor College of Dentistry, 6th Floor/Gross Anatomy Laboratory, AEGD Clinic

    Prerequisites:  Interest in surgical and restorative aspect of dental implant treatment options, some surgical experience with tooth extractions.  No requirements expected.  This is a great course for the practitioner interested in beginning to provide implant surgery in the office or a great opportunity for a doctor with some experience to gain confidence and skill in both surgical and restorative implant procedures.

    Credit: 120 hours lecture/hands-on and Live patient care


    Course Fee: ,250 Dentists;   00  RDH or Aux.  Tuition must be paid in full by August 1, 2015 to participate.

    AGD Codes: 742: Medical Health History/Factor, 695 Implant Restorative, 696 Implant Surgical Stent, 697 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, 698 Implant Materials, 704 Implant Placement Surgery, 318 Bone Grafting and GTR Surgery, 693 Implant Maintenance

    Continental breakfast and lunch provided each course dayCourse Topics and Objectives:

    Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to understand and perform the following:

    • Detailed discussion of pertinent clinical and radiographic anatomy
    • Prepare radiographic guide based on CBCT review
    • Anesthesia issues, instrumentation and understanding of proper sterile technique
    • Basic surgical procedures explained and demonstrated
    • Surgical and prosthodontic considerations including incision design, fixture and abutment selection, occlusal considerations and force transmission
    • Surgical guide template design and construction, hands-on
    • Surgical hands-on laboratory experience, socket preservation and use of grafting materials and membranes
    • Discussion of treatment of the partially and fully edentulous patient
    • Actual clinical placement of dental implants in patients
    • Actual restoration of the implant you place for assessment of final outcomes of all cases

     

    This event is sponsored by Straumann Implants.  Sponsorship is provided for educational expenses related to this continuing education program.

    Straumann is a leading provider of solutions in implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. Our mission is to enable dental professionals to restore their patients’ oral function and esthetics through effective, reliable, and safe treatment methods.

    TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:
    Texas  A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an  ADA CERP Recognized Provider.                                            QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website
    ADA CERP is a service of the American  Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality  providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or  endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of  credit hours by boards of dentistry.
    Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and dated when received at Texas A&M University.  If cancellations are made 60 days before the start of the program registration will be refunded.  However if cancellation is made 30 days or less,  the tuition will be credited toward a future course or 75% of the registration will be refunded.

    Concerns or complaints about a CE  provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. Continuing education credits issued for  participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all  states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the  requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).
    CONFIRMATIONS:  Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary
    REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation.  All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded.  “No Shows” for a course  forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.

    at Baylor College of Dentistry
    3302 Gaston Ave
    Dallas, United States

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My spouse and I have always lived in rental homes. This is because we struggled with saving up the money for a large down payment. But we finally did it, and we bought one of my sister’s houses last year. It needed significant repairs, which meant we could buy it cheaply. She said that I should look for roof repair in Bronx NY as soon as possible to get the roof fixed. Considering that we were now on a tight budget due to buying the home and there were so many things that needed to be repaired, I thought I would be sly and look into fixing the roof on my own instead.

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Turkey frying in the great outdoors. There are a few different types of outdoor turkey fryers. Some are electric, some are propane. Some that are traditional deep fat turkey fryers, and some that are oil free or oil-less turkey fryers. Picking the right deep fryer is important, too, which is why I found this deep fryer review so helpful. I wanted to touch upon the later two as they are made by very respectable companies that primarily make outdoor cooking gear. They are safe, easy and cook great. The thing is, is that they really are not deep fryers. They technically roast the bird using radiant heat or infrared heat. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

Everybody knows what looks good, people have different tastes and different web designs appeal to different types of people. So, to answer the question, “what makes a good web design?” I’ll attempt to highlight some of the basic points that web design in metro Detroit attempt to cover and the general designs that should be considered when thinking about designing a website. All websites should have a clear goal or page action. Ask yourself the question what do you want the users to do when they visit you website? The goal could be to sign-up, to register, to email or to buy something. Whatever the goal, it should be the most prominent design element on the page to draw the users attention.

The web page should flow easily. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

I have three children, but sometimes it seems like there are at least twice that many in our house at nights. Everyone has a favorite show, but rarely are they the same ones. We have had to get creative with how we watch them since we can only record two programs at a time. There are times when all three want something different, and my husband and I do too! When I heard that Direct TV could take away all of our headaches at night, I went to http://direct-satellite-tv.com/direct-tv/ohio-new-middletown/ so I could read more about it. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

Ann and I are going to be packing up our stuff and moving to the new place next week. It is not a new place in the big scheme of things, it was built about four decades ago from what I can tell and apparently at that point it was about ten miles from the edge of the city. Now the city is basically right down the road and probably we end up paying city taxes in a couple of years. The previous owner has a satellite dish on the roof and right now the direct tv local channels are coming in on it apparently. The guy had a couple of boxes that he is not going to need in his new place and he just left them here for us, which is fine with me obviously. Of course since I have no deal with them that makes me eligible for one of those introductory offers that they give you to get your business. The cable company will do the same sort of thing, but this deal is pretty nice in comparison. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

My daughter’s favorite movie is Frozen. She rarely watches movies twice, but she has seen this one at least a dozen times. That is why I wanted to find her some Frozen themed gifts for her birthday last month. It is just so rare for her to have such an interest in anything, so I was not going to miss this opportunity. I was able to get her some really nice things, but my favorite of all are the custom Nike elite socks that I found for her online. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

Brazilian Keratin ResultsI am not a particularly picky person. I usually just go with the flow, but there are a few things that I will not settle for anything less than what I want. One of those things is going to a hair spa in singapore. Even though it is almost an hour from me, there is no other hair salon that I will use. I used to live in Singapore, which is how I came to use their services. They are so different from other salons, as they only take the best of the best to work there.

When it comes to my hair, that is exactly what I want. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

When we had a private consultant audit our entire manufacturing process, it was in the packaging area where we needed the most help. The computer printout showed every detail of how things went from raw materials into packages ready for retail sale. Our auger filler machines we had took too long to package our products according to industry standards. Our employees had too much downtime when machines failed or needed cleaned.

We package about 10 different food products on the same equipment. We meticulously clean the machines between each run. It takes a lot of time because our machines break down into so many pieces, and they have nooks and crannies where debris can build up. We needed machines that were cleaner running and easier to clean between product runs. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

Moving requires a lot of thought. I know some people may think that the hard part is the actual moving of the furniture and other items, but that was the easy part for me. The hard part was deciding which development I wanted to live in. There are so many in our area, and each one offers something that others do not. That just made my decision that much harder, but I finally settled on the marina one development. I really liked all of the features that they offer. While other developments have some of the same features, I just liked the layout at Sant Ritz better.

There are swimming pools, a tennis court, a gym, and so many other things. I am quite active, so I knew that I would end up using all of those. (Click here to read the rest of this entry)

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    Lansing
    3503 W Saint Joseph St
    Average Rating: 5 out of 5 (1 Reviews)

    Review by Jim H.
    Top notch shop. They cut my basement when I had a leak. Very professional. Thanks
    Rating: 5

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    Lansing
    214 S Washington Sq
    Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (12 Reviews)

    Review by Kelsey H.
    I’ve been working in the Lansing area for a little more than a month now, and my most frequented spot for lunch has been Zoup! so far.

    I’ve been aware of…
    Rating: 5

    Review by Ania S.
    Really grossed out. I know it is a chain, but I expect better. I had their most popular chicken pot pie. hard, rubbery chicken, undercooked large potato…
    Rating: 2

    Review by Ken K.
    Woohoo! The priviledge of adding a new Yelp! profile is mine!

    Zoup! is a regional chain with a few dozen locations (I think) around the Midwest…
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    Owosso
    905 W Main St
    Average Rating: 4 out of 5 (1 Reviews)

    Review by Torr M.
    always a good time at the ‘bow! owosso’s original gay bar! j/k, of course. tim and wendy (and employees, of course) have done an amazing job.
    Rating: 4

A few months ago, I purchased a new house, and it seems like it would be a good idea to protect my investment, and my family, of course, with a home security system of some sort. I have not had one before, but I realize that this new house is located in an area with a higher crime rate than were I previously lived. As such, I have been browsing this site, home-security.co, that I found earlier when I was looking information about various home security systems, and their providers.

I want to get a security system that will afford me a lot of flexibility when it comes to monitoring my home, and making sure that it is safe. The area that i have moved to is not that bad, by any means, but the city that we now live in has a significantly higher crime rate than were we used to live, and I believe that, that is a cause for concern. I have always wanted to make sure that my family remains safe, but at my last house, it just did not seem necessary to have a security system. Maybe I was wrong in thinking that, as it is always possible for something terrible to happen, such as a home invasion.

I know that I could never live with myself if something bad were to happen to my family, along those lines, and I had not done all that I could to prevent it from happening. I want to make sure that I get a security system from a very reputable provider of security systems. However, at the same time, the price of the security system is also a big concern, because I spent most of my savings on the down payment for the new house my family is living in.

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So many people have told me that I am a natural born salesperson. These same people have also told me that if I had a bridge in the middle of the desert, I would be able to sell it to more than one person. I know they are exaggerating my chattiness, but I did agree with them on a certain level. That is one of the reasons why I decided to switch to Stream Energy Texas. I had been with another energy provider, but I found out that I would be able to save money on my bill just by getting other people to sign up for Stream as well.

When it is something like this, I can do really well because it is so easy to sell a product that is simply superior to the other options out there. With Stream, I don't even have to do very much selling. I just tell people I know about my energy service, and then I tell them how much I am paying for my service. That is when people think that I am pulling their leg, but I am honestly not.

Stream has a program where people can actually earn free energy. If a customer gets even one person to sign up for Stream as a referral, then they are able to get a discount. As for me, I don't stop with just one customer. I want to get free electricity every single month, so I make sure to tout the perks of having Stream Energy to a lot of different people. It does not take much time at all, and most people are very willing to sign up for the service themselves after hearing about my experience. I guess maybe I am a natural salesperson, but Stream makes it so easy too!

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I knew that I wanted to get an activity tracking device, but there were so many different ones available. I looked at each one in detail, and I finally narrowed down my choices to two. The final match was Fitbit vs Jawbone UP, and I was having a hard time deciding which one to get. I knew that I needed to figure out what the plus and minus columns were for each one, and I was actually able to find a website that compared the two just that way. It helped me a lot since they did all the work for me!

Cost was definitely a factor for me, but both were well within my price range. I know that some models can run into several hundred dollars, so it was nice to see that Fitbit is as low as 60 dollars and Jawbone UP can be had for under 100 hundred dollars though. While Fitbit was definitely cheaper, I didn't let the price be my main influence since I was able to afford both. I wanted to know which one was going to be able to endure whatever I did, and this site had actually tested the durability of both brands.

Fitbit won on this as well, but not by very much. The main reason is because the UP is thinner, which makes it more fragile. Though Fitbit won on both price and durability, Jawbone UP won when it comes to battery strength and data storage. I was able to read a good bit about both of the activity trackers, and I finally decided to get a Fitbit because it just seemed to fit my needs better. I ordered one because of this site's analysis on both trackers, and I have not been disappointed in my decision. I know others may think Jawbone is better, and it could be for their needs. For me though, Fitbit is the clear winner.

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I used to buy things all throughout the year. It did not matter if it was on sale or not. It did not take long to realize that I was living far beyond my means and I was going broke as a result. I knew that I needed to work smarter, not harder, when it came to my purchases. Friends of mine told me that they save a lot of money buy waiting to buy things once per year, and this year they are choosing Cyber Monday sales 2015 to get the things that they need.

I know that everybody can get great deals in December of every year, but I had no idea that we now have a big annual sale in November, too. I was told that it is a great time to make tech purchases, and I needed a new laptop. Considering that the sale was only a month away, I knew that I could easily wait that long to get what I needed.

I poured through all the tech offerings that would be coming up, and I found several laptops that would fit my needs beautifully. Each of them would be at least 50% off of the regular price, and they were all much cheaper than I paid for the current system that I was using. I took some more time to go over the specs of each one to narrow it down to two systems total. I decided to do this because I would still have an option if one of the stores sold out of one system. I could simply drive on over to the next store and get my second favorite system without any problem.

I only have to show up about an hour early to get in line. A simple hour was well worth it considering the money that I was saving. When I showed up at the first store, the computer I wanted most was still available and I bought it without a problem.

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As someone who loves making crafts, I decided to go for it and start selling the things that I make. I decided to sign up to sell all my wares at a local festival. I belong to a lot of groups online where many people who sell the same things that I do talk about everything that entails. I was worried about how to get a receipt template so that I could print out a receipt for everyone who buys from me at the show.

Some of the other ladies in the group were kind enough to share what they use. They just go online to a specific site and download all the templates they want to for free, and once they have it on their own laptops, they can make a variety of different templates. They use different templates for different purposes. For example, if they sell mostly bath and body products, they will use one type for that type of sale. If they sell some other type of product to another customer, they will use a template that looks very different in design so that they can see what customers purchased at a glance without having to pay a lot of attention to the actual text and numbers.

I got everything set up in my sale tent at the show. I made sure that I was well organized by setting everything a couple of days before the event took place. I had my husband and my daughter pretend they were buying items from me, so that I could feel everything out on the receipts and make sure that I was comfortable with the entire process. I could not believe how easy it all was. After the second day of having them purchase a variety of things, I had everything entered into the system and was ready for the real thing on the day that my first customers bought from me.

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Finding kitchenware online has been a far more pleasing experience than I thought it would be. Really, I'm just a guy who lives by himself. Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with decorating a home or space. I find pleasure in choosing the things that I want. The process of actually designing what I want, coming up with the idea, is actually more fulfilling and pleasing than going through with the order itself. I have so many different ideas of what I would like to see done in my home that it's become a problem choosing which I would prefer to have.

I could see myself now. Going online just like I did, buying a few things like I just did, but as soon as they arrive I'll already have changed my mind about what I want. I'm completely expecting that. They'll be here in a few days and already I'm trying my best to push out other concepts for colors that I started to consider after ordering. It's a real problem for someone like me who has difficulty staying focus on just one project which is exactly why I find the process of designing the concepts more, no doubt.

Still. It is nice to be able to settle on a single idea once in a while. I like to think that my bedroom is completely finished. It took me over a year to get it just right with a lot of changes over the course of a few months but now I can't even come up with a single aspect about that room that I'd willingly change. It's rare for me to be able to find the 'perfect' balance of style, comfort and color but when I do I am more than happy to keep it around for a good long time.

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We are almost in business. This morning I went to see a guy who does t shirt printing in Los Angeles and showed him the design that my sister in law made for our logo. She ripped off some other company, but changed it around enough so that it is not possible to tell it was once some other thing. All of the colors are different and obviously it has a stylized representation of the company name. We needed about twenty five shirts, but I got a lot more. We can give them away. Of course it is going to be part of the uniform. You will have to wear khaki pants and the t shirt with the company logo on it and you will have to be reasonably well groomed. That is important, because dealing with the public effectively is the key to this whole thing working as well as it needs to work. All of the people here have to be personable and they have to be able to answer the customer's questions.

At any rate I had to deal with the contractors being difficult this morning. I think they want me to pay them before they finish the work, but I want them to finish the job first. This guy is not really making me want to trust him to tell you the truth and I am thinking that it is best that I make sure he does what he said he would do before I give him any money. It seems as though he might well get up and disappear if he had the money. I do not know what it is about him, but it is easy to think that he wants to take advantage of me for whatever reason. I will feel better when the doors are open.

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My mom is my best friend. She has done all that she can to make sure that my brothers and I had a great childhood. So, when she found herself unable to clean her home because she needed to recuperate instead, we decided to hire a house cleaner in Westchester County NY to help her out.

Mom has always been very independent, and she has always have the amazing ability to get one million and one things done every day, despite the fact that she had to deal with a full time job and three growing children for so many years. Even though she's a senior now, and we kids moved out long ago, she has continued to take care to make sure her house looks immaculate.

Not long ago, mom broke her hip, and she had a bout with pneumonia at the same time. This left her unable to do any cleaning, and despite her doctor telling her that it was imperative that she stay on bed rest, we found that she was ignoring him. My brothers and I were petrified that she would end up in the hospital or worse, so we discussed the situation and decided it was best to hire an expert to clean her house.

The price to get her home cleaned was already very inexpensive. But when my siblings and I pooled our money together, that dropped the price down to an even nicer amount. This meant we had extra money left over in our budgets to buy extra food to make casseroles and things like that for mom while she worked on getting better. The staff member who came to clean mom's house was a very sweet lady. She was friendly and attentive. She did such a great job with everything she did. Mom is a very picky woman, but she had no complaints at all!

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We use a service that automatically calls all of the members of our organization for updates and even cancellations. It has a feature to send out either a text or voice call. You can record a message, or type it in and have a computer voice say it. It is nice, but I think an app would better serve most members of the group. Instead of a phone call or text message, I think that push notifications to an app would be better. I looked into mobile app development in Chicago to see what could be made for our group.

Schools, churches and even government organizations use automated call services to send out information to large groups of people at once. Phone calls seem ancient now when comparing to texting or app usage. I wanted to not only make it easier and quicker for members in the group to get the information, I wanted to make it quicker to send. To send a message that was both voice and text, I had to be at a computer. I could record a message and send it from my phone, but that left out the text option many people liked. I would prefer to be able to communicate immediately with the group using an app. Sometimes info needs disseminated immediately, and I am nowhere near a computer. However, I always have my phone with me.

The goal was to create an app that could be used by managers and leaders to send information and another app to receive. We wanted to also include a way to offer feedback from the group. Anything from pressing a button to respond and volunteer to opting out of participating in an announced event or need. Only an app could do that. When I looked for a place that does app development in Chicago, I found a company that could code everything we wanted into a fully functional app.

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Avid 1960s poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, is seeking vintage Jimi Hendrix 1969 Sportpalast Berlin Germany Concert Posters. The Hendrix German tour posters were designed by the well known German concert poster artist Gunther Kieser. Support This Blog By Visiting Sponsor AD in relation to Bet365 -Bet365 San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Avid 1960s poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, is seeking vintage Jimi Hendrix 1969 Sportpalast Berlin Germany Concert Posters. The poster was designed by the well known German concert poster artist Gunther Kieser. The concert was held on January 23, 1969 at the Sportpalast in Berlin. According to Hawley, Kieser designed nine posters for Hendrixs 1969 German tour. The posters were made in two different sizes for the Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Munich, Frankfurt, and Nuremberg shows. The tour Follow This
If a salesman is pressuring you to buy a certain car and making you uncomfortable, then do not hesitate to request someone else. A salesman should not be overbearing. If you think that is what is going on but you do actually want the car in question, find another salesperson to talk to.Before beginning your car buying experience, look into all the financing options. Doing this will give you set guidelines, so that you do not yearn for a car that you cannot afford. You also are less likely to be distracted by offers of low down payments or smaller monthly payments on a more expensive car if you have your budget in mind before you begin.Don't let a salesperson's affable attitude and charming smile take you in. They sometimes seem quite trustworthy, but that can be just for show. You need to protect your own interests, no matter how nice the salesperson seems.When you found a car that you'd like Follow This

Double Duty

A handful of Superb duty Graphics Double Duty Image by Ian Sane Duty, Honor, Country Image by Roger Smith "His name and fame are the birthright of every American citizen. In his youth and strength, his love and loyalty, he gave all that mortality can give. He needs no eulogy from me; or from any other man. He has written his own history and written it in red on his enemys breast. But when I think of his patience in adversity of his courage under fire and of his modesty in victory, I am filled with an emotion of admiration I cannot put into words. He belongs to history as furnishing one of the greatest examples of successful patriotism. He belongs to posterity as the instructor of future generations in the principles of liberty and freedom. He belongs to the present, to us, by his virtues and by his achievements. [...] Always for them: Duty, honor, country. Follow This

Land Survey

As we all know surveying is used to measure property area, establishing roads, waterways, pipelines, sewers, maps, charts, etc. It contains measuring elevation difference, angles, and distances. These measurements are used to calculate area, volumes and marking of locations according to some coordinate system. It involves measuring of dimensional relationships between physical attributes, points, lines on the earth surface. The measurement taken provides us the length, which is in feet or in meters, and direction, which is in azimuth angle to a reference meridian that normally taken as north south direction. Normally, the area to be surveyed have its origin placed at west and south due to which all coordinates are positive in north east quadrant. It involves vertical measurement providing the third dimension to objects position, which is given as distance above surface such as mean sea Follow This
You should consider paying some of the interest on your student loans while you are still in school. This will dramatically reduce the amount of money you will owe once you graduate. You will end up paying off your loan much sooner since you will not have as much of a financial burden on you.To get the most out of your student loan dollars, take as many college credit courses as you can while you are still in high school. Often, these only involve the cost of the end-of-course tests, if they involve any cost at all. If you do well, you get college credit before you finish high school.Be sure your lender knows where you are. Keep your contact information updated to avoid fees and penalties. Always stay on top of your mail so that you don't miss any important notices. If you fall behind on payments, be sure to discuss the situation with your lender and try to work out a resolution.To stretch Follow This
Thousand Foot Krutch -Righteous Vendetta, Carmeci Event on 2014-11-07 19:30:00 This event is all ages Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch: War of Change (Official Music Video) Thousand Foot Krutch - Falls Apart Thousand Foot Krutch - Move Sometimes the best way to move forward is to go back to the basics, taking all of the raw energy and emotion of the past and channeling it into the present, coupled with all of the progression and knowledge obtained in the intermediary years. And that's exactly what Thousand Foot Krutch is doing on the aptly titled The End Is Where We Begin, which doesn't just showcase the group's thunderous musical pursuits coming full circle with its most cutting edge album to date, but also finds Canada's favorite modern rockers voluntarily walking away from record label life all together (even after a slew of profitable offers came Follow This

Circa Survive

Circa Survive Event on 2014-11-21 19:00:00 with Title Fight, Tera Melos Circa Survive, the progressive 5-piece rock band from Doylestown, Pennsylvania self-produced their fourth album Violent Waves at Studio 4 in suburban Philadelphia. For the release, the band developed a new method of self-releasing their records, having previously recorded for Equal Vision and Atlantic Records and sold a half-million albums in the process.Circa Survive has always prided themselves on the extraordinary relationship they have with their fans - this new release model allows them to push the self-release paradigm one step further."Collectively we've run the gamut from working with really small DIY labels to big indies all the way to a major label," noted guitarist Colin Frangicetto. "The band has learned a ton from each of those experiences and at this point feel confident in our ability Follow This
When you fully understand how to use the iPad, you'll see how easy it can be to complete many tasks. In order to do this effectively, you need to learn about its features and abilities. In the following article, you will be given advice to ensure that you are making the most of this wonderful device.Go to the apps that you need to use frequently! Just double click the home button, and you'll see them on the bottom of the screen. This is a good way to quickly access an app instead of scrolling on your screen to find the apps you need.The iPad is not only great for music, but it is great for podcasts too. Podcasts are radio programs that may last only a few minutes or could run several hours, and they cover all kinds of subjects. When music loses your interest, podcasts can provide alternative entertainment. You will be sure to find a topic of interest to you. The iPad makes viewing a PDF extremely Follow This