Anna M. Barr

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

It’s Nice to Learn There Are Good People out There

Living in the area where I live, I have always had a lot of fun doing all the interesting things there are to do. For example, I love to get out and meet people. And the people who live where I do are friendly and open-minded. After talking to some close friends of mine, I learned that I should buy sex toys in order to make a change to my sex life. I had to chuckle that they were so open about it because that is not something that I would have typically talked to friends about in the past. But it was really nice not to be scared about it and to have friends who were willing to give me advice. I appreciated that.

I really love the new group of friends that I have made over the last few years. I always seemed to find myself in with people who were into drama in past years. Things always start out well with people that you first meet, but over time the drama starts and then things get tense and uncomfortable. › Continue reading

Sunday, April 24th, 2016 Fraction No Comments

Moving to an Apartment with My Dog

When my landlord instituted a new no pets policy, I knew that I was going to find a new place to live. I have a small beagle, and there was no way I was going to get rid of her. I thought I would have been grandfathered in since I moved in when dogs were allowed, but it was not the case. I started looking that same day for other apartments in Tampa, and I was very careful to only look at the ones that allow pets. I sometimes work from home, but when I do have to go to work, I always leave my pup either at my parents’ house or with my sister.

I just don’t want him to be left alone during the day for hours at a time, so I decided to find an apartment that is closer to where they live too. The first complex I looked at was in Westchase, and I struck gold. › Continue reading

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 Fraction No Comments

It Doesn’t Have to Be Hard Getting a Home

I have been self employed as a contractor for nearly 12 years now. I love what I do, but it can be really hard when dealing with all kinds of paperwork. I found this to be the most true when I started looking at different mortgage brokers for a house I wanted to buy last year. I thought it would be easy, but I discovered that it was anything but. After hitting a few brick walls, I decided to do a search for mortgages for contractors. I did not even think to do this at first because I thought it would be a fairly simple process.

What I was not counting on was having a mortgage company seeing my employment as a risk. I have never been unemployed in the 12 years that I have been working on my own other than a few months when I was recovering from an auto accident a few years ago. › Continue reading

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 Fraction No Comments

We Realize That This Security Install is Better Late Than Never

We thought about possible burglaries affecting our small business from time to time. But all the neighboring businesses in our small strip mall that we are located in said that they had not seen any trouble in the past 10 years. We took them at their word, and did not install any security equipment for that reason. We were trying to save money since we are a new business. After we became the first office to get broken into, we rushed to look at CCTV systems to see what would be best for our business. We should have done that when we first moved in, no matter what our business neighbors told us about no problems where we’re located.

The incident happened on a weekend night. We’re not open during the weekend, and most of the other businesses nearby are closed on Sundays as well. › Continue reading

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 Fraction No Comments

Will Ferrell joins LAFC as part-owner as new MLS team unveils logo and colors

  1. Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 of 4 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3 Obama Guns in America Town Hall Part 3
  2. Will Ferrell joins LAFC as part-owner as new MLS team unveils logo and colors
    Riot Games co-founder and CEO Brandon Beck was also introduced as a new part-owner, but nearly all of the buzz created inside Union Station in downtown Los Angeles surrounded Ferrell. The comedian took the stage about 25 minutes into the …
    Read more on ESPN FC




  4. Jeb Bush calls for end of federal food stamp program as part of welfare overhaul
    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is calling for an end to the federal food stamp program as part of a proposed revamp of the nation's welfare system. Bush would end the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, generally known as …
    Read more on Washington Post




  6. Go Maui: 'It is Vital That Agriculture Be Kept a Part of Maui'
    Alice Lee, president of Go Maui Inc., commented on yesterday's announcement that A&B is transitioning out of farming sugar and will instead pursue a diversified agricultural model for its 36,000-acre Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company plantation on …
    Read more on Maui Now




  8. Denmark ejects foreign student for doing too much part-time work
    Denmark has expelled a top foreign undergraduate because he worked for 90 minutes more than the 15 hours a week the law allows overseas students to spend doing a part-time job. Marius Youbi, 30, an electrical engineering student described by Aarhus …
    Read more on The Guardian







  11. For Charlie Baker, the hardest part may be ahead
    Still, the Republican governor's willingness to confront big problems comes with some advantages. “It's part of his popularity,” said Todd Domke, a GOP strategist. “We're used to politicians wanting to distance themselves from any potential disaster.”.
    Read more on The Boston Globe




Saturday, January 9th, 2016 Fraction No Comments

Best Options for Sewer Drain Cleaning

I have been watching basketball for the last hour, but I need to get off of my butt, and to check into something. It has just come to my attention that my sewer drain needs to be cleaned out, because it is clogged and that is causing some nasty problems. I am reading about local sewer cleaning in Bergen county NJ options and I want to hire a company that will be sure to do a good job with cleaning out the drain, to help to make sure that this problem does not come back anytime soon.

I have no idea how a sewer drain gets clogged. › Continue reading

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Getting a New Apartment in Las Vegas

I love going to Las Vegas with my friends and family and we always end up staying in dumps. I hate to say it but we tend to be on the cheap side when it comes to traveling. Normally I don’t mind because I know we’re saving money but this time I wanted to really live it up when we went to visit again. I started looking into luxury apartments in las vegas because I wanted something a little bit more upscale this time. I browsed on the internet at the different apartments that were available and I found quite a few that I liked. › Continue reading

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Birmingham Locksmith for Auto Lockout

This is really embarrassing to admit, but I just locked myself out of my car, and now I need to find a locksmith in birmingham as fast as I can. I am at the grocery store, and I locked myself out of my own car, but that is something that needs to be remedied as soon as I can. I have a lot of frozen goods that I purchased, and I want to make sure that I can get them home, before they melt.

This is really quite a stressful thing to have to endure. › Continue reading

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Cheapest Taxi Rentals in Bristol

I am in a bit of bind right now. My car is in the shop, but I still need to be able to get to work on a daily basis. I am also going to need to go other places, in order to run errands. I do not have a lot of money right now, but it looks like I will need to hire a taxi for Bristol to provide me with transportation for the next couple of days, at the least. Therefore, the onus is on me to find the cheapest taxi services that are located in this city, so that I can avoid spending too much money.

I am fairly upset to find myself in this situation, because I was hoping that my car would last longer, without experiencing any significant problems. I do not know how much the bill will be for getting it fixed. › Continue reading

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Hair Extensions Made from Natural Hair

I got a haircut and I am not really very happy with it. I should not have got as much length cut off as I did, but I was going to try to a new hairstyle on the other side, and it did not work out the way I thought it would. So I am not kind of stuck in limbo unless I can get some natural hair extensions to use for the time being, until my hair grows out back to the point where I want it to be at.

I have been thinking about extensions for a little bit now. Not immediately after I got my hair cut, but within the week of having done it, I started thinking about it. I decided that if I am going to buy any extensions at all, that they are going to have to be made from I kind of want to get some hair extensions because I cut my hair too short the last time that I got a natural hair from a real human being and I am not going to change my mind. I know that there are other types of extensions out there, but from what I can tell, they do not look nearly as good as stuff made from the real thing. I am going to try to figure out where to get the best deals on extensions though, because I know that they do not tend to be very cheap.

I would like to try to avoid breaking my bank account when I buy these extensions. I do not have a lot of money right now, and it is a not a good time for year for me to be spending a lot of money on things I did not really plan to have to spend money on in the first place.

Commence Reading Through
Monday, November 16th, 2015 Fraction No Comments

I Spent the Day at a Seminar

The boss sent me to one of those seminars today. It was not like a lot of the ones that you hear about, because quite often people will let you sign in and then you can slip away and go do what you want. A lot of the time they have these things at places like Las Vegas and obviously you can find more entertaining ways to fill your time. This was out in the country, and the big thing was about employee engagement surveys. It was obviously not the sort of thing that is intended to be skipped out on, because they are trying to figure out how to make you more attentive to the needs of the people involved in the work place dynamic. That is a very difficult thing to do unless you start out with the reason why a person is at the job in the first place. It is easy to see when a person is fully engaged and why he is not.

You are obviously at your office trying to make a living and you want to have a career if you have a choice in the matter. It is a tough thing to go to an office every morning and know that the job is a dead end. You want to think that you are going to get where you want to be and if you think that you have an opportunity to achieve something, then you are going to be completely involved in the job. If you know that you are stuck in a rut spinning your wheels, then it is not at all possible for you to want to work hard to get up for that. It is all that there is to it. A person needs to think they are going some place.

Commence Reading Through
Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Electricity for Less in Texas

I have had the same electricity company for a lot of years. I do not know if that was a smart decision, or if I have been missing out on better deals through other companies. I guess that the main reason I have remained with the same company for all of this time, is that it is more convenient. But, right now, I am not doing that well financially, and so, I have been trying to look for ways to save money. I went to visit site that claims that is able to compare electricity prices from all of the major electricity providers in the state of Texas. If the site works like it claims to, then it should be a good way to figure out the best company to go through, and whether I will need to switch companies.

I hope that there will be a need to switch companies, because of course, I am trying to save money. Sure, it will be a relief to know that I have not been paying more than I need to, if that is the case. But I would rather find out that I can save some money, by switching to another company.

I was involved in a pretty bad car accident recently, and it does not seem like I am going to get a settlement any time soon. So I need to be as careful as I can be, with my finances, until I know more about whether I am going to get a settlement. My medical bills are kind of killing me right now. I have already found a couple of ways to save money, and so it would be nice if the electricity is a third way to save money. Every little bit of savings helps in a situation like this.

Commence Reading Through
Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Fraction No Comments

Everyone Joins in the Party

There's a particular site that offers invoice templates, and most of the companies in my area visit their website. You can tell which companies use the website because there is a particular style to the templates that is popular. Before the companies started using the templates, their invoices were very weird looking. Some of them looked pretty sloppy and others were just so stale. Whenever I used one of the local services in my neighborhood, I always get an invoice, and it's nice to see that the companies have all taken an approach to make their company look better in such a simplistic way.

I went to a local print shop to get some flyers made for a local party. The party was just a block party for fun, with nothing special in mind. Everyone from the neighborhood would make a special dish for the party and help decorate with balloons and decorations. The print shop sent me an invoice for the cost of the flyers, and it had the template that I was used to seeing. I passed the flyers out to people in the neighborhood, put some on the bulletin board on the local community center, and on some telephone poles.

On the day of the party, everyone was ready to have fun. Lots of people brought alcoholic refreshments and one person brought his DJ equipment so he could provide music for the party. I never knew so many people in the neighborhood were able to dance so well. One person knew how to break dance and brought out a board where he could spin on the board. He started spinning slowly on his head and quickly picked up speed. The party went on for many hours, and didn't really end until close to midnight. I hope we can do it again soon.

Commence Reading Through
Thursday, October 15th, 2015 Fraction No Comments