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More things I have learned

Growing old does have one benefit ... experience.  So, I am continuing here to share my vast pool of knowledge. Of course my girlfriend can't resist telling me I need to clean the pool, but heres the list anyway.

1. If you do anything that gets your hands wet, soapy or dirty, your nose WILL itch.

2. When you give your email out anywhere on the internet, you will soon learn all you never wanted to know about body part enhancements.

3. A cat does not love you.  It simply allows you to live with it IF you pet, feed and clean it's litter box on a regular basis. Otherwise, you're history.

4. Your Co-Workers, on the other hand, DO love you ... at least as long as you continue to give them good stuff to talk about when you aren't around.

5. You are NOT the master of your fate.  Your mother is.  And when you get married, your wife is.

6. Life is beautiful .. Life sucks ... life is beautiful ... life sucks.  Repeat as necessary.

7. There is a chip in all cars that keeps them fr…

Flat Tires Need Not Be A Burden

When your car’s tires go flat, this kind of situation should not be a burden for you. After all, most cars already come with spare tires and a jack, along with other odds and ends that would help you facilitate changing your tires in no time at all.

To change a tire or a couple of tires, park your car first in an area where the ground is level. Do not forget to put on the parking brake. If your car is equipped with a manual transmission system, place it in gear. Turn off your engine for there is no need for it to be turned on and running. However, if you have parked in an area where there is an incline, put a huge rock or a wheel chock beneath the opposing wheel so that you would not find your car rolling down the incline.

This is now the time to take out your spare tire as well as a tire iron and the jack. If you have to remove a hubcap, do such. Then, loosen the lug nuts on your wheel. Do this before you place the jack in your car. Make sure that you loosen each and every lug nut th…

America: Still So Young No Americans Allowed

If sometimes, weighed down with the complexities of uneasy empire, we perchance wonder if America could be freedom’s fading star, it’s somewhat reassuring to realize that the nation is so young it still does not recognize the existence of Americans. Even the Indians don’t completely get the nod, because they’re still camped out on reservations.

We might see the persistent refusal to accept “I’m an American” as a recognized nationality, at least on the home front, as a consonant reflection of our mixed and matched heritage. But it does present us with inconveniences.

Tell a fellow American who asks your nationality, “I’m an American,” and what does he say? “Oh, come on, tell me, really, what are you?”

“I just told you,” you repeat, in your resourceful attempt to nationalize yourself, “I was born and rear-beaten in America.”

“No, no,” your interrogator presses on, “I mean, where did your parents come from?”

“Well,” you let out, “my mother was born in West Virginia.”

“Then where did your…

choose Luxury Cars and best car Quotes

Determining exactly what constitutes a luxury car gets tricky because the criteria seem to vary. For example, you may define it according to a certain price range or manufacturer, or the technological and comfort features a vehicle offers. Nowadays there are also more than just cars to consider…luxury now abounds in many SUVs, wagons, compacts, and even pick-up trucks.


Remember the old saying, "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"? Luxury varies by individual, so let's define a luxury car as one that offers the most in the way of convenience, creature comforts, and drivability to a specific driver. Entry-level luxury cars can cost in the neighborhood of $35,000 to $40,000.


This category attracts people who want the prestige that comes from driving vehicles made by automobile makers known for high quality. Examples include Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Cadillac, and Lincoln, to name just a few. Some manufacturers not generally considered producers of luxury cars also make high-end…

Great Advice For Getting Your Carpet Clean

At some point in every home owner's life, they will need their carpets cleaned. From taking spills, to collecting dirt over time, carpets will become duller, darker, and dirtier. To successfully fix this, a carpet cleaning service will be needed. The following tips will help a home owner hire a carpet cleaner.

Make sure that you get a professional clean for your carpet at least once every year. This will ensure that you are getting all of the dirt, grime and bacteria that your regular vacuum could not reach. After a professional clean, your carpet will look as if you just purchased it new.

Test any solution you are planning on applying to your carpets on a hidden area first. This is very important to do because there are acids in some cleaners that may damage a rug permanently. This simple test takes just a few minutes and can save a great deal of time, money, and frustration.

When hiring a carpet cleaning company, get an in home estimate. It is easy for a company to give you an e…

Use These Tips To Make Good Auto Repair Decisions

Your car is one of your most important possessions. So, if it were to break down or a problem were to occur with it, you want to make sure you get the best repairs possible. In the following article, you will be given advice to ensure your repairs go smoothly.

When you run into car problems, you should first turn to the Internet to learn what the problem could be. You may find that it is an easy to repair problem that you can do on your own. This could save you hundreds of dollars in labor fees if you had to take it to a shop.

Check the fluids in your car regularly. Check the oil level with the dipstick you can find under your hood. The dipstick should have a mark on it to indicate the ideal oil level. Add a quart of oil if you need to and check the level again after letting your car run for a few minutes.

If you feel pressured by the garage or dealership you visit to get your car maintained or repaired, do not hesitate to leave. Reliable mechanics will not put any pressure on their c…