Archive for September, 2010

Studying the Effectiveness of Diet Pills

One of the things that is always on my mind is that I need to lose some weight.  Don’t get me wrong, I am not that much overweight, but I’ve never been a fan of carrying around extra baggage, so I try when I can to keep my weight under control.

So, I have had a vested interest in diet pills since they help to keep your weight under control without having to spend a lot of time exercising.  I have been pouring over diet pill reviews for months, trying to find the perfect one for me.

I have nothing to report yet, but I think that I am getting close to finding something that will work perfectly for me – keeping the weight off will make me happy.

Posted by Melissa Jones - September 28, 2010 at 9:57 am

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Buying a New Fifth Wheel

One of the things that I love to do is travel.  But since I am not as young as I used to be, traveling has become a little more difficult.  We used to like to go tenting, but it is hard for me to sleep on the ground.

So, we have decided that we are going to buy a fifth wheel and take it with us on our travels.  We are looking at the used market, but we want to make sure that there is still some remainder left on the 5th wheel warranty – I would hate to run into any problems.

Wish us luck!

Posted by Melissa Jones - September 26, 2010 at 1:04 pm

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Are People Becoming Less Sociable Because Of Mobile Phones

Those of us who can remember the time before mobile phones became really popular may feel that these devices have made people less sociable. There once was a time when friends went out together and actually listened to each other. But today, when people go out they are only really half listening to each other because they are usually too busy looking at some application on their phone or else they are busy texting someone. When you are trying to have a conversation with someone, it can be very annoying to have them constantly stopping to take a call or to read a text. It means that conversations can't really get going and so tend to be just superficial.

 

In fact it is highly likely that there are a lot of people these days who have never even had a proper conversation with a real live human being. Even though we communicate with each other a lot more these days do we say anything of meaning. The fact that we spend so much time leaving comments on Facebook, emailing each other or sending texts means that we never have enough time to get into a deep conversation with anyone. In fact some of us have actually started to speak to each other in much the same way as we would on Twitter; short and shallow.

 

It is actually diificult to picture what way things will head. Maybe eventually we will stop communicating verbally altogether and just text each other. It's already happened and you frequently see people texting each other even though they are staying in the same room. It seems a shame that the mobile phone which was supposed to make us all feel a bit closer to each other has had the opposite effect on a number of people. It sometimes feels that nobody really is listening to anyone and we are all just thinking about what we are going to write on our next text. We send out a lot of information but unfortunately very little of it actually comes back to us because we just don't listen.

 

Memory card readers are used in many products today. 4GB Micro SD cards can give you a great example of a memory card. One more that you could find on your travels is the compact flash.

Posted by stevenlocke - September 25, 2010 at 10:15 pm

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Trying to Follow Instructions

After a little hiccup with my computer, I found myself with a big problem on my hands – a virus.  It is partially my fault as I let my little brother use the computer, and he has never really been very responsible, so I am sure he went somewhere he shouldn’t.

My antivirus software was able to find the problem but not deal with it.  All it gave me was a link that said click here, so I did.

I was greeted with a page full of just about fourteen steps with pictures.  Though they were informative, I would be lying if I said that it was easy – it was not.

Who knew that it would be so hard to follow instructions.

Posted by Melissa Jones - September 18, 2010 at 11:03 pm

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Reading a Magazine for a Break

It seems that I haven’t had a lot of time to do much for relaxation lately.  I don’t know what it is, but it seems that each time I try to take a break, something else usually comes up.

But for whatever reason (we’ll say thanks to the stars) I seemed to have some free time today with no interruptions.  I was able to read one of the magazines that I subscribe to, read a review of one of the best acne product that just came out, and even had time to have a long bath.

All in all, it was a great day.

Posted by Melissa Jones - September 18, 2010 at 1:58 am

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