My friends and I decided to head out toward Sandstone Falls in Summers County, WV to find a place to swim. We found a nice, secluded spot next to the river. But naturally, we weren’t alone. There were a few bugs running around. This is West Virginia, it happens. 🙂 According to my friend who… Read More Swimming At Sandstone Falls…And A Spider Attack!
It’s getting close to that time of year again. What am I talking about? Mother’s Day, of course. Now, I don’t know about you, but I kind of suck at buying gifts for people. I always worry about what to buy and I’m really bad for waiting until the last minute to get a… Read More Amazing Gifts For Amazing Mothers At My Gift Stop: Plus A Chance To Win $300 Gift Card
I thought I’d look through my calendar and see how my year went. In 2017 I did some new things that I had never done before and overall it was a really great year. Blood Donation During April I donated blood for the first time. You would think that since I’ve worked in the medical field… Read More End Of Year Review 2017
So this year I decided to make some extra money by becoming a Bell Ringer for the Salvation Army. There are a lot of people that volunteer to do it, but you can also get paid minimum wage for doing it as well. It varies depending on the region you work in, but in my… Read More My Experience As A Salvation Army Bell Ringer
“Gloomy Sunday” which is also known as the “Hungarian Suicide Song” was written in 1933 and according to legend, caused several (possibly up to 200) people to commit suicide. But how much of this is fact and how much is fiction? Gloomy Sunday “Gloomy Sunday” was originally composed by a Hungarian pianist named Rezso Seress.… Read More The Truth About “Gloomy Sunday”
Obviously, you can’t force anyone to do something against their will (and you shouldn’t try to anyway) but people are highly impressionable. There are several subtle things you can do to help influence someone’s behavior. The Benjamin Franklin Effect I actually mentioned this briefly in another article about whether or not you can make someone… Read More 5 Psychology Hacks For Influencing People
My friends and I recently went to Fort Chiswell Animal Park in Wytheville, Virginia. It was a lot of fun and you can see animals from 6 different continents. There is a petting zoo where you can interact with the smaller animals. And every hour they take people on a bus to see the larger… Read More Fort Chiswell Animal Park, Wytheville, Virginia
Have you ever seen a couple that seems completely mismatched? But for whatever reason, they seem to be really in love? Can You Make Someone Fall In Love With You? Maybe. Well, you can’t truly force someone to love you or be attracted to you. But apparently, there are a few things you can do… Read More Can You Make Someone Fall In Love?
If you wear glasses then you know how expensive they can be. Unfortunately, most insurance plans don’t cover vision and although you can usually find some decent eyeglasses for an okay price on sites like ZenniOptical, some people may not even be able to afford that. Fortunately, if you are really in a bind there… Read More Free Eyeglasses and How to Get Them