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How To Read House Plans

Maybe you’re looking for a job in a real estate office or as an assistant with a construction company. Or it could be that you have taken a job at a local builders supply and will be doing material take offs. These are just a few of the jobs where you need to have a • Read More »


Let’s Get Personal With Predictive Analytics

Marketing is all about showing why consumers need your product. But it certainly includes some element of prediction – what do people want or need and how can it be related to your product? This is called predictive analytics – the skill of scrutinizing data and using the information to work out what customers want, • Read More »



Turning A Barn Into A Home

In late 2000, I bought a piece of property that was used as a farm for the past three generations for horses and tobacco. And even though just under six acres, was one of the prettiest pieces of land you ever laid eyes on. One half of the property is wooded and the remainder is • Read More »


Bird Hunting Dogs

Bird dogs, with rare exceptions, are the best natured dogs in the world. They’re as affectionate as they can be, and not mean natured at all. To me, a handsome pointer or setter is one of the finest dogs in the world. Not only are they a beautiful animal, but undeniably one of the prettiest • Read More »


Building Birdhouses

Nesting boxes for the smaller birds should be made with entrances so small that gray squirrels can’t get in. Sparrows may be kept out of the wrens‘ nesting boxes by making the entrance not over one inch in diameter. They may be discouraged from building in other nesting boxes by taking the eggs, which involves • Read More »


It’s Impossible to Out-Sin God’s Grace

Nothing you have ever done is bad enough to not be forgiven by God. We’re so used to not measuring up to peoples’ standards we think God’s the same. He’s not. God’s unconditional love is so profound it is impossible to fully comprehend it. Nothing we will ever do, now or in the future, will • Read More »


Online Christian Charity – What To Do And What Not To Do

There are many folks out there who are really in need. We have to realize this. For a Christian to practice the love of the Savior, Jesus Christ, we must understand this: James 1:27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and • Read More »


I’m Fine, But They Need Help

Every week we receive at least one call from someone who wants me to help their friend, partner or relative. They are surprised when we explain that there are certain things that are important: 1. The other person has to be willing. Unfortunately, no matter how dysfunctional we think that a person or situation is, • Read More »


Opening a Drafting Service

After receiving the necessary education from either a good technical school or from apprenticing under a professional drafter, architect, or engineer, many people venture out to open their own drafting office. Make sure though that you do have enough training and experience to venture out on your own. Drafting is a highly specialized field, which • Read More »