Getting Settled into Our New Apartment

Starting over is never easy. I know this from experience because I have done it twice in my life. I was about to embark upon it for the third time, but I vowed to make this time different. I was older and wiser, plus I had experience under my belt to know how to make this new transition the easiest one yet. The first thing I had to deal with was finding a new place to live. I did a search online for 2 bedroom apartments in Forest VA because I knew that this could take minutes or even weeks to find an apartment that is perfect for my daughter and myself.

Thankfully, this one just took minutes because there are really nice complexes in the area where we are moving to. I suspected that something like this might happen again, so I had been saving five percent of my pay in a secret account for years, so I had a comfortable nest egg to rely on until we both got back on our feet. Like I said, this was not the first time I had to start over. Read the rest of this entry »

The Family Business Stays Cool and Hot

I am a HVAC technician and I am proud of my work. I feel that is more of a career than a job. My father always to choose a career that I have a passion for and do it proudly. I work for my family business. We specialize in hvac repair in NYC. We have an eclectic mix of customers. My service is to provide them with cool air in the summer and heat in the winter. I install quality units onto houses, apartments, and buildings. I know that my father and grandfather are proud of the quality work that I am doing.

Our family business started thirty years ago. My father and his father stared the business. They were mechanical engineers and properly trained as HVAC repairmen. They were at the top of their classes. They always preached to me the importance of education. They only had a few customers at first, but they continued to work hard. Eventually, people all over city would hire them for repairs. Read the rest of this entry »

Finding the Best Apartment for Our Family

My husband was told that his contract was going to expire at the end of last year, so he sent out his resume to several other companies. One in Corpus Christi gave him an offer that was too good for us to refuse, so we knew that we were going to move there. We did not have a lot of time though, so I went online to look at apartments in Corpus Christi. There are so many things that can be done online now, and I was hoping that arranging for an apartment several states away was one of them.

The first complex I looked at was San Marin Apartments. Read the rest of this entry »