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Scheduling Random Drug Tests

For the last three years, our organization has done drug testing on our employees.  Due to the nature of the work that we do, it is important that none of our employees are under the influence of drugs as every member on our team helps to ensure the safety of their coworkers. It has helped …

One Week of Beautiful Sleep

My life is busy.  There is never enough time in the day to get everything done, so I usually eat into what time I have to sleep to maximize every minute out of the day.  This means that every moment that I spend sleeping on my pillow is precious. I need to make every moment …

Gaming on a Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

For years I have used wired keyboards and mice with my computer for gaming, but after buying a new desk, I decided that it was time for a change.  You see, there wasn’t really any good way of running wires from my desktop computer to my new desk as the computer was going to sit …

Standing Out from the Crowd

For years I have been wearing the same type of clothing bought from big box stores.  If you look in our community, most people here wear the same set of clothing bought from the same stores.  I didn’t notice this until recently, and it made me keenly aware of one thing: I don’t want to …

Looked at New Windows this Weekend

It is hard to believe that the weekend is over already – I managed to get a lot accomplished.  From putting the first coat of stain on my deck to getting my backyard shed organized, I was really able to get a lot done.  In fact, I would have to say that this weekend was …

Getting my First DNA Test

For the last few months I have been reading about the areas of your life where genetics play a role.  Most of us would look at the basics when it comes to the effects of your genetics on your life including your appearance and what diseases and conditions that you might be more likely to …

Heading to Brazil to Watch the Olympics

When I decided that this year would be the year for me to travel, I had no plans to travel to Rio for the Olympics.  But I decided that I would take advantage of every opportunity that came my way, and so I found myself with a chance to see this summer’s games. But I …