Mick's blog

Ways To Avoid Back Pain From Sitting Too Long

  • Posted on: 18 February 2017
  • By: Mick

There are several pointers, tips, and tricks to sitting comfortably in a chair. Comfortably means no back pain, no matter how long you sit (as long as you get up occasionally to use the facilities or get a drink). Elbow, calf, and thigh measure are all a part of it. As well as having an armrest on your chair, resting your eye level, and having some lower back support. Sitting in the same position for an extended period of time is bad for your back, even if you follow all the rules of proper posture. So make sure you at least get up to stretch every once in awhile.

It’s been a while since our last update

  • Posted on: 15 January 2017
  • By: Mick

It’s been quite busy over the past few weeks with lots happening! The house is really starting to take shape which is both exciting and infinitely frustrating at the same time. We can imagine what it will be like but it’s still at least about 6-8 weeks before everything will be done and we can move in and we just want to be able to get stuck in and get on with things – also we’re a bit tired of living in an apartment!

We really wanted a big skylight over the main kitchen island but when we looked at the spacing of the struts in the roof we weren’t sure it would fit.

The Smartest Dog You Will Ever Meet

  • Posted on: 26 December 2016
  • By: Mick

Bred to be a working dog. Trained to be a working dog. And all of his life he’s been…you guessed it…a working dog.

Don’t worry, he enjoys it. Really. He is up early every morning running back and forth to the car checking that Matt hasn’t left without him. He is always eager, easily bored, and often lets Matt know when its time to get off the couch and down to the farm.

Because Matt works two jobs, when he is not headed down to the farm, Jim used to be tied up in the kennel. And he would be bored, very bored.

Then I came along.

Missed A Day

  • Posted on: 3 November 2016
  • By: Mick

Guys,Sorry for the lack of weblog yesterday, I was so tired when I got home and figured I’d catch up this morning as an alternative. Nicely yesterday we visited a Tibetan school in the morning and the River Water Projects in the afternoon. The Tibetan school was eye opening in that it created me understand the situations people have been in after the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan. This school was a boarding school for youngsters that lost their houses in the occasion.

Tankless Water Heaters: We Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

  • Posted on: 29 June 2016
  • By: Mick

Hey guys, sorry for not being here a lot, I've honestly took a vacation with my family in the last two weeks. I am building a summer house to my design because of the new hobby. I’d never made anything larger than a kitchen seat before, so I am really proud of this. I guess it will spend whole summer days in my workshop. I all get into situations where my things go quickly, but the workshop is on fire because the space is limited so I was advised to have a water heater installed outside of the workspace (near my bathroom so I can use them in cold days as well).

Seriously, Fucking Pimples!

  • Posted on: 10 April 2016
  • By: Mick

People often say that having pimples is no big deal, but that’s far from true. There are no words to express the anger for this ugly fucking problem. I started getting pimple when I was in highschool and they won’t go away even I have tried every god damn topical I can get my hands. Sometimes, I hate my face so much! I lose confidence with all the acne scars that completely drained my self-esteem and my life and my future.

Say No To Varicose Veins In this Summer!

  • Posted on: 5 April 2016
  • By: Mick

I have had bad varicose veins since I was 18 and I really hate the large, swollen blood vessels found predominantly in the legs. You guys are very lucky without varicose veins! I have had mine removed three times, and yes new ones pop up...and out! If you like me, one of the unlucky 55 percent of women in the United States who suffer from varicose veins, then simply following these ideas to prevent varicose veins, it will also make you feel healthier in general.

Statement Gold with BaubleBar

  • Posted on: 15 March 2016
  • By: Mick

I know that pretty much everyone in North America has heard of BaubleBar, but when I mention it to friends here I pretty much always get blank looks. I’ve been obsessed with BaubleBar since it launched a few years ago, but because they never had international shipping (even to Canada) it just made it far to difficult to get my paws on their amazing (and massively affordable) jewellery. It was a real shame, that’s the truth.

I Wish I’d Known…

  • Posted on: 7 March 2016
  • By: Mick

Although I’d held a few jobs throughout and prior to my university studies, I had this illusion of what the working world would be like once I entered it permanently. I imagined myself an uber stylish business woman (well-fitting blazers and pencil skirts a necessity, obviously) running from meeting to meeting, working long hours, and finally getting to use all that knowledge I (partially) retained from university. I imagined it would be the ultimate payoff after years of memorisation and homework. But the reality of the working world was a little bit less than what I was expecting.