September 2016

How close to reality is reality TV? I got to experience that this week as our episode of Below Deck aired on the Bravo TV network. The title of this blog post says recap, but it’ll be more of a “what they showed vs. what really happened” post. There are recaps all over the net if you want to read them. For those who don’t know, Below Deck is an American reality television series. The show chronicles the lives of the crew members who work and reside aboard a mega-yacht during charter season. It shows the crew as they deal with their personal issues in order to make...
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It is normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs a day. If you are losing more hair, you might be experiencing hair loss. Excessive hair loss, or alopecia, happens when your cycle of hair growth and shedding is disrupted or your hair follicle is destroyed and replaced with scar tissue. Hair loss can affect your scalp or entire body. You can lose hair due to heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions, or medications. Men, women, and children all can experience hair loss.[1] By taking medications and making lifestyle changes, however, it is possible to counteract hair loss. EditSteps EditPreventing...
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Using technology has become a necessity for many people today, and children are usually more than eager to play on phones, tablets, or gaming platforms. Unrestricted and unguided use of technology can be a real problem. Children need boundaries, appropriate material, guidance on internet etiquette and manners to guide them, and above all, monitoring. EditSteps EditBefore Setting Rules on Tech Access Consider your goals for technology use. As an adult, you have the responsibility of guiding your children on technology use. But consider why before setting up rules. Balancing real life and...
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Hello and welcome to yes another weekend roundup read! WordPress tells me this is number 41: what a lot of ground we’ve covered this year! Plenty of these articles made me ponder the state of affairs (and my blog) more than they did teach me how to blog better – but I think some re-evaluation from time to time is a good thing. No point flogging a dead horse, as they say! I hope they help you similarly reflect on where you are and where you’re going. Social Media is Not a Strategy | Art +  Marketing Gosh this one made me think. We do get told that we all start on social...
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Epoxy is a permanent adhesive used on many types of surfaces, from plastic to metal. Once epoxy has hardened, removing it can be tricky. Epoxy starts in a liquid state. As it is mixed, the substance temperature heats up until it starts to cool off and harden. You can remove epoxy by getting it back to a liquid, or at least gel-like, state so that you can scrape it from the surface. Removing epoxy can be accomplished relatively easily, as long as you take the proper safety precautions and are patient. EditSteps EditUsing Heat to Remove Epoxy Put on gloves and goggles. When heating epoxy,...
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