North Face Overhaul 40L Review

North Face Overhaul 40L Review

Personal Rating Overall: 5/5 Was I paid for this review: …I wish Year Purchased: 2017 Used For: Business Travel, Everyday carry When I travel with my family and need to carry extra diapers, food, or additional gear this is my go-to bag. I often use it to travel locally and generally throw it around when my laptop is not in there. My laptop is easily protected, and the side pocket fits my charger with the rest of the cord tucked into…

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Paris : Week 1

Paris : Week 1

Day one: Travel and arrival No matter how much we travel, plan, or repack TSA will always find a way to make life difficult. We also learned a few new things about flying Norwegian. With most airlines, you either love or hate their service. Most of this, I believe, is more dependent upon staff and first-time interactions over general practices. No one can deny Norwegian air is cheap to fly. We picked up round-trip tickets from Orlando to Paris, nonstop…

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Moving into Portrait Graphic Design

Moving into Portrait Graphic Design

It took some convening, but my wife and some other people suggested I go into digital portraits for customers who might want a picture of themselves, their loved ones, or even the family pet. Truth is I can and have done many portraits but all of them are for my family, and gifts to loved ones. However, I crunched the numbers and decided to open an Etsy Shop, and a Facebook store, with the condition that my wife run both…

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God, Words, and Chocolate Milk

God, Words, and Chocolate Milk

Overview If you have said things you shouldn’t have… join the club. If you have misrepresented yourself, your friends, family, race, nation, or God… you’re not alone. Below we will discussion why words matter and why simply faking kindness wouldn’t work. The Verse “8 But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. 9 Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of…

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Budget Hotels in Thailand, what to expect. 

Budget Hotels in Thailand, what to expect. 

Coming from the United States, I consider anything under $30 a budget hotel. As even the motels that are usually advertised as $30 in America end up around $60 after taxes and fees depending on your location. The first rule of budget hotels is that you cannot have it all. Something just isn’t going to work, and if it does it barely works. Here is a list of basic stuff I want in a hotel – Hot Water Almost every…

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Why paid advertising probably isn’t for you

Why paid advertising probably isn’t for you

Ever heard the term “why buy the cow when the milk is free”? Well most people will not believe me, nor do they want to hear it, but the saying holds true with much of the advertising and marketing world. By the way were talking about digital advertising here. I mean really when was last time you were scrolling through your Facebook and you say “oh I think I click on one of these annoying ads on the left or…

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Visiting the Chiang Mai Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Visiting the Chiang Mai Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Quick Knowledge: Chiang Mai is a city located at the northern region of Thailand and is where the last Train Station stop. This means that if you plan on going any further north you had better choose an alternate method of transportation. While the actual Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is located in mountain area of Chiang Rai (which is further north of Chiang Mai), the head quarters where tourist typically sign up for the is located in Chiang Mai. Tips: –…

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Fix Elementary OS Calendar Sync Issue With Google Calendar

Fix Elementary OS Calendar Sync Issue With Google Calendar

So you want to sync your default Calendar that comes with your Linux Elementary OS, but every time you put in your information, nothing happens. If you are like me you probably just put it in wrong. You put YourEmailName@gmail.com Instead of YourEmailName Basically if you add the whole email including the @gmail.com at the end. It simply will not work. Look it works!

Sep 2016 – Update

Sep 2016 – Update

Well, this month has really flown by to say the least. We managed to visit a couple countries and territories, sold our old house, we also became completely debt free, joined a new church, taken on new clients, and taken on new projects around the Freedom House. Our house, while livable at the moment, is not pretty. It is, however, fully paid for and has been a great learning experience in the DIY category of life. Below is me volunteering…

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We’re Debt Free

We’re Debt Free

This actually happened a couple of days ago. It was on Sep 16th, 2016…. that my family and I became officially debt free. It was not an easy road, and was not as difficult as staying in debt another 25 years of paying our mortgage. It was definitely God lead, inspired, and helped. How we did it – First, my wife and I talked about our goals together. – Then we made a life choice to never live above our…

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