Helping a Friend Find a New Place Turned into Something Bigger

I’ve had the opportunity to meet some really good people through my church. I’ve met quite a few who have become good friends, and there are always new people joining, too. One of these people turned out to be someone who I would begin dating, and now we’re going to get married. It all started when I learned that she needed help looking for apartments in Bluffdale Ut ah because she was having a tough time in the relationship and situation that she was in. I never imagined that it would turn into such a positive thing for me to help out.

It all started when a new woman came to our bible study group that we have every Wednesday night. She was polite and friendly, and everyone liked her. We all knew that she was living with someone, but we did not know right away that she was in an abusive relationship with the guy she was living with. One day, she burst out crying while reading a bible passage. A friend took her aside to talk to her and learned of the woman’s situation at home. She needed a new place to stay, but that is hard to do when you have two children and a full-time job. I learned of the situation and told her that I knew of a place she could move to because my buddy owned the building. I helped her to get a place there.

About six months after this woman moved in, I sought her out to talk to her and see how she was doing. She seemed so much happier. Our conversation grew, and I ended up asking her out for a cup of coffee. We began dating right after that. She’s really a great person, and I don’t know how anyone else could have treated her poorly. I even love her two daughters, too.

All Part of a Grand Design

In less than a week, my t-shirt line will be launching at every major clothing store and I’ll see how well they will do. I have a background as an artist, and I always thought it would be cool to have my designs on clothing. With the help of a friend, Discover A Lot More

A New Roof for My Mom

When my mom decided to have a new roof put on her house, I was surprised with the price she told me she was quoted. I don’t know much about roofing. Actually, I don’t know anything at all about it. Still, I knew that no reputable and professional roofing Discover A Lot More

Speeding Up Websites with Better Php Development

Some of the most visited websites are based on an open source content management system. It is always being developed and further secured. It has many plugins available for it, and most businesses have their own themes and plugins written for it. People visiting the websites cannot even tell the engine under the hood that is powering the site. However, even though it is very popular and very reliable, there are tweaks that we needed to do for our high-traffic website. We consulted a php development company to help us to get our site to run a little faster with all of the plugins we had running.

Plugins are things that do anything from run ecommerce to displaying ads. We run several that have been custom made just for our business. That is part of the beauty of open source in that you can do a whole lot of customization. However, tracking down some slow downs in the code that was interfering with the experience our customers were having at our website was not so easy. That is why we turned it over to some experts who could look at our php development to find the ways things could be sped up.

It is funny how that just a second our two can cause you to lose visitors to your website. People are impatient. If the loading problem is on your end, you should do what you need to do to fix it. Not all speed problems with domains loading can be blamed on server response times. The company we was working with actually has a track record of speeding up websites while moving them to smaller servers. With the open source code, there can be issues in a process that might not be noticed. Getting some fresh eyes on our domain helped make it fast again.

Over the Years We Went from an Antenna to Cable to DirecTV

We have lived here in this community for 40 years. When we first built our house here we added a TV antenna to the chimney. We could pull in two channels kind of clear, and a third one would come in kind of fuzzy. All the neighbors had antennas too. Then we got cable after watching the cable trucks string the main lines one spring. Our antenna finally came down and so did the ones at the neighbors. Then a neighbor a few years ago told me to get DirecTV today because it had more channels for a better price. I was open to the idea. My wife and I like our TV watching time together in the evenings, so a small dish went up on the roof.

We get comfortable on the couch after our evening walk around our neighborhood, and we have a snack and watch our favorite shows and movies. The last few years have presented a problem for us with cable. We have up to four favorite shows that need to record at the same time on the same evening. The cable system still could not handle that but the new DirecTV could. We upgraded our DirecTV equipment to take advantage of the new stuff that was available. Our old receiver box was getting kind of old.

We were amazed at what satellite offered us with the old receiver box, and were equally amazed at what we were getting with the new system. The nice thing is that with our service agreement we had we were eligible for the upgrade. We just kept putting off taking advantage of it. Us older folks take our time with decisions. Our TV watching time is now all that much better. We never miss any episodes of our favorite shows. The new DVR is capable of recording a lot more hours of HD programming too.