Gary Weeden

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.


Gary Weeden
The Pains of Aging Less Gracefully

Since turning 30 in March, I have been contemplating what it means to age. When you’re a kid and you reach your teens years, it has no meaning and doesn’t have much of an impact beyond the process of going through puberty and gaining new ‘rights’ for becoming older. It’s like a reward to have your birthday as each year brings you closer to finally achieving that glorious ’18’ which is accompanied by the freedom to do as you will. That’s all gone now. Now I’m concerned about aging and after hiring a care giver from carersinthehome.co.uk for my own aging mother, I’ve realized I have taken so much for granted.

I don’t want to do that anymore. I don’t want to live a life where I do not value every moment. It’s all so very precious and so very limited. As we grow older our bodies begin to betray us to the ravages of time. It has been incredibly painful watching my mother have to go through this as she has become more easily ill and far more frail than she once had. To see her become vulnerable due to her age is nothing short of heartbreaking for me and I know it must be so very hard for her.

She has always been a vain, proud woman. These traits have naturally given rise to an extreme stubbornness which resulted in having to practically beg her to understand her need for a care giver. She definitely has no desire and will absolutely refuse the idea of going into a retirement home so this was clearly the next best course of action for her. I wish I could do more to make her life easier there is just nothing that I am able to do due to the demands of work and my own life.


November 4, 2014, Writing
Botox: More Than Just Anti-aging

... Photography: Young beautiful model injecting a cosmetic treatmentIt seems like by now that everyone has heard of Botox treatments and has some idea of how and why they are used, but it is actually a pretty complex category. The most common scenarios generally involve anti-aging applications, as it seems to be a popular way for people to try and reduce the look of lines or wrinkles on the face. Yet Botox can be used for everything from migraines to sweat issues in some cases, it is truly a valuable treatment. The problem is that it often takes repeat applications, so botox prices can be extremely important for customers.

The real catch is finding the balance, as you do not want to sacrifice quality and reliability in exchange for lower prices.


April 2, 2014, Writing
Best Flavors for Eshisha Products

Eshish Electronic Shisha Pen Cigarette 500. Grape Flavour 5 PackI would like to start to look into what eshisha is in the near future, to see if it is a product that I would enjoy. I have been using a electronic cigarette for awhile, and I think that it is an improvement over using a more traditional cigarette. It just doesn’t quite taste very good to me, and I want to look into other options for flavoring. I guess that I am going to try to find out information about electronic shisha, which is a product that I just recently heard about, and I do not know much about it.

I would have to guess that it is a liquid for an electronic cigarette that is supposed to mimic the taste of shisha that is used in hookah. If so, then I would definitely be interested in giving it shot. Back when I went to the University, I used to frequent a small hookah shop that was located close to campus. It was a cool place to hang out, and I really learned to enjoy the taste of shisha.


March 9, 2014, Writing
Working on a Planned Neighborhood

CCTV installation diagramMike and I are working in a large planned community and it is likely that we shall be doing it for a good long time. I have no real clue how much work there is, because so far we ae only involved in a rather small part of the job. The main thing we are doing is installing the cameras for the cctv systems here. They have a network of them and they are all linked to a couple of little kiosks where they have a security guards. These are located at the two entrances to the place, which are behind gates of course. So you always have to show that you belong there even when you are working there and you just came in about fifteen minutes before. That is a bit of a hassle obviously, so we prefer to go in and out as little as we have to in all honesty.

When the cctv system is installed we shall be working on the individual houses I am told, but I am not sure how that will work. So you will have one very large security network for the entire community and then every house shall have it’s own alarm and security system to alert if there is some person breaking into the house. Obviously you could have kids from inside the neighborhood involved in some sort of mischief and it would be easier for them to do it than any person from the outside. Of course the big thing is making it tougher on any person with bad intentions. If you were a very clever criminal, then I suppose you might not be too bothered by any of that stuff. Most of them are going to find some place which is a much easier target for crime.


March 8, 2014, Writing
The Perfect Necklace for My Gram

When my mum told me that she wanted to have a surprise party for my grandmother, I was excited. She is turning 80 years old in a couple of months, and that was a great reason to have a party to celebrate her many years here on earth. I wanted to get her a really special gift. Normally, I have trouble picking out presents for people, but my gram is different. We both really enjoy vintage jewellery, and I had been looking at some necklaces that I liked a good bit.

I found them on one of my favorite vintage sites for jewellery, and I have bought several pieces from them in the past. The pieces are not only top quality but they are also simply stunning. I knew that I wanted to get my gram a necklace from there, and my only problem was narrowing it down to which one she would like the best. Since she is the one who introduced me to this kind of jewellery, we have extremely similar tastes. I knew that if I liked something, she would more than likely like it as well.

I looked through the different pieces, and I finally settled on a silver hummingbird necklace. My gram has always liked hummingbirds, and this particular piece also comes with a pearl, her other passion when it comes to jewellery. The charm comes on a sterling silver necklace, which she also prefers to gold. It even comes gift wrapped in a black box, so all I will need to do is put a bow on it. I am really excited about giving it to her, because it means I can wear the one I got for myself then too. I couldn’t resist getting one of my own, but I can’t wear it until she gets hers!


February 26, 2014, Writing
I Wanted a New Website

Reebok - eCommerce SiteI had a professional company design my website, but I was not happy with it. I looked at other sites, and I knew that I had not gotten my money’s worth. I chalked it up to a bad decision on my part, and I knew I would not make that mistake again. I wanted to find a new web design company, but I was not going to go with the first one that caught my eye. I looked at quite a few, but I kept going back to one in particular.

There were a lot of reasons why I really liked this company. The main reason was because the websites they have on their page all look great. The best way to show the public that you are the right one for the job is to create a product that everyone is going to like. I clicked through every one of the samples they had shown on their home page, and I liked quite a few of them. I also liked how they didn’t have any of the sites cluttered.


February 15, 2014, Writing
Started at My New Position Yesterday

seat Limo - Limo in Toronto limousine services - Find the Lowest Limo ...At first I was thinking that I was getting a promotion, but it is not so sure now. I am pretty much a babysitter for the boss’ youngest son it seems and the guy is really green. My old supervisor sat me down and told me that he wanted me to make sure that this young guy did not make any big mistakes. Apparently he had been upstairs talking to the big boss man, or more likely down to the exec limousine service in toronto. That is where you find the boss a lot of the time. He has a number of companies, some of them with partners and some where he is completely in charge.


December 30, 2013, Writing
Beginning of the Year Banquet

Toronto Airport Taxi | Airport Limo TorontoThere’s a student organization that has a banquet at the beginning of every year. Lots of people attend the banquet, and they have a lot of performances and various things to keep people entertained. A friend of mine asked me if I was going to go, and I told him I would think about it. I never went before, but I heard that it’s great, and I want to see what it’s like for once. I’ll have to call a limo service and rent a ride to the banquet, so I can show up in style.

I need to get a new suit for the banquet. I haven’t worn my old suit in quite a while, and when I tried it on the other day, and the sleeves were too short and the pants were too high. I guess I had a growth spurt since I last wore it.


December 30, 2013, Writing
Is a Short Sale a Good Idea?

My mom and dad were thinking about buying a new house and I told them that they should go and get something smaller, they started to look with a real estate agent and they noticed that the price of homes was really starting to go up in the area that they were looking to buy. They found a red deer mls that was actually a short sale and then they called and asked me if they were looking at a short sale, if it was a good idea or not. I did not think that it was a good idea for them to count it out as these could be really good deals. The thing about a short sale is that you are buying the house as is, as it is a foreclosure or a place where a person could no longer afford to buy a house and they had to leave.

Most of the people that they talked to said that they were going to actually tell them to go for it. My parents own their house, they have no mortgage so it is not like they are going to be hurting for money when they have to buy their house. They can sell their house in their own time because when you go and put a bid on a house that is a short sale it takes a while for the bank to mull over your offer. Some banks have so many short sale homes on their books that it can take a long time for someone that has to go over the deal to finally read it. I am thinking that since there are so many good deals in this area, that it would be good for me to look and find a short sale for my family.


November 28, 2013, Writing
Cyber Monday is Far Superior

Cyber Monday Movie Deals 2013 | Cyber Monday Deals 2013If you are looking for the best cyber monday deals 2013 than there is only one site to go to. Finding it can be quite difficult but once you do you are in luck because they have all of the up to date information on cyber monday and even have an app that allows you to make out your individualized plan. Cyber monday is a big thing for us computer users, some might even say that it is bigger than black friday. We get almost everything that you do without having to leave the comfortness of our homes. It is one of the best things in the world.


November 19, 2013, Writing
Cheapest Car Insurance Rates Online

You Really Can Find Cheap Auto Insurance Quotes And Here’s How…I am in the process of moving out of my parents’ house right now, because I have finally found a pretty good job, and they only wanted me to stay here until such a time as I was able to find a good job. I am going to have to start paying for all of my bills on my own now, since I have a job; previously, my parents were helping me out a bit with my expenses. I need to find some cheap car insurance, because the main bill that my parents were previously paying of mine, was my car insurance policy.

I think I have another week or somethign close to that, before the current car insurance policy on my vehicle expires.


October 13, 2013, Writing
I Was Finally Able to Stop Eating So Much

Facts About Garcinia Cambogia Extracts | Garcinia Cambogia ReviewsI used to have a problem with my weight. I wasn’t obese, but I still couldn’t manage to lose the 20 extra pounds that I had been carrying since I was just a teenager. I tried every fad diet in the book, and quite a few that weren’t! Nothing I tried seemed to help, which is why I almost ignored an email my friend sent me about garcinia cambogia extract from natural nutrition labs. I knew that she would never send me something that she didn’t have complete faith in though, so I decided to see what it was about.

The more I read about it, the more I realized that this was something that I needed to have as part of my daily routine.


September 30, 2013, Writing
Ads Used on Social Media Are Effective

NetQuote Review - Insurance Leads GuideI noticed that every time I sign on to my social networking page, there are always many different ads that always seem to know what pages on the internet I visit and often view. It kind of scared me to think that there were so many different tracking programs that were able to see where I had been the day before. I was looking for cheap car insurance one day and the next day I noticed that I had every single ad that was on my social media page had something to do with the insurance companies that were selling car insurance. I was hoping that I would be able to eliminate these tracking programs that were spying on me. Privacy is very important to me, both in my real life and online.


August 4, 2013, Writing