The days are long and bright, the skies are blue, and you’re just itching to get out of the office every day. You’ve got a restlessness to go on adventures, eat new foods, try new things, and meet new people. It’s summer in Canada and Canadians are feeling the spirit of endless days and excitement, the carefree kind of lifestyle you get to enjoy when you don’t have to throw a parka on every time you go outside. Summer in Canada can be intoxicating and it’s a great time to try out something new. Lately, you’ve probably heard about the axe throwing phenomenon, whether you’ve been invited or just read about it in any number of papers or blogs across the country. Axe throwing is quickly turning into Canada’s new favourite sport; it may never upset hockey, but for adults who just want to
If you ever find yourself being flagged down by the police to pull over, you better just pull over. The last thing you want is to drum up any more suspicion from the police, when they already want to talk to you. It might be that you are scared, or that you actually have something in the car that you don’t want the police to find. Whatever the reason, making the decision to not pull over is a bad one. Cooperation is key when it comes to being flagged down by a police officer. Different counties, towns, states, and provinces have different rules about how much trouble you can get it in if fail to obey a police officer, but the bottom line is: the outcome is never as good as it could have been if you had just pulled over. What Kind of Penalties are Possible Depending on where you l
Everyone can be a boss, but not everyone can be THE boss—that is, the leader that every employee wants to work for. In order for a business to succeed, the team must be cohesive in working towards the bigger goal, but this doesn’t come too easy when the team is led by an ineffective leader who couldn’t even gain his members’ trust. Being the better boss doesn’t mean you only need to be the only one motivated to work; it also means setting a good example and inspiration to your team members. If that seems like a whole other burden to figure out, here are important tips to ensure that you are being the better boss that the company needs. Establish a healthy communication. To establish authority, a lot of employers or managers make the mistake of limiting their communication wit
I remember when I was growing up and I heard my mother say “I have to call my lawyer” for the first time. I remember thinking it was so odd that she “had” a lawyer. What did she need a lawyer for? Then when I was older, the first time someone asked me who my lawyer was, I was instantly transported back to that moment in the kitchen as a child wondering why I needed a lawyer. Then, I quickly realized everyone needs a lawyer on tap, for a plethora of reasons. It’s important to choose a lawyer or a law firm that you are comfortable with, and not just because they are in close proximity to you. Ask the law firm how long they have been in business. It’s important to know what kind of experience you are getting when you come into a relationship with a lawyer. Of course, you don’t have to
Caring for a pool can take time and effort. If you don't maintain the pool, then it will quickly deteriorate, costing a significant amount of money to get it back to a condition where you can swim again. There are a few maintenance tips that you can try, some that you might not be aware of, to keep the water and the exterior of the pool in the best condition possible. Skim The Water Before you get in the pool, you need to skim the water. This practice should be a part of your daily life, especially if you live in an area that has a lot of trees. A vacuum is ideal to have so that you can clean the bottom of the pool and the sides as well, but many vacuums can cost a good bit of money. Make sure the filter stays clean and doesn't get clogged as this can prevent water from flowing a...
While you do enjoy occasionally browsing the local shops for wine, there are times when another approach works best. How do you like the idea of shopping for wine without having to leave home? There are several excellent reasons to settle into a comfortable chair, select the wines that you want, and arrange to have them delivered. Here are some examples to ponder if your wine cellar is beginning to look a little empty. Information You Can Put to Good Use One of the first things you’ll notice is that the right online wine shop offers all sorts of information. It’s not just about the vintage of each wine or a few facts about the vineyard where the wine is aged. You’ll also find reviews from professional critics and comments by those who have enjoyed a particular vintage. If you