What Having a Degree Means

Growing up and throughout high school you hear about how important a college degree is. People ask you what college you want to go to and what your major will be. I too believed this. I had an interest in computers and figured I would get my computer science degree. Luckily for me, I had good grades and high enough scores that I had a variety of options for what college to go to. Unfortunately I was someone who procrastinated. I ended up going to the University of North Texas, a local college. They actually had a pretty good computer science …

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What I Would Do If I Won The Lotto

People always love to imagine what they would if they won the lottery. I am no exception. I have dreamt about this through all phases of my life. I never really thought I would win, but I just loved to dream about it. When I was younger it was the typical wish list. Cars, houses, boats, etc. Tons of material things. I guess as I have aged I’ve come to realize that although those things would be fun, they probably wouldn’t keep me happy in the long-term. Well except maybe the house. I have never been one to want something …

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Five Helpful Hints When Interviewing

Recently at work I have had the pleasure, or dare I say nightmare, of handling some résumé screening and interviewing of potential employees. At first I thought this was really interesting. I got to see how people tried to sell themselves through their résumé and how they carried themselves while interviewing. As I interviewed more and more people, it grew frustrating. How could so many people lack some basic concepts that would help them get the job? So I thought I would go ahead and throw up some helpful tips for people. These might seem like common sense to some …

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Why I Would Not Buy a First Texas Home

I’m not going to say that First Texas Homes sucks because I am not wanting this to be a bashing. In fact I had liked what I saw from First Texas Homes. I liked the neighbors that I found them in and liked a lot of their floor plans. When I visited the model homes I also liked the style and quality that they displayed. In fact my girlfriend and I had picked out a lot and home to buy with them. Unfortunately the customer service that we experienced with them left a really bad taste in my mouth. About …

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First trip to Poland

Even though I love to travel, I haven’t traveled much outside the US. Fortunately I had a good excuse to finally make it over to Europe, well Poland to be exact. My girlfriend is Polish and her family still lives there so we decided to make the trip so I could meet her family. A didn’t think about what to expect too much, but everyone was very nice and welcoming. Her family seemed to like me and I liked them. I do have to say that her family can really drink. I have never had so many shots of alcohol …

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