5 Books About Richmond, VA You Won’t Want to Put Down

Have you ever been to Richmond, Virginia? Would you like to learn more about it? Whether you are living in Richmond, wanting to travel there, or just love learning about different places, there are several books that you won’t want to put down. Each book is chalked full of information about the history and culture of Richmond. There are also several which are specific to certain topics that you may enjoy. The following are reviews of books that are highly recommended. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond: Including Petersburg, Williamsburg,…

What you Can Do to Keep Your Car in Good Condition on the Road

Keep your car in the best shape possible for as long as possible. Here are over 70 tips to keep your automobile in tip top shape. 1. Be patient during the break-in period You’ve bought your dream car and now you want to make it last at long as possible in top condition. Here are some things to remember as you pull it out of the dealer’s lot: During the break-in period, typically the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km), keep your speed under 55 mph (88 kpm) or to the…

Crazy Waiter Stories About Diners

Most of our customers have waiters and waitresses on their payroll. These employees can help further explain the restaurant’s menu and serve food to the customers. While it probably is not anyone’s dream job to wait tables, there is decent cash involved if you are good at your job. However, a lot of servers put up with a lot of crazy things on the job. Over the years, we have heard tons of interesting stories from waiters. We thought we’d share them with you. Unique Tips One of the most…

The Amazing Talents of Baristas

Coffee is serious business around the world, and the United States is no exception. In fact, the average American worker spends in the area of $1,000 on coffee every year. Buying coffee is a treasured part of a morning routine; seeing the familiar face of a friendly barista is a welcome part of the day. Serving coffee drinks has gone far beyond simply pouring some hot brew into a cup—it is now a true art form for some, one that can lead to global competition. Italy will play host to…

Understanding the of Attention Spans of Elementary Aged Students

Teaching students of any age group can be a challenge. However, from my experience, elementary aged students are the most difficult to tutor due to their shorter attention spans. Although very few people enjoy the idea of sitting down and studying for a few hours, this actual process is nearly impossible for younger children. If you are finding it challenging to help your child study, tutor a student, or work with kids in a classroom setting, the following information might be helpful to you. I have found it to be…

Conserving the Unique Chesapeake Ecosystem

The Chesapeake Bay area is one of the most scenic and beautiful in the whole United States. This area of the coast is home to rich biological diversity and is claimed by many native species of birds, fish, wildlife, and plants. The diverse ecology of this large area has been serious affected by many types of human activity. Many people have stepped up to the challenge of conserving the unique bioregions within the Chesapeake Bay area. Together, I believe that we can preserve the beauty and diversity of this unique…

Finding a Good Defense Attorney Can Be Easy

Finding a Good Defense Attorney Can Be Easy Your choice of an attorney can have serious consequences, particularly when you are in need of a defense attorney, but, let’s face it, when you need a defense attorney, you are probably not prepared for or capable of an in depth search. What’s at Stake? Whether you have been charged with a traffic violation or are facing the consequences of drunk driving, the long term effects of the charges can be hard to bear. You might be facing consequences such as: License…

How To Prep For SAT (A simple guideline I followed)

The date of your SAT test is looming ever closer, and you are beginning to sweat bullets because you don’t feel prepared. Thankfully, there are many things that you can do to prepare for that big test and pull off a great score. Since your future education opportunities will depend in part on your SAT score, it is important that you take your test seriously. Here are the top 5 ways you can prepare for the upcoming SAT and get a score that you can be proud of. 1. Take…

All good things about rice and how to prepare it

Rice has been cooked on stoves or over open flames for centuries.  But for the modern kitchen, a rice cooker is a simple and efficient way to cook rice.   When used properly, a rice cooker will give you perfectly made rice every time. Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life. ~ Confucius Some people will even tell you that a rice cooker is so simple to use…

Seven 21st Century Restaurant Trends

  Dining has changed a lot in the 21st Century.  From mobile Apps to changing cuisines to participating in the dining experience, the 21st Century is off to an exciting start for the hospitality industry. Here are seven current restaurant trends. Online Reservations One of the many benefits of transacting business online is that customers can do it when it fits into their busy schedules.  This applies to making restaurant reservations as well.  Restaurants are only open for business for certain hours.  It may not be inconvenient for a diner…