Random Rant

I wish there was a place to take 18 month old. seriously 18 months is a tough age. The are not old enough to hand with the 2 year olds but are too old to for the 1 year olds. Most places are geared for either older kids or younger but not the middle 18mo.

One of the places I really liked when I visited my girlfriend in Houston last summer was a place called stomping grounds. It actually had a playground for 3+ and under 3. So the kids were not together where they could get hurt.

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What are the best kitchen knifes that fold

If you’re in the market for the best folding knife, there are a t least a couple of considerations before you choose one. Of course it should go without saying that the knife should be a quality instrument. A higher quality knife will provide you with more years of service, be better at maintaining an edge, and just all around be a better knife.

The first consideration is how you are going to use this knife. Will you want to carry it with you daily, and use it often, or will it be relegated to the tackle box, the backpack or the bug out bag. So weight may be an issue, as well as size. A pocket knife, or a belt knife should be light enough and small enough in size so as to not weigh you down or find it a nuisance to carry. It is surprising how something as heavy as just a few ounces can become when you have to carry it around constantly. Add to that that carrying a heavy knife in a pocket will wear out the pocket faster. It isn’t as noticeable on the belt, but a knife that weighs in at anywhere near even one pound can become a serious burden. If it will be kept in the tackle box or bug out bag it isn’t so much an issue, because you won’t carry it everywhere, all the time. Size may not be as much of an issue if you carry it on your belt either, but it can become annoying in a pocket. Especially with other items, such as keys, and cash or coin.knife

Another concern is how it will be used. Will it be a work knife? Will it be an all around, use it for everything, knife. A knife that takes an edge well and maintains it well is crucial. A dull knife is worse than just difficult to use, it can be downright dangerous.

You may have other ideas of what you need or want in a knife. Some stand by the old Barlow pocket knife. I prefer a lock blade myself. I like mine to be no larger than about about 5″ when open. I use mine for general purposes. It weighs about 7-8 ounces, and I hardly notice it in my pocket. I prefer a larger, heavier knife for work, or for the field. And, as for the tackle box, I usually have at least a couple knifes in there, both folders and non folders so I’m not real particular there.

The best answer is to purchase more than one knife. One for each purpose. And it doesn’t hurt to have a back-up. Just in case. You never know when one will disappear or break. Choose them well and they will serve you well.

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Event planning basics

Many people hire portable potty units for their events. Often times they have made the right call. In the case of outdoor events, without portable potty units, there would be no bathroom facilities for the guests at all. Even in situations where there are office buildings nearby or there are a few bathrooms, if the event is going to have a large enough turnout, it would be difficult for the bathroom facilities to accommodate absolutely everyone. Having portable potties will allow events planners to meet their guests’ needs that much more effectively.

Portable potty units can make the process of sanitation at major events that much easier. If hundreds and hundreds of guests were forced to rely on only a few bathrooms, these areas would be stressed. Cleaning them afterwards would be comparatively difficult. The companies that rent out portable potty units are set up to sterilize the units themselves, and they can take the burden off of company custodians in more ways than one. It makes sense that many companies end up hiring portable potty units.

Portable potty rental is also relatively inexpensive. For very low costs, companies can make sure that all of their guests are comfortable. Some guests wouldn’t even be able to attend certain events if the bathroom facilities were inadequate or couldn’t meet their needs. People with mobility problems need bathroom facilities that are conveniently located. With portable potty units, they will be able to get what they need.

While some companies are reluctant to hire portable potties, the industry has changed over the years. Some associated companies try to make their units more aesthetically pleasing than earlier models. Ultimately though, many people associate portable potties with large, outdoor events. Portable potties are an important part of the picture when it comes to holding an outdoor event in more ways than one.

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