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Saturday, September 6, 2014

In Anything and Everything...

Honestly, it is not easy to become a teacher. Much more if you are handling heterogeneous type of students and all of them have a story to tell about themselves and the kind of life that they have.

Imagine the feeling when you learn that your student came to school late because he needs to walk a mile or two just to reach the school. How much more for a student who stopped schooling because his parents forced him to work in order to meet both ends for the family. How about learning that your student got absent for too long because she needs to give birth without you noticing a trace of bumps on her tummy for the past months because she tried hard to conceal it. Or what could be worst than having a student whose "part-time work" puts his life at risk?

Those are issues that quite too complicated to handle but you are left with no other choice than to accept the fact that you need to extend your patience, widen your understanding, show them love, and accept the fact that you need to be strong for them. 

Teaching is not an easy job. However, if teaching is your passion- you are far more than willing to do anything and everything for the love of teaching.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

How Do You Know If Your HVAC Unit Needs Repair

It is not always easy to determine whether an HVAC unit needs to be repaired or completely replaced. Because most sit on the outside of the house, they rarely get any owner attention until they have already moved beyond the point of the simple fix. There are some indicators that signal it may be time to call a professional for a rescue.

If the unit starts to make noises that are unusual, it has earned a closer inspection. When the unit is on, it should make a consistent hum. If the hum starts to modulate or make loud click noises that can be heard from inside the house, the unit likely needs repair. A typical problem is a broken compressor, but any number of functions inside the unit can cause the unit to malfunction. 

Home owners should also pay careful attention to units that do not seem to be running in cycles with a shut-off period. No unit should run constantly without a break. In some cases, this happens because of a change inside the house. The windows could be left open and significantly drop the temperature in the house, for example. In this case, the windows should be closed to see if the HVAC unit returns to proper function. If it does not, it is time to call a technician for repair.

To avoid some of these challenges, it is important to practice reasonable maintenance routines. These can range from changing the filter inside the house every month to purchasing a regular check-up plan from a local repair business. Simple preventive care can save a lot of headache down the road.

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Legacy of Grace...

Romans 12:10 (231 kb)

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

IN-Service Training On-going...

I am indeed so glad to be a part of the DepEd family. Right now, we are having an In-Service Training. The event is quite tasking, mind has to work in order to formulate targets and indicators but nevertheless, everything goes on smoothly. Being amongt eh newest members of the family, I still have to learn a lot and that means really a lot :-)

 By the way, I was the one who was tasked to make this tarp...

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Old Selfish Ways...

Judges 2:19 (97 kb)

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

How to Select a Foundry

There are endless projects, from fine art to major construction, where the use of a foundry is an essential part of the process. However, like all businesses, not every foundry is the same. Therefore, how do you choose the foundry that's right for your needs? Here are some of the basic things you need to consider:
Experience Matters

Many foundries have certain areas of expertise. For example, if you were in need of ductile iron castings, a good choice might be Grede Holdings of Michigan, which specializes in them. Try to find a foundry that has experience making what you want cast. That way, you will save on both time and money.

Details Matter

The best way to get the foundry that can meet your needs is to already have an in depth knowledge of what you want. Even the best foundry can't do any more than give you what you tell them you want, Always make sure that you have everything all worked out exactly the way you want it before you actually contact a foundry.

Uniqueness Matters

The more customized your needs are, the more likely it will require extra instructions, procedures and special equipment. If you need very specific features that have to be made just the right way, naturally that extra effort will be reflected in the time and cost involved. You also need to know that the foundry you have in mind is technologically capable of making what you need the way you need it.

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