No matter how good a beverage may be for the body and mind, if it tastes like like dissolved gummy bears, I’m not going to drink it. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case here. Continue reading Bai Bubbles Sparkling Water: Peru Pineapple
It was like a hallelujah moment when I saw this green box on the top shelf. Kettle corn. 100 calories. Twelve bags per box. On sale.
I’ve heard of Passover all my life, knowing that it was a Jewish holiday surrounding The Exodus. Admittingly, that was as far as my knowledge base went on the subject until recently. However, I still probably couldn’t pass a multiple-choice quiz on the holiday and its traditions. It’s time I learned all that I can, as my girlfriend is Jewish, and her mother is a … Continue reading What is the Passover Seder?
Shira and I have been in a long-distance relationship since December 2018. We were friends first and now our relationship is thriving. Continue reading Why My Long-distance Relationship is Thriving
I wonder if there was ever a time when a writer blamed their procrastination on not having the best lightweight typewriter? Alternatively, they had a large, powerful unit with sharp keystrokes complete with plentiful ink to keep the letters striking the page for years to come. Instead of focusing, the author would proclaim it was useless to attempt working as their surroundings were just inadequate. … Continue reading Laptop acquired. No excuses now!
My heart pumped hard to the drum of their march. When they stuttered, my breath staggered. A symphony of blasts layered over the disorganizing rhythm. Short, piercing pops echoed through the agonizing screams to form the harrowing melody. I fell face-first as the song’s now erratic beat quietened.
Then, silence. Continue reading Flash Fiction: March
You’ve probably heard at least once in your life that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object that can be seen from space. Is this true though? What about the pyramids or the great cities that have skyscrapers that reach into the clouds? The Great Wall of China is not visible to the naked eye from space, including low-earth orbit. The Wall, … Continue reading Can You See the Great Wall of China from Space?
After deciding to pursue immigration to the United States with an NIW, you’ll have to decide whether you will hire a lawyer to prepare your petition or if you opt to do it yourself. Hiring a lawyer for an NIW petition streamlines the process and increases the likelihood that your petition will be successful. However, this service will cost around $5,000 and you still need … Continue reading Should I Hire a Lawyer for My NIW Petition?
As discussed in my earlier post, an NIW is an advantageous method for qualified individuals to start the process toward a green card. This method allows the petitioner to receive a waiver of a job offer before labor certification. The NIW petition, however, is complicated and certain evidence must be provided by the foreign national. The core of any NIW petition is satisfying the three … Continue reading The Three Prongs of the NIW
Unless you are familiar with United States immigration processes, you’ve probably never heard of the national interest waiver (NIW). Even then, the NIW is a path to a green card reserved for the select few. For them though, the NIW is the first step towards becoming a permeant resident in the United States. The national interest waiver (NIW) is an employment-based petition in the EB2 … Continue reading What is the National Interest Wavier (NIW)?
It’s amazing what is really in our food these days with all the regulations and improved manufacturing techniques. You’d think by now our food supply would be clean, transparent, and safe. Here though are ten foods with some disturbing secrets their manufactures would wish remained hidden. 1. Canned Mushrooms This is seemingly a relatively unprocessed food. It should only contain mushrooms and some preservatives. However, … Continue reading 10 Foods with Hidden Secrets
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