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Friday, August 17, 2012

Choosing the Right Materials for a Patio

I want to make a raised patio to the right of the front entry door here at the house, but I am so conflicted about what type of patio flooring to use. There are so many patio flooring options to choose from. One of my favorites is wood planks, but that wouldn't really match the existing structure here. Cement block would work, but I'd like something a little more attractive, and pouring cement is out of the question for a flat cement pad. There are many different types of cement pre-poured slab squares that would work though. I'm thinking a brick pattern will be nice, but a white or off-white brick, not red.

Cute Papillion

What a cutie!

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Pounding it Out

Drums--I love them. I love songs with powerful drum solos and wild pounding drums in the background. When I was growing up I learned the guitar, and I love it still, but I have always wanted to learn to play the drums. There's so much more to playing drums than just banging on a skin with sticks. You have to have the right cymbals, have all the right other equipment, have control of the rhythm and be able to lead the entire band. The drums are the backbone of the music and the drummer is the master of the rhythm.

Friday, August 03, 2012

Money in the Market

I made $10.32 in the Forex market today. I've been averaging between $5 and $10 a day. That's nothing, I know, buy we're talking the micro account size where returns are ten cents on the dollar. That means that that $5 to $10 would be $50 to $100 in a standard account. I consider the smaller returns -- well nice extra money, I don't get that much interest from a bank on a daily basis, so it's not bad. But it's also like "paid training". I'm still learning and developing my strategy. By the time my account is big enough to switch to a standard account, I'll have more experience and can make bigger more aggressive trades each time too. In the meantime... damn it's fun.

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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Today's FX Deals

Here is a picture of one of the major charts I worked with today. It isn't the only one, and I've had several successful deals in other currency pairs today, but this one was the big hitter. It was going down all day long. Using stops and limits, I was able to maximize my gains and take very few losses, getting back in on each and every down turn for a profit.
It was an EXCITING day. Being new to this, I usually only do 1 or 2 deals on my live account. I still use my demo account all the time to make more trades, but I only trade on my live account if I have a very certain feeling about it. Today, I had a total of 19 deals, (other pairs included). And really had fun.

Out With the Old

I hate old fashioned curtain rods. That's what I have in the living room now, but I'm thinking about painting and re-doing the curtains in here over the winter. I'd love to get sway curtains with ornamental rods. I think they are so pretty. It will be a little bit of a job to get the old-fashioned pull rods off because of the way they were installed, and unfortunately whomever put them up years ago, put them right into the wood frame of the window. Kind of common I guess, but it's easier, I think, to fix plaster than wood. Hopefully the holes won't be too big and a little putty will solve it, and the new curtains will cover it.

Foray into Forex

Wow, I have been having a ball lately. You'll have to excuse me if I bore you on a regular basis with the details. I signed up for an account at FXCM (they don't have an affiliate program, so I'm not pushing it for profit. I just really like them.) Over the course of a few weeks I tried the demo programs from quite a few forex brokers. Some were better than others, but FXCM's out-shined them all. They have a great reputation for quality service, and I can attest to the fact that if you have a question they are all over it for you.