I had someone on my facebook page suggest to me that by stating that my husband and myself did not come to North Dakota for an oil field job (nor do we work in the oil industry) was not only being disingenuous, it was misleading. [Read more…] about Haters Gonna Hate
Supply and demand or price gouging? Coming from a state where hurricanes are a threat for almost half of every year, I know price gouging, this is not it. Price gouging is when you take advantage of a temporary situation where supplies are limited and you increase your prices past the point of fair and reasonable. This is not a temporary situation where a shortage has occurred. This is our everyday reality. [Read more…] about Grocery Shopping at it’s Best.
This is my dog Mena. She’s a chocolate lab and she’s old. Twelve years or so. She’s really a sweet dog, best I’ve ever owned but sometimes she goes temporarily crazy. [Read more…] about My name is Mena and I’ve been a bad dog
One of the first things you hear about if you start talking about moving here is what it costs to live. Why people will charge you 50,000 a month in rent! This coming from people who have never been here. It is expensive, yes. But I would like to put things into perspective for a family coming here. Single people will be paying much less in regards to rent and often times they might find company housing or their per diem will pay for their rent. You have to remember too that most families are coming here because they just are not making it back home. Maybe they are making it but they are one disaster away from bankruptcy. [Read more…] about Rent is how much?
If you don’t already have it, call your insurance company and get windshield coverage. There is no way to avoid this if you plan on driving anywhere. You can’t see them all on here but there are at least three good size smashes on my car. I would have sworn a boulder hit my car but what do I know. [Read more…] about Broken windshield… check. Dented hood… check.