Still here, just busy
I’ve just been busy with work (I work at 3-4am) and just getting things done around the apartment because it’s the stupid holiday time now. I just haven’t been able to get into the season anymore. I think it’s the depression.
Oh! I did get a new tattoo two weeks ago!
Work overload and Hawaii
I just finished doing twelve bustling days of work straight. That is what happens when you cover for people who quit. Dumbasses. More money for me as I am to be flying back out to Hawaii next Thursday morning. This trip, I got a rental car because my aunt is way too busy to take me anywhere.
One thing I do not understand is how when I originally booked my rental car at the beginning of August, it was $165 a week before the “Under 25″ age fee. Today (and I did switch to it), it was $70-85 a week plus the fee. Where is the logic in that?
New Phone and WP app
I just picked up a new phone today. It’s the Samsung Galaxy Centura and it’s a pre-paid smartphone that runs on Android. While I was browsing apps in Google Play store there, I found the WordPress app (what my site runs off of) and realized I was able to set it up for my self-hosted WP =_=
So…now I have no excuse for not blogging! Just give me a day or two to get back into it, okay?
Tumblr and On Days Off
Please check out my uncensored Tumblr account at http://neodestati.tumblr.com It is uncensored because I write how I truly feel in small blurbs. My iPod touch also has a Tumblr app for it is easier for me to write what is on my mind while I can get wi-fi on it at work and home. I will still use N-D but more for longer things like DIY ideas and such.
Sometime after I finish cleaning my bedroom, I will do some more fun things here. It is my first day off of two days from work after all. It is still trashed. Not as bad as my last post but when you go to work at 4AM and return at noon, cleaning is the last thing on your mind. Once I get it finished (eventually haha), I promise I will get my baby space here bleeding with awesome posts!
Now to get dressed, straighten my hair and go into town for some breakfast and thrift store shopping. I just hope that Salvation Army thrift store still has that bottle of Juicy Couture’s Viva la Juicy perfume that isn’t even opened. I was there last night before getting Dad from work and saw it briefly. I am sure it is because I tend to see older people at the thrift stores and they seem to not venture out of their old-time name brands ^^
Tips on Fueling Your Vehicle
I randomly felt the urge to post these tips since I am an assistant manager as a gas/petrol station (I copied and pasted these from a site and cannot remember it right now):
1. Fill up your car or truck in the morning when the temperature is still cool. Remember that all service stations have their storage tanks buried below ground; and the colder the ground, the denser the gasoline. When it gets warmer gasoline expands, so if you’re filling up in the afternoon or in the evening, what should be a gallon is not exactly a gallon. In the petroleum business, the specific gravity and temperature of the fuel (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, ethanol and other petroleum products) are significant. Every truckload that we load is temperature-compensated so that the indicated gallonage is actually the amount pumped. A one-degree rise in temperature is a big deal for businesses, but service stations don’t have temperature compensation at their pumps.
2. If a tanker truck is filling the station’s tank at the time you want to buy gas, do not fill up; most likely dirt and sludge in the tank is being stirred up when gas is being delivered, and you might be transferring that dirt from the bottom of their tank into your car’s tank.
3. Fill up when your gas tank is half-full (or half-empty), because the more gas you have in your tank the less air there is and gasoline evaporates rapidly, especially when it’s warm. (Gasoline storage tanks have an internal floating ‘roof’ membrane to act as a barrier between the gas and the atmosphere, thereby minimizing evaporation.)
4. If you look at the trigger you’ll see that it has three delivery settings: slow, medium and high. When you’re filling up do not squeeze the trigger of the nozzle to the high setting. You should be pumping at the slow setting, thereby minimizing vapors created while you are pumping. Hoses at the pump are corrugated; the corrugations act as a return path for vapor recovery from gas that already has been metered. If you are pumping at the high setting, the agitated gasoline contains more vapor, which is being sucked back into the underground tank so you’re getting less gas for your money. Hope this will help ease your ‘pain at the pump’.