Author Archive: Eric San Juan

Finally finishing a music project feels great!

It feels like forever since I finished a music project. That’s because it’s been since pre-pandemic since I finished anything, and pandemic time has been an eternity. I do music because it gets something out of my system. If I go too long without creating some sounds, I get antsy. So I’m glad to have finally finished something. Granted, all of this material was recorded pre-Covid. It just took me that long to put it all together — not because it was difficult, but because my head just wasn’t in it. Such has been Covid life. But it’s finished, and I’m happy with it. These are guitar soundscapes and ambient drones, meant for the background or, if you just want to clear your head, for…
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The Past, the Present, & the Future of Home Insurance

Maybe we’re a little late to the party with Christmas references, but the new year seems about the right time for reflection: what the heck happened to home insurance in the last few years, what’s going on with it right now, and what’s going to happen in the near future? One of the most popular insurance questions around is the age-old, “why are my insurance rates going up?” When it comes to home insurance, that same question has only ever been reiterated for the last few years. Let’s dig in. How the pandemic impacted home insurance and premiums. The pandemic caused a number of unexpected closures in many industries, including the construction sector. The supply chain saw massive disruptions, with chip shortages resulting in a…
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Home Improvements You Can Make In The Future

Are you looking for some inspiration to start your renovation project? It can be difficult knowing where to start, so we have come up with a list of the best home improvements you can make this new year. Whether it is painting your walls or installing a new kitchen, this blog will help you find what’s right for you and your family.  Via Pexels Making Your Home More Energy Efficient   Making your home more energy-efficient is a great way to start the new year. There are many small changes you can make, like installing energy-efficient light bulbs or adding insulation, that will save you money on your energy bill in the long run. Another home improvement project that can help you save money is…
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Tips on How to Conduct Better Research

There are many reasons why you may need to conduct research. Perhaps you are the owner of a business and want to find ways to improve it, maybe you are a student and are researching for a PhD, maybe you want to create a new and better product and processes, or maybe you are writing a new book. Whatever your reason, research is a great way to add authority and depth to your understanding and how you present your findings. If you have a project that you need to get on with, you may be wondering how best to go about the research phase. To help you out, we have come up with a few suggestions: Image from Pixabay Create a Focus, or Topic of…
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Everything Thrillers And True Crime Have Taught Us

Contributed Post You may have noticed that there is a huge trend right now to be into all things crime-related. From watching documentaries on Chippendales murders and listening to podcasts on true crime like MFM to hungrily gobbling up fictionalized versions, as written by great writers like yours truly. Yet, aside from the fascinating stories that the crime genre presents us with, there are many other valuable lessons to be learned from its collected wisdom. Read on for sound and sage advice….  Beautiful people commit crimes as well  Ted Bundy, Rodney Alcala, Jack Unterweger. All men that some may think of as attractive at the time. All bonafide serial killers too. This lesson from the crime genre is all about not judging someone on their…
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