Palnning to stay in the Hilton Garden Inn Times Square in New York. Is this a good hotel?

Further recomendations welcome…

Place to buy the cheapest liquor in northern California?

I am going on a vacation to Sacremento, SF, and Lake Tahoe next month, and will be driving between points. I heard liqour in California is not taxed very much, so where can I buy the cheapest booze?
BTW – I want 1.75 liter bottles

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looking for good semi primitive camping in norcal redwoods, any suggestions?

looking to spend two nights tent camping somewhere that we won’t see other people (i.e. no pull-up camping next to rv’s) semi experienced campers (with a dog) who are traveling cross country and won’t have much gear.

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Is Humboldt State a good school for anthropology?

I am curious as to whether or not it has a decent anthropology department, and how credible it is. I would like to continue on to grad school as well, and I would want to par take in research. My interests include cultural anthropology and archeology.

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Hilton Garden Inn Waffles!?

Okay, so I recently stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Richmond, VA & They had the most amazing waffles ever. I guess they have the same thing at all of them, but to describe it, there was a machine with batter already mixed up.

Just curious if anyone knows the brand or anything haha :)
Because they’re sooo good ;p

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Lodging in Chico : Rest and Relax in the heart of nature

Lodging in Chico : Rest and Relax in the heart of nature

In today’s hectic and modern life there is a little or no room for our friends and family members. In such a situation a  holiday or a small vacation are seen as a welcome break to spend some moments of fun and enjoyment our loved ones. Holidays help us to relax and unwind after the busy schedule of our day to day life. After spending some relaxing and fun moments we get back to our daily routine life with a rejuvenated  mind and soul. To spend a nice and trouble free holiday and  it is imperative to find a comfortable accommodation . To make things easier and bed and breakfast hotels, Inns  have been around  which offer their guests comfortable lodging at reasonable rates. Bed breakfasts offer a unique way to experience the customs and daily life of a particular city. Also it provides comfortable and  homely atmosphere or we can say- a home away from  home. These B&B places are often located right in the city centre or at a very convenient distance from the major attractions of the city. Staying in a bed and breakfast hotels or accommodation provides a homely atmosphere and often offers you more options than traditional hotels are able to. It also provides a completely different experience and much more enjoyable to staying in a hotel. The facilities and comfort of bed and breakfast accommodation has increased the popularity of these B&B hotels and now these accommodations are immensely popular in destination around the world. View independent reviews submitted to one of the leading online B&B directories, representing more than 7000 inns for accommodations, amenities, hospitality, and service. Ask for special promotions such as an additional 10% off their posted internet rates or free upgrades to Deluxe accommodations. Most innkeepers make it their business to help you find everything you need including the best seafood restaurant in town or how to find the nearest BANK OR ATM.
Cory Davis owner of a beautiful Cory’s Country Inn mid-century ranch house, surrounded by acres of magnificent 100 year-old black walnut trees, flowering plants in country yards and shady patios. The Inn is a lovely blend of country lodging, fine food and beautiful art representing the best of Northern California. The Inn is a beautiful home away from home, with luxurious appointments and thoughtful touches everywhere you turn. The Inn has many thing to offer like a wonderful breakfast service as the owner herself is a Chef , bed (lodging) which is the finest you can find around, garden for Wedding party or get together and a number other facilities like outdoor games and spa etc. Chico is located at the northeast edge of the Sacramento Valley, one of the richest agricultural areas in the world, which a heavenly view to this landscape. Cory’s Inn provides option of three wonderful artistically furnished rooms for Lodging.
Room One: The Nancy Scott Patton Room
Chunhong Chang’s art reflects the tremendous beauty and complexity in the simplest things. She aims to reflect the “created force” of the universe and an awe of nature according to her personal understanding of Eastern and Western art and philosophy.
Room Two: The Chunhong Chang Room
Chunhong Chang’s art reflects the tremendous beauty and complexity in the simplest things. She aims to reflect the “created force” of the universe and an awe of nature according to her personal understanding of Eastern and Western art and philosophy.
Room Three: The Lois Cohen Room
This spacious, elegant suite is adorned with Lois Cohen’s watercolor landscapes of local valley scenes. A stately king-size bed, a velour sofa, two rich leather wing-back chairs, a leather ottoman, a table for two, and a warm glow from the fireplace create a room of pure comfort and luxury.

No matter where you choose to be at the Inn, you will be inspired to relax and be at peace in the natural beauty. Every nuance of the Inn reflects a passion for detail and attention to what adds to the experience of being here. From the Great Room, to uniquely designed and decorated guest rooms and the glorious Dining Room and now the “jewel” the Secret Garden—it will be a journey of the senses and the spirit.

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How is the weather in northern California right now?

Would a vacationing person from Arizona be enjoying Nevada City, California tonight??
Anything exciting about Nevada City?
8 Track, I wouldn’t be able to do anything this week, as my client is going through a data conversion, but I love renting a car and driving somewhere far. Maybe one of these days…
Patrick, you still up? Isn’t it 11:31 PM over there?
Elizabeth B: does it ever snow over there? I’d love to see snow.
fire and ice: I’m from San Diego. The weather is boring here. What you describe seems intriguing.

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Goal Setting!

Goal Setting!

  Goal Setting!

Most people think that goal setting in nothing more that setting down with pen and paper and writing down specific things that we want to accomplish in our life. These goals should be measurable and have a specific time frame.

Personal goals setting is something we’ve all done in the past….but how many times have we accomplished the goal? Many time our normal everyday activities get in the way of accomplishing our goals. There are two main areas we normally think about when we think of goals. First of all financial goals always seem to be the priority. Sure we’ve all dreamed about becoming a millionaire….but have we taken the steps in our life to make it all happen? Second…..personal goals is the pivot point in most peoples outcome of success or failure. Personal goal must be realistic in order for the financial goals to become a reality.

It’s not enough for us to just write something down and assume it’s going to happen. You must make sure you set a specific date and work aggressively towards that goal. If you by chance don’t meet your goal, then set another goal and work hard to fulfill that goal. Normally we must have a change of heart and mind to accomplish our goals. Just being the normal every day guy probably won’t cut it. You must be the above average individual who thinks outside the box of what the world considers normal.

To accomplish our goals we must be totally focused on the rewards we will receive at the end of our journey and the differences that our efforts have made in our lives and the people around us.

Businesses use the principle of goal setting to motivate their employees. The more employees are motivated, the more they are stimulated and interested in accepting goals. The more difficult the tasks ahead, a smaller group of people will possess the necessary skills and strategies. The business will give the employees incentives to get the employee to work harder for some kind of a reward at a future date. This could be in the form of a nice bonus, promotion, longer vacation or some other carrot that the business will dangle in front of the employee. Those who are motivated will accomplish those goals that have been offered, however, there is always the person who is content with normal job requirements and will not put forth any additional efforts. Who do you think will get recognized for a job well done? I think the answer is quite obvious. Naturally thse who put forth no extra effort are going to blame everybody else for their lack of accomplishment. You’ll probably never hear the winners complain at all.

Our goals must be tangible, specific, realistic and a time table for the accomplishment of our goals. Be realistic when setting any goal. You could set a goal of traveling around the world on the hundred dollars you’ve saved over the last few months. Get real…you would be lucky to get to the next town. However, you could set a realistic goal of backpacking in the Redwoods of California for a week. That’s more realistic if you’re conservative.

Every goal we will ever have is a matter of problem solving. The more activities, resources, training and support…the more likely your chances of accomplishing your goals. There are a couple of other things that will make a difference. Our intelligence, geographic location and our support availability are a few of the other things that will make a difference in our success.

The following are some quote from Wikipedia … The Free Encyclopedia:

“Goals focus attention towards goal-relevant activities and away from goal-irrelevant activities.

Goals serve as an energizer; higher goals will induce greater effort while low goals induce lesser effort.

Goals affect persistence; constraints with regard to resources will affect work pace.

Goals activate cognitive knowledge and strategies which allows employees to cope with the situation at hand.

Goal commitment…People will perform better when they are committed to achieve certain goals.”

In Summary: Be willing to put your goals on paper. Hang that note in a place that you are forced to look at it on a daily basis. Work toward that goal with all sincerity and be willing to rework your goals if you don’t quite get there when you thought you would or you got to your goal sooner than you thought you could. Reconsider how you got to your goal and make adjustment accordingly.

If you need further assistance on setting your realistic goals, you can contact the eBiz Solutions Team for your free 30 minute consultation.

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Why can Giant Redwoods and Sequoias grow only in Northern California?

Wouldn’t be great if townships and parks could sponsor the money needed to create the conditions necessary for these trees to grow in our own town. They would act as monuments to nature.

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