GETTING YOUR CAR SERVICED

The end of April is the best time to get your car serviced because it’s the slowest time for auto mechanics. The mild weather makes people feel more confident about their cars, and many can’t afford car repairs because they’ve just paid income taxes. – Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator

 



 

FINDING AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

If you’re looking for a prehistoric archaeological site in North America, look within 90 meters of water. – Thomas W. Neumann, anthropological archaeologist, wildlife ecologist, and field crew crisis manager

 



 

FORECASTING THE WEATHER

When apple blossoms bloom at night, for 15 days no rain in sight. – Steven M. Keisman, New York City high school resource coordinator

 



 

FEEDING CATS

Feed your cat as much as it will eat in 30 minutes, twice a day. – Ronald Newberry, retired, Cayutaville, New York

 



 

DRINKING WATER

If you’re thirsty, you’ve waited too long. To avoid dehydration, drink water ahead of time. Put another way: If you’re thirsty, drink water. If you’re not thirsty, drink water anyway. – Dean Sheridan, electronics technician and deaf actor, Torrance, California

 



 

RECYCLING NEWSPAPER

It takes 7 feet of binder twine to tie a 6-inch stack of newspapers for recycling. A 60 yard ball of twine will tie 25 stacks. – John Towle, Salinas, California

 



 

BUYING EQUIPMENT

Don’t buy a new piece of equipment for your business unless it can pay for itself in three months. – Kevin Kelly, Athens, Georgia

 



 

BUDGETING ADVERTISING

Advertising costs should not drop below 10 percent of sales until a business has been around 20 years. – Captain Haggerty, animal trainer, actor, author, and philosopher, New York, New York

 



 

GOING TO THE DOCTOR

Expect to wait at least half an hour when you go to the doctor or dentist unless you get the first appointment of the day or the one right after lunch. – Dean Sheridan, electronics technician and deaf actor, Torrance, California