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Vertically adjustable ceiling

After looking at the modern meeting room ceilings of several business and medical centers it becomes apparent how difficult it is to the maintain the cleanliness of the intricate series of recessed light fixtures, hanging lamps, video projectors, audio speakers, smoke and co2 detectors, climate control vents and sprinkler heads. An average sized room would not be too difficult to service but the rooms with higher ceilings, the fourteen, fifteen and sixteen foot ones can become a challenge and/or danger.

Perhaps it would benefit the environmental services worker if the ceiling could be raised and lowered at will. It could also make for a refreshing aesthetic change dependent on whether the tone of the meetings in question wanted the cozy feel of a low ceiling for small presentations or the grandeur of the high ceiling for larger exhibitions.
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Medical Center with Fountain

The medical center I am visiting today has a fountain in it: it is quite fancy. I enjoy the feeling that I get from being here. I feel that it is quite important for an environment to be relaxing.

It is, however, only half of the equation. For an environment to be truly relaxing it must couple the physical with the spiritual. A nice environment with a poor spirit becomes horrifying, the environment taking on a sinister tone that was not the intent of the architect.

In order to assure a healthy spirit the management must be diligent in ensuring the prolonged mental health of those employed within it's walls. It is only when the pristine condition of the area is matched by the morale of the worker that a place can truly shine.

Kurt and the gang at Seinfeld's.

No Metaphor

It always seems like the same thing over and over again.A long hallway with no windows, apparently leading nowhere, and a person in some sort of work uniform walking through them.That's the idea that always comes to me, that's the way I want to start everything out.So there was this guy in his work outfit walking down a long hallway with no windows.Anyone reading would think that I am trying to be metaphorical, the hallway represents this, the fact that there are no windows represents this; but I'm not trying to be metaphorical.I'm not trying to make some statement about alienation or consumerism or our society or any of that.I try to convey a mood, sure, because that is what I really care about, but even that doesn't really get established until we follow this guy for awhile and see what the hallway looks like.What color the walls are, what kind of floor coverings he is walking upon.are the doors made of metal or wood?Is the lighting dim or bright or is it comfor…

Huffington Post Comments Commentary Item 3001: ' Michael Richards Opens Up About Laugh Factory Tirade With Seinfeld On 'Comedians In Cars' Finale '

The only people that can forgive Richards are the ones that he aimed his anger at, and from what I heard they accepted a large amount of money from him, so to me that would imply forgiveness. If I were to be so incredibly outraged by the words of someone and really wanted them to be punished and really have to think hard about their actions (which I believe that Richards has) I would refrain from accepting a large cash payout. It would be the principle of the thing I would be more focused on and by accepting money from the offender it would signify the fact that my hurt feelings could be healed by cash.

Huffington Post Comments Commentary Item 2001: 'Bret Easton Ellis: I Was 'Banned' From The GLAAD Media Awards '

I agree with Ellis' position that GLAAD is trying to exert control over the LGBT community by not allowing him to attend the event due to his controversial statements. Just because you are supporting a group of people does not give you the power to try and mold them into the type of people you want them to be. The strings attached have ramifications that remind this reader of the sort of Christian missionary work where food was offered only to those who converted. Any attempt to quantify or control how a person acts or banning said person from an event only because of comments that he or she has made feels like coercion and culture manipulation. This sort of intolerance is rather telling,

Huffington Post Comments Commentary Item 1001: 'Great Gatsby' Box Office Bested By 'Iron Man 3'

In this new section, I will be posting my replies to comments made at the Huffington Post.


babby201 said:

How many remakes does this make now ?
there was a version early on, even before Robert Redford.
How about actually reading the book ,its free at your local library .

In reply to: babby201

You can't really remake a book into a movie, nor can you remake a movie that is based on a book when you are basing your movie on the original text. What you are doing is adapting the text into film form.

I've read the book twice and I have seen the Robert Redford version, which is rather poor, but many people don't have time to read every book that comes down the pike. I am a literate man but a slow reader so I have to pick and choose. Take 'Anna Karenina'. What I will do is view the film to acquaint myself with the characters and plot and then check wikipedia or sparknotes to see if there have been any major plot points changed from the original text. I did the same w…