Monthly Archives: October 2009

Parent Teacher Conference

Yesterday DKC and I had our very first parent teacher conference. I’m happy to report it went glowingly. TRC is leaps and bounds ahead of the other students, apparently–he already has mastered everything Kindergarten has to offer him. I’m really … Continue reading

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Chimney: Done

The chimney retopping project is finished, I’m happy to report. I haven’t been home to check and see how it looks finished, but I had been up to check on it periodically, and I’m confident that it looks good. The … Continue reading

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Good News on Insurance

Thanks all for your help with the insurance questions from last week. I’m happy to say that things all worked out. Basically, my work added home/car insurance coverage at a group discount with a national insurance company. After many phone … Continue reading

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Church Talk

I had the chance to speak in church again yesterday. Since I’m still the Ward Mission leader and all, it was on missionary work again. For those of you interested, I’m providing the full text of my talk (entitled "Accountability" … Continue reading

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Why Mickey is False Advertisement

Walt Disney never lived in an old farmhouse in the autumn–that’s all I can say. Or if he did, he was a little off in the head. Hearing scratchings and gnawings at 9 at night is no way to make … Continue reading

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Wanted: Insurance Advice

Any of you cool cats out there know anything about proper insurance coverage for a house? Because I’m looking at switching my insurance, and the new company says I’m really under-insured. I don’t want to be under-insured, but I’m not … Continue reading

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Netflix on Hold

Dear Netflix, I love you, but we need to take a break. It’s not you–it’s me. I have too much going on in my life, what with house repair, the new fall television shows (Fringe, Mythbusters and Amazing Race), and … Continue reading

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