Yearly Archives: 2012
Cannot think of a better way to bring in the New Year than to spend it with Tom and Sharon. We had salmon barbecued on a cedar plank, mac and cheese, amazing bread, etc., etc. Then, to top it off, … Continue reading
After a workout at the YMCA, we will head over to the home of the elder of our meeting tonight for a quiet dinner. We are all glad. Last night was a fun busy night, but too much to do … Continue reading
Day 497 of 1000 I cannot believe I we are almost half way through our 1000 day count. When the count is complete, the kids (hopefully) will have graduated from NCSU and be planning for grad school. I blew it … Continue reading
Day 497 of 1000 Troy, Christian, François, and I all met down at the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Laboratory at NCSU this morning to work on the GaugeCam project. It was very interesting. I have not really done anything on … Continue reading
Day 496 of 1000 Well, Lorena, Kelly, and Christian finally beat me into submission. We got three Samsung S III for Lorena, Kelly, and I and one Samsung Note II (for Christian). We are in the process of activating them … Continue reading
Day 493 of 1000 I just bought tickets for my first trip to Oregon to visit my parents since they have moved into assisted living. I am very excited to start the interviewing. I am putting together an interview kit … Continue reading
Day 491 of 1000 I have worked with my Russian friend Igor at two different businesses over a period of three years. We went to their house for dinner last night. Igor’s wife Tatiyana is one of those people who … Continue reading
Day 488 of 1000 I expected to spend much longer than a year working for Cimtec Automation. It was over a year from the first time I talked to them until when I went to work for them. They have … Continue reading
Day 486 of 1000 My parents are getting older. Lately, my brother, sisters, and I have worked hard on getting Dad and Mom out of their rented house into assisted living. Mom has fairly normal old age dementia. Dad, on … Continue reading
Day 485 of 1000 I am about to hit a milestone with the pickup. I have never bought a new car, then kept it for 100,000 miles. That is all about to change. I hope to do this more often.
Day 484 of 1000 The kids grades are all set for fall semester. They did great. The big news is that Kelly is now a Senior! She claims she has senioritis, but she has only been at NCSU for one … Continue reading
Day 481 of 1000 There was snow on the windshield of my rental car her in Prescott this morning, but all the snow on the ground had melted. I really like what I have seen of this town so far. … Continue reading
Day 478 of 1000 Based on a very limited, but quite consistent sample, I would have to say that people in North Carolina say please, thank you, and your welcome a WHOLE lot more than people in Prescott.
Day 477 of 1000 I started a new job in Prescott, Arizona this morning. Well, I wanted to start, but when I arrived at 8 AM, the place was all locked up so I am over at McDonalds eating oatmeal … Continue reading
Day 474 of 1000 Lorena is taking two classes this semester: Macroeconomics and Managerial Accounting. All she has left is her finals. She has the same professor as Christian for Macroeconomics. The professor is great. She is excited about the … Continue reading
Day 472 of 1000 Christian wrote and submitted an undergraduate research grant proposal earlier this semester. Today, he received notice he had been awarded the grant. He will have to administer the project, do the research, submit progress reports, and … Continue reading
Day 471 of 1000 Well, we have a confirmed diagnosis of Alzhiemer’s disease. If anyone has questions, please do not hesitate to call.
Christian interviewed Youngin for this video. I think it came out great.