Category Archives: General
Day 632 of 1000 A great time was had by all. Activities for the day included graduate school visits at UCLA, a walk down Rodeo Drive, and a Visit to the Beverly Hills Linual Institute. Tomorrow, they are headed to … Continue reading
It does not get much better than this. The 2013 California Graduate School TourTM has proceeded from San Diego to Manhattan Beach, California and Beverly Hills. Tomorrow Kelly has two interviews and Christian has one interview at UCLA. On Friday, … Continue reading
Day 631 of 1000 Lorena and the kids are going to stay with a couple of cousins in the LA area over the next couple of days so they can visit and interview some professors about graduate school at UCLA. … Continue reading
Day 630 of 1000 Yesterday, Kelly went to her first graduate school interview at SDSU. It went great. She talked to two professors, (one Math, one Statistics) and had a great time. The Statistics professor thought she would do great … Continue reading
Day 629 of 1000 My boss and I spent Saturday and Sunday afternoons this past weekend working out a schedule for a critcial delivery for our company. It was quite a challenge that will require much effort–late evenings, some weekends, … Continue reading
Day 628 of 1000 I worked yesterday and then came back in this afternoon, so my blog output has not been good. I still have hope to finish up some of my series of posts in the next week or … Continue reading
Day 626 of 1000 My buddy Eric sent me a link to this article about how the State Department has shut down a website that distributes know-how and designs for printable gun. Is this a first amendment or a second … Continue reading
Day 623 of 1000 The crazy weather continues.
Day 622 of 1000 We attend a special meeting of our church today where we will see a special friend of ours visiting from Texas who is here to help with the meeting. The family will drop me off at … Continue reading
Christian found this and forwarded it to me. This kind of thing is the reason we homeschooled our children.
There is an absolutely execellent blog post over at the Sonlight blog on the importance of teaching children to fail. This is something about which we frequently speak in the Chapman household. Sarita Holzman reminded of us of one our … Continue reading
The graduate school visit emails are trickling in. Part of the reason Kelly and Christian are going to California this summer is to visit possible graduate schools. Christian has interviews with professors in the UCLA and Stanford Electrical and Computer … Continue reading
I loved this post from Telic Thought. It says a lot about the current state of science and academia in the world. It is all footnoted so you can get to the references from which the statistics were taken. Read … Continue reading
There I fixed it. I thought I did pretty well, but I am still getting abuse. Everyone rejected the header with FOUR people in it. Well, we will try this look for awhile.
About that manhunt in the Boston area, the public and private sectors are pulling out all the stops to assure our men in blue get what they need to finish the job. This passage from an article in Boston.com says … Continue reading
Day 606 of 1000 All the big events surrounding the bombing at the Boston Marathon has three out of four of the Chapman household (Christian has somehow figured out how to stay focused) glued to news feeds on the computer. … Continue reading
The entire family has been going to bed between one and three AM every morning for the last week or so, then getting up in time to get to NCSU by eight. It is the week before dead week in … Continue reading
Day 604 of 1000 Kelly and I have stayed up well past midnight several times this semester to work through assignments for her Java class. In spite of the great joy it gives us to have our children at North … Continue reading
I find a book titled Good Manners for a Little Princess. I just wanted people to know it was NOT OUR Kelly Chapman who wrote it, although I kind of wish she would have. Maybe if she READ the thing…