About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Monthly Archives: April 2008
“The No A$$hole Rule”
A few days ago I finished a book by Robert I. Sutton PhD, [The No Asshole Rule]. The title may be a little off-putting for some folks, but as the author explained in an interview, there really isn’t a polite … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged book, review, workplace Leave a comment
One week ’til final inspection!
We have about one week left before our “final” inspection. (Final in quotes because I haven’t heard of many people who pass their first “final” inspection.) Our [punch list] is still fairly long, but many of those items aren’t required … Continue reading
Posted in Our home remodeling project, Uncategorized Tagged attic, electrical, hvac, inspection 1 Comment
2008 exchange student
[Claire]: http://sonicchicken.net/blog/wordpress/2007/08/31/claires-visit/ [Marseille]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marseille%2C_France [Caroline]: http://carolyn-b.skyrock.com/ [mbaqu]: http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/ [SF advice]: http://sonicchicken.net/blog/wordpress/20070901/sf-tour-ideas/ [Jelly Belly tour]: http://jellybelly.com/Cultures/en-US/NewsEvents/Stores/Jelly+Belly+Visitor+Center+-+Fairfield.htm [Music Circus]: http://www.sacramentomusiccircus.com/ [world clock]: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/personal.html?cities=330,1440,217 “Clock showing times in Marseille, Sacramento, and UTC” We hosted a French foreign exchange student, [Claire], last summer. It … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged caroline, foreign_exchange, monterey, san_francisco 1 Comment
Life, the Remodel, and Everything…
We’ve had a couple of relatively minor setbacks over the last two months. Back at the beginning of March we went to pick up some stuff from our storage unit in Galt (about 30 minutes south of Sacramento). I noticed … Continue reading
Posted in Our home remodeling project, Uncategorized Tagged chimney, dryer, electric_car, electric_truck, hvac, laundry, mason, plumbing, tacoma, washer Leave a comment