Author Archives: Scott

First Day of School: Grown Up Edition

After the girls had their first day of school experience, I, Scott, have had my own. Sharon and I met whilst we were both studying Theology and Ministry at Ridley College in Melbourne. After getting married and starting back in … Continue reading

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And Indiana makes 11

On our trip to Wisconsin on the weekend we knew that we’d end up staying the night in a state we hadn’t yet been to. The two top contenders along our route were Kentucky and Indiana. After arriving in good … Continue reading

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Recovering a Corrupted PowerPoint File

We went round to a friend’s house today and after her ‘Hello’ to Sharon, Janelle’s next question was ‘Is your husband here?’ Most of us in IT are very accustom to being called upon to fix computer related ailments, much … Continue reading

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The Economics of Doing the Laundry

I’d toyed with the idea of this post earlier in our stay here in the US, but the topic came up again recently and so I thought I’d voice my thoughts on the topic. The apartment we live in has … Continue reading

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Florida: The rest

After the conference, the time was ours, but we didn’t have a well organised plan of what to do. The only thing we had planned was to visit Sharon’s school friend, Matt Tumas and his family, who live 3 hours … Continue reading

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Florida: The Conference, Disney and the Dobsons

Birmingham to Orlando is a 9-10 hour drive and we decided to do it over 2 days, rather than burn ourselves out on the Sunday when I then needed to be “with it” Monday for the conference. Our route took … Continue reading

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Florida, Ho!

So, one day, out of the blue my boss calls me over and says, “There’s a conference coming up. You should go. Do you want to?” Uncharacteristically, I immediately answered, “Yes”. Usually I like to know exactly what is involved, … Continue reading

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Going Places

I know that the blog has gone quiet for about the last 3 weeks. During this time, Sharon and the girls have been on a road trip, and I’ve been ‘baching’ it by myself. For one of the weekends that … Continue reading

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Free Phone Calls?

I started a post about setting up a VOIP phone here in the US that allowed us to make and receive phone calls to and from Australia cheaply, but it turned into a bit of an essay and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Reducing Blog Spam

When I first set up our blog, it was about a week before going on an extended overseas trip. We let quite a few friends and family now about it so that they could keep up with us as we … Continue reading

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