Fire (December 31, 2005, 0) - There was a big fire right next to our house. We all got out safely, including the pets.
In the meantime, check out Peppy’s narrative at
http://www.livejournal.com/users/ninjapeps/130624.html for pics.
I need to learn how to be the keeper of stories. My dad told me some interesting
Traffic’s silver lining
Insights into crowd management: shock, authority
Insights into crisis management: people,
Planning for currency conversion (September 21, 2011, 5) - What’s the most effective way to convert money for spending during our trip? Here are the options I considered:
Bring Canadian dollars and convert to Philippine pesos at home
Buy US dollars and convert them to Philippine pesos at home
Buy Philippine pesos in Canada and bring them over (paying attention to
In other news… (November 2, 2006, 0) - I’m back on the wagon of tracking every expense. There’s a certain
satisfaction in knowing that every cent is accounted for. This time,
I’m using John Wiegley‘s excellent
Ledger command-line accounting
tool. It works with plain text, of course.
I’ve just figured out how to do my fancy earmarked accounting thing.
I’ve partially sorted out my cashflow, but I’m not sure
How I organize my personal finances (July 1, 2011, 3) - Update: I found the image!
Mia is learning more about personal finance. She came across my post on my financial network map and virtual envelope system and wanted to know if I had a copy of the image. Unfortunately, I don’t seem to, but it’s as good a time as any to post an update.