Monday, December 19, 2005

After work today Amanda and I dropped the Jetta off at the dealership because a part is coming in tomorrow to fix the problem with the XM radio. Again.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Anyway, I helped out with the cameras at church today. Someone else was trying their hand at directing, which was fine, but I got put on a mostly-stationary camera and I didn’t feel there was much artistic challenge to it, other than making sure I had good head room.

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Amy Brower and Ben Farmer got engaged last night. Amy has been Amanda’s best friend since forever. She called us this morning and told us all about it. He did a good job- he’d gone out and bought an outfit- a coat, slinky black dress, the works, then took her out to Angus Barn.

Mortgage Loan Meeting

Work was pretty busy today, but I was able to detach myself enough to get ready during the 3:00 hour to go see Patrick Moore at Dover Mortgage. Amanda got off work at 4:00 and swung by the house. We got there at exactly 4:15, our appointment time. To make a long story short, it looks like we’ll be able to get a loan of up to $160K! Of course, a credit check has to be run first, but Patrick said that should be an issue, even with the trouble I’ve had. We have a very good income-debt ratio, and we’re looking at a first-time buyer’s program with an interest rate of about one point lower than the going rate. …

Thursday, December 15, 2005

I took Bruce to the vet today. They distracted him with some hotdog looking chicken treat (actually baby food) while they put a shot in the fat of his neck.