Who has ten fingers, ten toes, and stayed up far too late on the Internet? I'll give you a hint. The same woman who ran through about a hundred potential outcome scenarios based on different decisions we could make and their potential outcomes. While it may be pointless to live in the future, sometimes when there is a big decision it does not hurt to schedule a … [Read more...] about How A Decision is Born
Part 1 - The Pre-Court Portion of the Blog Post The saga of our maybe-foreclosure continues.... Yesterday, Mr. Brickie went downtown and basically dropped in on the legal aid department from Partners In Community Building (they also have a Facebook Page). Luckily, the receptionist was out and the door was answered by the amazing lady-lawyer we talked to the first time we … [Read more...] about Mr. Brickie Goes to Chancery Court (May 2014)
Yesterday we went downtown with the youngest to visit the housing counselors that are supposed to be helping us get through this house stuff. For anyone who doesn't know what that means, I'll give you a quick catch-up. We are behind on our mortgage. The mortgage company offered us a HAMP modification but refused to tell us the terms of the modification, saying it would be on … [Read more...] about Housing Counselors Are Confusing
So, about this California DMV credit card data breach, huh? (That link goes to the Krebs on Security blog, which is now my favorite blog on earth because SECURITY.) There was, apparently, a private note sent from Mastercard to some unnamed people talking about some unnamed place but Krebs (who is Sherlock, natch) solved it. Brian Krebs is awesome and I don't know how I didn't … [Read more...] about DMV Data Breach! Time to Destroy the Credit Cards?
A mildly inebriated Valentine's Day house update. I love the idea of Chancery Court. Mostly because it sounds like some kind of thing that landed gentry or uppity English people would be part of as a social thing. "Oh, Bitty, let's go to Chancery Court!" and Bitty would reply, "Regina! That idea is tops! Let's do!" Then there would be gin and jazz, which would make me … [Read more...] about Mr. Brickie Goes to Chancery Court (Feb 2014)