He learned!!! The following is an email I just received from my dad regarding while he is on vacation, the things I should do. Please note his appropriate use of a newly learned idiom!:
Subject: While I am out
You already have the roofer's phone number just in case.
Please ignore the bills (but keep them somewhere). I have already
scheduled the payments. Make sure you pay any bill you may get from places you hold a credit card (like department stores,....).