Category: journal

Do you want to read my health updates?

I’m in a particular situation this month, February 2017, and it’s regarding my health. I’m in no danger now, but I did have a couple of personal episodes that required intervention and was helped by having prayer support from those who pray to...

Food Tours in San Gabriel Valley, aka 626

Thought I’d share what I’m finding while researching an informal foodie tour in Southern California, Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, where’s there’s many great foods and flavors from many cultures and cuisines. Before I share my research, here’s my quick foodie hack...

Sequence of all 34 StrengthFinder themes

With the popular StrengthsFinder assessment, the online test provides a person’s top five themes in the resulting report. And when a person’s in a context where those five themes, talents, and strengths can be recognized and used, it is most energizing, productive, and...

Can I be an innovator and not an entrepreneur?

I realize that I have lots of ideas. Some of that comes from an overactive imagination. Some of it might be related to having ideation as my top-ranking StrengthsFinder themes. I even bring some of these ideas come into reality, but it...

Where to get 酸梅汤 Sour Plum Drink #suanmeitang

A wonderfully delicious Chinese beverage known as Suanmeitang 酸梅湯, aka Sour Plum Drink, is traditionally popular in parts of China and Taiwan, and you’d think it’d be available somewhere in popular Chinese areas here in the OC (Orange County, California). Since I don’t read...