Category: journal

How to freely give as you have freely received

When I read articles and hear talks about being more generous, so much of those tends to be about giving away more money. And there’s a pressing need for that so that donations can fund and sustain the myriads of charitable and non-profit organizations. Sometimes these talks...

the 2015 OC Easter Tour, a family tradition

As Holy Week for Christian churches around the world approaches the weekend, churches are hosting worship services for the next four days. And, thus begins our family traditions (since 2011) for going to as many churches as possible in the OC, that...

A Christmas mass choir at Disneyland every year

Made a new discovery at Disneyland this weekend, proclaiming the great story of Christmas. First time I’ve heard of this tradition called Candlelight, and even my huge-Disneyland-relative Rachelle didn’t know about this most awesome annual experience. Last night as we were ready...

Not all web hosting servers are alike, some are faster

As Internet adoption continues to ramp up at a brisk pace around the world, people want faster websites and search engines do too. With WordPress running nearly 22.4% of the Internet (at the time of this post), having a compatible and speedy web hosting...

Why ads now after 15 years without

short version: this website needs an upgrade, and that means extra monthly costs for web hosting. long version: I’ve been blogging since June 1999, having started journaling online before it was blogging. I’m an early adopter like that, love experimenting with new...

How to reset Prius C maintenance required light

Here’s how to turn off the error message on the Toyota Prius c dashboard that says: MAINTENANCE REQUIRED Reset the maintenance data (U.S.A. only) After the required maintenance is performed according to the maintenance schedule, please reset the maintenance data. To reset...