Christmas with Gees, Gongs, and Lows 2014

We celebrate Christmas with Ron’s side of the family.

Christmas with Gees, Gongs, and Lows 2014

2013 Coronation Dance

We had dinner at the Kigawa’s home before the Coronation (i.e., Homecoming) Dance.

2013 Coronation Dance

Recovering from a Bad Theme Installation

If you’ve read some of my earlier website-related posts, you know that I host several web sites on a GoDaddy Windows server account, and I use WordPress as the CMS for those sites. I use a Windows server because I have several ASP pages that I run which access Microsoft Access databases, and I haven’t …read more

Recovering from a Bad Theme Installation

Dinner at Burgess’

We have dinner at the Burgess’ home. Ron made gumbo and we had fancy cupcakes for dessert. We also celebrated Stephanie’s 18th birthday.

Dinner at Burgess'

GIMP

I have been using a free software application, GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program), for a number of years to touch up my pictures. I shoot with an inexpensive compact digital camera, the Panasonic Lumix 12.1 megapixels. Even though it’s a nice model as far as compact digitals go, my pictures suffer from a lot …read more

GIMP

Joomla 3.0

Objective: To get a web site up and running using Joomla 3.0 on a Windows IIS server hosted by GoDaddy. Background: I’ve used GoDaddy as my web host for a number of years, choosing their Windows Deluxe package because I have a number of ASP applications that use Access databases. I have experience doing manual …read more

Coronation Dance

Stephanie and Morgan, along with a few of their friends, prepare at the Kigawa’s home for the ESHS Coronation Dance.

ESMS Promotion 2012

Morgan was promoted from middle school (8th grade) in a ceremony at El Segundo Middle School on June 22, 2012.

ESHS Prom 2012

Stephanie and her friend, Leandra Ibrahim, prepare for the prom at our home, and then meet up with friends in Westchester to travel to the prom together.

WordPress, Comments, and E-mail

Another problem specific to GoDaddy-hosted sites: when sending e-mail from your site, you must use a GoDaddy-hosted domain name as the from e-mail address. For example, if a user on your site, foobar.com, submits a form and you want to send a confirmation message back to them, the from address must be someusername@foobar.com. It can’t …read more