Joomla 3.0

| October 20, 2012

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 »

ESHS Prom 2012

| June 6, 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

| April 25, 2012

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,, submits a form and you want to send a confirmation message back to them, the from address must be It can’t… Read More »

Raclette Grilling

| April 22, 2012

One of our favorite meals with our friends, the Buchers, is raclette grilling. Raclette is a soft Swiss cheese that is melted and poured on top of potatoes and vegetables. On this particular day, we grilled lamb chops, sausages, and onion slices.