23
Nov

Much of what we do is dependent on what other people do. I have a real estate transaction scheduled to close next week. But most likely it will not close on the scheduled date because the closing depends on another closing that is being delayed. Delays in closing are no surprise in real estate because […]

22
Nov

In church service today, my pastor said something like, in today’s society, it is really hard for people to be thankful. There is always something more or  something better than what we have. It’s hard to be satisfied. The saddest people are the ones who get what they really want, and find it unsatisfying. When […]

My cousin is so cool. Geek of the Week

18
Nov

(UPDATE: Problem solved! Thanks, Elliot, once again.) You will notice that this blog has reverted to a standard theme with no customizations. Something happened a few days ago and I got this dreaded message Error establishing a database connection Then my son moved my content over to another …blah blah blah…some technical jargon…blah blah blah. […]

18
Nov

On my way to get some blood work done at Kaiser today, I saw a very angry man get out of his car in the middle of the street, stalked to the car behind him, and kicked the guy’s car. The older man in the car looked terrified. I was worried there would be a […]

13
Nov

I’ve been studying the book of Ruth. It’s a beautiful story with a good ending – the only kind of story that I like. But in between, God adds some excitement to this love story between Ruth and Boaz that has us holding our breath anxiously waiting for the final outcome. Well, of course, since […]

I woke up at 5:30am this morning to join the commuter traffic to downtown Los Angeles. My appointment was at 8:30am at the County Assessor’s office to appeal my property tax assessed value. I wanted to get there by 8:00 to sign in. Not knowing how long it would take me with unknown amount of […]

01
Nov

In the book of Matthew in the Bible, chapter 8 recorded the well-known event of Jesus calming the storm. The disciples were in the boat with Jesus when a violent storm kicked up. Much to the disciples’  irritation, Jesus was asleep. The disciples called, “Save us, Lord! We’re going to drown!” The interesting thing to […]