Friday, November 21, 2008

Snow Flurries Today - Because It's My Birthday!! :).

I actually woke up super late today! I had to work  on the new church website with a new domain, so it is always challenging :) late as 3 AM!

Before I woke up, the first words that came out from my mouth..."thank you Lord" for giving me another bountiful's my birthday, and it's snowing!"

My husband greeted me early in the morning with a birthday song (with his own tune..LOL!) and a cake on bed! I guess I was blowing the candles in a wrong direction, because I was really super sleepy! we decided to have another second candle blowing tonight, with photos :)).

Thank you Lord!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Another Early, Surprise Birthday Gift!

Yesterday, I received this at our's the key lighting piano that I once saw in Skymall magazine couple of months ago. Of course, somebody took note about it (again) and sent it to me :). I told hubby how I wish I can play the piano well as I love to listen to music. Thank you again beloved...:)).
Now, I still don't know how to play it, but I am working on it. I still have to refresh my mind on the basics as I had some piano lessons before wayback 2 decades ago...hahahaha!!! Good thing is that it can teach you the proper fingerings, plus it has a song book with musical sheets, just in case you want to play some songs there. I always love listening to people who know how to play the piano...still wishing I can play that well.
Now, I have to find time to work and practice on some songs. Another leisure time added for me which isn't bad...I won't get bored! :).
See ya later folks...I can't wait to press the DO, RE, MI...:)).

Monday, November 17, 2008

Your Friend's List As Per Friendster's Customer Support

Recently, I contacted friendster's online support center. Below is my letter that I sent. of course, who doesn't get pissed off? I closely track all of my friends' updates, and just imagine if things are suddenly messed up without even having a piece of information and explanations being given!

My Letter:

Hey Friendster team,
What's's been 3 days since your site is unstable, inaccessible, temporary maintenance, whatever!!!

Friendster Customer Support's Response:

Hello ,

Thank you for contacting Friendster Customer Support.

Over the past several days we’ve been upgrading our service and you may have experienced site issues, discrepancies in counts or even friends missing from your friends list.

If friends on your friend's list are missing, please be patient; they are not permanently deleted and are still in our database (we're just having problems displaying them). We are working on restoring your entire friend's list and should have the complete list back within the next several days.

Thank you again for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.


Customer Support

My suggestion is that, don't add your friends again. Your friends are all intact. Just that the displayed numbers on your friend's list is not working well. If you try clicking the VIEW ALL on your friend's list, you'll notice that they are all there.

Thanks for the support team for that information. Now, at least we know what's happening. The only thing that wasn't done properly is that there was no information dessiminated to all subscribers regarding this, which can make things more worst! Some became panicky, irritated, (name it)...myself included.

Hope everything will get to be done sooner! :).

Friday, November 14, 2008

Where did all my friends go???

Since last night I had a hard time accessing my friendster page. It appeared later that it was of "temporary maintenance."

However, when I tried accessing it again today, I noticed that almost all of my friends on my list were gone. Am I the only one having this glitch? It's ridiculous! For 200+ friends, gone???

I wonder what's the friendster team has been doing lately. I hope it's only a glitch. I can't just afford to lose another vital links (friendster has already lost my 200+ some links on my blogs.

Monday, November 10, 2008

5WITS - Boston's Most Interactive Entertainment Experience

If you find yourself roaming around Boston, - and you love to take a mind-bending adventure of sights, sound and action, visit 5WITS - located at Brookline Ave.

The 5WITS premier show called "TOMB" is just like stepping into a simulated Indiana Jones movie setting wherein you find yourself solving puzzles and mind boggling games inside a 3,000 year-old tomb using your wits.

This is a 45-minute adventure, but might take longer depending on how fast you are in solving a given task.

In the setting, you'll find yourself trapped by the spirit of an ancient pharaoh, facing ingenious challenges that must be completed. The bigger your group, the better teamwork!

Our experience:

It was a little bit more tough for us since there were only 2 of us (me and hubby) plus our guide.

Take note: - a guide will always be with you just to be sure you won't be trapped there forever!

We were taken to 5 chambers (I hope I counted correctly) one at a time as we solve mind boggling games. I will tell you the details later once I've already posted this on my travel blog.

So far, I tried counting the tasks and we had 9 tasks as much as my mind can recall all of them. It seems when you fail in a certain task, there's an option (simpler one) given just for the sake of completing it, so you can move on to the next. Without completeing any task given in a certain chamber, you can't move on and thus, you will be trapped.

If you want to know more, you can find them online as well.

From there, you know more what to expect, including the ticket prices and driving directions.

Try it!'s one of a kind.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Stepping Into The Prime of Life

Two weeks more, and I will be into what they call the prime of life.

As much as I am getting old(er), it seems I'm already starting to feel some annoying symptoms. I know I have a lot, but I continue to pray and lift my hands all up to Him above. I continue to be a Christian soldier who fights for anything worth fighting for including health problems and sickness.

It's now a week since I started to have this vertigo that annoys me. I got it when we were in Boston. Everytime I lie down and get up from bed...everything spins like crazy!

I hope we can get a doctor's appointment sooner. Please help me pray for a complete healing and fast recovery.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Attempted Hacks on Our Credit!

Last Saturday, immediately after we arrived home from Boston, there were pending voice mail messages on our phone. Hubby checked on them and 2 messages came from one of our credit card provider telling us that there has been some suspicious activity that had occured same day (Saturday) on one of hubby's credit card accounts. He immediately called the number and we discovered, somebody had ordered items from and another from snapfish. The credit card representative told us the transactions happened at 1:00AM of Saturday. Hubby asked me if I ordered those, I told him not at all, because I never used his credit card in ordering things.

The total amount of the transactions was more than $1,000!!!

Thank God!...our credit card anti-fraud protector works! My husband said to me: "Looks like we have to eat our own words". I readily agreed because last time, hubby had a bad argument with the same credit card provider because they withheld our purchases, thinking that it was a fraudulent activity. Hubby warned them of cancelling his account with them. Now, we know they are just doing their job, for our own good and security.

For those who have credit cards, better get an anti-fraud detector service with just a minimal fee. Our accounts has it, and just for a minimal fee, it is all worth it to protect you from any attempted hacking.

Be safe and advanced Happy Thanksgiving! :)