keep it updated

I’ve heard people say WordPress and open-source in general is not secure. I believe otherwise. Simply keep the app and its associated plugins updated and you’re good.

If you customized your theme, the next theme update will wipe your customizations so seriously think of creating child themes. It’s easier than you think.

Should the plugins you use stops development then ditch it and look for another plugin.

Sometimes the process is tedious but you’ll feel more secure about your WordPress site.

password minimums

Maybe it’s time to level up you password’s minimum number of characters from eight (8) to maybe 10 or even 15. Remember that the longer the password the more difficult it would be to crack it.

I was also considering to implement this change in the company I work in. I expect some will have their say of it but it’s for their own security.

through the window

window

it was a cold morning when you left. i remember because it was raining really hard the night before. there were no goodbyes but just a gentle brush of your hand against mine. the last touch. that was ages ago. the room had become darker as the days passed but each day i still wait for you to come back. sometimes i would sit by the window and look for your face among the multitudes that pass by and i would just close the panes after the sun has set.

but now i grow tired of sitting and looking out the window. the faces have become blurs in time. the room has gone much darker and i tire.

i feel myself starting to leave.


This photo was taken in the late 90s, the words were written sometime in early August 2015, and I put them together and posted it on Instagram in the latter part of August of the same year.

There is no time limit

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.

— Benjamin Button

portraits

portraits

This photo was the one that got me started with portrait photography.

This was taken when Cherry and I were just starting to go out. It feels like it happened just a year ago.  Time is biased. It goes so quickly during the happy  times and walks all too slowly during the not so good times. As of late, time seems to just linger about as if waiting for something to happen.

The photo was taken with a borrowed Pentax film camera loaded with a Kodak black and white film. ISO 400, if I remember correctly.