Andrew Delos Reyes

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What I do

Digital Design

Websites, landing pages, and emails. Just kidding, don't talk to me about emails.

Front-end Development

I enjoy working with React. Most recently I've gotten into static sites using GatsbyJS, as demonstrated by this site.

Search Marketing

I've been doing SEO and paid advertising since 2008.

Projects

Ramblings

Chattanooga, Tennessee: Ruby Falls, Rock City, & Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que 02 January, 2017We picked this place as our next road trip in a semi-random way. My wife did a bit of research and found there was a good amount of kid-friendly activities there during the holidays, so we packed our stuff and jumped on the road for 15 hours. Ruby Falls Ruby Falls is an underground waterfall. I…2009 Macbook Pro: Service Battery, Replacement 22 December, 2016If you have a 2009 Macbook Pro like I do, by now you have either replaced your battery or you need to. In my case, my battery wouldn't last even an hour on a full charge, and I had a "Service Battery" message in my toolbar. Fortunately, it is a simple, relatively inexpensive process you can do…2009 Mackbook Pro Running Slow; Downgrade to Mountain Lion 22 December, 2016My personal laptop is a late 2009 Macbook Pro with 4GB of RAM, 250GB hard drive, 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, making it 7 years old at the time I'm writing this post. As Apple released updates over the years, like anyone else I was always excited to try out the newest features and installed each one…How to Replace the Power Steering Hose, 5th Gen Prelude 17 July, 2015This is not the easiest repair, but it is do-able at home. To make things easier, I'd suggest getting someone to help at a certain point - preferably someone with small hands and forearms. In my case, it was my wife! 1. Jack the front of the car up, and remove the front left wheel for better…4 Awesome Places You Must Visit in Costa Rica 02 May, 2015Costa Rica has something for everyone, and has more to see than you'll likely have time for. I had the opportunity to visit a lot more than I would recommend anyone else visit in 2 short weeks, and I'll share with you a few of my favorites so you can plan your next trip a little better. This is in…Fixing a Broken Wheel Stud on a 5th Gen Honda Prelude 02 May, 2015Muscles don't mesh with nuts and bolts. I had the displeasure of having to replace a front stud on my 5th gen Prelude last weekend. I overtorqued it, and when it came time to take the lug off, it was too tight and snapped right off. Tons of lessons here, but number one is this: use a torque wrench…Engine Coolant Thermostat Replacement, 2004 Suzuki Forenza 09 April, 2015Replacing this sensor on your Forenza is fairly simple, seeing as it's located right in front in an easy to get to location. All you will need is the replacement sensor, which comes inside its housing, a few tools, and a pan to drain your coolant. 1. Drain the coolant Open your coolant reservoir…Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico 06 March, 2015A couple of weekends ago I took my wife and daughter to Carlsbad, New Mexico to visit the Caverns. I'll start by saying that the caverns are a natural wonder that I completely underestimated, going into this trip. Much like standing over a high cliff overlooking a breathtaking view, the feeling you…Camshaft Position Sensor - Car Won't Start, 2004 Suzuki Forenza 01 March, 2015A while back I was diagnosing an issue on my 2004 Suzuki Forenza and pulled code P0342, part of what was causing my check engine light to turn on. In short, I ended up ignoring the code because it wasn't what I was looking for at the time, and my car was running a little rough, but otherwise fine…Changing my oil with a fluid extractor pump 13 November, 2014I never let anyone do my oil changes. In fact, if I can figure out how to do something on my own, I'll take the time to read up on it, get some advice, and then do it myself. The reason? It's hard to find someone you can trust to work on your car. And friends, I've proven myself right. So in all my…3 Ways You'll Lose Your Money in Costa Rica 24 September, 2014Planning on visiting one of the most internationally popular, well-spoken-of country in Central America? You won't have your dream vacation without paying for it. Here are a few ways the country will take money out of your pocket when you aren't expecting it. 1. Your rental car will cost you way…

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