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Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 09:51 pm
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Old Fisherman's Grotto
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We just got back from a wonderful dinner at The Old Fisherman's Grotto on Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey California. The halibut was quite wonderful, but not nearly as good as the side-dish of clam chowder I got.  It really was fantastic. If you're ever in Monterey, CA, you simply have to get a bowl of that chowder.  It's quite amazing....
Personal
Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 04:54 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 5
PoeticIntensity
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Today's not over, but while the kids are taking naps, I thought I'd see what I could do to write about this day so far. First off - I *love* Monterey.  Last night, I don't think I got a whole lot of sleep, but notwithstanding that, I still woke up in an incredibly good mood due to the crisp salty air, the perfect temperature (around 60-68 deg...
Personal
Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 10:41 am
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Why I Love Monterey
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Okay.... Yes.. Collin knows he's cool.  Actually, he's just happy to be on his way to Monterey to enjoy the various wonderful goings-on there. Anyway...  I thought I'd list the reasons I love Monterey while I'm waiting for everyone to get ready for the day.  So... Here goes: By far the best reason to come to Monterey Califo...
Personal
Mon - Sep 03, 2007 : 11:14 pm
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Clam Chowder Heaven
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I'm not entirely sure about the east coast or any other coast, but the clam chowder from the west coast at the Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey California is ....  is....  well...  it's clam chowder the way it was meant to be. Today was a day full of driving in rush-hour-esque conditions, getting the hotel arranged at Monterey, CA. ...
Personal
Sun - Sep 02, 2007 : 04:24 pm
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Grace vs. Works
PoeticIntensity
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I just got back from a Presbyterian church meeting with Henry, Kim, Julia, Sarah, myself and our two kids.  It was quite interesting. We walked in there about 5-10 minutes late, and went forward until we were sitting like 5 rows back from the front. A full band of 7 people was playing on a stage and was sounding quite wonderful, actually.&...
Lds / Personal
Sun - Sep 02, 2007 : 04:16 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 2
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Day Two.... I woke up this morning to a wonderful sore-throat.  Nothing too bad, and I felt that it's one of those that will go away as the hours pass by.  Turns up I was right. I rolled around in bed (after getting probably like.... 2-3 hours of sleep on Friday night) this morning for a good 2 hours, trying to go back to sleep. When I...
Personal
Sat - Sep 01, 2007 : 11:33 pm
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html Images
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I was goofing around with The Gimp and noticed it had a couple save as html options. I played around with them and settled on using the colorxhtml one. This is how I took this image and turned it into a cool text html thingy. Before: After: The process goes like this: Open the image. Make sure the image is in the cor...
Sat - Sep 01, 2007 : 04:01 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 1
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Wow....  Today has been crazy. I woke up around 2:30am this morning, put the suitcases in the van, woke the kids up (actually, Luci was already awake and excited to be going to "Shugee's House"), put them in the van, said a quick prayer for safety and health, and we were off! I'm tellin' ya...  If you have kids and a 10-hour...
Personal
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 06:37 pm
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Gentoo in the Business World
PoeticIntensity
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It's not too often you read stories about a business who knowingly chooses gentoo as their Linux distribution of choice;  this is why I liked this story so much. Everything they say about gentoo (both good and bad) I believe is right on the money. This company chose gentoo to run their main servers for an email marketing company, and haven...
Gentoo / Linux
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 05:50 pm
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Survey Says... "The Data is GOOD!"
PoeticIntensity
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Okay, people.... I was hired on here at Nature's Way as the only person in the IT department who knows anything about web development.  Almost all people here are either networking, helpdesk, or SAP gurus.  They desperately needed help in the web development corner of IT.  So... They hired me.  Go figure. Anyway...  I w...
Personal / Programming
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Sat - Sep 01, 2007 : 11:33 pm
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I was goofing around with The Gimp and noticed it had a couple save as html options. I played around with them and settled on using the colorxhtml one. This is how I took this image and turned it into a cool text html thingy. Before: After: The process goes like this: Open the image. Make sure the image is in the cor...
Fri - Aug 21, 2009 : 03:08 pm
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m4a audio conversion in Linux
PoeticIntensity
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Today, an audio file was sent to me in an email.  This audio was compressed and encoded using the aac codec for compression and wrapped in m4a.  In order to use it, I had to convert this file to a wav format.  Usually, I receive files in mp3, ogg, or flac file types, and use lame, oggdec, or flac to decode them back to wav.  Wit...
Audio / Gentoo / Linux
Thu - Sep 23, 2010 : 05:01 pm
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Progress Continues...
AudioGuru
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Aside from being booked solid last week, Advanced Budget Studios has made some progress on the techinical side as well.  Up until now, we have only been able to handle 8 simultaneous streams of audio into the workstation, however, due to the success we've been having, we saw a need to upgrade.  We now have two M-audio delta 1010's synced ...
Audio Hardware
Mon - Jun 02, 2008 : 02:55 pm
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Gen. Conf. - 12YrOld Deacon - Madsen
PoeticIntensity
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The beginning of this talk was set by talking about the experience President Gordon B. Hinckley had as a deacon.  He spoke of the moving power of the men singing "Praise To The Man", at a Stake Priesthood Meeting. While reading that experience, my mind immediately turned back to a very similar experience I had when beginning my mis...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Sep 29, 2009 : 04:46 pm
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Drum Overdub
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At Advanced Budget Studios, we certainly can take an idea and create a masterpiece from nothing, but what if you've already got a great recording, but you just need that certain something to make it really stand out?  In the case of the G and M Project, they already a great recording of their song, Heartbreaker, but it wasn't quite where they ...
Audio / Drums / Mastering / Mixing / Music
Wed - Sep 24, 2008 : 07:08 pm
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Best friends?
koyote Dreams
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This weekend is a big immportant PowWow and none of my friends have ever come before.  This some is very important to me,  so on Sunday in Young Womens I talked about it and asked every body to come ( Doubting any'd come) so I looked at my "bff" and said Will you come please? Every body is going to this party that's invite only ...
Sun - May 17, 2009 : 11:42 pm
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A Great Saturday
PoeticIntensity
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Yesterday was a good day.  Yes, yesterday was most definitely a good day. My great friend Scott Morris's father died last week and they held the viewing and funeral yesterday.  I also had our annual concert with my band, Plan B. My day started at 6:45am (a time, I would really rather not see for my entire life), and consisted of dri...
Cars / Life / Spiritual
Tue - Nov 08, 2011 : 02:36 pm
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Welcome the Newcomers!
AudioGuru
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I've gotta say, October was crazy.  It was the busiest month the studio has ever seen.  That said, it has allowed us to upgrade some microphones! Might you join with me in welcoming our two newest microphones to the pack: The Joly Edition - "Gomez" Cascade ribbon mic! In our initial tests, I found the Gomez to be anothe...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Thu - Oct 21, 2010 : 03:38 pm
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HTF Wants to play for YOU!
PoeticIntensity
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So I'm sure many of you know that I've been working on a new project this year called "Herod the Fink".  We built a new site for it, and update the project's blog semi-regularly.  The site has music, photos, videos, and more, so you can get familiar with us, and know what to expect when we invade your living rooms... Yes... Y...
Herod The Fink / Music
Wed - Jul 18, 2007 : 12:12 am
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Luhn "Mod 10" Algorithm
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Whenever I do credit card checking, I always end up searching for longer than it would take me to create it myself, so...  without further ado, here's the Luhn, or "Mod 10" algorithm for validating credit card numbers. function mod_10($cc) {     $reversed_string = strrev($cc);     $string_array = str_sp...
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Sun - Feb 19, 2006 : 09:20 pm
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Today at Church...
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An interesting thought came to my head that turned into a quote of sorts. I'm sure others have said likewise, but I think this would be a great thing to have hanging in the house to constantly remind us. May thoughts and choices of today bring God to guide and light my way. Life with a healthy baby and a healthy wife sure is good. Welcome to ou...
Sun - Mar 08, 2009 : 08:09 pm
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Don't know how to feel
koyote Dreams
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Ok, so all this crazy stuff has happend since my last blog! When I say crazy I mean un-believeable. I've felt every emotion from the worst of heart breaks to pure joy to all the sudden being swept off my feet by someone I never would've thought of. I learned NOT to hide my realtionships from my parents, that it's still lying if you hide the most im...
From A Wild Mind
Thu - Apr 29, 2010 : 05:11 pm
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Random Thoughts
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Hey Guys, Okay so its been a really really long time since I last wrote anything.  I just recently remembered my password and that is a really big part of my reason for not writing.  I know this is suppose to be like a diary (right or wrong?), but I would perfer to think that its more of a letter to a best friend (hope that don't sound ...
Mon - Jan 30, 2006 : 08:40 pm
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Well it was one of those great stories...
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Name that tune... :) Man... I'm having a hard time thinking of what to write about. (as you can tell from my last post) Hmm..... Ya know... something I think I'm missing in my blog is the fact that I'm going to be a father (again) any day now. Sarah is due on February 10th and it's getting to the point where Collin Ryan Jones could join our...
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 09:20 pm
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merry christmas
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Merry Christmas Dear Latter-Day Saints   Merry Christmas I greet you wherever you may be as members of a church family Tonight we pay homage to our Lord. Born in a stable. Loved and adored.   He who'd been the creator of this earth. Condescended to a humble birth. And, thus we have the gift of Christmas. This the greatest of ...
Poetry
Mon - Jul 01, 2002 : 01:22 am
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Cave Experience in California. Exclusive with Sarah.
PoeticIntensity
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Wow... Ok... On Saturday, I played hooky yet AGAIN from work. I know I shouldn't have, but I was going to miss an excursion up to a cave in Auburn, CA with 20 other awesome people. I gave it some thought, and I figured that this would probably be my only opportunity to get to go in this situation, so... I went. I had a WONDERFUL time.. I saw...
Tue - Feb 10, 2009 : 01:58 pm
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Night from the Seventh Circle of you know where
sarahkimjones
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Okay, so Jason left yesterday afternoon for a trip to Green Bay.  I have been gearing up for this for a few weeks.  Preparing  myself to be without my beloved for a few days.  I figured this is no big deal, I can get through this no problem.  Well, it looks like the kids had a different idea about that for me.  I t...
Tue - Feb 14, 2006 : 10:48 pm
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Heaven Has Come....
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And in a sense, that's true! Yes, folks... Another addition to the illustrious Jones family has arrived here on earth just in time to watch his dad go a little more insane. If we were talking about anything other than the bunch of lunatics running around this house, that might just seem a little alarming, but we're not. So it isn't. :) Act...
Sun - Jan 08, 2006 : 03:58 pm
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Hoorah! Our wellness spell is over!
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Yup.. the Jones' family is now over its span of multiple-month's good health and have plunged into the wonderful month of January's sickness. We've all got some sort of weird light-flu-type bug, and it's not happy. Luci hasn't smiled all day and none of us went to church today. Ohwell... such is life. I hope I can work tomorrow. We'll see how...
Sat - Apr 19, 2008 : 08:35 pm
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South of happienss
koyote Dreams
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Well today my maw had this big Womens class about an hour away from here. So me and my family took her up there and we spent the few hours at the mall :-) We don't go to the mall to much cuz it's so far away! But I ain't t so sure I like it all that much, I ain't a people person my self. But it's ok some times. While I was there some very funny thi...