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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
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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
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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...
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Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 06:37 pm
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Gentoo in the Business World
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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!"
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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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Thu - Mar 19, 2009 : 11:34 pm
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Obama on Jay Leno
PoeticIntensity
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While my wife and I were watching The Office tonight, we got wind of President Obama being on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, so we decided to stay up to watch it. Well, I just got done watching it, and before I forget, I have to write down some initial thoughts. To begin, I am by absolutely no means whatsoever any source of any credible politi...
Personal / Politics
Tue - May 13, 2008 : 05:05 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Three Presiding - Walker
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I just finished reading through this talk, and it brought some thoughts to mind... With Elder Walker's example of his grandparents displaying a photo of the First Presidency, I totally agree with the analogy, "Years later I concluded that displaying the picture of the First Presidency was equivalent to Joshua’s beautiful expression: '...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Feb 24, 2008 : 12:41 am
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2nd Nephi : 9 - Part 1
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Before I even begin reading this chapter, I've gotta let you know that this chapter intimidates me.  It is so doctrinally rich, I'm seriously getting anxious just thinking about having to decipher its contents here and now.  I know this anxiety is unfounded because I know that God answers prayers, and I've prayed, so... Let's get to it. ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Feb 12, 2008 : 11:29 pm
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2nd Nephi : 4 - Part 1
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One thing which caught my eye this time, was the phrase, "I know that if ye are brought up in the way ye should go ye will not depart from it." I had to stop and read the sentence 4 or 5 times, just to make sure I wasn't seeing things. The footnotes on that sentence seem to confirm the vague meaning I'm deriving from it as well. ...
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Mon - Nov 19, 2007 : 01:51 pm
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Temple Worthiness
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Continuing in the tradition of weekly fasting, church this week was very enlightening.  Sarah and I decided to go to a new "marriage and family" class instead of the usual gospel doctrine lesson, and I'm quite glad we made that decision. Lately, temple worthiness hasn't meant much to me.  There's more to that story, but that's...
Lds / Spiritual
Fri - Jan 23, 2009 : 03:45 pm
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Alma : 13
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Okay.  I've used various verses from this chapter to prove that we had agency in the pre-earth life, but now I'm questioning myself.  Here's the basis: Verse 3 says this: And this is the manner after which they were ordained—being acalled and bprepared from the cfoundation of the world according to the dforeknowledge of God, on ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Fri - Oct 31, 2008 : 02:23 pm
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Mosiah : 29
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Interesting that in verse 7, the example he uses of an unrighteous king pretty much parallels what happened to the Nephites in the Land of Nephi under king Noah.  Couldn't have been many years since the people of Limhi had come to join Zarahemla, anyway.  I've never thought of that before. Verse 13 is always a fun one.  It's great ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Mar 23, 2008 : 11:25 pm
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How Grateful I Am
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I know a lot of the posts this year have been on the spiritual topic, but, I write about the events of my life, and so I guess this is what ya get. Today was awesome. If you've read my previous posts, you'll know that today I sang in the choir, gave a talk in sacrament meeting, and taught the 15-16 year old doctrine class. It was wonderful. ...
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Wed - Feb 13, 2008 : 11:28 pm
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2nd Nephi : 4 - Nephi's Psalm
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First, a question. In verse 15, Nephi states that he delights in the scriptures, and that he writes them according to the spirit.  Well...  That leads me to question whether or not he realized he was a prophet or not.  Very interesting, and possibly stupid, question (maybe he already knew about D&C 68:4). Now, the chunk of ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Jan 02, 2008 : 10:10 pm
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Book of Mormon Intro.
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This entry begins the documenting of my studies of the Book of Mormon in my "journal".  One of my new year's resolutions for 2008 is to read, study, and write about every chapter in the Book of Mormon.  I figured today was as good a time as any to begin. And so I begin with the Introduction of the Book of Mormon. --- I nev...
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Mon - May 19, 2008 : 08:24 am
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Life
koyote Dreams
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Well, the auction went real well! We made more then enough money for camps. Which by the way I am going to Girls camp. Their bumping me up a year so I'll be with my own age group.  At the auction I sold myself three times, each time was funny. Because the first I got up on the stand, heard the anounser say " Here is a very pretty young l...
Thu - Oct 16, 2008 : 07:43 am
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Praying makes it better
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I got the chance to go to work with my mom yesterday and help run the shop while doing some seminary when we had no people in the store. Around 3 I sat down at one of the desks and opend my books and the door bell rang and I got up since my mom was on the phone helping some one else, but the man went to some products that I have NO clue about so I ...
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...
Sun - Mar 08, 2009 : 08:09 pm
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Don't know how to feel
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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
Sat - Apr 19, 2008 : 08:35 pm
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South of happienss
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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...
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...
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
Fri - Nov 28, 2008 : 06:40 pm
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I really like it
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So, after almost being robbed at Wal-mart I came home talked to a friend went to bed. When I woke up I wrote this poem, " Never to cry"  it makes scence to me because well there my feelings.  So comment and let me know what you think about " Never to cry"     Lost in wonder, I can’t see why you l...
Mon - Aug 25, 2008 : 06:05 pm
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RICKS
koyote Dreams
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SO I've always wannted to go to Rcks ( BYU IDAHO) well two more years and I'm so there. I got my PA to help me find info about it, today I had a pack from the collage come in the mail. I was so exited! The best part it, Sara is also planning on going that same time I am! That would be the best thing to ever happen to me.  I mean Sara is my ...