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Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 09:51 pm
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Old Fisherman's Grotto
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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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Tue - May 06, 2008 : 05:20 pm
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07 Mustang GT Upgrade Round 2
PoeticIntensity
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Okay... Those who have followed my journal / blog, know that I have a 2007 Mustang GT, which I recently upgraded with Flowmaster exhaust and a Magnaflow X-Pipe. Well, I was expecting it tomorrow, so when my wife called me at work, right after lunch to give me the news, I was beside myself with excitement. Delievered to our door was my new ...
Cars
Wed - Feb 04, 2009 : 11:58 am
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Car Mods and Emissions
PoeticIntensity
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Last spring, I modified my car - and then modified it again. The 2nd modifications entailed me re-programming (or flashing, or tuning) my car's computer.  One thing I didn't realize at the time was that evidently, a standard protocol for most tuners out there is to turn off the O2 sensors which monitor emissions after the catalytic converter...
Cars
Wed - Apr 01, 2009 : 03:16 pm
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ILMJ Photo System?
PoeticIntensity
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(announcement)
So lately I haven't had any major projects going on involving programming, and I started to miss it, so I decided to act upon a thought I had about a month ago. That thought consisted of me wanting a definitive answer to my almost 10,000-photo collection of digital images which seems to keep growing, and staying totally unorganized. So, two day...
I Love My Journal
Sun - Apr 18, 2010 : 10:48 pm
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Happy Birthday, Jason!
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  I know it's a little bit late, but I thought I needed to write about my B-day anyway.  It was the 14th, and evidently, the 16th, too. So, the 14th began with a great time eating lots of great food.  Pancakes for breakfast, my best friend Scott took me to my all-time favorite Thai restaurant and we got some insanely delicio...
Life / Personal
Wed - Jan 30, 2008 : 10:03 pm
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1st Nephi : 19
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know, I love verse 6, and verses like it (2nd Nephi 4, for example).  The reason is quite simple. Sometimes it's hard to remember that prophets are people, too.  They're just subject to Satan's temptations and mistakes and errors and such as we are.  Verses like this remind me that they aren't perfect, and it brings them down to...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Nov 02, 2008 : 10:10 pm
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Samuel's Baby Blessing
PoeticIntensity
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Well... Today was the big day at church with the blessing of the newest addition to the Jones family, Samuel Jones. The blessing went well, even if I did botch the proclamation of the power by which the blessing was given.  I'm glad God is a forgiving God. The spirit of the meeting was wonderful, and it testified quite powerfully of one sp...
Family / Friends / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Apr 24, 2007 : 07:18 pm
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The scientific method can't prove everything.
PoeticIntensity
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Okay, okay... I do understand that there is a ton of good that has been brought about by the scientific method, but seriously, people; is that the *only* way to prove something is true? Wow. In my opinion, we've really limited ourselves if we think that's the only way to "prove" the truth of something. I just (finally) finished D&C 76, an...
Sun - Mar 30, 2008 : 11:59 am
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Moment of Truth??
PoeticIntensity
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Last night, I watched a recording of American Idol, and since I have the myth system set to record 10 minutes previous to the beginning of the show, I had recorded the last 10 minutes of a show called "Moment Of Truth". The whole premise of this show is to take a polygraph (lie-detector) test previous to the show, and then go on live TV...
Current Events
Thu - May 13, 2010 : 02:36 pm
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Helaman : 12 - Happiness
PoeticIntensity
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Anyone who knows what Helaman 12 is all about is probably wondering how in the world I could label this chapter as "Happiness".  hehe... Yesterday, I was having a very interesting conversation about happiness with a dear friend of mine, and oddly enough, today's chapter was Helaman 12, which of course, talks all about the frailties...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - May 18, 2008 : 10:24 am
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2008 UVSC Auto Show
PoeticIntensity
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To start, I must say that the video above was created using a very old digital camera.  It shoots at 15 fps, so, that is why the video quality is so horrible.  I'll see if I can't get a more decent video later on.  Now, on with the entry... I would have written about this yesterday evening, but I was dead-tired.  So... I'll wri...
Audio / Cars
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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...
Sat - Apr 17, 2010 : 03:32 pm
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Ingredients of Life
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I haven't written in a while- my life is crazy. Balancing all the ingredients of life is no easy task. Ingredients. Hmmm.That reminds me, I love this recipe I found online that is SO easy. It takes five minutes. Literally. It has simple ingredients that can be found around the house. Chocolate Mug Cake. Thank you to Group Recipes.com. Enjoy! In...
From A Wild Mind / Recipe
Wed - Jun 11, 2008 : 10:06 am
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cmt_music_awards
nikki
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hey look chrissy i do no that my dad could hurt us both very badly but i wouldnt let him do that to megan she is like a big sis to me and i live her you and i love you 2 and i think ur a cool lil person chrissy and believe me i would never invite megan over knowing my dad would hurt her that isthe only time he has ever done something like that...
Fri - Nov 20, 2009 : 10:37 pm
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Jazz Goodness...
Drummer
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I just got done playing some sweet jazz for a client, and with the usual rock 'n' roll requests coming in, this was a great change of pace. I'm always intrigued at the different nuances that exist between styles of music as it pertains to rhythm and percussion.  Rock and roll pounds out some great 4/4 along the occasional 3/4 timing, with so...
Drums / Music
Fri - Nov 28, 2008 : 06:40 pm
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I really like it
koyote Dreams
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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...
Wed - Feb 01, 2006 : 09:31 pm
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XML is....
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something I've never really learned? Yup. Today was the day I found out that one major part of my new job is to handle a data feed made purely of XML. Do I know anything about XML? Yes.. But have I ever done anything with it? Yes. How much? One simple little flash dealio, and I did that over 3 years ago. So... My point? I've gotta learn ...
Mon - May 19, 2008 : 08:24 am
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Life
koyote Dreams
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(short story)
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...
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...
Sat - Feb 04, 2006 : 11:58 pm
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My Wife Says......
PoeticIntensity
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Some very interesting things to me when I ask her "Hmm.... What should I write about today?" She suggests that I write about my undying love for her. Well... If that isn't obvious, I'm obviously not myself. Anyway.... Tonight we went on a date, and it was a good date. We were with Scott and Alison (and Steve, who never showed up..... poop-on...
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...