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Tue - Oct 30, 2007 : 04:56 pm
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No Extensions In Firefox?
PoeticIntensity
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Okay... I'm getting like crazy frustrated here... You know all those wonderful firefox extensions which allow web developers like me to work even faster and more efficiently?  Well...  They must all hate me. I've heard incredible things about Firebug and Y-Slow as far as web development tools go, but can I use them? Apparently no...
Gentoo / Programming
Mon - Oct 29, 2007 : 10:55 pm
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2007 Halloween Pumpkins!
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Well...  Our pumpkins this year were just so darned cute, I had to blog about em' - I mean, after all, this is my journal! So, without further ado, here are a few photos of the 2007 Jones Family Halloween Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza! ...
Personal
Mon - Oct 29, 2007 : 02:46 pm
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Life is Too Short to Hate Your Job
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My mom called me up a couple of days ago to give me some not-so-great news. My dad got fired from his job.  Now, those of you who know my dad know that he isn't "fire-able" material.  While he was employed at his full-time job at the prime of his life, he happened to "keep a job" for more than 15 years, so...  ...
Miscellaneous
Thu - Oct 25, 2007 : 01:40 pm
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Optical Illusion
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Last night before going to bed, I (well my wife) discovered an interesting phenomenon. Some type of optical trick/illusion, I don't know what is actually causing it. I was playing with a laser pointer with the lights out. It was completly dark and my wife asked me if I could see the blue streak seemingly coming out of the red dot. At first I didn...
Thu - Oct 25, 2007 : 11:13 am
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Microsoft Makes Me Sick
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I don't even know where to begin on this one.  Maybe I'll start by screaming in frustration due to Microsoft's complete incompetence.....  or is it incompetence?  Maybe, and more likely, it's completely calculated, thought-through, planned, and executed.... Apparently, Microsoft sent out an "automatic update" to all XP a...
Gentoo / Linux / Microsoft
Wed - Oct 24, 2007 : 04:58 pm
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Temptation and Personal Battles
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Something which I've never even tried to verabalize, let alone write down is the subject for today's blog. I've always thought there must be something wrong with me, since I've always been almost at the point of being tormented spiritually.  That may seem a bit harsh, and surprising to those who know me, but it's true.  Never actually ...
Spiritual
Tue - Oct 23, 2007 : 05:15 pm
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XFCE - Bouncing-back Window Focus
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Since I recently have switched to XFCE on my work computer (all home computers are still running Gnome), I've noticed a strange behavior with window focusing.  I'm trying to decide whether this is a feature, or a bug. What happens, happens once-in-a-while and I can't get it to do the same thing consistently.  Whether it's because this i...
Linux
Tue - Oct 23, 2007 : 01:39 pm
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Where Did My Internet Go?
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Okay...  I like my RSS feeds because they keep me up-to-date with the stuff I'm interested in. So, I click on this feed which leads me to article about a mom getting mad at Balmer for some reason or another.  Instead of going to the site itself, I'm brought to this full-page ad for something I'm not even remotely interested in. So,...
Computers / Current Events
Sun - Oct 21, 2007 : 02:05 am
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Mustang's Fog-lights?
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I simply must blog about this - quickly. When I arrived home from a trip through some pretty insane snow tonight, I simply had to test a theory I had about my 2007 Mustang GT's headlights vs. fog-lights.  (Apart from the chance to drive like a maniac in the snow, which I absolutely love) So, I get my car going about 25 down a very lowly-li...
Cars / Miscellaneous
Sun - Oct 21, 2007 : 01:38 am
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Snow and Headlights
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Okay...  We just got back from a little trip up to Ryan's house so he could sign us up for a loan that'll make it so we can make quite a bit of money saving up for life insurance (too much info for one paragraph to sustain, so.. we'll leave it at that) Anyway, on our way home, it began to snow, and snow quite a bit harder than I've ever see...
Cars / Miscellaneous
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Fri - Jun 14, 2013 : 01:20 pm
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Utah Valley = Talent!
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So, I've had the opportunity for the past few months to work full time with clients from all over Utah Valley.  From the sweet harmonies of By Request's soft country swing, to the relentless brutal drive of The Suffering's hardcore sound, the longer I'm in company with musicians of this area, the more I'm convinced that Utah Valley seems to be...
Music
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
Fri - May 23, 2008 : 04:36 pm
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Job Security
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I've been pondering on how I am to write about this without seeming haughty or prideful, because quite honestly, I feel nothing more than blessed beyond words. When I was offered this job, it just felt right.  Six months previous to my being offered this job, I was offered another job in SLC which seemed right in every aspect but the fact th...
Nature's Way
Mon - Sep 06, 2010 : 12:00 am
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2 monitor radeon xorg.conf
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So, I spent a few minutes today seeing how bare-bones I could get my xorg.conf.  My configuration is 2 23-inch Acer monitors, which are side-by-side using a Radeon HD4850 video card.  I'm using gentoo.  make.conf : VIDEO_CARDS="radeon". Also, I've got one big desktop from the 2 monitors.  Here's the config. ...
Gentoo / Linux
Mon - Dec 28, 2009 : 01:00 am
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Song In Progress
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 Not sure why I'm writing about this now, because I usually just finish the thing and then announce it at the same time as I share it. I guess this song is a complete deviation from anything I've done in the past.  Heh... Just now I'm realizing that I don't even have a name for this song yet.  I could call it "My Friend",...
Music / Personal
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
Sun - Sep 23, 2007 : 03:27 pm
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Texture Extraction
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(how-to)
Using The Gimp to remove low frequency data from an image. When I take a picture of something I would like to use for texture, there is often a slight change in the color across the entire image. I want to keep the detail, but make the overall color even across the image. This is a picture of dusty rain marks on the hood of my car: It is l...
Sat - Sep 20, 2008 : 09:50 am
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Not happining
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Well today I woke up and got dressed and all ready for my date. Then my mom came in and told me that I was not going the date unless he called to ask me... So I pretty much gave up on that! Then my cell phone rings and he said that he called my house but my Pa was on the computer so it not ring, I talked to him about where he wanted to meet and whe...
Mon - Jun 15, 2009 : 01:36 pm
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Alma 30 : Korihor
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Beginning this chapter, another testament to the correlation between peace and keeping God's commandments is apparent.  Giving "strict" heed to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel undoubtedly brings peace. Now, on a totally different note, I wonder where Korihor came from?  It just says that he came into the land.  Was ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Spiritual
Wed - Sep 21, 2011 : 11:14 am
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Ether : 13
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 So, this chapter, I hate to say it, wasn't very inspiring to me. I'm not sure if it's the state I'm in, or the chapter itself, or both, but there wasn't too much inspiration going on. I did, however, 3 years ago, begin the journey of reading and writing about each and every chapter in the Book of Mormon, so I've gotta write something, if I ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
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Mon - Apr 21, 2008 : 09:29 pm
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Sun shine
koyote Dreams
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Well today has been ok. I've spent most of it playing with my brothers, but later on in the night I came onto the computer to find something I never expected! I found that my new friend CMT_Music_Awards she said things I'll never forget, made me cry. I was suppost when I read what she said. I think she said she's only 11, she seems to be such a s...
Tue - Apr 18, 2006 : 02:07 pm
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Gentoooooooo!
PoeticIntensity
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Man.... I've just gotta say something. I was originally going to IM this to a good friend of mine (Steve), but decided that it was going to my blog. I recently (about 10 minutes ago) got a pop3 server going on my home-server on my gentoo box (heh.. all of my boxen are gentoo.... What...? I'm not a zealot! Serious!) Anyway.. When I finished ...
Fri - Mar 14, 2008 : 09:49 pm
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2nd Nephi : 23
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All I gotta say about this chapter is man, I do not want to be on the wrong side of things when the 2nd coming of Christ is ushered in. Verses like 16 and 18 really hit home on what we're in for. I can only assume the destruction of Babylon can be typed as a metaphor for what is coming when Christ comes again....
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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
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
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 09:27 am
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New Haircut
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I just thought I'd let ya'll know that I got a new haircut a couple of days ago.  I think its swell. I guess this just goes to show that I'm not entirely sane... pretty much... ever. The mohawk has quite a story which I might as well divulge right about now. It all happened about 7 years ago, when my brothers all got together for some event...
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
Sat - Jul 21, 2007 : 07:17 pm
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I Love My Journal
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Well....  I think it's finally getting there. I worked quite a bit on ilovemyjournal.com today and ....  its' coming along quite nicely!   I still haven't had anyone sign up yet, but I put it live like.. 2 weeks ago, and have been working on it often.  We'll see how it goes in the coming months. Anyway... I'm gonna go spe...
Tue - Jul 24, 2007 : 02:12 pm
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Site Re-do
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Well... I just spent the last 3 hours re-vamping around 300 lines of code for ilovemyjournal.com.  Hopefully, I've made it a lot more search-engine friendly for people who want to share their blogs, without compromising security any security. Being that this is also the 24th of July, I'm also very grateful for the pioneers, and everything the...
Mon - Mar 10, 2008 : 09:41 pm
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2nd Nephi : 19
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"...and his hand is stretched out still." I love that phrase.  To me, it's just another way of saying, "I will be here for you, no matter what you do or where you go.  I will always be here for you." What a comfort that is, knowing there will always be someone there for you.  I know it is for me, and I've felt...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual