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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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?
PoeticIntensity
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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?
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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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Sat - May 01, 2010 : 12:31 pm
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Helaman : 10
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Amazing.  A couple of chapters ago, I was commenting on the sad state which Nephi found himself in, and the amazing faith he must have had to remain in a state of faithfulness to God, when everyone around him was wicked. I guess that's the way it goes.  God tries us to our breaking point, careful not to give us trials beyond our capabil...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Sep 30, 2008 : 02:29 pm
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Mosiah : 18 - 20
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I read Mosiah 18 yesterday and found that due to the mindset I'm having now of an overall perspective, it was hard to get into all the details of what Alma was saying.  This is a great chapter for new members, or people who are trying to understand baptism. One question I have always had with this scripture is, "Where did Alma get the ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Mar 23, 2008 : 11:25 pm
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How Grateful I Am
PoeticIntensity
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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. ...
Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sat - Jan 05, 2008 : 06:51 pm
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1st Nephi : 2
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Things that impressed me for this chapter were different than any time I've read it before (that I can remember), and that, being as simple as it is, is a testament to me as to why we should continue reading the Book of Mormon throughout our entire lives. Interesting how Laman and Lemuel consider the spiritual visions of Lehi to be "foolishn...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 10:06 pm
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1st Nephi : 14
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When I sit and think about what I just read, the 14th chapter of 1st Nephi is pretty crazy. Just a few points... The majority of the chapter is all about the "mother of abominations" and the "whore of all the earth". I believe it's written here to clarify the impact this (these) church(es) has (have) had upon the plain and...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - May 27, 2007 : 05:03 pm
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Un-Believable...
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Alright... This is insane. On Friday (2 days ago), we were here in California, and my cell phone was in the van. Unbeknownst to me, Andrea Clifford from Natures Way called around 11:00am, telling me that they were done with the 2nd-round interviews and wanted to talk to me concerning the web developer position. I got that message around 4:20....
Sun - Dec 02, 2012 : 10:08 am
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Live Room is framed!
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 Well, I'd say last week was a success for the progress of the studio!  I'd also say it was a pretty big failure for the state of my body.  Man, I'm getting old.  Even my 70-year-old dad out-did me, and that's just sad.  Even though my fingers are swollen, and my feet hurt, I've gotta say it was 100% worth it. We started ...
Studio
Mon - Sep 15, 2008 : 08:18 am
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Dew Tour 2008
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Two days ago, after I got done with the Salt Flats, Steve and I went over to something which previously I had never even heard of before.  It's called the "Dew Tour". The event is in Salt Lake City and runs for 4 days during which the best skaters and bikers in the country come and compete. I was only there for maybe 4 hours, but...
Current Events / Fun / Miscellaneous
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 ...
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
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Sun - Jun 28, 2009 : 11:51 pm
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Preschool Graduation
sarahkimjones
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Cecilia graduated from Preschool last month, but I finally am getting around to posting the pictures of it.  She absolutely loved her graduation.  She felt very special.  This is her Preschool class singing songs for us for their graduation ceremony.  The little boy in the yellow shiny shirt is Owen's little brother.  ...
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
Tue - May 06, 2008 : 11:20 pm
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Joseph and Cumorah's Cave
kelly miller
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Hi, haven't come to your site in a while. I loved catching up on your scripture reading. I like to get emails from askgramps.com he was the mission pres. at the mtc at some point and you can ask him anything. well what do you think of this... please let me know. Where can I find the account of when Joseph and Samuel Smith went into a room in the h...
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
Thu - Aug 30, 2007 : 05:30 pm
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Did I switch too soon?
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Today was a good day.  I didn't get enough sleep, so after our work lunch party, which enabled us to eat large amounts of Korean food (seasoned beef 'n' stuff wrapped in lettuce was good, but I didn't like the "kimchi" which was nothing more than hot and spicy rotten cabbage), I felt a bit tired...  Too tired to work. So, I wen...
Programming
Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- a poem
kelly miller
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  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints   We believe other lands had visits from Christ. They saw signs in the heavens, they knew His name. He taught them, they felt His wounds, He dried their eyes. The Book of Mormon testifies that He came.   We're Christians otherwise nicknamed “The Mormons”. The Chur...
Poetry
Tue - Aug 28, 2007 : 09:25 am
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Forgiveness
PoeticIntensity
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At church this Sunday, we talked about the topic of "forgiveness" in priesthood class and I've gotta say, holy cow - I love that class. Ya know...  I often wonder what makes a good class, and what makes a "not-so-great" class as far as gospel doctrine or priesthood or relief society goes.  Learning about religion can ...
Lds / Spiritual
Tue - Jul 16, 2002 : 10:45 pm
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My Testimony
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I wish I could describe to you how much gratefulness is in my heart for whoever is in the skies who loves me. The prophets say He is Jesus Christ - and I believe them. This being up there loves me more than I can possibly comprehend. There is no way that words can describe to you, whoever you are, how much I want to learn to love Him. One thi...
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
Mon - Mar 10, 2008 : 09:41 pm
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2nd Nephi : 19
PoeticIntensity
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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