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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...
Fri - Feb 10, 2006 : 09:49 pm
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R00t3d...
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Oh... My... Goodness... I can't think of where to begin, so I'll just start typing. Two days ago we decided it was time to cut the umbilical for the other guys who were the old I.T. team for the company I work for. We did so by changing all passwords (or so I thought), and that's about it. We thought we had em'.... So.... We all went home and...
Mon - Feb 06, 2006 : 10:53 pm
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Are the tides turning?
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Okay.... Something weird is happening inside me. I feel a churning in my gut. I feel spindles on my skin... I feel hair growing out of my HEAD!!!!! Oh wait... Ummm.... No I don't. None of it is true. So..... I go to work today and I'm talking with Matt (the new developer, er... lead developer) and .... we're having a heart-to-heart and f...
Sat - Feb 04, 2006 : 11:58 pm
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My Wife Says......
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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...
Thu - Feb 02, 2006 : 08:44 pm
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Life is a contradiction.
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Man.... No wonder we're all so screwed up in this life. If someone out there honestly does not think he or she is screwed up in some manner hasn't really lived. :) The whole reason for my saying this is the very essence of my life. If I've been taught once, I've been taught 1,000,000 times that to touch a lit burner on a stove is to get B-U-R-N-E-...
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 - 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...
Thu - Jan 26, 2006 : 10:37 pm
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What to write today...
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Let's see what I can get written in 5 minutes tonight. Work is going quite well. I'm learning tons about Linux and administrating SLES9 servers. This might turn to my advantage because I have a friend (the ever popular Linux evangelist Scott Morris... yeah, that guy) who works at Novell (where I used to work) who will accept some tutorials writ...
Wed - Jan 25, 2006 : 10:14 pm
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Oh... My... G....T (as in Mustang GT)
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Okay people.... Today at work was great, and everything.... But I've just gotta tell ya... Well.. before I get ahead of myself, let me rewind a bit... The commute to my new job requires me to drive by a new Ford Dealership, and darnit.. They have a great selection of a certain car I'd really like to own someday. Well.... (yes.. the story gets wo...
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Tue - Jan 24, 2006 : 09:59 pm
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Baptism By Fire...
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All I gotta say is, I'm glad I had a lot of clothes on this morning. Yes, it was friggin' cold outside, but that was only a small nuisance. The real reason I'm glad I had many layers on was due to the large amount of crap I shot in my drawers when I checked the main server log files this morning. Around 9:30, the floor admin came to me saying he...
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Mon - Jul 27, 2009 : 12:14 am
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Great Sunday!
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Ya know...  Today was a good Sunday.  In church, we learned about trials, and the nature of them - why God gives them to us, and why we need them.  D&C 58 1-4 is a great reference if you're looking for some good stuff on trials.  We talked a lot about Zion's Camp, and the general tendency the early saints had toward generati...
Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Mar 23, 2009 : 10:00 am
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Alma : 17
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The beginning of this chapter is one of my favorites.  I love verse 2 and 3. True friendship, at least in my case, is always born of spiritual origin.  The friends I've had that have lasted have always had a solid spiritual foundation.  And yes... Finding that old friends have kept the faith and increased in the knowledge of the Lo...
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Tue - May 18, 2010 : 03:13 pm
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Helaman : 13
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Okay..  I've never thought of this before, but, how convenient do you think it was for Samuel to climb up on a wall, built around a city most likely to keep people out?  Yeah, I don't think it could have been that easy.  How often do we find any reason at all to get out of doing what God wants us to do?  Well, God told Samuel he...
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Sun - Apr 13, 2008 : 12:03 pm
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Enos
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Someone of spiritual authority once told me that anyone who read the book of Enos, and marked his scriptures based on importance, would have the entire book of Enos highlighted. After reading it this morning, I can see why. The first thing that hit me was the phrase, and my father "taught me in his language".  If we read the fi...
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Tue - Jul 08, 2008 : 03:57 pm
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KNRS 570 AM and Linux
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When I'm not listening to music, I love listening to a few AM talk radio programs.  Well, about six months ago, one of my favorite radio stations, KNRS 570 AM radio, changed their streaming program that let people use the Internet to hear their content. This change effectively shut-out all Linux users.  I chatted with 4 other Linux use...
Gentoo / Linux / Miscellaneous
Tue - Apr 22, 2008 : 12:11 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Spcl Exprncs - Rasband
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I feel very connected with this talk.  He speaks of the importance of remembering those special experiences we have with the Spirit which enrich our testimonies.  Some of the quotes I love from this talk are as follows: Our personal journey through life provides us with many special experiences that become building blocks of faith and t...
General Conference / Personal / Programming / Spiritual
Mon - Aug 27, 2007 : 06:55 pm
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Sony is at it again.
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Heh....  If you know me at all, you probably know a couple of things about me (in no particular order): I love Linux and gentoo I own a 2007 Mustang GT I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I really loathe the idea of DRM. Now, before I get into the details,  DRM just makes me sick.  I ha...
Drm
Mon - Apr 30, 2007 : 05:24 pm
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Jason’s Journal is Finally Consolidated!
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Holy cow.  My journal is done.  I still can’t believe it.  Wowza. I started writing in my journal every day on January 1st, 1990.  About ten years later, I found that I had journals scattered all over the place, and with my technical background - I hated the disorganization of something that might be precious someday.&nb...
Personal
Mon - Jan 12, 2009 : 03:29 pm
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Alma : 7
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I just finished reading Alma 7 and, once again, am in a state of mind which makes it hard to actually get any spiritual nourishment from it.  I'm not entirely sure what's going on with me now-a-days, but I don't really like it all that much. Anyway...  Here goes with what I got from the chapter (it being among the best chapters in the ...
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Fri - Aug 22, 2008 : 12:36 pm
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Mosiah 4 and Other Thoughts
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I decided to get back into reading the scriptures now that I've finished the last conference talks. This has nothing to do with Mosiah 3, but one thing I neglected to write about was the last gospel doctrine class I attended.  Our wonderful teacher, Ryan Anderson taught again, and made a wonderful parallel out of Amalickiah and Satan. We...
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Sun - Jun 23, 2002 : 12:18 pm
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Musical Nirvana in Cali
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Oh....my....goodness... Yesterday was simply beautiful.....simply beautiful. I don't have NEAR enough time to write down exactly my feelings nor what happened...however - suffice it to say, yesterday was beautiful. I got up yesterday morning and started packing up my drums almost immediately. I was supposed to be at Dane's house at 1:00pm and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Fri - Feb 10, 2006 : 09:49 pm
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R00t3d...
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Oh... My... Goodness... I can't think of where to begin, so I'll just start typing. Two days ago we decided it was time to cut the umbilical for the other guys who were the old I.T. team for the company I work for. We did so by changing all passwords (or so I thought), and that's about it. We thought we had em'.... So.... We all went home and...
Sun - Jun 16, 2002 : 11:00 pm
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The day I asked for Sarah Young's Phone Number
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Man alive... Girls can become a problem in one's life. I'm feeling a bit of stress in that well... Heck... I don't know how to explain it. There are girls coming at me from every angle. I've talked on the phone with Charlene now about 5 times and I enjoy talking with her quite a bit. Indeed, I do... Today I asked for a girl's phone number...
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...
Wed - Jan 25, 2006 : 10:14 pm
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Oh... My... G....T (as in Mustang GT)
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Okay people.... Today at work was great, and everything.... But I've just gotta tell ya... Well.. before I get ahead of myself, let me rewind a bit... The commute to my new job requires me to drive by a new Ford Dealership, and darnit.. They have a great selection of a certain car I'd really like to own someday. Well.... (yes.. the story gets wo...
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Mon - Feb 06, 2006 : 10:53 pm
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Are the tides turning?
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Okay.... Something weird is happening inside me. I feel a churning in my gut. I feel spindles on my skin... I feel hair growing out of my HEAD!!!!! Oh wait... Ummm.... No I don't. None of it is true. So..... I go to work today and I'm talking with Matt (the new developer, er... lead developer) and .... we're having a heart-to-heart and f...
Sat - Feb 04, 2006 : 11:58 pm
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My Wife Says......
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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...