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Tue - Oct 02, 2007 : 10:40 am
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From Gnome to XFCE
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Okay...  As most of you know, I use Linux for pretty much everything I do which requires a computer.  When I started using Linux, I waffled between KDE and Gnome for probably 6-10 months when I finally settled on Gnome.  I haven't looked back since.... almost. About 6 months ago, Gnome came out with a release which implemented the...
Computers / Linux
Sun - Sep 30, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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Children Of God
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Once, after inquiring the reasons why he believed Mormonism was wrong, a good Baptist friend of mine began telling me about Satan and his desire to take the throne of God before the world was. Everything he told me was true and accurate, as far as my knowledge goes.  Satan did try to take the throne of God and was thusly cast out of heaven ...
Lds / Spiritual
Fri - Sep 28, 2007 : 06:38 pm
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Holy Cow, I LOVE Linux!
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Okay... I don't have much time to write this, so, let's cut to the chase. This article is freakin' hilarious.   This one is less hilarious, but more informative.  Both articles are simply awesome. Heh....  Some things which I absolutely love about Linux are the following:     1. They got the windowed scrolli...
Drm / Linux / Microsoft
Fri - Sep 28, 2007 : 02:43 pm
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*sigh*....Microsoft Vista...
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*sigh*.....  Where do I ever begin?  I mean....  I shudder when I say this, but, I've been a Microsoft user longer than I've been a Linux user.  What have you done, Microsoft? I'm referring to this "new and improved" piece of software they've recently released called Vista.  In all honesty, I hoped it would fai...
Microsoft
Wed - Sep 26, 2007 : 01:40 pm
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Ugliest Animal Ever
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Okay...  This is an unusual post for me, but I can't believe what I just saw. For years I thought the hairless cat was the ugliest animal alive, but no - not even close to tell you the truth. Goes to show that mother nature really isn't discriminatory at all.  "Sickeningly ugly or average or whatever, come one come all", s...
Miscellaneous
Tue - Sep 25, 2007 : 03:49 pm
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Creating XML - The Right Way
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My last place of employment had a large amount of data being imported from multiple companies on a daily basis which was then imported into a database and processed throughout the company. I was the lucky guy who got to write the application which imported all of the data from as many as 10 different locations daily. Having never directly dealt...
Programming
Tue - Sep 25, 2007 : 10:01 am
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Unbelievable Microsoft Excel Bug
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Okay. How long has Microsoft been in business?  How long have they been the "best seller" of productivity suites?  Oh yeah... and one last question: How many people have bought their Office software? Yeah.... That's what I thought.   LOADS, GRUNDLES, MILLIONS. So....  I was reading my RSS feeds this morni...
Microsoft
Mon - Sep 24, 2007 : 08:46 pm
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Nothing Quick About Charcoal
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My wife and I got a dutch oven set about a month ago. We finally decided to try it out. We have both seen and helped with dutch oven cooking before, but have never done it without the help of someone more experienced. Problem #1 You need to get the coals lit before you can cook anything. I tried a couple methods to get them started. Pile o...
Food
Mon - Sep 24, 2007 : 10:44 am
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Hail OpenOffice.org!
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To begin, quite honestly, let me say this: Without OpenOffice.org, using Linux in a professional environment (which I have been doing now for 4 straight years across 4 different companies) would have been, and would currently be, much more difficult at the very least. Those who have desk jobs, and more specifically programming jobs, know how...
Computers / Linux
Sun - Sep 23, 2007 : 11:18 pm
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History of ILoveMyJournal
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Why, oh why, did I create this site?  For those of you wondering what this site is all about, read on.  For those of you who couldn't care less, read on.  For those of you who enjoy reading my blog, or otherwise, read on.  Okay... That was stupid.  Ohwell... I Love My Journal (ILMJ) was originally created for one reason ...
I Love My Journal / Personal
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Fri - Sep 07, 2007 : 07:55 pm
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One LONG Day
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Wow....  The last time I woke up (apart from a nap I took today) was Thursday morning, and HOLY COW, craziness has happened. The whole mohawk thing, which I thought was over, escalated to a point where it pretty much boiled over causing Kim to attack my and Sarah's parenting skills, and for them to leave in a rush without allowing Julia to ...
Personal
Wed - May 14, 2014 : 01:08 am
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My Testimony
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 So...  I thought I'd be going to bed, but here I am. When the Spirit directed me to come down and write down my testimony, I wasn't (and still am not) quite sure what to write.  This certainly isn't due to a lack of testimony comparative to other times I've done this, but rather quite the exact opposite.  It is because my tes...
Personal / Spiritual / Studio-journey
Thu - Jan 28, 2010 : 11:38 am
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Alma : 56 - Covenants
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With all that I've noticed about making covenants this time around, I can't help but notice that this chapter has some very interesting words. I really do wonder where the line is with covenants we make.  In the days of the Book of Mormon, people would rather die than lie or break a covenant.  This is made abundantly clear with the eali...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
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 - Dec 07, 2007 : 05:43 pm
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Service Through Love
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A little less than a month ago, my best friend's wife called me and told me she was planning a birthday party for her hubby.  Well, Scott being my best friend and all, I thought this was a fantastic idea!  After that, I didn't think too terribly much about it. A couple of days after that, I remember Scott telling me that he really want...
Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Aug 07, 2007 : 11:19 pm
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Sin and Hope
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I'm not exactly sure what I want to write about today.  No...  I know what I need to write about, but I think it's too private, and I want to write something I can publish publicly. Ya know...  I really hate sin.  I really do. I am amazed at how much the world accepts what is wrong.  Pondering how much the world accepts s...
Sat - Jan 21, 2006 : 09:16 pm
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End of a Good Week
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Well.... Not much to write, other than this week's goal wasn't forgotten. :) I'd say that 5 out of the 7 days I had were a success of making at least 90% of the decisions during the day based on strengthening the family. My job is going well, although it's kind of scary because I'm the sole Linux guru of the company. They're putting a lot of fa...
Wed - Mar 04, 2009 : 11:38 pm
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General Spewage
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Well...  I haven't written in awhile, and quite a bit is coming to a head soon, so I thought I'd just site down and write whatever comes out.  It may be a novel, it may end right now. Lately I've been focusing a lot of my time on music.  Our band Mimic, is in the process of getting gigs around Utah, so I've built a website for us,...
General Insanity / Life
Wed - Apr 16, 2008 : 12:41 pm
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Family
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     I have an older brother and sister in Brazil on their missions.  I also have another brother at BYU.  My dad went to Iraq twice and recently returned home from his last tour.  Having my dad back has been like a fantacy, but I still miss my brothers and sister.  I have another older brother, ano...
Mon - Jun 04, 2007 : 05:18 pm
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Is this move right?
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Okay, people.... I'm here at Truenorth Academy and I just can't shake the feeling of anxiety I have of leaving this place. I'm gonna start my new job at Nature's Way, which by all intents and purposes, should be the job I have for the rest of my life. It pays fantastic, the people seem wonderful.... It's just that the people here at Truenorth ar...
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Mon - Jul 01, 2002 : 01:22 am
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Cave Experience in California. Exclusive with Sarah.
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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...
Wed - Dec 30, 2009 : 12:27 am
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Creed : Higher - Drum Cover
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 Good times.  I thought this one would be tough, but I've played it so many times over the past decade, it came back to me rather quickly. In the ending, there were quite a few hiccups, but I thought it turned out quite nicely. Click here to view the video....
Drums / Music
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...
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...
Sun - Apr 20, 2008 : 08:04 pm
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Not good enough
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I told you I love you, And yet you broke my heart. you had to run around, Behind my back! Now I'm sitting here, I can't think of anyonelse! But the one thing rings in my head, Why was I never good enough for you? How come I'm alone? I wanted to give you my heart, But you just can't be true, Can you? Now your running around, Trying to m...
Mon - Jan 16, 2006 : 09:58 pm
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One down, 6 to go...
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Interestingly enough, while I was praying last night, I felt prompted to start a fast. While I started it, the words flowed freely as the code from my fingers on a good day. :) I fasted that I might not be so friggin' scared about finding employment. I fasted that I might know what to do to make ends meet while I try to figure out what I want to...
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...
Tue - Jan 17, 2006 : 10:52 pm
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Bad Decisions....
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Ya know... Today I really messed up. Well, not *really*, but I messed up pretty badly if we're considering the goal I set at the beginning of this week. I decided to play Need For Speed Underground 2 (my latest addiction) for a "while" and it turned out to be for "7 hours". Yeah.. That's just not cool when all the decisions I'm making are suppos...
Sat - Jan 21, 2006 : 09:16 pm
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End of a Good Week
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Well.... Not much to write, other than this week's goal wasn't forgotten. :) I'd say that 5 out of the 7 days I had were a success of making at least 90% of the decisions during the day based on strengthening the family. My job is going well, although it's kind of scary because I'm the sole Linux guru of the company. They're putting a lot of fa...
Sun - May 10, 2009 : 06:22 pm
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Mormon Prom
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So last night was the big Mormon Prom, me and my boyfriend Sean looked great! I had spent all day getting my hair and stuff done, and it really paid off in the end. Even though I was running like 15 minutes late to where Sean has wanted to take some pictures. It took two and a half hours to do my hair, so I didn't get to leave in time. So I told ...