Posted by Jon Daley on November 15, 2005, 9:36 am | Read 2228 times | Comments (3)
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As mentioned on the GirlTalk blog, there are a what I think is a disproportionate number of men in the Sovereign Grace churches that believe the best way to show affection to other men is to make fun of them, particularly in public. (I suppose I am continuing the stereotype published by the GirlTalk blog, but perhaps I will hear from guys who also think this way)
I have talked with various guys at church who believe this, and insist that is correct, so I guess if that is the only/best way they can show affection, then I guess they should do it, since the other guys seem to understand.
My pastor did say that if that is the only way you show affection, then it is probably wrong, and if that is the only way that other people see you show affection, then it is probably wrong too.
The sad thing is, I think that is at least the majority of the "affection" I see in most guys around me, and it is becoming more and more acceptable. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on November 11, 2005, 5:52 am | Read 3487 times | Comments (9)
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A coworker has a book of puzzles, and a couple of us worked on this one the other day. I think it is a neat puzzle. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on October 1, 2005, 6:16 pm | Read 5762 times | Comments (1)
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We recently switched our automobile insurance to State Farm, because Amica doubled their rates on our homeowners policy, a bait-and-switch sort of thing - they told me the estimated rate, and I agreed, spent a month trying to get the inspector to come look at the house. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on September 24, 2005, 7:52 pm | Read 3630 times | Comments (0)
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Jonathan has fallen in love with Dr.Seuss. He will quote from the books while we are doing other things, and laugh - "Pat, cat, No, that!" (More)
Posted by Heather Daley on August 31, 2005, 11:47 am | Read 7044 times | Comments (2)
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It is a new month, and therefore, a new point on my email graph. A couple interesting things this month: one, you can tell I went on vacation, and probably also that I knew Heather was gone the week before, so I wasn't emailing her as much either. Two, spam has now hit the 30% mark (note: the "received mail" does not include spam). Three, the size of email is getting bigger. Even though I received less email this month than the last couple months, the mailbox hit 100 megs for the month.
Posted by Jon Daley on August 3, 2005, 10:24 am | Read 4684 times | Comments (4)
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I think this is the worst code I have ever seen, except where people were trying to make code hard to read. This code is in a video driver, written by Silicon Motion. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on August 3, 2005, 9:37 am | Read 4145 times | Comments (0)
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Since I always need to go back to my email to find out the instructions of how to set up the server, here are the settings we need at DynaVox to make Tracker work properly. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on August 1, 2005, 4:01 pm | Read 29605 times | Comments (3)
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I had figured it would be too expensive for Lime Daley to accept credit cards, but Citibank recently sent an advertisement that they did card processing that didn't have annual fees. Presumably, they have higher transaction fees to make up for that, but no, they don't! They don't have annual fees, just monthly fees. When I questioned the lady on that, she said that that was completely different, and so it wasn't really misleading.
I have a new web hosting service, without monthly fees, it costs 0.0 cents/minute to host. Note, there may be small errors due to rounding. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on July 28, 2005, 4:29 pm | Read 2308 times | Comments (0)
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After a lot of deliberation, we (mostly myself, as Heather thinks it is neat, but not really worth the money) decided to get a movie projector, screen and surround sound system. It is a fair amount of money, but is fun. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on July 26, 2005, 2:26 pm | Read 2167 times | Comments (0)
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It seems that lots of people have trouble typing in keywords into search engines that result in the hits that they want. Every once in a while I have to go to the second page of results, but generally things are available on the first page. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on June 22, 2005, 2:57 pm | Read 2250 times | Comments (0)
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I have come to a new appreciation of that little spider. When I was a child I always thought it was a rather stupid creature not aware of its surroundings, just blindly walking into a place that was obviously not safe.

However, as I think about it now, I find that spider to be a model of perseverance, patience, sticking to its goals even through setback and hardship. What a difference a little life experience makes to my perspective!
Posted by Heather Daley on June 21, 2005, 2:07 pm | Read 1776 times | Comments (0)
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I was reminded of the Incredibles today by a slashdot article, and I went looking for the "Everyone's special, Dash." "That's just another way of saying nobody is." quote, and came across this guy's review of the movie. Interesting.
Posted by Jon Daley on June 9, 2005, 8:11 am | Read 2345 times | Comments (1)
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I had heard of memes before, hadn't paid much attention until Adrian Drury mentioned it a couple weeks ago on snurgle, and today I noticed a post on Oscar's blog inviting me to participate. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on June 2, 2005, 7:26 am | Read 3715 times | Comments (4)
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At my last job, I discovered that after I gradually developed some pain in my shoulders that my desk needed to be raised. When I got to DynaVox, I raised my chair and desk approximately 4 inches.
My monitor is raised an additional 4 inches, based on the advice of some ergonomic web site that said the top of the viewable monitor should be even with your eyes. (More)
Posted by Jon Daley on May 27, 2005, 1:37 pm | Read 5101 times | Comments (0)
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