Ross on December 18th, 2011
Kendall, Trent and Reagan Jones at Hogwarts Castle at Harry Potter World

Kendall, Trent and Reagan Jones at Hogwarts Castle at Harry Potter World; click the picture to see more pictures

 

We’ve not done a real spring break vacation in years. Seems like there’s always too much going on or business trips that take me away at the wrong time. With finally leaving my last company and focusing solely on my own business, 2 the Top Web Design, 2011 was the 1st year we’d had the flexibility to get away for a proper Jones family Spring Break.

See the full photo album here: Ross Jones Photos on Google+ fyi, the pictures are mostly, but not all, in chronological order.

 

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Ross on October 8th, 2010

It’s usually pretty easy to spot spam but sometimes it’s not. Case in point was today when I got an email from sarah.russell@gmail.com that sounds like she could be a long lost friend. The red flag was that it included a link to a zip file. NEVER NEVER click on a zip file unless you’re specifically expecting it!! You risk getting hacked or getting a virus or other bad things. Here’s the full content of the email:

Update: Thanks to Jerry for investigating & finding that the target included a hidden exe file. Also, Stephen reports that the real domain owner replied to his email and said his site had been hacked recently. Hopefully, we won’t see any more of this spam.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Ross on August 19th, 2010

I got the following jbquy group email message that looks like spam:

Hello, I’ve added you to my jbquy group at Yahoo! Groups, a free, easy-to-use service. Yahoo! Groups makes it easy to send and receive group messages, coordinate events, share photos and files, and more.

Upon further investigation…

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Ross on December 18th, 2009

We used a pizza coupon to order in some great food from Sal’s Pizza in Hermitage tonight.
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Ross on December 15th, 2009

We’re eating some nice sirloin tonight so here’s my tips on the best way to grill a sirloin steak.

The whole family loves the steak marinade that we’ve used in the past but we’re running short on it so we’re going to use 3 different methods on the steaks tonight.
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Ross on December 12th, 2009

A Game Sportsplex in Franklin, TN is a great facility for volleyball, basketball & hockey. Reagan’s been playing in the volleyball league for the past few weeks and had her best day ever today.

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Ross on December 11th, 2009

Thanks to Niki Frye for this great picture of Trent. It was Santa picture day at school. Hard to believe that Trent sat still long enough for them to get such a good picture.

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Ross on December 9th, 2009

My wife makes the best chili. She really does ;)

Sandra worked today so I got to assemble all the chili ingredients without her. Here’s the recipe for the Jones Family Chili:

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Ross on December 4th, 2009

Kendall & I went to see DCA vs FRA basketball games Friday night.

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Ross on November 27th, 2009

With the entire family here for Thanksgiving, we cooked 2 turkeys on the Weber grill. In the past, I’ve always used my electric smoker to come up with a smoked turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Unfortunately, the smoker was on the fritz this year so I had to make a last minute change of outdoor cooking plans. Here’s how it went:

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