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Johnie Karr (netProgrammer)
Works at Kentucky Housing Corporation
Attends Morehead State University
Lives in London, KY
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From my mother's womb, You have chosen me... I have been anxious about this pregnancy since the moment I felt that sudden, sharp twinge of back pain ushering in a dull ache that stayed with me those first few weeks. I fig...
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Sometimes when we travel, Amy Rose Karr and I have to use my laptop for a TV, and it doesn't come with a sleep timer like tv's do, so I made one tonight.
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+Caleb DeGough or any of my other techie friends, can you provide any insight here?
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The SO community helped me here..I forgot I overloaded the == operator, lol
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A letter we should all write.
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That awkward moment when your wife apologizes for being propositioned by another man at 2 in the morning...
Yes, I write this from my middle-class pedestal. I’ve never fallen on life-threatening hard times, but I know this: Women, every single one of them, are worth more than their bodies. In an ideal world, everyone would see that...
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Amy finally wrote Matthias' birth story. A story filled with God's love, grace, and miracles!
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If you're like me, you grew up learning to place two spaces between your sentences, and it's near impossible for you to switch to the new rule of one space between sentences.

This afternoon, I wrote a Word AddIn that will fix this for you in Office 2007 or newer.  It should be noted that I think the latest version of Word has an option to fix your double spaces automatically for you.

For details:
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Took me four days, but I finally got this elusive problem fixed.  Easier than you might think, but less obvious too!
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I'm so proud of you Amy!
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I love you Amy! You are very cool!
So... what was your high school superlative? -Grad school friend We were sitting around a table at a restaurant just off campus.  Somehow the conversation turned to high school superlatives.  One friend had been voted Most ...
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I love you, husband.  This made me smile. :)
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Software Engineer
  • Kentucky Housing Corporation
    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • Legislative Research Commission
    Software Developer, 2011 - 2012
  • Cox Communications
    Associate Software Engineer, 2005 - 2011
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London, KY
derby ks - wichita ks - frankfort ky - berea ky
  • Morehead State University
    Business Administration, 2014 - present
  • Cowley County Community College
    Computer Information Science, 2010 - 2013
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The Birth Story

Can't you feel it ever closer? We breathe it in and then we exhale. We touch both sides and now eternal standing closer to the veil. -All Sa

Pregnancy Anthem

From my mother's womb, You have chosen me... I have been anxious about this pregnancy since the moment I felt that sudden, sharp twinge of b

The appointment when nothing bad happened

Everything grows rounder and wider and weirder, and I sit here in the middle of it all and wonder who in the world you will turn out to be.

Stupid* antibodies, and a friendly reminder from God

Jesus' friends had been so afraid, they had only seen the big waves. They had forgotten that, if Jesus was with them, then they had nothing

Two little lines

A grand adventure is about to begin. -Winnie the Pooh Within hours of learning I was pregnant I felt compelled to write. I decided quickly t

30/30 Bucket List: A week without television or internet

Life and business are about human connection. And computers are about trying to kill you in a lake. To me the choice is easy. -Michael Scott

A year with the lupus.

A chronic illness diagnosis is not a death sentence. It is a junction in your journey through life that takes you on a different direction t

Dreams of Writing

Being who you already are no matter the circumstances of your life is what it means to release the art you were made to live. -Emily Freeman

Having lupus, Part 10: My relationship with God

Oh love that will not let me go I rest my weary soul in thee. I give thee back the life I owe that in thine ocean depths its flow May richer

Having lupus, Part 9: The scapegoat

The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions. -Dwight Eisenhower Born from my splash into alternative medicine short

Having lupus, Part 8: Taming fear and anxiety

Maybe... to be fearful in this universe is an insult to God. -Dallas Willard This is one of the harder things for me to admit. I have always

Having lupus, Part 7: Saying no

Haha. No. -lupus All of my life I have had trouble saying no. Partly because I really enjoy trying new things and can find a crazy adventure

Having lupus, Part 6: Exhaustion

It's just a constant battle: Me against my body. My passions and my dreams and what I want to do with my life, against what I'm physically a

Having lupus, Part 5: More on the pit

The sick soon come to understand they live in a different world from that of the well and that the two cannot communicate. -Jessamyn West No

Having lupus, Part 4: A practice of patience

How poor are they who have not patience. What wound did ever heal but by degrees. -William Shakespeare When I was five years old my dad boug

Having lupus, Part 3: How lupus made me a better wife

I've got your back, Rose. -Johnie I have commitment issues. I had a moment of panic on my wedding day. I was afraid maybe Johnie wasn't the

Having lupus, part 2: The bad times

I have found that one of the more difficult things for me to deal with after my diagnosis has been those people who seem to suggest that my

Thankfulness Project: Day 7

Sitting in a tiny taupe office with a big red bookcase in south Lexington, herbalist Andrew Bentley gives people plant-based concoctions. He

Having lupus, Part 1: The horrific mystery disease

Do you feel pooped? Do you occasionally get piercing headaches behind your right eye? Do you bore your friends to death by going on and on a

An open letter to my critics

Dear Critic, All of my life you have kept me in chains. Even before I knew what to call you, you kept me silent. On the sidelines. I listene