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Fri - Aug 13, 2010 : 02:46 pm
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3 Nephi : 11
PoeticIntensity
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I've often wondered what the significance is behind them not understanding God's words the first 2 times.  What immediately comes to mind as I ponder this, is the angel Moroni speaking to Joseph Smith 3 times, repeating the exact same message, added upon, each time...  But Joseph understood Moroni's words each time.  I can't think of...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Aug 04, 2010 : 09:43 pm
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PoeticIntensity - Bucket
AudioGuru
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Last week, PoeticIntensity decided to join us again, with an interesting concept.  He had spent the previous evening playing some chords, and decided to make a song out of it that evening.  So we spent an hour coming up with the concept, and another 2 hours tracking it.  We then spent a few more minutes mixing it down until it sounde...
Mixing / Music
Fri - Jul 30, 2010 : 01:33 pm
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3 Nephi : 9 & 10
PoeticIntensity
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All I've gotta say is - don't get on the wrong side of God.  The wrath of God shown in chapter 9 really is quite astounding. Then, in chapter 10, it's almost as if God's words were pleading to the people...  Almost as if God were remorseful of the things He had to do...  Claiming, "If ye only had kept my commandments, these th...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Thu - Jul 29, 2010 : 08:20 pm
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Good Friends and Nature
PoeticIntensity
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So Jeff Petersen is a guy with whom I've been friends for years.  I hadn't seen him in probably as long.  We went to BYU together, were roommates, and had summer jobs in California together.  We got along very well... But then we each got married, he moved to Missouri, and that was that...    ...until two days ago. ...
Personal
Thu - Jul 29, 2010 : 01:20 pm
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NEW: Golden Age Pre-73!
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We've been contemplating how to best improve the studio with all the business we've been getting lately, and the votes are in! Please welcome our newest addition to the studio, a nice shiny new red GOLDEN AGE PRE 73 PRE-AMP!  We spent a good deal of time looking into the best preamps for the money, and it came down to two main contenders. ...
Audio Hardware
Mon - Jul 26, 2010 : 04:32 pm
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3 Nephi : 8
PoeticIntensity
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The most striking point of this chapter, this time, was the description of the darkness which covered the land after the storm.  I've never thought about the darkness as an analogy of Christ's absence.  The more I think about it, the clearer it becomes. We know death as being a type of prison due to the body and the soul being separated...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Fri - Jul 23, 2010 : 10:48 pm
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Most Crazy Session Yet
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Ya know, sometimes in this business, you've gotta use ingenuity.  And then there are other times you've just got to call it quits.  I'm really glad we didn't choose that option for last night's session, because it turned out just fine... Well.. That is, after we spent hours trying to figure out how in the world we were going to accompli...
Audio / Babblings / General Insanity / Music
Fri - Jul 23, 2010 : 05:13 pm
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3 Nephi : 7
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It's chapters like these that get me thinking about the 2nd coming of Jesus Christ and the "end of the world".  Reason is, is that this chapter happens just a few years before the 1st coming of Christ.  For some reason I analyze these chapters to death, and each time I do, I find more things that seem to parallel what may (or ma...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Jul 20, 2010 : 01:43 pm
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3 Nephi : 6
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know...  I think this little line from this chapter (verse 5) which, I believe could apply to anyone, anywhere, and would be a great little line to post on your wall, and look at every day. "And now there was nothing in all the land to hinder the people from prospering continually, except they should fall into transgression" ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Jul 20, 2010 : 11:37 am
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Kaelynn Allred - Back To Love
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The studio has been busy as ever, and some improvements are coming down the pipeline, but before we get to that, let me say that I had the privilege of working with another wonderful young lady last week. Kaelynn Allred's new song, "Back To Love" is about as cute as they come.  Tying sweet themes from nursery rhymes into a smile-in...
Music
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Thu - Jan 19, 2006 : 10:37 pm
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Interesting First Day...
PoeticIntensity
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Yup.. Today was my first day at the new job. Now, if anyone has gone through a lot of jobs with the honest intent of keeping every one he had, it's me. I've just had the luck of getting "let go" because of downsizing or whatever. Anyway... Usually, the first day on the job entails signing a bunch of paperwork and settling in. Today was anything but...
Mon - Jun 15, 2009 : 01:36 pm
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Alma 30 : Korihor
PoeticIntensity
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Beginning this chapter, another testament to the correlation between peace and keeping God's commandments is apparent.  Giving "strict" heed to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel undoubtedly brings peace. Now, on a totally different note, I wonder where Korihor came from?  It just says that he came into the land.  Was ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Spiritual
Sun - Oct 21, 2007 : 01:38 am
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Snow and Headlights
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  We just got back from a little trip up to Ryan's house so he could sign us up for a loan that'll make it so we can make quite a bit of money saving up for life insurance (too much info for one paragraph to sustain, so.. we'll leave it at that) Anyway, on our way home, it began to snow, and snow quite a bit harder than I've ever see...
Cars / Miscellaneous
Tue - Jul 01, 2008 : 11:48 pm
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Welcome Back, Jason.
PoeticIntensity
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To have that taken away which is precious to you usually results in one of two things.  Either you do what is required to get back what was taken from you, or you devalue the thing which was taken, justifying its absence. About three years ago, for one reason alone, my Temple recommend was revoked from me and the ensuing years caused me to ...
Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sat - May 23, 2009 : 10:43 pm
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Narcoleptic Snapshot of Life
PoeticIntensity
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Well....  It's late, and I'm tired, but I wanted to let you all know, that right now, I know that if I dig in and learn the Zend framework, immerse myself in it as much as I can, while maintaining some semblance of a balance in my life, short-term, I'll make it with my new employment.  I've just gotta jump in, so I sink or swim.  I t...
Computers / Personal / Programming
Tue - Aug 26, 2008 : 02:09 pm
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ILMJ Pages
PoeticIntensity
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(how-to)
With the new design of ILMJ, I thought it fitting for people to be able to add their own static links on their blogs...  Doing so is very easy. A "page" in your blog is simply an entry which stays in the left-hand column on both your main blog site, and each individual entry, as is illustrated below: So, as you can see,...
I Love My Journal
Thu - Feb 05, 2009 : 09:54 am
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New Song - "No Way Out"
PoeticIntensity
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(audio entry)
At the beginning of this year, one of the things I wanted to accomplish by next year was to write enough songs to create an album.  So far I have 3 songs I reallly like, and one which I think should be destroyed by fire.  Not too shabby, considering it's only the beginning of February. When I was 26, 1 day after I had broken up with my...
Music
Fri - May 29, 2009 : 01:27 am
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"Good Times" Trip to Cali
PoeticIntensity
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Man...  I've been having mixed emotions about the oncoming trip to California for a number of reasons.  I mean, this trip really has been putting both me and my wife through the ringer.  First, I got a new job, and am being quite challenged by my new tasks there.  Taking time off to go on a vacation right now isn't the best idea...
Mon - Aug 24, 2009 : 11:48 pm
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Which Drum Overhead Mic?
PoeticIntensity
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 Okay...  I've decided I'm going to get a little more serious about recording music.  I've had quite a few positive comments made about my recordings from 3rd parties, and over the years, I've enjoyed recording it more and more. So now, I'm here with approximately $200.00 to spend, and I think I'm going to get some overhead mics fo...
Audio
Sat - Sep 18, 2010 : 11:47 pm
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Musical Marathon Madness
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"Is this week already over??"  Wow...  I guess it's Saturday night.  Yup. This week, the studio has been packed.  Full house.  Monday was the only day without sessions, and that was on purpose.  Tuesday through Saturday was full, and that's the way we like it here at Advanced Budget Studios. Yesterday and...
Audio / Babblings / Music
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Thu - Jan 15, 2015 : 12:23 pm
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1 Nephi 4
PoeticIntensity
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 So, I was listening to, and reading, 1st Nephi chapter 4 in the Book of Mormon this morning, when a verse caught my eye, and my mind dwelt on it for a bit.  It was verse 6.  Verse 6 reads as follows: "And I was led by the Spirit, not knowing beforehand the things which I should do." Seems pretty ino...
Book Of Mormon / Spiritual
Wed - Oct 03, 2007 : 10:41 am
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MythTV Basement Home Theater
PoeticIntensity
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About 2 years ago I got this hairbrained idea to use mythtv to create a computer-based full-media center for my basement home theater.  At the time, I had a sweet side-job which was paying me nicely, so I had the means to do pretty much exactly what I wanted. I had a couple of things for which I wanted to use the basement, namely 1. My Home...
Computers / Linux
Fri - Dec 14, 2007 : 11:40 pm
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poetry one
kelly miller
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  Poetry by Kelly Miller   THis is dedicated to my son Shawn VanWagen who left on his mission in 2005 and that next week I started writing poetry. It has been a big part of my life since and has kept me very busy.  Also, to President Hinckley and his challenge for the members to read the book of mormon. and to Bernice Hutchenson w...
Poetry
Tue - May 06, 2008 : 06:16 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Testimony - Oaks
PoeticIntensity
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Awhile back, I wrote a journal entry concerning the scientific method and knowing spiritual facts to be true. This talk seems to be hitting the same vein, but in a much wiser and broader sense. "Knowledge of outside temperature can be verified by scientific proof. Knowledge that we love our spouse is personal and subjective. While not capa...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Feb 18, 2008 : 10:47 am
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2nd Nephi : 6
PoeticIntensity
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I think this is the first time I'm not really inspired at all to write anything. This is frustrating because I can tell there's a lot of meat to this chapter.  I guess it's partially because I really am not into the whole "gathering of Israel" thing.  That's horrible to say because it's such an integral part of the whole plan ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Oct 16, 2009 : 12:08 am
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Recording Country? You bet!
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We've been recording a bunch of drum-takes to be added to otherwise "ready-to-go" songs lately here.  The latest of which happened to be a genre I particularly don't like much - country. But, the music sounded so good for this particular song, I decided to have at it anyway - and 4 hours later, we came up with the final result. I...
Audio / Drums / Music
Tue - Sep 08, 2009 : 10:12 am
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Hard Drive Crisis
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  So three days ago (that would be Saturday morning), I found that my server was having weird problems.  I was getting an I/O error when I tried to start a movie for my daughter.  Yeah, that can't be good.  I'd seen that problem before when LVM got out of sync somehow (after about 6 months of uptime), and decided to reboo...
Computer Hardware / Computers / Linux
Mon - Apr 13, 2009 : 11:22 am
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Alma : 22
PoeticIntensity
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Well.. I got to verse 3, when a concept which, for some reason, has been pounded into my spirit throughout pretty much my whole life, came ringing true and clear.  What is that concept, you ask? Don't assume to know anything about the effect you may have on others.  Sometimes you can tell, but sometimes you can't. Because of the honesty...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Spiritual
Tue - Feb 24, 2015 : 01:27 am
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Late-night Testimony
PoeticIntensity
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 So, I was just in bed just about to fall asleep (like within 1 or 2 minutes of sleeping), and I felt like I needed to come and write in my journal. My prayers on Sunday evening, I believe it was, felt just like I was communing with the Spirit.  Everything spiritual seemed so easily understood and understandable. Man, I hope this make...
Personal / Spiritual
Wed - May 02, 2012 : 12:16 am
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Studio 14 + ABS = ...?
AudioGuru
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So, a few years ago, when I had no idea what I was doing in the studio, a guy named Rich Bischoff contacted me and asked me to give him some drum samples from my studio.  He didn't call me back.  I don't blame him. hehe... So, for the past 3 years, I've been dedicating myself to getting the studio to be the absolute best it can possibly...
Drums / Miscellaneous