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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!
PoeticIntensity
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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...
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
orson
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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!
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
Sun - Sep 23, 2007 : 03:27 pm
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Texture Extraction
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Using The Gimp to remove low frequency data from an image. When I take a picture of something I would like to use for texture, there is often a slight change in the color across the entire image. I want to keep the detail, but make the overall color even across the image. This is a picture of dusty rain marks on the hood of my car: It is l...
Highest Rated
Fri - Dec 07, 2007 : 05:43 pm
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Service Through Love
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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?
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Sat - Apr 05, 2008 : 10:30 pm
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Day 2 - Colorado Trip
PoeticIntensity
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Wow...  It really is amazing what a good night's sleep can do to one's attitude.  I don't know if everyone is affected this way, but man...  Yesterday, it was all I could do to keep myself from just walking away from everyone and going to sleep.  I was irritable, quick to frustration, and a general jerk to pretty much everyone. ...
Personal
Fri - Nov 09, 2007 : 12:07 pm
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Is Linux Really More Secure?
PoeticIntensity
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I've been using Linux now for long enough to have heard just about all the facts, opinions, babblings, and flame-wars about Linux security vs. Microsoft security. *sigh* It seems that every time I try to explain to people the added security inherent to Linux, they have all sorts of explanations why my explanations are bogus.  Some of my ...
Gentoo / Linux / Microsoft
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
Sun - Jul 04, 2010 : 11:20 am
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"Tell Me Why" - Finished!
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Happy 4th of July to everyone! We finally finished mixing and mastering Ear Candy's debut single, Tell Me Why, and quite frankly, we've loved working on it here in the studio.  The finished copy can be heard in our samples section, and Ear Candy has made it freely available to anyone and everyone who would like a copy. Just let them know h...
Music
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Sat - Sep 01, 2007 : 04:01 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 1
PoeticIntensity
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Wow....  Today has been crazy. I woke up around 2:30am this morning, put the suitcases in the van, woke the kids up (actually, Luci was already awake and excited to be going to "Shugee's House"), put them in the van, said a quick prayer for safety and health, and we were off! I'm tellin' ya...  If you have kids and a 10-hour...
Personal
Sun - Oct 14, 2007 : 06:22 pm
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Fall Colors
orson
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Many people like fall because of all the colors. I am one of them. I got up this morning and noticed a red glow coming out of one of the rooms. Some of the trees just outside the window had gone into full color. ...
Mon - Sep 03, 2007 : 11:14 pm
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Clam Chowder Heaven
PoeticIntensity
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I'm not entirely sure about the east coast or any other coast, but the clam chowder from the west coast at the Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey California is ....  is....  well...  it's clam chowder the way it was meant to be. Today was a day full of driving in rush-hour-esque conditions, getting the hotel arranged at Monterey, CA. ...
Personal
Sun - Sep 02, 2007 : 04:16 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 2
PoeticIntensity
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Day Two.... I woke up this morning to a wonderful sore-throat.  Nothing too bad, and I felt that it's one of those that will go away as the hours pass by.  Turns up I was right. I rolled around in bed (after getting probably like.... 2-3 hours of sleep on Friday night) this morning for a good 2 hours, trying to go back to sleep. When I...
Personal
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 - Feb 19, 2006 : 09:20 pm
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Today at Church...
PoeticIntensity
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An interesting thought came to my head that turned into a quote of sorts. I'm sure others have said likewise, but I think this would be a great thing to have hanging in the house to constantly remind us. May thoughts and choices of today bring God to guide and light my way. Life with a healthy baby and a healthy wife sure is good. Welcome to ou...
Sun - Jan 08, 2006 : 03:58 pm
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Hoorah! Our wellness spell is over!
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Tue - May 20, 2008 : 07:53 am
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Greg Slanina
T-Gurlzzzzzz.
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(short story)
todays the day i wake-up and cry. todays the mamorial for greg i miss him so much.greg has no clue how many tears ive cried for him. if i had one little chance to say i miss you, iwant you alive, it kills me everyday your gone...but i didnt even get to say good-bye.but everything happens to us all that makes us die inside...
Mon - Jul 01, 2002 : 01:22 am
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Cave Experience in California. Exclusive with Sarah.
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Mon - Sep 24, 2007 : 08:46 pm
melancholy
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Nothing Quick About Charcoal
orson
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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