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Wed - Apr 07, 2010 : 03:39 pm
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Starting my journal
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Well, I started this website! I didn't know how it was going to work out, but it seems pretty cool. I'd like to write in it everyday, but I might slack off. This will be a cool way to keep track of things. Already, I have a whole 12 years to tell, so let's get started!...
First Page / I Love My Journal / My Journal
Tue - Apr 06, 2010 : 05:15 pm
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New Logo and Design
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Life just can't get much better.  Well...  Let's not speak too soon, but man, life for the studio this past week has just been really, really awesome. One of our clients recently decided to help us out by designing a logo and refreshing the look and feel of our website.  His name is Jesse Crowley, and, well...  He's just awes...
Miscellaneous
Tue - Apr 06, 2010 : 11:27 am
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New Line 6 Spider IV 75 Amp!
AudioGuru
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So, we've been considering how to best improve the studio in recent weeks, and have decided that our complete lack of guitar amplification needs to be taken care of.  We looked at all sorts of amps and decided that one which could possibly provide the most diverse sounds would be a wise choice.  We've recorded pretty much everything here ...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Sun - Apr 04, 2010 : 02:09 pm
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Conference Notes 4
PoeticIntensity
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Even before the speakers begin, I've gotta note that the music played and sung during this conference has moved me just as much as the speakers' messages have.  Simply superb.  Maybe this is because music is playing a much bigger role than it ever has in my life now...  The music and spirit it brings with it is simply sublime. &nbs...
General Conference / Lds / Spiritual
Sun - Apr 04, 2010 : 10:24 am
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Conference Notes 3
PoeticIntensity
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I love the feeling of Elder Uchtdorf's talk.  We really have no basis upon which to judge each other.  We need to accept and love each other.  "Do unto others that which we would hope they would do unto us" Seems like we need to actually do the work we need to do.  Christ "did" the work, he didn't delegate ...
General Conference / Personal / Spiritual
Sat - Apr 03, 2010 : 02:09 pm
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Conference Notes 2
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The hymn the choir sang "I Feel My Savior's Love" was absolutely gorgeous!  Well done, Orem Institute Choir!  What a great way to begin a general conference.  Had me in tears by the end of the hymn.  Thank you, Institute Choir! L Tom Perry's talk about teaching in the home brought back both thoughts of my upbringing,...
General Conference / Personal / Spiritual
Sat - Apr 03, 2010 : 10:35 am
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Conference Notes 1
PoeticIntensity
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The opening talk by President Monson was inspiring.  I love how he talked about his wife, the stories of them meeting, and the fact that her parents were converted to the Gospel by his grandfather's brother.  (I'm amazed he knew that, by looking at his photo!)... Also..  When Pte. Monson said that the presidency loves all those of t...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Apr 01, 2010 : 10:26 am
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Best Recording So Far
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We've done it.  We've hit the mother load.  The golden goose has landed. I had the opportunity yesterday to work with one of the most talented musicians I've ever met.  It's somebody I've highly respected the past few years, and have wanted to work with ever since I heard him play.  He's largely unknown, and has requested me om...
Music
Fri - Mar 26, 2010 : 12:44 pm
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Helaman : 5
PoeticIntensity
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When I began reading this chapter, I was pretty anxious, internally - for unrelated reasons.  Now, having finished this chapter, I feel very calm and peaceful.  What a great story this chapter tells. While reading, I saw some curious verses, but all of those questions feel relatively meaningless right now.  The thing that matters t...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Mar 24, 2010 : 11:24 am
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Blue Aces Demo (almost)
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This entire week, so far, has been spent mixing, mastering, and nit-picking The Blue Aces' 4-song demo debut.  I'm not at liberty to give many details (yet), but let me just say that this group has some of the most rocking tunes I've ever heard come out of a group like this. More to come later!  The demo should be finished by this weeke...
Audio / Music
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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
Wed - Jul 18, 2007 : 12:12 am
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Luhn "Mod 10" Algorithm
PoeticIntensity
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Whenever I do credit card checking, I always end up searching for longer than it would take me to create it myself, so...  without further ado, here's the Luhn, or "Mod 10" algorithm for validating credit card numbers. function mod_10($cc) {     $reversed_string = strrev($cc);     $string_array = str_sp...
Fri - Apr 18, 2008 : 08:35 pm
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Long long day
koyote Dreams
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Today has been ok I guess.. My Maw and I stayed in the house all day and cleaned, while the boys worked in the yard. I hate "womens work"!!!! I rather be out side, but of corse I can't. I'm tired!!! Tomorrow I'm suppost to skip out stake sports day and  go with my Maw to this womens class thingy, I'm hoping that some one I know fr...
Sun - Oct 02, 2011 : 12:14 am
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Moroni : 4
PoeticIntensity
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 I think these chapters are too short.  Interesting to note that the scripture says that the elder or priest would "kneel down with the church", yet the congregation doesn't kneel down today. Also interesting to note that the sacrament prayer is one of very few prayers which have to be said verbatim, and hasn't changed at all ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Sat - Nov 13, 2010 : 12:02 am
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Herod the Fink's Premiere Show!
PoeticIntensity
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Man... I'm so tired right now, but I've just gotta write about this. Tonight was the first show Jesse and I put on in the little "House Concert" tour we're going on. It was very low-key, but when the time came to play, the people just kept pouring in.  At the end of the show was the only time I had the sense to count how many peo...
Herod The Fink / Music
Wed - Jun 18, 2008 : 11:22 am
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Gen. Conf. - Soul Delighteth - Tanner
PoeticIntensity
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I just finished reading the talk "My Soul Delighteth in the Things of the Lord", and it was a good talk. It made me think of my own upbringing, and the upbringing of my children.  I loved the following statement: "I delight that I am a daughter of Heavenly Father, who loves me. I learned of my divine identity in my earliest ...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - May 15, 2007 : 09:18 pm
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What is going on?
PoeticIntensity
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Wow... About a week ago I got an email about a job offer here in Springville. The offer itself did not really have anything to do with any of the current skills I have. However, moments away from just discarding it, I decided to take the plunge and I sent an email in response. Here's the email: To whom this may concern: My name is Jason J...
Mon - Jun 16, 2008 : 04:51 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Best Investment - Child
PoeticIntensity
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For some reason, I love the commandment of paying tithing.  It's probably one of the top 10 commandments of which I have a burning testimony. I love this quote (as well as Jacob 2:19) "President Heber J. Grant stated, “I want to say to you, if you will be honest with the Lord, paying your tithing and keeping His commandments, He...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / 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
Wed - Oct 31, 2007 : 03:10 pm
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Laws vs. Common Decency
PoeticIntensity
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I just got done following this story and it's got me thinking about some of the problems we have in today's society. I'm not quite as empassioned about this as I thought I would be, but rather, I find myself thinking about the problems caused by people's thoughtless actions. Is it wrong to voice your opinion about your disgust at the military...
Current Events
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Thu - Nov 13, 2008 : 03:24 pm
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The New Dodge Challenger
PoeticIntensity
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As a S197 Mustang GT owner, I never thought I'd write about this particular subject, but then again... ...I had never actually seen one on the road, either. All I have to say is - Wow. Dodge definitely did their research on this one.  Although it was all due to the success of the S197 mustang body style, of course, but man... That car ...
Cars
Sun - Jul 26, 2015 : 11:18 pm
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Sunday Miracles...
PoeticIntensity
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 I'm not quite sure why I chose the title, "Sunday Miracles", but it seems to suit what happens when one chooses to follow the Spirit.  In any capacity. Nothing too earth-shattering for today, but I felt inspired to come down and write.  I personally believe the Holy Ghost is far more active in our lives (even if we choos...
Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Jun 23, 2013 : 12:23 am
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G+ Public Hangouts
PoeticIntensity
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 So, with the new G+ hangout update, all of my Chrome extensions quit working ("My Hangouts", "Hangout Canopy", etc...), and I was wondering how in the heck to find hangouts to meet new people... Well, it's actually very easy. Within G+, search for #hangoutpost Then, in the drop-down right-side of the submenu, click &...
Computers
Tue - Feb 15, 2011 : 03:48 pm
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ABS + Mixbus = Good Times!
AudioGuru
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 Man...  I've been so busy recording good music lately, I haven't had any time to let you all know what has been going on. It's no secret that the studio uses Ardour as it's main digital audio workstation.  So far, the program has been superb in its stability, scalability, and features to help create great music. Recently, howeve...
Audio / Mixing
Sun - Oct 07, 2007 : 08:15 pm
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Server Down! (Temporarily)
PoeticIntensity
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Wow....   This will probably be a short entry, but I thought I'd write down what is the first hardware failure of my server! I built this server 3 years ago, and it has been serving up everything that is served in my house (mythtv, web (this site), ftp, ssh, music, photos).  Well... Yesterday evening, we tried to fire up mythtv...
Computers / Linux
Thu - Jun 12, 2008 : 05:09 pm
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My First Python Script
PoeticIntensity
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When I went in to my 6 month review about 4 month ago, I didnt know what I was in for. I assumed things would go well because I had accomplished everything I set out to do and more, so I felt pretty good. The interview went very well.  They complimented me on my work, the sales reports, the new web site, the money I was saving the compan...
Computers / Programming
Sun - Oct 07, 2007 : 05:36 pm
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2007 Oct. General Conference
PoeticIntensity
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Man... I'm not entirely sure what happened this year, but conference was amazing! I've already told you what I thought of the first session (Sat. 10-noon session).  The next two sessions were gonna be equally amazing. With two children, it's hard, but not impossible, to really concentrate on what is going on with conference.  There ar...
Lds
Tue - May 15, 2007 : 09:18 pm
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What is going on?
PoeticIntensity
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Wow... About a week ago I got an email about a job offer here in Springville. The offer itself did not really have anything to do with any of the current skills I have. However, moments away from just discarding it, I decided to take the plunge and I sent an email in response. Here's the email: To whom this may concern: My name is Jason J...
Tue - Jun 19, 2012 : 06:19 pm
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Lucid 8 - Blind World
AudioGuru
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So I've been working on a lot of projects lately, but one I thought to be of particular note was the song "Blind World" by Lucid 8.  The song is well-made on a variety of levels, but one of the coolest aspects of this song is the way they presented it to me. Jonny (drummer for Lucid 8) came to me and asked if could incorporate an ...
Music
Sun - Apr 27, 2008 : 11:40 pm
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Gratitude and Joy
PoeticIntensity
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Today during gospel doctrine class, we got talking about gratitude, and there was an interesting question posed, which I hadn't considered.  It was incredibly vague, but sometimes those are the best questions to ask.  The question was simply, "What do you think of gratitude?" At first, I thought it was a horrible question, b...
Lds / Spiritual