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Thu - Apr 10, 2008 : 09:33 am
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Yes One Day till the END of the WEEK
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Good Morning My THOUGHTS! Well yes I am happy because it is Thursday The 2nd to Last day of my working hard week. I am really Tired today, and yesterday too. I have so many thoughts in my head, but if I let it overcome me, the power I have over my weakness and strength will go down hill. Well last night He shouldn't have took a sip of that one beer...
Wed - Apr 09, 2008 : 10:08 pm
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Jacob : 6
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The first thing which caught my eye in this chapter is in verse 5 where it says "Cleave unto God as he cleaveth unto you." When I read that, the first thing which came to mind was D&C 88:63, which states, "Draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you." I also think this is one of the first times, if not the first time...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Apr 09, 2008 : 12:09 pm
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3rd Day into the week
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WOW IT IS ALREADY THE THIRD DAY INTO THE WEEK. IT SEEMS AS THOUGH THIS YEAR IS FLYING FAST. WELL I DID ALL THAT I CAN DO TO HELP MIKEYS FRIEND AS FAR AS JOBS HOPEFULLY ALL HIS WISHES WILL COME TRUE. I HAVE FAMILY COMING IN TODAY FOR MY MOMS BIRTHDAY! SHE IS GOING TO BE SO EXCITED!...
Wed - Apr 09, 2008 : 12:13 am
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Jacob : 5
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The first thing I thought of when I read this chapter, besides, "Holy moly, it's like almost midnight and I'm gonna dive into Jacob 5??", was the following: In Jacob 4:1, he states how hard it was for them to keep plates, due to the difficulty in engraving.  Well....  With that in mind, I asked myself, "How important is J...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Apr 08, 2008 : 09:39 am
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Another Day
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IT IS SO CRAZY I LEFT HOME TODAY WITH NO REGRET AND NO BAD THOUGHTS EXCEPT THAT I LEFT MY BOYFRIEND AT HOME WITH MY GOOD FRIEND. I TRUST BOTH OF THEM SO I THINK EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE. I AM REALLY LOVING THIS MONI VIE DRINK IT MAKES ME FEEL AWAKE EVERYMORNING. DEAR LORD BE WITH MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY, PRAY FOR THEIR WEALTH AND STRENGTH THROUGH ANY ...
Mon - Apr 07, 2008 : 05:07 pm
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Todays MInd
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TODAY IS OF COURSE THE MOST EXCITING DAY OF THE WEEK. YEP! THAT WOULD BE MONDAY... OKAY I AM BEING SARCASTIC, MY DAY WENT BY AT A GOOD PACE BUT WISH IT WENT FASTER, STRESSING ABOUT THE LITTLE THINGS AND ALL. MY BILLS ARE CRAZY RIGHT NOW. I HAD A GREAT WEEKEND JUST SAT AND RELAXED AND WATCHED GOOD MOVIES. TODAY IS MY FIRST DAY TO DIET AND EXERCISE! ...
Sun - Apr 06, 2008 : 07:29 pm
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Day 3 - Colorado Trip
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Today was pretty laid back.  We watched one session of conference (Annie and Craig were gracious enough to let us watch it on their TV), played a lot of Brandon's new Wii, and went to a park which was pretty cool. Other than that, today was .... average. Here are some pics of the park. Collin found some guy who was quite nice, flying ...
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Sat - Apr 05, 2008 : 10:30 pm
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Day 2 - Colorado Trip
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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 - Apr 04, 2008 : 10:05 pm
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Day 1 - Colorado Trip
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I'm beyond exhausted right now, so I'll do my best to blog.  Not sure how it'll turn out, but... I woke up this morning around 4:45am to travel in a minivan full of family members to Denver Colorado to visit Owen, the newest member of the Craig and Annie Young family.  Our family, along with Chloe, Brandon, and Jovie made the trip. Th...
Personal
Wed - Apr 02, 2008 : 05:31 pm
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Firefox Foils Phishing
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If you have had an email account for more than a month, chances are you get more spam than you get legitimate email. Well, I have an email account which averages about 500 spams per day.  I don't really care about this account, but that's beside the point. Even though I usually never give spam mails a second thought, today I decided to c...
Computers / Current Events
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Thu - Apr 16, 2009 : 12:26 pm
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Alma : 24 - Conversion
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Man...  When I started reading this one,  I forgot it was about the Anti-Nephi-Lehi's who sacrificed themselves for the word of God.  Wow. Along with the previous chapter, I find it interesting that the main source of contention among all the Lamanites are the people who were once Nephites themselves.  The Amalekites and the A...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Mon - Jun 29, 2009 : 09:32 am
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Zend Studio on Gentoo AMD64
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Since I've been job-hopping for the last bit, I've had the chance to install fresh gentoo builds on quite a few 64-bit computers in the last couple of months. I've also been looking at different IDEs for PHP development.  After using jEdit now for close to 5 years, I've gotta say the one which impresses me the most is Zend Studio for Eclips...
Computers / Linux / Programming
Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 04:54 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 5
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Today's not over, but while the kids are taking naps, I thought I'd see what I could do to write about this day so far. First off - I *love* Monterey.  Last night, I don't think I got a whole lot of sleep, but notwithstanding that, I still woke up in an incredibly good mood due to the crisp salty air, the perfect temperature (around 60-68 deg...
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Fri - Oct 08, 2010 : 01:11 pm
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3 Nephi : 15
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From the beginning of this chapter, it's obvious that Christ means business when he makes covenants.  Causing entire books to be written, and then keeping 100% of everything that is written means something. I wonder why the people thought that Christ's coming "destroyed" the prophets?  Interesting. I love verse 9.  &q...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 10:06 pm
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1st Nephi : 14
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When I sit and think about what I just read, the 14th chapter of 1st Nephi is pretty crazy. Just a few points... The majority of the chapter is all about the "mother of abominations" and the "whore of all the earth". I believe it's written here to clarify the impact this (these) church(es) has (have) had upon the plain and...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Dec 15, 2008 : 05:53 pm
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Alma : 2
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I find it interesting the way they referred to Nehor in verse 1:  a man "after the order of the man that slew Gideon by the sword, who was executed according to the law".  Why didn't they just say "Nehor"?  Especially seeing that writing in plates was so hard. In verse 10, Mormon notes the intent with which Aml...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - May 13, 2008 : 05:05 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Three Presiding - Walker
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I just finished reading through this talk, and it brought some thoughts to mind... With Elder Walker's example of his grandparents displaying a photo of the First Presidency, I totally agree with the analogy, "Years later I concluded that displaying the picture of the First Presidency was equivalent to Joshua’s beautiful expression: '...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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...
Mon - Aug 01, 2011 : 12:10 am
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Backing the Music
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 So, last week, a client came in who presented a song to me, and we proceeded to record it.  It quickly became a favorite of mine, and I've since decided to produce it up beyond what it was originally, with the permission of the owner, of course.  The song is an acoustic version of Yellowcard's "Ocean Avenue", and I really,...
Babblings
Tue - Jun 09, 2009 : 06:58 pm
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Bath / Mohawk Sam
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Man...  I've got to settle on which type of keyboard I'm going to use.   I can't be switching keyboards from work to home and back.  I might have a nervous breakdown. Anyway...  We just got done bathing Samuel, and these pictures were too cute to idly pass by. You can see that the mohawk has been successfully passed on ...
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Fri - Jul 02, 2010 : 02:00 pm
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Jason Taylor / Ear Candy
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Okay...  So Advanced Budget Studios had the opportunity last weekend to record a group which came from the Springville's Art City Music Fest, and due to time constraints, we really didn't get a very good tracking session.  We got some of Bethany's vocals, JT's acoustic guitar, Jake's bass, Dan's shredding guitar solo, and a very rough scr...
Audio / Mixing / Music
Fri - Apr 20, 2007 : 02:43 pm
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Contention Sucks.
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This morning, Steve broke in to chat and said something to the effect of "Pride sucks." Ya know... I completely agree with him. Pride does suck. I wonder why... I've heard it said that "Pride is the only unforgivable sin." This is the doctrine according to me because I can't remember who said it, nor if it was an authority figure, so.... no ...
Thu - Jan 28, 2010 : 11:38 am
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Alma : 56 - Covenants
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With all that I've noticed about making covenants this time around, I can't help but notice that this chapter has some very interesting words. I really do wonder where the line is with covenants we make.  In the days of the Book of Mormon, people would rather die than lie or break a covenant.  This is made abundantly clear with the eali...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Thu - Sep 20, 2007 : 06:13 pm
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"Posting Forms to Sessions" - Trick
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Any web developer who has been in the craft for more than a couple of days realizes how often forms are used in web development.  Well...  Where forms are used, form methods are used, and one of the crazily irritating problems with forms using a "POST" method is the fact that when the "back" button is pressed after lea...
Programming
Mon - Apr 21, 2008 : 03:33 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Exaltation - Nelson
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In this day of rampant immorality and addictive pornography, parents have a sacred responsibility to teach their children the importance of God in their lives. Those evils, so highly destructive of divine potential, are to be strictly shunned by children of God. When a child needs correction, you might ask yourself, “What can I say or do t...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - May 18, 2010 : 03:13 pm
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Helaman : 13
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Okay..  I've never thought of this before, but, how convenient do you think it was for Samuel to climb up on a wall, built around a city most likely to keep people out?  Yeah, I don't think it could have been that easy.  How often do we find any reason at all to get out of doing what God wants us to do?  Well, God told Samuel he...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Mon - Dec 28, 2009 : 01:00 am
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Song In Progress
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 Not sure why I'm writing about this now, because I usually just finish the thing and then announce it at the same time as I share it. I guess this song is a complete deviation from anything I've done in the past.  Heh... Just now I'm realizing that I don't even have a name for this song yet.  I could call it "My Friend",...
Music / Personal
Tue - Oct 23, 2007 : 05:15 pm
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XFCE - Bouncing-back Window Focus
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Since I recently have switched to XFCE on my work computer (all home computers are still running Gnome), I've noticed a strange behavior with window focusing.  I'm trying to decide whether this is a feature, or a bug. What happens, happens once-in-a-while and I can't get it to do the same thing consistently.  Whether it's because this i...
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Tue - Apr 28, 2009 : 01:03 pm
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Alma : 27
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What a great chapter this is.  And what stupid people the Amalekites were.  "Gee, we're having a hard time killing our enemies, so let's kill our own people instead.  Yeah, that'll make us feel better."  Freakin' idiots. The parts I loved especially about this chapter were parts I've never noticed before, or at least...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Mon - Jun 23, 2008 : 12:09 am
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Toilets and Servers
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This past Thursday, we finally decided to rip it up.  I mean, literally - rip it up. Then, we decided to take it out the backyard to see what the heck was clogging it all up. It was just as we suspected.  Collin had flushed a freaking toy cell-phone down our toilet! and yes, we took the toilet out in the backyard, twisted it, turned it...
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