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Tue - Sep 13, 2011 : 10:42 am
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Ether : 12 - Continued
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 Ya know..  I think the whole "sight" thing is over-rated.  "Dispute not because ye see not" just shouldn't be an issue.  Prime example is Laman and Lemuel.  They saw angels, and it didn't do jack-squat.  Personally, I believe the sense of the Spirit (as opposed to the sense of sight, or hearing, or...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Sep 13, 2011 : 12:06 am
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Jules Morrow - Amazing.
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 So, last weekend I had the pleasure of recording a few tunes for an upcoming independent film (more details to follow as the project continues, I'm sure), and in these situations, I just never know what to expect. In this case, I don't think I could have been more blessed.  I had the pleasure of meeting Kraig Jacobson, and recording an...
Music
Wed - Sep 07, 2011 : 11:46 am
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Linode / Gentoo / sendmail problem [solved]
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 When I first installed the 64-bit version of gentoo on linode, everything looked good - except I couldn't get apache to send email.   When I emerged PHP, it pulled in ssmtp by default, but that didn't seem to be sending mail at all.  So, I emerged sendmail.  That got me a little bit further, but the logs were giving me an error...
Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Sep 06, 2011 : 12:11 am
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Good times with Shallow Sky
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So, this weekend I had the pleasure of meeting yet another one of Utah's finest bands.  The band's name is "Shallow Sky", and if their music is any indicator, these guys are gonna stick around. To be honest, I expected the 3 sessions (totalling 26-hours) with these guys to be a bit rough, due to only my incredible lack of sleep las...
Music
Wed - Aug 24, 2011 : 11:33 am
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Ether : 12 - Amazing
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So, the very first thing which came to mind this time around was from the first verse.  Ether seemed to be a fairly amazing person and a great prophet.  So... How did he get to be that way?  I'd love to hear the story of Ether's conversion - especially considering the environment he grew up in - being born in captivity.  Interes...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Aug 23, 2011 : 05:53 pm
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Ether : 11
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 So, this chapter seems to be about the rise and fall of the people, and the rulers who ruled both in righteousness and wickedness. It seems to mow through a genration with each verse that goes by - very quickly.  I guess this chapter would be a good one to illustrate the Lord's prophets making promises, and then keeping them through la...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Mon - Aug 01, 2011 : 01:52 pm
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Ether : 10
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So...  Interesting that one of the reasons cited for Heth's righteousness is his remembering what the Lord had done for his people, specirfically, bringing Jared and his kin over the ocean.  There has got to be something behind the whole "remember what the Lord has done for you" thing, and living a righteous life.  Heck.. E...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
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
Thu - Jul 28, 2011 : 11:49 am
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Ether : 9
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 Not much to write about on this chapter...  Lots of backbiting, hatred, slaying of kin, destruction of entire civilizations due to war, living in righteousness and prospering because of it.  Poisonous serpents, famine, more death, repentance, and just the general way the people live within the pride cycle. Not a bad chapter, but n...
Book Of Mormon / Lds
Wed - Jul 20, 2011 : 12:35 pm
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Ether : 8 - Happiness vs Evil
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Setting your heart upon the glory of the world has always seemed like a bad idea to me, but then again, for most of my life I've been kind of the odd-man-out.  heh..  My own siblings have mentioned to me that they "don't get me".  Most people would consider this a bad thing, but for me, it's been life.  The desire to &...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
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Thu - Apr 08, 2010 : 03:24 pm
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Letterboxing
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I found out what letterboxing is after my good friend told me about it and I as so interested I looked it up. I think it rocks and look forward to LETTERBOXING. www.letterboxing.org/GettingStarted/ Here's the search results for my area: www.atlasquest.com/results.html I haven't tried it yet, but it sounds fun....
Activities
Tue - Sep 09, 2008 : 02:14 pm
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Evolution / Exchange Howto
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I just spent the last 5 hours trying to get Evolution to connect to our corporate Exchange server.  I finally figured it out, and I can now interoperate 100% with calendars, contacts, meetings, and email from our Exchange server. Due to the wide array of configuration options in Exchange, doing a step-by-step how-to would be, for the most p...
Computers / Gentoo / Linux / Microsoft
Tue - Jul 08, 2008 : 11:03 am
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happy birthday
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(memo)
today is my gmas 61st birthday..or it would be if she wer here. she died about 7 months ago and i just wanted to say.....HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDMA!!...
Tue - Aug 19, 2008 : 10:52 am
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Visit from Craig and Annie
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We had been anticipating the visit from Craig and Annie Young (my brother-in-law's family) for awhile, and I must say, their visit was simply delightful. I had to go and attend the LDSFest 2008 on Saturday, from noon until midnight, so I wasn't able to be home then, but I took Friday off and Friday was great! On Friday, we went and visited Temple...
Family / Life
Fri - Feb 13, 2009 : 03:08 pm
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SOAP, PHP, and WSDL
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I spent pretty much all of yesterday trying in vain to write a soap client to connect to a web service provided by our new partner in Green Bay, WI. After about 6 solid hours of getting the same error, a great programmer and acquaintence of mine, Jared Smith gave me a quick tip on how to fix it. Before I get to the fix, let me say that first, I...
Computers / Linux / Programming
Fri - Feb 13, 2009 : 03:36 pm
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Green Bay - Summed Up
PoeticIntensity
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In chatting with my friend Steve, I realized I haven't yet given any details as to my trip to Green Bay this week, so, before this weekend comes, I figured I had better write something. Day 3 (Wednesday) went pretty smooth.  I woke up with a high level of sleep deficiency (surprise, surprise), and went out to the office for the last time.&n...
Life / Nature's Way / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Sep 28, 2008 : 05:53 pm
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Sept. Overnighter
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On Friday, around 4:00pm, Bill Hoopes and I took our teachers quorum up to camp out up Hobble Creek canyon.  It was pretty fun.  (This is going to be rather dry because I'm so tired) Anyway...  We had a great time.  Kaiden, Jake, and Josh came with us to camp.  Bill brought his awesome dutch oven skills, and I brought, um...
Fun / Lds / Life
Tue - Sep 22, 2009 : 05:34 pm
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Unbelievable... *facepalm*
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I'm not entirely sure how to begin this post, but I'm just sitting here kind of wagging my head back and forth in disbelief.  I hope this is at least exaggerating. With everyone blathering on about how wonderful Windows 7 is, Microsoft hasn't changed a bit. Before I begin, let me just say how wonderfully reassuring it is to be using Linux ...
General Insanity / Linux / Microsoft
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
Sun - Sep 14, 2008 : 07:54 pm
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Salt Flats 2008!!
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Oh, man...  I haven't had a day like yesterday in quite some time.  Possibly years. My day started at 6:00AM with about 4 hours of sleep in me.  Ah well...  Caffeine has its purpose, right? We started out thinking there would be 4-6 cars out there on the salt with us, but it ended up being just Steve and me.  As it tu...
Cars / Fun
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Thu - Dec 08, 2011 : 03:50 pm
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Year's End...
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So I haven't written in a while, and that's both a great thing, and a not-so-great thing.  It's great because since September, the studio has been busier than I thought possible.  Honestly...  It's been a whirlwind, and I'm not quite sure what caused it - but I'm so grateful for it.  It's a not-so-great thing because I can't kee...
Audio / Babblings / Music
Thu - Nov 26, 2009 : 12:57 am
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Life is Good
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Yeah, I'm tired, but man - life is good.  I spent way too much time on our Herod The Fink project last night (and into the wee-hours of this morning), but it was so worth it.  We are really cranking to release a truly unique Christmas album.  My only regret is that we didn't start this sooner, so we could get more content.  But ...
Babblings
Wed - Apr 01, 2009 : 03:16 pm
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ILMJ Photo System?
PoeticIntensity
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So lately I haven't had any major projects going on involving programming, and I started to miss it, so I decided to act upon a thought I had about a month ago. That thought consisted of me wanting a definitive answer to my almost 10,000-photo collection of digital images which seems to keep growing, and staying totally unorganized. So, two day...
I Love My Journal
Wed - Nov 28, 2007 : 03:33 pm
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The Value of Words
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Recently, I have had the opportunity to have my mind opened to various opportunities having to do with mortgages and investment properties, and whatnot, and in the midst of all this, we have had to contact the lending company on our primary mortgage. Yesterday, I was on hold for 1.5 hours with Citibank's collections department, after being transf...
Miscellaneous
Wed - Jan 06, 2010 : 12:59 am
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Drum Cover - Pat Benatar : Heartbreaker
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Playing this song was a joy, until I realized I'd been playing wrong for so many years. Trying to do the cover as a true cover was freakin' hard for this song.  I hope I did it justice, though. There were a few points where I totally fubbed hits, but there were only a few. So... Here it is.  Let me know what ya think....
Audio / Drums / Music / Video
Tue - Nov 08, 2011 : 02:36 pm
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Welcome the Newcomers!
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I've gotta say, October was crazy.  It was the busiest month the studio has ever seen.  That said, it has allowed us to upgrade some microphones! Might you join with me in welcoming our two newest microphones to the pack: The Joly Edition - "Gomez" Cascade ribbon mic! In our initial tests, I found the Gomez to be anothe...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Sun - Apr 01, 2018 : 10:51 am
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Solemn Assembly and Hell Week
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 Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the first solemn assembly I remember having attended.  As I raised my hand in my bedroom while sustaining President Nelson, tears welled up in my eyes.  I felt as if I was partaking in something very important.  I was with Luci and Leah.  Everyone else in my family was out doing o...
Personal / Spiritual / Studio-journey
Sat - Aug 09, 2008 : 11:30 pm
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Youth Conference 2008
PoeticIntensity
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I don't even know where to begin, to tell you the truth.  I'll do my best, but I've got a novel inside me for what happened yesterday.  All in all, it was quite simple, but at the same time it was probably the most profound thing which has happened to me in years...  and I have no idea how to portray it. Let me begin with the foll...
Computers / Personal / Spiritual / Youth Conference
Sun - Jul 27, 2008 : 06:18 pm
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My Wedding Day...
PoeticIntensity
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I got married like a bit more than 5 years ago, and I'm lovin' it. But, during those five years, I've had some footage gracefully shot and donated to me by my friend Ty Swartzlander on my wedding day.  On that day, Ty told me he was going to put something together and give it to me later, but instead, I told him I'd really, really, real...
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Sat - Nov 24, 2007 : 10:48 pm
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We Finally Cut It Down!
PoeticIntensity
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Wow... I can't believe I'm still awake.  For future reference, the day after Thanksgiving is a day of pain.  It is a day of fear and dread.  But today was better. When I got married to my wonderful wife, she told me she would marry me on one condition.  Okay, okay... That's a lie.  But if I wrote down all the conditions u...
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