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Mon - Dec 24, 2007 : 12:46 pm
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints- a poem
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  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints   We believe other lands had visits from Christ. They saw signs in the heavens, they knew His name. He taught them, they felt His wounds, He dried their eyes. The Book of Mormon testifies that He came.   We're Christians otherwise nicknamed “The Mormons”. The Chur...
Poetry
Fri - Dec 21, 2007 : 03:08 pm
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Ardour, Jack, Digital Mix Reset
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Since I began using Ardour to record music, (and more music), I've always managed to have the same problem crop up, year after year.  The symptoms of this problem are annoying to say the least. I'm running all my audio through an M-Audio 1010 digital interface and I use envy24control to monitor and adjust the channels via. software.  I ...
Audio
Sun - Dec 16, 2007 : 05:31 pm
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Gotta Start Another Project....
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I'm going crazy in my life again.  I'm kinda weird that way. Things are going well and then I finish a project, or get sick of it, or something else.  Heck, the whole "project" mentality I have is what started this whole "ilovemyjournal" thing (as well as ldscompanion.org).  I also wrote and produced 17 very ama...
Personal
Fri - Dec 14, 2007 : 11:40 pm
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poetry one
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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
Fri - Dec 14, 2007 : 09:35 am
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Amber's Poem
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(poem)
One day along time ago, Before the world began A plan was given to each of us It was placed in our willing hands   There were two parts to this plan One was for all the world The other plan was just for us About our life and what was in store   This first plan included a Savior Jesus Christ, our brother He will come to earth...
Thu - Dec 13, 2007 : 05:25 pm
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Best Project Management Explanation Ever!
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Words could not have said it any better. Makes me smile every time I look at it....
Programming
Thu - Dec 13, 2007 : 03:47 pm
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Microsoft Takes On Microsoft
PoeticIntensity
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Oh, man...  Where do I even begin this post?  And from which angle?  How about I just start typing and figure it out when I'm done....  Yeah, that's what I'll do. I just finished reading this Microsoft article which explains, using no uncertain terms, how to get "IT Management" to see the "value" in upgrad...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft
Mon - Dec 10, 2007 : 03:03 pm
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Jones FHE
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This is an audio recording of tonight.  FHE is included. That's about it....
Personal
Fri - Dec 07, 2007 : 05:43 pm
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Service Through Love
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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
Wed - Dec 05, 2007 : 09:51 pm
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Why is Pixar so Awesome?
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I just finished watching the Pixar movie, "Cars" for the 45th time.  Or maybe it was the 4500th time.  I don't know... I lost count. Anyway... During the movie, despite my having seen the movie more times than I've kissed my kids, and even though those kids were crawling all over me and generally trying their best to be a nui...
Current Events / Miscellaneous
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Sun - Mar 16, 2008 : 08:30 pm
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2nd Nephi : 25
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It feels quite refreshing to be able to understand more than just a couple of verses again.  As I was reading tonight, I realized how much could be written about this chapter.  It's quite full of good doctrine. Here's what I noticed tonight: From verse 1 until 6, Nephi seems to be trying to explain the "hard to understand" n...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Mar 27, 2008 : 03:29 pm
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07 Mustang GT Upgrade Round 1
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Well... I finally did it.  I've been kind of anxious about the whole "modifying my car" because I've never done it before, and my car is still under warranty.  I have no idea what this might mean for the warranty, but after hearing / feeling the difference, I don't regret it one bit.  I love it! Just two modifications fo...
Cars
Tue - Oct 07, 2008 : 02:22 pm
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More Samuel Stuff...
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Wow....  I guess all of our babies couldn't be 100% perfect in the birthing process. I thought I'd have written 2 or more entries by now, but...  Things definitely are dynamic with birth, so ya never know. If you haven't read the pre-post and the first post on Samuel's birth, I'd recommend it, just to catch up... After the birth,...
Children / Family / Life
Wed - Oct 29, 2008 : 12:13 pm
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Mosiah : 27
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Reading the beginning of this chapter, it's interesting that Mosiah put laws into place which made voicing anything which could be interpreted as "persecutions" against the church, illegal - and it seemed to work.  There was "peace" for a number of years due to that law.  The church even began to grow and prosper more ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Aug 15, 2007 : 10:11 am
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What IS the Gospel of Christ?
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I just returned from a family vacation at "Down-At-A" water-park with all my immediate family (minus Andrea) and had a blast. During the evening of the first night, the discussion was lulling a bit, so Curtis and I decided to begin discussing some doctrinal points of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. During this discussion, both Curtis and I ...
Lds / Spiritual
Wed - Jan 14, 2009 : 04:41 pm
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Alma : 9
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Okay...  I remember having read this awhile ago and cross-referencing Alma 16:10 about the destruction of the city of Ammonihah in one day, but I didn't remember that it wasn't a prophet who said that.  It was one of the non-believers.  One of the people who was trying to refute what Alma was talking about up and said, "yo,...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Mon - Aug 25, 2008 : 06:05 pm
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RICKS
koyote Dreams
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SO I've always wannted to go to Rcks ( BYU IDAHO) well two more years and I'm so there. I got my PA to help me find info about it, today I had a pack from the collage come in the mail. I was so exited! The best part it, Sara is also planning on going that same time I am! That would be the best thing to ever happen to me.  I mean Sara is my ...
Sun - Nov 11, 2007 : 11:03 pm
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Incredible Speech on Creativity
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A couple of days ago, I wrote a post about failure and innovation.  I had just seen the movie "Meet The Robinson's" which is a movie all about creativity, failures, leaving the past behind you, and always looking forward. Well...  Orson Jones gave a pretty incredible link in the 1 comment in that post. The comment containe...
Miscellaneous
Thu - Oct 01, 2009 : 11:39 am
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Drummin' Fool
PoeticIntensity
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Just thought I'd let ya all know that I did something yesterday that I haven't done in years, if I've ever done it before at all.. Turns out I had band practice for two bands on the same night.  So, beginning at 4:30, and lasting until 11:30, I was at band practice. I don't think I've ever played the drums for 7 hours straight.  My ha...
Drums / Personal
Fri - Jun 13, 2008 : 10:43 pm
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2008 - Roth Memorial - Saturday
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Well...  The video says it all, but for those of you who don't want to watch it, here's the low-down. Woke up Saturday and it rained for about 4 hours, so Plan B only got to play one set.  The set we played absolutely rocked, and I can't wait to get the footage from the videographer who shot the set (I'll be putting up snippets for sur...
Audio / Cars / Music / Personal
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Thu - Jan 24, 2008 : 07:01 pm
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Focus Becomes Reality
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Ya know... Chatting with good friends has its benefits.  Just like think-tanks and collegeate consortiums are good for concerted cognation, a good conversation with a concerned cohort can be just as contenting. I think I've mentioned this before in my journal, but in talking with a good friend of mine, I hadn't made the connection with just...
Lds / Spiritual
Fri - Sep 07, 2007 : 07:55 pm
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One LONG Day
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Wow....  The last time I woke up (apart from a nap I took today) was Thursday morning, and HOLY COW, craziness has happened. The whole mohawk thing, which I thought was over, escalated to a point where it pretty much boiled over causing Kim to attack my and Sarah's parenting skills, and for them to leave in a rush without allowing Julia to ...
Personal
Sat - Jan 19, 2008 : 05:50 pm
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1st Nephi : 11 - Do You Believe?
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As soon as the angel of God knew Nephi's purpose and desire, the first question he asked him was "Do you believe?". I think that's a fairly important question, which we should ask ourselves each day.  If we are being tempted and we ask ourselves that question, to which we already know the answer, I can promise you the tempter's pow...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Aug 24, 2007 : 11:23 pm
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Random Ramblings
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Well...  All I can really say today is: "Thank heavens for time." The reason I say that, is because if it weren't for time, we'd never get over our sicknesses, and holy crud, I'm about done with this one. Today was the first day Sarah really felt good enough to be home with the kids happy, and healthy for the most part, and if she...
Personal
Sat - Feb 02, 2008 : 02:17 pm
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1st Nephi : 21 - Isaiah
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I think that most of this chapter is talking about the gathering of the tribes of Israel, although I could be completely and totally offbase.  This is one of the chapters which I probably wouldn't write about had I not made a resolution to write about each and every chapter from the Book of Mormon. Pretty difficult to understand right now. ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Jan 27, 2008 : 09:34 pm
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President Hinckley Died Today
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I just got up from a nap I was taking due to my going to bed at 4:00am this morning and the first words my wife told me after coming up stairs was "President Hinckley died a few hours ago." I'm not one to get upset at death.  For some reason, I've never had a problem with people dying.  The one thought which makes this even ea...
Lds / Personal
Wed - Mar 05, 2008 : 10:44 pm
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2nd Nephi : 18
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One part of this chapter possibly made sense to me, although I could be totally wrong. Okay, two parts did. The first is verses 8 - 13.  It seems to me that these verses are talking about the kingdom of Judah.  Though they may assemble themselves and try, they will ultimately fail unless they begin to fear God.  (again, could b...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Mar 02, 2008 : 11:51 pm
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2nd Nephi : 14 & 15
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To be honest, about 80% of these two chapters made no sense to me at all.  I didn't put forth my best effort to understand, but I really did concentrate. A couple of verses made a lot of sense to me due to the state of the world we live in. Chapter 15 verses 20-23.  You know it's a bad day when people in general accept wickedness as r...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Aug 27, 2007 : 10:18 am
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Important Mythtv configs
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I upgraded all of my boxen yesterday, including my main server (which now has successfully become my slowest machine).  As you probably know, I run gentoo on everything. When I built my mythtv-based home-theater in my basement about 2 years ago, I spent about 2 months configuring my server to handle everything I needed it to.  I didn't d...
Gentoo / Linux
Fri - Aug 03, 2007 : 11:56 pm
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Friends and Friendship
PoeticIntensity
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Hmm....  I'm wondering how I can write this entry without offending anyone, so... if you are offended by it, I'm sorry.  What is going to be said has to be said, and it will, hopefully, enlighten at least someone. Due to this wonderful blog, I've been feeling quite pensive lately and liking the change.  Midst this change, I asked on...