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Tue - Jan 05, 2010 : 12:36 pm
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Alma : 47 - Continuing The Hate
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Man...  Amalickiah... I'm more and more convinced that this guy is the epitome of evil in the flesh. I wonder what would have happened with the entire history of the Nephites had Captain Moroni caught Amalickiah, when he was chasing him and his armies last chapter. I really believe that had he been caught (and appropriately dealt with), much...
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Sun - Jan 03, 2010 : 10:29 pm
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Happy New Years!
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 Wow...  When I wrote this in March of 2009, "During this year, I both think and feel (logically and spiritually) I will be stretched more than I've been stretched in years.  This one's gonna be a toughy.  As for now, I feel anxiously optimistic.  Yup..  That about hits it on the head."  I had n...
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Tue - Dec 29, 2009 : 04:52 pm
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Alma : 46 - Amalickiah
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Haven't even started reading this yet, and I know I'm in for a doozie.  Amalickiah, in my estimation, is one of the truest Nehor-ites in existence.  Absolutely no morals, no regard for anyone but himself - even if it means killing many people who he claims to love.  One of the most dispicable humans ever to live on earth.  Now, ...
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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
Fri - Dec 18, 2009 : 04:10 pm
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Alma : 45
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The first thing I noticed this time, is that apparently, Helaman had never had any proof of the existence of the plates of gold Alma and the previous prophets were writing on.  Not entirely sure why that caught my fancy this time, but it did.  I guess keeping the historical records was a pretty sacred thing back then.  I wonder if th...
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Tue - Dec 15, 2009 : 10:25 pm
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Fedora 12 - Getting Closer
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 Well...  I'm not quite as frustrated tonight as I was when I tried to do with Ubuntu, that which I am now trying with Fedora 12. I installed Fedora 12 on my laptop from the install DVD, and I've gotta say, Fedora, neither in the installation, nor in running the OS, was as slick as Ubuntu.  Ubuntu was quite a bit more polished, I'...
Gentoo / Linux
Mon - Dec 14, 2009 : 12:58 am
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Ubuntu Still Has Demons
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Okay..  So I installed Ubuntu on my brother's computer about 3 weeks ago, and he has been loving it!  Before that, he had been using gentoo with me as his personal admin, which I didn't mind because he rarely needed it, and when he did, it was usually a 10-30 minute fix, no problem. So, he liked it so much, and from what I could tell, ...
Gentoo / Linux
Sun - Dec 06, 2009 : 01:16 pm
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What's With Snow and Me?
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Today, I woke up to about 6-10 inches of fresh powdery snow all over the place.   It's actually beginning to feel like Christmas time, now! Now, most normal people would say within themselves, "Man, I hate snow on the roads.", but not me. I'm not entirely sure why I'm this way, but it's been this way ever since I can remem...
Life / Personal
Tue - Dec 01, 2009 : 12:15 pm
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Alma : 44 - Rather Die Than Lie
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The thing which resonates so much with me about this chapter, is how true Moroni is to himself and his God.  Truly, the last thing he wanted to do is to kill thousands of his brothers, yet he had to.  He knew his lifestyle, freedom, religion, and family were more important than letting themselves be put into bondage, and the Lamanites wou...
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Mon - Nov 30, 2009 : 05:13 pm
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Alma : 43
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I wasn't planning on writing about this chapter this time, but something which kind of makes me wonder stood out to me this time. What's the deal with the armor of the Lamanites being so slim?  I mean, seriously.  If I were going to war, I would definitely do everything I could to protect myself and ensure victory.  Loin cloths and...
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Fri - Mar 14, 2008 : 09:49 pm
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2nd Nephi : 23
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All I gotta say about this chapter is man, I do not want to be on the wrong side of things when the 2nd coming of Christ is ushered in. Verses like 16 and 18 really hit home on what we're in for. I can only assume the destruction of Babylon can be typed as a metaphor for what is coming when Christ comes again....
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Thu - Jul 03, 2008 : 03:28 pm
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Energy Drinks...
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About a year ago, I wrote about some feelings I have toward caffeine.  Since then, my feelings haven't changed much. I try to limit the amount of caffeine consumption in which I partake.  You know, the whole "moderation in all things" crud... Well...  Through this year, I've tried quite a few different caffeinated bev...
Miscellaneous
Mon - Jun 30, 2008 : 12:59 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Words Never Cease - Holland
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I watched this talk about 2 months ago and was very impressed by what Elder Jeffrey R. Holland proclaimed. Down to its essence, Elder Holland simply states case after case as to why it makes no sense the claim that God has ceased speaking to us. Quite frankly, I believe him.  With overwhelming evidence given, it's hard not to see the clear...
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Tue - Oct 04, 2011 : 12:43 pm
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Moroni : 6
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 This was a good chapter.  Starts out stating that worthiness is necessary in order for baptism into the Lord's church: bringing forth fruit of worthiness (not entirely sure what this means, specifically) having a broken heart and contrite spirit, showing a witness of true repentance taking upon yourself the name of Chris...
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Sun - Apr 27, 2008 : 11:33 pm
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Mosiah : 1
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Verse 7 caught my attention this time around.  The beginning of the verse is as follows: "And now, my sons, I would that ye should remember to search them diligently, that ye may profit thereby;" The context is referring to the scriptures the sons of King Benjamin had access to.  This verse reminds me quite a bit of Mosiah...
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Fri - Nov 23, 2007 : 10:54 am
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Happy Thanksgiving!
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Well...  It came and went yet again. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Yesterday was a day filled with gratitude, family, good food, and fun. We woke up, got the family ready to go, and we took off for Farmington in my Mustang GT (Hehe... Yup..  We packed a crib, casserole, oreo pie, two kids, and two adults into this wonderful sports ca...
Miscellaneous / Personal
Sun - May 17, 2009 : 11:10 pm
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Life Comes Fast...
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Okay...  Wow..  A pretty huge amount of stuff has been going on.  I've been writing about it in my personal journal, but some of the stuff shouldn't be public, so I'm writing this as a supplement for those who care. Man...  Where do I even begin.  Awhile back, I posted a couple of private entries about an interview I had...
Life / Personal
Mon - Oct 26, 2009 : 12:36 am
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Unlikely Couple
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I had to post this.  We went to a ward halloween party and I went as a punk rocker (of sorts), and Sarah went as Cinderella.  Gotta love the result. Awwww yeah!...
Family / Personal
Wed - Apr 02, 2008 : 02:33 pm
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Linux Software RAID On Trial
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Here at work, the time is fast coming where I will be required to put live, the server I've been working on for the past year. And we all know that when the rubber meets the road, things get a little bit more serious. I came to the conclusion that since I'm the only Linux person in this company, should the Linux servers ever decide to go *kap...
Computer Hardware / Computers / Linux / Programming
Thu - Jun 12, 2008 : 06:04 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Faith Fathers - Uchtdorf
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As I sit here listening to, watching, and reading the talk given by President Uchtdorf, I'm puzzled by my lack of caring of the faith of my fathers. I don't exactly know why it is, but I.....  I've never really looked at what my parents believe being a part of my faith.  I don't know if that is wrong or what... What I believe is what ...
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Mon - Dec 14, 2009 : 12:58 am
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Ubuntu Still Has Demons
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Okay..  So I installed Ubuntu on my brother's computer about 3 weeks ago, and he has been loving it!  Before that, he had been using gentoo with me as his personal admin, which I didn't mind because he rarely needed it, and when he did, it was usually a 10-30 minute fix, no problem. So, he liked it so much, and from what I could tell, ...
Gentoo / Linux
Sun - May 18, 2008 : 08:44 pm
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ILMJ Video Almost Here
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I've been working a bit on adding the possibility of video journaling to ILoveMyJournal.com. I'm not 100% sure if it will work well enough for those who are less technically inclined, but today I was able to get a proof-of-concept working. One of my journal entries now has a video (the video is of the UVSC Car Show put on yesterday). Just to ...
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Thu - Aug 27, 2009 : 02:01 pm
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Linux + ATI != ETQW
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Okay..  I have no idea why I'm writing this, but to heck with it.  People should know.  Either that, or I need to figure out what the hey I'm doing wrong. So, about a year ago I began a crusade to help AMD / ATI as much as I possibly could.  I've already been buying AMD processors now for at least 5 years for myself, my work,...
Computers / Games / Linux / Microsoft
Tue - Oct 09, 2007 : 05:15 pm
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Elder Holland's Talk
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This morning I came to work rather ponderous, but not pondering anything in particular.  I so enjoyed Elder Holland's talk this last Sunday that I went and downloaded it, watched it, and did about 4 hours of research into the Nicene Creed, which Elder Holland mentioned. First, I must say, hearing Elder Holland's talk was... uhhh....  a...
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Tue - Oct 02, 2007 : 10:40 am
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From Gnome to XFCE
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Okay...  As most of you know, I use Linux for pretty much everything I do which requires a computer.  When I started using Linux, I waffled between KDE and Gnome for probably 6-10 months when I finally settled on Gnome.  I haven't looked back since.... almost. About 6 months ago, Gnome came out with a release which implemented the...
Computers / Linux
Tue - Oct 16, 2007 : 10:22 am
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Gentoo udev NIC Bug
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Something I thought I'd write down, because it took me forever to figure out, has been a bug for at least a year, and nobody seems to be doing anything about it. The bug is quite simple really, and once you know where to look for it, it pretty much stops being a bug due to an extremely easy work-around. The bug is concerning network cards plugg...
Gentoo
Fri - May 02, 2008 : 11:27 am
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Gen. Conf. - Living Church - Eyring
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"God's people have not always been worthy of the marvelous experience we have shared today. The Apostles, after the Ascension of Christ, continued to exercise the keys He left with them. But because of disobedience and loss of faith by the members, the Apostles died without the keys being passed on to successors. We call that tragic episode &q...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Jul 14, 2008 : 02:12 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Ask In Faith - Bednar
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I just got done reading, listening to, and watching the general conference talk "Ask In Faith", by Elder David A. Bednar. I must say, having missed the original broadcasting of this conference, I heard all the hype about this talk in the ensuing weeks and months.  It seemed that this talk was all the rage about learning how to &quo...
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Sun - Oct 07, 2007 : 08:15 pm
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Server Down! (Temporarily)
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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
Sun - Mar 27, 2011 : 11:27 pm
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Updated Audiofire12 + Gentoo
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 So, I wrote a few days ago how I was able to get my new echo audiofire12 working under gentoo Linux with the old firewire stack.  Well, I couldn't leave well-enough alone, so I tried my hand at updating my kernel and using the new stack.  Turned out there were a few caveats that, without some external help from a great person in the...
Audio Hardware / Gentoo / Linux