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Mon - Nov 30, 2009 : 12:08 am
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First Youtube Upload
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Man... This past month has been a friggin' whirlwind.  I refuse to believe November is nearly gone. Anyway...  Jesse and I are almost done with our debut Christmas album, "Herod the Fink", and while recording the last drum session, I thought it might be cool to see what I look like when I play.  Well, as fate would have i...
Drums / Music / Personal
Wed - Nov 18, 2009 : 06:20 pm
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Advanced Online Drums!
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A few months ago, I thought I'd get a bit more serious about setting up a semi-professional studio in my home.  It's worked out great, so far! As I've worked with clients, they've been more than happy with the results, and I'm learning new techniques and tricks of the trade at the same time.  So far, so good. So, along this trail, I b...
Audio / Drums / Music / Personal
Sun - Nov 15, 2009 : 01:19 am
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It's Been Awhile...
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Wow... It's been a long, long time since I updated anything about my life on here.  Mostly because stuff got really busy, and really interesting about April of this year.  I've documented all the crud that we've gone through, so no need to rehash that. What I would like to say is that music is more a part of my life now than it ever has...
Life / Music / Personal
Sun - Nov 08, 2009 : 01:46 pm
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Alma : 42
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Man.... I'm tired, but I felt I had to read and write about a scripture today. Alma does a great job of answering his son's question.  "Why should sinners be punished?"  All sorts of nuggets of truth can be found in this chapter. Another great chapter on the justice and mercy of God is found in Alma 34. That's about it for...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures
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
Thu - Oct 22, 2009 : 05:17 pm
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Windows 7
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Why on earth would I spend $109.00 on a new operating system when I could buy a friggin'  1.5 TERABYTE HARD DRIVE FOR THE SAME PRICE!?!?!?  (and that's the cheap version of Windows 7 - you know, the one you'll regret buying even if you do buy in to all this Microsoft crap.  The version that'll make you regret purchasing Windows the l...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft
Tue - Oct 20, 2009 : 07:37 am
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Alma : 41
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My first question comes from the first verse.  "Why would anyone be 'worried' about the law of restoration?"  Well...  Let's take it from the potential perspective of someone in Corianton's situation.  I guess if I had sinned with a harlot while I was on my mission, I might be a bit worried that the whole "what ye...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Thu - Oct 01, 2009 : 11:39 am
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Drummin' Fool
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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
Wed - Sep 23, 2009 : 01:15 pm
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Alma : 40
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I just realized that it's been a month since I last wrote about the Book of Mormon.  Man, if I'm gonna finish this thing, I'm gonna have to pick up the pace! First thing I noticed with this chapter is that when Alma got the revelation concerning the spirit world, it seems that he was just asking a curious question, "What happens to the ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Sep 22, 2009 : 06:05 pm
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Mustang GT vs. Camaro vs. GT500
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Last Saturday, I woke up much earlier than I should have in order to go down and help my good friend Scott wash his cars, in preparation for his selling them. After washing his other two cars, we decided to wash my car, and to be honest, I was a bit skeptical as to how this "great new car washing" system would work.  Well...  ...
Cars
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Wed - Dec 05, 2007 : 01:16 pm
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Logitech Orbit AF and Gentoo
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This morning, I ended up with a new toy in my hands and as luck would have it, I also had a couple of hours to mess with it. The device is a Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF webcam. I've always had a little interest in videography (nothing compared to my interest in audio, however), and from time-to-time I've tried to get various webcams to work in L...
Computers / Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Jan 18, 2011 : 05:30 pm
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3 Nephi : 21
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Ya know... I've now read this chapter twice, and I cannot remember a single thing I read.  I started journaling about the chapters of the Book of Mormon January 1, 2008 - as a resolution to write about each and every chapter of the book.  I'm not sure if I can make it through this chapter one more time!  I have no idea what's going o...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures
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 - May 04, 2009 : 12:47 am
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Drums, anyone?
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I just got done watching this 10-minute video.  I don't even want to pretend I can play the drums anymore. A-freaking-mazing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHDjGtj18X0...
Music
Mon - Dec 29, 2008 : 03:50 pm
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Christmas 2008
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Hmmm....  It's hard to write about something so wonderful when I'm not in the mood...  But I've found that when I feel like "blah", and I write about something wonderful, I usually am feeling closer to wonderful when I'm done... So, here goes. First off, I'm at work, so I don't have any pictures, but I'll update it when I get...
Fun / Life / Personal
Mon - Jan 14, 2008 : 10:13 pm
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1st Nephi : 8
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I'm not in the mood to write much, but since it's a goal, I'll keep it. One thing I noticed and had a question about was why Nephi, Sariah, and Sam didn't know where to go in Lehi's dream.  Verse 14 lays it out quite plainly. The first thing that came to mind was Lehi was the leader of the family.  He was the director and it was his d...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Nov 07, 2007 : 02:02 pm
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Desktop Tower Defense
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Hehe....  I was looking at this site yesterday while I was browsing around my new RSS feed stuff.  I didn't get past game number 4. I've never been one to spend a lot of time playing online flash-based games, but I have to admit, Desktop Tower Defense is pretty darned amazing.  Amazingly addictive, I mean. If you have a couple ...
Computers / Miscellaneous
Fri - Feb 15, 2008 : 09:54 am
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Who Designed Rollover Ads?
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Today I was given a link by a friend to go view, and since I trusted this friend, I immediately clicked it.  A good, interesting article came up, which I began to read. I read for approximately 10 seconds and moved my mouse.  Upon moving my mouse, I accidentally rolled over the link circled in red. Well, after rolling over it, the ...
Computers / Miscellaneous
Tue - May 11, 2010 : 02:20 pm
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Helaman : 11
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Amazing...  It's almost unbelievable that in the space of less than 13 years, a whole nation can go from being wicked, to almost dying of hunger, to becoming incredibly righteous and prosperous, and then coming back to being so wicked that the combined armies of the Nephites and Lamanites can't defeat the wicked part of the people. I've bee...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Apr 07, 2009 : 04:09 pm
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Alma : 19
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One thing that comes to mind while reading the first verses of this chapter is, "If I were a queen, and my servants brought me my unconscious husband, I'd immediately want to know who did it." - and Ammon did it.  That doesn't make much sense to me.  Obviously the times of the Book of Mormon were , uh, different, so that could e...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures
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Tue - Sep 08, 2009 : 10:12 am
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Hard Drive Crisis
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Okay...  So three days ago (that would be Saturday morning), I found that my server was having weird problems.  I was getting an I/O error when I tried to start a movie for my daughter.  Yeah, that can't be good.  I'd seen that problem before when LVM got out of sync somehow (after about 6 months of uptime), and decided to reboo...
Computer Hardware / Computers / 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 - Nov 01, 2007 : 10:58 am
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The Best Jones Halloween Yet!
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What do you get when you mix a couple of black lights, a fog machine, a strobe light, a dark hallway, and a couple of demented minds with Halloween?  I'll tell ya what you get: A whole lot of scared teen-agers. WOOOO HOOO!!! With the debut happening just last year, there hasn't been a whole lot of time for refinement, but all things cons...
Miscellaneous
Sun - Jun 23, 2013 : 12:23 am
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G+ Public Hangouts
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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
Fri - Sep 28, 2007 : 02:43 pm
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*sigh*....Microsoft Vista...
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*sigh*.....  Where do I ever begin?  I mean....  I shudder when I say this, but, I've been a Microsoft user longer than I've been a Linux user.  What have you done, Microsoft? I'm referring to this "new and improved" piece of software they've recently released called Vista.  In all honesty, I hoped it would fai...
Microsoft
Sun - Mar 30, 2008 : 11:59 am
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Moment of Truth??
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Last night, I watched a recording of American Idol, and since I have the myth system set to record 10 minutes previous to the beginning of the show, I had recorded the last 10 minutes of a show called "Moment Of Truth". The whole premise of this show is to take a polygraph (lie-detector) test previous to the show, and then go on live TV...
Current Events
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
Tue - Dec 09, 2008 : 04:48 pm
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Sleep, Cats, and Christmas Trees
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Ya know...  I thought that with 4.5 hours of sleep last night, I'd feel a heckuva lot sleepier than I do.  I guess miracles do happen. Since our wonderful Samuel was born, my wife and I have been getting considerably less sleep than we otherwise would.  This is to be expected; it comes with the whole package of parenthood. I ha...
Cats / Children / Family / General Insanity
Thu - Jun 12, 2008 : 05:09 pm
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My First Python Script
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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
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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