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Fri - Aug 03, 2007 : 11:56 pm
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Friends and Friendship
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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...
Thu - Aug 02, 2007 : 08:11 pm
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Sleep and Caffeine
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Heh....   My wonderful 3-year-old daughter Luci loves to sleep with her parents.  Her dad doesn't sleep very much anymore, and because of this, he has to watch his caffeine consumption or he'll get addicted to it. Heh.... Caffeine...  That brings up some interesting history. Due to my personal beliefs and what people taught me...
Wed - Aug 01, 2007 : 09:13 pm
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Financial Decisions...
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Okay...  I keep on runing into these people who have learned what I want to learn. About a year ago, I met a guy named Rick Koerber and he seemed like a normal guy.  About 6 months later, I find out he's a freaking multi-millionarie.  I also find out that he teaches how he did it, and so I learn about it.  It seems really legit...
Tue - Jul 31, 2007 : 01:39 am
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Drum Corps. 2007
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I just got back from a wonderful evening spent with my wife, Shaun, Tiffy, Shane, and Becca.  We went to Weber State to see the annual drum core competition. Let me just say....  Amazing.  Yup...  Amazing....  That's what it was. It also got me to thinking about a lot of things.  For some reason lots of normal things...
Mon - Jul 30, 2007 : 11:53 am
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knifegunpen.com
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I was wandering around the net to shake off the daily grind, when I came upon this site . The poem made me think, and thinking is a pretty good thing.  So, in response to his poem, I wrote the poem "To Write".  I was suprised at how fast it came, and pretty freely, too.  Anyway... It's always a treat to find good poetry....
Mon - Jul 30, 2007 : 11:50 am
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To Write...
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To write... Feeling as though worthlessness is she who has found me... The block of feeling sinks deeper into an endless ocean... of creative decay. Yes, to write is to live. But to live defines my weakness my misunderstanding my inadequacy my wretched mind my life. nevertheless! to write... ..is to live... ...and I shall live....
Sun - Jul 29, 2007 : 01:13 pm
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Transcoding subtitles
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Today I needed to encode a movie I bought on Friday (Fearless), and I wanted to encode it in its native language, but have english subtitles.  The command I ended up using was this: transcode -a 0 -i Fearless.dump -M 2 -w 2200,250,100 -A -N 0x2000 -y xvid -o Fearless.avi -Z 854x480 -J extsub=2:0:0:0:0:100:255:2:3 The "a" takes care...
Wed - Jul 25, 2007 : 09:38 pm
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Two Motorcycles and The Moon
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"What is a motorcycle doing in *this*?", I thought as I continued upward through the winding Spanish Fork canyon.   It wasn't so much that a motorcycle was in this particular canyon, but rather in the canyon during one of the 3 most torrential downpours I've seen during my lifetime. I was coming home from work today when about ...
Wed - Jul 25, 2007 : 05:17 pm
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Right vs. Wrong
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Holy cow, there's some weird crap on the Internet. I was just sifting through Youtube for some comic relief from the daily grind when I wondered where in the world Marilyn Manson had gone.  When I was younger, I was pretty much disgusted and amazed at the slim amount of MM media I was exposed to.  I haven't heard anything about him for y...
Wed - Jul 25, 2007 : 10:30 am
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Active X, Microsoft, *sigh*...
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I've just gotta say....  WHAT THE %$@! ???? At work, I need to have a windows box along side my gentoo installation, so I can easily view stuff on IE 6,7,etc...  Well...  I downloaded a PDF and thought to myself, "Gee, it'd be nice to view this PDF I just downloaded..."  So, I go to Adobe.com and try to download their...
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Fri - Jan 29, 2010 : 03:18 pm
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Alma : 56 - Courage, Faith
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Ya know...  The explanations of the strategy of war really is interesting to me.  But when I come across verses like these, I simply can't help but get chills. I actually tear up when reading these verses.  I guess it's kind of the whole underdog syndrome.  Ya know... When there's a conflict, or a competition, and the odds are...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Thu - Dec 27, 2007 : 11:22 am
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Uncomfortable Spirituality
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I was brought up in a good, wholesome LDS home where abuse wasn't even thought about.  I didn't even know abuse was a word until I learned about it from others. I went to church, had a good time, and generally enjoyed a wonderful family life. During my teenage years, I started thinking about spirituality for no apparent reason.  I star...
Music / Personal / Spiritual
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
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
Wed - Nov 21, 2007 : 02:47 pm
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Women's Roles / LDS Beliefs
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A couple of weeks ago, I spent some time in my car driving to and from Salt Lake City.  During the trip, I had the opportunity to listen to one of the best talks on Women's Roles in the LDS faith.  I was so impressed by the contents of this talk, I had to listen to the entire thing twice. Both times, both my heart and my eyes were fille...
Lds / Personal
Sun - Oct 14, 2007 : 01:12 pm
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How Much Is Required?
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Man, something must be up with the ward I attend, because even though I've been going to the same ward for the last 3 years, the past 6 weeks have been..... very spiritually nourishing. I'm not saying that until then, it wasn't wonderful, but I've never loved going to church as much as I have during the past 6 weeks.  It's weird.  I'm ...
Lds / Spiritual
Mon - Feb 02, 2009 : 09:48 pm
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LVM2 Auto-Reconnect
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I run a server in my home.  It's nothing more than a hobby-type server that runs gentoo Linux, a couple of web-sites, my myth-tv installation for my home-theater, and all the family files.  I also have about 150 compressed movies on there, all of which can certainly take up a lot of hard drive space. I started this project back in 2004...
Computers / Gentoo / Linux
Mon - Sep 28, 1998 : 12:00 am
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Dozen Roses for Diana
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I've got a lot of typing to do but i think I've got enough time to do it in now, if I hurry. Let me just say that last weekend was heavenly. I fell deeper in love with Diana than ever before. The weekend started at around 8:30pm Friday night when I arrived home in Farmington from Provo. I called Diana immediately (after noticing some new CDs fr...
Thu - Sep 20, 2007 : 10:56 pm
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Mustang GT Gone Cayman
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It's late, but I've just gotta tell ya'll what happened about an hour ago. An acquaintence of mine owns a 2007 Porsche Cayman and last Sunday, we talked and he agreed to take me out driving tonight. So, he arrives here with his beautiful car out front, with the driver's door wide open.  I say my goodbye's to the family and head out to th...
Cars
Sun - Apr 15, 2007 : 12:06 pm
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Necessity of Church Membership
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An interesting question came to me today, while talking to a good friend at work. The question is simple. It’s based on the premise of two distinct beliefs. 1. LDS faith teaches us that unless the proper ordinances have been performed by those who are in authority to perform such ordinances, one cannot enter into the kingdom of heav...
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Fri - Apr 30, 2010 : 06:47 am
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Helaman : 8, 9
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Seems that the testimony of Nephi against the people of Zarahemlah was centered around their disbelief in Christ.  Interesting that, as soon a Satan has control over a people, Christ is the first doctrine which is attacked. Also the story of the finding of the murderer of Seezoram is interesting through the eyes of the foreknowledge of God.&...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Fri - Oct 19, 2007 : 12:24 pm
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What is Fasting ... Really...
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Ya know...  I didn't quite know what to write about today, but I knew I had to write about something.  Some days, I've just got to write. Fasting.  Fasting, to me, is simply going without food or water for a duration of time with the purpose of showing God I am willing to sacrifice something which is very important to me, having h...
Spiritual
Sat - Aug 04, 2007 : 07:13 pm
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ILMJ RSS Feed!
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One other thing. ILoveMyJournal now has an RSS feed for the main page content.  Soon, we'll be adding categories to the blogs as well as categorized RSS feeds. Also, eventually, we'll be getting the ability to post comments on blog entries. I love this site. :)...
Fri - Feb 29, 2008 : 12:36 am
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2nd Nephi : 13
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There are portions of this chapter where I think it is referring to our day, or the latter-days.  I'm not sure, though. Man, to understand this Isaiah stuff, I've really gotta be in a super-spiritual, "yearning after truth", mood or it just doesn't make much sense. The latter verses I find interesting simply because they are so f...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Jun 04, 2010 : 11:08 am
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Helaman : 16
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I'm always slightly dumbfounded while pondering on the things that wicked men come up with to justify the signs given by prophets... "Oh no, we can't hit this guy who is telling us we're wicked, so he must have a devil!  GET HIM!" "Oh my!  All these miracles that are happening just as the prophets said they would - can'...
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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...
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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...
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Wed - Aug 01, 2007 : 09:13 pm
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Financial Decisions...
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Okay...  I keep on runing into these people who have learned what I want to learn. About a year ago, I met a guy named Rick Koerber and he seemed like a normal guy.  About 6 months later, I find out he's a freaking multi-millionarie.  I also find out that he teaches how he did it, and so I learn about it.  It seems really legit...
Thu - Jul 19, 2007 : 10:48 pm
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Fires in Utah / Gratitude
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Well...  It seems that all of Utah is on fire.  I mean... Almost literally.  Currently there are 5-6 fires raging on in various parts of Utah, the extreme north, to the extreme south.  One has consumed 18,000 acres so far.  Insane... Why do I find this interesting?  Well, it's just interesting that one of the "si...
Fri - Mar 14, 2008 : 09:58 pm
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2nd Nephi : 24
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I find it interesting how Satan is described throughout scripture. In this chapter, through verses 13 - 20, Satan is seemingly exposed as the weak fraudster he really is.  Verse 16 is quite potent, written from the standpoint of people who were tempted by him, when shown his actual person, are amazed at the frailness of Satan.  They say...
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