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Tue - Dec 23, 2003 : 01:00 am
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Henry's Birthday
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Hmmm... Today we didn't do much... We had good intentions of doing a lot of things, but it didn't happen. We ate breakfast.... it was a pretty good one. We had eggs, sausages, hashbrowns, and toast, and it was good. After that, we were gonna go see the Lord Of The Rings – Return Of The King, but Julia wasn't feeling good, and we would have go...
Sat - Aug 09, 2003 : 10:57 am
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Letter to unborn Luci
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Ok... It's been a long time since I wrote in my journal... Sorry about that. Right now my life is good. I'm happy.....I'm blessed... Life is good. Just in case the other file gets deleted, here's a little letter I wrote to our baby-to-be. Hello, mister or sister Jones the 1st. I don't even know where to begin in expressing my feelings for ...
Tue - Jul 16, 2002 : 10:45 pm
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My Testimony
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I wish I could describe to you how much gratefulness is in my heart for whoever is in the skies who loves me. The prophets say He is Jesus Christ - and I believe them. This being up there loves me more than I can possibly comprehend. There is no way that words can describe to you, whoever you are, how much I want to learn to love Him. One thi...
Mon - Jul 01, 2002 : 01:22 am
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Cave Experience in California. Exclusive with Sarah.
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Wow... Ok... On Saturday, I played hooky yet AGAIN from work. I know I shouldn't have, but I was going to miss an excursion up to a cave in Auburn, CA with 20 other awesome people. I gave it some thought, and I figured that this would probably be my only opportunity to get to go in this situation, so... I went. I had a WONDERFUL time.. I saw...
Sun - Jun 23, 2002 : 12:18 pm
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Musical Nirvana in Cali
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Oh....my....goodness... Yesterday was simply beautiful.....simply beautiful. I don't have NEAR enough time to write down exactly my feelings nor what happened...however - suffice it to say, yesterday was beautiful. I got up yesterday morning and started packing up my drums almost immediately. I was supposed to be at Dane's house at 1:00pm and...
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Sun - Jun 16, 2002 : 11:00 pm
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The day I asked for Sarah Young's Phone Number
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Man alive... Girls can become a problem in one's life. I'm feeling a bit of stress in that well... Heck... I don't know how to explain it. There are girls coming at me from every angle. I've talked on the phone with Charlene now about 5 times and I enjoy talking with her quite a bit. Indeed, I do... Today I asked for a girl's phone number...
Tue - May 15, 2001 : 11:36 am
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Rock-star Dreams
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As an adolescent I had a dream... I had a dream of becoming a drummer for a rock-band. I was told that this dream probably would not come true due to the large amount of people trying to do the same thing and that the odds were definitely against me. Well... Lately in my life I have had the opportunity to be a part of two rock bands. One o...
Music / Personal
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...
Sun - Jun 29, 1997 : 08:23 pm
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Cody's Wedding
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Well, right now I have quite a lot on my mind to tell you, so I've got to decide which to tell you first. I guess I'll start yesterday. Yesterday was Codell Bingham Sims' wedding. Let me just tell you that this is the first wedding I've been to that has been thoroughly fun. It was GREAT! The sealing in the Temple was nothing short of amazing....
Sun - Jul 21, 1996 : 09:15 pm
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Scott's Homecoming
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Well.. Yesterday, I rode home in an airplane for the whole day, but everything was cool.. I rode by David and Sharon that have a 19 year old daughter, Mormon, and single. I didn't get her phone number - just ask me why, I could kick myself. Anyway.. I listened to my music for most of the way home and just enjoyed myself. I actually like flying,...
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Wed - May 16, 2007 : 10:50 pm
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What does "rich" really mean?
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I've been reading the scriptures a bit lately, and I came upon a verse which intrigued me. That verse quickly made me think of this one, and this one. Let's not forget this one - that's a good one, too - verse 33 being the focus. Here's another really good one warning of the dangers of the previous entries, and further proving the point that at l...
Sat - Jan 04, 2014 : 11:21 pm
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My testimony (Godhead)
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"How have you been changed by knowing the Godhead?" To be honest, I don't think I would recognize myself without the relationship I have with God, through prayer, with Christ through his atonement, and with the Holy Ghost's comfort and guidance. Knowing the Godhead,to me, means that I have an incredible force behind my righteous choic...
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Mon - Sep 15, 2008 : 08:18 am
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Dew Tour 2008
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Two days ago, after I got done with the Salt Flats, Steve and I went over to something which previously I had never even heard of before.  It's called the "Dew Tour". The event is in Salt Lake City and runs for 4 days during which the best skaters and bikers in the country come and compete. I was only there for maybe 4 hours, but...
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Sun - Mar 22, 2009 : 12:15 pm
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Alma : 15
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How in the world do you do what Alma and Amulek did in verse 2?  Honestly, I don't know.  Also, another perspective is - how in the world do you take what Alma and Amulek just said?  It'd have to be something like, "Yeah, we were just in Ammonihah, after you guys were thrown out, and we had to endure watching the kings and pries...
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Wed - Sep 24, 2008 : 03:02 pm
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Mosiah : 14
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One question comes to mind this time reading chapter 14 and the beginning of 15. Why in the world did Abinadi think these priests could understand what he was talking about? An interesting perspective can be had when the audience of each scripture is considered. The thing I don't get about these chapters (14 and 15), is that the doctrine A...
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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...
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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...
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Sat - Mar 26, 2011 : 10:00 am
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Echo Audiofire12 + Gentoo Linux
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**UPDATED ARTICLE HERE** (for using the new firewire stack) Okay.  I got my new Echo Audiofire12 3 days ago, and I now have it fully functioning on all 12 ports.  I don't have MIDI working yet, but I haven't really tried on that one. Here's what I did to get it working. First, I'm using the 2.6.33-rt kernel. I enabled the OLD FIRE...
Audio Hardware / Gentoo / Linux
Mon - Apr 26, 2010 : 05:38 pm
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Helaman : 6
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Reading the beginning of this chapter, I knew this was where the Lamanites and Nephites would enter into free commerce with one another.  When everyone is living by the same righteous standards, there is no need for distrust, or geographical boundaries, or anything else which comes from people living selfishly.  Honest living of the Gospe...
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Fri - Feb 15, 2008 : 12:19 am
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2nd Nephi : 5
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First thing which caught my attention this time around is verse 6. I relate that verse to the way the Lord works.  Basically, God lets everyone know about his plan, and those who believe Him will follow him. This makes me wonder if Nephi, through some sort of parable, told Laman and Lemuel what he was planning to do as well, but they didn'...
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Sat - Aug 09, 2003 : 10:57 am
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Letter to unborn Luci
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Ok... It's been a long time since I wrote in my journal... Sorry about that. Right now my life is good. I'm happy.....I'm blessed... Life is good. Just in case the other file gets deleted, here's a little letter I wrote to our baby-to-be. Hello, mister or sister Jones the 1st. I don't even know where to begin in expressing my feelings for ...
Sun - Jan 15, 2006 : 07:02 pm
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Interesting Situation...
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Lately, I've been feeling a pretty intense lack of the Spirit in my life. I've been unsuccessfully trying to pin it down to something specific and it's driving me kind of crazy. Well, today at church, I decided to try something for one week, hopefully longer, but definitely one week. I'm seriously going to do my best to base all my decisions on ...
Mon - Jan 23, 2006 : 07:46 pm
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FHE Tonight... My Testimony.
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We've been trying to get into the habit of having Famiily Home Evening together as a family, and tonight Sarah planned a splendid lesson that would have been enjoyed much more if I wouldn't have been ill, and dead-tired. But... such is the life of a husband/father/bread winner. :) Anyway... After the lesson, she wanted all of us to write down ...
Tue - Jan 17, 2006 : 10:52 pm
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Bad Decisions....
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Ya know... Today I really messed up. Well, not *really*, but I messed up pretty badly if we're considering the goal I set at the beginning of this week. I decided to play Need For Speed Underground 2 (my latest addiction) for a "while" and it turned out to be for "7 hours". Yeah.. That's just not cool when all the decisions I'm making are suppos...
Sun - Jan 22, 2006 : 09:59 pm
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Sunday, Sunday....
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Hmm.... Today was pretty good. Stake Conference was surprisingly good, although I don't remember much of what was said. The Spirit was strong, and I guess that's all that really matters, if ya don't remember anything, that is. :) Anyway... I wonder how next week is gonna be with my new job. I'm really going to have to figure out how to set up...
Thu - Jan 19, 2006 : 10:37 pm
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Interesting First Day...
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Yup.. Today was my first day at the new job. Now, if anyone has gone through a lot of jobs with the honest intent of keeping every one he had, it's me. I've just had the luck of getting "let go" because of downsizing or whatever. Anyway... Usually, the first day on the job entails signing a bunch of paperwork and settling in. Today was anything but...
Tue - May 15, 2001 : 11:36 am
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Rock-star Dreams
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As an adolescent I had a dream... I had a dream of becoming a drummer for a rock-band. I was told that this dream probably would not come true due to the large amount of people trying to do the same thing and that the odds were definitely against me. Well... Lately in my life I have had the opportunity to be a part of two rock bands. One o...
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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...
Sat - Apr 27, 1996 : 07:45 am
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Woah... It's like been a long time since I wrote in my journal, huh? Ohwell, so I've been a little busy, okay? Yesterday night a group of missionaries (Elder Musick, Topham, me, and Elder Reinwand) got together and we decided to go and sing. We all sing really rather well together, so we thought we could help some people feel the Spirit with t...
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Sun - Jun 29, 1997 : 08:23 pm
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Cody's Wedding
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Well, right now I have quite a lot on my mind to tell you, so I've got to decide which to tell you first. I guess I'll start yesterday. Yesterday was Codell Bingham Sims' wedding. Let me just tell you that this is the first wedding I've been to that has been thoroughly fun. It was GREAT! The sealing in the Temple was nothing short of amazing....