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Introducing thrusong

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July 4th, 2013

This upcoming school year, I’ll be launching and marketing thrusong.com as my Independent Professional Project. The website is finished and I’ve soft-launched it with a few songs from fellow CreCommers, notably Country Luke Reimer and Luke Jacob. More are on the way. On the homepage, you can play the piano. Inside the site, you’ll play […]

Pitching my IPP

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April 5th, 2013

This post is going to be a shameless plug about my website thrusong.com, which will help people compose professional quality songs either independently or with their friends, fans, bandmates, and more. You can also market your songs made with the site or elsewhere. The idea originally came out of secluded country living. I was painfully […]

Welcome (back) to Kenora

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March 22nd, 2013

CreComm has a kind of traditional assignment, as we’re told, in the travel ad and article, though I understand it used to involve a component with the small town’s newspaper. That’s a whole different discussion, though a sign of the times overall due to social medias such as this blog. Through the summers (and some […]

Getting Ready To Paint Our Upstairs

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March 15th, 2013

Exciting news over here. Louis and I are planning to paint the main floor of our house. We’ve started patching the cracks and holes in our walls with a small plaster bucket we got on sale. It’s a house that was built in the early 1950s in the newer part of River Heights, between Corydon […]

Semester 1: Survived

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December 7th, 2012

I’m sitting in one of my last classes of the first quarter of CreComm. Baked goodies, cards, and candy canes are being shared across the room and I’m feeling really sad. All of us in section three have grown so close. It’s like our little tiny family is being ripped apart. You all made the […]

Personal branding and a new website, too

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November 23rd, 2012

Among all the projects I’m juggling in my head right now, the Ad project to create a personal brand is one I’m fairly excited about. It’s a project that can be put into use almost immediately in that I need a site to show off my current websites. I’ve also been putting off getting business […]

Mi casa es su casa

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November 2nd, 2012

So, Louis and I are getting some new roommates this weekend! His cousin Adam and his girlfriend Amy are moving into our second bedroom, formerly my office, so I’ve set up in a corner of our basement. So far, I’m enjoying my new digs! I am a web developer, after all, and we seriously thrive […]

Reflecting on a fifth drive-in season

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October 23rd, 2012

This past Saturday we wrapped up our fifth season at the Dacotah Drive-In with our first successful triple feature. We ran the Scream trilogy in our first season on the May long weekend of 2008 and learned a couple of things: triple features have to be carefully programmed, triple features have to be scheduled during […]

Reaching a new high

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October 19th, 2012

I love to dream. I have wild, vivid dreams. Sometimes I have truly frightening nightmares. All I know is that there’s a direct correlation between how active my creativity is and how many dreams I have, which obviously makes sense. From my dreams, I have created a large amount of songs, stories, and websites. I […]

Basic Programming Concepts You Can Probably Understand: Arrays

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October 12th, 2012

Arrays are kind of similar to variables, but they’re more like a souped up version. They are lists of related variables. We’ll stick with setting up an array and sorting it easily with a built-in function. Where would we see arrays being used in a game like Super Mario Bros. Wii? Possibly in the matching […]