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nitehood
chrisrail
Canada
DJ. iPhone and web applications developer. Photographer. Graphic designer. Desktop publisher.

Current Residence: Victoria, BC
Favourite genre of music: e-Lectronic
Operating System: OSX Leopard
Personal Quote: It's only when you don't try that your chances are guaranteed to be zero.
Interests
  • Listening to: my gut
  • Reading: between the lines
  • Watching: your moves
  • Playing: games
  • Eating: my own foot. Mmm.. foot!
  • Drinking: noel nog.
Good day Journal,

How are doing? Sorry for neglecting you for all this time, but I've been really busy juggling the many tasks and responsibilities in my life. I almost got frantic a couple of times, but luckily through reading and having discussions with great friends, I've practiced and learned to relax and stay calm in as many given scenarios as possible. Since my last entry, I was reminded of the feeling I get when I am confronted with an urgent graphic design task, the client doesn't know what they want, and I just finished a full day of coding and testing a sophisticated web app. I became self aware of what was happening, so I took a moment to relax my mind and body, and mentally accept the task at hand. I was able to extinguish the anxiety and complete the task. But sill.... lame!!!

Yes I'm ranting to you Journal, but isn't that one of the reasons you're here?

Thanks for listening Journal!
:hug:

Speaking of the stresses of programming for the man, I came across a brilliant xkcd comic that I completely related with. It draws the line between the academic world when you practice programming in school and then the business world when you program for the boss. You can find the comic here: xkcd.com/664/

And speaking about relaxing, Journal, I highly recommend that you check out the book Healing Energy Prayer & Relaxation by Dr. Israel Regardie. You wouldn't believe the way Dr Regardie defines the meaning of prayer and the state of mind necessary to achieve it's true meaning. And of course the Doc closely examines proven methods to relax your body from head to toe. When people ask me what I'm reading, I say "a self help book", but if you're into that kind of psycho psychology, you can find it at: newfalcon.com/

In other new happenings, I finally finished putting together a Dubstep DJ Set. It's my first dubstep set. It took me quite a while to get it out because the dubstep genre is far more  abrupt and covers a huge spectrum of sounds, rhythm, and sub genres. Mixing dubstep almost throws my progressive house style of DJing out the window. But it's so much fun to play! I also picked up a new mixer because I was tired of my cross-fader being buggered. So all with things considered, it took me a while to get to Point B.

I haven't found a better way describe dubstep than: a melody of reggae, zoomers, and steroids!

I've posted the album artwork in my Scrapbook at: nitehood.deviantart.com/art/ch…

You can download any of my DJ Sets directly, or subscribe to my Podcast at: chrisrail.ca/music

Thanks for listening Journal, and enjoy that new DJ Set!

:blowkiss:
chrisrail

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Aribou-cay-oulayy Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
Im not sure where you live but I see you have some pics in Sooke and or around on the Island so I hope you are in that area or atleast know people in the area because my neighbors dog is missing PLEASE spread the word [link] spread this around to people you know who live on the Island or even Vancouver!!
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Headgotfleas Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010
Thanks for teh Watch! ^^ :iconohdeargodplz: :iconatnightplx:
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sergefoglio Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
Thanks for the Fav on Aaron:
[link]

:hug:
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nitehood Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
Welcome monsieur!
You have two portraits that happen to be my two favourite portraits at the moment.. and I'm not really a fan of portraits. Nope, none of "boxed" portraits.
;)
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sergefoglio Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
well, I never the less would like to pout you in the box.
You got gorgeous eyes dude!
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nitehood Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
Thanks dude! That's the number one comment I get from the female version of our species! I strongly suspect that it's the contrast between my hair and eyes!

Psst: iTunes update today lets you access the mini-player the way you expect! Yeah!

Psst x 2: Stuck doing a presentation / demo this evening. Not how I prefer to spend my evening. Oh well... so be it.

Second best job I can ask for!
:nod:
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mikeroutliffe Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2009
The blue frog thanks you.
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nitehood Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2009
You're very welcome Mr/Mrs/Ms Blue Frog.
I can only assume Blue Frog is asexual.
;P
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mikeroutliffe Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2009
Blue frog is both omni and meta sexual, so Mr/Mrs/Ms help to give us more of the picture.
Thank you Mr.Rail.
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nitehood Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2009
Does Mr/Mrs/Ms Blue Frog have a sexual preference?
He he..
:hump:
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