Yearly Archives: 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-26

  • Drove the mrs out to waterloo for a little shopping.. #
  • mental note, install new pictures of the wee-one at work desk. #
  • Delete cookies? http://bit.ly/f40PpL #
  • Momma informs me that there have been numerous gate breaches today #
  • Crafty little girl we've got there… #
  • Silly me thinking that barbershop wouldn't be jammed this early in the holiday week. #
  • Fearless Leader http://bit.ly/hU7ABG #
  • last minute festivities prep. printing a zillion pictures, making brownies, and peanut butter cheese fudge. #
  • foo. just realized that I haven't charged up all camera gear though. good thing I've got 2 sets of batteries! #
  • Plane bound from Chicago makes emergency landing at Syracuse airport | syracuse.com http://t.co/2PDUZDy #
  • thinking syracuse might be the emergency landing capital of the world… #
  • Satisfied to call the holidays done. #
  • Kicking back with a tasty Saranac Black Forest. Yum. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

  • New record for how far I've driven in reverse (in one session…) #
  • at least a quarter mile when the jetta couldn't make it up North Lake Road #
  • eek. another crazy ride home. roads stupidly slippery. #
  • its official, I've used my snowblower more times this season than I did all of last season. #scared #
  • getting caught up on recent dave & tim shows. pulling in torrents at 3Mbps #fiosrocks #
  • Happy First Birthday to our sweet little Jilly Bean! #
  • rocking out with some Trombone Shorty this morning… http://www.last.fm/user/jasoncrowther good stuff. #
  • Foo. Just cleared the driveway again… #
  • argh. snowblow'd again. #needAVacaction #
  • is it normal for a live christmas tree to drink almost a gallon of water a day? #
  • another case of hat head again today. when will the madness end? #
  • Old School: Altered Beast for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad http://bit.ly/htzijd #
  • opening up fresh can of whoop ass on cross browser table row dragging. bam. #
  • nearly had a heartattack there. mouse stopped responding and I've got about 20 unsaved changes. #
  • relieved that it was just a dead battery in the mouse. phew! #
  • new kanye song POWER has a king crimson sample in it. say what? #
  • Roger Waters on Conan http://bit.ly/dZvmh6 #
  • argh. maybe someday, js will just work in IE. #
  • till then, I'll continue building in Firefox and cursing as I debug stupid errors #
  • like "Syntax Error: Line 1 Char: 6" #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-12

  • oh boy, shoveling. I love shoveling. #
  • happy birfday to the lovely @skcrowther #
  • Getting ready to clear the driveway again. I should just wait and snowblower later… #
  • tasty b-day dinner at scotch 'n sirloin for the mrs. our first dinner alone together since jingles was born. #
  • sandy twitching not having to constantly fuss over a kid. hehe. #
  • newsflash: snowblowing still sucks. still gotta get me a new face mask. #
  • in related news, winter driving sucks. come on folks, slow down. fyi- 4×4 doesn't help braking much. #
  • I'll be nice and call a tow truck when you're flipped over in the ditch at the side of the road. but only this one time. #
  • Fun ride home. Roads crummy but other drivers more sane than this morning. #
  • A bunch of chores then another round of snowblowing. Oh goodie. #
  • Round two of snow removal complete. Not snowing as hard but still big fat flakes. #
  • Wouldn't mind not having to clear everything again in the am. Keeping fingers crossed #
  • Fios tv DVR app for iPhone (or iPod) is freaking awesome.. #
  • attention tank drivers on 690 (people who only clear a slot on the windshield of their snow caked cars): …hope you burn in hell. #
  • the natural blizzard is enough. I don't need to be behind the foot of snow blowing off the top of your car. #
  • I ain't 'fraid of no ghost… http://bit.ly/i5RF6O #
  • cranking up the Merry Axemas #
  • eek. crummy drive in this am. had a couple of scary slides. #
  • think I already tied how many times I used the snowblower last year, and this is only the first storm this year. gulp. #
  • Well, Culture Club Was British… http://bit.ly/eoX0GL #
  • festive http://flic.kr/p/8ZmfiX #
  • probably just a tease, but I think the snow finally stopped. would be nice to not have to snowblow again in 8 hours. #
  • drive in much nicer today. still had to blow out the driveway again though. #
  • timed it perfectly so its white out when I duck out for lunch. back in the office and sun is blazing. #
  • Running errands. Winter not so bad when weather isn't super crazy. #
  • Prepping for jillipalooza tomorrow. I'm watching while momma works a sub gig. #
  • MacBook Air versus PowerBook 145B video smackdown http://aol.it/ieeXm3 #
  • except for a few "dirt rings" solid breakfast was pretty much a bust. Silly jilly. #
  • Tired until she had some formula. Guessing a nap isn't in the cards just yet.. #
  • slept all the way until 6:50 this morning. man, that's living. #
  • Half way through Xmas tree setup. Real tree this year! New LED lights are crazy bright. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-05

  • good eating to ensue http://flic.kr/p/8WPLDy #
  • mmm. shepard's pie was excellent. #
  • fairly productive weekend. birthday party invites out, christmas cards ordered, the normal weekly chores, more than average cooking. #
  • … and even crossed a few items off the christmas list. have you been naughty or nice? #
  • before I forget again, installing blue beanie avatar. go web standards! #
  • RIP Leslie Nielson – Don't Call Me Shirley! #
  • realizing that my magic mouse kinda sucks compared to my logitech vx mouse. adding new logitech mouse to wishlist. #
  • anybody wanna buy a used apple magic mouse in very good condition? $35 takers please send a direct message. #
  • Ubuntu 10.10 upgrade complete. Let the meyhem begin. #
  • video a bunch more snappy in ubuntu 10.10 me likey #
  • use Face Sticker to give yourself a blue beanie. http://face-sticker.quodis.com #facesticker #bbd4 #
  • I woulda used face sticker myself, but I just dug out my avatar from last year. #
  • nice to see that ironing board I put to the curb last night was snatched up by somebody before the garbage guys got to it. #
  • lazy web: is there an iMovie class video editor on ubuntu yet? #
  • Whoa, IE put on the blue beanie! Awesome! #
  • snow. foo. oh well, guess it had to happen some time. #
  • say, what happened to the broadcast type in field in the me menu? it was there yesterday. I did some updates, but nothing that related… #
  • ok after posting from gwibber its back. odd. #
  • whoa! 100 followers! almost feel I have to start making my tweets more important. #
  • Hello, beautiful… Tower Is a Graphical Front-End for Git (on mac) http://lifehac.kr/i6nthj #
  • after nearly getting run over by a ditzy driver in the garage attendant said "need to add some chlorine to the gene pool around here…" #
  • love my clients. option one, open (5th floor) window, exit. option two, get some booze for my coffee. #
  • mercy me. prototype.js' Element.clone() is crazy cool. http://api.prototypejs.org/dom/Element/clone/ #
  • $A($('myId').getElementsByTagName('TR')).reverse().each(function(s){ ..}); #coolOrScary #
  • almost stuck in the in-laws driveway. curse you crazy erieville weather. #
  • first part of ride was a little nailbiting. dusting of new snow is a crisis for folks who can't remember how to drive in the winter #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-28

  • coming to work to recover from a crazy busy weekend. phew. #
  • beep beep beep. time for mac backups. #
  • wow. guess its been a while. >12Gb of boots to move to backup drive. #
  • woo-hoo. no more fusebox in the laundry room! #
  • now we'll see if the dryer needs a repair too.. #
  • giggity. a working dryer again. excellent! #
  • with the unneeded fusebox out of the way, can also get on replacing crummy shelves with some cabinets. #
  • another day, another steaming pile of cat puke to clean up. #
  • hmm. TDD good. hacking with out worry about completely hosing stuff. #
  • dave says bill gates called him up and asked him play at microsoft store opening #
  • goody. fire alarms going off again. fire trucks rolling up now. #
  • false alarm again, but they did kick us out this time. #
  • happy thanksgiving! http://flic.kr/p/8VY4Md #
  • oh fudge! peanut butter cheese fudge to be exact. http://bit.ly/etboL7 yum! #
  • gave the cats their christmas presents early. new collars and new bells. #
  • they're pretty freaked out by the new sounds. #
  • Can't wait until the first major snow around here… http://bit.ly/hdOHre #
  • A liitle quiet time at CHQ as the jilly takes a snooze #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-21

  • Kaleidoscopic Table http://bit.ly/9sPjga #
  • google calendar down? that's unpossible. #
  • that's the second ebook I've bought in 2 days. keep rolling 'em out for <$10 and I'll keep buying! #
  • whoa! new prototype finally out. was worried I'd have to get more serious about moving to jquery #
  • I've just raced through #racer10k in 1:02:793! #
  • 10K Apart – http://bit.ly/dAprkY #
  • going postal if I have to hear the osha alarm on the cherry picker across the street for much longer #
  • dropped the wee one off at with grandma. trying to boot up my brain with some coffee. #
  • suspect I might be more productive at home if my office wasn't shared with the cat box. choke. #
  • remembering how nice working dual screen is. especially on the mac. #
  • cool. never realized that expose in osx works screen by screen. #
  • huh. didn't know Couch in CouchDB is an acronym. ie, Collection Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware. #
  • tried shutting cat in laundry room so he doesn't wake up the mrs. he thanked me by puking all over the place. perfect. #
  • Douchebag Parkers – Tell ‘Em How You Really Feel http://bit.ly/anZes5 #
  • been a while since I coded. TDD is stil the way to go. #
  • Crowd Reactions FAIL http://bit.ly/dh7BXt #
  • and thus it begins. cleared an inch of snow off the car this morning. #
  • osha alarms can be a lifesaver if you're a construction worker… #
  • … and maddening if you're not and just happen to work next to a big project. #
  • enjoying dmb live on jimi thing #
  • dave said, I'm gonna need and hand let the crowd do all the singing #
  • making my aged mac scream in agony as I import a bunch of video for editing. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-14

  • hmm 8 o'clock coffee? pretty tasty and half the price of starbucks. we may have a winner. #
  • wonder why the sprint customer site is down every time every time I need something. #
  • Paying bills seems more depressing than usual. Pay no longer greatly outpacing bills. #
  • hmm. home made manicotti for dinner. kinda fun to make using a ziploc bag to pipe in the cheese. about ready to bust at the moment. #
  • also roasted up some cauliflower for a side later in the week. if you've never roasted it before, much tastier than steaming. #
  • MythBusters Gone Tipsy Outtakes Discovery Channel http://bit.ly/cdd4bJ #
  • think my mac is dying. just felt the need to turn on screen zoom on its own. #
  • Cool! CafePress now does iPhone cases… http://bit.ly/b07pWX #
  • The MacBook Battery That Ruptured Our Hearts – Woot http://bit.ly/aO5LyG #
  • pooped after a few hours as the sole member of the jilly entertainment crew. #
  • The Simpsons Ride http://bit.ly/aDXIEB ok, who forgot to tell me? #
  • hot stuff. 82 in the office, with the window open. #
  • Special thanks to vets today for keeping us and the world safe. #
  • How handy, free wifi in barber shop courtesy of the library next door. #
  • Preventing Raynauds Syndrome Attacks http://bit.ly/aVPTKr #
  • rumor has it that @tiffrogers78 is at the hospital prepping for launch. #
  • Apple Emulators Are Less Complicated Than We Thought http://bit.ly/b7DkmB #
  • hmm. one core meltdown and JB conked out at 7:40. unfortunately that means at least one night interruption or an early wake up call. #
  • Hmm. Why is my simpsons coozie noisemaker (tucked away in cupboard) going off on it's own at 2:19am? #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-11-07

  • Enough already http://flic.kr/p/8PBVPS #
  • Oh goody http://flic.kr/p/8PyTqv #
  • Trouble with a capital T. Jilly pooped and took a nap at 5:30. Odds of her going to sleep now? Not so good. #
  • Funny Bunny! http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasoncrowther/5135477992/ #
  • not me. http://www.jigsaw.com/scid23552132/jason_crowther.xhtml #
  • Grampa Mac Portable, meet the baby MacBook Air http://aol.it/du5LMz #
  • jilly is the only baby I know that can get hiccups while drinking. crazy. #
  • Giggling as Mike Rowe interviews a wildlife specialist with his lamprey eel microphone. #
  • of course, I don't go to the buffalo show and they whip out halloween. #
  • use a wink to kick off camera timer http://nyti.ms/9APUu1 #
  • Diamonds don't bling in the dark. #
  • oh fun, fire alarms going off in the building. #
  • guessing its a construction snafu on the theater side of the building #
  • aw, hootie. you went all country… http://bit.ly/ab4zbg not bad though #
  • well, went all country again, I guess #
  • round 2 of fire alarms at the office. probably time to go home. #
  • extra spent today. must be all that coding at work. #
  • ok rhythmbox, why is remove from library next to remove from playlist? argh. #
  • Love is the coal that makes this train roll. #
  • fighting with open office write style sheets. almost forsaking for HTML and CSS. #
  • Last of the leaves raked. Grill stowed for season. Gutters cleaned. Hopefully the end of outdoor work for the year. #
  • A few more minutes of the Internet then off to bed. #
  • Thanks for the hour back, standard time. Too bad Jilly doesn't know how to tell time. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-31

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-24

  • hmm. why is twitter prompting with a basic auth login from time to time? #
  • Olde Timey http://flic.kr/p/8L4Rtw #
  • What'dya know? You can have flickr tweet your new pictures. Handy. Good bye twitpic #
  • End of the Road http://flic.kr/p/8L1RV2 #
  • oh fiddlesticks, there's a genesis emulator for android? http://bit.ly/crItQX #
  • remembering just how good the zen coding plugin is for komodo edit #
  • New Book: Host Your Web Site in the Cloud by Jeff Barr http://bit.ly/bV9k8o #
  • why was I not aware of google chrome's built in dev tools? good stuff! #
  • Google Chrome Developer Tools Tutorial http://bit.ly/cZCFoB #
  • finding OSX's internet sharing kinda useful #
  • google calendar sync on android phone, too cool! #
  • no more need to schedule SMS reminders! #
  • manhood reaffirmed. Installed new flapper in toilet. #
  • hacking away again this morning. can't shake this stupid cough. #
  • Yet Another Use For Post-Its http://bit.ly/cTg3UH That is a fantastic idea! #
  • firing up the engadget live blog for apple announcements. #
  • hey @activestate (or lazy web) is it possible to have more than 5 projects 'open' at the same time in Komodo Edit? #
  • grrr. wife's car dead. in the garage. perfect. think its the starter. #
  • what are the odds that the our extended warranty contract covers towing? #
  • Preparing for some less than enjoyable teeth scraping at the old dentist #
  • hey superpages, great redesign. you've succeeded in making it even harder to find the phone number. #
  • Fook. Not starter problem just a dead battery. A jump and $54 service charge #
  • Getting battery tested now. Probably ripe for replacement.. #
  • new battery had. like everything else vw, its an oddball size and expensive. #
  • Spent after a long that seemed be pretty much non-stop running. Fading fast… #
  • ready for a nap after a delicious bowl of whole wheat penne at pastabilities #
  • I like my paper thin mac keyboard but still lust after one of these… http://bit.ly/a7KUzr #
  • we do I feel like I'm hung over ever saturday morning? didn't drink at all last night. caffeine withdrawal? #
  • 2 cats, 1 baby, 1 wife napping. why am I awake? #
  • jilly upgraded to big girl car seat. Doesn't know what to make of facing front. #
  • Enjoyed some fine burritos from the tacquerus #
  • Enjoyed some fine burritos from the tacaqueria. Couldn't get in the door at the new Chipotle down the street. #