Monthly Archives: February 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-27

  • pizza roll enjoyment to ensue http://picplz.com/WMh3 #
  • crunch! a touch too fast? http://picplz.com/WMhv #
  • giving firefox 4 (beta 11) a shot on mac. pretty nice, no crashes, and somewhat faster. gestures plugin not yet compatible. foo. #
  • It Never Really Gets Old http://bit.ly/hTurAr #
  • My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Black Eyed Peas (31), Roger Waters (31) & Genesis (29) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #
  • Relatively drama free weekend. It seems all the jilly bean is interested in is eating and sleeping. #
  • new virtualbox is snappy. spins up my xp machines in 3 seconds. #
  • of course, they crash a minute or two later, but I think that's just XP being XP. #
  • another crash and burn night with jilly. bottle and bed NOW! #
  • a couple of cool 3d pics in the last retweet, btw #
  • winter, please go away. http://bit.ly/h7G0RY #
  • Wow! The updated twitter for android has a lot less suck… #
  • Waiting on the shuttle from the dub dealer to the office. #
  • If it wasn't so cold I'd go out and check out the new rides #
  • hate some when I think something is broken, but I'm just a retard because I can't remember how its supposed to work #
  • how fitting. using git blame to assign blame. #
  • hmm. jb seems to have picked up another cold. some nose dribble and cough again. didn't sleep well, gonna be crank all day. #
  • fixing for another bout of winter mess. might not be a false alarm, 2" of snow magically appeared in my driveway in the last hour #
  • 6" on snow in the driveway. Pull start the snowblower and the cord breaks. Snowblower did turn over. Win? #
  • Almost. Got from the garage to the street and the it stalled out. Argh. #
  • saturday fun. chores, chores, and more chores. and try to fix snowblower. #
  • Gonna Shower It Right Into the Danger Zone http://bit.ly/ffDUv7 #
  • target, again? http://picplz.com/RWXd #
  • its not my birthday. but i'll take some pizza please http://picplz.com/RWXG #
  • wow! babies r'us is huge! http://picplz.com/RWcD #
  • Successful first dinner out with the jingles. Even got her to have a few bites of pizza. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-20

  • if you're looking for my house, its the big pile of puke with a roof on it (and a new furnace) #
  • terrible 2's at 14 months? the bean is feeling ok, but is a terrible crank. nothing pleases her for more than minute. #
  • My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Jack Johnson (37), Joe Satriani (29) & Black Eyed Peas (15) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #
  • My house is gotta be pretty fireproof with the foot thick ice dam on the roof. Anyone got a flamethrower? #
  • some installed an app on my android phone that prevented the phone from charging. how is that even possible? #
  • now my (external) apple keyboard isn't working. worked fine yesterday. no other changes. #
  • don't like where this week is going already. #
  • ok, more interesting, the keyboard just doesn't work when the phone is plugged in. #facepalm #
  • Google: Bing Is Cheating, Copying Our Search Results http://selnd.com/gZfx6Y #
  • you'd think since godaddy sells about a bazillion domains a day, their web interface might not suck. wrong. #
  • besides the oversales on everything from 'matching domains' to hosting, you can't enter an phone number with extension. #
  • and it refuses to remember address changes in registration or billing info. #
  • Nice parking job! http://chzb.gr/hWalkb #
  • exotic eats – chicken box http://picplz.com/WcTv #
  • ice damn? screw it! http://picplz.com/WmQ0 #
  • pure awesome. IE won't set a cookie if your server name has an underscore in it. ff, safari, chrome, no problem. #
  • another half day wasted on IE problem. #
  • good lunch treat! http://picplz.com/Wh99 #
  • fun at the mall http://picplz.com/Whwz #
  • pretty soon http://picplz.com/WhwK #
  • whats with all this white stuff? http://picplz.com/Whwh #
  • picked up pair of ibeats. ear bud headphones by dr. dre courtesy of 30% off at ultimate electronics going out of business sale. #
  • as you'd guess, they're kinda bass-y. but not in a bad way. after swapping to the big ear tips, they'd don't fall out of my cavernous ears #
  • phew. thought for a bit it was gonna be one of those no nap days. finally puttered out. #
  • something ironic about buying expensive headphones to listen to mp3's. oh well. #
  • jb picking up an awful whine all the sudden. gimme what I want NOW! doesn't work on daddy though. #
  • hmm. bacon. http://bit.ly/hAbZAP #
  • hmm. a little sad when the biggest ear cups included with your new 'buds are just a touch too small. #
  • happy jb to screamer in 5 minutes. nuclear meltdown as night time bottle was warming up. #
  • holy freaking wind last night. thought for sure we were gonna wake up in Oz. #
  • man, its ugly out there there. wind sucks and its crazy slippery out there. #
  • Domain Blow Out Sale http://t.co/vPQwh7S #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-13

  • boosting the ailing furnace with fancy digital space heater. still forecasting heart attack when opening next utility bill. #
  • considering moving computer off my lap after noticing that battery is starting to bulge. #
  • twittersphere: will a first generation macbook run without a battery? (when plugged in, duh. some lappy's gotta have one even jacked in) #
  • My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Dave Matthews Band (22), The Black Keys (17) & Amos Lee (16) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #
  • great way to start the week… almost couldn't get my car out of flat driveway. I think I'm done with winter. #
  • bummer, I used to like to listen to Last.fm stations on my Squeezebox. oh well, no time for such stuff lately anyway. #
  • VW Passat 2012 http://bit.ly/dWaQof jury still out for me. #
  • yea! more snow. always nice when blow goes by at 30 miles an hour and knocks over all your curbside garbage. #
  • hmm. roads worse that first appear. happy to people slowing down a bit. #
  • Snowpocalypse http://chzb.gr/hYSk0v #
  • ok weather, you don't like me and I don't like you. do we really need 5 degree low tonight when I've got a busted furnace? #
  • Hmm 2:37 am and up with a sick wee one. Needed full wardrobe and bedding change. Gonna be a grrrrreat day, can see it now. #
  • And a repeat performance 15 minutes after we get her back in bed. #sickkidssuck #
  • pleasant sounds of old furnace being dismantled. feel free to use hammers if you like. #
  • electrical line to furnace is not grounded #notSurprised #
  • old furnace out. just fit through crawlspace access. #
  • bonus. contractor says they're happy to haul away other misc HVAC junk accumulating in crawlspace. #score #
  • ooooh. new thermostat. sexy. well, as sexy as thermostats go. #
  • new furnace pre-install http://picplz.com/nt8r #
  • sucks to be an installer. getting furnaces through there was fun http://picplz.com/nt8N #
  • high-tech. look at all them wires http://picplz.com/nt96 #
  • snag. brackets for old furnace no in right place for new furnace. rejiggering to ensue. #
  • How To Easily Track Your Time With Tictoc http://bit.ly/dPg9va #
  • Marathon man preps for second live stream, with multiple iPhones, iPad http://aol.it/fX8cTo #
  • Furnace install completed at 7:30pm. Guys were pretty well spent. Let's see if the house is more comfortable now. #
  • Ahh the heat just kicked off. Seems like first time in weeks. Relax with a Rheem. #
  • mmm. some 'As I Lay Dying' is effective as coffee for getting my brain going. #
  • regaling co-works with fun stories of furnace replacement. #
  • Jilly just unlocked the Stairmaster badge. Up, up, and away. #
  • Ice Dam It http://picplz.com/ns28 #
  • Nuts. The wee ones got a bum tummy again. Gotta see if there's something going around the daycare. #
  • Any chance I could get a week with about 75% less suck; this week was rough. #
  • the beans up early 'cause she hungry, but a little afraid to eat. boo's. #
  • oh yeah, and I'm have some new stomach pain. guess I'm next for the heaves. #
  • nice to see NYS car registration went up $20 since last time I renewed. Born free, taxed to death. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-06

  • trying to find my desk at home under months of accumulated paperwork. #
  • ok. that's a little better. maybe I'll be motivated to do some work. wish home office had a door though. #
  • just posted a pic: http://picplz.com/FwqN #
  • Wkly #lastfm artists: Dave Matthews Band (20), Gnarls Barkley (20) & Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (18) http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #
  • http://picplz.com/FwqN hmm. not sure why picplz app on android rotated my cheesy green bean casserole pic like it did… #
  • Feel kinda like I got hit by a bus. Flu shot gone wrong? #
  • Nothing I enjoy more than having a fever this time of year. Alternating be between bouts of too hot and freezing. #
  • freezing my hands off in my home office. time to relocate to warmer climate. #
  • since when does Fedex pull into your driveway when making deliveries? #
  • pondering how to store all the baby stuff that jilly has already outgrown. #
  • Some snow, but ain't no snowmegeddon quite yet. #
  • Hmm. Time to get furnace checked. It's been running for 24 hours straight. Probably not good When it's over 20 degrees out… #
  • ironic: side walks on the other side of jefferson are a mess, when the sidewalks behind the construction fence are perfectly cleared. #
  • The Fresh Air Interview: The Black Keys | http://t.co/oncwzWH good stuff! #
  • check out the interesting story behind the next girl video in that last link… #
  • thank you google and ubuntu forums! now I can change desktops with mouse wheel again! http://bit.ly/f2c5yW #
  • hmm. ya know what sucks? being up in middle of night with sick kid when you're sick. jilly fever, me sinus infection. #
  • waiting on mr. furnace repair guy. please be nice! #
  • via @FleetFeetSYR: A sad but a touching newsletter this week. Enjoy. http://t.co/6CCf3Zb so, so, sad. #
  • admire the promptness of furnace guy scheduling. window 8-10, he shows up at 8:03 #
  • great. rest in peace furnace. cracked heat exchanger. argh. #
  • via the last tweet: http://t.co/F5AEEkT #
  • passing the time until the furnace replacement crew comes. fixin to acquire another space heater or two in the meanwhile. #
  • doing a little catch up work on sat afternoon. laptop on couch is working ok, but need heat shield to prevent lap burn. #