Monthly Archives: June 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

  • for those who enjoyed it earlier, here's that german potato salad recipe. yum! http://bit.ly/k7q6CP #
  • oh fiddlesticks, the wee one is sick again. more nebulizer fun. great! #
  • Seven Things You Should Know About WordPress 3.2 http://bit.ly/jyqkac #
  • looking forward to the new distraction free writing screen in the updated wordpress. #
  • don't think it'll do much for crying kids and howling cats though. #
  • kudos to the wife on the excellent mandarin chinese chicken for dinner tonight. looking forward to a lunch repeat. #
  • probably not good when your monthly EOB review statement from health insurance is 8 pages long. #
  • nice, lazy 6 miler before work this morning. followed by 10 minutes of terror trying to nebulize kid. beginning to think she doesn't like it #
  • mercy I'm tired. pre-work run, tiring day at the office, and nice walk the jingles on the back. think bed is my near future. #
  • gonna take my cats, tie their tails together and punt them to the curb. #dontwakeupdaddyat4am #
  • hmm. scary looking weather radar at the moment. think I'm gonna pass on the run this morning. #
  • why does the guy who lives across the street park in front of my house, rather than in his own empty driveway? #
  • thanks win7 for logging out and applying patches right in the middle of what I was doing. #
  • The Truth About Dirty Jobs http://bit.ly/liyjC0 #
  • after umpteen bazillion tries, got cpanm to install. turns out an errant PERL5LIB env variable was eff'ng stuff up. #
  • now, I can't remember what I was trying install in the first place. #
  • surprisingly, no complaints from all my must have plugins when going from firefox 4 to 5. mozilla ftw. #
  • nice to xp still crashes just as much in a virtualbox vm. #kaboom #argh #
  • Does life online give you 'popcorn brain'? http://bit.ly/jvOXgT #
  • based on that last link, I think I should probably seek help. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

  • now there's a good birthday present… http://t.co/1FKtAve thanks JRD… #
  • Amazed that jingles love Mexican from chipotle. At half a taco, most of the chips and a ton of pico de gallo. Wow. #
  • Waiting for the shuttle after dropping off the wife's wheels for a drive shaft replace #itsalwayssomething #
  • Enjoyed a little sentimental drive through north syracuse on the way to drivers village #
  • My most annoying android interface glitch? Multipurpose hardware back button. Sucks on samsung intercept with buttons hidden under glass #
  • 2012 Beetle http://bit.ly/jalYpo mmm. turbo. #
  • shocked to find out that drive shaft replacement (>$500) covered by vw, even though car out of original warranty! #
  • would have been covered by 3rd party extended warranty, but since its on them, no deductible! #
  • "make the book that is your life worth reading." -ben harper #
  • oh man, fresh strawberries at farmers market. should have bought more. #
  • ok brain, # for comment in perl, // for comment in javascript. get it straight. #
  • Fiat 500 Is Still Cute, but Now Sunny as Well – http://nyti.ms/l0AZnm cc: @gmorten1 @schumonk #
  • Hawaiian 105 KINE http://www.hawaiian105.com its been too long. #
  • holy hive of activity in the landmark project today. seems like there's a hundred guys goes going in all directions. #
  • bidding found farewell to the sidewalks in front of the office building doors. looks they're taking them out today. #notmorejackhammers #
  • Wood Mousepad http://etsy.me/klfkcg me likey #
  • love the chrome cache clear dialog "Obliterate the following items from:"… #
  • stuff on my desk is vibrating around. #
  • My Cat is a Dick. http://bit.ly/jBNuug #
  • going old school with some 'Throwing Copper' #
  • damn you amazon mp3 store and too tempting pricing. #
  • have I mentioned yet today how much I appreciate my bose noise canceling headphones? #jackhammers #
  • Good bye sidewalks, part I http://picplz.com/59qs #
  • Good bye sidwalks, part II http://picplz.com/59q3 #
  • snapping on a fancy new mac book pro case. unfortunately, a cat beat me to it and put a nice scratch in the lid. jerk. #
  • guess they weren't done with the jackhammers. step 1: headphones. step 2: ibuprofin. #
  • hmm. got hip that's a little angry from the run this morning. #gettingold #
  • still loving git scm. a snap to work on two vastly different areas of same project. #
  • props to komodo edit too. it rolls with the punches when I change git branches. always keeps everything in sync. #
  • Not-A-Kludge: Great, Now I Want To Relive My Childhood http://chzb.gr/mi243P #
  • Alarm Dock gives your iPhone retro cred http://aol.it/k3SNvL #
  • I'm a commit-aholic going for a record today. #gitrocks #
  • wondering why I have boxes and boxes of receipts from more than 3 years ago. time to purge! #
  • you know they're doing serious work, when they use the big backhoe to put a baby backhoe into the hole they're digging. #
  • giving tweekdeck a whirl again. started off great. asked for an update, so I said sure. adobe air installer app goes down in flames. #
  • fortunately, the tweetdeck update did seem to take. #
  • RT @postsecret: Number of US Fireworks-Related Injuries in 2009– Roman Candles: 200, Bottle Rockets: 300, Sparklers: 1,000 #
  • verizon fios account support rocks. got all the info I needed with their chat support. #
  • jQAPI – Alternative jQuery Documentation http://bit.ly/mfuyZ1 #
  • RT @persdevquotes: It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project. ~ Napoleon Hill http://bit.ly/persdev #
  • all excited to try out the new kid seat for my bike. until I tried to install and found out its a no go. won't fit my bike frame. #
  • so, back to the store it goes. oh well. at least I bought it local. shipping back the ginormous box would be a pain. #
  • My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: My Morning Jacket (33), Beastie Boys (30) & Black Label Society (27) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-12

  • lawn looks a little better with new mower blade. more cut than torn. #
  • man, wish I saw that camera deal on woot before sell out. #
  • great. they're pumping concrete right outside my work window again. #herecometheheadphones #
  • WWDC 2011 liveblog: http://engt.co/kdnHK0 #
  • tried to turn on some compiz features I like and managed to temporarily hose my desktop. lost menu title bars and ability to move windows. #
  • damn you compizconfig settings manager. eventually flipped the right switches to fix things. #
  • along the way, figured out you can use buttons 6/7 in viewport switcher to enable changing desktops with your mouse rocker buttons. cooll! #
  • WWDC Keynote comments: OSX Lion, nothing groundbreaking, but definite upgrade for only $29. #
  • iTunes match. access all your music (itunes bought and otherwise) from cloud for $25/year. yep, I'll take it. #
  • current status: sneezing myself off my chair #hayfever #
  • Stone Temple Pilots headline K-Rockathon http://bit.ly/mCbm2z interesting… #
  • just got a sales call from omaha steaks. people still make sales calls? its 2011 folks. #
  • hmm. facebook twitter app gets further than the white screen of death. lets see if this makes it in. #
  • that's a negative. the ajax spinner next to enable tweets to go my facebook profile never stopped spinning. lets try that again. #
  • and tweets are back to facebook! hope all my stalkers are happy. #
  • using mouse rocker buttons to change desktops is slick! #
  • feeling much less frittery at work after nice pre-work run. hope to repeat. #
  • wasted half hour of my life trying to get a 44 seconds real video file to play. haven't these people heard of youtube? #
  • hmm. mac seems slow. oh, wait, its just firefox eating 1.25Gb of memory. again. maybe I should try to like safari more? #
  • thank you for the excitement mr. jetta vr6. no you can't pass me on the right when that lane ends in 500 feet. #stupiddrivers #
  • the evasive maneuver did make miss turbo though. sniff. #
  • hmm. need more bacon after that last tweet. #
  • Facepalm – Wikipedia http://bit.ly/lKLr18 I didn't know there was an emoticon M( #
  • oh great, sinus headache ramping up. #
  • head fixin' to asplode after trying to figure out why YUI delegate event handling doesn't quite work in IE. #
  • mercy its hot out. trying to cool down upon return to office. #
  • install win7 for testing. hold me. #
  • Most things don’t work in IE. Hence why you shouldn’t use IE. http://bit.ly/mCgey9 good luck with that. #
  • cleaned off mac desktop. down to less than a handful of icons. ah that's better. tomorrow night, physical desktop clearing! #
  • nice 4ish miler before work today. kinda slow on the hills, but nothing hurts. ++ #
  • take 2 on the win7 upgrade. turns out you can use upgrade dvd to clean install, but you can't activate it. nice. #couldhavetoldme #
  • I think I may have a problem… http://picplz.com/5RWz #
  • f*ck you IE. why can't element.setAttribute('class', 'myClassName') just work? #
  • oops. kept the wee one up a few minutes too late. crazed, overtired lunatic during bed prep procedures. #
  • Monster cherry picker… http://picplz.com/5QF6 #
  • Think the steel is just about done. http://picplz.com/5QF0 #
  • happy to overtired in half a blink. argh. #
  • My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: My Morning Jacket (36), Umphrey's McGee (35) & The Black Keys (15) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

  • wow. tried to eject micro-sd card from my phone and it shot across the room. have to retrieve before cat tries to eat it. #
  • jilly chews about 10 gold fish crackers for about 5 minutes, then hits the eject button. that explains the orange stains on her onesy. #
  • problem with 30 in 1 memory card readers is finding the right slot to use. argh. #
  • YouTube – PomplamooseMusic's Channel‏ http://bit.ly/kO0iwZ – can't stop watching. #
  • My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Umphrey's McGee (29), Jamiroquai (21) & Jason Mraz (19) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #
  • argh. no data coverage in dentist office. oh well, I showed up 10 minutes late; so, my wait shouldn't be too long. #
  • after nearly bisecting my jaw with some floss, the hygienist says I'm good to go. #
  • man, nice day out there. stupid work. #
  • just added 'show desktop' expose function to an unused mouse button. nice! #shouldhavedonethatsooner #
  • tweeting from Ubuntu 11.04, minus unity desktop #
  • some much nicer to not have a nebulizer treatment for the wee one in the morning. actually, only 1 more to go. woo-hoo! #
  • giving Banshee music player a shot. not terribly different than rhythmbox I've been using #
  • oh, look. gnome has that window snap resizing from microsoft windows. #
  • ok, how do I turn that off? argh. #
  • last nebulizer treatment for the wee one went off with a bang. 12 minutes of crying, kicking, and head butting. argh. #
  • excellent in place on construction noise today, I've got tree maintenance. chainsaws and chippers. yea! #
  • think the peanut may have gotten a bad hot dog at the food festival. she's talked to her friend ralph a couple of times since. #
  • after minor cursing, finally changed blade on mower. the trick was WD40 and using a hammer to break the old bolts free. #
  • foo. now its drizzling. guess mowing is gonna have to wait. #
  • My Top 3 #lastfm Artists: Paul Simon (20), Genesis (18) & Beastie Boys (15) #tweeklyfm http://bit.ly/dOtiLV #