Sunday August 3, 2008

Twitterings - July 2008

These are my Twitter entries for July 2008.
  • I love Twitter but that didn't stop me from buying a FailWhale t-shirt. Available in standard white or classy black, at http://failwhale.com 10:32 AM July 02,2008

  • Spent much of the day working out a Javascript program to sort lists (including TOC) in TWiki. Eventually, success! Blog entry coming soon. 10:16 PM July 03,2008

  • @Ihnatko 1776 is my favorite play and one of my favorite movies. I saw the play on Broadway in 1972! I have many lines and songs in memory. 11:28 PM July 04,2008

  • @dlpasco Cider T. Cat is most handsome. Bebop sends headbutts and says "we do not care for the poppopfizzleboom noises. Pls make them stop." 11:31 PM July 04,2008

  • I'm trying a new way to feed TWiki friends to Twitter. This one uses pyTwerp. If it works (:-) this tweet will appear in @twikifriends rsn. 02:08 AM July 05,2008

  • I've been tweaking my TWiki Twitterfeed code some more. Did you know that some feeders send newlines in a tweet? Gasp! That broke my filter. 02:11 PM July 05,2008

  • Just finished a yummy Caesar salad with powdered Parmesan, freshly thin-sliced Romano, avocado, walnuts, and some intense garlic croutons. 09:09 PM July 06, 2008 from Twidget

  • I've been putting together my "Twitter Follow Policy". What do you think? http://tinyurl.com/5hesbn - anything I should modify for clarity? 11:41 AM July 07, 2008

  • Finally set up credit cards to auto-pay the minimum every month from checking. I have an aversion to opening envelopes and writing checks. :( 12:23 PM July 07, 2008

  • @switchabit Tried twitabit last night when Twitter was in Maintenance. Sadly, my post didn't reach Twitter. What to use when twitabit... 08:41 AM July 08, 2008

  • @apelad Fail Whale artist Yiying Lu deactivated our fave whale on iStockPhoto to prevent further commercial use. http://tinyurl.com/6ow2ry 08:57 AM July 08, 2008

  • Back at Work after extended (4-day) weekend off. Good news: Tuesday is a telecommute day. Bad news: Inbox is jammed with ditsy things to do. 10:32 AM July 08, 2008

  • It's Tuesday so I am wfh. Our blue fluffycat, Mezzaluna, is upside down doing adorable things with her feet. It's difficult to concentrate., 12:25 PM July 08, 2008

  • @clapifyoulikeme I'll still view the CC bill and send a real check... eventually. :/ The auto-payment is to prevent late fees (or bounces). 12:40 PM July 08, 2008

  • Friday night. Reading back issues of Twitter. Cat purring beside me on the arm of the couch. Cool breeze through the window. Weekend ahead. 11:06 PM July 11, 2008

  • At Barnes & Noble this evening. Unfortunately, the new Mr. Monk book is hardcover. Fortunately, there were many other choices to console me. 12:50 AM July 12, 2008

  • Viewing options for Personal Weather Stations that work with Wunderground.com. Nice Oregon Scientific model for <$200. 3rd party Mac ... ... 12:55 AM July 12, 2008

  • @vmarinelli thanks for recommending @shoesonwrong. Following now. I'll keep following you too; there's enough room! Anyone else to suggest? 01:29 PM July 12, 2008

  • Vicki Brown vlb @jsjohnst I don't understand Twitter spammers myself. I guess the theory is that we'll all follow them back unthinking. (Not gonna happen.) 02:20 PM July 12, 2008

  • Oh wow. My TWiki Twitter Reader shows me images embedded In The Page. (That's "of course", but I hadn't thought of it until I saw it.) 07:41 PM July 12, 2008

  • Wishing Twitter's Reply-to feature would link my reply to the tweet I'm _replying to_, not the most recent. Aargh! This DID work. Briefly. 08:27 PM July 12, 2008

  • I'm currently 4 days behind in Twitter. Want to reply but avoiding because conversations won't sync. Non sequitors annoy me. Frustrating. :( 08:29 PM July 12, 2008

  • @adamengst - loved the series on Welsh road! Favorited them all. We visited in '87 but didn't try driving and our walking was over fields. 10:57 PM July 12, 2008

  • @megfowler - I missed three, all next to each other. Couldn't "see" that part of the map. 1 min left. http://www.ironicsans.com/s... 11:19 PM July 12, 2008

  • retweeting @apelad: "I think I'll leave a rock on my mouse with thisissand.com up all night." (ooh. The things creative people think of. -V) 11:58 PM July 12, 2008

  • @whitneyhess I've enjoyed the virtual tour of the new Tribeca Whole Foods Market. Check the bakery. Do they have double raisin bread in NYC? 01:12 PM July 13, 2008

  • Lazy Sunday afternoon. Cats curled in soft balls. Air filled with furomones (my word for feline sleep molecules), making me yawn). Nap time? 01:54 PM July 13, 2008

  • Cat is lying on my arm, dreaming. Ears, paws. Chasing martian moonmice. I'm typing with one hand. Blissful Sunday low-activity afternoon. 02:56 PM July 13, 2008

  • retweeting @TWalk (:-): When/if I ever learn how to do one thing at a time, I'm gonna be unstop-- . . . I wonder if I have any new e-mail? 09:44 PM July 13, 2008

  • @megfowler I prefer text to video and audio as well. I've been noticing more vids that I wish had just been done in writing. I don't watch. 10:35 PM July 13, 2008

  • Why Twitter? Retweeting @megfowler: there's also something about a well-written sentence that just sends me the way nothing else online can. 10:37 PM July 13, 2008

  • Our Work TWiki is rather old. Unfortunately, this means I keep tripping over missing features & functionality, then writing workaround code. 09:18 AM July 17, 2008

  • @megfowler: Which Squishable do you love? I am the proud owner of an allidile (crocagator) green buddha of squish. http://tinyurl.com/2d8vj5 10:25 PM July 17, 2008

  • Got my Geek and Poke Twitter Love t-shirt from SmugMug yesterday: http://tinyurl.com/67t4w4 Considering if I should order another one. Cute. 12:40 PM July 18, 2008

  • My communiation preferences: electronic (email or IM) then face to face. No phones. In response to @jefferyharrell http://tinyurl.com/5evk39 02:48 PM July 18, 2008

  • Headachey. Excedrin and tea. Appt. with feline dentist in an hour. Reading Twitter until it's time to find and pack the cat. Don't tell him. 02:49 PM July 18, 2008

  • @whitneyhess: Re: Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Read the books. Took the online test. I'm a fan. Blogged it: http://tinyurl.com/6jk5lb 10:53 PM July 18, 2008

  • RT @jowyang: In your opinion do you consider Twitter "Microblogging"? I do, but Mashable doesn't http://tinyurl.com/5lh223 (me: it's a tool) 8:30 PM July 19, 2008

  • Ha! I am caught up on back issues of Twitter. But now what shall I read? Somebody tweet something soon. Meanwhile, there are books and cats. 9:30 PM July 19, 2008

  • RT @moyalynne: Enjoying vicariously attending Blogher via Twitter updates. Thanks @Pistachio and others! (me: Just what I was going to say!) 02:11 PM July 20, 2008

  • Next time I receive a large box enwrapping a small item, I will remember this from HP. What WERE they thinking? http://tinyurl.com/6qbw25 10:14 PM July 20, 2008

  • @luomat: Get a copy of "Sleeping Beastly and Other Tales" and listen to "The Little Moose Who Could Not Go to Sleep" - http://is.gd/YFC 10:26 PM July 20, 2008

  • Fighting a weird bug in the Company installation of TWiki, un-reproducible anywhere else. Frustrating. Successfuly cobbled a workaround. :-/ 01:37 PM July 21, 2008

  • Just watched the video tour of the Lego factory, latest in Gizmodo's Giz Goes to Lego series. Awesome. I wanna go! http://tinyurl.com/5aslzo 03:32 PM July 21, 2008

  • Walking along tthe near trail this evening, we saw two mule deer does and their fawns. One baby was quite young. Aww, speckles! Dear deer. 08:00 PM July 21, 2008

  • @megfowler: I remember, as a child, swimming in a lake with minnows. They'd nibble at our feet in the shallows. It tickled. Kinda fun. Gah. 12:26 PM July 22, 2008

  • I have a "lucky bamboo" in my cubicle at the Job, rescued from a dark corner. It's rewarding me with a sprout - a new stem, not just a leaf! 02:48 PM July 23, 2008

  • Loving Twidget, the Twitter-posting widget for Mac OS X. If Twitter doesn't accept the tweet, Twidget doesn't clear the window. So, I wait. 02:49 PM July 23, 2008

  • It never fails to amaze (amuse?) me that such a tiny speck of wrist rest lint can cause my trackball to go all cattywumpus. 2d cleaning FTW. 03:01 PM July 23, 2008 from Twidget

  • I seem to be making positive progress with our new TWiki admin. She's asked me to test a plugin that I didn't even know someone requested. 09:16 AM July 24, 2008

  • Company Facilities says "we can't find a leak". I say "Then how is water soaking into the carpet on the other side of the wall EVERY DAY?" 10:38 AM July 25, 2008

  • Mezzaluna removed her collar about a week ago. I found it today. Plugged laptop into the rarely-used powerstrip and Oh, look what I found... 12:58 PM July 25, 2008

  • A boy in the bus was humming and tapping along with his iPod. Everyone else (but me) was also wearing headphones. No one else humming along. 08:34 AM July 28, 2008

  • New cafeteria worker brewed flowery potpourri blend in urn for plain black tea. I asked manager to please ensure that urn is Well Scrubbed! 12:43 PM July 28, 2008

  • ReTweet for @GeekMommy , @CreativeSage - "follow limits" are the wrong approach, a Bad Idea that hurts Twitter. http://twitpic.com/5flr/full 06:38 PM July 28, 2008

  • Cats are amazing. Raven walked across my desk, looked, crouched, thought, bounced, & launched over my monitor and into the bucket above. 10! 01:09 PM July 29, 2008

  • Reading Twitter in the shuttle. Guy across the aisle chattering on cell phone. Twitter doesn't bother me but he does. Different "sharing". 08:28 AM July 30, 2008

  • Man across the aisle in train starting 3rd phonecall as I was debarking. Articulate, clear, deep voice. Ear plugs not helping. Do Not Want! 08:20 AM July 31, 2008

  • Most people in general are honest and helpful. A man told me my backpack's zipper was open. Another told a woman nearby she'd dropped $10. 08:21 AM July 31, 2008

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