Thursday October 2, 2008

Twitterings - September 2008

These are my Twitter entries for September.

  • Parents flew home to PA today. Called half an hour ago to say they'd arrived. Good visit. Nice to see them. Back to normal routine tomorrow. September 02, 2008

  • Guy in the train had duffle bag on the seat, backpack on the floor (by my feet). But Bombardier cars, with tables. Lose some, win some. September 04, 2008

  • @mogrifette http://twitpic.com/aacb - Poor little kitteh. So good you found him. I luvs the brown tabbies. Smoochies! September 05, 2008

  • Two Very Fascinated cats! Something under Rich's sandal? Ah. There's a spider. Excuse me while I kill it. Thank you, noble spider spotters. September 06, 2008

  • Color/hue test: http://snurl.com/3noh5 via @ceonyc. I scored 51. :( Probably shouldn't try on laptop at night w/ fluorescent lamp overhead. September 06, 2008

  • The problem with warm summery nights with windows open is the people who feel it's OK to talk Loudly out on the street, after 10pm. Go home. September 06, 2008

  • Want! Glide Twisttogether LED Lamps. http://tinyurl.com/687kyk September 06, 2008

  • The nighthawks are shrieking in the park near our house. Another aspect of open windows. Bebop is trying to discern what the sound might be. September 07, 2008

  • We introduced a friend to pupusas tonight (Salvadorian dish). She'd had something by that name once in College cafeteria; not the same! September 07, 2008

  • @achitwood - I copy/paste a copy of my tweets to a local file every month. But have you seen Tweetake? Lots of choices. http://tweetake.com September 08, 2008

  • @wilw re: the prop 8 flyers, I'm with you there. I'll help. We got one Sunday while we were out. ^#&*@! I know a good place to put it. September 10, 2008

  • Just saw an interview candidate (the tie gave him away). Company convention is t-shirt/polo. Some say wearing a tie "shows respect". Do you? September 10, 2008

  • OH: "Working at home until 1:30 in the morning last night." So, was that in the morning or night? Personally? Morning starts at daybreak. September 10, 2008

  • Woman at train statIon has hot pink hair the texture & thickness of package-wrapping yarn. Raggedy Ann in pink. September 10, 2008

  • Every day they play recorded messages at the train station. "Watch your bags. Don't block doors". Loud. Garbled. Does anyone listen? September 11, 2008

  • They've begun teardown of Bay Meadows racetrack. A landmark gone. I'ill miss watching for the horses in the mornings as I pass in the train. September 11, 2008

  • Two people decided yesterday they are "too busy" to attend 1-hour training today. Sorry, we're not rescheduling everyone just for you. September 11, 2008

  • Wow. I just got my very first IM spam. Don't I feel special. (Company uses IM internally so I can't just block anyone not in my Contacts.) September 12, 2008

  • Working on my TWiki Training presentation for Work. Two sessions: Essentials and Intermediate. There's Advanced also; that's mostly demo. September 12, 2008

  • @KathySierra - Why doesn't onomatopoeia sound like what it means? :-) #5syllables September 12, 2008

  • Reading in bed. Yes, I know it's ony 3:30 in the afternoon, but this is where the cats are. (Read a bit, rub a tummy, read, pet a foot.) September 13, 2008

  • @apelad - awwww. Kittens! This will make for a fun household. Leap! Pounce! (hide the shoelaces.) September 13, 2008

  • Laundry out of the dryer. Putting fresh sheets on the bed. Cats helping. How do people w/o cats get their housework done w/o supurrvision? September 13, 2008

  • Wow. Electronic pigeons. "Robot spyplanes get new role as medical couriers in South Africa". In NewScientist.com - http://tinyurl.com/66uokb September 14, 2008

  • One of my least favorite phrases: "Drop It." Unless said to a dog about a tennis ball, there are some unpleasant Power implications here. September 15, 2008

  • Tuesday. Good stuff: @rdmorin home from a 3-day trip; today is a work-at-home day. Low point: Teeth cleaning appt at 9am. Looking fwd to 10. September 16, 2008

  • RT @timoreilly: Bob Garfield's article about data mining and the future of marketing http://tinyurl.com/598v2a - well-written; entertaining. September 16, 2008

  • Sitting reading on couch. Squirrel Cat walks in, sits down. Meow? OK, I'll follow. He takes me for a tour of @rdmorin's office? Why? Cats. September 16, 2008

  • Agreeing with @remotevoices about recent mornings. "yes, that really, really is dark. the winter has started, from here on doom!" :( September 16, 2008

  • I have a Soleil Sunrise Alarm Clock connected to a wall lamp. It's time to set it, to hold the winter mornings at bay. Wakeup time is 6am. September 16, 2008

  • @dailycoyote - I like iced coffee. I buy Victorian House concentrated coffee from ryancoffee.com. SImple, easy, tasty, never bitter. September 16, 2008

  • Moving LED notice on the train station platform this morning: "Northbound Train 101 not moving do to machical problems" [sic :-)] September 17, 2008

  • @dcorsetto:My GWS vol 1 arrived today. I guess I got in early enough to make it into the first set of envelopes. Thank you & Ellie & Smudge! September 17, 2008

  • Left hand is falling asleep. Left arm is acting as pillow for kitteh. I can live with numbish fingers. Purrr. September 17, 2008

  • @whitneyhess - I have realy enjoyed your live tweeting of #ixda_nyc / #w2e_key - like being there, without the airplane travel! September 18, 2008

  • Eek! The Company cafeteria (in my Bldg) is out of peanut butter! I popped my would-have-been-toast back up (paid for it; will eat it later). September 18, 2008

  • omg. iPhone cupcakes. Want cupcakes now. http://tinyurl.com/47hkdk September 18, 2008

  • How do you feel when a new follower has protected updates? http://tinyurl.com/3j2zzl (I think: if you want to read me, I want reciprocity.) September 19, 2008

  • Yesterday I did a training session. Took notes on things to change. Today, I'm working on updates. But, my cat is lying on my notebook. September 19, 2008

  • I'm trying not to tweet politically but this is too fiendish to pass up. Donate to Planned Parenthood for Sarah P. http://tinyurl.com/3gcgw2 September 19, 2008

  • @megfowler Any day is fantastic: at home, with pussycats, and hubby, plus an afternoon nap, and nothing pressing needing doing. September 19, 2008

  • @twitter @spam I found an update from @HornetsNBAin my twitter stream (about 10 hours ago). I do not follow; how did I get this? Disturbed. September 19, 2008

  • Trying to explain my T-shirt to the diner waitress. "There are only 10 kinds of people: those who understand binary and those who don't". September 20, 2008

  • Following the Blog World Expo Twitter panel via Twitter. Very meta. @pistachio tweets @stoweboyd: and vice versa. #bwe08 September 20, 2008

  • The television at the Mexican restaurant was playing a Japanese movie, set in Imperial Japan. No subtitles (Spanish or English). Unexpected. September 20, 2008

  • Oktapodi - Delightful, funny, breathless, suspenseful animation. Did I say funny? (thanks to @rands, ryannielsen for link) http://www.oktapodi.com/ September 22, 2008

  • Do you run into the term "reach out"? Someone at work just used it. It's touchyfeeliespeak and I really hate it. Why can't they just "ask"? September 23, 2008

  • RT @thespottedduck: What brings you here tonight? (What to do about "what do you do?") http://is.gd/30fz September 23, 2008

  • Today: Work-from-home days, pussycats, afternoon naps, cream of tomato soup, home WiFi, Twitter Reader #somethinggood September 23, 2008

  • @ColleenCoplickI've been using ecto to write my blog posts on my Mac for several years. http://illuminex.com/mac/ecto/ - nice features. September 24, 2008

  • San Francisco Muni bus - destinations on front marquee - Persia & Prague. Exotic. September 24, 2008

  • Best Youtube video yet! http://www.youtube.com/expe... September 25, 2008

  • @genmon - Not only does one of our cats growl when he catches his featherbird, he has to first make eye contact with another cat. MINE! September 25, 2008

  • On this evening's train commute: 1. The boy across from me, rocking out to silent (to me) music through his ear buds. Head bops, body sways. September 25, 2008

  • 2. Behind him, a woman on her cell phone, helping her child (?) with math problems; "Then divide by 5... What's the average?" September 25, 2008

  • @dcorsetto - I donated. GWS in Wonderland is a pure delight! Jamie is an adorable Alice. http://www.daniellecorsetto September 25, 2008

  • @twitter when you respond to help requests, please include the orig. info in the email. And stop closing my requests on your terms! September 26, 2008

  • @twitter it should be up to the requestor to determine if the issue has been resolved satisfactorily. Closed issues cannot be reviewed. September 26, 2008

  • Thinking it's funny (peculiar) what different people find funny (haha). Just laughed to tears over Jon Stewart clip you might find "meh'. September 26, 2008

  • I am 57% addicted to Social Media :-) (Take the quiz: http://tinyurl.com/4boftm ) September 26, 2008

  • "it is the chilling and discriminatory effect... on many of our employees that brings Google to publicly oppose [CA] Proposition 8." September 26, 2008

  • Google opposes Prop. 8, Posted by Sergey Brin, Google Co-founder & President, Technology. http://tinyurl.com/4g3c33 September 26, 2008

  • In the local Chinese restaurant. The babble of voices swirls around us. I can't understand a word. No eavesdropping here! Only good food. September 27, 2008

  • New toy - hp 2133 mini-note computer with SuSE Linux Ent. Desktop 10. Bad news, no Apache by default. I need a webserver. What do I do next? September 28, 2008

  • Monday. Gray, bleary, blah. Computer frustrations last night before bed. Not enough sleep. Need breakfast. Need cats but it's not a wfh day. September 29, 2008

Twitterings - September 2008 ( in category Retrospectoscope ) - posted at Thu, 02 Oct, 23:18 Pacific | «e»


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