Tuesday December 2, 2008

Twitterings - November 2008

These are my Twitter entries for November, 2008
  • November comes in with a splash. Gray and drippy. It's been raining since midnight. California's Wet season has begun. 10:18 AM Nov 1st

  • Bought a cat flap today to install in the sliding door between bedroom and screenporch. It's too chilly at night now to leave the door open. 1:31 PM Nov 1st

  • @RhodesTer - But of course, cats are telepathic. No need to type to tweet! Just beam your thoughts at the nearest hooman, and back to sleep. 3:50 PM Nov 1st

  • Just commented on MacWorld's article "8 Ways to Use Twitter". Confused readers repeating "I just don't get it". http://tinyurl.com/6amnq6 7:56 PM Nov 1st

  • I've been showing the cats the new catflap. They are not amused. "Why should I push this with my head? It's your job to open the door." 10:43 AM Nov 2nd

  • Fall back day. Most years I turn the clocks back when I wake up. Mmm, it's earlier than I thought! Only problem? Dark sooner now in evening. 11:09 AM Nov 2nd

  • Link: Calitics:: Breaking from The Call at Qualcomm: Nobody's Here http://tinyurl.com/5zympm #beatprop8 11:25 AM Nov 2nd

  • @lwaldal - "buckwheat sweet potato pancakes and pear apple sauce". Can you come to my house and cook breakfast for me? Om nom nom! 12:57 PM Nov 2nd

  • The puppies are piled at the bottom of the screen. They each have a (brightly colored) collar today. Snorgle. Want http://tinyurl.com/3nwgde 1:06 PM Nov 2nd

  • @ColleenCoplick if you magpie'd I'd filter first (because I can). If filter wasn't enough, I would unfollow. Magpie == SPAM for me. Say no. 6:54 PM Nov 2nd

  • RT @suebob CA Prop 8 is inherently illegal under US constitution amendment 14 - equal protection. /help ensure it doesn't come to that./ 7:47 PM Nov 2nd

  • Co-worker brought in homemade gingerbread biscotti. Yummy gingerbread biscotti. ICED gingerbread biscotti. Bad co-worker! GOOD biscotti. 9:35 AM Nov 3rd

  • Stephen Fry on Language. Veering all over the shop. An absolute delight to read. http://www.stephenfry.com/b... 9:56 PM Nov 3rd

  • Sharing: @wilw "in which time is well spent ..." http://tinyurl.com/6jjsz9 - Nice. 11:09 PM Nov 3rd

  • Tomorrow... We Can DO THIS. Sharing @wilw "just don't get out of line and don't leave without voting!...we can't take anything for granted. 11:53 PM Nov 3rd

  • Read @wilw's post. Share the link. Remind people. Vote! http://tinyurl.com/55nhhw 11:53 PM Nov 3rd

  • I like my watch but, twice a year, I have to locate the instruction manual to reset DST. It's an atomic watch, but never gets enough signal. 12:36 PM Nov 5th

  • Just finished reading Twitter for Nov. 4. Couldn't do it before now. Pennsylvania, US made me proud. CA disappointing. Up for O. Bad for 8. 10:53 PM Nov 5th

  • RT @missrogue I am in utter disbelief that ANYONE here would vote yes on 8. This is baffling me. [looked at county #s. Shameful. Sad. -vlb] 10:54 PM Nov 5th

  • @matto roughly half the country had a headache for the previous 8 years. Perhaps turnabout is fair play this time. :) 8:39 AM Nov 6th

  • @lwaldal It should require far more than a simple majority to amend a Constitution. I'm thinking 75% or more. And so many didn't even care!? 8:44 AM Nov 6th

  • RT @Angelique (paraphrased) - 400 thousand people out of 10 million ballots decided on [discrimination] in a state of 37+ million. [WTF? /v] 8:47 AM Nov 6th

  • Just walked past the large conference room. Tables arranged in a square with approx 30 network cable drops. Company _has_ wireless. Weird. 8:53 AM Nov 6th

  • Working. Right hand mousing. Left hand scritching cat ears, head, chest. Occasionally using two hands to type. Multi-tasking at its best. 9:42 AM Nov 7th

  • @somejoe Agreed on numbers all around. Prop 8 and similar measures should have gone down whimpering. Discrimination still too present. 9:04 PM Nov 7th

  • @timoreilly "Twitter and the Micro-Messaging Revolution" looks interesting. I'd love to read it, but $249 for a 54 page PDF file?! Um, no. 10:24 PM Nov 7th

  • Enjoying @stephenfry's most recent wonderful pics in twitpic. Next best thing to being there (and much cheaper). Lemurs. Lizards. Delight. 10:38 PM Nov 7th

  • California Will Continue to Honor Marriages of Same-Sex Couples Who Married Before the Possible Passage of Prop 8 http://tinyurl.com/5buyb9 11:27 AM Nov 8th

  • It's a grey and foggy Saturday. Hubby is out of town. Cats are snoozy lumps of fur. Definitely a good day for a nap. 1:07 PM Nov 8th

  • The foggy grey has turned to real rain, skidding across the parking lot, spattering on the windows. Not a fit night out for man nor beast. 6:14 PM Nov 8th

  • All my cats are currently rightsideup. Send your upsidedown kitty pics to http://upsidedownkitties.bl... so I can get a tummy fix. 6:28 PM Nov 8th

  • Squirrel Cat tells me that cats are the original laptops. Move that hard thing out of the way and give me lap room. And pets. More pets. 8:22 PM Nov 8th

  • Hmm. http://typealyzer.com tells me my commentary web log says I'm type ISTJ (I'm I[NS]TJ). But personal weblog claims I'm ESTP. Amusing. 10:05 PM Nov 10th

  • Keith Olbermann on Love vs the passage of CA Prop 8. Watch and share the video http://is.gd/6YZx - Strong stuff. 8:39 AM Nov 11th

  • @luomat - My sister cried every time she had her picture taken until she was I don't know how old. She grew out of it. Try for candid! 8:42 AM Nov 11th

  • RT @lwaldal "your conversation can be clearly heard from this location" says a sign on the outside of a cube wall. [I could use that! :)] 1:09 PM Nov 11th

  • @TWalk asks "What do you make of @guykawasaki's Twitter advice? http://is.gd/6VZ6" Personally? Bull shiitake (to borrow Guy's phrasing. :-) 8:41 PM Nov 11th

  • Today was in many ways a bad day. Very upsetting Work experience. But @rdmorin is home, I have cats, and all is well in my small world now. 8:48 PM Nov 11th

  • Cat sleeping on my arm, paws and ears twitching, chasing Elysian Fieldmice in his dreams. 10:11 PM Nov 11th

  • Wow. Things are really changing since I was taking Biochem in College! Rethinking "genes" as we understood them. http://snipurl.com/5bjdv 10:35 PM Nov 11th

  • Pepperidge Farm peach turnovers finished cooking in kitchen I'm trapped under a kitty in the living room. @rdmorin on phone, Send help! 10:54 PM Nov 11th

  • Watching video of Web 2.0 "The Web and Politics". Interesting stuff here, not just for the recent election but for gov't! http://tr.im/zsl 11:39 PM Nov 11th

  • We met a friend's new kitten last night. So active. So perky. So little! Very sweet; she'll lick your nose. Race run hide peek skitter boo! 9:59 AM Nov 14th

  • Puppycam. Purple Puppy is madly shaking trout toy. Get that trout! Bits of bedding, toys flying. Screen is a blur. Other puppies oblivious. 11:15 PM Nov 14th

  • RT @timoreilly Let's do a tweet campaign. Everyone send message to @barackobama asking for resumption of tweeting. And listening to tweets! 11:57 AM Nov 15th

  • @barackobama please come back. 130,000 followers are looking forward to the Twitter stream becoming active. 21st century communication wins! 11:59 AM Nov 15th

  • Walking through Target. Christmas decorations are out. It's not even Thanksgiving yet! At least no music playing. Holidays move too close. 12:27 PM Nov 15th

  • Too cute! Boston Warehouse's "Animal House" colorful kitchen gadgets. Seen today at Target. Piranha Pizzacutter: http://tinyurl.com/5jsbue 1:47 PM Nov 15th

  • RT @ronaldlewis This is not the America we should tolerate. We must do more to realize a unified nation: http://is.gd/7Fpb 6:21 PM Nov 15th

  • RT @GeekMommy So, Obama, the guy who got elected in part b/c of his internet usage may have to give up ... email? http://tinyurl.com/6x6wm9 9:30 PM Nov 15th

  • It's 2008, we're talking about a US "CTO". We argued that McCain didn't understand the Internet. We're talking Change. We need to fx this. 9:31 PM Nov 15th

  • If the US president "can't" use email, how can that president understand the issues the Internet brings to the World? Needs 21st C solution. 9:33 PM Nov 15th

  • @steverubel I bought an Asus EEE; hated it, sold it. Screen too small. Keyboard funky. Got an hp mininote 2133. Love it. Great crisp screen. 9:19 PM Nov 16th

  • Obama on 60 Minutes! CBS just pulled the videos from YouTube! That's bad PR. 10:28 PM Nov 16th

  • Two red Maine Coons having what we call a "Teddy Bear Fight". Whap! Whapwhap. Posture. Pose. Eye contact. Wrestle aaaand apart. aWhooow. 9:19 PM Nov 17th

  • The Shiba Inu pups have a visitor - a kitty! Kitty is not amused. 10:45 PM Nov 18th

  • Apparently, it's easy for adult human to hold 4 Shiba Inu pups in lap. 5 is possible. 6th falls off. http://www.ustream.tv/recor... 10:58 PM Nov 18th

  • @dcorsetto - Wow. You know about heatercats. How delightful! We call our kitties the heatercats. Bedtime here, too, now. Night all. 11:47 PM Nov 18th

  • @mzeecedric "who actually runs the @twikifriends bot? #just wondering" -- / that would be me :-) / 7:39 PM Nov 19th

  • @danyork - Unix vi users should know what "^H" means and there are still a lot of them around, although now they pronounce it Linux and vim. 10:33 AM Nov 21st

  • @lemay - we have four cats so two annual vet visits, two cats at a time, singing in stereo. This note is meant to make you feel better. ... ... 3:49 PM Nov 21st

  • Hey! Twitter replies (via the web interface) are actually (finally!) linking to the actual replied-to-message. This is progress! W00t! 3:53 PM Nov 21st

  • RT @GeekMommy http://adjix.com/6we - for Shaun the Sheep. [Now available in US on DVD. Sheep madness on order. Baaaa. /me] 5:16 PM Nov 22nd

  • Today's upside down kitty: Raven (That's my boy). Send in your upside down kitty photo. I wanna see! http://upsidedownkitties.bl... 8:32 PM Nov 22nd

  • Co-worker has chocolate creme doublestuff oreos. Not safe! But in order to have one I have to walk down the hall... that's exercise, right? 12:26 PM Nov 24th

  • Banner at the local grocery store: "Free Range Turkeys". I think it should say "If you can catch one, you can have it." 9:58 AM Nov 25th

  • Thanks @rael Digging the poprockscandy.com mouse-trail effects. (I guess I'm just easily entertained.) [me too. Wheeeee! /v] 6:56 PM Nov 25th

  • @janissgarza Re: http://is.gd/8V7N "they" pulled this stuff on Hillary Rodham (Clinton) as well. MIchelle need to step carefully but firmly. 8:25 PM Nov 25th

  • No Jury Duty today! My "presence is not required". W00t! (I would have twittered what I could of the day; Youall can be thankful too. :-) 8:09 AM Nov 26th

  • I'm taking today off, spending time with the cats. Cats think the best way to do this is one cat on each of my forearms. Squished arms. 9:50 AM Nov 26th

  • Creating Art with food. San Francisco in Jello. Awesome. http://tinyurl.com/5wunna (thanks to @timoreilly for RT http://tinyurl.com/6czube ) 11:31 AM Nov 26th

  • The Mac OS X spellchecker did not know "gloppy". Heresy! (It does now.) How else to descrbe a rainy wet day when you're out driving in it? 6:08 PM Nov 26th

  • @daveseah 25 pounds is pushing it even for a Maine Coon! Ours boys are 17 and 20. Our girl is 12 lb (surprises the vet; she looks bigger). 6:35 PM Nov 26th

  • @dlpasco - Aw, Red, such a lovely tummy. Worth the mauling for sure. Send this to upsidedownkitties.com and share. Purrrrrrs. 11:20 PM Nov 26th

  • @Akula - @nancygandhi is not in Mumbai but in India. A good follow at other times, she's following the news right now. 11:21 PM Nov 26th

  • RT @chrisgarrett Can you recycle bottle tops? http://tinyurl.com/5tyrmn /Apparently, I've been doing the right thing. Take them off./ 10:13 AM Nov 27th

  • RT @inhabitat Want to use nature to solve a design problem? check out AskNature.org http://tinyurl.com/5reeeh [awesome photos! /v] 10:33 AM Nov 27th

  • Thanks to @timoreilly now following @inhabitat "the future of the planet" http://www.inhabitat.com Tips are very interesting! Take a look. 10:36 AM Nov 27th

  • "Unfortunately, we did not evolve a Baloney Detection Network in the brain." Patternicity, Scientific American. http://tinyurl.com/6ymxq4 12:15 PM Nov 27th

  • RT @timoreilly I like this: RT @agentgav ... http://tinyurl.com/6g45a5 ... bamboo is the new aluminium [Yum. I want a bamboo Mac /v] 12:29 PM Nov 27th

  • @lemay Oh yummy nostalgia. We used to spread a little butter on the extra bits of pie crust, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, roll up and bake. 10:44 PM Nov 27th

  • I use Twitter for community, knowledge, linkshare, "meeting people", a glimpse into other lives. [@ronaldlewis "Why do YOU use Twitter?"] 3:51 PM Nov 29th

  • I especially like Twitter for seeing how well people can communicate in such a small space. Restricted characters != restricted thoughts. 3:53 PM Nov 29th

  • @missrogue - but note that, of the top 110 in TwitterCounter, at least 42 are neither men nor women. :-) Still 12 women but better ratio? 8:47 PM Nov 29th

  • @AmberCadabra well, btw and imo have been around for a lot longer than Twitter. I don't mind those as much as 'r u goin 2 th store 4 bread?' 9:09 PM Nov 29th

  • Just finished watching WALL-E on DVD (plus the two shorts). Sweet. Loved the junk collection; loved the misfit robots. Aaah. Eeee! Yes! 11:37 PM Nov 29th

  • RT @GeekMommy ... this is important. http://tinyurl.com/6fq56d @autismfamily's post for @brellyk. RT pls 11:46 PM Nov 29th

  • @MaryHodder "laid off" has legal meeting. Previous company "fired" >40 people over few months, circumventing that. No cause, no warning 2:56 PM Nov 30th

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