Monthly Archives: July 2008

Twitter Updates for 2008-07-31

Should do something to celebrate not having needy kids becking and calling me. Ma- oops, I invokved Val by typing that! # Was gonna say maybe a shower, but first Val needs a drink. # @chucksimmins Happy birthday! # @chelpixie … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-30

Procrastinating about cleaning the kitchen. # Wasn’t planning to get so carried away, but I like the kitchen looking so much spiffier and usable. Giving the twerps a few minutes then bed # @neatlytangled http://buzzsugar.com/1819402 !!!11! # I think the … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-29

Oh well, dork upstairs hasn’t played with fire lately, so it was due. Not sure closing one window & reversing my window fan will be enough. # Eww, it’s already overheating in here. # @ericasadun Is it wrong that I … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-28

Must be time to watch Notting Hill again. Just burst out laughing when a train of thought took me into a couple of scenes from it. # Specifically: Spike picking a T-shirt, Spike wearing the diving suit, Will wearing the … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-27

Did I miss anything? # Henry walked for real today. 11 Months and 6 days old. Took about 4 steps in a row. Then took a couple more a couple times. # He’s past ready and was holding out on … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-26

I meed to relearn the types of clouds and such, because Sadie has apparently sprouted a degree of interest. # Or we could just get her a lesson with @shanzan… :> # Unexpected: Sadie wasn’t ready to sleep yet when … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-25

@pixxiespaz H’s in East Bridgewater, near the Whitman Peaceful Meadows. # @Shurakai Oh my. # @Shurakai You’re sure it was just Mountain Dew? # Perhaps I’ll try to sneak in a shower while the kids aren’t looking & before I … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-24

@Ithildyn http://tinyurl.com/5tnfr7 # Impressive sounding hail. Was, anyway. Now it’s impressive thunder. # Wonder what good songs came out in 1962… # Lots of good 1962 songs to start humming. Moon River. Venus in Blue Jeans. Liberty Valance. Sherry. You … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-23

Getting to sleep by 10:30 would work better if not followed by waking at 2, then getting broken mostly non-sleep from 5:30 to 8. # Time to find some functional in here somewhere. # @pixxiespaz And I thought books were … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-22

@MikeG1 That’s a lot better than when the kids do it, since you’re not being literal. # Sadie: The Girl Who Cried Bug. “There’s a bug, a bug!” “Where”” Right there.” That’s not a bug!” # Playing with PHP to … Continue reading

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Is anyone actually surprised?

Rock drummers are like athletes, in terms of stamina and exertion.

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-21

@Shurakai Gotta be better than Katie Cult was in the role, no? # Never knew “marrow” was a name for squash. # Trying to figure out how zucchini can be one of the highest veggies in salicylates, while other summer … Continue reading

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Salicylate Lists

Here is one list, in a format I find relatively pleasing. Here is another list in a format I find harder to follow, but which may be more complete, and gives numerical ranges (I’d have bolded those section headers to … Continue reading

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Related Plants List

Found this list interesting in my travels.

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-20

Starting to feel chilly with the AC on. Guess I’ll at least turn it way low before I crash. # Ended up leaving AC on low in office all night. More welcome than ought to be already, but can’t hear … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-19

@JasonFalls Great suggestion. I love doing surprise recommendations periodically. # 2 kids asleep on office floor. 1 in her bed. Think mom is asleep in bed now too, though she was threatening to sleep in here. Cooler. # Even with … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-18

It’s not even in season and I regularly miss the American Idol newsgroup, thanks to AG self-aggrandizement, which is apparently catching. # Looks like I may need something almost as simple as RedirectMatch 301 /blog(.*) /$1 for my problem. # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-17

@Shurakai I know exactly the feeling! Very creepy. # @jaygarmon *Raises hand* It would seem that there are at least two of us. # Baby reacts to red 40. It’s red 33 & blue 1 in Equate Tylenol equiv, and … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-16

@Ithildyn Happy birthday! # entertaining excessively wakeful baby # The girls are completely hooked on Underdog. My work here is done. # 81.1 and 68%? I’d have guessed higher on one or both. It feels brutal. # Hadn’t texted Deb … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-15

It’s an odd sort of thing to have been right about, since how “happy” should I really be that there WAS a housing bubble and excess lending? # It was obvious by 2003 when I started blogging and periodically mentioning … Continue reading

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Chuck Schumer

Could he be any more clueless?

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-14

Takes longer to invoice and e-mail client than it did to do the site update. # @MikeG1 Yeah, followed through to that after tweeting about the term. Very odd perspective. # Gotta get Sadie water and send her to bed. … Continue reading

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Debt Benefits

Here’s a new and different idea: Companies offering debt-related benefits, as opposed to the more traditional emphasis placed on retirement and other things. Because yes, it is distracting (remarkable that link is from 2002, when the good times still rolled … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-13

Fading fast despite that 7th mug of coffee. Need about an hour in isolation tank to work out RewriteRule & test. # Which makes it a good time for my back to hurt? It’s been behaving lately. # Deb & … Continue reading

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Avoid Discounting

Advice for marketing in touch times.

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-12

Henry ate an entire tortilla. On top of 4 small pear halves and a bunch of macaroni, not long after a previous meal. # Rolled & cooked 6 tortillas to have with eggs in them. Now have to do the … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-11

Kind of nice realizing we might panic and reassuring me they’re not selling. Shame about creepy neighbor making us want out. # Thought it’d be fun to confuse Deb when she goes to make coffee at 4 AM or so, … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-10

They’re burning in our yard tonight but smells like bale of pot, not wood. # Paying for no sleep last night. It’s time to start getting the couple hours of work done for the day and I’m a zombie. # … Continue reading

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Aversion, Phobia… Something Like That

Have you gotten more telephone averse with age? This is something I’ve written about before myself, or close to it, in reference to phone phobia. Even in times of no creditors, my heart leaps up into the roof of my … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-07-09

Internet Archive, AKA the wayback machine, totally rocks. # When faced with a reference to a PHP base class downloadable via svn, I am completely stumped in how to obtain the file. # That and I may have an easier … Continue reading

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