Monthly Archives: December 2008

Twitter Updates for 2008-12-31

That scream you heard was me, when I sneezed and my back objected. Hope the back settles by time for work in AM. # While pounding a tank of hot water on the area of back:shoulder blade to relax it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

To my cousin Billy, who is 49 today.

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-30

1st is indeed a day off. 3:30 start again tomorroww. 2.5 hrs or so today is prob what’ll be norm. # Glad snow isn’t amounting to much. Yet. So driving was ok. # Decided not to lay down for more … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-29

Coinage: I’ve often thought my ideal lifestyle would be somewhat Gunderlesque. # Kid baths & shower for me, maybe a few more dishes, mostly back to the reference letter. Needs another paragraph & to be on letterhead. # I have … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-28

@EternalWanderer There are worse deaths than shock, no? # Managed to salvage the living room from Christmas. Not so good on the kitchen, but started and had already made progress before today. # I should go back to sleep. Need … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-27

Whole new world. Most seasonal ppl already gone. Peak was low this year so it is closer to norm already. # Weird. Somehow the rubber part of the driver side wiper blade went away completely. Glad it wasn’t downpoury. # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-26

@Shurakai Why yes, yes you do. Even the non-musical commentary is cool. # Got massive sleep. Feel like I could continue as long again to be sated. If I go to sleep early tonight should be on track. # Dismayed … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-25

Sleep would have been good, but this was a fun one, with the kids now old enough to grok it better. # Is it wrong of me to suggest Valerie and Sadie name their new dolls Kaylee and Inara? # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-24

I think I’ll be ready for Christmas to arrive in about a year. That works, right? # This AM I told Deb I got s-t-o-c-k-i-n-g s-t-u-f-f-e-r-s. Afterward Sadie told her I’d gotten “stocking stuff.” Who taught her to spell? # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-23

Apparently Netflix is barfing people’s queue contents into endless streams of tweets now? # Horrible DVD played on computer OK. Tried DVD player again, bad getting past 1st screen & menu loaded, then worked, didn’t freeze this time. # Interestingly, … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-22

Good samaritan who plowed the bank of slush and ice chunks from end of our and next door driveways: THANK YOU! # Feeling rushed suddenly for crazy midnight shift at FredCo. Sad that gift Dr. Horrible DVD is defective & … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-21

There’s a Chipotle in Dedham? I thought there were none anywhere near MA. Makes it easier to try, someday. # @shartlen @Shurakai, my brother, loves them and taunts us with his frequent Chipotle dining, claiming we’re really missing out. # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-20

3 Of us rocked the driveway spotless in under an hour. 6 Inches and counting. Mostly 2 of us. # Weirdest shift ever. 2 Trailers, not here yet at 4 so we had a big safety meeting. # Was to … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-19

One of our totally cool readers/online friends mailed us a package of art supply presents for the kids! # Speaking of which, I should go drag them out of the bath. If I can move, having overstuffed myself. # On … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-18

Shocked the kids are all dressed for bed so early. Henry should go right out. He fell asleep on kitchen floor minutes before supper. # Woke back up just in time. Looked like he was relaxing back to sleep in … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-17

Apparently both girls have decided Beauty and the Beast is the Best Movie Ever. Nice to see them be that discerning. # Trouble with Sadie laying down with me and bringiong a book is she reads and comments aloud. # … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-16

Looks like 2nd wk in row of Chuck refs to my fave xmas movie ever, Die Hard. # Forgot to hit EP on the frickin VCR when I told it to record, so 2 hrs & 5 mins was too … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-15

Don’t feel like I got half the substantial sleep I got. Way too much to do today. Trick’ll be simply to start, anywhere. # @chucksimmins Of course he won’t. It’ll be clean slate in that regard. Bush? Depends on status … Continue reading

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Link Test

This is a test post in which I try putting a a href=http://blogblivion.com target=_blanklink/a using w.bloggar, which changes to the hosting had been causing not to work (with any offline blog editor). This is only a test.

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-14

Over 10 hours of sleep! Punctuated only by the 2 AM alarm, oops. # @abigvictory Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives. Method for having multi drives act as single larger drive & not lose data if one fails. # @abigvictory The … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-13

Beef stew was totally worth the effort. Kids would’ve eaten it well even without their straw bowls for sucking up the liquid. # Everything is better in a straw bowl, doncha know. # @danabrit Not yet, but we can’t afford … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-12

Hooray for money. Guess I’d better ask about the alleged 1 month raise though. # Monsoons almost made me late with treacherous highway ponds and all. We rocked to get done already. 4:15 today. # I can’t stand people who … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-11

Just a min or 2 shy of 4.5 hrs. Thought it’d be 8 when I pinched out bc supervisor exclaimed it almost 8 a while ago. # We start at 2:30 AM instead of 3 effectibe prob Wednesday. Up 1000+ … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-10

@neatlytangled Got a traveling cleanup to arrange with our favorite lawyer, e-mail just in. Too bad he missed weekend window. # 4 hrs is good. Waking up t the time I should leave is bad. I assumed 3 start time. … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-09

2 Salt & vinegar chips = giving the boy benadryl just to be sure. Small amount of milk product in them. Possibly other stuff could matter. # Alarm starts going off in an hour and 47 minutes. Work starts in … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-08

Killed my 22 yo computer desk standing on it to try to feed net cable through ceiling & wall to Deb’s computer in next room. Oops. # Desk went with me to 9 dwellings. Actually, think it can be fixed … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-07

Trying to relax a few w/o falling rest of way asleep. Still need to wait for giant apple crisp to cool more & fill/run dishwasher. # This is catchup night for sleep. Have hours of stuff in AM between getting … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-06

Silly baby had me pinned, wanting to go to sleep for the night, then got antsy, got down & is now griping about unintelligible. # Over 4 hrs to end the week. Nearly got knocked out. Amazed my nose isn’t … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-05

Seem to have gotten sick. Hope it doesn’t last/get worse. 3:16 seems to be the new normal start time. # Managed to unload an entire trailer at start of shift in ok time despite ugh, then got mostly floor work. … Continue reading

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-04

The 15 month old actually dumped dustpan loads into the trash for me tonight. They’d shredded tissue paper. # Sadly the bulb in our tree died. Little one with fiber optic lighting. Motor turns multicolor disk, white light shines through. … Continue reading

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