Monthly Archives: November 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-27

  • Max: If I had a robot dress, I would want to wear it all the time. #SMAtuS #
  • READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline: The whole thing's a love letter to the geeky 80s. Without reservation, my 30yo male friends will love it. #
  • DAMNED by Chuck Palahniuk: A 13-year old in Hell. I only hope my kids are this funny when they're 13. #
  • THE COLD COMMANDS by Richard K. Morgan: Was fine with blood & gore until the eye thing. Blurgh! Loved the barbarian-in-city angle, though. #
  • Apparently, Max has all the kids in his class making his dot-to-dot style treasure maps. Max the Trendsetter! #SMAtuS #
  • @beatitudes Hell, they're everything I don't want my children to be NOW. And they're 2 and 4. in reply to beatitudes #
  • Tonight Alice wanted nothing at dinner except articoke! (marinated artichoke) and crackers! Oh yeah, she was covered in beet juice, #SMAtuS #
  • Sarah: Alice you're kind of stinky. You need a bath. Alice: I no need a baff. I stinky pirate! Hee hee! #SMAtuS #
  • @HillaryJacques Say it isn't so! …… Well, at least I heard it first from a friend. in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @HillaryJacques I feel sad. I haven't read her books in years, but I had about a three year Anne McCaffrey reading period in my life. in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • We've discovered Alice loves pulling out pumpkin guts. #SMAtuS #
  • I'm thankful for so much I can't even list it all in 140 characters. Hyperbole? I think not! Esp. thankful 2011's almost done. What a year! #

Powered by Twitter Tools

Leave a Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-20

  • ALOHA FROM HELL by @Richard_Kadrey: I'll keep reading these, as long as he keeps writing 'em! Thanks for the good time, RK! #
  • @HillaryJacques It's a quick read… Or perhaps I'm a quick reader. Either way, fun stuff! in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • Words Max has written this morning (so far): GREAT, GHOST, GOO, GRAPE, GREEN, GOBLIN… Sensing a theme. #SMAtuS #
  • Alice: Bye Sweet Max! See you later! #SMAtuS #
  • Alice woke up this morning at 4am and demanded…. wait for it…. A PICKLE. Which she then ate. #SMAtuS #
  • According to Max, I don't have bloodshot eyes, I have a lot of "red thunder in my eyes". #SMAtuS #
  • Max: We must have a lot of water, because we live in WASHington! #SMAtuS #
  • Sometimes Alice wants to be alone. She went into her room to read. Max went in to see her, and she yelled: Hey! I reading! #SMAtuS #
  • Three cheers for the Trivial Convivialists! Who carried the night again with a monstrous first place! (Thanks Carol!) #SMAtuS #
  • @shadalicious Yeah, these are pretty much for the people who know them. 🙂 in reply to shadalicious #
  • Just finished Richard Morgan's THE COLD COMMANDS. Starting on Chuck Pahlahniuk's DAMNED next. #fridayreads #
  • Max: During the day the moon likes a banana, because you can't see that much of it. #SMAtuS #
  • I appreciated this thoughtful piece by Matt Taibbi on the OWS … movement (?) http://t.co/JOKQJfPx #
  • WHAT. THE. FUCK. AMERICA? http://t.co/FMQk4kCA #
  • Alice: Mama, I only [wear] pirate dresses, you know! (Asked about another dress) That yucky! No way! I only pirate dress! #SMAtuS #
  • This morning, Max is packing to go on a trip to visit Brian and Jamilah! (First we've heard of it. 🙂 #SMAtuS #

Powered by Twitter Tools

Leave a Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-13

  • I think Max is teaching himself how to read. With very little encouragement from us. Apart from the constant reading, that is. #SMAtuS #
  • I suspect, in time, ALL the cool kids will be doing Alice's "pirate dance". #SMAtuS #
  • Sarah's a real mensch for trying to explain acronyms to Max before 8am this morning. That's an afternoon activity! #SMAtuS #
  • In less than two weeks, Max's new school has had a profoundly positive effect on his self-esteem and confidence. I'm so happy! #SMAtuS #
  • @beatitudes It really really really is! 🙂 in reply to beatitudes #
  • @HillaryJacques Pre-school. We had him in another one that wasn't doing it for him. With the new one, night and day! in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • ALL ART IS PROPAGANDA by George Orwell: He's a breath of fresh air. Also, an essay on Dickens! #fridayreads #
  • What a delightful poem: "As If" by J. Allyn Rosser … – The Atlantic http://t.co/0BSPR7pk #

Powered by Twitter Tools

Leave a Comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-11-06

  • @HillaryJacques Awww shucks in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @instapaper Running iOS 4.2.1 on an old 3G. Can't keep Instapaper from crashing. Get the sense I'm out of luck. True? #
  • @bvanderveen Well, for me, the margins are broken with Firefox + vertical tabs…. So sad. Have to put together some kind of hack to fix. in reply to bvanderveen #
  • HABIBI by Craig Thompson: Wow. He's come a long way since BLANKETS… #
  • THE TWELFTH ENCHANTMENT by David Liss: That giant tortoise is TOTALLY the rifle on the mantelpiece! #
  • Send positive thoughts Max's way on his first day at a new school! #SMAtuS #
  • Don't play air hockey with Alice. She will CRUSH you. Fair warning. #SMAtuS #
  • Alice: Penguins! I want to snuggle them! #SMAtuS #
  • Note to self: Treasure this moment! Alice would rather hang out with me than with her friends! Hotcha! #SMAtuS #
  • In one way, the Google Reader redesign is a good thing. I'm far more productive now that I've stopped using it… #
  • @HillaryJacques It's pretty bad… Just aesthetically displeasing. So much so that I don't really want to use it. in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • MISTBORN: THE FINAL EMPIRE by B Sanderson: A woman as fantasy novel protagonist? Well, bless my stars! The love interest is hapless to boot! #
  • Oh yeah, forgot to tag that last as #fridayreads (Mistborn v1 by Brandon Sanderson) #
  • Had a dream/nightmare last night about economic catastrophe consuming the world, woke up relieved it was just a dream… oh wait. #SMAtuS #
  • Turntable.fm == the best way to discover new music since the early days of eMusic. Check it out! #
  • Alice: "I like to kick in my purple pirate boots! Ha ha!" And then she probably bit some poor kid. #SMAtuS #
  • @HillaryJacques Um. Methinks I don't want to know? in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @QuanLy212 Yeah… The dream was kind of redundant. Which I thought even as I was dreaming it. in reply to QuanLy212 #
  • @HillaryJacques Crazy people? Moose? Flaming hobos? (Is that why they're flaming? or is the glitter?) (Been a long week, if you can't tell) in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @HillaryJacques Oh goodie! in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @HillaryJacques Fictional cannon-fodder inspiration? in reply to HillaryJacques #

Powered by Twitter Tools

Leave a Comment

Filed under Uncategorized