Monthly Archives: December 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-25

  • Max finally got Alice back for that hair-pulling incident in the library. On an unrelated note, they are now dancing with puppets. #SMAtuS #
  • Max drew a great picture of himself smiling in the middle of a tornado. #SMAtuS #
  • @mikecane The takeaway is: if you're commenting on weblog, make sure your comment is relevant. Not sure what the fuss is all about. in reply to mikecane #
  • Max, about Linsel's dog Oliver: At first when I met Oliver I was really nervous, but he turned out to be OK. #SMAtuSOL #
  • Last night I told the kids the story of Canta Slaus. He lives at the South Pole and delivers presents to all south of the equator. #SMAtuS #
  • If you want to stay on Alice's good side, don't call her a baby. Little Girl, I'm lookin' at you: "I Alice! I feisty! Watch out!" #SMAtuS #
  • THE CHILDREN OF THE SKY by Vernor Vinge: Leisurely and charming for a science fiction novel. #fridayreads #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-18

  • Survived yet another cookie party and lived (so far) to tell the tale! #
  • @HillaryJacques Soooo…. you magicked up this Twitter post? in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • @HillaryJacques Oh totally. I see, I see. So your Tweet O' Anguish was pro forma for all us non-magical digital plebeians? Kind of you. in reply to HillaryJacques #
  • Alice: But I wanted a meat stick like in pirate book. You know, pirate chicken. #SMAtuS #
  • @homebtwnpages @BookRiot Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco. in reply to homebtwnpages #
  • So proud of Max. He comforted a crying two year old who was missing his mama. Soon, the student will surpass the master. #SMAtuS #
  • Nothing's burned down yet. I consider that a success! Only scores of hours to go of temporary single parenthood! #SMAtuS #
  • Walking down the beach just talking about pirates with Alice. #SMAtuS #
  • The mornings are the hardest. Brain takes too long to boot up. Breakfast: the meal everyone hates here. Kids crazy goofy. #SMAtuS #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-11

  • @Bookish_Bitch http://t.co/vguE7tXN For what it's worth. in reply to Bookish_Bitch #
  • Max to Sarah and Alice: Have a good burrito you guys! They are yucky to me but I know you like them! #SMAtuS #
  • Wonderful essay on the long-neglected Tom Bombadil (who I've always had a soft spot for…) I mean, Evil TB!?! http://t.co/zHnzMosO #
  • Before reading books, Alice likes to put on her "reading clothes". (Reading clothes = pajamas) #SMAtuS #
  • Alice: "I no want to go with Alicia. Want go with daddy for hot tub." Awwwww. #SMAtuS #
  • Max, not wanting to stop hugging Sarah: "My arms are a circle!" #SMAtuS #
  • Alice: "I write my name with colored pencils." And then she made a different color for each of the five letters in her name. #SMAtuS #
  • @acornsandnuts http://t.co/AG8dJr9S Seriously. (Even though it neglects the guybrarians among us.) in reply to acornsandnuts #
  • @acornsandnuts Oh, I totally do! in reply to acornsandnuts #
  • Alice: Mommy all mine. Max at school. Ha ha ha! #SMAtuS #
  • Alice, of a frilly sweater: No way! I no wear that! It's not cool. I cool, mama. I a pirate you know. Max wear dat. Ha ha! #SMAtuS #
  • @shadalicious Mine too. in reply to shadalicious #
  • Alice, of her pirate toy: "I only share with pirate boy. His name ARRR. He need nap, mama. I lay down wiff him." Then read to him. #SMAtuS #
  • Max's friend at school was sick, so Max wrote him a very sweet get well card. #SMAtuS #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-12-04

  • Alice's three favorite bands: Emphatical Piratical (pirate song), Cat Stevens (do do do song), and Pizzicato 5 (go go dancer). #SMAtuS #
  • Alice: "Bye! I go back to my books!" and then she went back to her room. #SMAtuS #
  • Max wore a disguise. He thought it was so funny when I called him a strange little man, he spent the whole night not being Max. #SMAtuS #
  • I can't remember who I was telling about Werner Herzog reading Go the Fuck to Sleep, so I hope that person sees this! http://t.co/bZ3HqUgW #
  • Alice: Max! Draw me a snowman? Max: Yes, Alice, because I love you. Alice: With a pirate hat? Max: Okay. Alice: Thank you, Max! #SMAtuS #
  • THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi: I love LOVE that there are such things as "gogol pirates" in this novel. #
  • If you're in the neighborhood, the Phinney Community Center is doing its annual Giving Tree. Help make someone's Christmas so much better! #
  • AT SWIM-TWO-BIRDS by Flann O'Brien: I read this to Alice when she was 4-5 months old. Evokes STRONG memories reading it now. #fridayreads #
  • Max decided to write a book. 3 DAYS: NO DADDY! I'll be in Portland tonight and through the weekend, if anyone wants to hang out. #
  • @nfarina Congrats! And I got to read it when it was FREE! (I guess it still is… on your website?) in reply to nfarina #

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