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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-16

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  • This #ku game is a nail-biter. #
  • My wife to me: "You were not always an old man." Some help from my friends proving her wrong would be appreciated. #
  • @dN0t Shhhh….don't take her side. #
  • @dN0t CES treat you well? #
  • New post: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-09 http://traff.as/qk #
  • Midwest Internet Auction on Wednesday, Jan. 12 http://j.mp/g48tEo #
  • there is no such thing as vegan http://j.mp/es0d1r #
  • And there it is – the Verizon iPhone. #
  • Nice timing, Verizon, to put your iPhone 4 on your website the second it's announced. #
  • Guy gets DUI on scissor lift // http://traff.as/ql #
  • So Casablanca isn't about the White House? #
  • At least KU won. #
  • Sarah Palin Is Feeling Unjustly Blamed … http://t.co/BnpIIcP #
  • First day without cable – finally cut the cord. With over-the-air HD, @boxee, Hulu and Netflix, there's really nothing I'll miss. #
  • @dN0t Over Your Shoulder. #
  • @dN0t It might still be in there. #
  • Second major coffee spill today. I'm going to buy a sippy cup. #
  • Dear @lastfm,
    Thanks for not sucking like the competition.
    Aaron #
  • can't help falling wayward and down. #
  • It seems is_numberic isn't a valid PHP function. #
  • Benjamin Lafayette Sisko. #
  • Want to prove that you don't respect someone's time? Make a phone call. #
  • Oh, iTunes, why must you play Hungry Hippo with my system resources, gobbling up everything in sight? #
  • My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Slobberbone (2), Lucero (2) & Cory Branan (2) http://bit.ly/9P1d2t #
  • Well hello, weekend! #
  • I found out why my new clothes dryer wasn't getting hot. It's a gas dryer. #
  • @dN0t Any experience with the ESPN3 @boxee app? #
  • A purple wave. http://yfrog.com/h4qvucjj #
  • lives the dream. #
  • Why do they call it a unicorn? Why isn't it a unihorn? #
  • No, my wife, the Freddy from Queen was Freddy Mercury, not Freddy Asprilla. #
  • @traffase http://twitpic.com/3qefp8 – Can you make an apple martini? #
  • What's the difference between a reservation and call-ahead seating? #
  • Hangar One in Wichita has @tallgrassbeer Buffalo Sweat on tap! #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-09

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  • New post: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-02 http://traff.as/qj #
  • Just lost 1.5 TB of files to a computer crash. Ok, @mozy, let's see how good you are. #
  • Whoever thought video was a good way to present how-to documentation should be shot dead. #
  • Looking for a light, 7" Android tablet – which is the best upcoming product? #
  • Right and wrong is only trumped by correct and incorrect. #
  • ROFL // “@dailykos: Republicans discover Constitution a living document http://bit.ly/gPFEQj” #
  • Why the Mac App Store Sucks [Downloads] http://j.mp/hBv0rw #
  • Texas creationist McLeroy spins the educational disaster he created http://j.mp/e2XfH5 #
  • Wkly #lastfm artists: Tom Merritt, Becky Worley, Sarah Lane, Jason Howell (2), Wilco (1) & Ted Leo and The Pharmacists (1) http://bit.ly/9 #
  • Home is where the media center is. #
  • In Wichita less than a day and it already feels more like home than Manhattan ever did. #
  • @bpiflier Not sure – still trying to figure out why. #
  • I just ousted Garrett J. as the mayor of Kobe on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/cdTwLv #
  • I wish I were one-tenth as affable as my mother. #
  • Hey, Michigan. Yellow == cheap. Find a color that doesn't make you look like the Food 4 Less team. #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-02

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We’re moving to Wichita

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Last week, I wrote a post announcing that we had found a place in Pratt and would soon be moving there. It seems I spoke too soon.

Diane’s had a counter-offer from her existing employer that is much more attractive for a number of reasons, and so she’ll be keeping her job and operating out of her company’s Wichita office. Rather than Diane driving over 80 miles each way every day, we asked our new landlords in Pratt if they’d be willing to terminate our lease, which they graciously offered to do.

It’s funny how plans can change so dramatically so rapidly. I’m disappointed to be a little farther from Sharon and my friends in Pratt, but this situation will be much better for Diane and me in the long run.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-26

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Now an official resident of Pratt, Kansas

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Our new place in Pratt

It’s done. Diane and I have signed a lease for a duplex in Pratt. We spent yesterday looking for places and, after inspecting several places, finally found one we liked. It has significantly more space than our current duplex in Manhattan, and will end up being much more functional.

We’ll start moving in after next week.


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Last night we watched The Diplomat. It wasn’t a bad movie, but there wasn’t exactly a payoff. The Blu-ray was divided into two parts, and it was only once we got it back to the house that we realized it was a British TV production. I thought the movie was over once the first part was over, and it was disappointing to have to watch the second half.

Lucas, Christopher and I watched Tron: Legacy today at the theater. None of us had seen the original. I can say that it was much better than what I expected, having heard very disparaging things about it. Olivia Wilde‘s performance was a pleasant surprise. The value was in the effects, certainly, as the plot wasn’t exactly compelling.

Since we were entertained and intrigued by the sequel, we watched the original Tron this evening. That movie was silly, though would have been an enjoyable watch when I was in junior high.

I’m scheduled to start recording tomorrow with Andy. Looking forward to it.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

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