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April 2009

Stream o' consciousness for April 30th

in me, Me, ME!
twitter (feed #10)
@pricechris Glad you liked, Chris! I didn’t know that [#]
8:20pm via Twitter
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@pricechris … didn’t know "Rheinhardt" existed until I geolocated on Twitter. I thought it was East Dallas. [#]
8:21pm via Twitter
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One good thing about newsletter night is that it gives me an excuse to blast good tunes and hang with the cats (who live in the home ofc). [#]
8:24pm via Twitter
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8:45pm via Generic
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9:06pm via Generic
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RT @damianmann: Did Obama tell me to wash my pig’s hands? I passed out during that part. [#]
9:17pm via Twitter
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Love our dbases. First time to drop in a "More disease news" box and had enough current for it to work. News>Impending doom ready to go. [#]
9:58pm via Twitter
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Part of PN special sauce: Photos in comments. Love our users: http://is.gd/vv7V [#]
10:11pm via Twitter
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Late night work is far more palatable when your wife brings you fresh toast and a hot Cubano coffee. [#]
10:28pm via Twitter
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11:27pm via Generic
generic (feed #7)
11:30pm via Generic
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 85 songs.
11:47pm via Last.fm
blog (feed #1)
1:01am via orrenmedia.com
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Ugh. This week’s PegNewsletter was like giving birth, but with a sangria epidural. Still, proud of it: http://eepurl.com/9Mn [#]
1:25am via Twitter
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http://twitpic.com/4a29j – The beauty of a news database taxonomy mixed with a sense of humor: [#]
11:56am via Twitter
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RT @Digidave "Content is an order of magnitude harder than technology with an order less upside." http://is.gd/vw78 (Truedat.) [#]
11:58am via Twitter
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@prestonjones Last time I saw Earle @ Lakewood was on aborted tour with McCourys. Lots of angry folks expecting different show. Good times. [#]
12:49pm via Twitter
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People, it’s just the flu for chrissakes! (FW cancels MayFest, Christmas and the quadracentennial): http://is.gd/vFZz [#]
2:15pm via Twitter
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@mikebullock No, FW Mayfest canceled due to mass hysteria and fearmongering. [#]
2:35pm via Twitter
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My god! People are driving with their windows open! Don’t they know we’re supposed to be under quarantine? (Closing door, grabbing ducttape) [#]
2:37pm via Twitter
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@iJuli Yes. They did cancel Mayfest: http://is.gd/vGuX #swineflu [#]
3:00pm via Twitter
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@johnrobinson "Kick your butt?" That is SO Greensboro. Makes me homesick. *Sniff* [#]
3:01pm via Twitter
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3:35pm via Generic
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In which I finally lose it and rant about all the cowardly swine flu cancellations: http://is.gd/vGX4 [#]
3:36pm via Twitter
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@johnrobinson Texans just don’t water it down to "kick butt." [#]
3:37pm via Twitter
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@TreyGarrison Heh. I think we simulposted: http://is.gd/vGX4 [#]
3:38pm via Twitter
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Comment o’ the day on PN: "Just because us Mexicans brought over the pig flu, they want to punish us by taking away Cinco de Mayo! " [#]
4:06pm via Twitter
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RT @pegasusnews Pretty sure foolish cancelations will outstrip ability to keep up. Disclaimer on events. Follow doom tag: http://is.gd/vHyv [#]
4:30pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@budkennedy Does this letter help clear it up? See update: http://is.gd/vGuX [#]
5:19pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 64 songs.
5:27pm via Last.fm

Stream o' consciousness for April 30th

in me, Me, ME!
googlereader (feed #8)
12:39am via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
@williamedia is that same five guys as in Philly? [#]
1:31am via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
6:01am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
Not sure which I’m enjoying more: new Booker T. or new Bob Dylan. [#]
12:58pm via Twitter
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Interstitial ad on path to unsubscribe from your spam? "Successful Meetings Mag" FAIL [#]
3:47pm via Twitter
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Alex subscribes to your RSS and picks what’s relevant. If you have something special you want to make sure we post, send an email… [#]
5:01pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
… if we take too much (unlikely), tell us to cool it. [#]
5:01pm via Twitter
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… for ex., wouldn’t pick up Wed. roundup. Probably pick up RIP Soundtrack; definitely pick up longer local pieces… [#]
5:03pm via Twitter
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Crap. No [#]
5:04pm via Twitter
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FAIL 🙂 [#]
5:04pm via Twitter
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OSX version of Lounge needs UI work for direct messages. Sorry to all for incoherent posts meant to be a DM to a new content partner. [#]
5:13pm via Twitter
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RT @timmytyper Message to all PR people: do NOT send PDFs to bloggers. Ever used the cut and paste functions on your computer? Yeah, that. [#]
6:19pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 42 songs.
8:35pm via Last.fm
googlereader (feed #8)
9:01pm via Google Reader
googlereader (feed #8)
10:34pm via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
@bretthoerner Proposed national anthem: "Shoot First and Run Like Hell" by Nashville Pussy (just played in shuffle) [#]
10:57pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Thinking all those kids with canceled activities should get extra reading assignments. Camus? Stephen King? What else? [#]
11:15pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 29th

in me, Me, ME!
twitter (feed #10)
@njslaughter Nice to hear. And we’re about to take another leap that we hope will make it much more so. Relaunch is about 6 weeks away. [#]
4:04am via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 84 songs.
4:16am via Last.fm
generic (feed #6)
4:25am via Generic
twitter (feed #10)
RT @brettmckay: who would have thought in 2009 big news would be pirates, swine flu, & tea parties. welcome back to 18th century. [#]
4:33am via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
4:57am via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
@EricCeleste I believe it was Nathan JR. Who needed Huggies. Or was it jammies with Yodas and shit? [#]
1:05pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Health alert: Beware of ugly ducklings. Hidden carriers of the swan flu. [#]
1:24pm via Twitter
googlereader (feed #8)
5:38pm via Google Reader
googlereader (feed #8)
5:52pm via Google Reader
twitter (feed #10)
Just joined a twibe. Visit http://twibes.com/HyperLocalNewsPublishers to join [#]
9:56pm via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 10 songs.
10:04pm via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Just joined a twibe. Visit http://twibes.com/dfw to join [#]
10:10pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Just joined a twibe. Visit http://twibes.com/TexasMusic to join [#]
10:11pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Going to play poker for the first time in more than a year. Charity game, so a TV and other fabulous prizes at stake. [#]
10:20pm via Twitter
generic (feed #6)
10:26pm via Generic
twitter (feed #10)
RT @lindydreyer: @Google tested 40 different colors of blue for links. Red-blue tested better than green-blue. $10mil better. #09ntc [#]
11:46pm via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 27th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
8:01pm via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
mikeorren: @TerryHeaton Which paper closed? [#]
9:35pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
mikeorren: RT @njslaughter Blown away! @pegasusnews becomes something amazing when you get an account. I thought it was an online newspaper. [#]
10:36pm via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Mike RT @njslaughter Blown away! @pegasusnews becomes something amazing when you get an account. I thought it was an online newspaper.
10:36pm via Facebook
twitter (feed #10)
mikeorren: @njslaughter So what do you think it becomes? And thanks for the kind words… [#]
10:36pm via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
mikeorren: Inbox zero achieved. To-do pile infinite still a problem. [#]
10:37pm via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Mike Inbox zero achieved. To-do pile infinite still a problem.
10:37pm via Facebook
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 80 songs.
10:38pm via Last.fm

Stream o' consciousness for April 27th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
googlereader (feed #8)
googlereader (feed #8)
twitter (feed #10)
"They call it stormy Monday…" [#] 7:21am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:21am | via Facebook

Mike "They call it stormy Monday…"

twitter (feed #10)
http://twitpic.com/42kzy – do not mess this guy. he’s the doorman to the gates of hell. (via @JoostTX) [#] 7:25am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:25am | via Facebook

Mike http://twitpic.com/42kzy – do not mess this guy. he’s the doorman to the gates of hell. (via @JoostTX).

generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 11:20am | via Generic

Proof that social media works and that Allison V. Smith is awesome: Square Pegs

googlereader (feed #8)
blog (feed #1)
Published The wedding toast 12:01pm | via orrenmedia.com
twitter (feed #10)
RT @pegasusnews Proof that social media works and that Allison V. Smith is awesome: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/dcon9q [#] 12:51pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:51pm | via Facebook

Mike RT @pegasusnews Proof that social media works and that Allison V. Smith is awesome: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/dcon9q.

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 63 songs. 5:21pm | via Last.fm
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:33pm | via Facebook

Mike "How the he’ll can a person go to work in the morning, and come home in the evening an have nothing to say?"

twitter (feed #10)
"How the hell can a person go to work in the morning, and come home in the evening an have nothing to say?" [#] 6:34pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:34pm | via Facebook

Mike "How the hell can a person go to work in the morning, and come home in the evening an have nothing to say?"

twitter (feed #10)
iPhone autocorrect, tweetie and multitasking are a match made in purgatory. [#] 6:36pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:36pm | via Facebook

Mike iPhone autocorrect, tweetie and multitasking are a match made in purgatory.

The wedding toast

in Fam/me, Me, ME!

houstonworthy2
Man and dog on the eve of the wedding

My best pal, Houston Joost, got married this weekend. I had the privilege of serving as best man. It was an amazing weekend, and I’m thrilled for him and for Jenn Joost (nee’ Keeney).
My toast went over pretty well, so I thought I’d save it for posterity here. Note that I didn’t read this word for word, but it was in the ballpark. I generally prefer speaking extemporaneously, but in this case I needed something to fall back on if when I got choked up.
So here ’tis. I meant every word:
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Stream o' consciousness for April 26th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #10)
Having what must be best brunch in Philly @ Mixto on Pine St. Sparkling sangria, chorizo, eggs, fried plantain, ceviche http://bit.ly/C3KMS [#] 11:39am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:39am | via Facebook

Mike Having what must be best brunch in Philly @ Mixto on Pine St. Sparkling sangria, chorizo, eggs, fried plantain, ceviche http://bit.ly/C3KMS.

googlereader (feed #8)
twitter (feed #10)
I thought #americanairlines couldn’t alienate/piss me off more after the 500 mile gold status fiasco. I was wrong. [#] 1:12pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:12pm | via Facebook

Mike I thought #americanairlines couldn’t alienate/piss me off more after the 500 mile gold status fiasco. I was wrong.

twitter (feed #10)
OpenStreetMaps in Dallas next weekend. If you’re into maps, software, GIS, or outdoors then check it http://bit.ly/dosm (via @njslaughter) [#] 5:51pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 5:51pm | via Facebook

Mike OpenStreetMaps in Dallas next weekend. If you’re into maps, software, GIS, or outdoors then check it http://bit.ly/dosm (via @njslaughter).

Stream o' consciousness for April 25th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:15am | via Facebook

Mike Portrait of the man and his dog on the eve of the wedding. Must shake off hangover and commence best man duties. http://twitpic.com/3yr43.

twitter (feed #10)
Portrait of the man and his dog on the eve of the wedding. Must shake off hangover and commence best man duties. http://twitpic.com/3yr43 [#] 10:15am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Young now. Check. Wild now. Check. Free. Check. Clearly magic power of the music is in me. #triumph [#] 10:32am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:32am | via Facebook

Mike Young now. Check. Wild now. Check. Free. Check. Clearly magic power of the music is in me. #triumph.

twitter (feed #10)
The groom awaits his fate. @joosttx http://twitpic.com/3zczx [#] 2:11pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:11pm | via Facebook

Mike The groom awaits his fate. @joosttx http://twitpic.com/3zczx.

twitter (feed #10)
@gapingvoid Be careful with mapping retailers for wine. TABC no likey. For real. [#] 6:04pm | via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 24th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
googlereader (feed #8)
googlereader (feed #8)
twitter (feed #10)
Quote of day: Groom’s senior relatives hollering down from tour bus: "We don’t care about no Rodin. We’re from the South." [#] 11:05am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:05am | via Facebook

Mike Quote of day: Groom’s senior relatives hollering down from tour bus: "We don’t care about no Rodin. We’re from the South."

Stream o' consciousness for April 23rd

in me, Me, ME!
twitter (feed #10)
Slobberbone is reuniting for a short midwest tour in August. This bodes well for the rock. (via @old97s) [#] 7:52pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:52pm | via Facebook

Mike Slobberbone is reuniting for a short midwest tour in August. This bodes well for the rock. (via @old97s).

generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 9:22pm | via Generic

Questionable ad of the day: Burger King’s "SpongeBob Got Back": Square Pegs

twitter (feed #10)
Will say it again. Me amo a @mailchimp. (http://mailchimp.com) [#] 9:58pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 9:58pm | via Facebook

Mike Will say it again. Me amo a @mailchimp. (http://mailchimp.com).

twitter (feed #10)
When they aren’t doing disco, the Bee Gees are not awful. #itunesshufflingoutofcontrol [#] 10:07pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:07pm | via Facebook

Mike When they aren’t doing disco, the Bee Gees are not awful. #itunesshufflingoutofcontrol.

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 46 songs. 10:17pm | via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Done for the week. Off to see that @joosttx gets properly hitched. [#] 10:54pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:54pm | via Facebook

Mike Done for the week. Off to see that @joosttx gets properly hitched.

blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #10)
When I told airport Friday’s waitress that every day should start with a bloody Mary, she laughed as though I was joking. Strange… [#] 8:10am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:10am | via Facebook

Mike When I told airport Friday’s waitress that every day should start with a bloody Mary, she laughed as though I was joking. Strange…

twitter (feed #10)
RT @jayrosen_nyu The 50,000 subscribers plan never made sense, but the ex-Rocky journalists refused to believe it. Why? http://tr.im/jvAG [#] 8:58am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:58am | via Facebook

Mike RT @jayrosen_nyu The 50,000 subscribers plan never made sense, but the ex-Rocky journalists refused to believe it. Why? http://tr.im/jvAG.

twitter (feed #10)
@joosttx On same plane with your parents. [#] 9:40am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Theory: AA punishing me for gold status lapse. Group 6? AFTER the murderers, pedophiles and standbys. #castesystem [#] 9:42am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 9:42am | via Facebook

Mike Theory: AA punishing me for gold status lapse. Group 6? AFTER the murderers, pedophiles and standbys. #castesystem.

twitter (feed #10)
@dgouldin Storage is issue. Bins were full and I had to check bag. 2nd benefit is not having to crawl over peeps to get to windowseat. [#] 2:03pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
My Twitter personality: popular inquisitive cautious My style: garrulous coherent POET http://twanalyst.com/mikeorren [#] 3:12pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 3:12pm | via Facebook

Mike My Twitter personality: popular inquisitive cautious My style: garrulous coherent POET http://twanalyst.com/mikeorren.

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