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  Friday, November 30, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #26

08:24 talking #

08:35 dropped of moira's xc90 #

09:27 quick trip on barrier's shuttle back to MS #

09:46 Reading Silverlight 1.1 is now Silverlight 2.0 : www.urlfix.com/u/8584 #

11:42 New Giant Microbes : tinyurl.com/2xmbob #

13:25 had to find building 112 - it was hiding #

14:10 one hour into three hour meeting #

15:02 starting to snooze. someone needs to poke the speaker #

15:08 @mspecht - now you're talking. donuts. yum #

15:25 mind drifting to donuts..... #

15:57 going to get some donuts - ciao #

16:37 picked up donuts and moira's car #

18:29 brrrrr - feeling the cold #

19:22 Webkinz is "crack for kids" - www.tinyurl.com/2mcfsb #

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  Thursday, November 29, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #25

07:42 revising hand signals before my driving test #

08:53 passed driving test' #

09:33 i'm a licensed driver in washington #

11:38 celebrating 100 days in my job. i think i will get some pizza #

15:23 encoding silverlight videos #

16:30 @Jagath - hard to compare as i am not in australia. i <3 my TyTNII #

16:30 encoding done. looks spiffy #

16:32 checking shipping status of KIndle on Amazon - says its coming soon #

16:42 off to get stuff at safeway : bread, muffins, elbow macaroni and mineral water #

16:43 the last twitter is my shopping list reminder reminder #

19:02 taking the night off to watch tv. #

23:02 brian is nick's half-brother. yup, we saw it coming too #

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  Wednesday, November 28, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #24

07:49 brrrrrr. clear cold morning. no snow outside #

08:08 @kerner : ive had a chumby for a month now. been a really good experience. #

09:27 finally sat the written test for my drivers licence. tomorrow it's the driving test #

09:47 @brucery - LOL. i got 2 answers wrong in the witten test, so i am happy. tomorrow will be the rest test! #

10:24 expenses done! #

12:56 grilled chicken caeser salad for lunch - it's kinda healthy #

16:55 optimus prime is in the house #

17:13 playing with latest gadget - USB Leather Hand Strap. tinyurl.com/ysjnka #

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  Tuesday, November 27, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #23

08:07 Back to work after Thanksgiving weekend break. #

08:34 brrr - it's a chilly one this morning. #

09:19 @davidlem - turkey was yummy. #

11:51 getting ready for another conference call. still feeling the chill #

12:41 conference call ended early. lunch time!!! #

13:24 happy days. dixie's BBQ ifor lunch. 'the man' warmed me up #

16:20 meetings, meetings, meetings - ive been in lots of meetings today #

17:20 @mcscary & @OffBeatMammal - feels like Melbourne to me #

17:23 heading home for heroes. 2 more episodes to go #

22:14 avoiding sending out Heroes spoilers. finale next week. Hiro and Peter cross paths. #

22:16 snow on the mountains. kids getting excited. #

22:32 watching news about i-90 being closed. snow makes driving slippery #

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  Monday, November 26, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #22

10:58 staying away from email and Blogs. 4 days of rest #

13:43 stopping at Burgermaster #

16:24 shimmying to Hairspray on dvd #

19:08 created a channel of just clock and weather for my chumby, he's going to sit next to me in my boudoir #

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  Sunday, November 25, 2007

Attack of the Movies

Thanksgiving.

A time of spending time with family, giving thanks, eating and going to see the blockbusters at the movies.

    

I've take the kids to see a bunch of movies over the last few days

It's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it


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My Tweets De Jour #21

10:52 making plans to go see Beowulf in Digital 3D #

18:16 revisiting DOCTOR WHO series 3 on DVD #

19:40 vegging out watching dvds #

21:46 enjoying a ninja warrior marathon #

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  Saturday, November 24, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #20

13:23 taking my little ones to see Enchanted. still feeling thankful #

18:50 in a tryptophan coma #

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  Thursday, November 22, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #19

07:12 omg - it's below zero! #

07:13 into the office early to coordinate a call with all my peeps #

07:36 kindle ordered - i couldnt resist #

07:48 wow - just spotted myself on twitterposter.com/ #

09:39 eating a muffin - yum yum #

09:44 @jowyang - i bought one. #

11:05 brrr - it's still chilly and the sun is out #

13:54 finding out about Masaru Emoto and his Miraculous Messages from Water - tinyurl.com/8zrcj #

14:14 Status: 500 Internal Server Error Content-Type: text/html 500 Internal Server Error #

17:12 ZOMG - Hanna Montana was on Oprah. I hope Moira recorded it for me, umm i mean for Emma #

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  Wednesday, November 21, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #18

09:06 wandering the silent corridorss of blg 18 #

10:35 getting frustrated #

11:44 preparing a presentation #

15:36 making some quick phone calls #

15:47 trying to conquer my inbox #

15:48 @chass - my pleasure. thank you @jorke #

16:31 @GrumpyWookie - you dont want to know what book we're talking about #

19:49 getting things done at home. #

20:38 finally putting my feet up. #

20:38 dr house on soon #

22:29 secretly eating kettle corn. dont tell moira #

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  Tuesday, November 20, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #17

07:40 driving rigo to school. i hope i dont get lost #

11:33 jumping onto a conf call #

11:54 thinking about lunch. i could go a shepherd's pie right about now #

12:06 thinking if i shld get a kindle #

12:12 @andrewbarnett - it looks like a computer from the 70s #

12:45 brrr - it's chilly today #

12:59 @artywah - thx for the offer, but im happy here. i will turn up the heat and put on a beanie #

13:12 if i could get The SMH or The Age onto a Kindle, how cool would that be #

15:42 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium - that's a mouthful #

18:14 getting dinner for the kids - moira is feeling sick and tired #

18:15 @andrewtobin - stop being so rational and logical. #

19:29 pizza for kids. check. cleanup check. time for CHUCK and then HEROES #

22:08 HEROES - OMG. im going to watch it again now. #

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  Sunday, November 18, 2007

On This Day : Nov18

On this day...

November 18: Independence Day in Latvia (1918), National Day in Oman (1940) .

Haakon VII of Norway

More events on this day...


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My Tweets De Jour #15

08:51 going for pancakes #

09:40 greenhorn, tenderfoot, Cheechako - which am i? #

09:45 waiting for my pancakes. where are they? #

10:03 overheard at pancake place - 'i would love to get my hands on a chumby'. #

10:13 moira informs me i have to move more stuff today. wtf #

11:21 strangly enough, i find myself inside a bank on a saturday #

20:06 finally watched SiCKO #

22:36 checking out the new Chirp screensaver #

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  Saturday, November 17, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #14

07:31 7am confcall. eating breakfast while listening #

08:24 enjoying the cold wet grey miserable day. reminds me of melbourne in july #

09:09 in a mtg with a cast of 1000s #

09:28 pivoting #

09:41 pivoting frameworks with batons - BINGO! #

13:32 doing some interviews for an internal video #

14:02 waiting to meet up with Buzz #

15:11 had a coffee with the one and only buzz bruggerman. i feel a better person because of it #

16:42 @cameronreilly - a true national treasure. we're going to have a great time #

16:44 thinking that chumby Izzle kizzle, fo' schizzle #

17:21 wow-it got dark quickly #

20:19 Lookingt at Twittle, a Simple Twitter Client for Windows Mobile. www.jonk.org/twittle/ #

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  Friday, November 16, 2007

I <3 CHUMBY

I have a Chumby

I call it LittleFrankie


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My Tweets De Jour #13

08:13 2nd conf call of the day and it's only 8am #

08:16 just noticed little frankle is only showing the time. my chumby lost connection #

10:04 i am such a dummy. i spilt coffee on myself and guess what? it was HOT #

10:26 twittering borked on direct messages. or is it me? #

11:48 im going to yumcha, or as they call it here - dimsum. ftw! #

11:58 @chass jeem. come down #

12:03 @chass im at jeem. come down #

13:27 stuck in #

15:02 @chass - nintendogs, animal crossing #

17:25 imagining @davidlem in an optimus prime outfit #

17:43 busy day. lots of visitors from the "old country" #

18:10 busy day - seen lots of folks from the "old country" #

18:13 twitter seems better now, but missing some features #

19:47 chumby is connecting again. good to see Little Frankie hard at work #

19:48 Join the campaign to make @davidlem dress as Optimus Prime! blogs.msdn.com/davidlem/ #

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  Thursday, November 15, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #12

07:06 It's now 3 months that I have been in the US of A #

07:06 brrrr - it's a cold one this morning #

07:19 heading downtown - to the corner of Third and Cherry #

08:45 made it safe downtown #

10:49 craving coffee #

13:56 chowder for lunch #

15:44 Gone bowing #

16:48 feeling sore. i fell over while bowling and now i have bumps and bruises #

18:17 looking for sympathy - i really hurt myself when i fell #

18:27 @cameronreilly - yup i will see buzz on friday #

19:00 watching ninja warrior 19 #

19:01 @nickbeau - i have wii bowled and it rocks #

19:49 looking forward to Beowulf movie #

20:20 wondering if i have restless leg disease ? #

20:31 @cblake - or could it be we're becoming old #

20:32 thinking i shld go to bed #

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  Wednesday, November 14, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #11

07:18 woohoo - we didnt loose power overnight and no trees crashed into our house #

08:39 upgrading zune #

09:07 @cameronreilly - haha haha haha haha haha haha you crack me up #

09:20 @bkealey - as a matter of fact Y! have an office in Bellevue #

13:36 rolling from meeting to meeting #

17:02 gone to pick up #1 son #

19:26 feeling weary #

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  Tuesday, November 13, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #10

07:08 @chlong - yes i am. see you soon. i hope you packed your winter woolies #

07:36 Google Acquiring Sprint? preposterous! tinyurl.com/ynucwn #

10:02 starting on the pile of work ahead of me #

10:53 meandering to a meeting #

13:23 had lunch with @gwillis and @jorke - we met the man #

15:25 learnt a new term "Reductio ad absurdum" tinyurl.com/cxod6 now looking for a chance to use it #

15:27 @seanodmvp - depends on who is doing the viewing #

15:33 @chass - where r u? sydney?? #

17:02 wind gusts over 100mph? crazy weather #

17:23 registering myself on the National Do Not Call Registry : www.donotcall.gov/ #

18:14 taking the little munchkins to get some new webkinzs. there;s one for you too @ozziesterling. #

18:53 getting ready for Heroes #

22:09 oh yes - heroes rocked. and only 3 episodes left. wtf? wga! #

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  Monday, November 12, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #9

11:31 moving furniture from the kids room to the garage (where the boxes were yesterday) #

12:00 enough with the moving! taking the kids to see Fred Claus #

14:46 @mspecht - snap! i had the same #

15:05 Oo-ee, oo-ah-ah, ting-tang, walla-walla, bing-bang #

15:11 @wickedboy @trib - im excited about upcoming alvin & the chipmunks movie #

16:45 add faketonygreig #

16:56 wow - it got dark quickly #

18:06 excited - i have some freddo frogs coming from downunder for me and the kids #

18:42 sitting down with the kids to watch The Wizard of Oz #

19:24 Lions, Tigers & Bears, Oh my! #

20:12 there is no such thing as an iPoddy #

20:47 watching Curb Your Enthusiasm #

21:21 lois kills stewie? #

21:29 @wickedboy - stewie rocks. just ask @davidlem #

21:43 simulation over. #

22:23 beware the windy winds #

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  Sunday, November 11, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #8

08:47 Going to get some Saturday morning bagels #

11:39 Going to burien to visit the Australian Pie Co #

12:03 mmm lamingtons, meat pies and sausage rolls #

14:36 moving 67 boxes from one side of the garage to the other #

17:49 surf's up #

18:33 trying to decide between Ninja Warrior on G4TV or a DVD #

22:07 seeing 300 on DVD #

22:26 eating Kettle corn #

23:03 amused by the stories on king5 news #

23:10 warning that girl scout cashews may contain metals #

23:28 SNL or sleep? #


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  Saturday, November 10, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #7

08:22 getting ready for a series of meetings #

08:38 Movin' to the country, Gonna eat me a lot of peaches #

10:19 talkiing to my wife who is waiting for a guy #

13:01 @Duncanma - Millions of peaches, peaches for me, Millions of peaches, peaches for free #

13:01 @chass - dont forget to visit me #

13:03 @davewiner - welcome to the chumby club. #

13:04 PUSA live at Pyramid in Seattle : tinyurl.com/26z4wr #

15:52 on hold to xbox support - sounds like they are in eastern europe #

16:02 gob-smaked by xbox support people - they cant send me an email #

16:56 playing 'Apples to Apples' with the kidlets #

18:24 finally got our new tvs installed #

18:31 the kids was to watch Transformers #

18:32 oh yeah, need to take out the trash #

18:44 zomg - found a windows mobile app to get cricket updates ci.plusmo.com #

19:35 watching Transformers on NEW home theater #

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  Friday, November 09, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #6

07:53 waiting for a guy #

09:31 *STILL* waiting for a guy #

09:31 *STILL* waiting for a guy #

11:01 juggling priorities #

11:10 rejigging Little Frankie. 99 widgets so far #

15:06 coffee with dugie #

15:10 listening to a dude pitching his wares #

15:19 <yawn> - where did thisdude get his koolaid? #

19:58 sitting down to watch some telly #

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  Thursday, November 08, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #5

07:36 watching moira make waffles #

07:47 mmmm wafflicious #

08:46 wondering when it will rain again #

09:23 preparing for nxt mtg #

10:08 10am mtg statts at 10 minutes late - a new record #

10:26 mind wandering to lunch #

10:50 @chass - moira made waffles today. mmmmm waffles #

11:33 talking about dipstick measurement and making dipsticks more relevant <lol> #

12:53 reviewing session list for upcoming TR event #

13:02 looked out the window and i can see rain - w00t. #

14:08 Talking Blue monster #

17:55 @Kodo - it hadnt rained for 2 weeks #

18:43 chumby upgrading itself. downloading new bits #

19:43 chumby *STILL* updating itself #

20:54 @TDavid. Update *still* going. it's been 2 hours so far. I went for the two tone latte version. #

21:57 finally got around to watching "Kitchen Nightmares" and it's hilarious : tinyurl.com/297dqx #

22:21 chumby **STILL** updating. Its been over 4 hours now and it's at 40% - what's going on?? #

23:41 @cait - are you suggesting a chumby black market? #

23:42 chumby update completed successfully. i can breath a sign of relief now #

23:44 going to bed a happy man #

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  Wednesday, November 07, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #4

07:42 Another foggy morning #

07:52 Nutjobs on every corner with election day placards #

09:56 calling fry's about a problem #

10:14 beware the Shanti virus #

11:12 catching a shuttle to another building #

12:29 talking about embedded. i had to mention chumby #

12:31 @paullyoung - what a small world. 3 cheers for john #

12:32 catching another shuffle #

12:34 and getting a shuttle too #

12:47 @leslienassar - good question. i would say NO #

13:16 mmm pizza #

14:35 I deal in Metric, so should you! -- tinyurl.com/2xcm5g #

15:24 catching up on calls #

19:42 decompressing finally #

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  Tuesday, November 06, 2007

My Tweets De Jour #3

08:16 dodging traffic #

08:19 foggy old morning #

09:28 rushing to a meeting off campus #

11:39 Sitting and listening. adding some comments now and then #

11:59 mmm lunch is here. #

13:51 hooked on fresca #

14:28 so sick of dealing with feet and inches. Dear USA, please deal with metric measurements like the rest of the world #

15:10 @leslienassar - you are such a killjoy #

15:10 @CathyE - maybe we need a facebook group to start a movement? #

15:11 @rbuike - we can only dream #

15:23 thinking about the melbourne cup and flemington in spring #

15:46 @joshglid - you sound surprised #

18:06 w00t - I came 3rd in the go-cart challenge #

18:07 gone go-carting at k1 speed #

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  Monday, November 05, 2007

Frankarr's Tweets De Jour

08:22 checking all the clocks are up to date following the end of daylight savings #

09:16 playing with wikkistix - www.wikkistix.com #

09:24 breakfast at oriel cafe #

11:23 buying lego #

13:55 catching up with last nights SNL - Brian Williams was pretty funny #

16:49 doing dirty jobs #

17:18 we're getting some general tso's chicken #

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  Sunday, November 04, 2007

More Autumn Colours

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09:55 moving boxes -- when will this madness ever end??? #

11:02 sipping starbucks #

11:18 collecting the mail from local postoffice #

11:56 buying rugs from the crazy rug warehouse guy #

13:42 now im moving furniture. im so over it #

14:47 grabbing a cup of tea before the next load of boxes #

16:28 @leslienassar - my stuff arrived last week and we moved into our place. the madness never ends #

16:28 @OffBeatMammal - that future awaits #

17:19 lifting loading moving sorting #

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  Saturday, November 03, 2007

The New House


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Lovely Autumn Day In Kirkland


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