December 2011 Archives

My new year's resolution is to not drink any more. Or any less.
My new year’s resolution is to not drink any more. Or any less. Dec 31,...
December 31, 2011 - 20 words,

This is how I always pictured Howard Roark's buildings. http://t.co/o8cXroaz
This is how I always pictured Howard Roark’s buildings. http://t.co/o8cXroaz Dec 31, 2011 5 :18...
December 31, 2011 - 17 words,

Things we do for kids. Kids had NYE plans, so wife & I going out. Kids plans fell though; we're staying home so they can have friends over.
Things we do for kids. Kids had NYE plans, so wife & I going out....
December 31, 2011 - 35 words,

Beer with caffeine becomes illegal in California on January 1, so I just bought BevMo's entire stock of Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout.
Beer with caffeine becomes illegal in California on January 1, so I just bought BevMo’s...
December 30, 2011 - 28 words,

My wife gave me a Hario grinder and a siphon brewer. Both were put to good use tonight.
My wife gave me a Hario grinder and a siphon brewer. Both were put to...
December 25, 2011 - 25 words,

Holiday table idea: Old clear scotch bottles make excellent water pitchers. Clean labels off, fill 1/4 w water and freeze lying down.
Holiday table idea: Old clear scotch bottles make excellent water pitchers. Clean labels off, fill...
December 24, 2011 - 29 words,

I'm looking for someone with experience building Outlook plugins (don't laugh) for a small project. Can you help? (I said stop laughing.)
I’m looking for someone with experience building Outlook plugins (don’t laugh) for a small project....
December 23, 2011 - 29 words,

RT @Tropo: Are you using Tropo for sending SMS to the UK? Receiving messages from UK numbers? We'd like to talk with you. Email adam@tro ...
RT @Tropo: Are you using Tropo for sending SMS to the UK? Receiving messages from...
December 23, 2011 - 34 words,

Branded shipping boxes are awesome. Except at Christmas when your company only sells one thing. Thanks for spoiling the surprise @zappos
Branded shipping boxes are awesome. Except at Christmas when your company only sells one thing....
December 23, 2011 - 28 words,

I bet the intersection between people who understand SOPA and the people who use GoDaddy is very small. Here's to meaningless victories.
I bet the intersection between people who understand SOPA and the people who use GoDaddy...
December 23, 2011 - 29 words,

Someone should tell this guy a lightning talk isn't supposed to be 25 minutes long.
Someone should tell this guy a lightning talk isn’t supposed to be 25 minutes long....
December 21, 2011 - 22 words,

Saw an interesting phenomenon at Disneyland. People crowding around the post-ride photos with cameraphones instead of buying pictures.
Saw an interesting phenomenon at Disneyland. People crowding around the post-ride photos with cameraphones instead...
December 21, 2011 - 25 words,

Short vacation to Disneyland with my inlaws. I surprised them with a limo from the airport. http://t.co/fgYTHXHq
Short vacation to Disneyland with my inlaws. I surprised them with a limo from the...
December 18, 2011 - 24 words,

First time in the new Sacramento terminal. It's quite nice. Power at most seats, lots of food and drink.
First time in the new Sacramento terminal. It’s quite nice. Power at most seats, lots...
December 18, 2011 - 26 words,

Austin's airport is like that too. Wish more would do it. Too many chains in airports. Show off your local flavors instead.
Austin’s airport is like that too. Wish more would do it. Too many chains in...
December 18, 2011 - 29 words,

It's very cool that the new terminal at Sacramento Airport has mostly local restaurants. Jack's, Dos Coyotes, Old Soul, Esquire & others.
It’s very cool that the new terminal at Sacramento Airport has mostly local restaurants. Jack’s,...
December 18, 2011 - 29 words,

Apparently his medication contains glycerine. Sets off the scanners.
Apparently his medication contains glycerine. Sets off the scanners. Dec 18, 2011 8 :27 via...
December 18, 2011 - 16 words,

My 80 year old father in law left his wallet in his pocket and was flagged by TSA, swabbed & taken into an interview room.
My 80 year old father in law left his wallet in his pocket and was...
December 18, 2011 - 32 words,

I just made someone act out "Pride & Prejudice & Zombies" in charades.
I just made someone act out "Pride & Prejudice & Zombies" in charades. Dec 16,...
December 16, 2011 - 20 words,

Playing Charades. "How do you feel about obscure Ian Fleming novels as a topic?" Blank stares.
Playing Charades. "How do you feel about obscure Ian Fleming novels as a topic?" Blank...
December 16, 2011 - 23 words,

My meeting location today. Can I move in? http://t.co/O1rcnSbl
My meeting location today. Can I move in? http://t.co/O1rcnSbl Dec 15, 2011 8 :45 via...
December 15, 2011 - 16 words,

something went wrong
something went wrong...
December 14, 2011 - 3 words,

RT @pgolding: Hey @akalsey - as a builder of IM goodness, have you seen @BonfireIM from @joshr in London
RT @pgolding: Hey @akalsey - as a builder of IM goodness, have you seen @BonfireIM...
December 14, 2011 - 26 words,

RT @sacstarts: Don't forget. Tech founder's happy hour tonight, sponsored by @tropo and @chrometa http://t.co/9yVvEBYj
RT @sacstarts: Don’t forget. Tech founder’s happy hour tonight, sponsored by @tropo and @chrometa http://t.co/9yVvEBYj...
December 12, 2011 - 22 words,

Very cool Mercedes ad campaign powered by @Tropo http://t.co/NDGxBLUm
Very cool Mercedes ad campaign powered by @Tropo http://t.co/NDGxBLUm Dec 12, 2011 9 :15 via...
December 12, 2011 - 16 words,

A remake of Paula Abdul's "Straight Up"? Really? Is this the creativity RIAA wants to protect with draconian copyright?
A remake of Paula Abdul’s "Straight Up"? Really? Is this the creativity RIAA wants to...
December 10, 2011 - 26 words,

And now there's a nail in my week-old tire. I'm starting to think I'm in a reality show and no one told me. Where's Jim Carey?
And now there’s a nail in my week-old tire. I’m starting to think I’m in...
December 10, 2011 - 33 words,

I just had to sign for a $0.00 credit card transaction. Somewhere, there's a software engineer who's never heard of an edge case.
I just had to sign for a $0.00 credit card transaction. Somewhere, there’s a software...
December 10, 2011 - 30 words,

Call my bank to report fraudulent charges. They won't talk to me because my account is locked because of said charges.
Call my bank to report fraudulent charges. They won’t talk to me because my account...
December 10, 2011 - 28 words,

MetroPCS' slogan is "Hello hello hello." @tkalsey says that's because with Metro, no one can hear you the first time.
MetroPCS' slogan is "Hello hello hello." @tkalsey says that’s because with Metro, no one can...
December 10, 2011 - 27 words,

The @dropbox 404 page is pretty awesome. http://t.co/36cWSrwH
The @dropbox 404 page is pretty awesome. http://t.co/36cWSrwH Dec 9, 2011 11 :29 via Twitter...
December 9, 2011 - 15 words,

RT @CalEvans: Had a great time with @akalsey touring the @voxeo office complex. How can your NOT love a company with their own barista! :)
RT @CalEvans: Had a great time with @akalsey touring the @voxeo office complex. How can...
December 9, 2011 - 32 words,

Just gave @calevans a tour of the @Voxeo Orlando office. I think he wants to move in now.
Just gave @calevans a tour of the @Voxeo Orlando office. I think he wants to...
December 9, 2011 - 25 words,

Heard at an anonymous company: "I don't tweet" - signed, the person in charge of the department charged with interacting with customers.
Heard at an anonymous company: "I don’t tweet" - signed, the person in charge of...
December 9, 2011 - 29 words,

Introduced one of our Beijing team Members to single malt scotch tonight. Tomorrow night: brandy & bourbon.
Introduced one of our Beijing team Members to single malt scotch tonight. Tomorrow night: brandy...
December 6, 2011 - 24 words,

I happened to be in Orlando for the shooting of the @voxeo company Christmas card photo. Imported 6 tons of snow. http://t.co/RGODXkOq
I happened to be in Orlando for the shooting of the @voxeo company Christmas card...
December 6, 2011 - 29 words,

In the past week, seen many groups w/ kids or pets told to skip the TSA body scanner & use the metal detector. Terrorists don't have pets?
In the past week, seen many groups w/ kids or pets told to skip the...
December 5, 2011 - 34 words,

Nice writeup on Babelverse (@Tropo customer) in @fastcompany http://t.co/ei9ZiMBL
Nice writeup on Babelverse (@Tropo customer) in @fastcompany http://t.co/ei9ZiMBL Dec 6, 2011 6 :50 via...
December 5, 2011 - 17 words,

I wonder if using in-flight wifi for researching firearms for purchase would rankle the TSA or my fellow passengers.
I wonder if using in-flight wifi for researching firearms for purchase would rankle the TSA...
December 5, 2011 - 26 words,

After sprinting from one end of an enormous airport to the other end, I discover the pilots' inbound flight was delayed, too.
After sprinting from one end of an enormous airport to the other end, I discover...
December 5, 2011 - 29 words,

Asked a guy on the jetway about his Shadow Ranch jacket. Turns out he's the owner of one of my favorite wineries.
Asked a guy on the jetway about his Shadow Ranch jacket. Turns out he’s the...
December 5, 2011 - 29 words,

My luggage has a copy of the 4th Amendment sitting on top of my clothes. Just in case the TSA decides to look.
My luggage has a copy of the 4th Amendment sitting on top of my clothes....
December 5, 2011 - 30 words,

RT @founding: Less than four hours remain to join the Founder Institute in Silicon Valley. Apply here: http://t.co/3pDXkiX4
RT @founding: Less than four hours remain to join the Founder Institute in Silicon Valley....
December 4, 2011 - 25 words,

Not to self: one roast chicken is not enough for dinner for three teen boys.
Not to self: one roast chicken is not enough for dinner for three teen boys....
December 4, 2011 - 22 words,

My grandfather's vintage HP-1: the original calculator watch. http://t.co/gfl0JmZl
My grandfather’s vintage HP-1: the original calculator watch. http://t.co/gfl0JmZl Dec 3, 2011 7 :42 via...
December 3, 2011 - 16 words,

RT @sacstarts: Local game maker @KlickNation acquired by EA. Reported price is $35 million. http://t.co/Y7sZYJfA
RT @sacstarts: Local game maker @KlickNation acquired by EA. Reported price is $35 million. http://t.co/Y7sZYJfA...
December 3, 2011 - 22 words,

Finally home, 20 hours after I left Orlando. Now: sleep.
Finally home, 20 hours after I left Orlando. Now: sleep. Dec 1, 2011 10 :11...
December 1, 2011 - 17 words,

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