September 2009 Archives

Perhaps sitting in a coffee shop discussing your personal, embarrassing medical condition loudly on the phone isn't a good idea.
Perhaps sitting in a coffee shop discussing your personal, embarrassing medical condition loudly on the...
September 30, 2009 - 27 words,

It's become obvious to me that I need a second set of headphones to just leave in my laptop bag.
It’s become obvious to me that I need a second set of headphones to just...
September 30, 2009 - 27 words,

When did Frys finally add local store inventory to their web site? For a long time, the site and stores were different entities.
When did Frys finally add local store inventory to their web site? For a long...
September 30, 2009 - 30 words,

Daily Reading from September 30, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Picture Hanging — "A parable illustrating the difference...
September 30, 2009 - 33 words,

If I ever have the misfortune of being arrested, I'm going to make sure my mugshot has a stunned look like this one: http://tr.im/Aav1
If I ever have the misfortune of being arrested, I’m going to make sure my...
September 29, 2009 - 31 words,

Clever SVN hack: commit hook uses properties on directories to determine who to notify by mail. http://tr.im/A9B0
Clever SVN hack: commit hook uses properties on directories to determine who to notify by...
September 29, 2009 - 24 words,

Daily Reading from September 29, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Ham and Potato Alfredo...
September 29, 2009 - 12 words,

As nice as in-flight entertainment is on a 5 hour trip, next time I'd prefer to not sit next to the guy singing in Chinese.
As nice as in-flight entertainment is on a 5 hour trip, next time I’d prefer...
September 28, 2009 - 32 words,

Falling asleep three time on cab ride home points to need for more sleep. Or a shorter cab ride.
Falling asleep three time on cab ride home points to need for more sleep. Or...
September 25, 2009 - 26 words,

Playing calendar Tetris - keep moving the appointment blocks down and try to find open holes for them to land in.
Playing calendar Tetris - keep moving the appointment blocks down and try to find open...
September 25, 2009 - 28 words,

Macbook and laptop privacy screens are the 4th most requested item from @casemate. Add your vote here: http://tr.im/zIkC
Macbook and laptop privacy screens are the 4th most requested item from @casemate. Add your...
September 25, 2009 - 25 words,

Finally solved my iPhone sync issue. Disabled app syncing, ran sync, then re-enabled app syncing. Now everything will sync.
Finally solved my iPhone sync issue. Disabled app syncing, ran sync, then re-enabled app syncing....
September 23, 2009 - 26 words,

On the Delta flight last night I think I say between Neal Page and Del Griffith.
On the Delta flight last night I think I say between Neal Page and Del...
September 22, 2009 - 23 words,

TSA announcements encourage us to report suspicious behavior. I reported that Delta is impersonating an airline.
TSA announcements encourage us to report suspicious behavior. I reported that Delta is impersonating an...
September 21, 2009 - 23 words,

I'm stuck in Atlanta on standby. At least gate agent thinks I have a good shot at making next flight.
I’m stuck in Atlanta on standby. At least gate agent thinks I have a good...
September 21, 2009 - 27 words,

Delta didn't put in that I was on standby flight, so they marked me as missing my flight. Seat on connecting flight released.
Delta didn’t put in that I was on standby flight, so they marked me as...
September 21, 2009 - 30 words,

LAX busy this morning. Had to stand in line to wait for the line that leads to the security line.
LAX busy this morning. Had to stand in line to wait for the line that...
September 20, 2009 - 27 words,

Oh yay. Some sort of reaction to hotel soap has left red bumps across my forehead. May I please cancel this trip and start over?
Oh yay. Some sort of reaction to hotel soap has left red bumps across my...
September 20, 2009 - 32 words,

I've decided to walk to Orlando from LA. I'll get there faster and with less pain than flying Delta.
I’ve decided to walk to Orlando from LA. I’ll get there faster and with less...
September 20, 2009 - 26 words,

Two hours of sleep, coming right up. Talk on the hotel shuttle was all about how no one will fly Delta ever again.
Two hours of sleep, coming right up. Talk on the hotel shuttle was all about...
September 20, 2009 - 30 words,

But hey, Delta gave me a meal voucher for my travels. Of course $7 won't buy anything in an airport.
But hey, Delta gave me a meal voucher for my travels. Of course $7 won’t...
September 20, 2009 - 27 words,

Back at LAX. I have to be here in 4 hours for standby. Perhaps I should skip the hotel.
Back at LAX. I have to be here in 4 hours for standby. Perhaps I...
September 20, 2009 - 26 words,

Delta gave me hotel voucher but put me on the wrong shuttle. I get to complete the shuttle's circuit & start over again.
Delta gave me hotel voucher but put me on the wrong shuttle. I get to...
September 20, 2009 - 30 words,

Delta unwilling to make concessions other than a new flight. Is it possible to transfer my 30k+ miles to another airline?
Delta unwilling to make concessions other than a new flight. Is it possible to transfer...
September 20, 2009 - 28 words,

Finally reach the front. Delta agent doesn't know why flight was cancelled. Heard rumor that part of flight crew stranded elsewhere
Finally reach the front. Delta agent doesn’t know why flight was cancelled. Heard rumor that...
September 20, 2009 - 28 words,

Two hours waiting in the Delta line and they've added 3 agents. Now there's 8 people serving this long line.
Two hours waiting in the Delta line and they’ve added 3 agents. Now there’s 8...
September 20, 2009 - 27 words,

Now 1.5 hours in the Delta line. Good news is they added a 5th agent a minute ago. #sarcasm
Now 1.5 hours in the Delta line. Good news is they added a 5th agent...
September 20, 2009 - 26 words,

Standing in the Delta line for an hour and I'm only halfway to the front. I still know nothing. Maybe I should burn that freq flier card.
Standing in the Delta line for an hour and I’m only halfway to the front....
September 20, 2009 - 34 words,

Searches of Kayak reveal no flights to Orlando until tomorrow afternoon.
Searches of Kayak reveal no flights to Orlando until tomorrow afternoon. Sep 20, 2009 10...
September 20, 2009 - 18 words,

Delta could improve this by simy announcing to those of us waiting why the flight is cancelled and what options we'll be offered.
Delta could improve this by simply announcing to those of us waiting why the flight...
September 20, 2009 - 30 words,

25 minutes in line waiting to reschedule the flight Delta cancelled and I've moved 5 feet.
25 minutes in line waiting to reschedule the flight Delta cancelled and I’ve moved 5...
September 20, 2009 - 23 words,

Delta cancels a full flight and only puts 4 agents on the ticket counter while 100+ people wait.
Delta cancels a full flight and only puts 4 agents on the ticket counter while...
September 20, 2009 - 25 words,

Not Delta's biggest fans. http://twitpic.com/ijs72
Not Delta’s biggest fans. http://twitpic.com/ijs72 Sep 20, 2009 9 :44 via Twitter...
September 20, 2009 - 12 words,

Hah, Delta's web site still shows flight as departing on time, but Delta #1480 is cancelled.
Hah, Delta’s web site still shows flight as departing on time, but Delta #1480 is...
September 20, 2009 - 23 words,

United may break guitars, but Delta cancels flights and leaves people stranded in between cities & makes us hike a mile to resolve.
United may break guitars, but Delta cancels flights and leaves people stranded in between cities...
September 20, 2009 - 30 words,

Want @casemate to make privacy screen covers for MacBooks? Vote here: http://tr.im/z1ba
Want @casemate to make privacy screen covers for MacBooks? Vote here: http://tr.im/z1ba Sep 17, 2009...
September 17, 2009 - 19 words,

Hey, where'd my twitter profile pic and background go?
Hey, where’d my twitter profile pic and background go? Sep 17, 2009 4 :44 via...
September 17, 2009 - 16 words,

After updating to iTunes 9, sync no longer transfers music or video to my iphone. Contacts, bookmarks sync fine. Any ideas for a fix?
After updating to iTunes 9, sync no longer transfers music or video to my iphone....
September 17, 2009 - 31 words,

OMG Renteria is like clutch RBI!!! Gark-who? http://bit.ly/U2dqn #disgusted
OMG Renteria is like clutch RBI!!! Gark-who? http://bit.ly/U2dqn #disgusted Sep 16, 2009 9 :16 via...
September 16, 2009 - 16 words,

I'm happy I'm unaware of what Kanye did, who he did it to, or the fallout. Means I don't get my vital news from Entertainment Tonight.
I’m happy I’m unaware of what Kanye did, who he did it to, or the...
September 16, 2009 - 33 words,

I'm going to try my hand at blending coffee next. 40% Sulawesi 40% brazil dry and 20% bourbon to start. Espresso blend.
I’m going to try my hand at blending coffee next. 40% Sulawesi 40% brazil dry...
September 13, 2009 - 29 words,

Roasting the last of my Ethiopia wet processed Bonko. Got some sulawesi peaberry, brazil bourbon and brazil dry process on the way.
Roasting the last of my Ethiopia wet processed Bonko. Got some sulawesi peaberry, brazil bourbon...
September 13, 2009 - 29 words,

I'm getting sick of hearing @aaronklein gloat. A giants win would be nice today.
I’m getting sick of hearing @aaronklein gloat. A giants win would be nice today. Sep...
September 13, 2009 - 21 words,

RT @aaronklein on the security of the school roster: "you don't know much about the internets and the google, now do you?"
RT @aaronklein on the security of the school roster: "you don’t know much about the...
September 11, 2009 - 29 words,

The school explains: We didn't tell anyone else what the URL is, so the page with the student's roster is secure. Umm. No.
The school explains: We didn’t tell anyone else what the URL is, so the page...
September 11, 2009 - 30 words,

District ITsec policies kept my son from blogging from school as part of a class proj, but putting the whole roster online, that's OK.
District ITsec policies kept my son from blogging from school as part of a class...
September 11, 2009 - 31 words,

My son's school just published name, address, phone no., and email of every student on a publicly available web page. On purpose.
My son’s school just published name, address, phone no., and email of every student on...
September 11, 2009 - 29 words,

I'm coughing so hard, I find it difficult to concentrate for more than 5 minutes at a time. It's no fun being sick.
I’m coughing so hard, I find it difficult to concentrate for more than 5 minutes...
September 10, 2009 - 30 words,

Welcome to the bigs, MadBum.
Welcome to the bigs, MadBum. Sep 8, 2009 7 :48 via Twitter...
September 8, 2009 - 12 words,

My MacBook just spontaneously unmounted it's boot volume. That can't be good.
My MacBook just spontaneously unmounted it’s boot volume. That can’t be good. Sep 8, 2009...
September 8, 2009 - 19 words,

People worried kids hearing Obama for 20 minutes. But no problem with spending 6 hours a day being taught by leftist teachers?
People worried kids hearing Obama for 20 minutes. But no problem with spending 6 hours...
September 8, 2009 - 29 words,

Heading to Tupelo Coffee for our weekly casual coworking session. Join us at 5700 Elvas Ave.
Heading to Tupelo Coffee for our weekly casual coworking session. Join us at 5700 Elvas...
September 8, 2009 - 23 words,

Daily Reading from September 05, 2009
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Fair Oaks Wolves FC - (Gold River, CA)...
September 5, 2009 - 16 words,

That best of California Petite Sirah from Busby Cellars? Only $18. http://tr.im/xQXs Also try the Apparition blend, the Zins and port.
That best of California Petite Sirah from Busby Cellars? Only $18. http://tr.im/xQXs Also try the...
September 3, 2009 - 28 words,

Dogfish Head Ale is fantastic. Had some tonight at the State Fair. Now to find a store locally where I can buy it.
Dogfish Head Ale is fantastic. Had some tonight at the State Fair. Now to find...
September 3, 2009 - 30 words,

Stop. Hammer Time.
Stop. Hammer Time. Sep 3, 2009 10 :33 via Twitter...
September 3, 2009 - 10 words,

Congrats to my friends at Busby Cellars on winning Best Petite Syrah at the Calif State Fair http://twitpic.com/gd8se
Congrats to my friends at Busby Cellars on winning Best Petite Syrah at the Calif...
September 3, 2009 - 25 words,

Geez, I hate having to explain the joke. All those under the age of 30, please see http://bit.ly/uHHla
Geez, I hate having to explain the joke. All those under the age of 30,...
September 1, 2009 - 25 words,

I don't understand why people keep saying Snow Leopard is faster. I installed it and now my Mac Classic barely even runs.
I don’t understand why people keep saying Snow Leopard is faster. I installed it and...
September 1, 2009 - 29 words,

Son's month-old xbox has red rings of death. Warranty repair will take a month. If it dies that soon, fast replacement should be in order.
Son’s month-old xbox has red rings of death. Warranty repair will take a month. If...
September 1, 2009 - 32 words,

"Asked if he'll relish pitching in front of 42,000 Dodger-hating fans, [Brad] Penny interrupted. '42,001,' he said." http://tr.im/xFPX
"Asked if he’ll relish pitching in front of 42,000 Dodger-hating fans, [Brad] Penny interrupted. '42,001,'...
September 1, 2009 - 25 words,

With gmail down, use this opportunity to get some real work done.
With gmail down, use this opportunity to get some real work done. Sep 1, 2009...
September 1, 2009 - 19 words,

Join us for some casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee today and every Tuesday until noon. http://ow.ly/lk8R
Join us for some casual co-working at Tupelo Coffee today and every Tuesday until noon....
September 1, 2009 - 23 words,

Today appears to be "tight cut-offs and black t-shirts day" among staff at Tupelo. Not a good look for the hairy man behind the counter.
Today appears to be "tight cut-offs and black t-shirts day" among staff at Tupelo. Not...
September 1, 2009 - 32 words,

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