• 15:31 Swedish oatmeal pancakes this morning w/ @karenbynight, @tutordennis, and @Xenarthra, then two Hillsborough estate sales. And ice cream. #
  • 20:52 Finally finished w/ post-@makerfaire @steamteam paperwork—huzzah! Many thanks to @Xenarthra for his help. Everyone should send him cookies. #

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  • 16:58 Had a lovely time at Pyrate Cove last night. Held a chicken, sipped cosmos sans vermouth, and got to see the radiant @Minafae, et cetera. #
  • 16:59 Brunch this morning with @abditus and @Xenarthra. Sweet potato home fries are teh yumz0rz. #
  • 17:44 Setting up a Drinkwell Pet Fountain for the kitties. Spencer already loves it. www.vetventures.com/ #
  • 18:24 Unfettered bliss. I keep running my tongue over my teeth like one o' them preverts. #
  • 19:55 Delicious foods at Cha-ya in the Mission w/ @xthread, @Xenarthra, @tutordennis and MAS. Rampant chewing! #

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  • 12:17 Jogging to the park with Hoi Didymoi, dodging horrible little doggies on the way. #
  • 14:12 Mad Neuroscience: Harvard Psychiatrist Explains Zombie Neurobiology (via @thinkgeek) ow.ly/dNem #

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  • 09:20 Rode the StrangeCycle to work today. Very satisfying. #
  • 11:16 Just saw on a church billboard: "Send Jesus a private Tweet: PRAY" #
  • 12:45 Out the door with Hoi Didymoi. #
  • 14:14 Biting into a crisp, crunchy whole apple for the first time in almost two years. Heavenly. #
  • 19:59 Lifting a cup of tea to the memory of Don Brown, the Mullah of the Tea House of Mullah Nasrudin's Donkey. www.mullahsteahouse.com/ #
  • 20:33 Please take a moment to help out one of my fav authors, @NorwichGrrl, and her fella, @justbeast: ow.ly/dDO2 #
  • 20:56 Just baked up a loaf of gingerbread, since we had a good deal of lemon/tangerine cream cheese frosting left over. Smells sublime. #
  • 23:23 Merlot and demon-fighting with Rabbit. #

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  • 11:35 The brackets are off, and I feel fantastic! #
  • 13:06 Cutest pedicure EVAR. #
  • 19:11 So pleased w/ my hair! Back to my natural dark brown, w/ gorgeous panels of deep purple and blue. Celebratory dinner in SF w/ @tutordennis. #
  • 21:38 Stopped at @borderlands_sf to pet Ash, and most unseemly Sphinx-y purring occurred. Also found copy of "Thirteen O'Clock." ow.ly/dqVL #

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  • 12:45 Lunching in Monterey w/ @Xenarthra, @karenbynight, and A. Then aquarium and baby cuttlefish! #
  • 13:59 The giant octopi are breathtaking. #

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  • 17:41 Workshop organized, lunch procured, 50 ft of soaker hose installed, Gili's habitat finished, extra items Freecycled, car clean and sparkly. #
  • 18:56 New posts on Cephalopod Tea Party: cephalopodteaparty.blogspot.com/ #
  • 21:05 Kitchen clean and back porch tidied. Now out to a well-earned dinner. #

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  • 13:45 Brunch with the Scoobies (mmm, Belgian waffle). Herbs planted: two types of basil, two types of mint, trailing rosemary, oregano, and thyme. #

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  • 12:17 Cupcakes frosted and topped with candied ginger. Gili habitat installed and almost finished. Orchids repotted. Happy Caturday! #
  • 14:56 Vacation in full swing. Off to Sac for the day, tra la la. #
  • 21:05 Party is at this sprawling Art Deco home. Every corner is full of amazing treasures. #

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  • 04:51 Reasonable Consumer Would Know Crunchberries are Not Real, Judge Rules (+ other @loweringthebar gems): ow.ly/bh4f (via @SethraLavode) #
  • 12:07 The Bean's bunny check-up went well. Diagnosis: lop ears and spots. Now Crepevine with @tutordennis. #
  • 15:14 @astreaw: We ended up having rum raisin brioche at La Boheme instead. Next time, perhaps? #
  • 18:08 A stellar afternoon at OSH designing Gilgamesh's outdoor habitat so he can bask in the sun while we garden. Then an eeexcellent massage. #
  • 21:01 Baking gingerbread cupcakes with lemony cream cheese frosting for L's party. #

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  • 12:52 I have been poked, prodded, and palpated within an inch of my life. Now fleeing Kaiser for lunch with @tutordennis. #
  • 14:30 Octopuses given Rubik's Cubes to find out if they have a favourite tentacle: ow.ly/babx (via @kimvermillion) #
  • 15:26 Massage and bunny vet tmw, and a punktastic salon visit for Weds after brackets come off. Fun-fun-fun 'till her daddy takes the T-bird away. #
  • 23:57 Buffy with Rabbit. Season 7 is far out, man. #
  • 00:32 Ask about our butterfly genitalia vials! short.to/dsw9 (via @rhiannonstone) [Sometimes I miss the East(!) Bay.] #
  • 02:25 How well do you know @nullalux? Come to my arms, my beamish boy! ow.ly/bggr #

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  • 12:21 Going for a jog with Hoi Didymoi. And Talbot's called; the StrangeCycle is ready to be picked up! #
  • 13:30 Feeding small brown sparrows in the park. #
  • 14:20 @nadjarobot: Um, I believe you have my stapler? My stapler. I believe you have it. www.flickr.com/photos/nullalux/534919403 #
  • 14:28 RT @ectomo: Unusual Times giving away bona fide, certified, attestified, and substantified one-of-a-kind time machine is.gd/NtGK #
  • 14:31 Reading rocks on @cakewrecks, whose Sunday Sweets featured children's lit: tinyurl.com/kidlitcakes #
  • 15:56 My vacation begins in less than two hours. *bootydance* #
  • 15:59 An easy-to-enter contest from @MicheleTune in which you can win a copy of @GrammarGirl's book: cli.gs/B5vRJH #
  • 16:24 RT @Theremina: Heads up to all the sm business owners who have asked about affordable advertising in @Coilhouse: tinyurl.com/ppnzxh #
  • 16:25 @caramida: Mazel tov on your grad school acceptance! #
  • 18:25 The StrangeCycle is in effect! With a new owl horn named Archimedes. Whooo! #
  • 20:18 Sipping Sandeman port and braining out a Notice. #
  • 20:32 And I've joined the Glee Club of the Damned. #

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  • 12:03 RT @FeminaPotens: Poly pregnant women, Discovery Channel wants you, and they pay! tinyurl.com/nznof5 (via @NCSF) #
  • 12:18 "(970): I woke up and my panties were thumbtacked to his wall. Out of my reach." #
  • 18:01 Reading Jarrell's The Bat-Poet with the Bengal and thinking of my sweetie. #

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  • 09:22 RT @choklit: @makerfaire was brilliant, exhausting, magical, quirky, beautiful. The best was the many luminous lovelies I connected with. #
  • 12:19 Decompressing from @makerfaire w/ Hoi Didymoi. @Xenarthra is my new religion. He's the @steamteam's hero for his help this weekend. #mf09 #
  • 19:57 Veggie ravioli, Italian red wine, and I'm Not There with @tutordennis. I was not born to lose you. #
  • 20:15 Astronaut. #
  • 20:26 Raving queen and cosmic amphetamine brain. #
  • 21:52 G-d save the secrets. #
  • 21:57 It's like you got yesterday, today, and tomorrow all in the same room. #

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  • 13:39 RT @slurketta: @Theremina, et al. performing NOW at @makerfaire's Carnivale Mechanique! #
  • 22:10 Epic Cupcake is the name of my band. #

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  • 07:33 Up at a crazy hour for coffee and more @makerfaire set-up w/ @Xenarthra. It was smashing to see everyone yesterday! Aieeeeeeeee! #
  • 08:14 Best of luck to @shoutingboy, who's running the San Diego marathon today! #
  • 12:30 The @steamteam presence at @makerfaire is utterly brilliant! Thanks @TotusMel, @Choklit, @TomBanwell, ClockworkCrow, & IndustrialFairytale! #
  • 22:13 Very well-deserved margaritas with the @steamteam and the Hennepin Crawler crew! #

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  • 10:26 Lingonberry crepes in Burlingame with @karenbynight and @tutordennis before @makerfaire set-up. #mf09 #
  • 11:38 The default ringtone for my new cell is the Invader Zim theme. It makes me feel tall. bit.ly/11cVOv #
  • 11:42 Shout-out to mah @makerfaire peeps RE: meet-up: If you don't have my new(ish) cell #, send a Twitter DM and it'll go to my phone. #mf09 #
  • 13:34 Through a miracle of physics, we managed to fit all my @steamteam wares and displays into @nullalux's Saturn Ion. To @makerfaire, ho! #mf09 #

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  • 12:03 Heading off into the wild blue yonder with Hoi Didymoi. #
  • 14:09 Steampunk Magazine's @LibbyBulloff blogs about Carnival Mechanique and the @steamteam at @makerfaire: ow.ly/9K0Q #mf09 #
  • 14:16 And take a gander at the nifty Carnivale Mechanique banner designed by @LibbyBulloff: www.flickr.com/photos/nullalux/3574409054/ #
  • 19:27 Ooh, @slurketta's art has been featured on io9 again, prominently featuring @evacide and @jaborwhalky: tr.im/mIGx #
  • 19:30 @slurketta: We'll be on the @makerfaire campus to set up ~12P tmw, and plan on doing Maker-to-Maker activities and the VIP dinner. *squee* #
  • 19:38 Just received new fiber-optic floor lamp w/ crazy features. Might have to take break from @makerfaire prep to stare at it. ow.ly/9MVK #
  • 19:53 Poly-Friendly Professionals lists professionals who are open-minded about polyamory and poly issues: ow.ly/9N5S (via @joedecker) #
  • 00:59 RT @Theremina: @amandapalmer Oh god. The bicycle boys clip lead me to this one: bit.ly/YcJNC I feel verrry uncomfortable now. #

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  • 14:28 We have discount @makerfaire tix. Will leave tix @ will-call for 1st 6 peeps to PayPal $11/full name to @nullalux at Gmail ow.ly/9sTr #
  • 14:43 Those @makerfaire tix went quickly! For those who didn't catch it, here's regular ticket info: makerfaire.com/bayarea/2009/tickets/ #
  • 15:01 The Professor finds it amusing that I sprint through sunny patches and jog through shade. But I have delicate, shell-pink skins! #
  • 15:17 Any yo-yoers planning on attending @makerfaire this weekend? If so, please contact @DocPop (yoyogenius a-with-a-circle-around-it gmail). #
  • 15:29 @shoutingboy: Parasols and canopies too! We'll also have a stripy circus tent, to protect our dainty complexions. Still, I predict freckles. #
  • 15:30 Webphemera: Insects In Flagrante ow.ly/9tvo #
  • 15:34 RT @FarmSanctuary: Your gift doubled now to fund urgent repairs to the animals' home: tinyurl.com/pk4zyg #
  • 15:56 RT @coilhouse: Secret Hobbies And Sorrowful Dolls bit.ly/15EsKg #
  • 16:06 RT @rickcastello: The replacement for the raver belt purse? The latest in sexy tactical wear? The hot new Tactical Corset: tr.im/mwv2 #
  • 16:12 RT @birdchick: At least 1 chick has hatched on Live Loon Cam - www.mnbound.com/live-loon-cam/ #
  • 16:14 @nerdist: At @makerfaire, stop by the Carnivale Mechanique-Steam Team (@steamteam) area and say hello! #
  • 21:13 Tapas at Iberia for @princeofwands's birthday celebration. OMG. I die. #
  • 22:47 @slurketta: Tactical corset FTW! I can't wait to see one in person and to meet @lxpk at @makerfaire. ♥ #
  • 22:55 Ecstatic Days - The Chamblin Bookmine: A Bibliophile's Fevre Dream... ow.ly/9yy7 #
  • 01:17 The average person has a deep prejudice against the bat...never caring for the injustice he does or the pleasure he loses. ow.ly/9Ak5 #
  • 01:50 Forgetomori: Extraordinary claims. Ordinary investigations. forgetomori.com/ #
  • 01:57 The E-L-I-S-E blog: Anatomy, circus, vintage, etc: e-l-i-s-e.blogspot.com/ #

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  • 09:18 On the Wunderkammer, @TotusMel finds the slightly odd, the darkly beautiful, the elegant and steamy pieces of goodness: ow.ly/9kLt #
  • 09:27 Worm Therapy uses hookworms and tapeworms to modulate Crohn's disease/immune system disorders: ow.ly/9kUu (via @boingboing) #
  • 09:30 Artist Kate Street blends the fanciful with the macabre: www.katestreet.co.uk/ #
  • 11:26 RT @blakespot: 15 words you won't believe they added to the dictionary is.gd/Fjm6 #
  • 12:25 “Those who bear equally the burdens of government should equally participate in the benefits.” ~Thomas Jefferson (via @rumhud) #rejectprop8 #
  • 12:33 Off for a jaunt with Hoi Didymoi. #
  • 14:53 ♫ In the storm you are my destination; in the port you are my storm. ♫ ow.ly/9mOh #
  • 15:29 @maggiekb1: At @makerfaire, stop by the Carnivale Mechanique-Steam Team (@steamteam) area and say hello! #
  • 15:41 Via @iliketheparkway: Please fill out the 5-min. survey RE: a future Parkway (Speakeasy) Theater in Oakland www.iliketheparkway.com/ #
  • 15:47 Visit @CourageCampaign to sign pledge, fwd new "Fidelity" vid to your friends: www.couragecampaign.org/page/s/1million/ #rejectprop8 #
  • 18:31 Noodle bowls and amusing Muzak with @tutordennis. #
  • 19:16 Join @toyalliance and help save handmade toys, apparel, and accessories from the CPSIA: www.handmadetoyalliance.org/ #
  • 21:19 Topsy: A Fresh Search Index Powered by the Social Web - ow.ly/9nF3 #
  • 21:24 Also try searching for any topic on Topsy; for example, "steampunk" topsy.com/search?q=steampunk #
  • 21:29 Your Worst Fears Come Alive with Morbid Crochet Art (via @inventorspot) ow.ly/9nGr #
  • 21:34 Eureka! Submit your work to the Invention Gallery on @inventorspot: ow.ly/9nGL #
  • 21:49 Luna Parc is a perpetual work-in-progress environmental sculpture park (miniatures, anatomy, insects, workshops, etc.) ow.ly/9nIT #
  • 21:56 @cosmos_moon: Glad to help via the @steamteam Twitter! Can't wait to see your new work. #
  • 22:09 RT @LostZombies: Writing contest for a signed copy of "Breathers" (prompt: In the event that I am bitten by a zombie...) bit.ly/dZqGr #
  • 22:11 RT @BoingBoing: Zombie haiku contest - best entry wins the game of Plants vs. Zombies tinyurl.com/qeyda4 #
  • 22:16 Horse dentures free to a good home: seattle.craigslist.org/see/zip/1189912697.html (via @Qnonymous) #
  • 22:21 Video of @makerfaire prototype sculpture, knit w/surgical tubing and filled w/ colored liquids (via @craft): vimeo.com/3599345 #
  • 23:03 Have you checked your listing on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages? Here's mine: ow.ly/9nS7 #
  • 23:39 County of San Mateo declares 30-31 May "Maker's Weekend" in celebration of @makerfaire: ow.ly/9nVt #
  • 00:33 RT @CurioCabinet: The @CurioCabinet page on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages: www.twellow.com/user/CurioCabinet (register yours!) #
  • 00:33 RT @steamteam: The @steamteam page on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages: ow.ly/9nUr (register yours!) #
  • 01:10 Entranced by the Indo-Malayan mimic octopus, et al: cephalopodteaparty.blogspot.com/ #

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