• 11:20 Was up early-ish to bake muffins for the Gothnic. awesomeville.us/youneedsomesun/ Now sipping coffee from my owl mug. #
  • 16:08 Enjoying the Gothnic on Crab Cove. Now visiting some particularly crabby denizens at the Crab Center. #
  • 16:24 Learning important crab facts. #
  • 17:52 RT @Xenarthra: Leaving gothnic. Now off to Thai food and then Moon at the Shattuck at 7:10. Feel free to join if so inclined. Whee! #

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

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  • 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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  • 14:53 Happy First of May, my dears! tinyurl.com/ckht3m #
  • 15:17 RT @CurioCabinet: The 3/50 project to save small businesses tinyurl.com/chfrkc #350proj #
  • 15:49 Many happy returns of the day to @the_end_is_nigh, @Dark_Garden, and @zhaneel! #
  • 15:54 @karenbynight: I use 'via @reply' if I'm not directly quoting the orig Tweet. I use 'RT @reply' otherwise. Does position in Tweet matter? #
  • 17:49 Our box turtle Gilgamesh is humping his driftwood. Again. Seriously dude, *what* is your childhood trauma? #
  • 01:11 Wonderful dinner and Buffy-viewing w/ Rabbit. And there's Blueberry Lemon Creme filled cupcakes ready to go for @Xenarthra's birthday tmw. ♡ #

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  • 09:36 Happy Birthday to the exquisite Steampunk Home blog! thesteampunkhome.blogspot.com/ #
  • 09:49 Dark Roasted Blend's "Vintage" category has some lovely finds: tinyurl.com/2lx7uu #
  • 10:06 Expired yogurt is the bane of my existence. #
  • 11:54 Oh noes, my fav massage therapist has left the facility, and my alternate fella is a bit dotty. #
  • 14:48 Excellent ortho appt. And the brackets come out of my mouth on 10 June! Huzzah! #
  • 14:54 @shoutingboy: It's a date. ;) #
  • 18:36 In Borderlands Books on Valencia, under a vigorously purring Ripley. Also, I have an ice-bat in my purse. #
  • 22:00 Ethiopian foods with @tutordennis and hang outs with a friend in the Mission. #
  • 23:33 Roasting marshmallows. #
  • 23:40 @carnivillain (RE: Pants status: Fancy.): Chances are your pants are not as fancy as the pair of very fancy pants Mr. Fancypants will wear. #
  • 23:58 How could I have forgotten that Dudley Do-Right's nemesis on "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show" is named Snidely Whiplash? #

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  • 09:11 All owl, all the time. Livestreaming baby owl cam: www.ustream.tv/channel/scgtv-owlcam #
  • 09:15 @hobbinator: I'm so so sorry to hear about Smokey. Small consolation, but you've done right by him, and I'm sure he knows it. #
  • 09:19 RT @bust_magazine: the world will be saved by the EPIC CUTENESS OF THIS HEDGEHOG: pixdaus.com/single.php?id=135192 #
  • 14:01 Speechless. In a good way. #
  • 14:28 The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle. ~Anais Nin #
  • 14:37 Many many hippos and birdies and questionable massage devices to @spaghettisquash on her birthday! ♥ #
  • 14:58 Twibes picks, kinky theme: @KinkySalon, @Thrillpeddlers, @violetblue, @zivity, @MoBHQ, @pollysuperstar, @profviolet, @nerdgirlpinups... #
  • 14:58 ...@BlowfishTwitter, @HubbaHubbaReview, and @Bondageagogo. More at www.twibes.com/. #
  • 15:02 Attn Artisans & Purveyors of Fine Goods! Registration for both the Steamcon Art Show and the Vendor’s Room is now open: www.steam-con.com #
  • 18:16 Next year in Twitter: A Facebook Haggadah (only slightly-weirded Passover story as told via FB) tinyurl.com/PesachFB #
  • 18:23 The wind-chimes are going wild today. Love it. #
  • 18:37 Twittersheep generates a tag cloud of the interests of your followers. Check out my flock at: twittersheep.com/?nullalux #
  • 18:56 RT @skydiver: @realgeeksride is 2 geeks biking across the USA to get geeks to bike to work. Buy them lunch! bit.ly/JhHZs #
  • 20:01 Lethally poisonous snakes are nice and cute and all, but [...] the interesting action really is: cephalopods. tinyurl.com/cephveno #
  • 20:23 Craftastrophe (@craftastrophe): Because Handmade Isn't Always Pretty craftastrophe.net/ [The Peekaru is giving me a John Hurt moment] #
  • 22:44 Mojitos and that one episode of South Park. #
  • 22:56 Just this once, it wasn't the octopus: tinyurl.com/worm-ish #

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  • 07:40 Feeling owlish. Hooo, hooo... #
  • 09:24 Skulls Unlimited International: The World's Leading Supplier of Osteological Specimens skullsunlimited.com/ #
  • 09:30 While getting out of shower, tried to explain owl vid (tinyurl.com/babybarnowls) to @tutordennis w/ intern'tl language of dance. #
  • 09:31 In retrospect, I ought not to have been surprised that he found this amusing, particularly as I was nude with a towel turban on my head. #
  • 09:40 My only contribution to "Be Annoying on the Internet Day" is: kevan.org/brain.cgi?chalepa_ta_kala Now let's move on, shall we? #
  • 20:12 Lazy lunch in Central Park w/ Hoi Didymoi. Now at the Metreon for sushi and Coraline w/ @tutordennis. #
  • 23:28 Can't sleep...the other mother will eat me. #
  • 00:41 RT @Musique174: Supercalifragilisticexpialadammit! #
  • 00:48 @cephalopodcast: I ♥ recreational taxonomists. #
  • 00:56 @DocPop: Mmm, durian milkshakes... #
  • 01:06 @cosmos_moon: Right there with you. I foresee losing at least 1.5 fingers before Maker Faire. #

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  • 11:28 I've been voted onto the Twibs: Twitter Business Directory homepage. Thanks so much, you guys! www.twibs.com/ #
  • 14:10 I think I'm the last person to realize this, but Andy Hallett died: tinyurl.com/Lorne3-29-09 (Lorne "the Host" from Whedon's 'Angel') #
  • 20:57 Hm, mixed feelings regarding the, um, urban wildlife encounter in back yard. #
  • 22:56 @nadjarobot: Mod-Podge is excellent. They have a nice antique-tinted one too. But you'll want to varnish after you decoupage. #
  • 00:24 Twibes recommendations, handmade edition: @steamteam, @makerfaire, @buyhandmade, @craft, @handmadeology. More picks at twibes.com. #
  • 01:35 Hark, villains! I will grind your bones to dust, and with your blood and it I'll make a paste! #

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  • 13:05 Cause: The Bean dips one of her lop-ears into kitties' water bowl in desultory fashion. Effect: Kitties are most displeased. #
  • 13:30 Beware the Ides! #
  • 15:46 @scazon: It must have been the thesis elves. Yasher koach! #
  • 15:50 @Noadi: "Walking the llama" sounds like a wacky euphemism (and I think it marvelous that it's literal in your case). #
  • 19:38 Costco shwag from the grandparents. Right on. #
  • 20:30 @littleturkey: Apple ravioli with caramel sauce, possibly over (n)ice cream? I think you need to make it happen. #

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  • 09:32 @mactavish: Bugs/brains/&c are the way to my heart (e.g. @zem42 asks if @katster wants eyes on her resume; proofreading not my 1st thought). #
  • 09:46 Happiest of birthdays to @choklit, @paulandstorm [P], and @palecur! Also thinking good thoughts for @amywithani today. #
  • 16:14 My colleague @TotusMel is hosting an anniversary giveaway on her blog: tinyurl.com/ceh52x (You simply must see her tatted lovelies!) #
  • 17:28 Walking to *$$ on my way home for something yummy in my tummy. Tried going to locally-owned coffee, but they're out of soymilk. Ah well. #
  • 19:22 Very pleasant stroll home after work. Interlude with cheeky squirrel on porch. We eyed one another suspiciously. #
  • 20:37 Plotting for this year's Maker Faire: makerfaire.com/ #
  • 21:14 RT @Musique174: So it's decided, best way to fight off zombies--a fort full of hot girls in corsets w/ guns. [ETA: That's a no-brainer. Ha!] #
  • 22:06 @ljellis: Indubitably. But be aware that, if you turn, I'll destroy your brain with no compunctions whatsoever. And if I turn, I'll eat you. #
  • 22:27 @tenacious_snail: That is an extraordinary corset design. I wonder if it comes in pleather... tinyurl.com/batcorset #

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  • 19:46 Sweetest sentiment ever RE: brain, freshness thereof: "You can sit at my deathbed with a bonesaw and a fork if you really want." *fans self* #
  • 19:49 Brunch w/ the gang, nap w/ kitties, lovely massage. Now spending time with the Bean, who misses her partner Naomi and needs extra TLC. #
  • 22:38 Taping little arrow signs all over. #
  • 01:43 Gorgeous video of @unwoman performing 'Crucify' by Tori Amos: tinyurl.com/dhr4u7 (Bravo, chica!) #

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  • 06:55 Xmas & Christmas: A Lost Chapter from Herodotus (C.S. Lewis) tinyurl.com/dbz6tl (likely only amusing if you've translated Herodotus) #
  • 14:35 With Naomi at our rabbit vet. It was time. She is gone. #
  • 23:00 RT @SurrendrDorothy: Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. (C. S. Lewis) #
  • 23:32 RT @nadya: The Pain of Doing the Right Thing hurts less every time you find yourself in it […] the Pain of Doing the Wrong Thing hurts more. #

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  • 09:10 Goblins seem to have taken up residence in the motor of my car while we slept. Hm. #
  • 13:22 8 modern couples who blended their ethics with their nuptials: tinyurl.com/bddfgu #
  • 13:26 Hoi Didymoi report on prelim findings: It's quite vexing when a fellow scholar hoards critical source text. Complaints have been lodged. #
  • 14:33 Hey, @Houserabbit (www.rabbit.org) and @myhouserabbit (myhouserabbit.com) are on Twitter! *wave* #
  • 14:34 Also, the Sacto House Rabbit Society is hosting a fun Run for the Buns, 29 March: tinyurl.com/cwmmll #
  • 18:59 Hanging out with our elderly bunn, Naomi. Her mobility is limited, and there are some dandelion greens with her name on 'em. #
  • 19:08 Finally saw "The Darjeeling Limited." Gotta love Wes Anderson-style familial dysfunction w/ a stellar soundtrack. tinyurl.com/2hm6nx #
  • 19:43 @tenacious_snail: Blessed be your new home! #
  • 20:18 @moonfrye: I've always liked Wednesdays. I love my love with a willing love, for she is winsome, witty, and wise... #
  • 21:03 @TotusMel: I don't know which part I love most...the slumbering babe, the giant praying mantis, or the socks: twitpic.com/1vfpn #

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  • 15:05 Do be a lamb and comment and click on a new "Explorations" Etsy treasury: tinyurl.com/aor29k #
  • 15:17 1 in 3 pets will get lost in their lifetime. Together Tag helps, and gives $5 to American Red Cross for each tag: www.togethertag.com #
  • 15:17 @paynesgrey: Many happy returns of the day! #
  • 15:40 Went into work for a few hrs this morn—Oh, how I'd missed everyone!—and it was lovely, but now, I think, I must cuddle kitties and dream. #

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  • 11:12 Y-day's nap: nightmare about mistreatment of exotic pets. Today's nap: lucid revelatory dream, but Stevie Wonder earworm. Huh. I'll take it. #
  • 12:16 Hears phone beeping, but knows not whence. Oddly, it keeps sounding farther and farther away. #
  • 12:19 RT @estonia76: Awesome squirrel-mom-fu saves the day! tinyurl.com/brzj63 #
  • 12:32 Happy Darwin Day! Celebrate with some Darwinian rock-and-roll, etc: www.darwinday.org/audio/ #
  • 17:06 The intrepid @tutordennis and I have found my cell phone. How in the world did it get *there*? #
  • 17:37 Vet called: Madi's phenobarb level is high, but lower than it had been, and she's gained .5 lbs. Both good things! Trying new meds schedule. #
  • 17:57 Five reasons to have sex today (or any day): tinyurl.com/b58q6s #
  • 19:44 @slurketta: I know! My kitties think my recovery time has just been one long Caturday. #
  • 20:06 RT @bookwoman84: Saw headline "Songbirds migrate faster than thought" and read "thought" not as "expected." BIRDS: FASTER THAN THINKING #

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  • 12:03 Madeleine's phenobarb level has been variable again; Rabbit was kind enough to escort us to the vet this morn for check up. Results Thurs. #
  • 15:07 @karenbynight: Mazel tov! No one deserves great working environs more than you, sweets. #
  • 15:23 Aw. @tutordennis at age six: www.flickr.com/photos/nullalux/3269446261/ #
  • 15:33 Weird biology blog: feedmycuriosity.blogspot.com/ #
  • 18:37 Meds, vet, espresso shake, meds, nap, bit of lunch, meds, thrift store, drugstore, boom. Chauffeur courtesy of @shoutingboy telecommuting. #
  • 18:41 Sometimes the material in my lava lamp looks like a giant squid eye or axon nerve fiber. Today it looks like a cluster of squid eggs. #
  • 19:21 "The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another..." ~J.M. Barrie (via darling @pomegranates) #
  • 19:55 Finding treasures whether my eyes are open or closed. ♥ #
  • 21:28 Hi @pomegranates, thanks for recommending my Twitter blog to @MrTweet! mrtweet.net/nullalux?tr #
  • 21:29 @MrTweet: I recommend @pomegranates because she is owlishly moth-ish, a dear mum, and an artist of great whimsy and talent. #
  • 21:38 If you have some time, I'd appreciate you recommending me to @MrTweet. Will reciprocate posthaste! mrtweet.net/nullalux?gr #
  • 22:34 @dicedork: At the conclusion of the testing, cake and grief counseling will be provided. #
  • 22:59 @MrTweet: I recommend @JohnPitta because he pointed out that Soleil @moonfrye is on Twitter. Dude, I totally watched Punky Brewster! #

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  • 14:40 Wm. Shakespeare's Five and Twenty Random Things Abovt Me meme: tinyurl.com/cuwbr4 #
  • 14:53 @TotusMel: What vexes you RE: custom orders? Also, you rock so hard (again) for sending me your tatted Mogen David! TotusMel.etsy.com #
  • 15:32 Casey and Phoenix's 2nd B-day (tinyurl.com/2calves) reminds me of the sudden loss of my friend Billy: tinyurl.com/millybilly #
  • 15:44 RT @make: Maker Birthdays, 8 Jan: Jules Verne inspired generations of engineers, scientists, and garage makers tinyurl.com/c2f689 #
  • 16:40 @mactavish: *pictures you in worm makeup* *is disturbed* #
  • 16:42 RT @cephalopodcast: Flapjack octopus (w/video) tinyurl.com/cad3cz #
  • 23:44 @veevi: Sending strength and light for a smooth transition to your new home. I have no doubt it will feel just right sooner than not. #
  • 02:26 A different teen pic of me (not the one posted on LJ) that likely also destroys any babybat cred I had going: tinyurl.com/in-backyard #

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