• 12:37 Took Hoi Didymoi to their doctor visit, then out for coffee. Now working on the steampunk at @makerfaire article for the @Etsy Storque. #
  • 14:18 @WebAnna: My new Facebook URL is facebook.com/nullalux #
  • 14:23 Hellos to the small horde of new @nullalux followers since @makerfaire, and thank you for your patience as I wade through notifications. :D #
  • 15:34 Visit the AFP auction webcast extravaganza happening now at partyontheinternet.com/ (via @amandapalmer) #
  • 19:56 Check it. I'm totally eating corn on the cob at dinner. NOM. #
  • 20:48 Heard ridiculously cute sneezelet from the Bengal (according to @shoutingboy, it was too tiny to be a full sneeze). Now off to Sunnydale. #
  • 23:48 Upside-down and halfway to Happyland. #
  • 00:21 Mazel tov to @teawiththecheat and @tinellaq on their anniversary! ❤ #

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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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  • 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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  • 09:20 RT @CurioCabinet: Spark Museum - Early Radio and Scientific Apparatus, Highlights of the Collection ow.ly/6pvR (via @sirkeystone) #
  • 09:56 Rather creepy Agricultural Museum in Cairo, Egypt, Est. 1930: bit.ly/9fTJ1 (via @TeenAngster) [Photos: tinyurl.com/AgMusPics] #
  • 12:44 Sexy (Awkward) People: a celebration of the perfect portrait (@SexyPeople) www.sexypeople-blog.com/ #
  • 13:11 A Fond Farewell: Funeral sex may be death's best antidote. bit.ly/1N5lS #
  • 13:28 Alan Cumming is hosting MASTERPIECE Mystery! on PBS: bit.ly/gsGZi
    *swoon* #
  • 15:00 Meet our late friend Phil, otherwise known as @Xenarthra's birthday cake: bit.ly/1akZr8 #
  • 17:00 The Cars just came on the stereo. Of course, I turned it all the way up. #
  • 17:25 Had my final ortho appt before brackets come off in a few weeks. Jaw aches now, but I don't care. My teeth will soon be free. Free, I say! #
  • 17:47 Cephalopod Tea Party fan art is now up on cephalopodteaparty.blogspot.com/ #
  • 19:26 Thai food and Star Trek with @tutordennis. #
  • 23:25 I wish Dad were here, so that we could've seen Star Trek together. He was a fan, and I would've loved to hear what he thought of the movie. #

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  • 08:14 Crepes with Rabbit before ortho and dentist appts this morning. #
  • 10:26 Today, 24 April, is Etsy Day! Support the building of a new economy by buying, selling and living handmade: www.etsy.com/ #etsyday #
  • 11:03 Ortho went very well; now enjoying one of the massage chairs at my dentist's office. #
  • 13:57 Brevity is the soul of Twit. Creative brevity changes the world: spillspace.com/2009/brevity-is-the-soul-of-twit/ #
  • 14:12 The tentacular Cephalopod Tea Party blog is having a fabulous contest upon reaching 50 followers! tinyurl.com/CTPmotivation (pls RT) #
  • 15:40 Neat! I'll be covering the steampunk presence at @makerfaire '09 for the Storque, the official Etsy Blog. www.etsy.com/storque/ #etsy #
  • 17:27 Cooking up some pasta primavera with whole wheat rotelle. #
  • 18:11 My Twitter personality: renowned, inquisitive, cautious. Style: garrulous academic ROBOT. twanalyst.com/nullalux [Academic robot?] #
  • 18:22 RT @cephalopodcast: WTFish? "Live shark dumped on Aussie newspaper's doorstep" bit.ly/f0ISI [If it was activists, why kill a shark?] #
  • 18:55 @Xenarthra: Chrome? Please. You know I'm all aged brass and hardwood. I'm down with 'Sing, muse, of the melodrama of machinery' though. ♥ #
  • 19:30 RT @LostZombies: "The 25 Most Essential Jobs During a Zombie Outbreak" bit.ly/f9x79 #
  • 19:55 I love that the "#" is called an octothorp. Just saying. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_sign #
  • 20:14 RT @Gorify: SF Bay Area, zombies wanted to join horde www.craigslist.org/about/best/sfo/20433992.html [Gotta love Craigslist.] #
  • 22:26 Made gingerbread; perhaps it will accompany us to @xthread's brunch tmw. Also sipped fine Bourbon County Stout: tinyurl.com/GIBCS #
  • 22:40 The easiest way to sex your cockroach (kids ask the darndest things): www.boingboing.net/2009/04/24/science-question-fro.html #

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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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  • 09:40 A morning of orthotastic adventures. Full steam ahead. #
  • 09:40 @slyviolet: Wes Anderson always has great sndtrks, doesn't he? Here's 'Les Champs-Élysée' on my Blip.fm station: blip.fm/~2obl1 #
  • 15:00 @slyviolet: Oh, what splendid news! Congrats on the new employ. #
  • 17:45 Being mauled by toddlers is infinitely better than being mauled by orthodontists. #
  • 18:12 Hear ye, here ye! @Theremina is sitting in with @HUMANWINE tonight (6 March) at @dnalounge: www.humanwine.org/ #
  • 19:31 @veevi: As the saying goes: "I'm great in bed. I can nap for DAYS." #
  • 20:33 Marveling at the Picture is Unrelated blog: pictureisunrelated.com/. Their tagline: "Look! I Found U Some Crazy!" #
  • 20:43 You are a beautiful catastrophe, and I'm so glad you're in the world. (If you're wondering if this is for you, it is.) #
  • 21:57 @the_end_is_nigh: Happy anniversary! [Other peeps, have a peek at her shiny new blog: nighfashions.blogspot.com/] #
  • 21:59 @downBOUND: I misread your last natural headache remedy as "icepick" rather than "icepack." Hey, whatever gets the job done... #

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  • 10:47 Mazel tov to the Grub and family! There is now a Grublet, 9+ lbs! #
  • 10:50 @karenbynight: Sending bravery and good wishes to you and the Calvin-kitty this morning. Please keep us posted. #
  • 12:35 Sunny stroll with Hoi Didymoi; it's been a while. Feels wonderful! #
  • 15:10 Working PT this week; today was the first day I really felt on top of curriculum and management. Huzzah! #
  • 15:38 RT @eorchard: New project with Jeff Vandermeer tinyurl.com/b6jf9w [ETA: Eric's artwork is stunning; can't wait to see the cover.] #
  • 00:02 Indian dinner w/ @tutordennis, and—get this—I *chewed* my food! Bionic jaw? In effect. :D #
  • 00:06 Confession: Whenever I sing out loud, I'm really always singing to you, no matter where you are. #
  • 00:11 @Minafae: Subtract yourself? Might you fold up like a telescope? I must tender my most indignant disapproval of a world with less Mina. :) #
  • 00:32 My house is odd. 2 things I said this morn: "On the top shelf, under the giant glow-in-the-dark cricket" and "Right behind the bag of eyes." #
  • 01:33 @cosmos_moon: You're not alone; I also have way too much geeky fun with PowerPoint. I would hardly know how to present a paper without it. #
  • 01:42 Intense @violetblue column on SF's hot issue: DNA Lounge, LGBT discrimination (?), and suspect motives of CA's ABC bit.ly/38uZy #
  • 02:43 RT @dbvictoria: WETA workshop builds double amputee a mermaid's tail tinyurl.com/c3om3s #

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  • 08:59 @angevin2: Indeed, that house is to die for! tinyurl.com/c2fr4g #
  • 09:08 Plinky asked me to name three songs I could be convinced to sing at a karaoke bar: plinky.com/links/6pF #passthemic #
  • 09:36 There are a million ways to bleed. But you are by far my favourite. #
  • 10:05 I am a house. I am "house," exactly. Sometimes I feel as though I had no door, only windows. tinyurl.com/iamhouse #
  • 10:13 @polutlas: Well, these days I am kinda gimpy and I frequently take narcotics. ;) #
  • 10:23 Leaving crumbs as I make my way through the world. Wind scatters them, birds nibble at them, but I pay that no mind. #
  • 10:23 I don't need to find my way back; I have never left. #
  • 18:43 Fabulous post-op! Then @karenbynight and I met w/ @tutordennis for Ethiopian, Paxton Gate, Borderlands Books, and pirate store meanderings. #

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  • 10:08 My ibuprofen + Valium ≠ the Percocet prescribed by my MD. In related news, Kaiser pharmacies = completely dotty for losing my refill. Again. #
  • 10:12 "You know, you could put a gun on that." "Then where would I keep my pencil?" #
  • 10:40 NIMBY, the largest do-it-yourself industrial art space in the Bay Area, is back! That calls for a party: www.nimbyspace.org/?p=425 #
  • 10:55 Cryptozoological sculptor Alex CF made new infant lycanthrope dissection kit on commission for Swiss magician: alexcf.com/blog/?p=193 #
  • 11:34 @TotusMel: Your tatting Instructable looks fantastic! Added to Steam Team blog: tinyurl.com/TattingInstruct #
  • 11:40 Twibs, the list of businesses on Twitter, will now import your Etsy inventory: tinyurl.com/c7fxaw #
  • 13:17 #MrTweet: I recommend @steamteam because they post updates from the Etsy team of steampunk makers, mad scientists & unnatural historians. #
  • 13:24 @shoutingboy: Congrats on the new toy! Can I take it apart and tinker with the insides? :D #
  • 16:03 Quietly munificent with lovingly evasive thoughts about gleefully transient songs. [Twitter Status Generator: tinyurl.com/twitstatus] #
  • 16:40 #MrTweet: I recommend @Steampunksp because their site is an invaluable resource for the [ahem] Portuguese-speaking steampunk community. #
  • 17:23 Spencer's secret Valentine's Day present for @tutordennis arrived! *wiggle* #
  • 17:58 @katealaurel: RE: λόγος: Does logos pr0n help? Text NSFW! tinyurl.com/bpfger #
  • 18:06 #MrTweet: I recommend @mykeamend because his art is stunning and exquisitely-detailed. He is a fellow of Miskatonic yet eclectic tastes. #
  • 20:43 Twice I've been called to my window by rat-a-tat-tat, only to find an insistent series of raindrops tempting me to look out upon the world. #
  • 01:50 @emmiepie: We went to a farmers' market where the corn at this one booth was *ahem* occupied. The sign read: Worms only like the best corn. #
  • 02:13 @amber_benson: The Globetrotters are all fine and good, but Scooby Doo Meets Jonathan Winters? Gold. tinyurl.com/J-WinFTW #

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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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  • 2:07AM @rumhud: Tornados and airports and razor mishaps, oh my! *hug* #
  • 12:50PM @MrTweet: I recommend @the_moonchild because she is an incantation, and I find myself falling down the rabbit hole of her words and photos. #
  • 14:43 The raindrops keep the sky from being lonely, and sing on my windowpane. #
  • 15:41 RT @MaryRobinette: Just had a query to see if I was available to build three crow puppets and "a box of entrails." I love my job. #
  • 16:16 Making lots of fire do lots of pretty things. #
  • 16:44 Wearing my love's hoodie sweater, even though it's so big it makes me look like a little gnome. #
  • 16:55 We're going to be late, it's almost half past π! weheartit.com/entry/358243 #
  • 19:19 Plinky makes it easy to create inspired content. Every day they provide a prompt you can answer. www.plinky.com/people/nullalux #
  • 19:44 @MrTweet: I recommend @baerana because she's kind, compassionate, and tells hilarious anecdotes about her critters. #
  • 23:27 I tap danced to Singin' in the Rain. For ~30 sec. Thus we can determine that I'm in good spirits, but still ought not be left unattended. #
  • 23:36 So I look great, but no lifting, bending, reaching, or standing quickly. I'm still on meds and tire rapidly, but continue to recover well. #
  • 02:15 Haven't gone blind yet, but apparently the clock is ticking: tinyurl.com/bspuv7 #
  • 02:24 @veevi: My packrat rule—if you haven't used it in 2 years, Freecycle that baby. Zombie apocalypse supplies excluded. #

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  • 13:34 Had great visit to ortho with @karenbynight. All is going well! FYI: Cell phone MIA today. #
  • 15:17 Phone recovered due to @karenbynight magic. Morning lovely: Homer (in trans) in bed before rising, breakfast/coffee w/ Rabbit, drowsy nap. #
  • 22:57 Relaxing under antique brown duvet, reading new Craft mag, after yummy nosh w/ @tutordennis. Also, Target run on Percocet is a trip, man. #
  • 00:22 Loverliest earworm ever: ♪ Well, if you want to sing out, sing out/And if you want to be free, be free/'cause there's a million things to be ♪ #
  • 01:03 Time Lapse of Mold and Mushrooms (from BBC/NHK co-produced documentary "Planet Earth" 2006): tinyurl.com/db228g #
  • 01:50 Ave et vale, Lux. Save me the label of that perfume on the table, so I can remember what made a wreck of me. tinyurl.com/goodnightlux #
  • 02:59 A candy-colored clown they call the Sandman tiptoes to my room every night, just to...whisper, "Go to sleep, everything is all right."#

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  • 3:20 AM Peruse Deanna Molinaro's Not-for-Children children's books: http://tinyurl.com/y38jot #
  • 3:44 AM An alligator can't be held responsible for his sudden conniptionous egocentrocities. #
  • 3:56 AM Calendar of reproductions of original collages depicting inventors of fantastical creations: http://www.lulu.com/content/5002069 #
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  • 06:04 Huh. Orchids sure cast interesting shadows on the ceiling by candlelight, particularly when one has stayed up very late watching The Grudge. #
  • 07:17 "Morons, your bus is leaving." www.moviesoundclips.net/movies1/groundhogday/moron.wav #
  • 07:26 @vonslatt: I imagine tiny Doozers gnomes from Fraggle Rock in utility belts, mending me w/ radish dust. I don't know that this is effective. #
  • 07:48 @vonslatt: No, not to fret, my dear, but they are doing a splendid job of osteological osculations to mend my recent mandibular mania. ♥ #
  • 20:42 RT @shoutingboy: An invaluable resource for gaslight & steampunk roleplayers/cosplayers: tinyurl.com/cjov86 #
  • 20:51 Encouraging Kids to Become Makers: MAKE visits Bay Area schools tinyurl.com/MAKEkids #

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  • 09:31 @teawiththecheat: But the junk in your trunk is surely one of your greatest assets. #
  • 14:13 Snuggled all through Thai food and "Psycho Beach Party" last night with the Girl. tinyurl.com/5uugs9 #
  • 14:53 Pain pep-squad doing a bit much rah-rah-sis-boom-bah yesterday, so lymphatic massage @ 5P. But recovery's going much more quickly this time! #
  • 23:25 I've misplaced my glasses (exactly how is left as an exercise for the reader), and took the opportunity to mod out my spare cat-eye frames. #
  • 23:42 @mactavish: Arugula pesto is also mighty tasty: tinyurl.com/arugulapestoyum #

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  • 13:02 Having way too much fun for a girl who can't eat, read, drive, watch movies, talk, or play on the internet. No, seriously. #
  • 13:09 Superstar @tutordennis lowered his blood pressure substantially and lost ~20 lbs. No meds, just good old elbow grease—whatever that is. :) #

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  • 19:59 Follow @FarmSanctuary on Twitter to make it easier to keep up with the extraordinary work they do each day. www.farmsanctuary.org/ #
  • 20:33 Also, FANTASTIC DR VISIT! Unwired, unsplinted, and sporting sassy new bite. Bring on some of good-old Apuleius' polentae caseatae. Bring it! #

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  • 10:27 Didn't set pain med alarm. Woke 15 min later in what can only be described as soul-ripped-from-body purgatory. Nota bene: TAKE MEDS ON TIME. #
  • 22:27 1st post-surgery brunch outing w/ mum, dancekitty, @shoutingboy, @karenbynight, and @tutordennis. I had peppermint twist soy mocha. Delish! #
  • 22:51 Rest of day was very sweet; spent giggly time w/ sis, watched musicals; had yummiest avocado shake ever: tinyurl.com/avocadolicious #
  • 00:41 Fond farewell to my Sm Flora Specimen, Yeare 1803, brought back from an anachronistic expedition of the Prof's: tinyurl.com/ne-erwas #
  • 00:58 P.S. I love you guys. *sniff* ♪ Somebody's crying/Singing rain, storm, fire, wind/Somebody's praying/Somebody's singing/L-rd, Kum bay yah. ♪ #

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  • 18:59 @ragani: How funny! Yes, I found him most delightful. #
  • 19:04 In other news, jaw still broken. Still king. Perhaps latter part was one of those frequent narcotic hallucinations. This is me not minding. #
  • 23:01 Happily ensconsed with me mum and me sis, watching funnies on the cathode ray. Who knew my family had super-secret jaw-healing powers? #
  • 01:20 So I awoke dreamily in the middle of the night to take pain meds and attempt to brush my teeth afterward with my special Hello Kitty brush. #
  • 01:37 (I'm a big hygeine fan, even w/out broken jaw.) But alas, I used the handle side, on which princess HK was wearing a VERY pointy tiara. Heh. #

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