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  • 09:51:10: Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; or close the wall up with our English dead.
  • 14:18:26: Productive meetings this morning, and lunch at Sprout Cafe in Palo Alto.
  • 15:56:17: How exciting! Seems someone hacked my credit card and tried to go on a bit of a crime spree. Glad my bank flagged it.
  • 18:48:02: So the inside of my head has been nominated as AWESOME. Go vote for X-Ray Vision on (via @ivanawesomeoff):
  • 22:20:08: Oh yes. "Futureworld" (circa 1976) is the cat's pajamas. "I'm a 500; I'm not programmed for sex" is my new pick-up line.
  • 22:26:00: Almost tops last week's "Waxwork" and its stunning sequel "Waxwork II: Lost in Time." ( and

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  • 19:26:15: RT @paulandstorm: [S] In the 4th century A.D., a vast empire is consolidated and comforted by Attila the Hug. #alternatehistory
  • 19:30:01: How delightful, a pox.
  • 19:42:30: RT @shoutingboy: Go tell the Lacedemonians that we lie here until brunchtime. #alternatehistory [See why I love this man?]
  • 20:03:43: I'm hunched over a typewriter; I guess you call that painting in a cave, and there's a word I can't remember and a feeling I cannot escape.
  • 20:35:08: I know what would be awesome... #moonfruit
  • 20:46:34: Baby fruit bat yawning! (via @thestapeliaco)
  • 20:57:00: RT @CurioCabinet: The Skull Cathedral of Otranto, Italy (via Morbid Anatomy):
  • 23:45:37: I am devoured, so very sweetly.

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1:18pm RT @steamteam: RT @choklit: Help Baby Seal Club get our own custom Facebook URL - be a fan of our new page!
1:34pm It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward. ~Lewis Carroll
7:19pm Unnecessary Quotation Marks: (Although this gaffe is annoying enough that I wonder why one would seek out examples.)
7:23pm The Gallery of the Absurd: Abandon sense, all ye who enter here
9:23pm The Bean just nipped right through my MacBook cord. Plus, she's spotted. Rabbits, man.
12:17am ♫♪ I'm waiting for the train / the subway that only goes one way ♪♫ - Bright Eyes covers Elliott Smith:
1:08am The Treacle Well: @nullalux has changed her Tumblr blog layout and updates. Peruse if you are inclined:

Nota Bene: So apparently LoudTwitter (@loudtweeter) is dead: Any other similar options (auto-posts from Twitter to another blog, such as LJ) out there? ETA: Has anyone used Twittinesis:
  • 11:38 Full fathom five thy father lies/Of his bones are coral made/Those are pearls that were his eyes #
  • 11:39 Nothing of him that doth fade/But doth suffer a sea-change/Into something rich and strange #
  • 11:41 Assemblog of Michael deMeng: Trials and tribulations of an assemblage artist on the go and his love affair w/ rusty things #
  • 17:18 Update: EMSA First Aid and Adult/Child CPR & AED class instead. I hear Hayward is lovely at 9A on a Sat. #
  • 00:33 RT @jaborwhalky: I want everything here - Paraphernalia #
  • 01:50 I am unabashedly wearing my bunny princess pajamas. #
  • 01:54 RT @CurioCabinet: The Dollar Dreadful Family Library, for the distinguished reader or particularly wealthy dunder-head #
  • 02:02 Sixty Intriguing High-Resolution Textures and Backgrounds: #
  • 02:33 I have changed my Twitter graphics. Behold: #

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  • 16:33 I feel your teeth marks on my bones. #
  • 18:16 Nice workout today. Now running @steamteam errands. #
  • 19:26 Awkward Family Photos, horrible little doggie edition: (well met, @awkwardfamily) #
  • 19:41 @shoutingboy: "It eats you starting with your bottom." #
  • 19:52 "Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words." #

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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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  • 09:18 On the Wunderkammer, @TotusMel finds the slightly odd, the darkly beautiful, the elegant and steamy pieces of goodness: #
  • 09:27 Worm Therapy uses hookworms and tapeworms to modulate Crohn's disease/immune system disorders: (via @boingboing) #
  • 09:30 Artist Kate Street blends the fanciful with the macabre: #
  • 11:26 RT @blakespot: 15 words you won't believe they added to the dictionary #
  • 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. ♫ #
  • 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 #
  • 15:47 Visit @CourageCampaign to sign pledge, fwd new "Fidelity" vid to your friends: #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: #
  • 21:19 Topsy: A Fresh Search Index Powered by the Social Web - #
  • 21:24 Also try searching for any topic on Topsy; for example, "steampunk" #
  • 21:29 Your Worst Fears Come Alive with Morbid Crochet Art (via @inventorspot) #
  • 21:34 Eureka! Submit your work to the Invention Gallery on @inventorspot: #
  • 21:49 Luna Parc is a perpetual work-in-progress environmental sculpture park (miniatures, anatomy, insects, workshops, etc.) #
  • 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...) #
  • 22:11 RT @BoingBoing: Zombie haiku contest - best entry wins the game of Plants vs. Zombies #
  • 22:16 Horse dentures free to a good home: (via @Qnonymous) #
  • 22:21 Video of @makerfaire prototype sculpture, knit w/surgical tubing and filled w/ colored liquids (via @craft): #
  • 23:03 Have you checked your listing on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages? Here's mine: #
  • 23:39 County of San Mateo declares 30-31 May "Maker's Weekend" in celebration of @makerfaire: #
  • 00:33 RT @CurioCabinet: The @CurioCabinet page on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages: (register yours!) #
  • 00:33 RT @steamteam: The @steamteam page on @Twellow, the Twitter Yellow Pages: (register yours!) #
  • 01:10 Entranced by the Indo-Malayan mimic octopus, et al: #

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  • 09:51 Take a gander at @vonslatt's new amp for @nathanfhtagn: [And thanks for the @steamteam shout-out as well!] #
  • 12:12 Out for a jog with my favorite Didymoi. #
  • 13:36 Wag more. Bark less. #
  • 14:36 For what we are about to see next, we must enter quietly into the realm of genius. #
  • 14:49 And another congrats to @slurketta on her @HauteMacabre feature: #
  • 14:51 RT @slyviolet: Art Snark is offering The Charming Snark Key in a giveaway contest on her blog, check it out! #
  • 20:18 Decided to limit my own art at @makerfaire '09, so I can devote more time to overseeing the ten @steamteam vendors' amazing mail-in work. ♥ #
  • 01:02 Buffy (and butter shots) w/ Rabbit. Now whenever a Whedon character is happy, I'm immediately suspicious of the sudden but inevitable anvil. #

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  • 10:05 RT @CurioCabinet: Take a second to help out @CurioCabinet! Vote for us on Twibs at (Please RT) #
  • 12:25 Out for a sunny jog with Hoi Didymoi. We must have applied a gallon of sunscreen between us. #
  • 15:17 Free Maker Faire admission to qualified teachers (only 500 tix avail): #
  • 16:07 One touch of nature makes the whole world kin... Top Ten Shakespeare Quotations for Earth Day: #
  • 16:17 From TV bromances to political man crushes, male bisexuality has gone mainstream: (hehe: "bromances") #
  • 22:06 I am an expert dishwasher-loader...I have a process. Also, I have kung-fu and @tutordennis snuggles and potstickers. #
  • 02:45 Aha! To-do list done, with 15 minutes to spare. 3A is a perfectly good bedtime, just as 3 in. is a very good height indeed. </caterpillar> #

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  • 09:11 All owl, all the time. Livestreaming baby owl cam: #
  • 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: #
  • 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 #
  • 15:02 Attn Artisans & Purveyors of Fine Goods! Registration for both the Steamcon Art Show and the Vendor’s Room is now open: #
  • 18:16 Next year in Twitter: A Facebook Haggadah (only slightly-weirded Passover story as told via FB) #
  • 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: #
  • 18:56 RT @skydiver: @realgeeksride is 2 geeks biking across the USA to get geeks to bike to work. Buy them lunch! #
  • 20:01 Lethally poisonous snakes are nice and cute and all, but [...] the interesting action really is: cephalopods. #
  • 20:23 Craftastrophe (@craftastrophe): Because Handmade Isn't Always Pretty [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: #

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  • 11:54 Greatly enjoyed playing w/ Mr. Smokey McButtons last night. Such a sweet ratty! Also met Jabba the frog and James Brown the fancy goldfish. #
  • 11:57 @teawiththecheat: In what strange alternate universe are you supposedly fat, my dear? :D #
  • 14:18 SF Zombie Swarm and after-party tonight! #
  • 14:24 RT @zombiemobstar: We shall dine on BRAAAAINS. #zombiemob #
  • 14:32 @the_end_is_nigh: Mazel tov on the new job! In what field are you working? #
  • 15:04 RT @paynesgrey: I'm really starting to appreciate the whole 'spanked them all soundly and sent them to bed' part of the nursery rhyme. #
  • 20:10 @geofollow San Mateo, California 94401 #steampunk #artists #neovictorian #
  • 20:33 I have four new chairs, but have been forbidden from decoupaging them with cricket anatomy. *humph* #
  • 20:40 Thy letters have transported me beyond / This ignorant present, and I feel now / The future in the instant. (Macbeth, Act I, Scene 5) #
  • 21:36 Kagaba natives in Colombia preferred [the] missionary [position] because of the stability it offers; they believed... #
  • 21:36 ...that if the woman moved during intercourse, the earth would slip off the shoulders of the four giants who held it up above the waters. #
  • 22:11 The Cashinahua[s] use the missionary position to stay stable when they have sex in a forest stream to avoid insect bites. ☆themoreyouknow☆ #
  • 22:20 Facing rampant Ambulothanatophobia! #
  • 23:17 Watching "Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street" in Korean. #
  • 00:28 Changed my Tumblr layout. The Treacle Well: #
  • 00:51 @dangerpudding: I'm so sorry. We'll be thinking of you, sweetie. *hugs* #
  • 00:54 @the_end_is_nigh: Oh, fun! I used to be a barista, and now I'm a total coffee snob; it's dreadful. #
  • 01:16 Burmese for dinner tonight. The cuisine, not the feline. #
  • 02:53 Classics of Steampunk on Flashlight Worthy: handpicked book recommendations #

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A sneaky peek:
Antique Artist Hands
I am reaching, but I fall
And the stars are black and cold.

~Les Miserables, "Javert's Suicide"

( More ephemera from 24 March 2009 ) [Theme du jour: Les Mis.]
  • 09:02 Sipping tea and getting an Etsy order ready to ship. #
  • 09:08 RT @karenbynight: Also, musing on starting twitter-like site, [ETA: Capital idea, but we'd also need, just for squees] #
  • 10:07 Take a second to help out @nullalux! Vote for them on Twibs at #
  • 10:12 Help @ZKitten get to @makerfaire '09! Check out her sales and Etsy shops: #
  • 10:24 RT @vegan_nation: @stephenfry to speak out against the seal hunt barbarism while he is enjoying his nature film tour! #sealhunt09 #
  • 11:37 @the_moonchild: Thank you for the shout-out, my sweet! Also, I love your Twitter page background photo. Whence? #
  • 15:37 This shaking keeps me steady. I should know. / What falls away is always. And is near. (T. Roethke: "The Waking," 1953) #
  • 19:53 More Watchmen, this time with @artmonstergirl and @shoutingboy. I'm a glutton. #

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Visionary Film #17, Twisted Nerve
In a dark time, the eye begins to see,
I meet my shadow in the deepening shade;
I hear my echo in the echoing wood—

~Theodore Roethke, “In a Dark Time”

( More ephemera from 23 March 2009, including some artsy NSFW images )

Look down The Treacle Well with me...

A sneaky peek:
You need never again have a worry or care,
I will show you a miracle, marvelous, rare.

~Toby, “Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

( More ephemera from 16 March 2009 )
  • 06:55 Xmas & Christmas: A Lost Chapter from Herodotus (C.S. Lewis) (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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( More ephemera from 27 February 2009 )

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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: #
  • 10:55 Cryptozoological sculptor Alex CF made new infant lycanthrope dissection kit on commission for Swiss magician: #
  • 11:34 @TotusMel: Your tatting Instructable looks fantastic! Added to Steam Team blog: #
  • 11:40 Twibs, the list of businesses on Twitter, will now import your Etsy inventory: #
  • 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:] #
  • 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! #
  • 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. #

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