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tweets for 2008-03-31

Gah, 0630 is actually 0530 and it sure feels like it. Gonna be hard to get the kids up

One of the selling points of Windows Mobile is that it runs Windows. Since when was Windows something people wanted more of?

ethauvin my French ain’t too hot but that sounds juicy

already submitted 2 error reports about display issues in IE

since we started using bugzilla, I’ve submitted 1,592 issues. 122 are not resolved. The oldest is from Mar 3 2006

so our payroll (and thereby time reporting) is being outsourced. We’re gonna timereport via the web. I FORESEE FAIL

i can haz emailz?? YEZ KITTEH, YOU CAN!!!

from now on, all my calc.exe needs will be handled by the emacs scratch buffer. Elisp evaluation FTW!

bah, allsvenskan.se one day after the league starts: no stats available. SEMI-EPIC FAIL

Proposed new Support desk motto: ODERINT DUM METUANT

Tram is buggered, riding a bus instead

dreaming about tilt-shift lenses

tweets for 2008-03-30

DST timechange sux. Gimme my hour back! Why can’t we be on summertime year round???

w00t I got the least unattractive cashier at Max. My day is complete :P

“not unattractive” does not translate to “quick on the uptake” though

Man I’m gonna be tired tomorrow. Damn DST

tweets for 2008-03-29

Planning Viking’s first solo walk to the store. We’re gonna do a dry run first…

I’m pissed I lost out on an online auction. I need to realing my priorities I think.

Show on TV is a contest between choirs. WTF?

how the hell can the cat arrange herself over my legs to make me so uncomfortable? gerroff, you!

tweets for 2008-03-28

On my way in to sub rosa

Lloyd Cole’s “Fall Together” feels strangely apropos this morning

whoah ketchup effect

suddenly thinking about Arthur Ransome’s “Great Northern”. Need to dig it out of storage

time to knock off for the week?

Heading home for the weekend

srsly Picasa is a fucking dog at the moment

stop spelling “lens” “lense”!!!

google confirms: lens has 88 million hits, lense only 3 million

tweets for 2008-03-27

punching in, need tea

tweets for 2008-03-26

punching in, Symantec hogging all the resources as per usual

i have not prepared for the coming meeting :(

listening to some Kate Voegele after a recommendation from @mc. Nothing too earth-shattering but female vocalists are always nice

enjoying @gruber’s linkfeed

tweets for 2008-03-25

Taking a break at McD’s at Klinga, south of Norrköping

arrived safely

whoah too much unread in Bloglines…

tweets for 2008-03-24

Grabbing a meal at Gustafs in Halmstad. Freakishly snowing still

Easter Monday dinner - 10cm snow

tweets for 2008-03-23

Relaxing in (relatively) snowy Halland. Hung out w/ nephew Erik an hour

Bit miffed I missed the Elin Ruth Sigvardsson concert on Thursday

MORE SNOW???

tweets for 2008-03-22

Arrived safely at parents in Risarp after nice smooth sunny trip

tweets for 2008-03-21

horrible visit to IKEA afflicted with rampant mission creep

Visiting Hanna with Joanna and Viking

tweets for 2008-03-20

I’m by myself at the support desk today, gonna have to watch the stress levels…

my handwriting, never good, is now perfectly atrocious

“De mortuis nil nisi bonum” seems to apply to most commentary on Arthur C Clarke’s death

trying hard to care, and failing

man I’m bored

yah!

Scary video: http://tinyurl.com/3by2bj

jeez the angst of ex-Reddit users is hard to take seriously: http://tinyurl.com/2mj9p2

trying to find out why my office amplifier bugs out randomly

now’s the time after the conf call when I really should move my ass home but seem glued to the seat…

The only thing wrong with tumblr is that I’m sharing a platform with that ass Jakob Lodwick

tweets for 2008-03-19

twitcing with info-stress

getting a handle of the messed-up date ranges

I think Disqus is trying to do a bit too much. They don’t really seem sure what problem they’re trying to solve

listening to some Ryan Adams after recommendation from @tarek, enjoying it so far

eyelids drooping

tweets for 2008-03-18

punching in

I feel my work here is done

Arthur C Clarke has passed on, that’s sad

tweets for 2008-03-17

On the tube in to work, running late and listening to Kent

Valleywag sez Ebay will dump VCLK for affiliate marketing, that won’t be good for the stock

punching in

fsck you Outlook

Outlook finally(?) snaps out of its catatonia

of course Symantec does its bit to hinder productivity

hankering for candy

yup confirmed, Ebay kicks out Commission Junction for affiliate marketing in the US. Stock down

Late fall of snow is making me cold wet and miserable

Where the fuck’s my fucking train?

Here it is looking indescribably gloomy and wet

tweets for 2008-03-16

Damn John Scalzi and I are the same age

tweets for 2008-03-15

pity I care zilch about birds, could’ve taken some nice pics of the coots in the canal

Viking disses Charlotte Pirelli

also has issues with Amy Diamond’s dancing

Poor performance by Björn Gustavsson

Pirelli wins

tweets for 2008-03-14

back in the saddle after yesterday’s course

no sauna for me tonight, I’m gonna go see Hanna @ SCÄ

I forgot what I was gonna tweet

Weird color combo this woman is wearing: yellow shoes, cerise pants blue jacket with lime liner, purple scarf

Still too low volume on my Sahara Hotnights tracks :(

tweets for 2008-03-12

sigh what’s the use of getting in early when Symantec sez “I’m gonna freeze your computer for 15 minutes looking for bad stuff”?

there’s something deeply wrong with this lappy

turned out that just because outlook couldn’t start, nothing else worked (including USB ports). Thanks MSFT, thanks a fucking bunch

thank god for bash history

80s era Elvis Costello still rocks the socks off his later work

Internet abstinence is hard :(

Stuck in front of the computer again, sigh.

tweets for 2008-03-11

Still psyched after last night’s Call of Duty 4 session. Awesome game, but a bit too easy on Regular difficulty

tweets for 2008-03-10

Was settling down for 2 hours of work before daycare duty, then got a call. Been here since 9

omg VCLK stock is in death spiral

gah work lappy screen went haywire after 15 minutes, back on backup machine

chicken coming along nicely

pondering replacement kit lens: used 18-70 or new 18-55 VR?

ok time to log off

tweets for 2008-03-09

Work lappy screen is acting up again. I got a blue screen too, which points to the motherboard. Problem is, I need that machine tomorrow

finished up the Gunroom email

tweets for 2008-03-08

In Kungens Kurva, running errands to IKEA

Long wait in the post-checkout delivery part of IKEA. After that I have to use the cargo rails. Joy

YES Carola går inte vidare till final!

tweets for 2008-03-07

the kid is with me in the office this AM

i’m pissed I hve a bunch of Elvis Costello songs marked as unplayed, I’m playing them silently to get rid of them from the list

the day I get a Volvo is the day someone buys it for me

Seeking Alpha sez MSFT should buy the mothership. I can be a ’Softie, no sweat ;)

dang, I’d like to be able to edit my tweets instead of having to delete and post again

heading off home for the weekend

tweets for 2008-03-06

yay managed to get VPN to play along with wireless

1024x768 is just too darn small for serious work

laundry sorted

doing the SOX delaying tango

tweets for 2008-03-05

What’s with Leo LaPorte? Latest TWiTs have”featured” Scoble and Dave Winer. Not interesting at all

“en dag utan dig är som en dag utan nikotin”

WM-data finally ditch their 70s name

trying to get back into the work groove

mmm my merino wool cap is now washed and warm. And to all you mulesing protestors: wear polyester and shut up

argh Tumblr down

Train is pax0red

tweets for 2008-03-04

cold this morning

sooo hungry… early lunch ahoy

gonna head to daycare and pick up a very tired young man

working at home

political temp in the US is heating up, normally neutral bloggers are taking sides

tweets for 2008-03-03

punching in

w00t stock purchasing plan netted me 19 shares ;)

pondering a ticket

unexpected fun reading: Berkshire Hathway’s chairman’s letter

heading off home, no internet for me when I’m there, scold me if you see me!

On the tube, going home. Internet moratorium not in effect on public transport!

For some reason, Docenterna’s “Sverige varken ser eller hör” is excellent tube music. Great female backing vocals by Idde Schultz

tweets for 2008-03-01

Gonna play me some Red Alert 2 on my fav map: Bay of Pigs!

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