goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,

{microblog} July 2010

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@InLyrics “Sir, more than kisses, letters mingle souls; for, thus friends absent speak” - John Donne !received package yesterday, thank you!
10:15 AM Jul 1st via web

The Morality of Violence--Reflecting on Toronto
1:06 PM Jul 1st via twitterfeed Retweeted by you

at the lake near Balmy Beach Club.
9:30 PM Jul 1st via Twitpic

Children calling the fireworks "stars" & all these people on the beach, at the lake, who are usually indoors by nightfall. It`s nice to see.
9:43 PM Jul 1st via txt

cruisers on my street - cops on boardwalk patrol.
10:28 PM Jul 1st via Twitpic

forgot 'The Daily Show' would be on because it felt like a Friday or a weekend (J. had the day off) & there were fireworks, so yay surprise!
12:08 AM Jul 2nd via DestroyTwitter

Earlier 924pm sitting @ pier waiting for fireworks
12:35 AM Jul 2nd via Twitpic

WSIB fixes troubled injured worker re-training program
5:16 AM Jul 2nd via twitterfeed Retweeted by you

@TorontoStar yeah right, all fixed ta da! everything's all good now. w/system owned by employers who hurt their employees. who's the winner?
11:56 AM Jul 2nd via web in reply to TorontoStar

finally finished letter for Carol. Mailing today!
Friday, July 02, 2010 6:52:10 PM via Twitpic

New books! lots of inspiring prompts, hooray!
Friday, July 02, 2010 9:22:09 PM via Twitpic

sunrise with Tallman on the stone pier. F'n early.
Saturday, July 03, 2010 5:51:05 AM via Twitpic

"here comes the sun... & i say, it`s all right..."
Saturday, July 03, 2010 6:06:07 AM via Twitpic

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: The Killers (51), Fleetwood Mac (21) and Joni Mitchell (18) #lastfm music
Saturday, July 03, 2010 1:09:08 PM via

Today's the 25th anniversary of "Back to the Future" - The movie that popularized DeLoreans, Flux Capacitors, & almost nailing your own mom.
Saturday, July 03, 2010 3:04:28 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

"Back to the Future" is 25 today. "I'm sure that in 1985 plutonium is available in every corner drugstore"
Saturday, July 03, 2010 4:09:50 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

watching & listening to 'My Own Private Oshawa' on CTV "written by & starring Second City alumni & off-Broadway star Jonathan Wilson" Great!
Saturday, July 03, 2010 9:14:55 PM via DestroyTwitter

at the lake with Dad & Kathie! Surprise visit!
1:56 PM Jul 5th via Twitpic

called in to cover 2hrs (5 to 7) at work & then I'll see Dad again tonight. He'll finally meet my Tallman! &my dad lost a lot of weight : (
Monday, July 05, 2010 4:46:37 PM via web

had a good night w/Dad, Kathie, Bruce & @jjmk1978 - how my fiancé met my Dad & this is me & my dad :)
Tuesday, July 06, 2010 3:28:20 PM via DestroyTwitter

6 years already? & it`s been forever.
Tuesday, July 06, 2010 6:06:38 PM via txt

Unplanned but here on my dad`s father`s birthday.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:40:19 PM via Twitpic

Previous tweet is from yesterday (06 July 2010 @ 6:02pm) but TwitPic didn't post it.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:42:41 PM via web

Dad just laid out the dolla dolla bills, y`all.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:45:47 PM via Twitpic

& that's also what my "6 years" twitter post meant... six years since we were there, when my Granny was put to rest.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:47:10 PM via web

& the TwitPic of Dad paying for dinner was from last night, too. I see my Dad once a year if I'm lucky, so the past 2 days was a good thing.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:51:16 PM via web

had a brief visit with sister-friend Ada - she showed up at The Beach/es & we sat at the park down my street. Good to have seen her & Scott!
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 6:59:17 PM via DestroyTwitter

Me: "ada & i are similar, aren`t we?" J: "yes, actually..." Me: "How?" J: "you`ve got a connection. you can kinda sense it / see it."
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:12:42 PM via txt

J. tapped me on shoulder, I took off his headphones & he gave me "One Fast Move Or I'm Gone - Kerouac's Big Sur" & said it was from Stella &
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:57:00 PM via DestroyTwitter

...& he said that she said, "here, give this to Amber for me" & I don't have any idea if it's FOR me or on loan but it's KEROUAC & awesome.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:57:54 PM via DestroyTwitter

...& then I ran out the apartment & yelled, "STELLA!" but she was gone & so I don't know but this is awesome & how are people so damn cool?
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:59:10 PM via DestroyTwitter

I love steve & stephen.
Thursday, July 08, 2010 1:44:12 AM via Twitpic

Free birthday beverage from Starbucks.
Thursday, July 08, 2010 11:43:06 AM via Twitpic

registered for next semester - sept, 2010..
Thursday, July 08, 2010 12:59:10 PM via Twitpic

sandwich in a can? yes we can... but we really shouldn't. <-watching 'The Colbert Report' & drinking sleepy tea that's not making me sleepy.
Friday, July 09, 2010 12:55:54 AM via web

likes the sound of thunder in the morning.
Friday, July 09, 2010 8:07:48 AM via web

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Grizzly Bear (63), Lily Allen (50) and Stars (35) #lastfm music
Saturday, July 10, 2010 3:11:11 PM via

<-still here. I've been entirely consumed with saving every entry from the LJ embodiment community into the memories section. (ooo thunder!)
Sunday, July 11, 2010 4:43:23 PM via DestroyTwitter

RT @cynicallytested: Now the world cup is over, the world will have to go back to learning geography through wars and tsunamis.
Monday, July 12, 2010 6:27:13 AM via DestroyTwitter

listening to 'The Jack Kerouac Collection' (i've read some of his journals, books - fave: 'the dharma bums') & wow, i need to get outside.
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:20:07 PM via DestroyTwitter

meant, i need to get outside more not because i'm sitting here listening to this great album as i paste things into my paper journal, but -
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:21:49 PM via DestroyTwitter

meant to clarify that i want to get out more or take better notes of the things i see & experience about me - whether i go outside or not !
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:23:03 PM via DestroyTwitter

loves jazz music & thinks it's been since before J. moved in I last listened to my stereo tuned to Jazz FM -& so hearing Kerouac w/jazz = <3
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:25:04 PM via DestroyTwitter

friends, i need help. i wanna be taken out into that night. sit on pier & talk about life. get back to poetry. go by the rex on queen. live.
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:28:16 PM via DestroyTwitter

living in one of those cities w/inspiration in every neighbourhood - from the trendy to the outdated forgotten streets - i want to see & be!
Monday, July 12, 2010 10:37:18 PM via DestroyTwitter

returned from walk at boardwalk w/ Stella & her dog Lola on this July night. Exchanged verbal postcards of where we've been. (i needed that)
Monday, July 12, 2010 11:40:59 PM via DestroyTwitter

found out from TMZ (awake late) that it was the 62nd birthday of Richard Simmons July 12th! (i still have workout videos)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:27:40 AM via DestroyTwitter

having 3 hours sleep (if that) is super! add to that being a literal bloody mess first thing in the morning & that makes for a great start!
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 8:14:50 AM via DestroyTwitter

mentally, all's well. i'm using scissors to slice apart various (free) toronto mags & papers for collages & journal into clippings folder.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 8:17:45 AM via DestroyTwitter

got sidetracked & started watching & fave'ing more G20 videos on youtube:
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 8:49:07 AM via DestroyTwitter

sore ear again - it's the rightside this time - and the left never quite recovered (as evidenced by volume levels). pain started last night.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 6:51:30 PM via DestroyTwitter

read in 't.o.night' paper that 'Woman, 61, Assaulted In Cemetery' - beaten & sexually assaulted at Pine Hills Cemetery. (i was just there)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 7:08:59 PM via DestroyTwitter

"six months after an earthquake pummelled Haiti's capital region to the ground, 100's of 1000's are still homeless." why am i not surprised?
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 7:28:16 PM via DestroyTwitter

@InLyrics received your postcard & it made me feel fuzzy inside & made me feel love that you could see what you do. (Tallman liked it too)
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 9:38:45 PM via web in reply to InLyrics

Wonderful wishes to someone who had a happy birthday - the lovely & amazing photographer / blogger: @oceanarias - Happy Birthday, Krista! <3
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 11:54:41 PM via DestroyTwitter

(not) news: "While the bulk of images & video have come from the public, some were taken by undercover officers who were in the G20 crowds."
Thursday, July 15, 2010 1:39:22 PM via DestroyTwitter

learned about 'digital drugs' from online news: "kids are going to flock to these sites just to see what it's about" - well, now more will.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 1:47:50 PM via DestroyTwitter

&the media says 'digital drugs could be a gateway drug to illegal substances' &i say that anything could be a gateway if you want to try it.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 1:50:49 PM via DestroyTwitter

'she was gone' came to me while washing dishes & listening to the Stars new album 'The Five Ghosts' on my stereo.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 4:36:33 PM via DestroyTwitter

J & I are both relieved we wiki spoiled the end of Dexter Season 4. It would have been too shocking otherwise. It still made me cry bigtime.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 8:58:53 PM via txt

"All I really really want our love to do / Is to bring out the best in me and in you too" - joni mitchell, 'All I Want'
Friday, July 16, 2010 3:10:01 AM via DestroyTwitter

"BP finally choked off the flow of oil[...]85 days [...]184 million gallons" their shares immediately go up/all forgiven? It's not right.
Friday, July 16, 2010 2:49:04 PM via DestroyTwitter

wonders now just how long a spinning top can spin...
Saturday, July 17, 2010 12:21:36 AM via txt

J & I are going to see 'Inception' - yay!
Saturday, July 17, 2010 6:36:15 AM via Twitpic

'spinning' update was made after watching 'Inception' w/Tallman last night - home from theatre after 1am. Belated twitpic updated 2hrs ago.
Saturday, July 17, 2010 9:04:07 AM via DestroyTwitter

started shift at 10am today (still working until 5pm) & who should be here this morning but 'sexy streetcar driver'! & we talked for awhile.
Saturday, July 17, 2010 12:22:09 PM via txt

thinks it`s cool when coincidences happen, flukes, things of that sort. Also, some chatty people here today & it`s been good having convos.
Saturday, July 17, 2010 12:49:52 PM via txt

Tallman showed up as I was writing in my paper journal - putting the punctuation at the end of "...& so I`m lucky to have my Tallman." (aw)
Saturday, July 17, 2010 1:41:57 PM via txt

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Jack Kerouac (72), Ladytron (67) and Joni Mitchell (44) #lastfm music
Saturday, July 17, 2010 6:54:23 PM via

had a nice time hanging out with Mr. & Mrs. Jones today. (!) Afterward, the health clinic to discover ear infection in both ears. Scarring.
9:11 PM Jul 20th via DestroyTwitter

clipping newspapers, I see: "Has the world forgotten Haiti?" &think no, it's just yesterday's news. What about a lot of places? Out of mind.
12:04 AM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter

@InLyrics it seems that it's only individuals, for the most part, or a few organizations - but media & gov't & main public eye is elsewhere.
9:47 AM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@InLyrics maybe it's because unless you can main it your focus, it's difficult to maintain the front page on any one specific tragedy?
9:48 AM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@InLyrics as for the ear infection(s), I have a prescription but I can't afford it at this time. & I still don't know why I have this?
9:50 AM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@InLyrics you read the Dexter spoiler? I can't wait to see the next season. & I'm so glad the show has remained awesome, well written &such.
9:51 AM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

watching Carl Safina: 'The oil spill`s unseen culprits, victims' on TEDTalks via itunes. (heartbreaking)
10:55 AM Jul 21st via txt

"I refuse to acknowledge this as anything like an accident. I think that this is the result of gross negligence..." - Carl Safina
11:01 AM Jul 21st via txt

received birthday wishes postcard. AiW! thanks!
4:12 PM Jul 21st via Twitpic

@ebertchicago sigh. that was my first thought after seeing the film: "wonders now just how long a spinning top can spin..." oh, so hopeful.
8:13 PM Jul 21st via DestroyTwitter in reply to ebertchicago

RT @ebertchicago
"Inception:" To make a long story short, we don't know if the top falls over, or what.
8:09 PM Jul 21st via SocialOomph Retweeted by you and 77 others

11:34 AM Jul 22nd via DestroyTwitter

listened to the Woody Allen interview on Q & now is hoping someone rich will offer up Toronto as a place for Woody Allen to film a flick.
2:53 PM Jul 22nd via DestroyTwitter

thinks it`s freakin` awesome to live around the corner from a street festival - fantastic music - queen street, the beach/es. i`m so lucky!
7:41 PM Jul 22nd via txt

My neighbourhood right now (7:22pm EST) - yay!
7:41 PM Jul 22nd via Twitpic

OMG bubble gun!
8:18 PM Jul 22nd via Twitpic

This is definitely one of those moments in life where you know you`re in the right place at the right time & everything was worth it. <3
8:20 PM Jul 22nd via txt

check out 'God Made Me Funky' at Queen & Waverly outside Starbucks & the Salty Dog. Funktastic. Excellent performers & so much fun.
9:18 PM Jul 22nd via txt

Look at the kitty!
6:29 PM Jul 23rd via Twitpic

Rainbow cat!
12:30 AM Jul 24th via Twitpic

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Jack Kerouac (59), Beck (26) and Sting (20) #lastfm music
Saturday, July 24, 2010 4:41:38 PM via

appreciates the happy birthday wishes & such from the good people I've been fortunate to know online & in so-called real life. (Thank you!)
Sunday, July 25, 2010 8:29:54 PM via DestroyTwitter

wow - that 'friendly fire' story of the Canadians that were killed at the start of the war is mentioned in documents posted to WikiLeaks
Monday, July 26, 2010 11:03:16 PM via DestroyTwitter

listening to our news media sound surprised they were given false information, that the gov't/military could actually lie to us - really?
Monday, July 26, 2010 11:07:22 PM via DestroyTwitter

BP guy gets 20 million & a new job in Russia. BP's shares go up 5%. Win / Win, right? Oh wait. There's the actual spill & devastation.
Monday, July 26, 2010 11:12:05 PM via DestroyTwitter

RT @ ebertchicago
Corporations are emotionally handicapped. They can feel greed, but not shame.
Monday, July 26, 2010 10:27:58 PM via Tweetie for Mac Retweeted by you and 100+ others

likes the white hair! (see twitpic)
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 5:47:06 AM via Twitpic

blog post! previous birthdays: in retrospect ->
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 1:25:02 PM via DestroyTwitter

heading to the hospital because the beaches clinic won`t touch the breast cyst. i knew they wouldn`t. this is going to suck. (i miss my GP!)
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 4:46:05 PM via txt

wonders if that doctor thought the cyst was too big to handle - or my breasts.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 4:51:54 PM via txt

waiting at St. Michael`s Hospital with J beside me. Not too busy here so far. Hopefully this won`t take too long. Blah.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 5:21:14 PM via txt

Quick text to say I`ll be partially sedated for this draining since it`s so painful just at the touch.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 6:57:25 PM via txt

10 to 10. Out of hospital. Put out cold. I talked. Used scalpal to slice. Lots of puss. Packing inside. Must return tomorrow + homecare.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 9:54:39 PM via txt

didn`t eat today (which turned out to be good thing since the hospital had to put me under) so Tallman&I are at Fran`s, then streetcar home.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 10:17:57 PM via txt

11:03pm & we are just now on a streetcar heading home. It`s been a long day.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 11:05:11 PM via txt

Home now. Thinking, "but look at that moon!"
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 11:31:52 PM via txt

@RGibsongirl Thank you! Since some pressure was released, yes, but not so much. & then there will be the packing removal this evening, eep!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 7:01:29 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to RGibsongirl

wonders what was said under anesthetic last night. They said they don't pay attention / listen when they're doing surgery. (What did I say?)
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:08:34 AM via web

heard the, 'you have 1 minute left' recording. dammit, the call from home care used up my cellphone's minutes.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:29:45 AM via DestroyTwitter

cheering myself up: --- now I just need to get Tallman to learn how to dance... could you imagine?
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:47:36 AM via DestroyTwitter

checked mail: Thank you for the card & giftcard, Mr. & Mrs. Jones! Also received package but can't pick up today. Gotta get to the hospital.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:23:54 PM via web

J finally got home & now we`re standing in the rain waiting for a streetcar under his umbrella ella ella, eh?
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:43:16 PM via txt

Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:51:52 PM via Twitpic

Packing removed. I was wimpy at first but it wasn`t so bad. Homecare tomorrow will teach me how to change the dressing tomorrow. /the end
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 8:50:46 PM via txt

"what does it mean?"
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:33:06 PM via Twitpic

made tired J walk home w/ me from Kingston Rd.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 10:36:17 PM via Twitpic

LP what???
Thursday, July 29, 2010 5:20:14 AM via Twitpic

after hearing about the Michigan Oil Spill, I'm starting to wonder if the oil companies just figure, "F-it... our stocks will recover..."
Thursday, July 29, 2010 9:29:56 AM via DestroyTwitter

Food at Fran`s.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:15:51 AM via Twitpic

TwitPic did it again. The photo from Fran`s was supposed to be posted a couple nights ago. TwitPic is hit & miss for me lately.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:55:54 PM via txt

missed out on being able to take the notice to the post office to find out what the package is because I'm still waiting for homecare nurse.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 4:23:34 PM via DestroyTwitter

finally got a visit from the homecare nurse about 7pm. Waited all day for 10 minutes of paperwork & a couple minutes to show how to bandage.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 8:16:31 PM via DestroyTwitter

figures that it'd work out this way: I usually stay home & don't care; today, I wanted nothing but to get outside but had to wait for nurse.
Thursday, July 29, 2010 8:19:43 PM via DestroyTwitter

"P.S. As a sign of good faith, please accept this complimentary vampire." - Zack Sternwalker
Friday, July 30, 2010 12:15:22 AM via DestroyTwitter

received 3 packages! 1 each from Carol, CD & Lisa! (Lisa, I didn't know you were sending anything!) Thank you all very much. Opening now
Friday, July 30, 2010 8:09:38 PM via DestroyTwitter

followed through on something! Wrote every day for the month of July in my paper journal. (
Saturday, July 31, 2010 1:12:26 AM via web

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Adele (14), Fleetwood Mac (10) and Genesis (10) #lastfm music
4:19 PM Jul 31st via

very much enjoyed BBC's recent airing of 'Sherlock'.
9:30 PM Jul 31st via DestroyTwitter
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