goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,

{microblog} August 2010

Follow goldmourn on Twitter 01 August 2010 to 31 August 2010

"More than 1,000 dead in Pakistani floods" and it's a day of 'overwhelming emotion' because Chelsea Clinton married today in New York. : /
2:33 PM Aug 1st via DestroyTwitter

just watched the film 'Almost Famous' (J owns the 'untitled bootleg cut /director's edition' of the movie). Loved it!
7:39 PM Aug 1st via DestroyTwitter

<- fan. This season's final episode was a clincher with it's tribute to closed auto factories. Quite poignant.
11:49 PM Aug 1st via DestroyTwitter

also didn't hurt that they had Jeff Goldbum as their guest! This is the second show J. got me into: 'Penn & Teller' being the other one.
11:51 PM Aug 1st via DestroyTwitter

Oh my! RT @OldSpice: Do do do doot doo do do dooot.
5:14 PM Aug 2nd via DestroyTwitter

read every tweet by @jplarroque after clicking a recommendation by @ebertchicago - enjoyed earlier tweets!watching his 'pit latrine' videos.
8:33 AM Aug 3rd via DestroyTwitter

"Think BIG. There are unseen forces ready to support your dreams." - Cheryl Richardson
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 9:32:36 AM via DestroyTwitter

@InLyrics when I think of Jeff Goldbum, I think of this skit:
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 9:34:56 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@InLyrics I can't watch that film. He was too good in that & I was heartbroken. & terrified! I'm glad I haven't seen it recently.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 9:46:43 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

J shared this link w/me: Reminds me how I've undeveloped film.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:01:11 AM via DestroyTwitter

has a feeling the # of barrels spilled into the Gulf will continue to rise & rise as the figures are adjusted to sneak astonishingly upward.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:06:39 PM via DestroyTwitter

thinks that 'Rebel Bookseller' by Andrew Laties is an interesting read. Moving through it quickly. Independent bookstores are inspiring.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 3:09:10 PM via DestroyTwitter

RT @nationalpost Lift on publication ban reveals many new details in Pickton case (Horrifying details)
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:39:32 PM via DestroyTwitter

after reading about serial killer & about the dna found on the farm showing that other people participated - awful they're still out there.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:42:18 PM via DestroyTwitter

as for positive news, it was good to read that 'California's gay-marriage ban overturned' - Hooray! I like seeing smiles.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:49:50 PM via DestroyTwitter

@EsoPhoenix I ended up reading several articles linked to that one & saw an image of his farm from the air. Terrifying that it is all IRL!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:51:38 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to EsoPhoenix

@InLyrics From what I've seen / heard, the dispersants make the oil appear to be gone but it's not. it's still there... in everything.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:54:36 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

wow! just caught @JanelleMonae's performance on 'So You Think You Dance' - talk about swagger with a fresh throwback sound! Exciting artist.
Thursday, August 05, 2010 9:18:24 PM via DestroyTwitter

@InLyrics This -> <- was a good talk I watched recently that gets into discussing the dispersants at one point.
Thursday, August 05, 2010 9:55:18 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@InLyrics & now I'm watching this one right now: & she also gets into discussing it, too.
Thursday, August 05, 2010 9:57:12 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to InLyrics

@oceanarias Sickening! I saw an article about her in a Toronto paper while I was waiting for my counsellor this morning at the coffeeshop.
Friday, August 06, 2010 10:45:08 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to oceanarias

@EsoPhoenix I noticed an article about the girl in a Toronto newspaper when I was out this morning. Upsetting just how far she took it, too.
Friday, August 06, 2010 10:46:54 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to EsoPhoenix

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Elliott Smith (28), Yann Tiersen (19) and Nick Drake (17) #lastfm music
Saturday, August 07, 2010 2:28:46 PM via

blog post: what was it made you run -> work, reading & powerlessness
Saturday, August 07, 2010 11:54:01 PM via DestroyTwitter

Every Sci-Fi Reference Ever in Futurama:
Sunday, August 08, 2010 12:16:51 AM via DestroyTwitter

Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling (video) I love this speech.
Sunday, August 08, 2010 1:36:59 PM via DestroyTwitter

just got rickroll'd by @wilw. We're never gonna give this meme up, apparently.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 2:18:36 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to wilw

a good way to start the day:
Thursday, August 12, 2010 7:29:09 AM via DestroyTwitter

Sometimes a streetcar stops in front of workplace.
Saturday, August 14, 2010 12:58:03 PM via Twitpic

@madhaiku Yahoo really shouldn`t mess with a good thing. Most photographers on my list are annoyed. service wasn`t broken, don`t break it!
Saturday, August 14, 2010 1:25:05 PM via txt

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Ladytron (46), The Beatles (46) and Modest Mouse (40) #lastfm music
Saturday, August 14, 2010 2:03:52 PM via

finally having some hang time with Char. We had a couple drinks at Quigley`s & we`re going to straighten my hair & listen to Johhny Cash.
Saturday, August 14, 2010 9:03:15 PM via txt

blog post! with pictures from 'Taste of the Danforth 2010' (it was delayed til I could renew my pro account w/Flickr)
Sunday, August 15, 2010 6:20:18 PM via DestroyTwitter

text on pg 316 absent from the Lewis Carroll book.
Monday, August 16, 2010 5:18:19 PM via Twitpic

A year ago today, J & I met and went on a cheezy-dorktastic airport adventure. Had no idea we`d be a couple & together. <3
Monday, August 16, 2010 5:39:00 PM via txt

Tallman brought me flowers...
Monday, August 16, 2010 7:03:03 PM via Twitpic

blog post! detour by the lake: diving off a dock, people watching, synchronized readers, blue blue water.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 11:22:50 AM via DestroyTwitter

"i remember setting out just to see what i could see / streetcars rolling by & airplanes flying high they all meant nothing to me" #lyrics
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 12:14:42 PM via DestroyTwitter

streetcar drivers switch at Connaught Ave & Queen.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 12:50:05 PM via Twitpic

About 3+hrs walking about in my old `hood. So disappointed in how bad graffiti alley has declined overall. Scribblings & crap over art. Sad.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 4:18:00 PM via txt

whoa. i took a lot of photos today on my adventure downtown. i still feel dismay with the decay in graffiti alley. what happened, Toronto?
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 6:01:05 PM via DestroyTwitter

Hmph! There had better be more BBC Sherlock Holmes after a cliffhanger like that. Wiki says it's just a matter of when.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 7:39:45 PM via DestroyTwitter

finished updating my 'graffiti alley' flickr photo set with pictures from yesterday - I can finally let myself go to bed.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 1:51:34 AM via DestroyTwitter

what we're doing right now: what we're doing right now:
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 10:12:17 PM via DestroyTwitter

@madhaiku Thanks a lot, man. I'm a fan of your site what with the haiku & photos & the way you share links & how you make haiku even cooler.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 6:57:42 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to madhaiku

@jdmfresh Thank you for taking a look! So many inspiring talents out there, eh? Made me sad when I saw a lot of art defaced with scribbles.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 7:02:55 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to jdmfresh

blog! territorial toronto tour part 1 photos from a streetcar/ unintentional toronto tourist rant/ Trinity Bellwoods Park
Thursday, August 19, 2010 8:08:03 AM via DestroyTwitter

woke from a dream I wanted to see through to the end. Thought just maybe I could win that one. But then J was cuddling me & I had to go pee.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 8:14:07 AM via DestroyTwitter

changed settings for 'Facebook Places' because 1. i don't want it made more obvious how little I get out 2. it's dumb.
Thursday, August 19, 2010 9:23:52 AM via DestroyTwitter

Shout out to @toronto_life for sharing one of Phil's dancing videos which prompted me to post a happy blog entry of them:
Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:18:19 AM via DestroyTwitter

enjoying a homemade mocha (actually J made it) after we had a dorky convo about how much we pee now that we're drinking more water.
Friday, August 20, 2010 6:31:01 AM via DestroyTwitter

finds it hard to sleep in when the fiancé wakes up btwn 4:30 & 5:00am EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. This morning he read FARK items to me in bed (aw).
Friday, August 20, 2010 6:35:06 AM via DestroyTwitter

listening to Q: the Podcast interview of Robert Carlyle (12/31/2009). You should check out this commercial he did:
Friday, August 20, 2010 7:15:15 AM via DestroyTwitter

listening to @mattgood interview re: 'Vancouver' record on Q: The Podcast (08 September 2009) & lately his demos for upcoming album via M+.
Friday, August 20, 2010 8:52:11 AM via DestroyTwitter

taking Tallman & I to see `The Other Guys` - yay!
Friday, August 20, 2010 7:40:08 PM via Twitpic

just getting out of the theatre. 'The Other Guys' made me LOL a lot. Oh! & stay after the credits. I <3 Mark Wahlberg. & Will Ferrell.
Friday, August 20, 2010 9:33:14 PM via txt

Love RaTM`s cover of 'Maggie`s Farm' by Bob Dylan.
Friday, August 20, 2010 9:57:18 PM via Twitpic

was thinking, wow! what a beautiful night for a walk! & then i trippedfelltwisted my foot - the one i always injure. (still wanna walk home)
Friday, August 20, 2010 10:03:23 PM via txt

Someone hit by bus at woodbine park under wheels..
Friday, August 20, 2010 10:40:06 PM via Twitpic

made it home after 12am. J&I walked home slowly via the boardwalk after leaving the scene at woodbine. i was video'ing before it happened.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:32:35 AM via DestroyTwitter

RT @TorontoStar Police missed chances to catch Robert Pickton, report finds <-- This upsets me very much. Incompetence.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:43:29 AM via web

RE: @TorontoStar 'Teen killed by TTC bus' ttp:// more facts (instead of 25, he's 17) but I phoned police w/more info as...
Saturday, August 21, 2010 9:14:41 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to TorontoStar camera was recording prior to the accident near the area of the tragedy. Was filming the crowd & police telling kids to go home.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 9:18:23 AM via DestroyTwitter

Where J&I were walking, there was a cruiser on one side of us & mounted police on the sand - when bus struck they were aligned to the scene.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 9:20:32 AM via DestroyTwitter

In other news, after our movie date I tripped & fell forward, catching my right foot making a heck of hurting - red & swollen & painful.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 9:25:09 AM via DestroyTwitter

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Matthew Good (36), Ladytron (30) and Radiohead (22) #lastfm music
Saturday, August 21, 2010 3:47:46 PM via

was steady busy at work today but for these past 15 mins since orders were finished, i`ve almost nodded off. 5pm can`t come soon enough!
Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:57:54 PM via txt

guessing all the pain relief medication taken today for my foot may have something to do with this bout of drowsiness.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:59:23 PM via txt

remembers how lovely the night was after the movie. perfect for a walk home by the lake. then i tripped & hurt my foot bad. & a person died.
Saturday, August 21, 2010 5:02:26 PM via txt

was interviewed by 2 detectives as J&I were witnesses to a tragic accident on Friday. Gave him our videos & photos from the evening.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:34:48 PM via DestroyTwitter

the 5min video put online is only part of the approx. 60 mins captured. The one video is unique because I was recording before the accident.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:36:53 PM via DestroyTwitter

should have seen J & I actually cleaning up the place! Threw out 2 (grocery-size) bags of recycling & 2 bags of non-recyclable.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:38:47 PM via DestroyTwitter

perhaps we should be expecting the police over more often. It's a good motivator to tidy up the apartment.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:39:21 PM via DestroyTwitter

"You don`t know me!"
Sunday, August 22, 2010 3:21:55 PM via txt

reading '5 Questions for Mark Horvath, Founder of' & remembering my desperate contact w/shelters & my fear.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 8:24:06 PM via DestroyTwitter

volunteering at 'Word on the Street' September 26th as a photographer. Excited to do what I love. See @torontoWOTS for info re: festival!
Sunday, August 22, 2010 10:19:00 PM via DestroyTwitter

awoken by J who says his sister text'd to say my video was on 'BreakfastTelevision'. (& it's at the end of this article:
Monday, August 23, 2010 6:34:02 AM via DestroyTwitter

the name of the teen hasn't been released yet but someone left a 'RIP' comment on the vid the 1st day it was posted while I was at work.
Monday, August 23, 2010 6:44:28 AM via DestroyTwitter

noticed the y outube service email notice of the comment & it stated 'rip [insert victim name]'. Went to vid page & comment was removed.
Monday, August 23, 2010 6:45:35 AM via DestroyTwitter

assumed it was removed on behalf of family or police - name has not been released so I disabled & removed comments entirely from that video.
Monday, August 23, 2010 6:47:32 AM via DestroyTwitter

@EsoPhoenix I think the people on scene (the bus, beside the road, etc) were of most help; my video & such just added more to investigation.
Monday, August 23, 2010 6:59:43 AM via web in reply to EsoPhoenix

@InLyrics i read much of the transcripts&he seems out of a horror film. Upsetting: his accomplices are free; it took too long to arrest him.
Monday, August 23, 2010 7:04:35 AM via web in reply to InLyrics

There was sufficient evidence to bring in serial killer Pickton 2 years before his eventual arrest. In that time, over 10 -known- murders.
Monday, August 23, 2010 2:15:45 PM via DestroyTwitter

"mismanaged case" "systemic breakdown" "failure in major case management" "disputed credibility of informant" disgusting that this happened.
Monday, August 23, 2010 2:19:33 PM via DestroyTwitter

days go by: recent self portraits (blog post):
Monday, August 23, 2010 11:40:11 PM via DestroyTwitter

poem: the crashing
Monday, August 23, 2010 11:40:47 PM via DestroyTwitter

transferring old photos from my photobucket account & uploading to flickr. This could take awhile.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 8:25:27 AM via DestroyTwitter

@jjmk1978 Ha! I know, eh? I'm rediscovering how awesome the view was at my first apt in St. Thomas, ON. Imagine a window facing the lake?
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 9:55:49 AM via web in reply to jjmk1978

enjoyed a good talk with my neighbour/friend Meghan earlier. Great to catch up since she's been away this summer. Deep convos rock.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:49:20 PM via DestroyTwitter

thinks people should talk in person more, face to face, whenever possible, w/o computers, texting & whatnot. Next best thing: snail mail.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 1:50:49 PM via DestroyTwitter

suspects Ford might win because he's all you're talking about. Ever hear 'any publicity is good publicity'? You're making him mayor. #voteTO
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 8:12:38 PM via DestroyTwitter

discovered via google that many questions she was going to ask Mr. Silverberg in the upcoming interview have already been thrown at him.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 11:53:29 PM via DestroyTwitter

suppose this will require going with off the wall & reasoned randomness in the hopes it will make a good convo result in a great interview.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 11:57:34 PM via DestroyTwitter

dear meghan, i sent a brief letter through the contact form on - please pull strings. (see, i do want to do it!)
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:22:56 AM via DestroyTwitter

"Your video (Teen Killed) might be eligible for YT Partnership Program,which allows you to make $$$ from playbacks of your video." (ew, no)
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 10:43:46 AM via DestroyTwitter

continued transferring photos from an archived photobucket account & it has me wanting to get out & explore more of where I am now...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:55:26 PM via txt

...while also recognizing that my hometown (St.Thomas, Ontario) truly has some lovely woods & green areas. & Waterworks Park is lovely.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 2:57:20 PM via txt

Many things about my birthplace haven`t been appreciated - the city could be a beautiful destination. Possibilities are being neglected...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 3:05:40 PM via txt

...along with the potential. Instead, the focus is ??? There`s not a lot of inspiration or activities for people & everyone who can, leaves.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 3:11:06 PM via txt

(acceptable twitter update) going to read book in the bath. Cats like to lick the plastic packaging for the toilet paper rolls.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 3:14:13 PM via txt

heard on 'As It Happens': "Rwandan rebels subject villagers in the Democratic Republic of Congo to a horrific campaign of systematic rape."
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:44:48 PM via DestroyTwitter

understands how overwhelming it is to hear of all the horrible things happening every day all over the world. Natural disasters. Violence.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:47:53 PM via DestroyTwitter

Here's a photo of me getting my first (& so far, only tattoo) back in 2007: The look on my face!
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:53:38 PM via DestroyTwitter

blog post! regarding the matter of picture spam:
Thursday, August 26, 2010 2:45:15 AM via DestroyTwitter

@torontoWOTS Valerie Fortney !
Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:24:26 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to torontoWOTS

@torontoWOTS HOORAY! (you made us work for that one!)
Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:27:39 PM via DestroyTwitter in reply to torontoWOTS

just won a twitter contest through @torontoWOTS - awesome!
Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:35:23 PM via web

posted my attempt to be a Nuit Narrator for @sbnuitblancheTO over here: - slim chances but wouldn't it be great?
Thursday, August 26, 2010 1:39:37 PM via DestroyTwitter

Is this really a surprise? He can play again. @TorontoStar: Days after divorce, Woods back in control on golf course
Thursday, August 26, 2010 6:40:46 PM via txt

peppermint tea & pie @ The Pie Shack on Queen St.E
Thursday, August 26, 2010 7:12:31 PM via Twitpic

lovely weather this evening. Here at the lake.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 8:15:13 PM via Twitpic

&then these people with spears showed up @ sunset!
Thursday, August 26, 2010 8:22:21 PM via Twitpic

home & watching 'The Big Bang Theory' - adorkable.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 8:49:11 PM via Twitpic

Stella`s tattoo & mine. We`re @starbucks &walking.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 10:05:24 PM via Twitpic

Look at the moon!
Thursday, August 26, 2010 10:11:11 PM via Twitpic

& thank you @sbnuitblancheTO for thanking me! Someone had to start it off, eh? Likely to see lots of awesome entries for this opportunity.
Friday, August 27, 2010 7:43:42 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to sbnuitblancheTO

Beautiful! @jjmk1978 uploaded a YouTube video -- Toronto Sunset at the Beaches: August 26, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010 7:46:40 AM via DestroyTwitter in reply to jjmk1978

Internet down, noooooo! now i`ll have to DO stuff.
Friday, August 27, 2010 10:11:43 AM via Twitpic

was writing a postcard & noticed the time was 11:11. Closed my eyes & sent as many good thoughts & well wishes out as possible.
Friday, August 27, 2010 11:16:36 AM via txt

has internet again (had to reset modem) & now important matters can be tended to, such as posting a cat video (mine!)
Friday, August 27, 2010 12:30:18 PM via DestroyTwitter

Can you spot the boyfriend in this picture?
Friday, August 27, 2010 5:43:02 PM via Twitpic

Outtake of Tallman running to repeat previous pic!
Friday, August 27, 2010 5:52:36 PM via Twitpic

Good eye! @InLyrics "he's outside- window on the right." For that, I`ll send you a postcard with bears on it!
Friday, August 27, 2010 6:31:40 PM via txt

wanted to share the gratitude felt for having this part-time fluff&fold gig in the beach. yes, i thanked the person who gave me this chance.
Friday, August 27, 2010 6:36:36 PM via txt

waiting in the waiting room to get my right foot looked at - the one hurt last Friday - still swollen & painful.
Friday, August 27, 2010 9:10:30 PM via txt

didn't break anything but it's swollen with torn tissues & whatnot - was given pain relief & a 'script I can't afford to fill. bandage, ice.
Saturday, August 28, 2010 9:10:52 AM via web

wants to go play in the city today & take lots of photos & bicycle about but will have to get work out of the way first. & tea. i want tea.
Saturday, August 28, 2010 9:13:04 AM via web

video where you know a man dies but can't see it singled out as disrespectful, sickening, etc yet there are graphic #'s more on news = okay
Saturday, August 28, 2010 10:30:37 AM via DestroyTwitter

Red clips on dryers = lots of folding for 1 order!
Saturday, August 28, 2010 12:19:55 PM via Twitpic

accidentally tweeted.
Saturday, August 28, 2010 12:27:13 PM via txt

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Joni Mitchell (43), Elliott Smith (40) and Sade (33) #lastfm music
Saturday, August 28, 2010 1:44:28 PM via

That`s a lot of socks to sort!
Saturday, August 28, 2010 2:18:55 PM via Twitpic

getting the bandage rewrapped,icepack&chill first.
Saturday, August 28, 2010 6:14:56 PM via Twitpic

The alarm clock radio I`ve had since age seventeen won`t tune to FM stations now. On a positive note, AM still has stations.
Sunday, August 29, 2010 2:52:18 PM via txt

On our way to Buskerfest via streetcar.
Sunday, August 29, 2010 5:00:36 PM via Twitpic

Tallman taking pic of CN Tower.
Sunday, August 29, 2010 9:00:07 PM via Twitpic

On streetcar home after walking for hours & hours!
Sunday, August 29, 2010 10:14:08 PM via Twitpic

has 1,000 photos to sort through from today! Not all are from Buskerfest (many taken on walk before & after) but still, clickety-click, eh?
Sunday, August 29, 2010 11:43:00 PM via DestroyTwitter

photos! Scotiabank Buskerfest 2010: & finished Toronto set # 6: (25 June 2010 to 26 August 2010)
Monday, August 30, 2010 10:27:39 PM via DestroyTwitter

Buskerfest: Kate Mior enthralling the crowd
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 1:34:59 AM via DestroyTwitter

Let us not argue about whether there is or is not ice cream. The fact remains: ice cream.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 12:28:42 PM via txt

waited long time for streetcar. reason to bicycle!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 7:31:20 PM via Twitpic

Props to Dupont subway station for being pretty.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 8:32:43 PM via Twitpic

will be changing her 'Toronto Interviews' project to 'Toronto Conversations' --- i interrupt & interject too often! but there`s good stuff.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:16:23 PM via txt
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