goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,

{microblog} February 2011

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My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: The Smiths (165), Ladytron (16) & American Public Media (5) #lastfm, music
Monday, February 07, 2011 3:01:11 PM via

Thank goodness! After a six stage interview process? You earned this! wtg! RT @jjmk1978: Good news everyone!! I got the job! WOOT!!!
9:04 AM Feb 9th via ÜberTwitter

The people of Egypt showed what standing up for what you believe in & want for your country takes & looks like - in a most inspiring way.
12:41 PM Feb 11th via ÜberTwitter

Protesters were courageous against brutal opposition&oppression -for true democracy- no thanks to so-called democratic world leaders. #Jan25
1:02 PM Feb 11th via ÜberTwitter

thought it scary to see the desperate&cruel way Mubarak clung to power. Also scary, other governments/ power players support of him. #jan25
1:16 PM Feb 11th via ÜberTwitter

has been watching coverage of celebrations in Egypt & the revolution. Mass demonstrations, heart & hope in action: #beautiful #egypt
1:48 PM Feb 11th via ÜberTwitter

"There's something in the soul that cries out for freedom." RT @BarackObama: Today belongs to the people of Egypt... http://OFA.BO/uu4L
6:31 PM Feb 11th via ÜberTwitter

Yes, this! RT @doctor_jeff: Man, people can be so brave and beautiful sometimes.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:31:37 AM via ÜberTwitter

This makes sense: food prices are low, hydro costs aren't increasing -oh wait. RT @CityNews: Ontario freezes minimum wage
Saturday, February 12, 2011 2:36:10 AM via ÜberTwitter

read Andreas Gripp's latest book of poems, 'Perennial' (yep, still my fave contemporary Poet!) Published poetry books:
Saturday, February 12, 2011 4:28:50 AM via DestroyTwitter

laughed @TheDailyShow clip about Bill O'Reilly's 'tide comes in, tide goes out' philosophy & J. shared this: <- haha
Saturday, February 12, 2011 5:05:59 AM via DestroyTwitter

I agree. RT @Quotes4Writers: "If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot & write a lot." Stephen King
Saturday, February 12, 2011 11:11:33 PM via ÜberTwitter

Same here @rampancy! I tend to get frustrated when I hear people say they want to be a good writer but won't bother to read one good book!
Saturday, February 12, 2011 11:21:02 PM via ÜberTwitter in reply to rampancy

posted (at 5:41am EST this morning!) 'change is fast approaching' --> #blogged #journalentry #writing
Saturday, February 12, 2011 11:34:09 PM via DestroyTwitter

Oh @rampancy, I agree 100% but I also think when there are so many who don't even bother to take the time to read a book at all, well...
Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:13:03 AM via ÜberTwitter in reply to rampancy

& makes it difficult to take seriously the desire to produce good writing if said persons won't read. Agreed on various genres, @rampancy!
Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:19:41 AM via ÜberTwitter in reply to rampancy

just woke up again & probably shouldn't have attempted to string two tweets together first thing. Previous two = separate thoughts.
Sunday, February 13, 2011 9:26:31 AM via ÜberTwitter

waiting for Dad's delayed arrival. (@ VIA Rail - Union Station Toronto)
Sunday, February 13, 2011 1:36:42 PM via foursquare from Toronto, Ontario

had panic attacks & nearly a breakdown leaving the apt for first time in 2 weeks & coming downtown. I wish I was exaggerating. Horrible.
Sunday, February 13, 2011 1:39:28 PM via ÜberTwitter

Dad arrived (on the monitor)
Sunday, February 13, 2011 2:13:15 PM via Twitpic

Quick treat with The Dad & Tallman. (@ Casey's Bar & Grill)
Sunday, February 13, 2011 2:29:32 PM via foursquare from Casey's Bar & Grill, Toronto

Dad rushing after last call to get on the train to head for Ottawa.
Sunday, February 13, 2011 3:41:47 PM via Twitpic

made it home alright. J. & I rode streetcars & I took lots of pictures out the window. Exhausted. Tallman starts his new job tomorrow!
Sunday, February 13, 2011 5:45:27 PM via ÜberTwitter

Tallman, moments before leaving for his first day of work at his new job! Exciting!
Monday, February 14, 2011 4:56:26 AM via Twitpic

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Elliott Smith (41), R.E.M. (25) & Nikka Costa (23) #lastfm, music
Monday, February 14, 2011 4:05:23 PM via

Taxes done? Yep! MILK, one of the best films in years? Heck yeah. Alice in Wonderland body spray? mhm 4 Superman movies on 1 dvd? Awesome!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:16:55 PM via ÜberTwitter

ordered books & zines from @Microcosmmm and some beautiful prints of a I splurge like this very rarely.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:21:51 PM via ÜberTwitter

J & I are watching 'Jurassic Park' - it really is a fun film, eh?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 7:23:52 PM via Twitpic

would like a metronome.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:16:46 PM via ÜberTwitter

watching romance scams vids on youtube. I know someone who repeatedly falls for this crap. Frustrating&heartbreaking.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:44:54 PM via DestroyTwitter

Salmon, mashed potatoes & vegetables at The Goof.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 7:19:30 PM via Twitpic

This is why I'm letting Tallman have the bed when he moves out. (But I'm keeping the cat!)
Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:47:28 PM via Twitpic

Thank you @toronto_life for using one of my pics: in an article! (psst, the last name's Pullin)
Friday, February 18, 2011 12:03:00 AM via DestroyTwitter

It was here, with counselor present, that I spoke aloud my goal to learn to love myself. (@ Best Coffee House)
Friday, February 18, 2011 12:12:42 PM via foursquare from here

RT @PoemBling Poetry, the creative process and mental illness ~
Friday, February 18, 2011 1:12:25 PM via web

corner of Beech & Queen: What will replace Quigley's Pub, I wonder? & when?
Friday, February 18, 2011 1:37:08 PM via Flickr

On a streetcar window.
Friday, February 18, 2011 5:20:57 PM via Twitpic

had an unexpected streetcar ride to Longbranch and back. Haven't had a conversation like that in a long time.
Friday, February 18, 2011 10:06:02 PM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

experienced a 'Cioccolata Calda' (Italian hot chocolate) at Terroni w/Tallman last night. There's a reason why they give you a spoon!
Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:12:42 AM via DestroyTwitter

made a quick vlog at Terroni last night: 'Cioccolata Calda'
Saturday, February 19, 2011 4:01:52 AM via VloggerHeads

saw 'The Fighter' - excellent cast! - movie made me cry a lot: I'm a dork like that. (Wahlberg was hot & Bale was convincing!) #knockout
Saturday, February 19, 2011 2:57:41 PM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

had to switch to BB's crappy twitter client yesterday. Was going to tweet something amazing & profound when Über Twitter was shutdown.
Saturday, February 19, 2011 3:17:54 PM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

had a great catch-up voice chat w/ Vinnie, an old Yahoo! friend. We used to voice conference when I lived in Glencoe a lifetime ago.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:42:46 AM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

wrote down 'The 10 Golden Rules of Lomography' in paper journal. Learning about the history & more about photography... instead of sleeping.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 3:53:09 AM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Terms we throw around: human rights. democracy. freedom. Reality: peaceful demonstration met with live ammunition fire:
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:30:31 PM via DestroyTwitter

The world is changing. Regimes don't like change. Neither do the countries who finance, lend support and rely on them for resources.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:31:43 PM via DestroyTwitter

Freedom & fairness does not exist in a world that operates at the expense of lives & land considered to be worth less to those who profit.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:36:53 PM via DestroyTwitter

Worldwide, we must change the way we think about people in other countries (incl. our own). We must allow change and not fear it.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:41:34 PM via DestroyTwitter

Why can't it be the time for people to rise? Why not change the world? Things are not working. Enough lying to ourselves. Enough sleeping.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:45:43 PM via DestroyTwitter

Afraid of losing our comforts as those who hold tightly to power w/fist&gun&backdoor $$$. Not thinking of what we'd gain as humankind.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 12:57:36 PM via DestroyTwitter

emailed submission of poems: instantaneously accepting the reality of too soon / not yet & just write.
Sunday, February 20, 2011 5:14:04 PM via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Yes, @reqbat, I'm watching. It's horrifying what's being done against the demonstrators. Also horrifying: what's not being done for them.
Monday, February 21, 2011 4:35:51 PM via ÜberSocial in reply to reqbat

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Sia (51), The Killers (26) & Van Morrison (24) #lastfm, music
Monday, February 21, 2011 5:41:15 PM via

RT @NaomiAKlein: Our enslavement to oil has required the repression of millions of Arab people. As they shake off their bonds, so must we.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 10:33:19 PM via ÜberSocial

found via @ianhanna on FB (via a friend & so forth & so on) but the point is, it's fantastic.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 6:21:45 AM via DestroyTwitter

@RGibsongirl I love dreams like that and have felt the same before about some - even the nightmares - wanting to go back & figure more out.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 8:09:04 AM via ÜberSocial in reply to RGibsongirl

finished paper journal #26. So far, have written every day this year.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 10:39:34 AM via Twitpic

has been listening to The Black Keys (album: 'Brothers') on vinyl today. First time hearing their music. I think I found a new fave.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 10:18:53 PM via ÜberSocial

found one of my faves of all time on vinyl. Got it on cassette from when I was a teen. I'd listen to it over & ove
Thursday, February 24, 2011 11:32:39 PM via Twitpic

just read this in Fiddlehead, a literary journal: "...there are entire towns of stories beneath the surface of our selves." - Heather Jessup
Friday, February 25, 2011 1:25:35 AM via ÜberSocial

#notetoself: write past regret, decisions done, love & other, fear of death & living, dreams & memories (same?), time, & the moon: write.
Friday, February 25, 2011 2:40:51 AM via ÜberSocial

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: The Beatles (47), Philip Glass (35) & Boards of Canada (24) #lastfm, music
Monday, February 28, 2011 2:56:01 PM via
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