June 30th, 2010

alice lost in labyrinth

{microblog} June 2010

01 June 2010 to 29 June 2010

I'm sharing this computer with a few BOINC projects again. I first signed up / participated back in October of 2006.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 12:04:14 AM via textwit

received a postcard from Tallman today. Sweet surprise seeing as how we live together, eh?
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:03:17 PM via txt

just got notification email saying that VloggerHeads is running again. My vlogs are back. WHEW!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:19:23 PM via textwit

The Outgoing Agoraphobic's Guide To Going Outside: http://goldmourn.livejournal.com/1392427.html
Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:58:27 PM via textwit

Do you live in Toronto? Can we talk? -> http://goldmourn.livejournal.com/1393868.html
Thursday, June 03, 2010 1:34:51 PM via textwit

Streetcar on Queen. Going to buy the rollerskates! http://twitpic.com/1ty3de
Friday, June 04, 2010 7:11:35 PM via Twitpic

Skates, helmet, tool, wrist guards, knees pads yay http://twitpic.com/1u0ar0
Friday, June 04, 2010 11:22:29 PM via Twitpic

J bought "Red Dead Redemption" this evening. http://twitpic.com/1u0e3h
Friday, June 04, 2010 11:32:18 PM via Twitpic

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Matthew Good (24), Still Light (17) and Lady Gaga (16) #lastfm music http://bit.ly/aPnDNJ
Saturday, June 05, 2010 2:08:33 PM via Tweekly.fm

My cats love it when J plays video games. http://twitpic.com/1umf43
Sunday, June 06, 2010 7:32:55 PM via Twitpic

Covering someone`s morning hours today. 8am-1230pm http://twitpic.com/1ur1wy
Monday, June 07, 2010 8:28:06 AM via Twitpic

just noticed this in front of me on streetcar! http://twitpic.com/1uuft5
Monday, June 07, 2010 4:02:01 PM via Twitpic

felt sick coming - sore throat, sneezing & runny nose - today, sick with a cold for sure - chills & teeth hurt. J is making soup for me.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010 1:56:55 PM via txt

Two washers of nothing but blue, dark blue, black. underwear, jeans, pajama bottoms & those familiar pants dad wore in the factory... 26lbs.
Saturday, June 12, 2010 12:28:33 PM via txt

From the label on the work shirts, learned he works on elevators. cue 'Single Ladies' (seriously, good money in that trade).
Saturday, June 12, 2010 2:06:36 PM via txt

folds the laundry of strangers & imagines their lives - plotlines & intimate details told through various pieces of clothing.
Saturday, June 12, 2010 2:15:02 PM via txt

finished reading 'The Captive' by Colette. Could excerpt several bits related to; almost disturbing how timeless & common my experience was.
Saturday, June 12, 2010 4:32:11 PM via web

"I vowed I would never become a Twit." - Roger Ebert's Journal: Tweet! Tweet! Tweet!
Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:01:59 PM via web

just wrote this with @twittermagnets: "the woman / the quiet / then ghost to cloud." (cool site)
Saturday, June 12, 2010 7:47:29 PM via web

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Matthew Good (11), Ladytron (9) and Groove Armada (8) #lastfm music http://bit.ly/aPnDNJ
Saturday, June 12, 2010 8:00:24 PM via Tweekly.fm

We honestly didn't think this was going to be a huge deal. No one cares when this happens in Nigeria. http://www.boingboing.net/2010/06/14/more-oil-spilled-in.html
Monday, June 14, 2010 8:41:04 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

had an enjoyable dinner w/J - great service. http://twitpic.com/1x4b1d
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:17:42 PM via Twitpic

"Here's a fine mess." We seem to be helpless to stop the Oil Spill. My new blog entry, just posted. http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2010/06/heres_another_fine_mess.html
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 5:55:00 PM via web Retweeted by you and 40 others

had a peek at a Yahoo! news item of 'birds frozen in oil' &earlier today saw photo of a wave, putrid yellow with oil circles: it's too much.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:28:27 PM via web

Red roses from Tallman today. (& his deloreans!) http://twitpic.com/1xx26p
Posted on June 18, 2010 by goldmourn

because the internet is made of cats, the internet is made of cats, cats! cats! cats! cats ! cats! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1dpQKntj_w
Friday, June 18, 2010 6:24:50 PM via web

"I am thinking how we can use what we have to invent what we need." - adrienne rich, 1968
Saturday, June 19, 2010 1:15:45 PM via txt

Wkly #lastfm artists: Talk Talk (43), Two Door Cinema Club (39) & Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings (29) http://bit.ly/aPnDNJ
Saturday, June 19, 2010 1:37:29 PM via Tweekly.fm

1st time writing in paper journal since 29March :/ http://twitpic.com/1y6uyz
Saturday, June 19, 2010 2:09:12 PM via Twitpic

@jdmfresh Thank you for linking videos of them to me! I've played a few a few of their songs repeatedly. Really diggin' them.
Saturday, June 19, 2010 10:59:59 PM via web in reply to jdmfresh

j text'd me saying, 'did the earth move for you too?' & i wondered what the heck he was talking about...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:52:25 PM via web

...then i noticed online tweets & facebook statuses from people living in different parts of ontario mentioning an earthquake...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:53:05 PM via web

...someone in st. thomas, ontario felt it. it's said to have been here in toronto, too. & in Ottawa? geographically, that's quite a spread!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:53:49 PM via web

& @HuffingtonPost said: "The 5.5 magnitude quake in Southern Ontario could be felt as far south as Brooklyn&Staten Island." (ididn'tnotice!)
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:57:31 PM via web

last night was the first time in ages where i didn't go to bed at all (until about 7am when I crashed). That hasn't happened in a long time.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 10:42:37 PM via web

hey, @jdmfresh - i`ve a polaroid camera i bought in the '90s. ran out of film years ago. they don`t make it anymore? but i`ve seen it sold.
Thursday, June 24, 2010 11:47:02 AM via txt

posted video! Toronto Interviews: Meghan's Toronto Experience -> http://goldmourn.livejournal.com/1401754.html
Thursday, June 24, 2010 1:50:05 PM via web

Dozens of dragonflies at lake - hard to picture! http://twitpic.com/1zlywv
Thursday, June 24, 2010 3:38:12 PM via Twitpic

In Africa, the Healer will ask a sick person, "When was the last time you sang? The last time you danced? The last time you shared a story?"
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:09:39 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

This is how I've stayed alive. http://ctkingston.com/is-the-internet-saving-your-life/
Friday, June 25, 2010 1:06:34 AM via web

new blog post! dragonflies & blue skies. http://goldmourn.livejournal.com/1402208.html
Friday, June 25, 2010 1:07:31 AM via web

Michael Jackson died 1 year ago today. It's been a year already? It doesn't feel so long ago. | MJ: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Jackson & http://memories.michaeljackson.com/
Friday, June 25, 2010 8:29:35 AM via DestroyTwitter

reading the zine 'Unemployment' by Aaron Lake Smith (winter 2009) & from chapter one I`m feelin` it. So much to quote & relate. Recommended!
12:32 PM Jun 26th via txt

Sure, you could read tweets about the G20 summit. Or about me re-washing Joe`s rugs, writing in my paper journal &watching streetcars go by.
1:57 PM Jun 26th via txt

not relevant due to not being in a crowd taking pictures like everyone else is: bystander @ a protest or a concert: posts of the same thing.
2:02 PM Jun 26th via txt

I`ll believe people are ready for actual change & a difference when people get together w/o requiring a gov`t/business scheduled event.
2:10 PM Jun 26th via txt

With the attention span of media, political powers & those who just don`t care, G20 is a blip. But I can understand trying. (when it`s news)
2:23 PM Jun 26th via txt

Maybe I`m cynical after Seattle years ago. If anything, things are worse. We go back to compliancy in the system so quickly. We don`t fight.
2:33 PM Jun 26th via txt

Nobody wants to go without when they look at those who have nothing. We don`t truly want to overthrow the system or else we would and could.
2:40 PM Jun 26th via txt

My Top 3 Weekly #lastfm artists: Joni Mitchell (65), Two Door Cinema Club (38) and Matthew Good (21) #lastfm music http://bit.ly/aPnDNJ
2:47 PM Jun 26th via Tweekly.fm

But it`s exciting, isn`t it? To be part of that crowd & energy, to feel like you`re doing something. Maybe someday (again) a change`ll come.
2:48 PM Jun 26th via txt

The smashed storefronts & cop car windows, things set on fire - that isn`t protest for change - that`s just violence.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:01:41 PM via txt

The only way we could ever change how things are in this world are the ways we spend our $$ & to whom & what we we will or won`t do for it.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:06:32 PM via txt

World Leaders & Corporations listen only when the choices we make impact their $bottom line. Their decisions harm us & violence destroys us.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:44:04 PM via txt

RT @rickmercer "Ok time for everyone to go home now." (& think about what you did! I feel for those who protested peacefully: drowned out).Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:49:59 PM via txt

Someone just said, watching the news, that Toronto`s not seen anything like this. Maybe some message will get through but what will it be?
Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:56:52 PM via txt

Property damage to big business like a bank is nothing to them. But if people stopped using the banks, now that would cause damage.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 4:58:56 PM via txt

What I hope for from the G20 summit, protests & everything going down is that people talk to each other about why they are there & remember.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:02:53 PM via txt

& this will change what? http://twitpic.com/208apz
Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:11:21 PM via Twitpic

The Black Bloc are NOT protestors. They are a group that attend protests to cause chaos, violence & destruction. mission accomplished.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 6:04:11 PM via txt

Posted on @torontoist http://torontoist.com/2010/06/live_g20_saturday.php G20 Live: Saturday
Saturday, June 26, 2010 11:06:10 PM via web

Black Bloc pp have nothing in common with the peaceful rally. All they are doing is to justify huge security spending. #G20
Saturday, June 26, 2010 3:53:26 PM via txt Retweeted by you and 100+ others

Trashing American Apparel? Urban Outfitters? Starbucks? Are you protesting the world leaders or hipsters? What's next, the Apple store? #G20
Saturday, June 26, 2010 6:54:27 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

#G20 Toronto Warning: Formerly black clad protesters have looted American Apparel and are now on Queen St disguised as apathetic hipsters.
Saturday, June 26, 2010 5:51:36 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

Keep in mind, the more your interest in the oil spill wanes, the less damage the oil does. #outofsightoutofmind #day67
Friday, June 25, 2010 1:55:41 PM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

Boat captain working on BP cleanup dies of gunshot wound to head; suicide suspected http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2010/06/gulf-oil-spill-boat-captain-despondent-over-spill-commits-suicide.html
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 5:11:30 PM via breakingnews.com Retweeted by you and 100+ others

"How has your G20 gone so far, TorontoLJ?" http://community.livejournal.com/toronto/9040676.html
Saturday, June 26, 2010 11:26:06 PM via textwit

Power Panelists' 1994 Guide To Canadian Teens' Cool Sayings: http://is.gd/d6tLv
Sunday, June 27, 2010 12:35:18 PM via textwit

Tallman & I set off @ 120pm for bicycle adventure. http://twitpic.com/20iaer
Sunday, June 27, 2010 2:22:25 PM via Twitpic

While riding west on Queen, dozens of police on bikes went past. Incident just past Dufferin. Riot gear padding looks hot. As in, heat hot.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:28:46 PM via txt

Our bike ride has been enjoyable. Had a peaceful break on University w/street empty just off Queen. So lovely. Quiet streets mostly til now.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:33:00 PM via txt

Drums, singing & clapping now. That`s the way to demonstrate. I like that. Also liked the cyclists earlier today who rang their bike bells.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:34:37 PM via txt

We leave dufferin & queen and a beeping bus of cops comes toward us. Looks like things will change. But we`re heading to graffiti alley now.
Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:39:33 PM via txt

We`re gonna have Chippy`s & sit in my fave park! http://twitpic.com/20jhhe
Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:57:26 PM via Twitpic

Slurpee from the 7/11 - been too long! happy! http://twitpic.com/20jl36
Sunday, June 27, 2010 5:10:19 PM via Twitpic

Rumbling of thunder but Tallman & I made it home before the storm. Didn`t do graffiti alley but rode for hours. Crack! Flash! Boom!
Sunday, June 27, 2010 7:07:06 PM via txt

Hey @Scrabbleguy - here's the link to 'Scrabble in the City' for you: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2229026942
Sunday, June 27, 2010 8:51:50 PM via web

@TorontoPolice - In 2010 we have this crazy thing called "video" many are on "youtube", please post footage of the black bloc at Spadina.
Monday, June 28, 2010 12:26:15 AM via web in reply to TorontoPolice Retweeted by you and 9 others

Sometimes one video can summarize the whole story. http://vimeo.com/12903946
Monday, June 28, 2010 12:10:34 AM via web Retweeted by you and 100+ others

& so the world leaders leave. They had an isolated &lavish experience: unaffected & unmoved by what happened in our city. We have aftermath.
Monday, June 28, 2010 12:38:05 AM via web

Panic, outrage as police detain hundreds for hours in pouring rain http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/06/27/panic-outrage-as-police-detain-hundreds-for-hours-in-pouring-rain/
Sunday, June 27, 2010 10:50:50 PM via twitterfeed Retweeted by you and 4 others

had noticed something going down on Spadina when we were biking Dundas homebound. We didn't stick around. Avoided 4hrs detained in downpour.
Monday, June 28, 2010 1:05:50 AM via web

had a discussion w/Meghan about what happened in Toronto this weekend. Anger and frustration of how Leaders are completely unaffected by it.
Monday, June 28, 2010 2:42:59 PM via web

could understand someone's need to be mad at someone: to be able to pick a side & say they were right & they were wrong, of cause & effect.
Monday, June 28, 2010 2:44:38 PM via web

watched the season finale of Doctor Who. Love love LOVED it. The Doctor, Amy Pond x 2, River & yes, I've a crush on Rory now. Christmas yay!
Monday, June 28, 2010 8:03:00 PM via web

The Daily Show did a lil`bit about the G20 Summit. http://twitpic.com/20vxid
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:34:34 AM via Twitpic

blogged! Return to Trinity-Bellwoods Park http://is.gd/d9g1m & Regent Park: "Your Life Is About Your Choices"
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6:24:17 PM via textwit

me (slow motion running as J dishes ice cream): "but i'm having a moment with you!" Tallman: "you ARE a moment every single day." (aw!)
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 7:40:27 PM via Seesmic

had a moment with J where I spontaneously suggested we slow dance in the dark. Eyes closed (lovely)Song: 'Come Pick Me Up' by Ryan Adams
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:54:07 PM via web

needed to break from what we were doing & just BE together like that. Now back to sorting through an LJ community's tags (he's watching tv).
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:56:09 PM via web