life's tweets this week - 2008-11-09


  • was going to begin my #NaNoWriMo but decided to finish a blog post on the election I started a few days ago. #


  • new post -> the right to complain: so last week I wrote about the idea of purposefully NOT .. http://tinyurl.com/6jhrz6 #


  • @sarahsdandelion you weren't gonna, but i pushed you over the edge with my post didn't i. ;) http://is.gd/5E6F in reply to sarahsdandelion #


  • woke up from a nap. i was supposed to only make sure rachel didn't get up, ended up falling asleep too. to dinner then walmart now. :) #


  • it's been over a week but i finally wrote to my blog - http://is.gd/5E6F - it's about the election & yes i have another one coming tonight. #


  • retweet: @gewygle - I have won this game many times over. http://tinyurl.com/6jo8em #


  • at wamart, goodbye Halloween, hello Christmas - http://twitpic.com/joud #


  • we just put about $50 of diapers and wipes in our carts. #


  • in what aisle would lemon juice be in at Walmart? #



  • http://twitpic.com/jp0h - just trying to keep track of where the last time I saw all of my kids. :) #


  • @jsgarza it is not all kids. we only give our kids one small candy a day. they'll have to split the big candy bars. it'll last till Xmas. in reply to jsgarza #


  • concerning Halloween candy, @JenSawley they may want more candy than one a day but abundace is not a license for gluttony. in reply to JenSawley #


  • my previously promised blog post about the election will have to wait till tomorrow. we got back from walmart later than i thought. #


  • new post -> life’s tweets this week - 2008-11-02: both of our babies woke up with gu.. http://tinyurl.com/6fcbpo #


  • @victoriaarmas well be praying. in reply to victoriaarmas #


  • @jsgarza lost time with lockups, viruses slowing down the machine, and general frustration with things not working are out of my budget. :) in reply to jsgarza #


  • pleasantly surprised by someone who is buying me lunch. :) #


  • even better, the manager of the resturaunt knew us and paid for both of our meals! it's a great miracle monday! #


  • @maggienajera i know, but i was trying not to give specifics. @mamalara didn't want me tweeting about it, make you jealous she took me out. in reply to maggienajera #


  • i just remembered i brought a halloween kit-kat with me to work to have after lunch. time to treat myself. #


  • @DustinDK @Aadom it does get a lot easier if all of the stickers fall off. it's slightly harder if only some fall off. in reply to DustinDK #


  • a lady i helped over the phone to make labels came in today and brought me two jars of grape jelly. she was making labels for the jars. :) #


  • just updated my timestamp on my wordpress blog. #


  • if you missed it this past weekend: the relationship between voting and complaining - http://is.gd/5E6F #


  • new post -> McCain-Palin: i filled in the little boxes on my ballot last night. (i guess i .. http://tinyurl.com/6xsyze #


  • so I'm in a van full of people that look like their falling asleep. but it's so dark I can't tell if they actually are or not. #


  • at our pre-election prayer service. we've moved on to praying for the local elections and initiatives. #


  • revival in our community and nation. oh God start with us, start with me. #


  • @gregqualls praying for God's blessing and favor on your lives. let us know on Monday about how God provided the house for you. in reply to gregqualls #


  • i could say this is a MUST READ before you vote, but who am i kidding, it' s just my reasons for voting the way i did: http://is.gd/6g1Q #


  • as tensions may flair today this video by John Piper is a good reminder for those of us who call on His Name: http://is.gd/6iVI #


  • @sarahsdandelion just posted my comment. in reply to sarahsdandelion #


  • @BreakingNewsOn as if there's a question about who he's voting for. why do we need details? in reply to BreakingNewsOn #


  • thinking my #nanowrimo will have to wait. i have good intentions (and a promising story line) but can't sqeeze another thing into my life. #


  • @eliabelmares wow you guys had a LIARitarian? i wish it was that easy to vote. vote for the LIAR or the NON-LIAR. :) in reply to eliabelmares #


  • listening to andy stanley's latest leadership podcast; absolutely hilarious. trying not to bust up laughing in the van pool. #


  • got here early, waiting outside, smelling bacon and eggs coming from somewhere, making me hungry. #


  • oooh, 8:59 PST and i've seen my first "fail whale" of the day. :) #


  • @DustinDK also http://cnn.com/live has coverage all day in reply to DustinDK #


  • for those of you reading from facebook who have no idea what a "fail whale" is, here's a pic. :) - http://twitpic.com/jyct #


  • @JenSawley yeah, we're excited too. we weren't sure who had dinner tonight. but i'm sure it'll be good. in reply to JenSawley #


  • @deblara http://twitpic.com/jzny - i love it. you ladies look fabulous! in reply to deblara #


  • debating if i should go buy something 4 lunch. after 2 mo. my bowl of cereal & crandberries is getting old. esp, since i had it 4 breakfast. #


  • @maggienajera oh, good. i was waiting for someone to respond to me either way. i'm glad it's someone encouraging going out. :) in reply to maggienajera #


  • @maggienajera @maggienajera i don't remember that at all. in reply to maggienajera #


  • heading over to get #


  • oops … to get @deblara's birkenstocks which have finished getting repaired. #


  • RT @joeday: This election prediction cheat sheet is funny http://snipurl.com/54cz0 #


  • @toddhiestand ABC's always my favorite in reply to toddhiestand #


  • how in the world to the networks call an election for some of the senate seats with 0% of the precincts in?? #


  • switched over to abcnews.com live coverage. msnbc.com seemed to be talking like Obama had already won the night. not good journalism. #


  • according to abc's current map O 200 to M 124; the only way McCain can win now is to carry one of the Left Coast states. President Obama. #


  • grr, just realized i forgot my laptop power charger @ work, not a good night to run out of power :( @maggienajera, you wanna loan me yours? #


  • yipee, @deblara just told me that the replacement power adapter I ordered last Friday came in today. so I do have power. #


  • watching the election festivities with our lifegroup. #


  • @jsnell or, how should judges be allowed to change or create laws? aren't they just supposed rule on current law? legislation makes them. in reply to jsnell #


  • funny retweet of @Ihnatko: So what do you suppose are the chances that the Obamas will be having a baby around August 4? :) #


  • new FREE (for limited time) calorie tracker app for the iphone. this one looks more promising than the rest. http://is.gd/6qh6 #


  • PS. even if you don't own an iPhone or iPod touch, but are planning (hoping) to get one soon you can still download apps then install later. #


  • @maggienajera they want to make sure you order again. :) in reply to maggienajera #


  • so do you think @barackobama will change his twitter pic to a presidential seal come jan. 20th? #


  • @maureenbee i think this link will work better for you: http://is.gd/6rKf - the tinyurl service didn't like the ! point in the address. in reply to maureenbee #


  • @ScottyNeal not meaning to sound like Obama, but maybe it's time for a CHANGE to your Wednesday schedule. in reply to ScottyNeal #


  • it almost feels like college again, I'm cramming 45 minutes before our meeting to get my homework done. #


  • @gewygle who? and who? was that before every cartoon was an action hero or a promo with happy meals. :) in reply to gewygle #


  • only finished half my homework, was falling asleep. #


  • maybe I should start drinking coffee, I get home so tired & I fall asleep right after the kids so @deblara & I don't get time to connect. #


  • @maggienajera i've got VMware Fusion that you could try. in reply to maggienajera #


  • mmm, California Dreamin' Safeway sandwich for lunch. #


  • i'm so looking forward to spending time with @deblara tonight. she's been sending me sweet encouraging emails all day. i love the woman! #


  • hey @maggienajera, good thing you don't live in Finland, you may have gotten in trouble for what your kids watch: http://is.gd/6y8p #


  • we're eating dinner at @maggienajera's house tonight. meatloaf and mashed potatoes! #


  • @gewygle add an egg to that thing and change the meat to sausage and it could be a breakfast of champions! in reply to gewygle #


  • "And you were dead in your trespasses and sins ... But GOD ..." Eph 2:1-4 #


  • @ianjukes didn't like the song that much. the synth in the background got distracting. in reply to ianjukes #


  • since i don't eat pork, i would have voted for Fries: http://is.gd/6Bk1 #


  • i think @scotters will particularly like this video: http://is.gd/6yd4 #


  • welcome to my tweets: @sethhoff, @hoskog, @gingertate, @rhyscampbell, @pastorjgrahm, @wpmag, @toddl3r, @cwgi, @thedomesticdiva & more. #


  • no matter who you voted for this week, you gotta agree with this video, we're gonna miss Pres. Bush: http://is.gd/6Dzj #


  • @rhondaberghoff thanks for that visual, right in the middle of my "Burrito Friday!" #


  • @youcanknowgod we take them cuz it's easier to sneak in food when you got a big diaper bag to carry! :) in reply to youcanknowgod #


  • http://ocarina.smule.com - just bought this app for the iPhone, i wonder how soon i can play in the church band! :) only $0.99 #


  • @DustinDK totally agree on the "being out of debt" thing. "Owe no one anything, except to love each other" Rom. 13:8 in reply to DustinDK #


  • @gma1918 did you watch the video? in reply to gma1918 #


  • looking forward to a nice evening with @deblara. we're going to a church leaders meeting tomorrow so 3 out of 6 kids are at gma's house. #


  • Sunnyside smells particularly "fresh" tonight. you know what I mean if you're from here. #


  • http://twitpic.com/kl57 - all bundled up and ready to go! #


  • on our way to the cohorts meeting in kittitas. #


  • @Aadom to keep the bon fire from getting wet? uh, I don't think so. in reply to Aadom #


  • @rhondaberghoff are you sure you have your settings 4 each person you follow to be sent to your phone? they have to be set up individually. in reply to rhondaberghoff #


  • I'm watching @jonathanbabcock search the web for pictures that the presenter has on his slides. :) in reply to jonathanbabcock #


  • @maggienajera especially since it's my laptop! in reply to maggienajera #


  • now @jonathanbabcock is updating his facebook status. :) #


  • just realized that my tweets sync with my facebook & the presenter is 1 of my FB friends. so he may read all of these tweets later. oops. #


  • http://twitpic.com/kotz - our fearless cohorts leader, Steve Mills. oh and @jonathanbabcock's hand. #


  • um, yeah, you've heard of "death by powerpoint". well I can hardly stand to look at some of these slides. content=good / presentation=ugly #


  • the animated gifs may have been cute in 1991, they're just distracting now. - I'm thinking about offering to redo the slides for him. #


  • yeah, lunch time! #


  • so what's the best way to offer to redo the ppt slides without offending? #


  • uh oh, after-lunch-sleepy-eyes are coming at me. #


  • about 2-3 mo. ago someone on Twitter posted a link to an ultraconserative kjv only church in Wa. state. anyone know the link? #


  • final stretch on the way home, we've picked up the kids in Yakima, can't wait to see our other kids too. #


  • in case anyone was wondering, I finally found the link to that ultraconservative church - http://www.touchet1611.org #


  • be sure to click the "inquiring missionary" link in the lower right of the page. do you think anyone ever qualifies to come speak? #


  • @youcanknowgod what's that icon to the right Keynote in the dock? we use Keynote for our worship slides, is there something better? in reply to youcanknowgod #