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(Curtis) Alan Jackson

(Curtis) Alan Jackson

Schrödinger's cat walks into a bar. And doesn't. The bartender says, "Is this some kind of quantum physics joke?" ["iphwin" on the IMs.]
I can't even...why aren't they on the East Coast? Down the street would be best. :) RT @hollysue: WELP. #reggiedeluxe http://t.co/KLJsB5l8a3
I can't even...why aren't they on the East Coast? Down the street would be best. :) RT @hollysue: WELP. #reggiedeluxe http://t.co/KLJsB5l8a3
The downside of living way outside DC: there's no acceptable alternative to such a place that's not a haul. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Portland is a great town to visit. #justsayin - Kristin
kristin knows. - holly #ravingfangirl
Dang. - Julian
That would be the only meal I'd need for the day. Probably. Okay, not really. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
imma have a hard time eating anything else today. maybe some fruit. maybe. - holly #ravingfangirl
and perhaps the piece of pecan pie i brought home. *cough* - holly #ravingfangirl
RT @someecards: We challenge our followers to stop watching ice bucket videos & donate to the ALS Association: http://web.alsa.org/site... http://twitter.com/someeca...
RT @someecards: We challenge our followers to stop watching ice bucket videos & donate to the ALS Association: http://bit.ly/1oZSMoi http://twitter.com/someecards/status/502178611747880960/photo/1
10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression - The Darling Bakers - http://www.thedarlingbakers.com/love-so...
"If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you love them. One day they may seem fine, and the next they are sad, distant and may push you away. It is important that you know that as a person who is close to them and trusted by them, you can help your friend or partner have shorter, less severe bouts of depression. Mental illness is as real as physical illness (it is physical actually, read more about that here) and your partner needs you as much as they would need to be cared for if they had the flu. Your relationship may seem one-sided during these times, but by helping your partner through a very difficult and painful affliction, you are strengthening your relationship and their mental health in the long term." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
this is a good list of helping someone with depression and I know its things that I've struggled with as well. Even though it says partner (mostly) its a good list if someone you know is struggling. The 10 things to do to beat the blues they link to is is nice, but you kinda need someone else to push you towards doing them when battling depression - Sir Shuping is just sir
"Wow, You Vicious Vocabulary Viper!" (28 out of 30! ) - How Many English Words Do You Actually Know? http://www.playbuzz.com/jonb10... via @play_buzz
"Wow, You Vicious Vocabulary Viper!" (28 out of 30! ) - How Many English Words Do You Actually Know? http://www.playbuzz.com/jonb10/how-many-english-words-do-you-actually-know via @play_buzz
I missed "orgulous" and "hibernacle". Oh well. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Doctor Who's Jenna-Louise Coleman quits role as Time Lord's assistant and will leave at Christmas - Mirror Online - http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv...
Doctor Who's Jenna-Louise Coleman quits role as Time Lord's assistant and will leave at Christmas - Mirror Online
"Doctor Who’s companion Jenna-Louise Coleman is set to leave the hit BBC show. The actress, 28, is believed to be quitting her role as the Time Lord’s assistant in a sensational Christmas storyline. Her exit could bring an end to her 18 months as Clara Oswald, creating a vacancy for another sidekick to star alongside new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
Whaaaa??? - Julian
While it's probable, The Mirror isn't the most trustworthy source (or so I've heard). I can see how it'd make sense story-wise, though. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Gosh, am not sure any of our papers are wholly trustworthy, and The Mirror is certainly towards the more sensationalist end of the spectrum. But having said that I ain't surprised. Not loving the idea of older Doc and young girl. But that could just be me... - Heleninstitches from Android
Helen, I had to smile about your comment since The Doctors have had centuries on their companions. ;-) The previews and hints about Series 8 lean toward the show becoming a bit more serious and even dark. While I'm completely fine with that, I'm ready for a new companion. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I'm ready also for better writing - maʀtha
Personally I don't think the series is going to survive beyond Capaldi. My guess is he will be the last regeneration for awhile. - Soup in a TARDIS
How do you order your tabs? I'm Left to Right: Gmail, Friendfeed, TweetDeck, Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn with misc as needed after that.
you keep google+ open?? - Sir Shuping is just sir
Yup. Although, I typically find I have several dozen new items when I remember it's open. :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Mail, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, FriendFeed, Home.Least to most interesting. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
I never purposely order my tabs. My tabs just happen. :) - Jenny H. from Android
Apparently, I was not the the first customer at our local McDonald's this morning.
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is that a possum? - Sir Shuping is just sir
Nope. White Skunk. And can you believe it actually ambled right under my car? Needless to say, I waited until I was sure it was on its way before opening the door. :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
HURRY! reserve your favorite username for all new startups! https://earlyclaim.com/trust... via @earlyclaim
HURRY! reserve your favorite username for all new startups! https://earlyclaim.com/trust/iphwin via @earlyclaim
Not exactly the intended use of a panorama photo app but whatevs. :)
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I approve! :D - Jenny H. from Android
who are all of these peeps? I only know some by sight - maʀtha
This pic make my arms look huge. I like it. Although Derrick arms to be sideeyeing you. - Jim: with more caffeine!
I haven't used that app in a long time and I think that was a couple adult beverages in as well. Never a guarantee for quality. :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I keep reading that as "paranormal photo." - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
Rock Creek in DC (under Duke Ellington bridge on the way to Adams Morgan) looks a little unhappy from the earlier rains in the area.
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The problem with putting something on eBay is waiting and waiting and waiting until the last day to see how many bids, if any, you get for your item. Why can't it just skyrocket from the beginning? :P
It used to. Then people discovering sniping apps. - Spidra Webster
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... First-person Hyperlapse Videos (Technical)
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA4Za3Hv6ng&feature=youtu.be&a First-person Hyperlapse Videos (Technical)
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I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch... First-person Hyperlapse Videos
I liked a @YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOpwHaQnRSY&feature=youtu.be&a First-person Hyperlapse Videos
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If anyone ever tells you to start your own business, don't. Or at least don't plan on having actual employees for a while. They're expensive!
Virtual employee cheaper than actual employee. - Janet from FFHound!
Probably. Fortunately, they're all part time for now. And even less so now that our big event is over. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
And they're a pain in the ass. - Kristin from iPhone
musician that makes money = small business owner ...i was my own pain in the ass. - Big Joe Silence
Did I mention they shouldn't be friends, if possible? Division of business/personal can get messy and make people unhappy. Hasn't happened yet but the possibility is there. <sigh> - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
RT @nasa: Roving ahead! Our long-lived Mars Opportunity rover sets off-Earth driving record http://go.nasa.gov/1l8hpyR @MarsRovers https://twitter.com/NASA...
RT @nasa: Roving ahead! Our long-lived Mars Opportunity rover sets off-Earth driving record http://go.nasa.gov/1l8hpyR @MarsRovers http://t.co/KWGa6U8hki
Someone might have just hit submit on some various job sites. Just to keep in practice. :)
Boy, that was a bit alarming. I couldn't find the job info I printed at work at first and was sure I had stuck it in my co-worker's bag by accident. That would have been...uncomfortable. Also, I'm taking a call this morning regarding a submission. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Good grief. I'm sorely out of practice for the phone calls. Pacing around, speaking too fast, and abysmal memory recall. Oh well, that's why I did it. :P - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Lawsuit Filed To Prove Happy Birthday Is In The Public Domain; Demands Warner Pay Back Millions Of License Fees | Techdirt - https://www.techdirt.com/article...
"Happy Birthday remains the most profitable song ever. Every year, it is the song that earns the highest royalty rates, sent to Warner/Chappell Music (which makes millions per year from "licensing" the song). However, as we've been pointing out for years, the song is almost certainly in the public domain. Robert Brauneis did some fantastic work a few years ago laying out why the song's copyright clearly expired many years ago, even as Warner/Chappell pretends otherwise. You can read all the background, but there are a large number of problems with the copyright, including that the sisters who "wrote" the song, appear to have written neither the music, nor the lyrics. At best, they may have written a similar song called "Good Morning to All" in 1893, with the same basic melody, but there's evidence to suggest the melody itself predated the sisters. But, more importantly, the owner of the copyright (already questionable) failed to properly renew it in 1962, which would further establish that it's in the public domain." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
Lawsuit: "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright, and Warner owes the world hundreds of millions for improperly collected royalties - Boing Boing - http://boingboing.net/2013...
Lawsuit: "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright, and Warner owes the world hundreds of millions for improperly collected royalties - Boing Boing
"Copyright scholars have long been pretty certain that "Happy Birthday to You" is in the public domain, despite the fact that Warner/Chappell claims copyright on it and charges impressive licensing fees to use it in public performances. Those fees, however, are much lower than a copyright lawsuit would be, so everyone shrugs and pays them. Until now." - (Curtis) Alan Jackson from Bookmarklet
Okay, I must be extremely tired. I just went and got rubberbands from the supply area and can't remember why and feel like it was something I was thinking/dreaming as I may have nodded off. <sigh>
No, it was your inner brain saying this: take one rubber band and place on wrist. Snap band every 15 minutes. - Janet
Back at work again today, the stack of rubberbands on the desk is still not making any sense. Oh well. Glad to know we have them available? - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
I think it's about time I update the ole resumes and see what's biting out there. Always best to search for a job when you have one, right? Also, I need to update the various job sites with the new address. At least, that's my excuse. :D
Any favorite sites? I feel like I've been on them all but currently tinkering with ClearanceJobs.com and CareerBuilder.com. I'm sure I've forgotten all the places I was on a couple years ago. - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
D.C. area forecast: Sunny and pleasant today; heat, humidity return this weekend - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...
Obviously not a heavy Twitter user, I just saw that TweetDeck is still alive, albeit web only. Edited RTs FTW! Also? Sorting and stuff.
Dang! I forgot to wear my Deadpool socks tonight at work (from @lootcrate). Guess I'll wear them with my Deadpool-Aid t-shirt on Sat then.
Classic #TableTop Game RT @amazondeals: Lightning Deal! $20.00 - The Settlers of Catan [Collector's Edition] http://amzn.to/1nYXBhe
The less photographed side of a moth. :)
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I wonder if I feel more tired than I look or look more tired than I feel? I can't exactly tell.
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PM Update: Rain exits and skies clear tonight; comfortable sunshine Friday - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...
September in July: Big cold front to bring stellar weather next week - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...
Bug derecho: Swarm of Mayflies caught on radar in Upper Midwest - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...
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