Selected May tweets

May 31, 2012

30 May: Q. What do you call a neutral tweet with positive and negative aspects? A. A twitterion!

30 May: <36 hours left in which to donate to my "Sing About Science" #SciFund project! http://rkthb.co/7551 Great rewards, eternal gratitude, etc.

27 May: My 5-year-old, betraying his Seattle roots: “Santa can do anything with magic…. He can *even* use magic to MAKE COFFEE!”

24 May: … to a mellow electric guitar piece representing the stages of sleep (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJJEhvWFtGQ). #BioExpo12

24 May: … #BioExpo12 student compositions ranged from a wailing saxophone piece representing schizoaffective disorder (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiD5aDIW6ng) …

24 May: It was great fun to judge student science music (and catch up with @brianglanz) again this year at #BioExpo12….

23 May: My math and science song database has just surpassed the 6000-song mark. ~2200 of these can be heard online for free! http://singaboutscience.org/MASSIVE/findandaddsongs.shtml

23 May: From Facebook friend Scott Smith (San Antonio, TX): “Is life fair? Short answer: No. Long answer: Noooooooooooooooooooo.”

21 May: The brownies I was making for this AM’s lab meeting came out badly, and I had to eat a mound of half-cooked brownie goo. Where’s my medal?

19 May: One key to happiness is modest expectations. Especially when sitting down to watch “Alvin And The Chipmunks” with one’s 5-year-old.

19 May: The 2012 Seattle Parasitology Conference at @SeattleBioMed included a Plasmodium life cycle sing-along! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igoIsLFCPl8#t=2m15s

15 May: Egads! I think I have a data hangover from consuming too much data at #soSEA last night. It was fun at the time….

14 May: @DustinSmith of @tableau: Data are more like food than like money. Over time, staleness ensues! Get the data out there while fresh! #soSEA

14 May: Eugene Kolker is Chief Data Officer at Seattle Children’s. Hadn’t heard that title before, but I like it! #soSEA

13 May: This morning’s Lego-building innovation: a police convertible. Possibly less safe than normal police cars, but VERY chic.

12 May: Phil’s much-anticipated playdate with his pal Addison is this PM. We’ve been chanting, “Saturday is Addi day! Saturday is Addi day!”

11 May: 5K time trial in 16:33 at Green Lake this morning with Tim Billo. Just like the old days at @WilliamsCollege, only much slower!

11 May: Last night Phil objected to having to write his five teachers’ names all in one sitting. You’re right, poor thing…. What was I thinking?

8 May: To quote Curley from Oklahoma!: Oh what a beautiful mornin’, oh what a beautiful day…. http://ping.fm/DdmNt

7 May: Dear Internet: Can I have some money? It’s for SCIENCE! http://ping.fm/7RXxd

5 May: In an adventuresome mood today; bought provolone cheese slices instead of Swiss. Next stop, lowering sunscreen SPF from 50 to 30.

2 May: Today’s parenting milestone: Phil’s first eBay bid. He knows a good deal on Lego clone troopers when he seees one!

1 May: Was hoping a 4am run would help me fall asleep again. Got a great song idea along the way; now I’m more restless than ever.

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