The Past Week via Twitter: 2012-09-09

  • @StephenAtHome pics or it didn't happen. in reply to StephenAtHome #
  • Today: make pile of review stuff. parents' anniversary flowers/card. finish grammar homework. Thanksgiving thing (DNW). family night/Bible. #
  • finish grammar homework: check. #
  • The rest of today: make pile of review stuff. Thanksgiving thing (DNW). family night. Bible with Bunny. #
  • RT @postsecret: Remembering Mom & Dad w/ tattoos of exact copies of their last handwritten birthday card wishes. (pix) http://t.co/gpgLcOo4 #
  • Thanksgiving thing: check. #
  • parents' anniversary flowers/card: check. #
  • family night: check. "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" at Regency Academy Cinemas in Pasadena. #
  • Bible with Bunny: check. #
  • RT @CUUPS_Media: "listen: there's a hell of a good universe next door; let's go." – ee cummings (today is the 50th anniversary of his death) #
  • Truth. RT @brainpicker: “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” Cicero was onto something http://t.co/iHEH4gmS #
  • Or, y'know, never learned in the first place. -_- RT @mandyvandeven: Lest we forget what #LaborDay is about… http://t.co/iJ1wc10y #
  • Good that I have plenty of it, then. /sigh RT @brainpicker: Why emotional excess is essential to writing and creativity http://t.co/KLHUrszd #
  • @mandyvandeven I just want to point out that making a difficult decision doesn't automatically make it more legitimate or worthy. in reply to mandyvandeven #
  • @mandyvandeven the decision to have an abortion (or do anything else) may be the easiest thing someone's ever done; that should be okay, too in reply to mandyvandeven #
  • Exactly. RT @anjalibahl: Thank god it's labor day so I can continue to wear all black all year round in reply to anjalibahl #
  • @mandyvandeven Yeah, I understand. Not taking issue with that, just the idea that it being "easy" makes it less legitimate in the 1st place. in reply to mandyvandeven #
  • Today: make pile of review stuffs. laundry wash/dry AND fold/put away. German homework. German flashcards. Bible prep. anything else?? #
  • I would really like JUST ONCE for something to say "Religion" & actually mean -religion- and not just Christianity & the types thereof. -_- #
  • RT @brainpicker: "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." Bertrand Russell #
  • Sleepy. Maybe if I just rest my eyes a bit….. #
  • make pile of review stuffs: check. laundry wash/dry: check. German flashcards: check. #
  • What's left: laundry fold/put away. German homework. Bible prep. #
  • laundry fold/put away: check. German homework: started it but haven't finished. #
  • For 4 Sept: separate full reviews from One Paragraph items. finish German homework. Bible prep. fill gas tank. (Also: work. German class.) #
  • Oh damn; yeah, I forgot. RT @Zekor: … And buy german packet. #
  • T_T DNW. /throws temper tantrum #
  • work: check. #
  • RT @TweetsofOld: Mrs.Delia Markwalder, who lives near the Santa Fe tracks, was driven insane, due, it is believed, to Halley's comet. CA1910 #
  • Bible prep: check. fill gas tank: check. #
  • What's left today: separate full reviews from One Paragraph items. finish German homework. buy/pick up German packet. (Also: German class.) #
  • Shower first. Then homework. Then I'll see what I have time left for. #
  • finish German homework: check. German class: check. #
  • oh, and… buy/pick up German packet: check. #
  • Hey, guys, guess what? I only have one thing left on my to do list and it's still a decent hour. Who knew it was even possible? #
  • separate full reviews from One Paragraph items: check. (well, as well as I could at this point, anyway.) #
  • number of incomplete full reviews: 9. number of unwritten One Paragraph entries: 10. about even, it turns out. #
  • RT @GoldenGundam: I love people[']s reactions when I tell them I don't drink. #
  • @GoldenGundam I don't drink either, and I'm tired of being looked at like there's something wrong with -me-. in reply to GoldenGundam #
  • ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED: completed entire "to do" list on the day it was written. (can I go two days in a row?? tune in tomorrow to find out!) #
  • I LOLed for reals. RT @MarkAgee: Americans shouldn't get to pick any more presidents until we figure out four-way stops. #
  • Today: work. cat litter. German homework. check Deutsch Heft. vacuum bedroom. one workbook assignment. Vromans. something I'm forgetting?? #
  • work: check. cat litter: check. water the plants (which is what I was forgetting): check. #
  • What's left (ganbaré!): German homework. check Deutsch Heft. vacuum bedroom. one workbook assignment. Vromans. #
  • I brought home thirty bananas from work today O_o so I'm making a shit-ton of banana bread. #
  • Recipe (that I wrote myself!) calls for 6 "very ripe" bananas, so, if I don't run out of any other ingredients, this could be a long night. #
  • vacuum bedroom: check. Vromans: check. #
  • Unfinished today: German homework (though I did at least start it). check Deutsch Heft. one workbook assignment. #
  • Yeah no. #
  • RT @poetrynews: “As a child I was a very successful liar”: Sharon Olds Interviewed at BOMBLOG http://t.co/Y0CNThmV #
  • Wow; abuse of power much?? -_- RT @TFLN: (585): N.C. cops just used a megaphone to tell me I have a slutty outfit. My life is complete. #
  • Uuuuugh I have a tension headache. Maybe a short nap and then finish this homework so I'm not embarrassed in class tonight. #
  • Still have a headache. Possibly a fever. Feel achy all over. Uuuugh. Not good. I don't have time for this nonsense, self. Pull it together!! #
  • Okay, let's see how much of this Deutsche Hauseaufgauben I can get done before my Vorlesung. -_- #
  • RT @derekbeaulieu: don't write poems that ring like a bell, write poems that wring like a neck. #
  • Really, though: why am I awake again?? #
  • Truest truth ever to be true. RT @TWLOHA: "Whoso loves, believes the impossible." – Elizabeth Barrett Browning #
  • Note to self: leave in the morning at 7:50 to be on time for an 8:30 class. Was a bit late today. 🙁 #
  • RT @haleshannon: Confused by adults who think comics are bad for kids but are okay with TV. #
  • RT @EvanJamesRoskos: @haleshannon agree with you completely! plus, comics can be read over and over and they're quiet. #
  • @Mousapelli WHAT IS THIS ARTICLE? FOR I SHALL READ IT. in reply to Mousapelli #
  • @Mousapelli @okuributa oh wait here it is haha sorry for yelling. I was just excited. in reply to Mousapelli #
  • Thiiiiiis. RT @Mousapelli: I am like nearly in tears because I really thought I was like the only person thinking these thoughts in my head #
  • blood everywhere. #
  • RT @DanPorterfield: Just had a great discussion on the sidewalk on Paul Starr's Common Hour talk–w/ 4 #fandm students in togas. #whyitworks #
  • My hand is really stiff and sore. What the hell, hand? #
  • RT @GoldenGundam: Sometimes you need to help someone because you know no one else will, not because its convenient for you. #
  • RT @AdviceToWriters: Writers are desperate people and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers. CHARLES BUKOWSKI #writing #
  • Saturdays at work are tough. #
  • Seriously, though, what is it about "young woman reading alone" that apparently screams "COME TALK TO ME"?? Do not want. -_- #
  • Omg lying flat feels so nice. #
  • At the Arboretum for Gershwin on the Green. This is going to be sweet. Thank you so much, coworker, for switching shifts with me!! #
  • Arboretum, yeah. Gershwin on the Green yaaaaay. http://t.co/bToodIbC #
  • Not like you can see anything, but this is "I Got Rhythm" at the Arboretum. woooooo http://t.co/qZntPKI0 #
  • Intermission. http://t.co/rrOwGpFF #
  • "I've got my girl, who could ask for anything mooooooooore?" yaaaaaaay live Gershwin = winning #
  • Oooh oooh shooting star!! #
  • Can't go wrong with "Rhapsody in Blue" ^_^ #
  • I don't think I've ever actually listened to "Rhapsody in Blue" all the way through until tonight. #

Viannah E. Duncan

Viannah E. Duncan is a writer and activist hailing originally from Los Angeles. She lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University. She has a cat, Cleo.

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