Wade’s weekly Twitter log for 2009-06-14


Sunday, June 7, 2009

Monday, June 8

  • The future (or present) of your blog: http://is.gd/T5i3 #
  • a woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets. (RT @bikeskirt) #
  • Find your cause at the YP EXPO! 5:30p Thu, Bham Museum of Art, free: http://bit.ly/DC6L0 (via @mmdavidson) #
  • Heading downtown for meeting, then lunch. The week is off and running … #
  • Lunch surprise: 29-year-old friend tells me Dr. A says operable cancer, Dr. B says 6 months to live. Um, wow. #
  • Here’s the sanctity of marriage in Alabama: http://bit.ly/scFMt (RT @timlennox) #
  • Off to dinner w/ old friends Joe and Amber, plus L., at the fab GianMarco in Homewood. #
  • “I run for hope, I run to feel.” -Melissa Etheridge ♫ http://twt.fm/152332 #musicmonday #

Tuesday, June 9

Wednesday, June 10

  • Drawn together: Meet the Salty Ham Cartooneestas http://saltyham.org (via @glennybrock) #
  • My Wednesday experiment: Nothing but praise and compliments from me today. Sincere praise, not “drive-by praise.” #
  • Hooray for @BottletreeCafe, feat Bham bands Circuitree, Dog Tree Party, Bonejackal, Janys Joplyn, Come Up for Air, 7 tonight, 18-up, FREE. #
  • Reporter’s question to me: Give examples of Bham businesses using Twitter effectively. (All feedback welcome.) #
  • Hooray for @Myscoopus, a Bham-based fashion site expanding into Nashville. A triumph of good content, marketing savvy. http://myscoop.us #
  • Hooray for my friend Pat, helping to launch a new Bham-based gay magazine this week. (She called looking for praise! Ha ha!) #
  • Hooray for community activism! One example: Crestwood residents fight Trinity Medical Ctr’s move to 280: http://trinitystayhere.com #
  • Hooray for Jones Valley Urban Farm, so much happening this month: http://jvuf.org/events.html. And pick up fresh produce from 4 and 6 today. #
  • Hooray to our 4-legged friends. My pal Ben lost his pal Boots to kidney disease Mon.: http://is.gd/XTs5 (You will cry.) #
  • [Praise all day from me.] “I had a two-wolf shirt for a while and I didn’t think life could get any better. I was wrong.”: http://is.gd/Y2fI #
  • Hooray for best in business, as named by @bhambizjrnl, incl. Cayenne Creative, Hoffman Media, Vulcan, CVB, more: http://is.gd/Yany #
  • Hooray for @hulu, which now has season 1 of “The Mole”: http://hulu.com/the-mole. (I am not the mole.) #
  • Hooray for Chuck Norris, endorsing Roy Moore for Ala. gov.: http://bit.ly/hgf9z. (The Bible was originally titled “Chuck Norris & Friends.”) #

Thursday, June 11

  • What’s worse for fetuses: crack, alcohol or tobacco? (Hint: not crack.) http://bit.ly/HqdP6 (via @maggiekb1) #
  • No more h.s. journalism talks for me. I’ll play this 5-min Daily Show clip instead: http://is.gd/YOlP (h/t @romenesko) #
  • When chatting with @bhamboxset about blogs, we discussed best topics for Birmingham. What blogs could succeed right now? #
  • This day in history: @gdouban has her first Chick-Fil-A chicken biscuit. http://twitpic.com/74baf #
  • It’s been a busy day. Lunch w/ pal Cary at @bottletreecafe, then meeting, then gossip w/ @vulcansmuse. Good day, not done yet. #
  • At Birmingham Museum of Art for YP Expo. Come on by! #
  • The good day continues: Saw old friends at Expo, caught up with honeymooners, made a few pitches, sowed a few seeds. Downtime for awhile. #
  • Hi-Grav Beer Unable to Quench Local Man’s Thirst to Not Be in Alabama (RT @Birminghamster) #
  • Condos! Cheap! Convenient downtown Bham location! Everything. Must.Go. (maybe) http://tinyurl.com/nsgw6p #
  • Recapping Wed. praise experiment: Think positive, say good things, be specific, anyone can do it. Try it! #

Friday, June 12

Saturday, June 13



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