Friday, February 26, 2010

Shamrock Shakes Are NOT Clover Flavored....



This is my first twitter ho down post since Momma passed away. I know. It seems a little frivolous to do a post like this when she hasn't even been gone a month. But you see, I think going back to a routine will be good for me. So much of my routine is impossible to go back to now. But my tweeting and blogging is different. For a few weeks there, I lamented so much time I spent doing this that could have been spent with mom. First of all, I have come to realize that the friends I have made through blogging and twitter have been a gift from God. It is wrong to begrudge myself that.
Also upon reflection, I realize most of that time was time I spent here at the computer she spent sleeping during the day. There were some times she would wake up and call me, and I'd say "I'll be there in a minute.." and it turned out to be more like 23 minutes. Sometimes maybe more. But not that often. I was making myself out in my head to me a monster, and I wasn't. What I was and am is imperfect. But then, who isn't? If perfection were actually possible, who wouldn't choose it? And who do you know, besides Jesus, who is perfect? Anyway, I have digressed big time. On to less important things.. ;-)

Okay. Some of my tweets to and about @weightwhat will not make any sense unless you know that she embroiders lovely patterns on clothes and sells them on Etsy. I am planning to make few purchases for my cousins' little ones for Easter. I hardly ever see them and forgot I had them until they came to Momma's wake.... Bad me. Maybe sending one of those sweet little monster shirts will be a bridge for all of us.
*Disclaimer: It is my tweets, and not this link, that I speak of as being among the "less important things".

If you are hoping the rest of it makes any sense, I suggest you read from the bottom up.

@coffeewithmarty BTW, I wasn't dissing spam. My earlier tweet was that it is delicious hot....

@coffeewithmarty Thirty minutes from heaven? Wow.....

RT @coffeewithmarty @Helenatrandom @katdish hey! I had spam for lunch! Can't get enough. And I live within 30 min of where it is made!

@katdish Well, cold or lukewarm Spam™ IS disgusting....

RT @katdish @Helenatrandom I like that you clarified Spam "when hot".

If I owned the company Spam™ , I'd sue "spammers" for giving my delicious luncheon meat (when hot) a bad name...

@redclaydiaries And veins....Your brain is veiny and tough.... #tryingtohelpanywayican

@redclaydiaries Brains... you tweeted about a full brain....nourishing....

@redclaydiaries I hope you made sure there were no zombies following you on the twitter before you tweeted that...

RT @redclaydiaries @makeadiff21 We're having a great time. Brains full from sights, but cool stuff.

@makeadiff21 Awww....You warned her? Don't you think it would have been funnier to let her think I was a wino? whiskio?

@makeadiff21 I left a comment on Beth's post. She is going to think I'm nuts. 3 sentences, and she'll know me inside and out...

@katdish Do the bar stools have seat belts?

RT @katsish Just got an email from someone who thinks my readers would B interested in cookware & barstools. Yeah...they did some in-depth research .

RT @funnyoneliners A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history. Except tequila.

RT @BridgetChumbley @katdish Is "somewhat direct" like saying the Pope is "sorta Catholic?"

@VariantVal Spellcheck is my hero...

@pagan43 I can't believe I spelled occurrence wrong!!! Ok. I can believe it. #ilovespellcheck


I took the Twitter spelling test and scored: 95% (A) http://su.pr/1T8Z4G from the indisputable @oatmeal

@sarahmsalter He is happy as long as it isn't the same purple muumuu I was wearing when he left. That has happened once. Or twice...

@VariantVal mom wouldn't want me to get hung up in the should'ves...And I really did act in what I thought was her best interest.

@VariantVal I am improving. I have bad moments, but they are fewer and farther between. I'm starting to realize that people are right, my

@sarahmsalter My purple muumuus are all the rage here in Chigagoland. *snort*

@marni71 I know. The wisdom of the twitter = yoda on vicodin.

@ImAPennyPincher It wasn't me. I still like you, no matter what those other 4 say....

Topping off that delightful breakfast with instant cappuccino ....

@marni71 I ate waffles with butter and honey. Mmmmmm. @weightwhat is making an adult onesie for me.

@sarahmsalter And I am SUCH a slave to fashion....

@weightwhat How big do you make them? I'm thinking 44T (so I can grow into it...)

Note to self: Wash hands from honey BEFORE tweeting...

Waffles with butter and honey. I am spoiling myself rotten...

@Babybloomr My friend @katdish told me to follow you. I always do what @katdish says. And @weightwhat.

@BridgetChumbley How dare you have a life on Tuesdays! :=) Cut that out and get back ot work!!

@sarahmsalter @makeadiff21 Awww... thanks. I guess making people uncomfortable is my spiritual gift...

@makeadiff21 She said "I don't know...I don't think I've met him yet..." Right @sarahmsalter?

@buzzbyannies You are going to meet up with Candy?! I am so jealous of the both of you!

@katdish Are you sure that your dog Buddy doesn't need Viagra? I've been hearing rumors....

@BridgetChumbley Bob has no clue as to why barbecued pulled pork, beef, chicken, etc is back on the menu. He's just like "mmmmmmm"

@BridgetChumbley is gone. Making things she liked makes me sad. But then, she COULDN'T have a lot of stuff, so I make that more now.

@BridgetChumbley Actually, I bought a whole bunch of Mrs. Grass soup. He likes it, it's easy. Also, I am cooking differently now that mom

@BridgetChumbley Usually Bob shovels, but his arm was hurting this weekend, and I thought I'd be a good wife and surprise him...

@weightwhat Would you believe, I have more success with whiskey than with cough syrup...

@sarahmsalter Here's the thing. I think I DO need the meds, but then, since I can't help but ENJOY sweet whiskey, do I REALLY....

@sarahmsalter I think my lungs got a chill when I was shoveling yesterday. Nothing has helped so far.

@sarahmsalter Yep! And now I am coughing. I know I said I was only giving up alcohol unless it was medicinal, but not sure I need medicine


RT @funnyoneliners Don't you hate it when you're out with MC Hammer and he won't let you touch anything?


@SBeeCreations "Run, before he finds you." Yes. I loved it. It was so funny! I'm glad I did the search! :-)

@SBeeCreations Did you do it? It says "Google won't search for Chuck Norris because it knows you don't find Chuck Norris, he finds you."

@sarahmsalter Can you have the bottle right at your desk? Maybe take a sip each time someone annoys you? I did that as a teacher #12glasses
(water people. I was tweeting about water here...)

@Nick_theGeek I hear you. It took me three hours to shovel today. Because I am out of shape. Bad me. Sn*w was wet and heavy though...


OK, to see your own tweets on your lists, you have to list yourself in the group. (slowly shaking head at self...)


@SBeeCreations @sarahmsalter Being well hydrated certainly couldn't hurt any..


RT @SBeeCreations @Seriously, try this, lol: RT@Dr0id @ebertchicago: At Google.com, type "where can I find Chuck Norris?" Then click on "I'm feeling lucky"

Instant cappuccino with added magnesium, I heart you....

@redclaydiaries Nonsense! If he wanted you to be humble, he wouldn't have made you so cute and clever!

@LostInPortland I suggest you do everything Wendy says from now on. It works for me!

Okay. Back to shoveling. Feel free to try and stop me...

@sarahmsalter McDonald's. I was NOT kidding about that. Just the clover. Aggravating that they ONLY sell them during Lent...

@sarahmsalter It's from their new health menu... Clover Shakes for St. Patrick's Day. NOT!!! Mint flavored shakes. It's a tradition.

@sarahmsalter Weekend was good. Pancake breakfast at Church yesterday. Shamrock Shakes for lunch...

Time to go out and shovel more snow. Still tired. Maybe I'll finish half of the half that is left....

@makeadiff21 Yes. Not a lot, but wet and heavy. I only have half of the driveway done. I did do the steps and the front sidewalk.

Only half way done shoveling, and I am exhausted!


RT@funnyoneliners You say money can't buy happiness. I say I have not yet secured sufficient funding to conduct an empirically sound study. RT @wood

7 comments:

Bridget Chumbley said...

Welcome back, Helen.
Is this where I put one of those :) that katdish loves so much?

SarahBeeCreations said...

Happy to have you back, dear Helen!

katdish said...

Somewhat off topic, but did you see that Ellen called Gladys in Austin today? Made me think of you...

jasonS said...

We're glad and thankful you made these friends online (as long as you're counting me as a friend, of course) :)

And... I remember most of these conversations so how am I not in this post? (shows my selfishness, that I bring it back to me, I know)

Wendy said...

So, should we always start at your bottom, Helen?

♥ Kathy said...

So glad you're back ♥

Candy said...

Helen, if it weren't for Twitter and the raggedyarse multitude called FOTTSP, we would have never known your mother. What a blessing.

Now please include Jason next time. You're going to give him a complex.

You said "my tweets" hehe