Bike to work

Notes:
Almost hit in Kenwood
Bus driver on route 4 – yelled at bike about to fall off; didn’t know free
Bus ride at Knowlton’s Corner
Scary Winton Hill
spring Grove Cemetery
People almost pulling out in front of me
Suburbs not as friendly to bikers
Person pull in front of bus and almost hit me in front of Kenwood Towne Centrea
No place to lock up at Kenwood Town Center
Person getting traffic ticket across from Kenwood Town Centre
Aquarius Star
Jeans getting torn
Overpacked on the first day

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-24

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it… in bed." #
  • Down at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati with my cousin, Marianne. #
  • Joe…. Like, Joe the Plumber…! Um, well, not exactly… #
  • Final packing and tying up a few loose ends today for two weeks in Austin, Texas. Also, a mid-afternoon break with a brewery tour. #
  • I'm on a brewery tour of Over-the-Rhine. #
  • A quick, last stop at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, #
  • Megabus to Chicago at 1:25 am. Breakfast with @kclmoneycoach then train to Austin, Texas to see @engagingindeed and Quinn C. Brady! Yea! #
  • On the Megabus in downtown Cincinnati. Bound for Chicago. #
  • Sitting in a cafe near the "Whatchu talkin' 'bout Willis" Tower (formerly just "Sears Tower"). Who knew Todd Bridges had so much money? #
  • If anyone sees Schwarzenegger in Cincy today I'll be a little peev'd. "I'll be back" in 2 weeks. Once lived 2 blocks from Cali statehouse. #
  • Have new book "Over-the-Rhine: When Beer Was King" w/ me for the trip. Equally excited re: Jake Mecklenborg's Cincy subway book next month. #
  • Back on @Amtrak again, this time headed from Chicago to Austin, TX. Scheduled to arrive 6pm Tuesday. Follow here: http://oncincy.com/cb79Y7 #
  • Talking about creating a viable, in-depth news source for Cincinnati around town I hear frustrations akin to this: http://oncincy.com/cqc7h7 #
  • Southern Illinois train sunset over a harvested cornfield. http://twitpic.com/2qfuyj #
  • The people who come on @Amtrak trains because of their speed, on-time averages and amazing equipment bug the hell out of me. Whiny, whiny. #
  • Forgive me @kclmoneycoach for what I am about to say: I feel like I boarded the moron train. It's like a rolling idiot farm on rails. #
  • I'm at Amtrak/Greyhound St. Louis Station (430 S 15th St, St. Louis). http://4sq.com/6uqtJO #
  • Just a few blocks from the State Capitol Building… (@ Amtrak Little Rock) http://4sq.com/94D3i7 #
  • Federal law says, "Passenger trains get priority." In reality, railroads say, "Screw federal law." This has to be fixed for rail to work. #
  • New Metro CEO works for co. providing services to Austin, TX transit. Previous: worked in Lexington, Ky, where Cincy city mgr was in charge. #
  • I'm at Temple, TX Amtrak Station. http://4sq.com/cCC8DI #
  • I have arrived at my final destination. Nice ride, mostly. (@ Austin Train Station – Amtrak) http://4sq.com/6pK3CB #
  • A new learning module from @JLab! Launching a Nonprofit News Site: http://t.co/cd0x8bK #
  • At the Austin mothership. I could get used to that. (@ Whole Foods Market w/ 3 others) http://4sq.com/2NtLcy #
  • Damn hippies! (@ Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Visitor Center) http://4sq.com/anG7Rk #
  • Another woman who wouldn't give me the time of day. http://twitpic.com/2r9chb #
  • Good night from the woods at Enchanted Rock Natural Area. They even have the Internet here. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-17

  • Chapman = insane. Really fun to see in person. #reds #
  • Juan Francisco? One of my favorite places in the whole world! #reds #
  • Going to the ballpark still reminds me of Joe Nuxhall. Can't help it. Miss that voice. #reds #
  • Stealth bomber or some other type of fighter jet flying over Cincinnati. #
  • Nonprofit news site hiring in San Diego: INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER http://bit.ly/bmEzps #
  • Apparently I have an infected nose. Like a clogged pore or something. And now my nose has begun to take on a peculiar shape. #
  • 33 1/2 #
  • http://www.streetpianos.com/cincinnati2010/ #
  • Thanks, Pete. Took you long enough, but thank you. For yourself, your family and the fans. Rose apologizes, sobs http://oncincy.com/aZ29sy #
  • Ah, yes. I remember the Bengals. Especially *these* Bengals. My gawd. #bengals #
  • Apple Pages for iPad just took my resume, I revised it and now it won't give it back to me. Bugger. #
  • I have pleaded for folks to recognize this for a long time: the press release is dead, dead, dead. More in Ad Age: http://oncincy.com/9OneZz #
  • This iPhone 4 is proving to be a hassle. Proximity sensor – still not working. Now, it just shut down and said "Temperature too high." #
  • Tonight it will be a doctor, a lawyer, the first-place Cincinnati Reds and… me. #
  • Flakey day. Good night. #
  • Tropical Storm Julia will become a hurricane, a prediction from the Joe Wessels Hurricane Watch Center. Up next, Tropical Storm Karl Rove. #
  • Google Scribe, an expert in helping writers write blander, is perfect for completing reports, where blah is fine. Even preferred. #
  • RT @cweiser: Schmidt: parades u hear 'stop the spending in washington' & 'I need a job' #ohel Also, "why didn't you let the economy die?" #
  • Beautiful night to sit on a wall, stare at the city. Pondering: Our private thoughts don't really exist anymore. Weird if you don't share? #
  • My 5-year-old niece was ripping on me tonight.: "You're not married, you don't have children and your girlfriend and you broke up." Uh, OK. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-10

  • Had a very nice evening out at the Zaenkert family farm today. They're my cousins. So many mud- and manure-filled childhood memories there. #
  • I just ousted Archie B. as the mayor of Archie Bunker's Place. #
  • Just watched "(500) Days of Summer." Beautiful movie. #
  • Greg Brady http://twitpic.com/2lkmoj #
  • I'm about to ride The Beast. That's another thing one does in Cincinnati – like have a 3-way – that seems lewd but actually is not at all. #
  • To all those moms-in-waiting across America out there about to give birth…I imagine this day has a slightly different meaning for you… #
  • Getting together with a great group of current and retired newspaper photographers? Well, a fantastic way to wrap up a great holiday weekend #
  • Back to the courthouse today. Fun. #
  • "The joy of rubbernecking" also known as "deriving pleasure from the misery of others." #
  • Mr. Typer-Man sitting next to me: Slow down. No need to type so hard and loud. Manual typewriters died and so did the need to bang so hard. #
  • Never trust a computer you can't lift. #
  • Little hint: Podcasting and e-mail newsletters are NOT examples of social media. I continue to be mystified… #
  • Today's Ivorydale smell of the day: rotting corpse. #
  • Out here in the suburbs, the graffiti artists are so much nicer… http://twitpic.com/2mgm6z #
  • iOS 4.1 was my idea. #
  • So, experiencing my first Mac dilemma. Software for my aging film scanner is in a Stuffit file. Anyone have Stuffit Expander? Help, please. #
  • Feeling a bit like a commodity. #
  • Had a great time at Neon's with @LivingInGin @librariangrrl @kate_the_great @shawnbaker @buildingcincy @caseyc @jakemecklenborg #
  • Decided Sunday I'm doing 1) Gateway Qtr tour, then the Brewery District tour at 3. Anyone else in? Now, if the Brewery site would work… #
  • Headed to Austin, Texas later this month mainly to go to this: Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair. Fun! http://oncincy.com/95gQsK #
  • I screwed up. Brewery Tour is next weekend. Gateway tour this weekend: Geez, I hope I didn't get anyone started on wrong planning pathway… #
  • I'm attending Covering the World in a Dangerous Age — http://www.eventbrite.com/s/1itc #
  • Not a big sports fan, but at a HS soccer game and forgot how bad high school referees can really be. #
  • I have just been tipped off that there is a new, great Mexican restaurant in town. In Brookville. Now I wanna go. Who is in? #
  • Have to remember that as people age and they say things that hurt and don't remember stuff, that they aren't the same person they were… #
  • … and that really sucks… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-03

  • I derive tremendous inspiration, plus substantial knowledge, from tech guru @leolaporte Great profile in LA Times: http://oncincy.com/cj30UW #
  • Tomorrow begins my stint on Hamilton County jury duty. If all goes well, I will get a trial w/ intrigue, mystery. Or, better, nothing at all #
  • Not one for food cravings, but for some reason want a Chilito right now, but don't feel like driving to Minnesota http://oncincy.com/a2CER5 #
  • The Hamilton County Courthouse security model-of-efficiency. Two lines, full of angry, discontented people. http://twitpic.com/2jnoza #
  • The courthouse coffee tastes like it has soy sauce in it. #
  • Jury duty continues in the "jury quiet room," where I am holding out for the Rod Blagojevich re-trial and pretending to get work done. #
  • Free to go! Yea. #
  • synced their Myspace account to Twitter http://lnk.ms/0WBg6 #
  • synced their Myspace account to Facebook http://lnk.ms/0WBg6 #
  • Six games! #
  • I have been spared again. Free to go home – and no jury trial for Joey! #
  • I'm at Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, OH http://gowal.la/c/2pvf9?137 #
  • 7 Games!! #
  • Twenty years. It's time. Let's do it! #reds #
  • I wonder if it's too late to get hired on as a vendor at GABP? It's been 20 years since I last did it. I want my old job back. #reds #
  • I'm in a bar in Cheviot. #
  • Reminded, once again, the world is small. And the guy having a beer with me lived my elementary school dream for me 15 years later. Wow. #
  • iPhone 4 issues persist. Proximity sensor not working, attenuation fixed – but bumper needed. Boxy, hollow to callers. 9 days to return it. #
  • Because of Obama, I am getting one of these Tea Party t-shirts. http://imvotingteaparty.com/ #
  • I ate the eight that ate eight eight eight ate eight my ate eight a Cardinals ate eight games. Glenn Beck ate eight the eight curse. #reds #
  • Two unidentified flying objects seen over Harrison and Rybolt. Appears to be flying burning trash. Very odd. http://twitpic.com/2kei5g #
  • I wonder what Josh Spring of the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coal is trying to accomplish. I agree with mission but question his tactics. #
  • Importing Michael Jackson's Ultimate Collection 4-disc set into iTunes. Virus-free, peer-to-peer networking, courtesy of my local library. #
  • This is only funny 'cuz no one was hurt. http://oncincy.com/dt2EWi Another example, that together we can do more than any one person alone. #
  • Spellcheck is socialism. #
  • Yee-haw! @ABC: Breaking: Another Oil Rig Explodes in Gulf, Crew OK, Spill Uncertain http://bit.ly/d00LGs #
  • Wonderful. Now I need a notary. #
  • A little nauseous. #
  • I'm a walking karmic disaster today. I'd stay at least 50 feet away until further notice. #
  • I need a spokes model. Someone to talk into a video camera for @CinDaily and has some newsy-type background and/or interest. #
  • For those keeping track: Not required to report for jury duty Wed or Thurs. No jury trials start on Friday. Monday=holiday. Maybe Tuesday? #
  • Spoke with one of my favorite people in the whole world. Met her 8 years ago, messing around. Where'd we meet? HotorNot.com. True story. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27

  • Don't let the party end until I get there. #mpmf #
  • Al Franken is leading the charge on Net Neutrality. A perfect example of the lies being spread by misinformation http://oncincy.com/98UEao #
  • I checked in at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (11700 Princeton Pike) on #Yelp http://bit.ly/cY4mwN #
  • Just went golfing with my Uncle Rick, cousin, Henry, and nephew, Connor. It was Connor's first time golfing! http://twitpic.com/2habia #
  • "I think that this sort of person often becomes either a writer or a career criminal." #
  • Steve Chabot is kind of like the Jay Leno of Cincinnati politics. #
  • As I lay in bed and contemplate my day, I think, after my first class in at least five years, "Yoga should not have been that painful." #
  • I just became the mayor of Eastern Hills Dry Cleaners on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/9NVAj4 #
  • Apparently the guy singing at the bar is not the guy I knew from
    high school. That guy apparently died. #
  • Wow! Something kinda remarkable just happened. I feel like the keys were just given back to me. This is gonna have some nice repercussions. #
  • Heading to Walnut Hills High School. Why? Well, to watch my cousin and his Colerain Cardinal soccer squad squash the Eagles. That's why. #
  • One more cliché and I'm going to barf. #
  • Getting Grandma fitted for her hearing aids. Here 5 minutes and results are already amazing. This makes me so happy (for her and everyone)! #
  • I wish people would stop saying that appointing judges is "not the American way" and "not how we do things here." Makes them sound foreign. #
  • Today it's California in Ohio. #
  • So, up here in Hamilton, pro se at 1pm, and I come across this Alexander Hamilton quote etched in the sidewalk: http://twitpic.com/2iddl9 #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27

  • Don't let the party end until I get there. #mpmf #
  • Al Franken is leading the charge on Net Neutrality. A perfect example of the lies being spread by misinformation http://oncincy.com/98UEao #
  • I checked in at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (11700 Princeton Pike) on #Yelp http://bit.ly/cY4mwN #
  • Just went golfing with my Uncle Rick, cousin, Henry, and nephew, Connor. It was Connor's first time golfing! http://twitpic.com/2habia #
  • "I think that this sort of person often becomes either a writer or a career criminal." #
  • Steve Chabot is kind of like the Jay Leno of Cincinnati politics. #
  • As I lay in bed and contemplate my day, I think, after my first class in at least five years, "Yoga should not have been that painful." #
  • I just became the mayor of Eastern Hills Dry Cleaners on @foursquare! http://4sq.com/9NVAj4 #
  • Apparently the guy singing at the bar is not the guy I knew from
    high school. That guy apparently died. #
  • Wow! Something kinda remarkable just happened. I feel like the keys were just given back to me. This is gonna have some nice repercussions. #
  • Heading to Walnut Hills High School. Why? Well, to watch my cousin and his Colerain Cardinal soccer squad squash the Eagles. That's why. #
  • One more cliché and I'm going to barf. #
  • Getting Grandma fitted for her hearing aids. Here 5 minutes and results are already amazing. This makes me so happy (for her and everyone)! #
  • I wish people would stop saying that appointing judges is "not the American way" and "not how we do things here." Makes them sound foreign. #
  • Today it's California in Ohio. #
  • So, up here in Hamilton, pro se at 1pm, and I come across this Alexander Hamilton quote etched in the sidewalk: http://twitpic.com/2iddl9 #