Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-24

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  • "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. #

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