Weekly Tweets for 2009-05-31

  • Back on the road, heading to SC… Had a great weekend, saw lots of people I hadn’t seen in a long time. Good times, good times… #
  • The Law is working overtime in TN, handing out tickets with both hands today. Everyone is subject to their attentions, not just big trucks. #
  • Driving under the Smokies (1 of 2) http://twitpic.com/5y392 #
  • Driving under the Smokies (2 of 2) http://twitpic.com/5y3hz #
  • @jinime Awesome synonyms: tubular, gnarly, bitchin’, sweeeeet, zomg. And of course, greeblie… ;) in reply to jinime #
  • RT @isfullofcrap: If I want to see rednecks drive in circles for 500 miles, I’ll go to a sale at a Wal Mart with a really small parking lot. in reply to isfullofcrap #
  • Feeding the ducks at a TS in SC… Then they went under my truck to hang out for a while. NOTE TO SELF: Check under truck before leaving. #
  • Truckstop Ducks – (trying to post pics, but apparently Twitpic is fubar) #
  • Southbound thru the liquid sunshine. http://twitpic.com/601rk #
  • Hiding out for the night behind a WallyWorld, picking up my freight in th am. Got some shopping done, now I can eat! #foodisnice #
  • I just farted so bad it drove me out of my truck and close to the exhaust stack, where I could get some fresh air. TMI, yeah sure… #
  • Reading Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson. But I’m slowly slipping into timewarps and have been rereading a lot… Time for bed, I think… #
  • Passing thru “makin jawjuh” on my way to Texas. Unrelated: Is anyone else creeped out by my avatar? The peanut M&M in my nostril too much? #
  • @Kalli us motherfuckin amurrikun done ruint everthing, huh… ;) in reply to Kalli #
  • @deadvoter Piercing? Not a bad idea! Well, except maybe for the blocked sinus and the inevitable decomposition. Oh, and the blue dye ring ;) in reply to deadvoter #
  • @melissakeyes So far popular consensus is not good. I’ll have to change it soon. I wonder if its lost me any followers? That’d be kewl! #
  • @Kalli LOL! Imagine, if you will, the world DID revolve around the US. Then people in Australia would be flung off into space! ;) in reply to Kalli #
  • @melissakeyes Yes, I’ll have to be subtle with next pic… I know just the one! hee hee! in reply to melissakeyes #
  • RT @verwon: You have got 2 be kidding, why would you post this pic as your avatar? Not going to watch that popup in my stream all the time! #
  • RT @Sternenfee: “if you want me to follow you back, introduce yourself, make yous presence known.” I’m the one snorting M&Ms in reply to Sternenfee #

  • RT @roogie: “Drove around a 9 mile backup for 2 people running down I-70 on the shoulder carrying a torch. WTF!” WTF DITTO! Where? in reply to roogie #
  • ATL runway / overpass: http://twitpic.com/62zcz No planes on it, this time… #
  • @Sternenfee Only when I’m breathing well on the left side. Can’t put it in the left one, Pretty sure that means something derogatory… ;) in reply to Sternenfee #
  • The Smashing Pumpkins’ cover of “Landslide” really blows goat! The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Higher Ground?” A slice of fried gold, IMHO. #
  • @Sternenfee Plain M&Ms go down smooth and tasty, the peanut ones, if you can avoid them getting lodged, invariably taste like “boogies.” ;) in reply to Sternenfee #
  • RT @emoltzen: “OK. So no Twitter TV show. But who do you want to play you in the Twitter movie?” Me? @cklouis, of course! in reply to emoltzen #
  • @Sternenfee Probably a good idea, at that. This is not a hobby for the uninitiated. ;) in reply to Sternenfee #
  • RT @benmarvin: “STOP WITH THE FUCKING 3 WORDS MEMES BEFORE I START EMAILING YOU LEMONPARTY PICTURES!” LOL! in reply to benmarvin #
  • I’M BEING WATCHED! http://twitpic.com/634ht #
  • Catching up on SNL clips on Hulu.com while I’ve got decent WiFi here at the Flying Hook! #
  • Well, watching Hulu was fun, until the Wifi started lagging so bad I got a headache. WiFi at the Hook really does blow a bag of dicks… #
  • I LIVE!! Now if I can maneuver my truck past the pillow-biting, lazy-ass truckers who think “cool” is parking five deep at the ends of rows. #
  • Driving on US78 thru AL. US78 doesn’t exist on my GPS. It thinks I’m cruising over the hills and dales and has totally given up on me… :( #
  • Snugged down in SW AR. Gonna read some more Cryptonomicon, eat some roast beef hash and maybe tweet some obscenities later. Why not… #
  • FUCK, SHIT, PISS! That is all… G’Nite… #
  • Sometimes the interstate can be so boring: http://twitpic.com/66fdz On the plus side, looks to be shaping up as a nice day. #
  • @Kalli “640K should be enough for anyone…” – Bill Gates ;) Did you get the Sandisk? in reply to Kalli #
  • @gypsyhooker Which GAWD of transportation did you forget to sacrifice a chicken to? Whose Wheaties did you piddle in? SRSLY, better luck 2U! in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker Tonight, When I do my customary rodent sacrifice to the gawds of diesel, I’ll put in a good word for you! ;) in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @Kalli Yeah, I always use Sandisk, but my camera is so old and crappy, it doesn’t make use of faster cards… (sigh) I’m going back to film. in reply to Kalli #
  • @Kalli You take a look at the new D5000, yet? Folks seem to like it and have posed it as the D40′s successor. in reply to Kalli #
  • RT @roogie: “@Rooster28 haulin 43000 of freight and I just got passed by Navajo truck. I’m so embarrassed” Turn in your BILLY BIG RIG card!! #
  • The last time I was actually in a bank’s lobby, I was getting a depst box in the safe, about 1 year ago. Use checks anymore, cept for rent? #
  • RT @Drudge_Report: “Gunmen wound 3 at president’s campaign site… Developing… http://tinyurl.com/ly33wo” For a sec there i thot, which 1? #
  • Changed the avatar, it looks almost normal. Can you guess where it was taken? ;) #
  • @gypsyhooker @TerenceSmelser @kurtismarsh LOL! Actually I was in a cell, a smelly one with stainless steel walls to prevent petty vandalism #
  • @roogie LOL! good thing, as I’ve seemed to have misplaced my BBR card! Where’s the real Billy Big Rig when you need him… ;) in reply to roogie #
  • I have a sneaking suspicion that I’ll be spending the weekend here in POSSUM FART, ARKANSAS!!! If I don’t hear anything in 2.5 hours… #
  • RT @_KNY_ “If you hear banjos in the distance run boy!” If anyone here in POSSUM FART complements me on the attractiveness of my mouth… :O #
  • Guess who’s spending the weekend in POSSUM FART, AR with no freight? I CAN HAZ DELIVERANCE PLZ? KTHXBAI! (SQUEE, SQUEE, snort, SQUEE!!) #
  • The morning sun rises over POSSUM FART, AR and it seems I’ve survived the inbred zombies. Getting some breakfast and coffee, stat! #
  • The waitress here likes to converse with her customers across the width of the dining room. She has the lungs for it, but not the teeth… #
  • You would think if you only had 3 teeth left in your head, you might take better care of them. Evidence to the contrary not withstanding… #
  • And she does that thing that pisses me off the world over. Waits til my mouth is full, then pops outta nowhere to ask me how I’m doing! #
  • As soon as I finish this coffee, Its back behind the barricades. After this energy giving, but not that tasty, caffeine boost, after… #
  • Crappy WiFi service is driving me back into “the belly of the beast.” Actually thinking of updating my forlorn blog, that’s how bored I am! #
  • Having a problem with WordPress, Firefox and Google Gears. troubleshooting now… #
  • Boredom reigns here in POSSUM FART. I’m thinking of taking a nap, letting my vigilance slide for a while, but keeping an ear out for BANJOS. #
  • RT @Kalli: “Saturday’s Swedish word of the day (it’s not Saturday in Sweden any more) is kissnödig: Needing to pee.” LOL! Pronunciation? in reply to Kalli #
  • RT @gypsyhooker: “OMG the sky has a hole. In it. http://twitpic.com/6az23” Nice pic! where are you going all westbound? in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • RT @gypsyhooker: “@Greeblie Going to Reno so I can shoot a man just to watch him die. ;) ” LOL! Very good! in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker Late getting back to you. POSSUM FART is boring. No waterhead banjo players, no told me how purty my mouth was. Napped a lot. in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker Possum Fart, better known as Mandeville, AR. At the Flying Hook since Friday noon. No freight for the wicked… in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker I30, exit 7, east of Texarkana. As for the town itself, I’m sure its a perfectly pleasant burg. I’ve just suffering from ennui. in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker Pretty soon the whole midwest will be covered with walmarts and we’ll just live in the parking lots between stores! ;) in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • @gypsyhooker “… M is for Maud who was swept out to sea, N is for Neville who died of ennui …” – Edward Gorey “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” in reply to gypsyhooker #
  • “A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. …” #
  • “… D is for Desmond thrown from a sleigh. E is for Ernest who choked on a peach. F is for Fanny sucked dry by a leech. #
  • “… G is for George smothered under a rug. H is for Hector done in by a thug…” #
  • ” … I is for Ida who drowned in a lake. J is for James who took lye by mistake…” #
  • “… K is for Kate who was struck by an axe. L is for Leo who swallowed some tacks…” #
  • “… M is for Maud who was swept out to sea. N is for Neville who died of ennui…” #
  • “… O is for Olive run through within awl. P is for Prue trampled flat in a brawl…” #
  • “… Q is for Quentin who sank on a mire. R is for Rhoda consumed by a fire…” #
  • “… S is for Susan who perished of fits. T is for Titus who flew into bits…” #
  • “… U is for Una who slipped down a drain. V is for Victor squashed under a train…” #
  • “… W is for Winnie embedded in the ice. X is for Xerxes devoured by mice…” #
  • “… Y is for Yorick whose head was knocked in. Z is for Zillah who drank too much gin.” (whew, I’m spent…) #
  • I remember learning that nasty rhyme in elementary school, with a macabre illustration for each letter. Honestly tho, I had to look it up… #
  • On that note, good night you twits… don’t let the zombies bite… mmwwhhaaahaahaa!! #
  • @jennythegreat And that was considered reading material for kids, back in ye oldern days… ;) in reply to jennythegreat #
  • RT @paulverhoeven: “Everything is fucking banangoes. Spread the word!” I’ll spread it, just as soon as you tell me WTF it means… ;) in reply to paulverhoeven #
  • @paulverhoeven Yeah, thanks for clearing that up! Of course, BANANGOES! what was I thinking… :P in reply to paulverhoeven #
  • .@k4kev4 How 2 kill a polar bear. drill hole in ice. put peas around hole. when he goes for a pea, kick him in the ice hole. #3rdgradehumor in reply to k4kev4 #
  • RT @TeleprompterOne: “I own 60% of GM – who wants an aor powered flying car? Found one in the basement.” LOL in reply to TeleprompterOne #
  • Off to bed… this weekend a complete waste of time. No freight, no zombies, no banjos… I feel cheated… Gawds country… yeah, right. #
  • @truckersteve Twister? Same thing here at the Hook in Texarkana. People are farging stupid! ;) in reply to truckersteve #