# 2013 02 01 tweets

Replying to @surlyF

My 4 suddenly ceased working & I went to a 5. I adjusted quickly to the new size. It’s noticeably lighter!

The Empire State Building seems to think there's some kind of sporting event on.

Replying to @briancroxall

Ah, cosmetics packaging. "Fragrance free" = no added scent. "Unscented" = fragrance added to make it smell like nothing.

Replying to @briancroxall

Yeah. “Fragrance free” often works out to “smells like an unholy mix of chemicals.”

Replying to @tmccormick, @ScholarlyComm and @RBTatAHA

Actually, that’s March 5, not tomorrow. :)

Replying to @sheepeeh and @jcmeloni

Aw, you two!

Replying to @Ed_Raso

Yes. I miss the old Quicken for Mac that actually worked. iBank is the nearest substitute I’ve found.

Replying to @sleonchnm and @wynkenhimself

I would love that.

MT @mediacommons: We're pleased to have Shannon Mattern taking the the reins as Coordinating Editor of The New Everyday http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/tne/about

Replying to @gmbritton

I’m supposed to be there today, but decided at the last minute that I should keep my germs at home. Sorry not to see you!

Replying to @gmbritton

Thank you!

Replying to @wynkenhimself

Hey, I’m with you. I’ve missed the snow terribly. If you get snowed in, the bourbon is on me.

Replying to @stephharves

It’s about time! If only I got to work from home tomorrow...

Replying to @davidmsilver

Hey, thanks for letting me know about the nice quote from @mkgold. I hope you’re well!

Replying to @stephharves

Hey, that’s not a bad idea. :)

Important, clear thinking about what constitutes scholarship, from the once and $$I hope$$ future Mark Sample. http://www.samplereality.com/2013/02/08/when-does-service-become-scholarship/

Replying to @surlyF

It is good to have a clear expression of expectations.

Replying to @nancybaym

W00t!

Finally - real snow on the terrace.

Replying to @mmwwah

Heh. Not at all.

Now that’s a lot of snow.

This has been the strangest day. I slept in, got a haircut, had lunch with a friend, read a novel, and went to the gym. It’s… uncanny.

Replying to @JoVanEvery

Saturdays! An amazing invention.

Replying to @castabile

Yay! I’m so glad to hear that.

Quite possibly! I’m flying out the next morning, tho, so will have to be brief.

I am not a little surprised to discover that I may actually be becoming somewhat adept at this grant-writing thing. #huh

$$It’s at least way less painful than it used to be\. But of course: it’s not over\.$$

Replying to @briancroxall

Weird, that.

Replying to @briancroxall

That is very true.

RT @CabreraAngel: Clarification: per-student cost at @GeorgeMasonU grew by a mere 6% over a decade. Tuition doubled because state suppor ...

Hello, Chicago! Thank you for the lovely weather.

RT @LUCTSDH: Looking forward to a visit from @kfitz today. http://www.ctsdh.luc.edu/node/78

Really fantastic visit to Loyola U today. Thanks to @s3jones and @LUCTSDH for hosting me, and to everyone $$including @acavender$$ for coming!

Replying to @wynkenhimself

Wait, you’re serious? This is the equivalent of “I think this milk has gone bad. Smell it.” Except with bad vegan chocolate.

Replying to @wynkenhimself

It sounds either insufficiently bad or impossibly bad. I can’t decide which.

Replying to @boone

Cool! How quickly will CBox be integrating BP 1.7?

Replying to @boone

Oh, details schmetails. :) I will look forward to hearing more!

Replying to @dmill1951 and @rgfeal

Yes: the deadline for panel submission is 1 April. http://www.mla.org/ssp_main

Replying to @dmill1951

Right. Divisions are required to have at least one session with an open CFP, for which the deadline is 21 Feb. +

Replying to @dmill1951

Others *can* submit a CFP, also by 21 Feb, but are not required to do so. 1 April deadline for session submission for all.

Replying to @dmill1951

No, only divisions.

NINE HOURS OF SLEEP. Now that’s what I’m talking about.

Replying to @wynkenhimself

Thanks! :) I hope you’re continuing to feel better...

Replying to @jcmeloni

I know, right? Now for some coffee to counteract it.

Replying to @JenHoward

Wait, what? I read “trophy bathroom” on a parallel with “trophy wife” - the flashy new thing you trade up to in midlife. +

Replying to @JenHoward

But I am confused about the shyness issue. Does this involve actual trophies?

Replying to @JenHoward

Good grief. I just read the beginning of the article. It’s more a trophy-wife parallel than I’d thought.

“Creating a sense of luxury is key.” In your BATHROOM. http://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/from-bathroom-to-trophy-space/2013/02/14/f4b18a20-7474-11e2-8f84-3e4b513b1a13_story.html

Replying to @wynkenhimself

That is a definite step up!

Replying to @JenHoward

Seriously. And those remodels are becoming more sybaritic!

Replying to @JenHoward

Truly.

Replying to @wynkenhimself

“Vessels have run their course.” This article is the quotablest.

Replying to @surlyF

Hey, it’s the same article! I call shenanigans, WaPo.

Replying to @wynkenhimself and @JenHoward

I am living in a sublet whose master bath has square sink, walnut vanity, rainfall showerhead, elongated toilet...

Replying to @wynkenhimself and @JenHoward

And I will miss it sorely when I move to my utterly un-remodeled mid-century standard.

Replying to @mmwwah, @wynkenhimself and @JenHoward

It is pretty awesome. I’m preparing to take many pictures before I move.

Ugh, workflow diagrams. Why did no one ever teach me how to make one of these?

Replying to @jcmeloni

Will DM!

Replying to @amndw2

Woo hoo!

Replying to @cryptopix

It’s what I’m using. The problem is less the software than the user. Sigh.

Replying to @miriamkp

One begins to wonder whether the editor might be intentionally ensure the prez has enough rope.

One begins to wonder whether the editor is intentionally ensuring that the president of Emory has enough rope. http://www.emory.edu/EMORY_MAGAZINE/issues/2013/winter/register/president.html

RT @crsbecker: @chutry @lrhogan @kfitz Also, one of the programs just cut at Emory was journalism. #revenge

Replying to @cjprender

No doubt. It’s a suicide mission at best.

Replying to @Ted_Underwood

That is a perfect description of my next project. Or my next 10 years, depending.

Replying to @mmwwah and @rgfeal

Nice! Thanks for passing that on.

Replying to @rgfeal and @mmwwah

I think they’re in Geneseo.

It’s really awesome to have an unexpected holiday like this, so that I can actually get some work done! #possiblymissingthepoint

Replying to @cjprender and @JonMalesic

Yep: http://www.mla.org/style/style_faq/mlastyle_cite_a_tweet

Replying to @mkirschenbaum and @karikraus

W00T!!! Congrats, Kari — well deserved!

Replying to @katinalynn, @jvinopal, @amndw2 and @moncia

I’ll look forward to seeing you there!

Replying to @briancroxall and @mkgold

That’s fantastic, Brian -- thanks!

RT @briancroxall: I just bought four copies of @kfitz's book to give to campus leaders. Following the stellar example of @mkgold.

Replying to @mamamusings

Have a fantastic - and well-deserved - trip. Will look forward to hearing about it!

Replying to @radiokath

About the tote bag or the moon pies? Either way, :(

It’s hard to describe the complex affective response I’m having to Todd Presner giving an amazing presentation with a MBAir running Windows.

New post at Planned Obsolescence: Productivity and Goofing Off. http://wp.me/p2w8Sh-D2

Replying to @LibSkrat

I completely get that. Writing requires what it requires.

Replying to @atrubek

It sounds pretty dreamy to me. Go, you!

Replying to @samplereality and @ernestopriego

Yes! The 21 Feb deadline for CFPs is aimed at divisions, who are required to post such a call on our site. +

Replying to @samplereality and @ernestopriego

Other entities and individuals are free to circulate CFPs via our site or elsewise.

RT @nowviskie: Assoc. for Computers & the Humanities endorses OSTP #openaccess policy & FASTR: http://is.gd/1qCSFD

I have just been so mansplained to as to be completely gobsmacked. You have no idea how much I wish I could tell you about it.

Replying to @tcarmody

Not an NDA. Just the need to get things done at some point in the future.

Replying to @sleonchnm

Worry not. On either count.

Replying to @ayjay

That made me smile. Thanks!

Replying to @savasavasava

Sadly, it was at a great digital remove, so I was left to stew alone. Or with Twitter.

Replying to @PaulaKrebs

Dinner was most lovely; not a mansplainer to be found!

Replying to @mmwwah

Yes.

It has been a very long week, but it is finally over. It is time for me to pour a glass of wine & stare open-mouthed at the television set.

Replying to @rrkennison

The set was indeed turned on. Much more diverting that way!

I am following up my evening of staring open-mouthed at the television set with a morning of reading & drinking coffee in bed. #sundayatlast

In fact, I plan to accomplish two things today: doing laundry and going to the gym. If I get really industrious, I may cook. That's it.

Replying to @d_kompare

Who is this "Oscar" of whom you speak? #letitbeoversoon

Replying to @Scrivenings

Oh no! Sending her good thoughts — and you too.

I was industrious today after all. I not only did laundry & went to the gym but also made a killer pot of lentil/Italian sausage/kale soup.

Is it over yet?

Please can it be over?

Make it stop?

Replying to @jbj

Sad to say, the poison involved is merely aspartame, not alcohol.

RT @NEH_ODH: New press release from the NEH: "NEH Supports Broadened Access to Publicly Funded Research" http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2013-02-26

Replying to @nicolaz

Wow! Congratulations!

Replying to @roopikarisam

Congratulations! Fantastic news!

New post at Planned Obsolescence: Future Publishing. http://wp.me/p2w8Sh-D4

Replying to @eetempleton

Hey, cool! I’ll look forward to hearing how it goes.

This is NOT a good moment for me to be stuck between subway stations. That I have a 4G signal does not make it better.

At least being stuck down here has given me time to remember the papers I needed to bring with me, and exactly where I left them on my desk.

Way to rock the ten-plus minute delay with no information whatsoever and then compensating by skipping my stop, MTA.

Made my train with 30sec to spare. So much for grabbing lunch.

Replying to @eetempleton

I would love to have comments from your class!

Ugh but I am not having a good travel day. Between the wobbly train and the flickering fluorescent lights, I am going to be ill by DC.

Replying to @rgfeal

How long are you there?

Replying to @magpie

I like the way you think.

Replying to @rgfeal

I’m heading to Fairfax. Thought I’d wave at you in Union Station if you we’re there!

I have only rarely been quite this happy to get off of a train. #bleargh

Replying to @fraistat

The tracks were especially bouncy today & the fluorescent light over my head was flickering badly. The combo is nausea inducing.

Replying to @fraistat

Or migraine. Ugh.

Hello, Washington DC! Any particular reason you are confining me to your EDGE network?

Replying to @wilbanks

YES.

Either I am being super fussy today or the world is working against me. #grrrtravel

Replying to @surlyF

That’s @brettbobley’s theory.

Replying to @surlyF and @brettbobley

Strangely, I got an LTE signal as soon as I crossed into NoVa. You’d think sequestration here would be a bigger threat.

Replying to @jasonpriem

Hey! I’m with some folks at the Well in the Mason Inn if you’re around.

Fantastic seeing you all! Thanks for joining me & vastly improving my day.

Replying to @jcmeloni and @sherah1918

Rats! Sorry we missed the chance. Next time!

Yes, definitely not my travel day. Awakened at 4am by snoring man next door, who sounds like he's in my room. :(

Replying to @sleonchnm

That's awful in its own way, but at least you know where it's coming from.

Replying to @nowviskie, @katinalynn and @tmcphers

Woohoo! Free half hours for everyone!

Replying to @radiokath

SO JEALOUS.

Replying to @GeorgeOnline

I routinely get 20% off at the Waffle House with mine. Don’t you?