ladybird’s tweet

i’ll saddle up and soon be gone.
July 7, 2009, 3:10 pm
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my dear stop complaining
my patience is waning
I don’t give a damn anymore

for 6 years I waited
angry and frustrated
I don’t give a damn anymore

I’ve been locked up, been locked down
I’ve been held up in a showdown
I waited for you all the while

my gal I’ve been drifting
from Raleigh to Reno
my blood summons me to the road

my look’s never good
but I did what I could
I don’t give a damn anymore

I’ve been held up in bus stops
I’ve been lonesome in land lock
and I thought of you all the while

your rope’s getting tighter
my standards are higher
I don’t give a damn anymore

oh stiff boots and rawhide
I’m done with my old life
I don’t give a damn anymore

I’ve been locked up been locked down
I’ve been held up in a showdown
I waited for you all the while

I’ve been stood up been broke down
I’ve been better back in this town
I’ll saddle up soon and be gone

I’ll saddle up soon and be gone


Habitat uses Iran’s political unrest to boost sales via Twitter
June 24, 2009, 3:20 pm
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I came across this article on The BBC’s website today somehow and it really bothered me.  Habitat added hash tags like ‘iran’, ‘tehran’, and ‘election’ to their tweets in order to get their tweets to come up in searches done by people looking for information on the political situation in Iran.  They’ve made a public apology, but who really thought that was a good way to attract customers?  Habitat has shown unethical marketing and has caused more damage to their name than can be rectified by a simple apology.

This article now shows up on Associated Press, BBC, and Mashable among others.

Volunteering makes me feel warm and fuzzy
April 1, 2009, 7:34 am
Filed under: life, social media | Tags: , , ,

I became a blogger for Volunteer San Diego a few months ago, although I’ve only posted once so far.  I’ve been volunteering with VSD for about four years now, but I just started volunteering on a more regular basis last year.  If you haven’t heard of them, check out their Flex program.  You can volunteer as often as you’d like, or are able to.  I think I’m going to try out a new project so that I can write another blog post for them.  Friends of cats?  Food Bank?  Serving Seniors?  There’s so many options…

i want this..
March 9, 2009, 10:19 am
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and think I am going to put a little bit of money away each paycheck until I can afford it:



Sex and the City
February 12, 2009, 9:20 am
Filed under: life

I might be a little late in receiving this news, but thanks to the new blog “Twirlit,” I found out that there is a Sex and the City sequel due out in 2010!  Now if 2010 were only a bit closer..

How Many Hours a Week Do you Spend Online??
February 12, 2009, 9:02 am
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TechCrunch just came out with a blogpost about how many hours a week teens spend online.  They say 31 hours, which does seem like a lot, but in comparison to how much time I spend online, that’s nothing.  And that makes me feel weird.  For the most part, I sit in front of my computer for at least eight hours a day Monday through Friday.  Occasionally I will get lucky enough to have to go to one of our properties, or run errands for my boss, but more oftne than not, you can find me sitting in front of this flat screen monitor. How much is too much time to be online?  TechCrunch is saying 31 hours is too much, and I’m nine hours above that just counting when I’m online at work.  That doesn’t even include when I’m on my BlackBerry or when I’m bored at home.  Scary..

pdx/sea w/ pics
February 4, 2009, 10:02 pm
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again, a bit late in posting, but portland and seattle were both beautiful.  both freezing..but beautiful.  we didn’t do anything very touristy at all..besides take cabs.  we basically ate and drank the whole time.  it was awesome seeing old friends and making new ones at the same time.  we flew into portland pretty late and headed straight to the doug fir lounge at our hotel (the jupiter hotel).  erin and i were pretty much the only asian people in the bar..maybe even in portland.  anyways..the rest of the time in portland, mario, erin and i hung out together..thrift shopping, going to bars, checking out portland state university for me..and going to more bars.

we took the train to seattle (which was a semi disaster–missing our first train, the second train didn’t have bike hooks for mario’s bike, so he had to disassemble it and box it).  got into seattle, took the bus to mario’s place, drank some, then took a cab over to the cha cha in capitol hill.  literally..all we did was eat out and drink.  so i’m not going to recap anymore than that.  here’s some pictures.  all in all, it was an awesome trip and i wish we could have stayed longer in both cities.  i’ll definitely be making a trip back up to seattle, if not both cities, soon.