Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-08

  • Duct tape is like the Force: it has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together. #
  • Letter of Eligibility from VA for new GI Bill (finally) arrived today! Need to take to school’s VA office to finish paperwork & get money #
  • Got B’s in both of my classes. Expected, though I’d hoped for A’s. GPA dipped a bit from 3.33 to 3.31. Want to keep it high for xfer to CSUF #
  • via @Tymethief A non-twittering friends take on NK: I know he took care of it but really, sending Clinton to pick up women in North Korea? #
  • RT @GammaCounter Bookstore window t-shirt: “Don’t judge a book by its movie.” #
  • Prices are going up all over… even the 99 cent store has raised their prices… everything’s 99.99 cents now #
  • I made a spreadsheet listing every Star Trek story (films, tv, books, comics, games) in chrono order. Let me know if you want a copy. #
  • Oh, that doesn’t bode well: RT @LATimes Paramount won’t screen ‘G.I. Joe’ for print or broadcast media critics #
  • Would get $11K/year with old GI Bill, will get $33.5K/year w/ Post-9/11 GI Bill. Vets check out GI Bill calculator: #
  • Drunk Pedro knocked on door, said I owed $135. Showed him cleared check. Math, alcohol don’t mix: friends don’t let friends derive drunk #
  • Met w CSUF transfer counselor, planned out Fall schedule. Now off to deliver GI Bill paperwork to campus VA office… #
  • WTF? Turned in paperwork to VA office, they tell me I prob won’t see any money till November. #
  • Great news from IAVA for California veterans who want to use the GI Bill. #
  • Explains the smoke during the game: Woman dead, daughter critical after house fire in Fullerton. (via @abc7) #
  • It’s like the Hand of God: thought I was only getting 1 GI Bill check for summer; just got a 2nd (albeit smaller) one. I can pay my bills! #
  • Bills paid, got some groceries, replaced the starter on my truck and it STILL won’t start. Neighbors think the new solenoid is defective… #
  • Guy next door had his TV blasting so loud I thought there really was a riot building with sirens approaching before I looked outside #
  • “Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.” Bertolt Brecht #
  • Off to see GI Joe. I know everyone’s either loved or hated it… and knowing is half the battle; we’ll see where I fall in a few hours #
  • I really liked GI Joe. Don’t be fooled by bad commercials – the suits are only on screen for 10 minutes and they’re not that bad #

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