A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

One good thing about Twitter

On Twitter recently I asked Darren Naish (@TetZoo) about a review he referred to of a book on Pterosaurs by Mark Witton which put me in touch with Mark Witton (@MarkWitton) and now I’m following his blog as well and have put his book on my ebook wish list. This is one good thing about […]

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Twitter vs Facebook: the Miss America Smackdown

By internet standards this is old news, but it points out a big difference between Facebook and Twitter. After the Miss American pagent, a bunch of people on Twitter were hating on the new Miss America. Twitter just exploded with hate tweets because she was of Indian descent. Lots of tweets saying it wasn’t right […]

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Featured Poem!

April is National Poetry Month and NPR is doing a special poetry thing where they select and feature tagged poetry tweets. Last night the senior producer of NPR’s Tell Me More tweeted that I’d made the cut (more likely the first cut) and my tweet was featured for Muses and Metaphor 2012! (You’ll have to […]

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Best of 2010 in <140

The first year I had this domain I pasted some of my tweets in occasionally. This has been a fairly eventful year for me as an author and musician, but what that’s meant in terms of tweets is fewer personal and poetic tweets. I thought about just posting those, but decided that if I’m going […]

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Beginning, Again

This blog began chaotically with a year’s worth of selected tweets (mine, not others—though that probably would’ve been more interesting). Looking back, my selection criteria seems to have been: poetic, whimsical and boring. Spelling, punctuation, and grammar go right out the window with the 140 character limitation of Twitter. Since I’m not very good at […]

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Hot chocolate in vortex travel mug. R is “designated driver”, me a tweeting passenger. Twitter nibbles away at BlackBrry ebook reading time.

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Hoping this is the last blast of winter. You know it’s a bad winter when folks who moved down from the north are complaining about it. 😉 4:15 PM Cold, rainy, gray…a good afternoon for “Sky Between The Branches” hot tea. 🙂 Stay warm, tweople! 🙂 4:16 PM

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Twitter has been less active lately—at least among those I follow. Fingers too frozen to type, probably. 😉 8:06 AM I fear that groundhog may need a bodyguard after this prolonged winter. 8:08 AM

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Sometimes life is a continuous stream which cannot be broken into tiny tweetable moments.

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3-day weekend off to a leisurely start. In other words, a perfect start. 🙂 Doing things but it’s all so laid back I hardly think to tweet.

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