What am I doing here?

Much to my own astonishment I will soon have sent over 1000 tweets.  In a the space of about 15 months I have dramatically expanded my twitter activity and reach. While the numbers are still modest in terms of the Twiterverse at large, for me the reality of over one hundred followers and just under… Continue reading What am I doing here?

What’s Missing in This Picture?

Digging deeper pays off. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about so much of what I’ve learned through Twitter and blogging. One of the points I made was about reading the comments made in response to particularly controversial, or even any article or post. Comments often contain points and arguments which can stretch your… Continue reading What’s Missing in This Picture?

Is This What a Home Run Feels Like?

Something happened. Better said: some things happened. In the 24 hrs since I posted What I Know Now About Twitter and Blogging That I Didn’t Know a Year Ago, my inbox has come alive with all manner of notifications: retweets, favorites, new followers. It’s exciting! It’s astounding. And it’s also a little scary.  Because it… Continue reading Is This What a Home Run Feels Like?

What I Know Now About Twitter and Blogging That I Didn’t Know A Year Ago

393 Tweets in. 78 Blog posts deep. About a year ago I took the dive into Twitter and also began using my blog to express what I could not manage in under 140 characters. What I know now about Twitter and blogging is much more than what I knew just a short year ago. In… Continue reading What I Know Now About Twitter and Blogging That I Didn’t Know A Year Ago

Taking Control of the Firehose (Or Coping with Twitter Overload)

Pixabay.com   When I started out on twitter I remember someone likening the experience of information flow to “drinking from a fire hose.” Back then (not quite a year ago), I found it funny. Some 200 tweets later, I take that statement a bit more seriously and wonder if  I would ever willingly choose to… Continue reading Taking Control of the Firehose (Or Coping with Twitter Overload)

A Few Thank Yous

THANK YOU: Two words that have changed my life and helped me find my better self when I most needed to. About a decade ago, I made saying “Thank you” a genuine habit a of mind.  While I had certainly used Thank you, please and you’re welcome often enough in the past, what changed was when… Continue reading A Few Thank Yous