I think I may have stopped tweeting. I'm a blogger not a tweeter.Responses:
OrinocoPat@annalthouse ObviouslyI'm not a twitterer. I'm a quitterer.
drawncutlass@annalthouse Shades of Dr. McCoy! Damnit, Jim, I'm a blogger, not a tweeter!
rhymeswithwhen@annalthouse Truly a distinction, I think. I can tweet all day long, but blogging wears me out.
Lawyer_Tom@annalthouse Quitters never win, Ann. We are like your tweets. Don't go!
And what do you mean, you are like my tweets? You are infrequent and short? Sporadic and stingy?
To blog is to create a place for people to visit. I love that feeling. I have many visitors. Come into this room that is my new post and say what you like. Be interesting. Hang out with us!
On Twitter, there's just an endless trickle of trivia and that vague feeling of obligation to dribble into the trickle from time to time. But what is it to me? It's not a place where I am. It's that thing over there.
I want to be here.
ADDED: "The trouble with Twitter":
James T. Kirk: SPOCK! WHAT IS GOING ON HERE!More at the link.
Spock: It appears that your computer has been infected and overrun by twitters.
Dr. Leonard McCoy: What in blue blazes is a twitter!
Spock: It was a primitive form of communication in the early twenty first century normally engaged in by adolescent boys in the basement of their parent’s homes....