I Tweet, Therefore I Am

On a recent lazy Saturday morning, my daughter and I lolled on a blanket in our front yard, snacking on apricots, listening to a download of E. B. White reading “The Trumpet of the Swan.” Her legs sprawled across mine; the grass tickled our ankles. It was the quintessential summer moment, and a year ago, I would have been fully present for it. But instead, a part of my consciousness had split off and was observing the scene from the outside: this was, I realized excitedly, the perfect opportunity for a tweet. …

I Tweet, Therefore I Am, by Peggy Orenstein

(thank you Keren)

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. There’s a very similar post on tweetage wastland, say hello to my little friend. Here’s my favorite part:

    “A few weeks ago I was hosting my son’s fourth birthday party at an old school arcade. We were running short on quarters, so I went to throw a few dollars in the change machine. While I waited for my bills to become change, I pulled my iPhone out of my pocket and checked my email. It was Sunday morning. It was my son’s birthday party.”


  2. i deleted my FB and Twitter accounts and was, almost instantaneously, set free again into my real-time life. Come on in, the water’s fine!

  3. Now tweet with the official tweet button from twitter.
    Twitter has already announced official tweet button and is live.

    Check the link below