Bits & Pieces 2013-06-06

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. April Fools! A couple months out of date… From the April 1 Twitter blog: Starting today, we are shifting to a two-tiered service: Everyone can use our basic service, Twttr, but you only get consonants. For five dollars a month, you can use our premium “Twitter” service […]

Bits & Pieces 2012-07-26

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. Independence Day at the Point Catching up on some of my subscribed RSS feeds, I was enamored of a photo post by smilla4 on her Independence Day in Maine at Ardor Point— er, I mean Merepoint. Charity Versus Deeds of Lovingkindness Heard this phrase at a recent […]

Bits & Pieces 2012-07-19

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. You MUST Have an Opinion I love Weird Al, but I’ll fight to the death your right not to care one way or the other! The Onion told a heartbreaking story a whole month ago about one peaceable gentleman who was intimidated by his so-called friends into […]

Bits & Pieces 2012-07-12

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. Are You a Twitter Bot? I ran across this site while searching for statistics on Twitter bots: will take a Twitter username and predict, based on that user’s public timeline, whether he’s a bot or a human. As it turns out, I’m a human—Phew! And so […]

Twitter vs. the HMO

Posted on Twitter: Sorry for the delay in replies: BP emergency & wrestling with BCBSMA’s Rx system. Making progress tho, and BP under control thx to CVS. My blood pressure had peaked at 158/103. Yes, you read that correctly. I had run out of medication at just about the time my HMO asked me to […]

Twitter Suspended My Account!

Yes, if you’re trying to find me on Twitter and you can’t, it’s because Twitter suspended my account. No, I did nothing to violate their Terms of Service, nor have they alleged that I have. Rather, something recent must have accidentally tripped some automatic alarm system, and their computer automatically locked me out of my […]

Trying Twitter…

I don’t want to become a Twitter junkie. But I figured it’s time I try it. The only problem is, I don’t have anyone to Twitter with! So if you want to follow me on Twitter, here’s my profile: -TimK