It goes without saying that — just like you were when Brad and Angelina had celebrity twins — you have been on pins and needles awaiting the first heartwarming photo of my world-famous Eastern phoebe hatchlings. I’ve turned down lucrative offers from The National Enquirer and its sister publication, the New York Review of Books, in order to bring it to you, the blamer, first. Your forbearance on the whole blurry-thing is appreciated; the nest is about 2 inches from the ceiling of the motor pool garage, and it’s impossible to squeeze a decent camera lens up in that mug. Efforts with the usually inadequate but very skinny iPhone camera get underway shortly. Eastern phoebe nestlings, Cottonmouth County TX, May 2009.
Currently on Twitter there’s a popular timewaster — the clinical term, I believe, is “Trending Topic” — called #whyITweet.
Do not despair. I am not going to tell you why I tweet. I’m not even sure I know what tweeting is. But I know why I blog. Because I get tweets like this:
That’s right. I do it for the attention.
Thank you, mizufae, for availing yourself of my free Social Circle Reduction Service.