I have decided to try a blog. I have a lot on my mind and someone, maybe that's you, will be interested in my rambling thoughts, ideas, and opinions. Maybe not, who knows.
I really have another reason. It has to do with NASA Tweetups. Since I am not in media and have no real access to a media outlet, I wanted to have a way to share my Tweetup experience. I have attended 2 of these tweetups so far and I'm about to do it again. Sometimes you need more than the 140 characters allowed by Twitter.
Why Twitter? <<< hint this is a link :)
- Well, I'm a NASA junkie and Twitter has allowed me access into the NASA world and to experience one in a lifetime opportunities (more on this in another post...this is your hint to subscribe and check back often).
- Twitter is easy! If I can do it, you can to.
- Twitter is fun. Really! I kid you not. Twitter is fun.
- Twitter is anytime, anywhere! Log on, follow, tweet, anytime and anywhere (with a mobile device).
- You can have a conversation, express an idea, have an opinion, or just talk in 140 characters or less.
- You can and most likely will make friends and expand your community.
- And in the spirit of full disclosure I would be remiss if I did not mention that Twitter is a powerful tool for marketing and engaging consumers. But, that's not why I use Twitter, the first 6 points are why I use it.
Now back to NASA Tweetups
I was lucky to be selected for the Sun Earth Day 2011 Tweetup at Goddard Spaceflight Center just outside of Washington DC this coming weekend (March 19th, 2011). I plan on blogging about this event and hope you can follow me on Twitter at www.twitter.com/adcunningham
I will also be posting (at some point in the future) my Earth Day 2010 and STS-132 Tweetup experiences. I will include pictures, videos, and comments.
Grammar, Spelling, Formating and Content Note
This is simple! I am poor at all of these...you are officially warned. Oh, I forgot, I like to use exclamation points, quotes, and "..." a lot.
As far as the content you can expect posts about: NASA (naturally), Nascar (I drove a real Nascar car once), Beer (brewing & drinking this fine liquid), Music (usually New Country, I don't like twangy stuff, and 70s-80s rock), my kids (the crazy things they say and do), and once and a while my opinion of stupid things people say and do.
What you will not find for topics: Politics, religion, or anything else I don't want to discuss.
Well, this is enough for a first blog, I look forward to your comments, suggestions, and constructive criticism.