here I am again

Over the past couple of years I’ve been going back and forth between this blog and my Tumblr, trying to figure out which one works best for me. I haven’t worried about doing that — haven’t chastised myself for inconsistency — because after all it’s all on the same internet and most people who read what I write get to it from Twitter anyway. (Though God bless those of you who employ the far superior technology of plain old RSS feeds and readers.)

The main reasons for using Tumblr are (a) ease of posting, (b) more readers — because of all the Tumblr users out there, (c) ease of re-posting for those who like to do that kind of thing.

The main reasons for using this blog are (a) it’s my turf, (b) some people read my stuff at workplaces where Tumblr.com is blocked, (c) it’s my turf.

Now that the Tumblr UI is getting worse and worse and worse the second set of reasons seems more powerful to me than the first set. So I’m coming back over here. Maybe for a while, maybe for good; we’ll see.