I keep wasting time posting things in places that are hard to get to. My own stuff is locked away in one silo or another. Not that my tweets and Facebook posts have any enduring value, but I should have control of my own stuff.

Whenever I post something on Twitter or Facebook, I’m constantly checking to see if anyone liked or responded to what I wrote.

In the early days of Twitter it wasn’t unusual to engage in conversations that lasted throughout the day. But then it got mean.

Specifically, I want something like a commonplace book that I can use for things I need ready access to or that I want to be able to share. Things like:

There are things I don’t want: