Twitter at its best

I've been listening to Scott Simon's distinctive voice on NPR's Weekend Edition for years. After reading this article I know he also has a distinctive, elegant, and loving voice via Twitter. For those of us who haven't yet found a way to take full advantage of Twitter, read Simon's tweets about the last days of his mother's life. After reading them myself, I had to share this article with you. Here's the link if you want to read the entire Los Angeles Times article. You can also listen to Simon's words on the NPR site.   latimes.com NPR's Scott Simon: A vigil for his dying mother, tweeted with love By Matt Pearce This post has been updated, as indicated below. 6:18 PM PDT, July 29, 2013 Scott Simon, a radio host for NPR's Weekend Edition, gave his mother, Patricia Simon Newman Gilband, a very public farewell. Gilband appeared with her son on NPR in 2008, when the pair bantered as she shared stories from her life in Chicago. Well, I think the thing I have l … [Read more...]