Twitter Chai.

on September 22, 2009 in Ze Bloggy Goodness with 16 comments by

Last week, my friend Lauren left the Mocha Club to run some errands. When she mentioned a swing by The Perch, I got real happy. Cause it was raining. And fall-like outside. And I’m addicted to soy chai lattes.

I thought it would be cool to mention on twitter that I was preparing my mouth and my life for the chai to come.

Picture 3Then my friend Troy, the dude at The Perch who makes some killer drinks, tweeted this back. And you can ignore the time stamps- they are off for some reason.

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And with three tweets, I had placed my order at The Perch. Boom. Roasted. Mere minutes later the drink was in transit.

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I was glad for that. And I said so.

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When Lauren arrived, with a medium cup full of my sanity salvation, I was ecstatic. It was delicious. Tied for best chai in town. And being that communication had already begun on twitter, I continued it there.

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To which The Perch replied-

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I’m tellin’ ya. A new page has been turned in my twitter life. No longer will I use twitter to simply tell you too much about my own life and nurture my selfishness. I will now use it to order my soy chai lattes.

It’s like I’ve opened Pandora’s box. Or Pandora’s twitter page. And now I can think of tons of unconventional ways to use twitter most effectively, i.e.- to make my life easier.

I wish that I could use twitter to order my burrito at Baja and check with the library to see if my books had arrived from other branches.

Just for starters. The list is constantly growing in my mind….

Which makes me want to know how you would answer the following question.

I wish that I could use twitter to _____________.

Ready? Go.


  1. Southern Gal
    posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 6:46 AM  |  reply

    Don’t throw anything at me, but…


    Just not feeling it.

  2. ali
    posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:00 AM  |  reply

    . . . tell my husband to change the kids’ dirty diapers.

    But he doesn’t twitter.

    Thus, a twitter FAIL!

  3. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:14 AM  |  reply

    I think my Tweeps and I are pretty efficient Twitter users. Thus far we’ve used it to share urgent prayer requests in a timely manner (last week I could give them all updates on my dad’s surgery), get ideas for dinner (we have a nightly dinner call) or even suggestions for what to order at fav restaurants. We recommend music (new DCB CD out today), books, and drinks (had my first pumpkin spice chai on their recommendation).

  4. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:46 AM  |  reply

    …work out for me.

  5. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:19 AM  |  reply

    order me a husband 😉

  6. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:10 PM  |  reply

    to get rid of this DANG cold I’ve had for almost a week!

  7. Troy
    posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:41 PM  |  reply


    your rock annie!

  8. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:56 PM  |  reply

    to land a job interview


  9. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 3:33 PM  |  reply

    grade my papers for me…..and ditto on ordering mexican food…i may have to talk to my favorite local place about that

  10. amy griffith
    posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 4:31 PM  |  reply

    i dont twitter or text either.

    however, if i did, i wish twitter would move Costa Rica to within 5 minutes of my family!

  11. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:34 PM  |  reply

    that is friggin awesome.

  12. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 5:44 PM  |  reply

    oh good grief, i’m obsessed with twitter. there are so many things i could fill that blank in with.

  13. posted on Sep 22, 2009 at 10:30 PM  |  reply

    definitely like the “order me a husband” idea above!

  14. posted on Sep 23, 2009 at 6:37 AM  |  reply

    …cancel my dental appointment.

  15. Andrea
    posted on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:38 AM  |  reply

    make more friends in Nashville. 🙂 (just recently moved here)

  16. posted on Sep 24, 2009 at 9:15 PM  |  reply

    order frozen yogurt – straight to my door.

    or somehow clean my kids rooms. does twitter do that ?

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