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Writer of TELLING THE MAP, cowriter of SUPERNORMAL SLEUTHING SERVICE. Comes by it honest.

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Joined Twitter 12/16/08


I'm logging off social media until after the US elections on 3rd November. If you really need to reach me, my email… https://t.co/1294qxhjMt
10/17
2020
Just to clear this “there’s no audience” crap up once and for all...give this a like or a retweet if you: - are a… https://t.co/DJc4O5ma3D
Retweeted by Christopher RoweFixed it. @ North Upper St, Lexington https://t.co/GvziR17LGlThey're still down there, swimming the deepest, permanently flooded caves. Don't you doubt it. They're still down t… https://t.co/nXBevibbvtBreathitt County’s finest said it best: “I’ll give this to J.D. [Vance] - like so many coastal elites that have c… https://t.co/7JxX7Zsyyo
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10/15
2020
.@Gwenda: What are you watching? Me: The women's cross-country mountain bike world championships. Gwenda: That's no… https://t.co/tVhKtwrQWa
10/14
2020
One of my students, who emails me at least weekly with some woeful tale about why she can’t turn in an assignment o… https://t.co/y9H6GjIzBmThis refers to my first novel, SANDSTORM, which I think holds up. https://t.co/CjvJzvtfJi @AlanGratz Man that takes me back. That was my first novel. I’m still proud of it.It’s #TheOnceAndFutureWitches Day! We got witchy and festive for @AlixEHarrow! And thanks to @JosephBethLex for the… https://t.co/3qknRv5YER
Retweeted by Christopher RoweAll witch’d up for the release of ⁦@AlixEHarrow⁩’s #TheOnceAndFutureWitches! https://t.co/5lUeFfSqUw
Retweeted by Christopher RoweThis awesome book by @AlixEHarrow is out today! Fly, fly, fly to your independent bookstore, my pretties!… https://t.co/9xxf02CrUHThe only detail I remember from last night’s dream was @hollyblack saying, “But there is no statute of limitations...on MURDER.”
10/13
2020
I did an awesome job cleaning my hybrid bike, he said modestly, but when after I reinstalled the rear wheel I could… https://t.co/cK2YvtZyUzOn this date in 2017, in a shameful and embarrassing act of pettiness, ignorance, and cultural cowardice, the USA withdrew from UNESCO.
10/12
2020
I remember when highlights packages of the Tour under John Tesh music were the sum total of cycling coverage availa… https://t.co/spMKYiQ0ht
10/11
2020
Can anyone tell me why the + at the bottom of my Instagram has disappeared? I can’t figure out how to post anything! @scottedelman Roger, Roger, Roger. You poor little mouse, you.
10/10
2020
I had a very vivid dream last night that I was writing a serial novel and every morning I would read the previous d… https://t.co/nYyQi4IyiN
10/5
2020
We’re not allowed to talk about all the bad decisions the president made just because he has Covid? But you guys c… https://t.co/teWyeCQ5lO
Retweeted by Christopher RowePhoebe is sleeping in my lap as I watch the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia and she is snoring and it is hilario… https://t.co/S54HnN9tdW
10/3
2020
He made the hospital bed, now he gets to lie on it. Double meaning intended.Am I imagining this? Isn’t there a popular novel or series of novels about a family that uses folk magic set in sou… https://t.co/70P4LEoDXBhttps://t.co/YHOhgg42uI
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Retweeted by Christopher RoweYou want to know what compassion is? I’ve worn my mask, stayed in my home, and done my part for the last 8 goddam… https://t.co/mKK6cXem1z
Retweeted by Christopher Rowe @CoodeStreet Oh and the Iron Dragon’s Daughter. @CoodeStreet Little, Big. The Wood Wife. Death of the Necromancer. Dragonsbane.I propose that today's @OED word of the day, garboil, be adopted as the word of the year: Confusion, turmoil; d… https://t.co/Bxjs2DKKci
10/2
2020
Monty Don: The point of gardening? It’s to find solace, to be happy, to make beauty, have fun and muck about. How y… https://t.co/IM5B55yJGQ
Retweeted by Christopher RoweI just requested my. mail in ballot here in Kentucky. Kentucky voters have until October 9th to do so. @scottedelman “Now get over here!”It isn’t just that he wouldn’t denounce white supremacists, he gave them orders. Announced himself as their leader.
Retweeted by Christopher RoweWhen you turn 70 (or 60, or 50, or whatever age you're randomly choosing) you don't automatically turn into an idio… https://t.co/nVFn4009CH'Stand back': to take a few steps backwards 'Stand by': to be or to get ready to act #Debates2020
Retweeted by Christopher Rowe @spannawalker @flechewallonne @AnnavdBreggen Great job commentating a great race!Who else got up at 4:45 so as to have time to make breakfast before the women's La Flèche Wallonne bike race starts at 5:10?
9/30
2020
Today's OED word of the day is Titanolatry: worship of, or excessive respect for, power. The OED says the word is o… https://t.co/ZRW1TM1dKr
9/26
2020
@Butnerian @Gwenda Good one.
9/25
2020
Here’s what I don’t get. Jesus didn’t hang out with cops. Jesus was killed by cops. Read your own book you fucking hypocrites.My doctor has informed me that my A1C is in the “technically not diabetic” range. I go back in six months and my go… https://t.co/bPXeQazp0P
9/23
2020
Something I just said to my new neighbor, who, it turns out, is a pro cycling fan and former amateur racer: “Do I w… https://t.co/H9H6h7aenN
9/20
2020
May her memory be a revolution.
Retweeted by Christopher Rowe @eakilcoyne Breathe, pal. I’m trying to. Not that it’s working.
9/19
2020
The @Transy students who live across the street haven’t let a little thing like a pandemic stop them from throwing… https://t.co/79Rlry9VeO
9/17
2020
Up early this morning preparing for today’s Limestone Cycling Challenge with a larger than normal breakfast. https://t.co/uzvpOp2eJp
9/12
2020
@antmccrossan Where are Roglic and Quintana?
9/4
2020
Thrilled that the fabulous illustration for @ChristopherRowe's story "Knowledgeable Creatures" is one of these! (If… https://t.co/Ib6WdnAyaL
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8/23
2020
There are few satisfactions in this world to match that of catching the inner skin just right when peeling a boiled… https://t.co/KwegsU8e4RBicycle races are coming your way, So forget all your duties, oh yeah... The 107th Tour de France starts a week from Saturday. #TdF
8/20
2020
The meat packing plant in my hometown doesn’t screw around. https://t.co/N0XXJMK9u5
8/18
2020
My recent crash required a new helmet. No problem thanks to @Bontrager’s one year replacement program and… https://t.co/vDemhBvKf3
8/13
2020
I’m very pleased to announce that my story “Knowlegeable Creatires,” originally appearing at @tordotcom and edited… https://t.co/CauTw8B7TY
8/10
2020
I just bought this fabulous book by @ashleyblooms at my local independent bookseller, @JosephBethLex and you shoul… https://t.co/tMCmfSmP3FWhat I thought was a broken tooth or cavity fallen out turned out to be just some chipped enamel. My dentist ground… https://t.co/x1xG3Zbz1c
8/4
2020
@chancehatesyou I’m told no.
8/3
2020
The orange tree is thriving. https://t.co/gTMUdy40c6
8/2
2020
I now own a hand truck. https://t.co/DBgKt5AG7u
7/30
2020
@gcntweet Thanks for replying! I deleted the app and downloaded it again and that did the trick! @gcntweet Hey there's something weird going on with the app on IOS. When I try to open it on my iPhone, it says it'… https://t.co/AOuA1zMDne
7/29
2020
Koftas with tomato and eggplant. I don’t know if I’ve ever cooked anything with a more complex flavor profile. Good… https://t.co/MNFIhb1zhHI have 2,132 grams (4.7 pounds) of ripe tomatoes on my counter with more ripening in the vine every day.
7/28
2020
@haszombiesinit That would be telling.Preparing to mix up some Lebanese seven spice seasoning. https://t.co/pUfXCACnpRIn one hour, join us for a conversation about environmental health and the perils of technophilia with @Ray_The_Rayhttps://t.co/haSQ7TfjY7
Retweeted by Christopher RoweCheck out this awesome t-shirt @rdhall and his wife Amy sent me! https://t.co/zrsJvbOcdd
7/27
2020
Breakfast today is absolute delicious. Zucchini pancakes from the Phaidon offering, The Lebanese Cookbook by Salma… https://t.co/mNop0tTbWN
7/26
2020
Quarantine stage: we just bought this banana tree from the house sitter next door (who’s moving) cc @ChristopherRowe https://t.co/TfzPNis7ku
Retweeted by Christopher RoweI was just at the self check lane at the grocery store and the system kicked and called for an ID check on a bottle… https://t.co/szS8UYE2f4A present from @Gwenda. https://t.co/pTtjqpTHHbMy comfrey seeds came! In the spring, I shall make comfrey tea, and boy howdy is that something you do not want to… https://t.co/jJJrMjWAdE
7/25
2020
Assuming application of a sufficiently high temperature and something in the usual range of atmospheric pressures m… https://t.co/5GwIp05AVLHere's the link to register for the free Zoom conversation I'll be having with Ray Mwihaki on Monday. https://t.co/dOUi9ccgOOThis is a fabulous story, and you should go read it. I'll be in conversation with the author, Ray Mwihaki, on Monda… https://t.co/pZIHa9NMMzI was just texting with a friend about the calamity caused by squash bugs in my garden and told her that it resulte… https://t.co/P4loekuxPc
7/23
2020
Holy smokes! I made a turnip! https://t.co/ZNc7SqOrrf
7/22
2020
Begonias, zinnias, celosias, and calibrachoas. I’m going to try to source some seeds of Kentucky native perennials… https://t.co/RcofgKohXBThis is a fire pit that belonged to a local microbrewery. They gave it to the woman housesitting next door and she… https://t.co/y13hZpyB15
7/20
2020
After exhausting all local sources for garden grade coir (the pet bedding stuff reportedly often carries a fungus)… https://t.co/Hrt90PHXP7I have owned two LeMond designed bikes and they were/are amazing. Of course this news would come three months after… https://t.co/7RsqV8yvfM
7/19
2020
I need to check my cucumber plants more often. https://t.co/FQOK4SDWka
7/18
2020
Me with our newly potted up orange tree, a dwarf owari satsuma. Sally helps water it in. @ North Upper St, Lexingt… https://t.co/QrzwZoXqytToday is International Firgun Day. According to Wikipedia, "[f[irgun (Hebrew: פירגון) is an informal modern Hebrew… https://t.co/G6h02GxTU0
7/17
2020
This is interesting. The word "staycation," which only floated across my radar four or five years ago and which we'… https://t.co/A4JldiDFWs
7/16
2020
So the buzz in Central Kentucky is about who hired a sky writer to write OBEY above Lexington and Frankfort yesterd… https://t.co/gyYiSKPNavYou might find this hard to believe but @Gwenda and I didn’t even snipe at one another once while assembling this p… https://t.co/PHtkHfiEcd
7/15
2020
Today is Bastille Day, the national holiday of our first great ally. So raise a glass tonight for France, without w… https://t.co/y0ermAJs2L
7/14
2020
This evening’s harvest. https://t.co/Can527FAeV
7/13
2020
Here is a patio that’s 25% bigger than it was this morning so as to accommodate the enormous new pergola that’s one… https://t.co/nd8CxKOcOyHappiest of birthdays to my wife, friend, and comrogue, @Gwenda. Much love, sweetie!
7/12
2020
The first plant life in the green house! These are seeds from an herbal tea kit @Gwenda gave me, set to soak for 24… https://t.co/sKQLdfN9KVThere comes a time in every person’s life when they need to stop renting a wheelbarrow every ten days or so and buy… https://t.co/b33l0ReTmQI know this is kind of cliched observation, but it really is astonishing how much better homegrown tomatoes are tha… https://t.co/sCRbPmtiMu
7/11
2020
I’m of course aware that one’s memory tends to be selective about these things but right now I can’t think of any o… https://t.co/ouoLGuLx7S
7/8
2020
@Gwenda What’s to debate about 9 pm? Have you people never heard of Benjamin Franklin? @Gwenda Update. I am tending to my tools while @Gwenda naps. https://t.co/z66MFwiTU4This is your periodic reminder that those who fought, by word or deed, for the Confederate States of America were t… https://t.co/OA7oBt8IsuThis fall, Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will face the stiffest election challenge of his senatorial career. Ken… https://t.co/tRoHbIazl3This morning at 5 am. @Gwenda: "It's the middle of the night!" Me: "It's first thing in the morning!" Reader, YOU decide.
7/7
2020
Here is a painting of my grandfather’s farm on Barnett’s Creek, in Adair County, Kentucky, owned by mother. It was… https://t.co/DrWe6qFtKP
7/6
2020

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