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Kingfisher & Wombat @UrsulaV North Carolina, USA

I write & garden. Strong feelings about bugs, plants & heirloom vegetables. Wrote some books, won some awards. T. Kingfisher is my secret identity. She/Her

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Joined Twitter 12/19/07


@kithrup No, I just put some phonemes together at random.Sigh. I loved that setting and the characters and lore. But the notion of being shackled as tech support for it for… https://t.co/0JnIrWu5uNBack when I was fooling around with a text game about Ice Age stuffed animals, using the late lamented StoryNexus e… https://t.co/1dA5fwsCdK @7leaguebootdisk @_CommanderZoya @NeolithicSheep Apparently the scenes required of him included a couple violently… https://t.co/nGQik0eowd @_CommanderZoya @NeolithicSheep Oh, I’m terrified of them. One used to knock me down as a kid for fun. But Shep has… https://t.co/IMGpfbaAwF @rix_scaedu ArrrghhhhHaving met goats, I suspect many of them could be trained, assuming you were giving the goat something it wanted to… https://t.co/YqdADhFjwlIn fairness to goats—a phrase I never expected to utter—Black Phillip was very human aggressive and chosen entirely… https://t.co/YkYMjhXDQTAs we age every year represents a smaller percentage of our overall lives & the shifting seasons are less long land… https://t.co/MczeWO5uFm
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @rix_scaedu Oh noooooo
11/24
2020
@talkwordy Jeez, it wasn’t an interview, a simple “Money’s in the account, you’re good to go” would have been sufficient.In the #Ag space @SecGeneScalia, @OSHA_DOL’s Lauren Sweatt, and @SecretarySonny have literally sent workers to thei… https://t.co/oUTyaGDHWy
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatNov 23: Feast of St Noelle, patron of the small country town of Suiling and its vineyards. She saved the grape harv… https://t.co/yN6RWZ4ENE
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @WyrdhavenArts @NeolithicSheep @OctopusGallery My mom is very limited on that front! My grandmother is the one with… https://t.co/Sejdk4tok2 @NeolithicSheep @OctopusGallery I have no relevant stories about my stepdad and dog moisturizer. Huh. Odd. @ksonney @OctopusGallery It made him smell nice for once. @GlobalEcoGuy By all accounts, COVID’s even worse. So if you keep finding yourself going “This is so bizarre!” I’m… https://t.co/vUsuSR3WRW @GlobalEcoGuy When I got swine flu, I was amazed at how absolutely it destroyed me. Taking the dogs outside—to the… https://t.co/m8v0YlfqMh @Mismagia @ribbitpiano *wince* @1NativeSoilNerd Congraaaats!#Breaking: GSA’s Emily Murphy signs off and says the transition can begin, per @KristenhCNN https://t.co/S6YKKQBrQR
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @NeolithicSheep @PasturesPolitic Yeah, that horse knows he’s stylin’.For a 2020 comfort read, Gemma’s #StaffPick is ‘Swordheart’ by T. Kingfisher (@UrsulaV). “This is fantasy that made… https://t.co/zkYa3J7HxW
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @OctopusGallery Made it to fourteen and got face cancer. Beagles almost never get cancer, but he was an overachieve… https://t.co/wyVnEc8ecA @OctopusGallery And got him some kind of prescription and some goop and anyway he just went balder and grumpier bec… https://t.co/hlqkiGPgGk @OctopusGallery I used Dr. Bronners moisturizer on the beagle back in the day, but they stopped selling it. But the… https://t.co/S9lKjmDSvS @Blackmudpuppy Oh dear lord @Blackmudpuppy ...I missed the flare up. Tell me more!Cinderella https://t.co/SR9i2CowOK
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @LizardbethArt @Daemavand @ksonney @tinajkl There’s a bag of Doritos and another of Cheetos in the garage? @larsericholm Welcome aboard! @Dior_Saursi @scalzi Yup. @crimsonruari @Daemavand It’s been about that long for me, and I’m just as happy my friends are happy! @crystalvisits @zanzjan @NeolithicSheep Not until Shep is all the way moved out! I’ve only got so many guest beds! @CandaceMHill If a scammer can hack me based on my public Twitter account and my public profile location, they dese… https://t.co/rr0bbTJsX5At 2PM PST today, watch my timeline. Get ready for the next big step. #FieldGuideToMemory, from me and… https://t.co/8iNUOtNdH6
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatHelp some Finnish school kids find out how far a social media message can go! (Reply on linked tweet, not mine.) https://t.co/EbYZ4Ulcm6 @Piitukka Pittsboro, North Carolina, USA. You have a lovely country, kids, and I would love to visit again someday!You know how people in His Dark Materials become zombified passive gray versions of themselves if they have their d… https://t.co/nkalxFJ4cZ
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @jelenawoehr @PasturesPolitic When I worked at a vet several million years ago, there was a cat named Thomas Lincol… https://t.co/w7zNFkBMYe!!! https://t.co/Mj4aAWY1Hv @BunRab What!? No!!!Which I would like to remind people is 3 percent of our military budget just in case you thought it was a lot. https://t.co/b4aNqwGqrv
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatBarry is Not Allowed out to play today, he has been Misbehaving. Please come back tomorrow and Bonk will let you kn… https://t.co/s8ubPeZDNc
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatThis is Bruce! Bruce is a teenager Coastal Banjo Frog (Limnodynastes dumerilii grayi) who is halfway through his 2… https://t.co/GEgVqQ7oPG
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat#frogOTD Breviceps macrops calling courtesy of Les Minter. As you can see calling is the most energetic activity fo… https://t.co/JemuiZe0lu
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatHe wants to have his tummy rubbed and will wiggle around to demand it from any nearby human.I took three pictures of Shaw being Long, and can’t pick one, so here’s all three. https://t.co/Z4aebf4xreSometimes I remember that Peter Jackson told Christopher Lee to scream when Saruman gets stabbed in the back, and C… https://t.co/HkxdMJu7r3
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatJust tried to tap and zoom in on a picture in a physical book, so that’s how my brain is doing right now.Every lawyer on my timeline is utterly baffled. Baffled as a bathroom geyser. And with every lawsuit Trump files,… https://t.co/4drhiqMJhK
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @TeeBiggs Breakfast potatoes! @God_is_patriot @AdmiralW238 @Jim_Jordan So you want an audit in every state. Okay. Now, what do you consider a “legitimate” audit? @phoenixtalion @mostlybree ...no. @VincaMinor42 @Anoke20921 I don’t know if it was even id so much as playing Silent Hill 2 a million years ago, and… https://t.co/CwWfYhXXqp @tithenai What have we done to the noble chickpea?!...foreword, even. Good thing I’m not the editor!Just doing some laundry, you know #brodybrindle https://t.co/yL0yKScPRt
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatGuess who’s writing the forward! https://t.co/Oy8JlEqzMw @danialexis @DancinJulesJLVS @dilemmalord https://t.co/HMJ4OfmPpAi'm already so annoyed that my grandkids are going to be interviewing me for book reports on the 2020 pandemic expe… https://t.co/bqtVAzLpfX
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @Anoke20921 What can I say? I dig a good character design.Here's what caused the Trump trapdoor to open under Sidney Powell. https://t.co/TYNpfEmyK1
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatFooling around with Procreate brushes and ended up with fan art of an old friend. https://t.co/QzYfMatNUrViperfish doodle in Procreate https://t.co/c3ceE3DQKX @KBSpangler Well. Hello.
11/23
2020
“Pharmacy” experience?! WHAT THE HELL PILLS DID I JUST BUY https://t.co/1A84FJgmcc @c_rowles ...pretend that K was an exclamation point. I got excited. @c_rowles That is fantasticKOh wowwwwww https://t.co/6U7ND5rLqShow it started / how it’s going https://t.co/27iyQwc8GZ
Retweeted by Kingfisher & Wombat @mostlybree I watched an episode of “Manimal” in the Eighties and it was terrible so now I assume any show where pe… https://t.co/R6JdkBcCVS @God_is_patriot @AdmiralW238 @Jim_Jordan Which state do you want the audit in? @NeolithicSheep @PasturesPolitic I do not acknowledge the existence of zero. @DanaBFrench Why? I’d never heard of you until somebody posted mocking this tweet. @Taliabear @lisavilisa @NeolithicSheep @JoeArgonel @MustelidMaven Yeah, I figure that’s better for if I hit a deer.… https://t.co/78iuM82ztN @NeolithicSheep @DwmmPhotography @Cato_of_Utica @ksonney It’s what we do! @reasonablyzen Oh holy crap, I had those! @silkpursepantry @simon_brooke @ndntacocat Transplants, even! I appear to be cursed with ramplessness.Fixed it for you, Ted https://t.co/vmZBEbYOmE https://t.co/HA20RcLOwa
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatSeasonal Affective Disorder more like Fall Damage amirite
Retweeted by Kingfisher & WombatSusman writes good stuff. And you can read the first one free! https://t.co/vh7RcjUqnj @NeolithicSheep ...I’m gonna go take a nap. @NeolithicSheep There is no situation where I will WANT to feed your giant-ass death bovines. Also, what have we l… https://t.co/uQ9jfM1j5j @NeolithicSheep Yeah, they do that. @NeolithicSheep THANK GOD THE KUDZU IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PORTAL ...oh, and you’re back, that’s good too. Very pleased. @NeolithicSheep Well, starting a fae apple tree in the garage was probably a bad idea anyway. Still, if you ever find yourself back there... @NeolithicSheep GO TOWARD THE MOOING @NeolithicSheep ...is that a problem? @NeolithicSheep No, they don’t come true from seed, but if you can cut me a decent slightly whippy twig with a few… https://t.co/7EeNvrpMPS @NeolithicSheep I mean, buttoning the pants backward is hard. @NeolithicSheep TELL HIM KEVIN IS HERDING THE CHICKENS WRONG @NeolithicSheep Tell him you saw Nemo looking at his sheep funny! @NeolithicSheep Tell him to go find his sheep! @NeolithicSheep STAY AWAY FROM THE FOLK MUSIC IT WILL END BADLY Do you have your pants on yet? @NeolithicSheep Are they playing, like, panpipes and flute and shit, or does it have guitar? @amergina @NeolithicSheep Oh awesome, thank you! @NeolithicSheep STAY AWAY FROM THE MUSIC unless it’s the Freemasons I guess @NeolithicSheep If you happen to see any giggling green hairy dudes, ask them what the plural form of their name is. That’s gonna bug me. @NeolithicSheep Uh...let’s see...hmm, backwards definitely. Inside out might be for leshy. Leshies? Leshys? What’s… https://t.co/tfzn64MpCm
11/22
2020

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