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Tom Is Now Tweeting!

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Recent tweets have mused on the abbreviation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's name, Woody Allen's latest flick, and the work of singer/songwriter/author Josh Ritter: "May he sing long and prosper."

You can follow him now at @tomashbrooknpr

Here's a look at some of his first tweets:

  • tomashbrooknpr: Josh Ritter is a joy. May he sing long and prosper. And never stop writing.
  • tomashbrooknpr: Woody Allen's Paris film, Terence Malick's Tree of Life and Josh Ritter's Bright's Passage, all in 2 days. Big romantics. Ritter on tmrw.
  • tomashbrooknpr: Happy Independence Day! Flag's up. History's present. Let's be worthy.
  • tomashbrooknpr: plus all the world-changing begonias, azaleas, moutans, lilies, chrysanthemums, roses from nursery on island of honam - #riverofsmoke
  • tomashbrooknpr: #nprscottsimon pities blagojevich chicago family. i understand. but bloomington farmers say they want n & s illinois, "like n & s dakota"
  • tomashbrooknpr:  boston daughter will work illinois fields this summer with california brothers looking out + son of ethiopia - heaven
  • tomashbrooknpr: fireflies in the old alfalfa field west of the house - world's best. sunset, kickapoo creek, lightning bugs, heaven
  • tomashbrooknpr: home = history + family. a funeral and a new pregnancy, first hour in town. handshakes and belly rubs.
  • tomashbrooknpr : 5-greats grandma jane's whitebone gravestone reads "first white woman settler in mclean county." 1818. sorry & thanks, kickapoo nation.
  • tomashbrooknpr: i've been home on the family farm, bloomington, illinois, reading amitav ghosh - sea of poppies, river of smoke. sweet time. speak memory!

This program aired on July 6, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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