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A Quiet Life by Baron Wormser | Tuesday, February 09, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 9th, 2016

Episode 489 of 781 episodes

What a person desires in life is a properly boiled egg. This isn’t as easy as it seems. There must be gas and a stove, the gas requires pipelines, mastodon drills, banks that dispense the lozenge of capital. There must be a pot, the product of mines and furnaces and factories, of dim early mornings... Read more »

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