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Almanac by Lois Parker Edstrom | Friday, July 15, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 15th, 2016

Episode 647 of 782 episodes

My grandparents owned the land, worked the land, bound to the earth by seasons of planting and harvest. They watched the sky, the habits of birds, hues of sunset, the moods of moon and clouds, the disposition of air. They inhaled the coming season, let it brighten their blood for the work ahead. Soil sifted... Read more »

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