Episode

The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

American Public Media

Arts, Literature, Education, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

Literature 11
Arts 50

A poem each day, plus literary and historical notes from this day in history

Website

Canning by Joyce Sutphen | Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 17th, 2016

Episode 681 of 781 episodes

It’s what she does and what her mother did. It’s what I’d do if I were anything like her mother’s mother—or if the times demanded that I work in my garden, planting rows of beans and carrots, weeding the pickles and potatoes, picking worms off the cabbages. Today she’s canning tomatoes, which means there are... Read more »

Featured Podcast

Listen