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Domesticity by Maxine Kumin | Saturday, June 06, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 6th, 2015

Episode 237 of 788 episodes

Oh, what a weak sticker, you groan, as the batter pops out to the infield. We’re propped up in two beds—mine’s electric, with crib sides, rented to ease eleven broken ribs — watching the Red Sox, who are in the cellar and dozing between Demerol and errors. You yawn, the resident optimist no family should... Read more »

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