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Late Summer by Carrie Fountain | Monday, July 27, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 27th, 2015

Episode 288 of 787 episodes

Out for a walk tonight, the dog is throwing all her weight against the leash, lunging toward the fat tomcat licking his black ankles with a delicious, solemn attention at the top of the neighbor’s steps. Because this is what the dog was made to do. Because for some lucky animals the space between the... Read more »

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