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Looking West from Laguna Beach at Night by Charles Wright | Thursday, April 30, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 30th, 2015

Episode 200 of 994 episodes

I’ve always liked the view from my mother-in-law’s house at night, Oil rigs off Long Beach Like floating lanterns out in the smog-dark Pacific, Stars in the eucalyptus, Lights of airplanes arriving from Asia, and town lights Littered like broken glass around the bay and back up the hill. In summer, dance music is borne... Read more »

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