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Mr Daley by W. S. Merwin | Monday, August 15, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 15th, 2016

Episode 679 of 781 episodes

Mr Daley could whistle between his teeth but just the one phrase over and over it was in the good old summertime and it made my mother sniff and shake her head as he pushed the big wooden spoon around and around the pot of flour paste he was mixing on the old coal range... Read more »

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