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Now by Barbara Crooker | Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 13th, 2015

Episode 367 of 782 episodes

What can l say, now that summer’s gone, with the weight of its heat, its thick blanket of humidity, the cacophony of zinnias, marigolds, salvia? Now the sky is clear blue and cloudless, that sure one-note that can only mean October. You’re gone. The leaves turn gold in the calendar’s rotisserie, giving up their green,... Read more »

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