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Raking Leaves by Brian Fanelli | Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 20th, 2016

Episode 715 of 781 episodes

There is something soothing about the scrape of a rake, the rhythmic process of pulling dead leaves, bending to pick them up, dumping them in curbside lawn bags, something soothing about the way the sun warms your hair one of these last seventy-degree days as you labor past soreness in your arms, until you forget... Read more »

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