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Sleep Over by Kim Dower | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 10th, 2016

Episode 580 of 786 episodes

The sound of water screeching to a boil reminds me of my grandmother’s trembling hand pouring her steam-hissing kettle over the Lipton’s teabag settled in her white porcelain cup. Those would be the mornings I’d have slept over on the pull out in the living room, bundled in flannel, watching lights from traffic below make... Read more »

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