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Talking About the Day by Jim Daniels | Sunday, July 17, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 17th, 2016

Episode 649 of 783 episodes

Each night after reading three books to my two children— we each picked one—to unwind them into dreamland, I’d turn off the light and sit between their beds in the wide junk shop rocker I’d reupholstered blue, still feeling the close-reading warmth of their bodies beside me, and ask them to talk about the day—we... Read more »

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