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The Writer’s Almanac for April 12, 2015

April 12th, 2015

Episode 173 of 994 episodes

Our upstate April is cold and gray. Nevertheless yesterday I found up in our old woods on the littered ground dogtooth violets standing around and blooming wisely. And by the edge of the Bo’s road at the far side of the meadow where the limestone ledge crops out our wild cherry trees were making a... Read more »

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