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The Writer’s Almanac for February 1, 2015

February 1st, 2015

Episode 103 of 994 episodes

Late afternoon: only a few old men at the bar drinking and talking quietly. Waitresses for the evening shift begin to ar- rive. One stands a moment at the far end of the dining room and looks out the window facing the lake. Snow is falling. The lake is completely obscured, but still customers will... Read more »

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