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The Writer’s Almanac for February 18, 2015

February 18th, 2015

Episode 120 of 746 episodes

It was afternoon tea, with tea foods spread out Like in the books, except that it was coffee. She made a tin pot of cowboy coffee, from memory, That’s what we used to call it, she said, cowboy coffee. The grounds she pinched up in her hands, not a spoon, And the fire on the... Read more »