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The Writer’s Almanac for January 18, 2015

January 18th, 2015

Episode 89 of 748 episodes

In the long July evenings, the French woman who came to stay every summer for two weeks at my aunt’s inn would row my brother and me out to the middle of the mile-wide lake so that the three of us would be surrounded by the wild extravagance of reds that had transformed both lake... Read more »