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The Writer’s Almanac for January 5, 2015

January 5th, 2015

Episode 76 of 994 episodes

November again and the snow comes sudden and heavy. This is what we like best. This is what we paid our money for. Snow on snow, all day and all night, everything muffled, distant. Tomorrow, no school, no work, no worship service, no visitation of the sick, the poor, the widows or the orphans. Whatever... Read more »

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