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Two Birds in the Evening by Brendan Galvin | Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 1st, 2015

Episode 262 of 787 episodes

When that oriole whistled from the orchard it seemed to be frankly asking, You got a problem with that? Its orange and black was brash as a high-school letter sweater. No problem, no problem, except it seemed like Saturday night under the old Rialto’s marquee again. At least until a rubythroat running a quality-control check... Read more »

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