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Blessing by Irene Blair Honeycutt | Thursday, June 22, 2017 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May time grant you the lasting memory of the summer night                  on Jonas Ridge when we were walking the dogs, late— the white rail fence, our guide. When we turned back toward the cabin, darkness pressed                  against our faces and a host of fireflies flashed in the mist                  settling on the fields, blinking green from... Read more »