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Winter: Tonight: Sunset by David Budbill | Tuesday, December 27, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

Tonight at sunset walking on the snowy road, my shoes crunching on the frozen gravel, first through the woods, then out into the open fields past a couple of trailers and some pickup trucks, I stop and look at the sky. Suddenly: orange, red, pink, blue, green, purple, yellow, gray, all at once and everywhere.... Read more »