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Outside of Richmond, Virginia, Sunday by Deborah Slicer | Sunday, January 29, 2017 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

It’s the kind of mid-January afternoon— the sky as calm as an empty bed, fields indulgent, black Angus finally sitting down to chew— that makes a girl ride her bike up and down the same muddy track of road between the gray barn and the state highway all afternoon, the black mutt with the white... Read more »