Saturday, September 13, 2003

Fairy Tales for Grownups:

Living on Earth, the public radio program on which announcers discuss, in sonorous voices, matters such as the problem of the overabundance of non-native starlings in the Northwest and the earth-conscious preparations of bee populations for the coming of winter. All is well but all is not well. ("If only we could get those darned starlings to go back home, somewhere in Europe, where they belong! Sigh.... Well, at least the peregrine falcons will prosper. ... [pause] ... Next week, our program on a special kind of vegetarianism: one farmer who decided that he and his family don't need meat or leather.")

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