Baumgartner: Ordinary, extra-ordinary

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Baumgartner: Friendship, after the storm

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Baumgartner: Our words, our thoughts, collected

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Baumgartner: A literary love

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Baumgartner: Don’t hesitate to ask

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Baumgartner: A gossiper’s defense

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Baumgartner: Seriously high standards

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The Laundress

In the year with no summer, the native women take to their fields in the nude. The missionaries protest and the Christian women are appalled, but the miners crawl out of their shanties at night and peer between the dried out corn stalks at the women in the moonlight, their skin velvety and dark with […]

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