Episode Nov 25, 2016

Co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss an empty parking lot, how to spell “belly chuckle”, their true feelings about turkeys, one cat’s downward spiral into addiction, how a vegetarian picks the right bowl to put meat in, a twist on guys eating hamburgers, tips for reversing clogged arteries, fresh gossip about Anna’s new boyfriend, another tree service success story including the miracle of the daycare children who were not crushed, checking in on the Minnesota Manure channel, the joys of a small town hardware store, fear & loathing & discount cards, starting a bobcat rescue for the wrong reasons, feelings that accompany spending money on hay, a pragmatic New Year’s resolution involving mind control, what happened to the Abba cover band idea, some odd clothing choices, further adventures in the basement of the thrift store, preferred ways to refer to undergarments, adult acne, learning how to drink more water, a close encounter with cheap perfume, how certain smells are tied to old memories, the iconic image of Rockefeller Center at Christmastime as it relates to capitalism & severe disillusionment, an in-depth analysis of Pat the Bunny, the ecstasy of brightly colored decorative tins, a sea monkey disappointment, remembering a handmade gift from Kendra, challenging a truism about aloneness, making walnut boats and other walnut vehicles including wheel barrows and baby carriages, using Pinterest to stave off depression, lost cat toys & a cat rant, giving yourself a break and/or permission to not go to parties, the spiritual root of chain letters - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Julie James [Patience]; Michael Oakland [The Grand Design]; Laughing Crow Band [My City in Ruins]

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