Episode Sept 9, 2016

Co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss chipmunk cheeks, vaccination aggravation, why fingernail clippings are so hard to manage, another Friday visit from the vet, a flaccid return to the spelling quiz, the how and why of this week’s party invites, an encounter of the third kind with Syd Straw, reuniting with one of Vermont’s best dogs, Emily’s dream of being a guy, running with cats, how too many pets can wake you up, a strange theory about embodying the oppressor, pinching babies, remembering a calendar correction, looking for Merriam Webster, Kristina’s latest slap down for excessive selfie posting, more on Facebook validation, breaking down collagen, Botox and bull’s testicles, a fond recollection (not) of broadcasting from behind the pig races in winter coats at the fair, a disagreement about campfires, a fantastic new zucchini portal, the good, the bad and the ugly of clichés, a reverent moment of silence, how to improve your mood off-season with Christmas lights, a natural remedy for pink eye, John’s ongoing obsession with paper towels & Kleenex, dealing with a huge manuscript, being annoyed by throat clearing, an awkward waiting room situation, being assaulted by mirror sunglasses, the wrong birth certificate, leaving a bad phone message then making it worse, Lori’s superior belly button - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: The Cousins Project [Rescue Me]; Doug Perkins [Hang Glide]; Bow Thayer [Cowgirl Madonna]

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