Episode Oct 26, 2018

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss a sheep farmer’s preferences, mystery post-it notes, creating a to-do list hierarchy, some thoughts from the new cashier at the So Ro Market, how rubber boots interact with socks, odd things our pets lick, more on hay furniture & the fate of the leftover mulch hay, farm animals in the house, how baby gates may be related to space travel, needing to know “what’s up there”, when doctor’s probe, unasked for information about Emily’s relationship to suppositories, the art of looking put-together, a deep dive into mitten technology, the purgatory of supervising other people’s children, moonshine parties & their lasting legacy, the proximity effect of train whistles, the return of Ryan, conjecture about tiny piranha, a mother’s paranoia passed down, a clarification regarding the use of leeches in medicine, a miraculous, dream-directed rescue at sea, what to do when you feel afraid, Kendra’s recipe for anxiety reduction, mixing Halloween with Christmas, guidelines for getting yourself a mantra, a disastrous spray foam fail thanks to Pinterest, tiny houses vs. trailers, how Bill jiggled the right wire, reverse snobbery in the Coop parking lot, more gratitude for the amazing skills of generous strangers, cell phone badness, new use for aluminum foil, Le Abduction: The Movie, bringing your personal business into a public space, honoring the fact that you might not like our show, debunking “Namaste” (a little), child trauma related to the nuns in “Madeline”, how Harold’s purple crayon created a weird, two-dimensional void - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: The Highwoods Stringband [You Ain’t Talkin’ to Me]; Sarah Munro and Mark Legrand [Double Wide]; Robert Resnik [Waltz Medley].

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