Episode Aug 31, 2018

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss yellow computer glasses, improved visibility in the rain, too many dead cars, two years since the last washing machine repair, the lost allure of Nashville, living in peace, the loathsome first day of school, mold on backpacks, the far reaching smell of vinegar, finding the mouse in the trash, how long to wait for natural decomposition, a lesson in shame, a pre-Christmas review of “Good King Wenceslas, when twin cats are not the same, birthdays after 40, stopping death with mind over matter, twisting fear into protection, garden variety OCD compulsions, the hard way vs. the easy way, hot rock massages, being hurt & traumatized at PT, healthy skepticism regarding chiropractors who use their knees, alternatives to the scalpel, looking at a whole world in likely intellectual submission, rethinking train safety, looking for Mr. Rogers and his helpers, creating a Wikipedia page for Emily, more confusion about Mars going retrograde, ongoing issues with certain cartoon characters, people who never laugh, amazing things that babies do, food as a tool for mediation, the hidden history of Vermont pizza, how many dysfunctional wood stoves is too many, building “catios”, using a banana peel to extend the life of your fly strip, further ideas about grass cutting as a way to spiritual enlightenment - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Robert Bryant [Farther on Down the Line]; Rick Ceballos [Last Day of Autumn]; Spencer Lewis [Dreams].

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