Episode Feb 22, 2019

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss makeshift baby formula for lambs, the lost udder, late night debates at the State House, farmer “tough love”, more crackpot health tips, blind belief in science, revolting advice for eradicating colds, Myra’s interest in slime, micro-managing the lives of boys & men, rediscovering lost Vermont ski areas, revisiting fashion freedom in relation to hats, how to rock a sweater, gnome pajamas, the dog dramas of Maeve and Brock, great fake laughs, dropping bread crumbs as metaphor, the terrors of Hansel & Gretel, some failings of surveyor’s tape, the multiplicity of amphibians, unpacking “dog eat dog”, Dorothy’s fall into the pig pen, advice from Tunbridge Wiccans, how the gift of bundled sage might be more than you bargained for, the benefits of wallowing and/or resetting your life, being both mother and father to yourself, the two fishes of Pisces, a horrible fight at the ski tow, a vocabulary word having to do with psychopaths, why society seems focused on narcissism, confusion about autism, the evolution of pollution’s effect on human health, why fighting with people online is useless, our emotional attachment to plastic bags, picking your battles, how frustration can get out of control, unplugging from toxic interactions, looking forward to a week of fundraising on WFVR - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Davey Davis [Night of the Wannabes]; Pete Sutherland [In the Country of the Iroquois]; Elric Walker [Odd Man Out].

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