Episode Feb 1, 2019

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss a sliver somewhere in your hand, pulling into the wrong side of the gas pump, the upside of germ exposure, Bluebird Friday, old lady ski instructors, dunking babies in cold water, a very strange fundraiser, an undertaker’s approach to removing tattoos, the spiritual properties of puppies, whether or not angels cry, choosing birth, invisible support, Kristina’s growing mistrust off vacuum repair, the indignities of sheep birth, the difference between schussing & slogging, an obscure Bing Crosby reference, a sudden & startling confluence of people named Pat, the deep silence of some electric typewriters, prescient science fiction movies, a quick review of appliance colors, growing up with a goldenrod kitchen, the symptoms of depersonalization disorder, an awkward moment at the Dairy Summit, reaching new heights of inappropriate behavior, a fire alarm just in the nick of time, discrimination against poultry, a new look at chicken legs, a goose attack averted, Butch’s Halloween surprise, an unfortunate bite, basic pet cemetery protocol, the sound of submarines in deep space, why boys like battle ships, how a torpedo laden military installation might induce claustrophobia in certain individuals, nice metals, a southern colloquialism come to Vermont, being a dog’s “friend” rather than its “mother”, hella debunked, how far to go with goats - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Doug Perkins [Hang Glide]; Terry Lee Hale [Scientific Rendezvous]; Robert Bryant [Thinking Too Much].

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