Episodes

Georgia Wants to Get Rid of Daylight Saving Time and My Wandering Mind

March 10, 2021

Looks like Georgia is going to get rid of springing forward and falling back.

Why I Do This and My Favorite Sing-Along Artists

March 9, 2021

Why does a grown (and presumably mature) man take the time to curate material and talk about it into a microphone every day? Well, here are my reasons. Your mileage may vary. And. . .my favorite sing-a-longs.

Leonid & Friends and Favorite Documentaries

March 8, 2021

Leonid Vorobyev is the Russian musician that founded the Chicago cover band Lenoid and Friends. I have a little of his backstory. Find him on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5ZsXiIFlrWrbOCM6rEDKQ . Question 98…

Matthew Dicks' Homework for Life and Nostalgic Bands From My (Mispent) Youth

March 7, 2021

Homework for life will give you a different way to see the every-day events of your life. I recommend it. And we revist nostalgic bands.

Matthew Dicks and Dave Ross - two people who influenced my life

March 6, 2021

Matthew is a story teller, and, in many other ways, an extraordinary soul. He inspires me. Dave was my freshman-year college roommate and fraternity brother. He inspired me in other ways.

CDC Advises to Prepare for the 2021 Zombie Apocolypse. I didn't make this up.

March 5, 2021

I have two comments on yesterday's episode, and we talk about the CDC's recommendations on how to prepare for the 2021 Zombie Apocolypse.

Eight-Year-Old Craftsman and Businessman

March 4, 2021

OK, I love this story from my local newspaper. An eight-year-old boy gets his dad to help him with woodworking crafts, and his mom helps him with retail sales, and it works! He's got sales. And he rolls his profits into h…

Finale! Things To Do In Retirement Part III

March 3, 2021

Work on your *OWN* terms, and rekindle an old hobby. OK. Let's talk about them. And, don't be a jerk. Just don't.

Things To Do In Retirement Part II

March 2, 2021

Teach, Connect with Family, and Travel. I share my thoughts about these options.

Things To Do In Retirement

March 1, 2021

I’m planning to go into “retirement” in three years, and I’m starting to think of what that will be.

If You Want More Energy In The Morning (Finale!) and food expiration dates.

Feb. 28, 2021

Final thoughts on the Huffpost article on putting more energy in your morning routine, and we answer a question about eating food that is past it's "expiration date."

More Energy In the Morning Part II

Feb. 27, 2021

Let's begin where we left off yesterday and look at two more of the seven things this article in Huffpost recommends we do in the morning to give us more energy. Plus, the Pulitzer Prize won by the Huffington Post. Today's…

Do You Want More Energy In The Morning?

Feb. 26, 2021

This is a daily podcast, so I though it appropriate to address an activity we do every day: we get out of bed! (Well, I do on most days, and I'm thankful for that.) Today I read two of the seven things this article in Huffpo…

Donner Party 1846-1847

Feb. 25, 2021

A story of pioneer survival in brutally harsh cicumstances. I have been forever fascinated by this early account of the american migration to the west. Makes COVID-19 look like a walk in the park.

Water, a Railroad Bridge, and Recreation.

Feb. 24, 2021

I'm fascinated by lakes and rivers, railroads, bridges, and repurposing outdated infrastucture. There's something happening in northeast Georgia that piques my interest on all accounts.

What About Bob?

Feb. 24, 2021

We're pretty sure the hero will live if we know the story has a sequal. And, unrelated, I can recommend a good plumber.

Door Hardware

Feb. 23, 2021

A member of StackExchange.com asks how he can keep his door latch set attached to a hollow-core door. Not exactly an existenshal crisis, but. . .I've got an answer.

Introverts and Extroverts

Feb. 22, 2021

Elizabeth Hopper at ThoughtCo.com asks whether it is better to be introverted or extroverted. I ask, does it matter? I mean, I don't think we get to choose. Let's just accept what we are and go with it.

Daily Podcast Practice Trailer

Feb. 21, 2021

Hi, my name is Rich Grimshaw and this is my Daily Podcast Practice, where each day I practice the art and craft of talking into a microphone. It's not always pretty, and, depending on your point of view, it may or may not be…