Episodes

June 20, 2021

155 Years Ago in History: Juneteenth

More about this day at https://nationaltoday.com/juneteenth/

June 19, 2021

My Thoughts on Fishing on National Go Fishing Day

I’ve always been fond of fishing. Until I got older. And now I still enjoy being on and around the water, but catching fish seems pointless. https://nationaltoday.com/national-go-fishing-day/ Episode art provided by Jed Owen...

June 18, 2021

Veggies and Trends That I Hope Continue

Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day. I didn’t celebrate so well. https://nationaltoday.com/national-eat-vegetables-day/ Let’s look at a few trends that I hope continue. (I hope I continue this podcast.) Episode art pro...

June 17, 2021

The First Roller Coaster Was at Coney Island!

I remember being at Coney Island with my grandparents as a wee lad! I don’t think I rode the roller coaster. Just played arcade games and slid down the slide. I’m sure I ate ice cream and cotton candy, too. Episode art pro...

June 16, 2021

Magna Carta Explained

On this date in 1215, King John of England put his seal on Magna Carta, advancing the Rule of Law. https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/magna-carta-sealed

June 14, 2021

Fun Facts about Flag Day

My thoughts on flags and then a few fun facts about flag day and the American flag. https://abc57.com/news/its-flag-day-here-are-some-fun-facts-about-the-american-flag-you-may-not-have-known https://www.smithsonianmag.com/his...

June 13, 2021

Sewing and Fun Words

Is the sewing machine as important as the iPhone? Fun words to say. Well, fun for some people. https://parade.com/1195613/marynliles/funny-words/ Episode art provided by Marija Zaric https://unsplash.com/@simplicity

June 13, 2021

it’s windy

From the Chad and Steve have a podcast show, take a look at Rob Kenny’s Youtube channel Dad How Do I? https://www.chadandsteve.com/episode/dad/ https://www.youtube.com/c/DadhowdoI And 10 things you didn’t know about wind powe...

June 11, 2021

it’s electric

Just how much *is* 30 gigawatts of offshore wind-generated electricity? https://time.com/5952586/biden-offshore-wind/ Episode art provided by Fré Sonneveld https://unsplash.com/@fresonneveld

June 10, 2021

it's new

Today we celebrate National Iced Tea day. Bring it on! And we learn about the new ship being built to help build off-shore wind power farms. https://gcaptain.com/new-ship-will-play-key-role-in-americas-offshore-wind-ambitio...

June 09, 2021

it's ducky

On National Donald Duck Day we look at 34 fun facts about the animated water fowl. https://factcity.com/facts-about-donald-duck/

June 08, 2021

it’s gangsta!

We learn more about Robert St. John, the radio broadcaster that we listened to on D Day. He had quite the interesting life. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_St._John Episode art provided by Martin Zaenkert https://unspla...

June 08, 2021

it’s a cold delight

It’s national chocolate ice cream day!! And we present local controversy in Dahlonega, Georgia. Episode art provided by Anna Ribes https://unsplash.com/@aribes

June 06, 2021

it’s d day

Allied forces invaded western Europe on this day 77 years ago. We listen to an NBC radio broadcast with the breaking news. https://youtu.be/K9xk9GaV0NE Episode art provided by Herman V. Wall, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativeco...

June 06, 2021

it’s every year on this day

Happy 45th wedding anniversary to my beloved bride! Episode art provided by Markus Spiske https://unsplash.com/@markusspiske

June 05, 2021

it’s sophisticated

It's national cogna day! https://nationaltoday.com/national-cognac-day/ SmartAsset.com finds that Cumming, Georgia is the most retiree-friendly town in the whole country. https://www.forsythnews.com/life/people/report-finds...

June 04, 2021

it’s moonshine

Today is National Moonshine Day, which elicits memories of the glory days of moonshine in neighboring Dawson County, Georgia. https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/moonshine We take a closer look at More o...

June 03, 2021

it’s open 24/7

Today we look more closely at Waffle House hash browns terms (scattered, smothered, etc…) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waffle_House . Find a Waffle House near you! https://www.wafflehouse.com/ Follow Waffle Records on social...

June 02, 2021

it’s flippy

Today is Flip a Coin Day. We’ve got six fun facts about flipping a coin, and then we wander into a ramble on Cincinnati Chili and the Waffle House menu. You don’t want to miss this. Really. Episode art provided by Simon http...

May 31, 2021

it’s a milestone

Today is the Memorial Day holiday in the United States of America, it’s also the 100th consecutive day of the Daily Podcast Practice show, and I share what I’ve learned in 100 days of podcasting. Episode art provided by Giorg...

May 30, 2021

it’s super

Cincinnati, OH has two miles of abandoned tunnels for a subway system that never got built. http://www.thecincinnatisubway.com/ , and we dive into superhero talk, but not too deeply. Episode art provided by Muhd Asyraaf https...

May 29, 2021

it’s clippy

Today is national paperclip day. Let's go wild and see what the internet knows about paperclips. Today’s information came from https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-paper-clip-4072863 and http://tenrandomfacts.com/paper-...

May 28, 2021

It’s two questions

What did you think would be so great about adulting? When is censorship OK? My answers are pretty lame, so, hey, if you got something to say, let’s hear it. Episode art provided by Edu Lauton https://unsplash.com/@edulauton

May 27, 2021

it's a scam

Brian Krebs offers advice on spotting fake LinkedIn job offers. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/how-to-tell-a-job-offer-from-an-id-theft-trap/#more-55671