May 02, 2021
Tech leaders urge the United States government to designate ransomware attacks as a national emergency and called for an international coalition to thwart the bad guys. Episode art provided by Michael Geiger https://unsplash....
April 29, 2021
Johan Deckmann if found here https://www.good.is/articles/self-help-book-titles and here https://www.instagram.com/johandeckmann/ Episode art provided by Sam Moqadam https://unsplash.com/@itssammoqadam
April 27, 2021
For more on moth symbolism and meaning: https://www.worldbirds.org/moth-symbolism/#:~:text=crushed%20by%20touch.-,Moth%20Celtic%20symbolism,as%20having%20a%20dark%20side . Episode art provided by Krzysztof Niewolny https://u...
April 26, 2021
Two famous people born on this day. I know one of them very well. Brene’ Brown’s documentary “The Call To Courage.” Episode art provided by Joshua J. Cotten https://unsplash.com/photos/q77K0zIDTmI
April 22, 2021
Zebra mussels threaten Lake Sidney Lanier!! And a haiku about lakes (I think). Haiku credit: https://medium.com/house-of-haiku/quiet-moments-in-a-lake-ba2719d89fcc Episode artwork Tom Henell https://unsplash.com/@alifedeliber...
April 20, 2021
Wikipedia has lots of smart people contributing to its vast body of knowledge. I don’t qualify. Not even a little bit. Episode art provided by Jon Tyson https://unsplash.com/@jontyson
April 19, 2021
For today's show, I tried something new. I won't do it again. I recorded outside using the microphone on my macbook pro. It's broderline unbearable, but since I'm too lazy to re-record, I'm going with it. If the weather is...
April 17, 2021
It’s International Haiku Poetry Day, so we look at a few definitions of english-language Haiku poetry and wander around the website of The Haiku Foundation at https://thehaikufoundation.org Episode art by Toa Heftiba https://...
April 16, 2021
Giving our first dramatic reading of a random paragraph! It was. . .meh. . . Celebrating National Librarian’s Day, and I confess I’m an introvert. No news there.
April 15, 2021
An Illinois couple discover a brick-lined tunnel beneath their historic house. Celebrate National Laundry Day by washing your tax money. Get wild with your prose by the flagrant use of apocape. Episode art by Benmar Schmidhu...
April 14, 2021
Do you have a home garden? How about gray hair? I have one but not the other. Guess which one. Episode art credit to Dennis Schrader https://unsplash.com/photos/JZzFLQqWp7s?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content...
April 13, 2021
On yesterday’s show, I promised to *try* to create an original haiku. I did it!! I think I’ll do more (stay tuned). A listener asked me to research the meaning and origin of the phrase “beating a dead horse.” So I did. Not ...
April 11, 2021
I found a new game touted on Best of Craigslist. Not sure I'm ready to compete ( https://www.craigslist.org/about/best/sac/7052566619.html )
April 10, 2021
It's National HUG YOUR DOG Day ! And yesterday's featured picture on Wikipedia is of a BASE jumper. Those guys are nuts. Episode art By Kontizas Dimitrios - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?cu...
April 09, 2021
Don't let your natural inhibitions hold you back from asking others for what you want or need. Just ask nicely. And accept that they could turn you down.