Episode 39 – Planner Reviews, Mary Thengvall

One thing I’m learning is that the people who use planners are often as passionate about them as I am. We’ll talk about one such encounter from this past weekend’s travels, as well as review one that the Wombat Test Subject picked up while she was out today. Finally, we’ll wrap things up by talking to the always amazing Mary Thengvall!

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Episode 38 – Overwork, Sarah Wendell

This week, the Wombat Test Subject is away so the Kevin will…well, work. We’ll talk about one of the challenges of not having someone around to remind you to do the simple things like eat and sleep.  And then we’ll have a fantastic talk with Sarah Wendell of “Smart Bitches, Trashy Books.” Apologies for the audio problems in the interview – but at least Sarah came out sounding amazing.

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Episode 35 – Gardening, Archaeology, and Cassandra Khaw

Hi everyone! This week we have an interview with the amazing Cassandra Khaw! Most of the interview, really, as for whatever reason the recording had issues after she answered the Six Questions, and I’m REALLY sad you don’t get to hear that part. We also check in with our Wombat Test Subject, and talk about Sysadmin Archaeology – that is, the practice of uncovering what all the Sysadmins did before you got there.

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Episode 34 – Cleaning up, Kevin Hearne

This week we’ll talk about cleaning up after someone else, that is the situation where you have taken over for someone else and for every thing you get done, you uncover two things that need to be fixed. We’ll also check in with our Wombat Test Subject (author Ursula Vernon), and see if she is back on track. And then we talk with author Kevin Hearne, and find out how he keeps himself organized.

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Episode 33 – Refills, Endings, and Letters

Kevin was in an office supply store alone and without a minder, and that means new things to review! In particular, the new line of TUL refills from Office Depot, and so we’ll take a look at all four packs, as well as the stickers that go with them. And then we talk about the recent events in and around the Wombat Test Subject’s “On Hold” status, meeting deadlines, and end-of-life care for relatives. Finally, we read some of your letters, and have the contest results!

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Episode 31 – Book Tour, Theresa Colon

Hi everyone! The Wombat Test Subject (Ursula Vernon) is on book tour this week, and so we are going to jump straight into the interview with Theresa Colon of Wounded Birds Ministry, and the very long conversation we had about how she keeps herself organized, coping mechanisms, and the role of spirituality in her own productivity. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Episode 30 – Grooming, Lydean Kenzall

This episode we have some big news, which we will talk about first thing. Then we follow up with a discussion of how our Wombat Test Subject (aka Ursula Vernon) did with re-integrating to-do lists into her life. As a part of that, we’ll talk about the value of task grooming and pruning, which is something we should all do every so often. Finally, we have an interview with Lydean Kenzall, who also has a giveaway for us this week!

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