This week we present the penultimate episode of year 3! That sounds WAY more exciting than it is, but there you go. We talk about raising Shepherds yurt, why Ursula (the Wombat CO-Host) was unable to attend, and what we got done this past week. We’ll follow that with an amazing conversation with Rick Heinz, author, game master, and project manager. Enjoy!
Continue reading “Episode 149 – Yurt Raising, Rick Heinz”
This week we discuss the virtual event Kevin has been attending the last week, what has changed for Ursula’s productivity, and the “5 Why” method. After that, we’ll catch up with former guest Emily Lange. Finally, at the very end, we’ll discuss the new baby chickens, and the side-effects of a broody hen.
Continue reading “Episode 148 – Five Whys, Emily Lange Redux”
This week we talk about changing how we communicate when it is more typing and less talking face to face, as well as the realization that there is nothing stopping the Wombat co-Host (Ursula Vernon) from taking a stay-cation. We’ll follow that with letters from you, and discuss staying organized after getting organized, dealing with people in the current environment, and more.
Continue reading “Episode 147 – Mercury Deposits, Letters”
Warning: This week’s topics include the sad fate of Topsy the Elephant, ADHD, Anxiety, and a whole lot of talk about chickens.
Hi folks! This week we talk about the things we are doing in our “not work” times to keep ourselves from losing it while Social Distancing/Quarantining here at home. We talk about the people who are discovering new hobbies, like ours, and the ones who are finding out that gardening or keeping chickens is not for them. We wrap up this week by talking to Brooke “Bo” Bolander, about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 146 – Chicken Gardens, Brooke “Bo” Bolander”
Content Warning: This week we will be discussing some end-of-life issues.
Hi folks! This week we will be talking about spreading the load around. In one case, this is quite literally what Ursula did by spreading about 120 pounds of seeds on Dogskull Patch. The other case involves managing a household, and making sure one or two people aren’t doing significantly more than anyone else. After that, we catch up with Raygan Earl, who we haven’t spoken to since the very first year. Hope you like it!
Continue reading “Episode 145 – Spreading Chores, Raygan Earl Redux”
This week we discuss how we are dealing with some rough spots and the impact on our productivity. After all that, we sit down to find out how Artist, Educator, and Grad Student Razz stays productive!
Hi folks! This week we both had good and not-as-good days, and that’s OK. We’ll talk about how we’re keeping up with things, how we’re coping under the circumstances, and have some news on Ursula’s next self-published book. After all that, we’ll be talking to Librarian Sarah Loch about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 143 – Mixed week, Sarah Loch”
CW: Suicide, death, and pandemic.
Hi folks! This week we will be tackling some hard subjects, in particular dealing with losing someone during the pandemic. It’s not an easy discussion. We follow that by reading your letters.
Continue reading “Episode 142 – Coping, Letters”
This week, Kevin is flying solo as Ursula has no spoons at the moment. We talk about the current situation and the need to do less, not more. after that, we catch up with Doctor Megan Kenway (ne Taylor-Rodriguez) about how she stays productive now that she’s no longer a med student, but is now a resident in a hospital.
Continue reading “Episode 141 – Doing Less, Dr. Megan Kenway”
This week, we will discuss some of the challenges we are having as our enforced work-from-home continues. We also discuss an amazing article on Creativity from The Oatmeal, then finish by catching up with Anna James, who we first talked to in Episode 94.
Note : My USB connection to the sound board was failing and so the quality of the first part of the interview is not great. Continue reading “Episode 140 – Challenges, Anna James Redux”