FYI – the noise in the interview is Sergi rubbing on my microphone. He wanted to be held for a large portion of the interview and LOVED the mic.
Ho Boy, what a week! First up, the world is a lot right now, and it’s OK to not be OK, and it’s OK to take a break, and Ursula and I will discuss that. We also have our individual productivity updates, and some discussion of the new book launch. Finally, we have an incredible catch-up with Michelle Wexelblat and how things have changed for her since we talked last!
Continue reading “Episode 249 – It’s OK to not be OK, Michelle Wexelblat Redeux Redeux”
Hi folks! We are back from WorldCon 2021, and we will talk about Ursula’s new awards, her slime mold speech, and getting back to normal after the con. We follow that with an amazing interview with Vera Alcorn, AND and find out how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 231 – Something, Vera Alcorn”
We are off to WorldCon in Washington DC! Before that, though, we’ll talk about how our week went, how to terrify a customer service representative, and the tedious process of “bin packing”. After all that, we have an update with our good friend Selphi Trabia, and find out what has changed in her world, and why Kevin has the worst chair envy EVER. And there is a picture of Achilles in a suit below the show notes.
Continue reading “Episode 230 – Flooring, Selphi Redux”
This week we talk about how we managed to stay productive this week. We also talk about Kevin’s first concert since January 2020 (band links are in the show notes), how venues are handling things, and the miracle of mRNA vaccines. After all that, we have an amazing talk with Anju Kanumalla about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 215 – Rock out, Anju Kanumalla”
CW: ADHD, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Privilege and Neglect
Hi folks! This week we will talk about the trials of being on-call and the joy of comp time. We also revisit the Author’s Lament with Ursula, with a new and exciting twist. After that, we’ll talk to Alexis Lourenco about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 210 – White Chocolate Baguette, Alexis Lourenco”
This week the Wombat Co-Host (Ursula Vernon) and I will talk about how life is kind of boring right now, in a good way! Spring is here, there are plants to plant, chickens to prepare for, and words to be written. It sounds SO MUCH more exciting than it is. After that, we have an amazing talk with Heidi Waterhouse about how she stays productive!
CW: Firearms, Hunting, Dissection
Continue reading “Episode 188 – Boring in a Good Way, Heidi Waterhouse”
This week my Wombat Co-host and I will discuss our productivity rates, and what happens when we compare ourselves to others. We also update you on … Finally, we talk to this week’s guest, the Open Source Superstar ond one of my favorite speakers at conferences, V. M. Brasseur!
Continue reading “Episode 124 – Comparisons, V.M. Brasseur”
This week we will be taking the time to discuss Kevin’s Travel Planner and a lot of the prep work we are doing before we leave for China. We also check in with the state of the Wombat Co-Host, and explain why we are currently between roosters. After all that, we have a chat with Rachel Anson and how she stays productive! Continue reading “Episode 90 – Rooster Trade, Rachel Anson”
This week, well talk about the frustration in trying to find remote jobs, and what Kevin’s job market looks like. We’ll also talk about Ursula’s hitting of a milestone, a little conflict resolution, and then wrap it all up with an interview with Meera Stapleton. Enjoy!
Continue reading “Episode 83 – Remote Work, Meera Stapleton”
We spend a lot of time this week talking about talking – or rather, talking about speaking in public – since WorldCon is just around the corner and the Wombat Test Subject (author Ursula Vernon) has to prep not one, but two speeches she probably won’t have to give. We follow that up with Kevin’s initial foray into Bullet Journalling, and wrap it all up with your letters and comments!
Continue reading “Episode 58 – Joining the Cult, Letters”