Episode 165 – Lego Zen, Annie Bellet


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Hi folks! This week we talk about Kevin’s lack of self-care and his new hobby. We also talk about Ursula’s week off that isn’t, and a brief story about something amazing that happened as part of the fires in the western U.S. After that, Kevin has a long chat with author Annie Bellet, to find out how she stays productive.

Correction: I mis-attributed Gathering of Dragons to Annie. The author of that series is Milla Vane.

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Episode 159 – Back-to-School Sales, Patricia Pinto


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this week, we will talk about the productivity impact the new kittens have had, and then take a bit of a trip down memory lane as Kevin talks about why this is one of his favorite times of the year. After that, we will catch up with Patricia Pinto, and find out how her productivity has changed since the last time we talked.

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Episode 149 – Yurt Raising, Rick Heinz


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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!

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Episode 145 – Spreading Chores, Raygan Earl Redux


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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!

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Episode 131 – Good Copy Editors, JR Blackwell

Hi folks! This week we will talk about the continuation of Kevin’s series on OpenSource.com as well as what makes a good and a bad copy editor. In the background, you may even hear the Shepherd as she looks over the version of the manuscript the copy editor sent Ursula. Finally, we’re going to have a talk with J. R. Blackwell, and how she stays productive.

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