Hi folks! This week we will talk about what happened when the Wombat Test Subject (AKA Ursula Vernon) forgot her ADD medication this morning, as well as how is has been “re-training” her brain. We then have a chat with the most excellent Emma Marshall about how Emma stays productive.
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CW: There are discussions of abuse, date rape, bullies, spiders, and mental health in this episode. This week, after we check in on ourselves, we will discuss the responses to the distance learning question posed by a listener. After that, we will have a chat with listener Selphie, and see how she stays productive! And yes, there are pictures of Romney the Sheep too!
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Week two of our summer special with Dino Sarma! We continue our discussion from last week, picking up after Kevin has fed the hounds. Chickens, dogs, The DC Animated Universe, cooking, games, books, and a whole lot more are discussed this week!
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Hi folks! I’m taking this week and next “off” from podcast production, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t episodes! This week and next you get to listen to Kevin and Dino talk about planning in the pandemic! Grocery Shopping, Cooking, TV Shows to binge, and more!
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Hi folks! It’s been a heck of a week, but here we are to talk about how we have and haven’t been productive – particularly in the last 24 hours. Ursula (the Wombat Co-Host) has edits, and I am working towards a couple of tight deadlines. After that, we’ll read from your letters!
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Happy 2020! This week we will discuss New Years Resolutions and why we don’t make them, what you can do instead, and maybe, just maybe to hold off on that purchase of a brand-new home exercise thing. Then we’ll talk to former guest Cori Large about how things have changed, are changing, and will change for how she stays productive.
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This week, we wrap up our conversation with Dino on cooking. We talk about some easy prep stuff you can make ahead, tips on using it, and long talk about food security. We even discuss tea in China vs. tea in the US. I hope you’ve been enjoying the series as we wrap up this week. But before that Ursula and I talk about how we’ve been productive this past week.
Content Warning: Poverty, U.S. Politics, Food Security, Corn, Preppers, Tibet Politics, Immigration, Christianity
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This week we have part 2 of our talk with Dino about cooking! We talk salt, hot peppers, how to avoid the fear of screwing up, and the society rules around hospitality. Before that, though, Ursula (the Wombat Co-Host) and I talk about working on-call, making word count, and her current sleep schedule. This is the longest of the three, so get ready for a heck of a ride!
Content Warnings for the interview segment: bodily functions, the local nuclear plant, parasites, sex, poverty, politics, refugees, border politics, severe weather
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Dino’s back to talk about cooking! While the conversation DOES meander, we talk about gear, prep, and timing. We also talk about cooking for children, meal planning, the culture behind family/group meals, and a lot more (that includes recipes). But before that, Ursula and I talk about the past weekend at SDCC, dinner decision fatigue, and give an update on the baby chickens.
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This week, we will talk about the feelings when we have to put a “passion project” on hold, and how to deal with that. We also briefly discuss the reason why the Wombat Co-Host is not here this week before part two of my conversation with Dino Sarma, which has some very real talk about growing up poor, burnout, and privilege. We end it all with two great offers from Dino.
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