Episode 146 – Chicken Gardens, Brooke “Bo” Bolander


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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!

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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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