If you are in the U.S. and didn’t get anything done this week on Wednesday, then you are forgiven. Neither did we. We’re going to talk about expectations of ourselves and our stress levels, being kind to yourself, and understanding why you might not feel the reduction in stress you think you might. After that, we have a really fun talk with Terry Gant, owner of 3rd Coast Comics in Chicago.
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This week we ended up doing a “year in review” for ourselves. We also talk about new planners for 2021, hitting at least one life goal, and some of the things I’m planning for 2021 on the show. After that we talk to the most amazing Shauna Forrister about how she stays productive!
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This week we talk about doing the dishes, and how it is helping Kevin relax. We also talk about Ursula’s latest side project, comic tools, and why she isn’t drawing (as much). After that, we will talk to Emily Edwards, host of the Fuckbois of Literature podcast, about how she stays productive!
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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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This week we’ll talk about all the things we did this past weekend, including building a new coop and replacing a bed. We also talk about harvesting potatoes briefly, before taking the time to catch up with Claire A Miller!
Continue reading “Episode 157 – Busy Weekend, Claire A. Miller Redux”
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.
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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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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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Content Warning: End of Live Care, Aging, Medical Issues, Mortality, and Trauma
This week, we will talk about Ursula’s pending appointment, our own productivity challenges, and some of our own concerns about care for our parents. We follow that by talking to Heather Lowe, and find out how she stays productive in the face of these challenges.
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This week we talk about the wrapping up of Kevin’s most recent article series, the new small hen, Ursula’s next book release, and how we were and were not productive this past week. And then we have Jadzia Axelrod on to talk about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 132 – New Book, Jadzia Axelrod”