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
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CW: Mentions of pet death
This week we start by reminding you that it’s OK if the current events are causing you to be less productive. Honestly. that is really common right now, so don’t feel bad. Also, since the season is upon us, we review the first of several new planners for 2021. Finally, we read and discuss your letters and comments!
Continue reading “Episode 168 – Effin’ Birds, Letters”
CW: Discussions of weight and weight issues. Use of a term some may find offensive or triggering.
This week we have kittens! We will also discuss some of our stress challenges from the past week, as well as the we made progress on. After that, we’ll talk to Game Designer and Publisher Jason Pitre, and find out about how he stays productive!
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We’ve had to deal with water issues this week, so there is a distinct lack of banter this week. But! We have an amazing catch-up interview with Dana Fraedrick, which should tide you over until we return to normal next week. We hope.
Continue reading “Episode 155 – Water Heater, Dana Fraedrich Redux”
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!
Continue reading “Episode 145 – Spreading Chores, Raygan Earl Redux”
This week, Kevin is flying solo as Ursula has no spoons at the moment. We talk about the current situation and the need to do less, not more. after that, we catch up with Doctor Megan Kenway (ne Taylor-Rodriguez) about how she stays productive now that she’s no longer a med student, but is now a resident in a hospital.
Continue reading “Episode 141 – Doing Less, Dr. Megan Kenway”
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!
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This week, we will discuss the difficulty of working on a new team with the Wombat Co-Host, some review of the stages of team development, and what it’s like to be adjusting your sleep schedule. We wrap it all up with an interview with Data Analyst, Author, and YouTuber Michael Headley!
Continue reading “Episode 114 – Pitches, Michael Headley”
Hi folks! It’s a letter week, and we’ll read and talk about your questions, comments, and feedback! We also talk about how the Wombat Co-Host (Ursula) did with her “sick day” last week, as well as Kevin’s frustrations with apps and lack of interoperability.
Continue reading “Episode 112 – Back in a Rut, Letters”
This week we talk about chickens, working outside, and the prep for San Diego Comic-Con. We wrap it all up with an interview with the multi-talented musician Chris Kolakowski.
Continue reading “Episode 106 – SDCC prep, Chris Kolakowski”