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Ep 0016 – Christmas, It’s a Small Christian World, Don’t Twerk on Twitter, and other Holiday Adventures

Boddy House at Christmas
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Christmas is a diverse time of celebration.
We learn from our fake son, Steve why for him, It’s a Small, Small Christian World, We travel to Knott’s Berry Farm to sample the world famous chicken dinner. Mark shares his version of the Hanukkah story. We have fun withTwitter, Alan Bernhoft’s beautiful beatlesque song, Imagine Christmas, and Jonathan Mann’s imaginative Nice King Hanukkah Song, based on Adventure Time.

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Ep 0016 – Christmas, It’s a Small Christian World, Don’t Twerk on Twitter, and other Holiday Adventures

Ep 0007 – Halloween Stories 2013

Kids at Halloween
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Our spook-a-licious Halloween extravaganza! Mark performs a spooky reading of his original campfire story, “Don’t Let the Fire Go Out”. I meet up with Halloween fans at Descanso Gardens and get their stories. Hear about a fantastic Haunted House called Nightmare in Whiting Woods. I honor the memory of my drama school friend, Terry DuBay by performing poem, Ah, Are You Digging My Grave? by Thomas Hardy. Dance club song of the week, Horror Show by Stompin’ Riffraffs

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Ep 0007 – Halloween Stories 2013

Stop and smell the lilacs

lilacs in bloom
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Adventure Question: What kinds of things do you do to get out of a blue mood? Whatever your answer, next time have a mini-adventure and come back to tell the tale. One morning after days and days of blue funk, I was totally tempted to sit on my rear instead of going to aquafit class. […]

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Stop and smell the lilacs

What’s it like to be in the water?

fish gliding through rippling water
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Adventure Question: What types of things truly make you feel alive and exactly who you are? Whatever your answer, try to have a mini-adventure doing some of that and come back to tell the tale. Fish out of water vs. fish in the water? Which sounds more exciting and which more affirming? I’ve always been […]

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Hail No!

two old wooden chairs on a rustic deck
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Adventure Question: What kinds of things have given you comfort after a storm? Whatever your answer, have a mini-adventure to do or find some of those things and come back to tell the tale. A few days ago my usual ramble through Descanso Gardens where I explore and find different writing nooks was spectacularly different. […]

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Technology is wonderful…

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Adventure Challenge: What happens when you unplug from technology for an hour or two? Whatever your answer, try have a mini-adventure to find out and come back to tell the tale. The other day I found a wonderful quiet writing spot awash with charm, the humming of bees, the trickling of brooks, the complete package, […]

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Technology is wonderful…