Episode 242 – State Songs, Sweet Potatoes and Pink Unicorn Slime

Phoebe talks to Dad about getting stuck at a railroad crossing, the UTA jingle, Utah’s state song, the Texas state song, the Texas state pledge, weird food TikTok videos, trending recipes, mini waffle makers, Phoebe’s in-home care job, sweet potato popsicles, intense cello teachers.  In the News, we talk about the prevalence and speed of tyrannosaurus rex, a man who… Read more →

Episode 241 – Henry’s Demo, Octopus Dreams and Fruity Pebbles Crisps

Henry talks to Dad about Henry and Will’s band, recording a demo of the song Henry wrote, dad’s strange obsession with electric guitars, today’s nature walk, Henry’s choir concerts, Maisy’s new TikTok videos, the best-selling musical artists of all time, and the Beatles.  In the News, we talk about a mysterious creature in Poland, a shortage of garden gnomes, and octopus dreams. … Read more →

Episode 240 – Second Round Vaccinations, Brain Glue, and Flamin’ Hot Cheeto’s Mac and Cheese

Elizabeth and Allison (Mom) talk to Dad about Elizabeth’s second vaccine, substitute teaching, getting shots, how injections work, magic eye illusions, pandemic fatigue, and fear of shots.  In the News we discuss Coinstar cashing in for the guy who got his final pay in 90,000 oily pennies, a woman who cut off her world-record-long 24-foot-long fingernails, a man who robbed… Read more →

Episode 235 – The Great Texas Freeze of 2021, Nanochameleons, and Vladimir the Talking Ape

Will and Allison talk to Dad about the extreme cold that Texas had this week, getting snow, rolling blackouts, extreme cold, playing games by candlelight, missing school, grocery shopping during the disaster, and Will and Henry’s practices for their band.  In the News, we talk about an 18,000-year-old musical instrument, bright blue and green dogs in Russia, the discovery of… Read more →