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Podcast – Laura Carney – My Father’s List

In 2016, Laura Carney discovered her late father’s bucket list. In this episode, Laura discusses how she completed his list, lived out her father’s dreams, and learned a little about herself in the process.

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Podcast – Tanya Singer – Knitting Enthusiast

In this episode, I welcome knitting expert Tanya Singer. Tanya writes about and teaches knitting, and offers loads of recommendations for beginners (like me) on where to turn for help and inspiration.

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Podcast – Key Exercises as We Age

A fitness and nutrition guru, Adam Lee is the owner of 28 Tenn Fitness, a workout gym in Hendersonville, TN. Adam trains and guides a multitude of people who want to lose weight, get stronger, eat better, or simply stay in shape. In this episode, Adam discusses the key exercises we should all perform regularly as we age—the crucial exercises that will help us continue to do all the things we love, as we get older.

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Podcast – Lucas Eilers Design

Lucas Eilers Design is a highly sought-after residential design firm in Houston, TX. Sandy Lucas and Sarah Eilers are the design dynamos who head up the 12-person team. Sandy and Sarah work on upscale projects nationwide, have won numerous accolades, and are frequently featured in national publications. In this episode, the two women discuss lovely and current residential design trends.

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Podcast – Carville Leprosarium

The Second Life of Mirielle West, a historical fiction novel, revolves around the Carville Leprosarium. From 1894-2005, law required all leprosy patients in the United States to be quarantined in this rural Louisiana hospital community. I loved the book and its fascinating history. And so, I reached out to Amanda Skenandore, the author and an infection prevention nurse, to learn more.

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Podcast – Dr. Maureen Seitz – Bone Density

In this episode, Dr. Maureen Seitz discusses ways to minimize bone density loss and preserve bone mass. She defines osteopenia and osteoporosis, the difference between the two, and the test to determine the health of our bones. We discuss diet, exercise, vitamins, and lifestyle choices to ensure healthy bones as we get older.

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Podcast – MaMere’s Guest House

In this episode, Emily McNulty and I chat about her dream job as the innkeeper of MaMere’s Guest house, a charming bed and breakfast in Monmouth, Oregon. We discuss the house’s history, how she stepped into this career, activities to do in the Willamette Valley, her love of baking, and Emily’s new thing.

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Podcast – Erika Owen – Travel to Iceland

Someday, I’d love to travel to Iceland. In this episode, I chat with Erika Owen. The Brooklyn-based travel and design writer is an expert on all things Iceland. We discuss the best time of the year to visit Iceland, flaneuring, and must-see sights. Erika talks about puffins, cloudberries, silver foxes, lava tunnels, and the Icelandic dish she won’t eat again. I think you’ll hear some helpful suggestions, plus Erika’s one new thing.

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Podcast – Barb Heilman – UnbuckleMe

In this episode, grandmother and former occupational hand therapist Barb Heilman and I discuss how she invented UnbuckleMe, the handy little gadget that opens those pesky car seats effortlessly. We talk about her and her daughter’s successful Shark Tank appearance, the brand new Totebook car seat activity product, how it feels to enter the business world after 60, and her one new thing.

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Podcast – Brooke Jones – Random Acts of Kindness

In this episode, Brooke Jones and I discuss her role at The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and the resources her organization provides to communities, workplaces, families, and children. We also talk about the science behind kindness and how it affects the human brain, whether we give, receive, or witness kind gestures. She provides examples of how we can, in our everyday lives, lift each other up—and, as a result, feel better ourselves.

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Podcast – Marci Houff – Ovarian Cancer Survivor

In this interview, ovarian cancer survivor Marci Houff and I discuss her surprising ovarian cancer diagnosis at a young age, the facts surrounding this sneaky and deadly disease, the steps she took to battle this cancer, the disease’s symptoms, and the non-profit she founded to spread information and awareness.

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How to Listen to a Podcast

Recently, I began to sheepishly tell friends about the project I’d been working on for the last several months. To supplement my blog, a podcast (also Who I Met Today) launches on January 13. As I spread the word, I received a mixed bag of comments. Outstanding! Congratulations! I don’t listen to podcasts. And over and over again I heard‚ from women—I don’t know how to listen to a podcast.

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Podcast – Cindy Burnett – Book Recommendations

In this episode, Cindy Burnett and I discuss her bookish podcast, Thoughts From a Page, five outstanding first-quarter book recommendations, other novels we’ve enjoyed, and much more.

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