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Apr 30, 2018

00:31 Conference Recap: Catherine reported on the Untitled Town Book and Author Festival she attended. Also mentioned: Katherine Reynolds Lewis and her recent Speed Round interview.

6:53 When the Power Is Out: How does your family manage during power outages? Do you happily play board games by candlelight, or sit in...


Apr 27, 2018

In praise of Catherine's hearty peonies, Nicole's too-fast-fading tulips, and any flower that's not making Terri sneeze.


Apr 26, 2018

Spam phone calls are bad enough, but what about when salespeople come to your door—do you open it or hide until they go away? Or what if it's a kid selling cookies? Or a neighbor with a dead goose? We assess our degree of welcoming on today's Speed Round.


Apr 25, 2018

Catherine's plans to attend a local writer's conference, and that inspired Terri to share her formative experience with the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference in the mid-’80s and Nicole to recall a particularly great teacher's conference full of math...


Apr 24, 2018

Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed episode:

00:36 One Day at a Time: Things get pretty dark for our heroine in "Hello, Penelope," but she has an unlikely savior—and makes a pretty great discovery in "Storage Wars." 

8:30 Trophy WifeEpisodes 4 and 5 bring both sweetness and silliness as Kate settles...