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Monday, November 30, 2020

Ericast 318 - A Kind Word

An Ericast listener wrote, "Awesome episode this morning. Wow!" And I'm going to turn that comment into an entire new episoide. Wondering how? Here's your show.

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Highlights: Squeezing this episode out so it's dated in November. Still doing "weekly episodes about once a month". Still talking about the back flareup.  Losing track of what letter studio I'm in  - this might be "Studio E" for Eric's Space.  "Honest critical feedback." Old joke - "If Vivaldi were alive today he'd be turning over in his grave!" Throwaway line that was criticized later because of the "or something like that" tacked on.  (I have plenty of malapropisms but that wasn't one, and so what if it was?)

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Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Ericast 317 - One Year Ago

I didn't mean to predict things a year ago. I really didn't. Here's your show.


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What was I thinking about pandemics and travel?

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Ericast 316 - The Quarterly Update

I talked to a longtime Ericast listener a couple weeks ago and he said he was waiting for "the quarterly Ericast." Ha, ha, very funny! I know it's been awhile, but it hasn't been... oh. Want the quick update on my life?  Here's your show.

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Among other things, this is the premiere of Studio D! I might sound louder or more enthusiastic than normal because Studio D is a shed.

  • Pandemic (it continues)
  • Sciatic flare-up for no good reason
  • Life as faculty
  • Candela animating the last podcast episode


And I wasn't kidding about robins in the yard:

 

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Sunday, August 02, 2020

Ericast 315 - What about 2020?

You know, the Ericast has a long history of disappearing for awhile, usually in the summertime, usually because I'm busy with fun stuff. But when historians look back at this gap in the schedule they're going to say, "Ohhhhhh..."  Want a quick check-in? Here's your show.

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Nobody here is covid-affected, and if you want to know about that part of the world, read any other messaging about it, even the stuff that contradicts the other stuff.

I'm annoyed with myself that I didn't record a profound thought from a dream last night, not because it was probably that profound but because I'd like to look back at what I thought was profound. Or, maybe it was.  Who knows?  Oh, well.

The Electrified Mind podcast disappeared.  A "Daily Empowerment Podcast" that was weekly, and now there's no sign of it.  It was a fun podcast and they always closed with the same song, which turns out was a royalty free one... and it seems appropriate to cap this return with what I used to do in the early years of the podcast.  I'll put it after the close in case you don't want a musical interlude... but I think it's worth a listen in this age.

Help You Out (ft. Jonathon Robins) by Leonell Cassio
https://soundcloud.com/leonellcassio
Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported — CC BY-SA 3.0
Free Download / Stream: http://bit.ly/2JiBzMv
Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/hDCwRot8NWs.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Ericast 314 - I Can't Speak

I've not lost my voice and this is an actual episode, but it's a bit of a throwback while locked in our pandemic-sheltered world. Wondering about where this voice came from? Here's your show.

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This is normally where I'd put a summary... but you just have to listen to this one for yourself. It's only 10 minutes; you'll do fine.

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