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Wangari Maathai

The first episode in our new research theme of African gals! Bonnie starts us off with a nice little tree-planting gal who wanted to create jobs and plant trees but she was cursed by her government and was hit list! Learn about this amazing gal who not only survived her government but was the first […]

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Roller Derby Revival

Many, many years ago, I first saw the new version of roller derby on the late night comedy show, Insomniac with Dave Attell. in Austin.  I was thrilled to find it again on YouTube while writing this post (warning: Language NSFW). While the leagues I’ve watched have never had the same kind of (staged?) brawl […]

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Spirited Away – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate begins Miyazaki Month with Japan’s highest-grossing film of all time, Spirited Away. In this episode Kate talks about: Braving a new adventure Taking part in the world around you Helping others is a way of showing your toughness What’s in a name Cleansing The power of remembering How you can handle it when things […]