Episode 39- May 17, 2015
The appearance of flowers on the landscape is the sign of a trustworthy Spring. Host Jennifer Ellsworth welcomes the fifth New Moon of the year by exploring its namesake's etymology, from pistil to peduncle. She also shares a skinny-dipping story and reads a short fiction piece from the Back-of-the-House about two dishwashers and a self-induced dare.
"The twins were sweating over the sinks, hands darting like coi in a pond, trying to dismember the dirty dish sculpture rising at the front of their station...."
Moon Astrology: New Flower Moon in Taurus. Paw the earth.
Bisexual flora, Fates at the loom and the bullseye that counts.
Episode 38- May 3, 2015
Moonshine! Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains how hooch came to be named after the moon's glow. She also shares a song by The Rugged and reads a story about springtime love called "Bishop's Maibaum."
"Frau Schmidt had explained to Bishop’s class how young German lovers proclaimed their affections which had been checked under the glare of winter but, come Spring, could no longer be contained...."
Moon Astrology: Full Milk Moon in Scorpio
Moonrakers chasing cheese, Nascar's birth story and visce beatha- water of life.