Episode 45- August 29, 2015
Tonight's Supermoon- the Full Moon at Perigee- brings Earth and her satellite as close as they will be all year. Host Jennifer Ellsworth celebrates this celestial reunion by imagining the first Supermoon. She also tells a true story about a letter received at a funeral that unites her past and present, and reads a fictional story about a woman who finds enlightenment opposite an egret. "Bird Buddah" begins like this:
"...The thunderstorm had brought hail. Nickle and dime size nuggets that would shear the shoulder off a perfectly ripe tomato, or just nestle into its flesh, and melt, and start rot. This was where Karen’s mind had gone under the dark clouds..."
Moon Astrology: Full Corn Moon in Pisces: imagine.
4.5 billion-year-old blood brothers, decade-and-a-half-old phone tree and a table set for two.
Episode 44- August 14, 2015
Today's New Moon welcomes a humble vegetable with great significance. Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses corn's metaphorical and historical value to Maine. She also tells a true story about a bad boss in a blueberry field and reads a fictional tale about two men debating holy matrimony called "Back on the Chain Gang:"
"....'He's the only one that accepted my dinner invitation so I'm voting for him.'
Charles loved his mother, but this logic made his brain rot.
'Mom, it was a dream,' Charles said, lowering the driver's side visor to impede the glare blaring in over Belfast...."
Moon Astrology: New Corn Moon in Leo: Roar.
Slavery ain't for sissies, a $10 million industry, and the best motorcycle ride ever.