January 25, 2015- Episode 30
It's all in the timing when it comes to Moontime. Host Jennifer Ellsworth discusses the significance of whether a woman cycles with the the New Moon or the Full Moon. She also reads a short story about a man reentering the Waldo County dating scene: Nolan's Speed Date.
"We didn't break up, she just stopped spending the night, saying her plants were suffering. Then she stopped calling or texting, saying she needed longer unplugged periods before bed...."
Moon Astrology: First Quarter Moon in Taurus tomorrow. Paw the Earth.
Red Moon Cycle, White Moon Cycle and where all that energy goes.
January 18, 2015- Episode 29
Tuesday brings the first new moon of 2015- the Hunger Moon. Host Jennifer Ellsworth explains how surviving this moon helped shape generations of Mainers. She also reads a short story about a man in the doghouse called A Dream of Jeanie.
"I'm not the quickest carpenter, especially when it comes to our own place. There's no shame in this. Every tradesman knows his place comes last..."
Moon Astrology: Nearly New in Capricorn. Put in a hard day's work.
Mixed Husbandry, cooperating farm neighborhoods and Eighteen-Hundred-and-Froze-to-Death.
January 11, 2015- Episode 28
We all know the moon causes tides. Today, host Jennifer Ellsworth explains the science behind this dependable and elegant water movement. She also reads a flash fiction story called Rhoda's Towels.
"My old towels could sand off a bunion. Rhoda's were still soft as kitten bellies when they came to me in an old Reny's bag...."
Moon Astrology: Waning toward 3rd Quarter in Libra. Weigh your relationships.
Gravity, inertia and one really big wave, Baby.
January 4, 2015- Episode 27
To make New Year's Resolutions or to not make New Year's Resolutions- that is the question. Host Jennifer Ellsworth philosophizes about what the moon can teach us about self-improvement and reads a poem called Family Portrait.
"In the portrait before the portrait
we were a chorus of impatience..."
Moon Astrology: Full Moon in Cancer. Tend to the homefront.
New Year's superstitions, a fortune cookie message and lessons from celestial cycles.