Episode 67—July 19, 2016
There's a storm brewing. Today host Jennifer Ellsworth explains the science behind July's frequent thunder showers. She also explores how the appeal of lightning extends beyond the single strike into our lives. She tells a true story about a fast-driving friend, and a short story about a dangerous ride taken anyway. It's called "Velocity:"
..."Quickly Pete learned to say he didn’t remember anything. Not the impact. Not standing around after with bleeding ears shouting at Jonah Reynolds, the unfortunate first on the scene, that he hadn’t meant to..."
Moon Astrology: Full Thunder Moon in Capricorn: Slow and steady wins the race.
When particles collide, north of Orono, and a game of Chicken.
Episode 66—July 4, 2016
Want to learn America's fortune? Today host Jennifer Ellsworth examines the star chart for the United States—or tries to. She also tells about the last time she rode in the Brooks Fourth of July parade, intent on changing the world, and reads a poem about being stranded then saved. It's called "Ode to My Junky Car."
After I’ve cursed my blue streak
and safely found the shoulder
it’s easy to diagnose: Dead.
Moon Astrology: New Thunder Moon in Cancer: Families gather together and roar.
Ebenezer Sibley, tossed salad, and a friendly F-150.