We’re getting ready to move. And by getting ready to move, I mean methodically checking off an ever-expanding, color coded excel spreadsheet of prioritized tasks, lovingly hand-crafted by my brilliant engineer husband in the time honored tradition of our nerd-forefathers from days gone by. It sounds so simple, so straight forward. Make the list. Do […]Read More Bla Bla Bla Battles… and the Knockout Punch for the Weakling
Chances are, if you’re here (and you are here, right?) there’s something that’s drawn you to our little Oasis for the Offbeat. Perhaps you even identify as, or at least resonate with this whole Misfit Persona. But the real question is… do you consider yourself a Bohemian? And if so, what kind of Bohemian are […]Read More PODCAST- Hanging out WITH Allen Arnold, just like a Bohemian
It’s just your basic, every day “Boy Meets Girl, Girl waits for Boy while he’s imprisoned for plotting against Hitler” kind of love story. And… it’s all true. I loved this conversation with Amanda Barratt. She knows of what, and of whom she speaks. A real, bonafide researcher. In fact, I do believe Research is […]Read More PODCAST: Amanda Barratt, and an untold tale of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s lost love…
Don’t you just love trite talk?Pithy prose?Clever catchphrases? Seriously. Who doesn’t? Oh, you?Then you’ve come to the right place. Today on the Isle, Nate Pyle, who also hangs out in places like Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, Daily Beast (and yes, I am venue dropping), actually hangs out with us Misfits for a great discussion […]Read More PODCAST- Nate Pyle: God won’t give you more than you can handle. Really? Ummm…
Do you ever feel like you’re asking too much? You might, rabbit, you might. (Shameless Bugs Bunny reference, for those of you playing at home) Or… maybe not. Maybe the problem is, you’re not asking for enough. Maybe, just maybe you’ve set your sights too small.I’m just sayin.Maybe there’s more. Exceedingly more for you.How can […]Read More PODCAST- Living with purpose. On purpose. With Anita Agers-Brooks.
Tina Donovan is no fuchsia cow. You heard me right. But don’t take my word for it. Listen for yourself. She’ll tell you. That, and so much more, my Misfit Friends. So. Much. More. https://soundcloud.com/user-410484965/tina-donovanRead More PODCAST- Tina Donovan and her Fantastical Fuchsia Cow Transformations
She’s back on the Isle… and not just because I strong-armed her, being the big sister and all (which I am not above doing)… but the girl’s got a brand new book out. And it’s GOOD, ya’ll (I can say y’all cause it takes place in the south. I am not misappropriating culture here). And […]Read More PODCAST-Sons and Daughters and Men and Women and Stuff… with Kathleen L. Maher: writing machine!
That’s all. For now. 😊Read More Just a Reminder…
I am at a retreat as I write these words. Specifically, sitting on a sturdy porch rocker, on a hand hewn-looking log porch, overlooking rows of Aspen and evergreen in the foreground, and a surreal panorama of the Rocky Mountains in the distance, all snow capped and shrouded in yet more layers and layers of […]Read More Beauty and Truth in the Grey Matters
^They say life on the farm is kinda laid back… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHhsmpOzttY Not that this has anything to do with the interview. But hey, John Denver. How can you go wrong? Ok, where were we? Oh yeah. podcast. Meet Justin & Sherrill. He’s the Spiritual Formation Pastor at Eastern Hills Church in Buffalo, NY and she’s […]Read More PODCAST- Justin Jones, Sherrill Auker & a little thing they like to call “Seed Life”