An impala walks into a bar.... In this episode, we delve into some surprising ways to understand oft-quoted Wayne Dyer adage "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." It's not just a 'mind game,' it also involves our physical bodies. We talk about how an impala illustrates the wisdom of the body in dealing with acute stress, the role of the subconscious vs. conscious, and more.Read More
Money is one of the top things that couples argue about. In this episode, we share how it's shown up in our relationship, and, how knowing and sharing our money stories has helped! It doesn't have to be all tension-filled and sooo stressful. It can be fun, kid-friendly, colorful fried chicken-like.Read More
It's a lighthearted AND a serious episode, all at the same time. We talk about our Game of Thrones history, and how we're planning to engage with the last season, which starts April 14, 2019 on HBO. It’s snacks, politics, tech, Jon Snow, the nature of soap operas, and more.Read More
In this episode, we share what it's like to attend the Grammy Awards in person...and not be interviewed by Ryan Seacrest ;) Seriously, though, someone is sitting in all those seats, all the way up to the nosebleeds. What's it like? We’ll tell you.Read More
A whole list of gift ideas that don’t add clutter to people’s lives, nor to the planet’s!Read More
In this episode, we talk about the Netflix Original series "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo." Join us for a combination [freak-out] and [philosophy] discussion about a subversive, but truer definition of "materialism,” the huge blind spot of the question "does it spark joy?" and more.Read More
Instead of being a pressure cooker of "must be romantic now," how about if Valentine's Day is a prompt to simply celebrate all love. In this episode, Siena shares why she loves Valentine's Day, we share our plans to mark the holiday, and also some embarrassing Valentine's related memories from years past. We mean waaayyy past.Read More
Listen to this episode if you could use a low-pressure pep talk with our thoughts on why you're Right On Time, and definitely not "behind" on any "New Year's Resolutions."Read More
We took “The 5 Love Languages” test.
In this podcast episode, we talk about how the “love languages” show up in our relationship, and, reflect on why we think they developed in us (nature? nurture?).
Also, The Golden Rule (“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”) might not be what you think...Read More
We geek out on how we did a mini-cleanse, in this self-care episode of the podcast. What we talk about is totally doable, non-epic, and non-extreme. It’s great insight and motivation to take ‘small’ steps, because every step makes a difference!Read More
At the start of a New Year, momentum is on your side! But we've found that it can lead to creating a list of goals and aspirations that, while admirable, is also, Just. Too. Much.
In this episode, we each share our personal Word/Theme for the Year, and what it means to us.
And, we also share the simple year-long 'instructions' we've given to ourselves, to support our relationship. Can't believe we've never done this before in our 18 years of being together so far! Can't wait to share it with you, too :)Read More
What's it like at a cozy, (nearly) all-lesbian gathering in Portland, Oregon on New Year's Eve? We can't speak for all such gatherings, of course, but we tell you about the one we went to in this episode.Read More
Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou! It's Hawaiian for "Happy New Year!"
Although we get a little side-tracked with a pro-Kathy Griffin rant, we also manage to stay on topic long enough to cover our favorite aspects of a fresh New Year:
a new planner
fire crackers (not to be confused with fireworks)
traditional Japanese New Year foods
Casual conversation about Christmas traditions…that somehow takes a turn into…our thoughts about the bad, and then the worst, times of the year to…break-up with someone (?)
Turns out that you never know what you’ll get with the podcast.Read More
In this episode, our conversation is inspired by flipping through the December issue of Oprah Magazine. It includes interesting presents in the "gift guide" (which in turn kicks off observations about the present state of our society & culture), as well as conversation-starter questions: stuff like our "true feelings" about the holidays, favorite childhood memories, people we met who surprised us, and things we were the most grateful for, this past year.Read More
We get all Martha Stewart on you, talking gift wrap, gift tags, tissue paper, and ribbon. Unexpected guests like a stalk of celery, and an iron set on low also make an appearance. We don't have children, but we talk about children, too. It's all over the place (and yet somehow still organized) in this very gay and geeky episode on Gift Wrap. Four sections, plus a bonus.Read More
In this episode, we talk about Space Clearing and how we do it in our house. If you've never heard of it, it's sort of like house cleaning, except it's for energy, not for physical grit and grime. The way we do it, it's quicker and more fun than cleaning house :)Read More