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Ep. 64 The Superabundance Found in Collaboration. A Literary Talk with Susan McCaslin and J.S. Porter

Today we have a super relevant discussion with authors Susan McCaslin and J.S. Porter about their book Superabundantly Alive… But not before I share a little something from Donovan Woods – we’ve had him as a guest on this show before – and if you like this you can hear more on Episode no. 44. It’s Life/Music/Talk All Grown Up… and it’s been a while. So come on in.
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Ep. 62 In Public and Private Spaces – A Contrast in ‘How’ We Share Grief.

Burt Reynolds passed away today – on the very date of this recording, preceded of course by the legendary Queen of Soul and renowned U.S. Senator, John McCain. This week we explore the stark contrast of how grief unfolds in the public sphere by very public people in comparison to how personal grief unfolds in the same kind of public sphere (if we count social media as being the equivalent).
Ep. 53. The Nancy Duffy Show. One Mother's Plea for Change; No More Death by a Thousand Cuts.
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Ep. 53 One Mother’s Plea for Change: No More “Death by a Thousand Cuts”

This week we speak with psychotherapist, Carol Cowan-Levine, about the fragmentation of services within the health care system, specifically regarding mental health. We’ll explore her tragic story about her daughter who lost her life to suicide and her disenfranchisement with the system that was supposed to help her.
Ep. 51 From Legalization to Containment, Fentanyl steers the New War on Drugs
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Ep. 51 From Legalization to Containment, Fentanyl steers the New War on Drugs

In 1971 the media popularized the term “war on drugs” after President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as public enemy number 1. With over fifty billion being spent on anti-drug initiatives, and with illicit drug use on the rise, clearly, it hasn’t worked. Constable Andy Drouillard joins me to talk about the fentanyl crisis and what’s happening in Windsor, Ontario.