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2-48. Two Curiosities

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I was fortunate enough to spend the weekend traveling with my wife, and saw many wondrous things. But now that I’m home, I find my mind wandering to two distinct events. The first occurred in Galena, Illinois a town named for its historic […]

1. Marshmallows

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIsn’t it curious that marshmallows don’t come from the marsh? Well, they used to. The name “marshmallow” comes from the Marsh Mallow, or Althaea officinalis, a plant in the mallow family, that yes…  grows in marshes. It has a root that produces a mucilaginous […]

0. Daily Curio

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe Daily Curio is now a 60 second daily curiosity, which connects in some unexpected way to the curiosity before it. Eventually, the daily curios will loop around and then we’ll start with a new seed. We start with marshmallows as our first seed […]

Curious Story: The White Pond

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI  was the neighborhood instigator. Inspired by the likes of Tom Sawyer and the Hardy Boys, I wanted to explore and discover and go places people don’t go. On several occasions, I organized groups of the neighborhood kids into some ill thought-out excursions. One […]