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Ep 0156 – Smile! It’s Our 4th Anniversary

Laurie wearing a tiara that spells out the word BRAVE while smiling before her studio mic.
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I express extra bravery in my studio by wearing my BRAVE Tiara – a gift made by BC Suz for my 55th birthday.

Podcast Recap

Celebrate 4 years of sharing together on COD. The power of smiling. In After Thoughts, I ponder gratitude and disappointment. BCs Jo from the U.K. and Josephine send their good wishes and bravery. While wearing my BRAVE tiara, a special 55th birthday gift from BC Suz, I ask the BCs for a special birthday gift for my 59th. Mark shares a quote that enhances his word of the year. Supportive and thoughtful comments from BCs Dave, Dawny, Jo from the U.K., Sue from the U.K. and Josephine. Sue from the U.K shares her quote inspired by her recent bike bravery. Mark and I are on the BC Bravery Sports Report for persisting with our bike training despite setbacks. We relate to Sue’s story and are so proud of Sue.

Laurie and Mark in bike helmets - Mark is in his signature purple Hawaiian shirt

Mark and I before one of our long river rides,


Laurie smiling under the tree at the podcast rock - hatless, wearing a mulit-colored headband and glasses.

Learning to smile on the podcast rock – even when life provides opportunities to work through obstacles.

Mentioned

The Last Show and comments

How to Send Audio – Including Instructions for Recording for the Bravery Song and for Quotes

Day 96 – the Show where I talk about Disappointment not being Devestation

BC Dave’s great comment where he tells lessons he’s learned about Grace and welcomes new BCs

Read our Inspirational Quotes from today – and Find an Available Quote to send

Fionna’s Brave Companion Song

Ways to support the show financially

Credits

Host: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Announcer: Mark Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Jo from the U.K.
After Thoughts Commentator: Josephine
BC Bravery Sports Report Announcer: Mark Weaver
BC Bravery Sports Reporter: Laurie and Mark
Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt Voiced by: Mark
Quote by Bethany Hamilton Voiced by: Sue from the U.K.

Sounds Used in BC Bravery Sports Report

    Sports music
    http://www.freesound.org/people/club%20sound/sounds/107330/

    Fanfare
    http://www.freesound.org/people/jobro/sounds/156516/

    Sports crowd
    http://www.freesound.org/people/kellieskitchen/sounds/209991/

Other Sounds

  • Crowd Cheering
    http://www.freesound.org/people/xtrsounder/sounds/202498/
  • Applause
    http://www.freesound.org/people/bulbastre/sounds/132154/

Circle by Hartley used with permission by agreement with SHUTTERSTOCK MUSIC CANADA ULC

Other Sounds and Music used with permission from AudioBlocks and IBAudio including:

Today’s Custom Background Music

Sue’s Quote – Active Life
Mark’s Quote – The Future is Bright
Laurie’s After Thoughts – Celebration Time
Jo from UK and Josephine – Just Too Happy for Words
Laurie and Mark on the BC Bravery Sports Report – Street Biking

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Ep 0155 – Hope and Acceptance

Mark in tan Hawaiian shirt leans against the wall as he listens.
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Mark expresses his appreciation as he listens to the kind things you said about him last show.

Podcast Recap

I hope to develop more acceptance. After Thoughts and focus words for the year with Josephine and Mark, who also responds to your kind words from last show. How to send your After Thoughts in. Welcome new BCs Martha from the UK and Patty. Comment conversation between Hayley and Josephine about perfectionism and depression. Dawny shares her thoughts. Inspirational quotes read by BCs Dave and Kat from South Jersey. I have fun with music. Hear the Brave Companion Song Fionna wrote for the 100th episode. How to participate in a new version for the show’s 4 year anniversary.

Lacy grove of oaks with bright blue sky showing through the leaves.

I loved the sky peeking out of the leaves down at the park today. It almost looked like the oaks were covered in sky blue flowers!

Laurie in a straw hat looking up

I’m excited to snap the lacy oak photo!

New BCs

Mentioned

The Last Show and comments (and the photo of my hair Josephine liked)

The Robot Aliens!

How to send audio and the directions for sending in audio for the Brave Companion Song

Fionna’s stand alone song and lyrics

Day 100 – the COD one year celebration show where you can hear Fionna’s song and other special treats.

Read our Inspirational Quotes from today – and Find an Available Quote to send

Women, Food, and Desire: Embrace Your Cravings, Make Peace with Food, Reclaim Your Body by Alexandra Jamieson (2015-01-06)

Ways to support the show financially

Credits

Host: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Announcer: Mark Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Josephine
After Thoughts Commentator: Mark
Quote by Roy T. Bennett Voiced by: BC Kat
Quote by Tim Fargo Voiced by: BC Dave

The Brave Companions’ Song: Written and Sung by Fionna Lane
The Brave Companions’ Song participants: Amy from Wisconsin, Cheryl, Dawny, Fionna, Maria from a Spanish speaking country, Patt, Sandy, Stéfanie from Quebec, Sue from the UK, Suz, Mark, and Laurie

Circle by Hartley used with permission by agreement with SHUTTERSTOCK MUSIC CANADA ULC

Other Sounds and Music used with permission from AudioBlocks and IBAudio

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Ep 0154 – Friends Who Care and All We’ve Shared

Tiger the orange tabby cat is fast asleep hugging Laurie's leg
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I express myself this week through the love of Tiger. He loves to sit on my lap every morning and also every time I sit down to edit the show. He is the show’s unofficial editorial supervisor.

Podcast Recap

A story from my past makes me ponder compassion. Mary S. asks me a deep question for After Thoughts. Dawny gives Mark some props and has a great idea for focusing on the new year. BC Dave and his wife, BC Kathleen are on the Bravery Sports Report for ignoring their fears and playing Disc Golf in a tournament. Supportive comments from BC Suz and BC Dave. BC Josephine lands on the Bravery Report for lending her voice to our new feature, Inspirational Quotes. My friend, voice actor Hayley Mix also shares a quote and the powerful story behind it.

Train tracks under the oak trees

I enjoy following the miniature train tracks through the forest in Descanso Gardens on my way to my usual podcast spot.


Laurie smiling in profile with curly long hair free from her ponytail

I let my hair down at Descanso Gardens

Mentioned

The Last Show and comments

Day 120 – the Finale Show where you can hear Dave and the Robot Aliens

The Holiday Show

Daily Adventure Tales – my first podcast

Read our Inspirational Quotes from today – and Find an Available Quote to send

Alen Standish’s Podcast, Inner Effort

Our newest BC, Sarah from NY’s blog, Mindfully Sarah

Ways to support the show financially

Credits

Host: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Announcer: Mark Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Laurie Weaver
After Thoughts Commentator: Dawny
After Thoughts Commentator: Mary S.
BC Bravery Sports Report Announcer: Mark Weaver
BC Bravery Sports Reporter: BC Dave G.
Quote by Harper Lee Voiced by: BC Josephine
Quote by Rocky Balboa Voiced by: Hayley Mix

Sounds Used in BC Bravery Sports Report

    Sports music
    http://www.freesound.org/people/club%20sound/sounds/107330/

    Fanfare
    http://www.freesound.org/people/jobro/sounds/156516/

    Sports crowd
    http://www.freesound.org/people/kellieskitchen/sounds/209991/

Other Sounds

  • Crowd Cheering
    http://www.freesound.org/people/xtrsounder/sounds/202498/
  • Applause
    http://www.freesound.org/people/bulbastre/sounds/132154/

Circle by Hartley used with permission by agreement with SHUTTERSTOCK MUSIC CANADA ULC

Other Sounds and Music used with permission from AudioBlocks and IBAudio

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Ep 0151 – Shine Brightly

Laurie with wavy brown hair down to her shoulders sitting under a tree
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Here my hair’s pretty natural – if you don’t count the dye job!

Podcast Recap

I’m back down to the podcast rock as it’s confirmed, I have a pretty crumby case of Plantar Fasciitis which means no hiking for now. But today’s show will be all about finding the bright side. I let go of success and embrace experience. We greet our newest BC, Patty O., who posted on Daily Adventure Tales. Thanks Amazon shoppers and BC Mary S. for the virtual coffee. I read a blog post inspired by Dawny’s comment then I’ll BRAVELY share the tough love BC Dave gave me after. Comments by Josephine and BC Jo from the UK. Get your holiday greetings in by midnight of Dec. 18, 2017 to be included in this year’s holiday show.
blue skies peek through branches

The view from the podcast rock in the dead of winter.

New BCs

Mentioned

Last show

My blog post about the new truck, my hair and feeling unsure about writing a book.

BC Dave’s tough love comments

How to send audio – Send in your holiday greetings by midnight, PST Dec. 18, 2017 to be part of our traditional holiday fun!

Daily Adventure Tales Recommended Episodes

Our Holiday Show

The Farmers Market (Cheryl’s Favorite)

All about beer (Mark’s 2nd favorite)

Pirate Mark (Mark’s Favorite)

Feeding the Ostrich (My Favorite)

Ways to support the show financially

Credits

Host: Laurie Weaver

Main Theme: I’m Letting Go by Josh Woodward from The Simple Life Part 1 Used by permission of Josh Woodward under a Creative Commons License

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Ep 0150 – The Bravery of Dave and a New Magic Word

Laurie in black headscarf smiling on the mountain
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I’m proud of myself for hiking even though I would prefer to have had a cooler day for it!

Podcast Recap

Learn the power of a new magic word Mark and I have been using lately. We welcome our newest BC Jeanette M and give a special shout-out to the ladies of Jenn Hand’s ‘The Normal Eaters Club’. BC Dave wins the BIG HEART award for encouragement and ultimate bravery as he shares his personal ghost story from day 148. BC Jo shares encouragement. Dawny updates us about her house and life. Our old friend, Sue from the U.K. shares fantastic news as well as some challenges with her grief. BC Josephine adds her thoughts about how BCs are alike. Send your holiday cheer and creativity if you’d like to be part of our traditional show.

Old Green Ford Ranger

Our old workhorse. This truck has seen us through so many adventures, it is really tough to let it go.


Silver Honda Ridgeline

Mark’s new baby! It’s a great truck, just need some time to bond with it I guess. Sometimes even good change is hard to process.

New BCs

Mentioned

Last show

BC Dave’s astonishingly brave story on Day 148

Sue from the UK’s comments on Day 146

About Jenn Hand

How to send audio – Send in your holiday greetings to be part of our traditional holiday fun!

Ways to support the show financially

Credits

Host: Laurie Weaver

Main Theme: I’m Letting Go by Josh Woodward from The Simple Life Part 1 Used by permission of Josh Woodward under a Creative Commons License

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