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A podcast providing information, ideas, and wisdom an ounce at a time to individuals building robust personal foundations for living more confident and joyful lives. Disasters happen to all of us. No one will get through this life without facing a crisis or emergency. Whether it is a large scale event or a personal crisis, emergencies and disasters are experienced by an individual. An ounce explores concepts of being prepared and being resilient in a fun a light-hearted way. Subjects covered range from cultivating positive attitudes to how to prepare an emergency supplies kit.

A podcast providing information, ideas, and wisdom an ounce at a time to individuals building robust personal foundations for living more confident and joyful lives. Disasters happen to all of us. No one will get through this life without facing a crisis or emergency. Whether it is a large scale event or a personal crisis, emergencies and disasters are experienced by an individual. An ounce explores concepts of being prepared and being resilient in a fun a light-hearted way. Subjects covered range from cultivating positive attitudes to how to prepare an emergency supplies kit.
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United States

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A podcast providing information, ideas, and wisdom an ounce at a time to individuals building robust personal foundations for living more confident and joyful lives. Disasters happen to all of us. No one will get through this life without facing a crisis or emergency. Whether it is a large scale event or a personal crisis, emergencies and disasters are experienced by an individual. An ounce explores concepts of being prepared and being resilient in a fun a light-hearted way. Subjects covered range from cultivating positive attitudes to how to prepare an emergency supplies kit.

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English

Contact:

4352295482


Episodes

S01 E08 The Great Pork Chop Fire of 1983

12/6/2019
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This cautionary tale is told with my wife’s permission. Back in 1983, when we first got together, she was going to surprise me with our first really nice meal ... oven-baked pork chops and the trimmings – yum! Things didn't go so well - but we laugh about it now.

Duration:00:08:39

S01 E07 The Carpet Beetle

11/22/2019
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Sometimes you’ll be the beetle struggling with life – and sometimes you can be the bird who provides hope, kindness, and a new perspective. When facing disasters and challenges in our lives it is important to remember that light will follow the darkness. It is the eternal nature of things, the sun always rises. One of the great lies that we are often tempted to believe when we are in crisis is that the crisis, with its darkness, will never end. But, the darkness always flees – all we have...

Duration:00:09:21

S01 E06 Good Shoes

11/15/2019
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My sweet wife has always loved shoes. For whatever reason shoes make her very happy. Being the guy I am I have never really understood it. I can appreciate of good pair of boots, a nice looking pair of dress shoes, or a comfortable and durable pair of athletic shoes. For her, it goes to another level. Maybe it’s a genetic thing. Who knows? Why does this matter? I guess sit doesn’t really. Except for the subject of a radio talk show interview, I listened to several months ago.

Duration:00:05:58

S01 E101 Bonus Episode - Knives

11/13/2019
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This is a bonus episode. It differs from our other episodes in that we step outside the weekly schedule, and the regular format of the podcast, and drill down on things like interviews with experts and product reviews This bonus episode is all about blades. So whether you need a great set of kitchen knives, a good tool for camping and hunting, or you’re a prepper and looking for a great survival knife, we’ll get some information in this episode that will help you recognize how to make the...

Duration:00:14:39

S01 E05 Emergency Kit For Your Vehicle

11/11/2019
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The older generation can be very precious to us because of the wisdom they can provide if we are willing to listen. Today, we’ll learn lessons from a couple of sweet ladies in their 80's. Unfortunately, it’s a lesson they would probably be happy to have not learned for themselves about having an emergency kit placed in your vehicle.

Duration:00:09:34

S01 E04 Dumb Sheep

11/5/2019
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What can the observations of sheep by a seven-year-old boy help us to learn about ourselves? The words of my Grandfather to my seven-year-old self can teach us a lot about how we choose to respond to a challenge.

Duration:00:07:23

S01 E03 We've Been Robbed

10/31/2019
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Sometimes the simplest actions can have powerful consequences. Learn some of the simple actions you can take to prevent a home invasion. It is easier than you might realize to prevent a thief from choosing your home as a target. Hear my simple story and learn from my mistakes so you don't have to learn from your own.

Duration:00:06:11

S01 E02 What Do You Do When Godzilla Steps On The Fire Truck

10/30/2019
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"What Do You Do When Godzilla Steps On The Fire Truck?" When I was working as a firefighter this was idiom/question used around the firehouse. Interpreted it means, "sometimes the unexpected happens, so what are you gonna' do when all heck breaks loose, and your plans fail?" This episode explores some of the answers to this question.

Duration:00:07:51

S01 E01 Dark and Stormy Night

10/29/2019
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Fun and kinda' scary story about a trip on a dark and stormy night, and the lessons that can be learned from the experience. In a fun and light-hearted way, this story illustrates the importance of taking responsibility to prepare for the unexpected events that will happen in everyone's life.

Duration:00:07:11