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Part reality show, part travelogue, part down-home boomer philosophy, Daily Adventure Tales encourages baby boomers and retirees to expand their horizons by trying something new every day. Hosted by Adventure Laurie Weaver and her husband, the Wonderful Mark, the Daily Adventure Tales podcast features commentary on boomer life, interviews, music, fun things to try and anything else that strike Laurie and Mark as they dive into retired life.

Part reality show, part travelogue, part down-home boomer philosophy, Daily Adventure Tales encourages baby boomers and retirees to expand their horizons by trying something new every day. Hosted by Adventure Laurie Weaver and her husband, the Wonderful Mark, the Daily Adventure Tales podcast features commentary on boomer life, interviews, music, fun things to try and anything else that strike Laurie and Mark as they dive into retired life.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Part reality show, part travelogue, part down-home boomer philosophy, Daily Adventure Tales encourages baby boomers and retirees to expand their horizons by trying something new every day. Hosted by Adventure Laurie Weaver and her husband, the Wonderful Mark, the Daily Adventure Tales podcast features commentary on boomer life, interviews, music, fun things to try and anything else that strike Laurie and Mark as they dive into retired life.

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English


Episodes

Ep 0023 – Bye for now

2/25/2014
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Mark and I say good-by as we explain why Daily Adventure Tales is going on hiatus.

Duration:00:22:27

Ep 0022 – Kick Ass Dads – Our final adventures at the New Media Expo

2/23/2014
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I meet up with the incredible Kick Ass Dads from the Kick Ass Dad podcast on the last day of the New Media Expo. My fake son, Steve, and the Wonderful Mark put their two cents in as we wrap up the tales of our adventures at NMX. Steve ponders pursuing a personal passion and we wonder, Will Wyoming ever listen?

Duration:00:36:58

Ep 0021 – My epic tale of woe and redemption – interviewing Cliff Ravenscraft at NMX

2/6/2014
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I choke down the most humble lessons, in this, my epic tale of woe and ash rising as I pursue my passionate dream — interviewing the King of All Podcasters, Cliff Ravenscraft, at the New Media Expo. Like Dorothy, in her quest for the wizard, along the way I meet Sandra Payne, an empathetic video director who had her own year of adventure, Gina Carr and Terry Brock who stepped up with the knowledge of Klout and kindness, Mike Mataluni, a Kick Ass podcaster, who offered up courage and...

Duration:00:38:24

Ep 0021 – My epic tale of woe and redemption – interviewing Cliff Ravenscra

2/6/2014
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I choke down the most humble lessons, in this, my epic tale of woe and ash rising as I pursue my passionate dream — interviewing the King of All Podcasters, Cliff Ravenscraft, at the New Media Expo. Like Dorothy, in her quest for the wizard, along the way I meet Sandra Payne, an empathetic video director who had her own year of adventure, Gina Carr and Terry Brock who stepped up with the knowledge of Klout and kindness, Mike Mataluni, a Kick Ass podcaster, who offered up courage and...

Duration:00:47:04

Ep 0001 Compulsive Overeating Star-date…Forever

2/2/2014
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I launch a new podcast that's an intimate look inside my lifelong battle with compulsive eating and binge eating disorder. I offer up two first steps that help me deal with compulsive eating when it roars back into my life.

Duration:00:30:39

Ep 0020 – What’s it like to be a film star? More stories from NMX

1/30/2014
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I share stories about interviewing podcasters and documentary filmmaker, Mark Ramsey, at the New Media Expo with my fake son, Steve, and The Wonderful Mark. Interview highlights are: documentaries, podcasting and motivating moms. Song of the week,Red Hot Mama by Sophie Tucker

Duration:00:32:11

Ep 0019 – Where do Cowgirls go to Retire? New friends and stories from NMX

1/23/2014
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I share stories about my experiences making and interviewing new friends at the New Media Expo with my old friends, Linda and Jane. Interview highlights are cowboys and cowgirls, Klout scores, high-end giftware, organic gardens and years of podcasting. Song of the week, Western States by Matt Bauer performed Live at WFMU

Duration:00:32:54

Ep 0018 – On the road to Vegas – first adventures at NMX

1/16/2014
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We hit the road in our convertible, Red Baby, and head to the New Media Expo in Las Vegas. We share squabbles and happy memories as we travel Route 66, return to the site of the world's former tallest thermometer in Baker, CA and have lunch with the Mad Greek. I make friends with filmmaker, Greg Hemmings and interview fellow conference attendee, Hope Schaefer about health care and new media. Song of the week, Dusty Road by Colonel Trip and Captain Future

Duration:00:31:12

Ep 0017 – Farmers’ Market, What’s Tasty? and New Year’s according to Mark

1/2/2014
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I skip housework and head to the local Farmers' Market in Montrose, CA. I find out about organic vegetables and meet a wonderful cobbler baker named Clifton. Mark and I try out new recipes. My friend, Linda, reports on 'What's Tasty'. Mark shares his unique view on New Year's Resolutions, and we feature our first live music by The Untouchables Jazz Band

Duration:00:24:53

Ep 0016 – Christmas, It’s a Small Christian World, Don’t Twerk on Twitter, and other Holiday Adventures

12/26/2013
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Christmas is a diverse time of celebration. We learn from our fake son, Steve why for him, It's a Small, Small Christian World, We travel to Knott's Berry Farm to sample the world famous chicken dinner. Mark shares his version of the Hanukkah story. We have fun withTwitter, Alan Bernhoft's beautiful beatlesque song, Imagine Christmas, and Jonathan Mann's imaginative Nice King Hanukkah Song, based on Adventure Time.

Duration:00:32:56

Episode 16 – It’s a Small Christian World, Don’t Twerk on Twitter, and othe

12/26/2013
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Adventure Questions:How have your holiday celebrations changed? How might they change in future? Facebook Photo extra See photos from our Christmas adventures. Proof that chicken dinners are just not what they used to be, Tiger plays with my hat, and decorations galore at Descanso. http://facebook.com/dailyadventuretales YouTube Extras Boddy House at Christmas Train pulling out of […]

Duration:00:40:30

Ep 0015 – Twas the Groove before Christmas – Bonus Clip

12/21/2013
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This special holiday clip features me grooving with a poem I wrote as a kid in 1967 based on Clement C. Moore's famous poem, Twas the Night before Christmas.

Duration:00:03:14

Episode 15 – Twas the Groove before Christmas – Bonus Clip

12/21/2013
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This special holiday clip features Laurie grooving with a poem she wrote as a kid in 1967 based on Clement C. Moore’s famous poem, Twas the Night before Christmas. Adventure Challenge: Explore your creative holiday groove and send your holiday greetings or stories to Daily Adventure Tales by calling 1-206-666-3025 or go to http://speakpipe.com/dailyadventuretales I […]

Duration:00:04:23

Ep 0014 – Pirate Mark, Two Years Before the Mast, Mai Tais, Riding Elephants and other Adventures

12/19/2013
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Avast ye mateys! Climb aboard, thar be a pirate episode for ye! Learn why Richard Henry Dana is Mark’s hero, and why Two Years Before the Mast is his favorite book. Discover the best Mai Tais in Dana Point, CA. And why are all these elephant rides happening? Song of the week, Call to Adventure by Kevin MacLeod

Duration:00:20:31

Episode 14 – Pirate Mark, Two Years Before the Mast, Mai Tais, Riding Eleph

12/19/2013
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Adventure Challenge: Avast ye mateys! Climb aboard, thar be a pirate episode for ye! Comment like a pirate and give us some buccaneer lore, or Talk like a pirate and leave audio feedback at 1-206-666-2035 (regular long distance charges apply) or go to http://speakpipe.com/dailyadventuretales (free of charge) and spin us ye pirating yarn! Facebook Photo […]

Duration:00:25:36

Ep 0013 – Beer and Family – Behind the scenes at Mother Earth Brew Co

12/12/2013
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Go behind the scenes at successful microbrewery, Mother Earth Brew Co. in Vista, CA as we visit with co-owners, Mark’s cousin Julie and her husband Jeff Bonus. Learn how the company went from garage to brew pub, thoughts on Jeff’s new retirement and firsthand brew reviews by customers. Song of the week, Ice Cream and a Beer by Food Will Win the War

Duration:00:21:14

Episode 13 – Beer and Family – Behind the scenes at Mother Earth Brew Co

12/12/2013
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Adventure Challenge: Try a new flavor. It can be beer, or something else. How did you like it? Please comment and tell us the tale! Podcast Recap The opener take 1,2,3! 00:21 Julie and Jeff, with help from Mark, do this week’s opener. Hi Georgia! 02:24 Mark has a personal hello for his aunt. The […]

Duration:00:26:27

Ep 0012 – Picnics, Stone Barn Vineyard Conservancy, and Many Ways to Say Hello

12/5/2013
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Mom and I have fun picnicking. Learn the history of the Stone Barn Vineyard Conservancy from my friend, Jane Neff Rollins. Mark tells of his wild and woolly adventures there as a child. Enjoy a cheerful and bouncy Song of the Week , Big Blue Day by Uncle Neptune.

Duration:00:26:12

Ep 0011 – Thanksgiving Hiking Tales, Turkey Tips and Mom’s Skype Poem

11/28/2013
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Missing my friend, Marie, who has moved back east, I celebrate our past Thanksgiving tradition by hiking in Deukmejian Wilderness Park. I meet several hikers who tell their Thanksgiving and hiking stories. Mark shares his turkey tips. Mom performs a Thanksgiving poem via Skype. Song of the week, Turkey in the Straw by Shake That Little Foot

Duration:00:24:15

Episode 11 – Thanksgiving Hiking Tales, Turkey Tips and Mom’s Skype Poem

11/28/2013
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Adventure Question: What’s your Thanksgiving tradition? Comment and tell the tale! Podcast Recap Donna Libra and her dog, Bailey :010 Donna does the opener and tells us why adventures are good things. About Shake that Little Foot 1:46 About the group behind this week’s featured Creative Commons song. Mystery Man 2:34 Laurie’s first hiking story […]

Duration:00:30:05