Raising the Betts-logo

Raising the Betts

Storytelling Podcasts

A family podcast of pirates and penguins

A family podcast of pirates and penguins

Location:

United States

Description:

A family podcast of pirates and penguins

Twitter:

@sqpn

Language:

English

Contact:

720-295-7776


Episodes

The Great Passage

12/6/2022
Ikea trip and scouting trip! Dom and Melanie get a weekend free for some home improvement; Melanie reads a Japanese novel about words and life; Dom cooks baked ziti and a white bean soup; and John the Baptist enters the picture. The post The Great Passage appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:01:37

Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest

12/1/2022
Dom Bettinelli, CEO of StarQuest, has a special Advent and Christmas greetings for all listeners and an important message about the mission of StarQuest. The post Blessed Advent, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year from StarQuest appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:01:07

A Wedding and A Holiday

11/29/2022
Another Bett is married! Dom and Melanie went to another nephew's wedding; had another near-disaster on a holiday (but everything's OK!); gush over Andor; and talk about the meals surrounding Thanksgiving Day. The post A Wedding and A Holiday appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:00:46

Christ the King

11/22/2022
On Christ the King Sunday, Dom and Melanie take a walk on the beach, discuss whether published recipes can ever be modified, talk about how The Chosen's anachronisms can be okay, and why Christ's kingship is so different from any other king's. The post Christ the King appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:08:41

The Four Last Things

11/15/2022
It's the time of year when the Church discusses the Four Last Things and Dom and Melanie discuss how instead of being a downer, it's very hopeful and uplifting. Plus, the Netflix series Inside Man, a Ms. Marvel rewatch, a good YA fantasy novel, and cool trick to keep cucumbers in the fridge. The post The Four Last Things appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:03:22

When Will You Love Jesus?

11/8/2022
It was Halloween and Dom's birthday, plus a camporee with the girls; a bunch of great books; a recipe for chicken thighs and buttered leeks and mushrooms; and then Dom and Melanie discuss why they love all the discussion of the Last Things the Church does in November. The post When Will You Love Jesus? appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:07:56

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Ever?

11/1/2022
Is Pho Ga the best chicken noodle soup? Dom and Melanie discuss how much the family loved this Vietnamese soup; the fun of tramping through the woods following a compass; how much they enjoyed the movie Ray & Raymond; and how Zaccheus welcomed salvation into his home. The post The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Ever? appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:05:39

Walk in the Woods

10/25/2022
The Betts went hiking in an old ammo depot, plus Dom and Melanie discuss the best clam chowder Dom has made; the book The Golden Enclaves; why Andor is a great Star Wars story; and why sacrifice and worship require humility. The post Walk in the Woods appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:22:51

Everybody Loves a Parade

10/18/2022
It's a parade! Dom and Melanie's hometown celebrates its 150th anniversary and all the kids march, with the girls leading the way. Plus, apple fritters and seafood salad; She-Hulk and Rings of Power finale thoughts; and perseverance in prayer. The post Everybody Loves a Parade appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:52:06

Autumn is Here

10/11/2022
The beautiful season has come and Dom and Melanie discuss some of the soups and stews they've been making; plus Melanie's premonition; the movie The Village; the TV show Russian Doll; some excellent books; and humility and the lepers. The post Autumn is Here appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:07:45

Gone From My Sight

10/4/2022
After his dad's wake and funeral, Dom and Melanie catch up on what's been happening, including sick kids, lots of soup, good books, and catching up on the latest streaming shows. The post Gone From My Sight appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:11:47

Remembering Dad

9/27/2022
After his dad passed unexpectedly, Dom and Melanie share memories of Dom's dad, of his faith, of his big personality, and of how he always asked everyone, "Has anyone told you they love you today?" The post Remembering Dad appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:33:36

Not Hiking the Mountain

9/20/2022
Camping at the foot of the second-most hiked mountain the world and not hiking it. Dom and Melanie discuss Dom's latest Scout camping trip; talk about a recipe that worked and one that didn't; discuss why Thor Love and Thunder wasn't as good; and wrestle with the dishonest steward. The post Not Hiking the Mountain appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:02:14

The Forgiving Father

9/13/2022
The story of the Prodigal Son is really much more about the Forgiving Father. Dom and Melanie discuss how the party is about the family being made whole again, the great rejoicing over the lost sheep returned. Plus, they discuss how Tolkien was the first to "vary" from his written works. The post The Forgiving Father appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:07:45

Word Games

9/6/2022
The world of online puzzle games has exploded since Wordle and Dom and Melanie share some of their favorites. Also Dom answers any question; Melanie a new Italian pasta salad recipe; they catch up on Sandman, Severance, and Rings of Power; and talk about Mother Teresa. The post Word Games appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:05:07

Back from Camp

8/30/2022
The kids are back from Scout camp and they brought a nasty cold with them. Dom and Melanie also discuss their broken AC woes and the lots of TV and movies they've watched and books they've read while recovering. The post Back from Camp appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:46:13

A Wedding, An Anniversary, and Camp

8/16/2022
This week, Dom and Melanie attended a wedding, celebrated their anniversary, took the kids to scout camp, dealt with failing AC, and watched Around the World in 80 Days. Plus discussion of Jesus bringing division. The post A Wedding, An Anniversary, and Camp appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:58:44

Cyrano

8/9/2022
We're solar-powered again! Dom and Melanie discuss the return of their solar panels; Melanie's birthday; and faith as the assurances of things hoped for. Plus, Melanie gushes over the new Cyrano film starring Peter Dinklage. The post Cyrano appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:43:36

A Night at the Ballpark

8/2/2022
What could be better than a summer night at the ballgame? Dom and Melanie talk about taking the kids to their first minor league baseball game; cooking Thai curry, caponata, and a deconstructed egg roll; and then greed and the love of money. The post A Night at the Ballpark appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:02:39

Persistence in Prayer

7/26/2022
Abraham shows us how to persist in prayer and Christ shows us that as children of God we are in a unique intimacy with God to do so. Plus Dom and Melanie discuss homeschool coding classes; homemade hot fudge sauce; "A Month in the Country;" and "Everything Everywhere all At Once." The post Persistence in Prayer appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:01:12:32