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Shiawassee Radio S3E33 “We Must Not Be Silent”

Shiawassee Radio S3E33 “We Must Not Be Silent”

June 1, 2020

I have been overwhelmed and at a loss figuring out my place in responding to the events of the past week relative to racial inequality.  Today, Corunna Superintendent John Fattal wrote to parents about his personal revelation that he must do more to lead, and these are the feelings I have been wrestling with over the past several days.  Even in Shiawassee County, we have a place in this fight, and it's time that we each stand up and take it.

Uplift Shiawassee S1E33 “The End of It All”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E33 “The End of It All”

May 22, 2020

What does the end of it all look like?  What will work look like?  What will school look like?  What will WE look like?  Josh Strickland gets into it all.  Listen to find out what the future of this podcast looks (sounds) like.  Plus "Mom's Got Dad Jokes!"

Uplift Shiawassee S1E32 “Midland”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E32 “Midland”

May 22, 2020

Praying for Midland.

Uplift Shiawassee S1E31 “Drive-Thru Yard Sales”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E31 “Drive-Thru Yard Sales”

May 22, 2020

Gardens -- plural.  That's the transition plan.  Hear what's growing and what's going on!  "Mom's Got Dad Jokes" and it's a reminder that the end is near.  The end of the school year, that is.  Everything is cancelled, but what about yard sales?  Josh Strickland has ideas.

Uplift Shiawassee S1E30 “Toilet Paper Tracking”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E30 “Toilet Paper Tracking”

May 19, 2020

I just remembered that we ordered toilet paper in March that was supposed to be delivered at the end of April and it still has not arrived.  Good news: friends who were in the same predicament say they've just recently started receiving theirs!  So, there's hope!  Plus, a local business is asking for your help, and "Mom's Got Dad Jokes!"

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Shiawassee Radio S3E32 “Bath School Disaster”

Shiawassee Radio S3E32 “Bath School Disaster”

May 19, 2020

It's been 93 years since the Bath School Disaster.  Josh Strickland talks about a new video documentary that tells the story of Bath today and of those working to preserve the information and artifacts of America's worst mass-casualty school event.  Watch the video and learn about author Arnie Bernstein's book here. 

Shiawassee Radio S3E31 “Shiawassee News to Start the Week 5/18″

Shiawassee Radio S3E31 “Shiawassee News to Start the Week 5/18″

May 19, 2020

Some big local stories and some statewide headlines that may be of interest and a heads-up on this week's changing weather!  Here's 5 minutes worth your time!

Uplift Shiawassee S1E29 “Not Of This World”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E29 “Not Of This World”

May 16, 2020

We've been wined!  Again!  Josh Strickland responds to a complaint and admits he might be a little extra sensitive lately.  Plus, find out how Josh Strickland's dad made a very unexpected appearance four months after he passed away.  

Uplift Shiawassee S1E28 “Explaining the Pandemic to My Past Self”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E28 “Explaining the Pandemic to My Past Self”

May 15, 2020

If you could go back in time and offer your past self one piece of advice about preparing for Coronavirus, what would it be?  Hear what people had to say, and don't miss the hilarious video here.

Uplift Shiawassee S1E27 “Have A Drink”

Uplift Shiawassee S1E27 “Have A Drink”

May 14, 2020

Quarantine is hard.  Whining about it doesn't help, but what about "wining?"  Josh Strickland talks about the new trend of assembling pay-it-forward care packages packed with wine and other goodies and delivering them to strangers.  Plus, the quarantinest-ever "Mom's Got Dad Jokes."

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