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Meditation Techniques and Benefits (Podcast E24)

Meditation Techniques and Benefits (Podcast E24)

In Episode #24, I discuss some meditation techniques and benefits. Listen using your favorite podcast service. Apple [Listen]Anchor [Listen]Google [Listen]Spotify [Listen] Listen Using the Anchor Player Below Listen Using Our Website Player You can...

Tiny House Design Online Workshop (1-29 June 2020)

Tiny House Design Online Workshop (1-29 June 2020)

Friends, Here's a special opportunity from the great people at Yestermorrow Design-Build School and Niche Consulting. Learn more on the Yestermorrow website workshop page. The message below is from Lina Menard of Niche Consulting. Greg JohnsonDirector - Small House...

Seven Relationships of Business (Podcast E20)

Seven Relationships of Business (Podcast E20)

In Episode #20, I discuss seven relationships of business that define the success and impact of a company. These relationships can help with decisions about what companies and organizations to work for and invest in. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our...

Password Management (Podcast E19)

Password Management (Podcast E19)

In Episode #19, I discuss a variety of ways people manage their passwords and offer suggestions for easier and more effective password management. For additional information you can refer to the article "Password Management: Seven Different Methods and Why You Need...

Basic Guide to Computer Security (Podcast E18)

Basic Guide to Computer Security (Podcast E18)

In Episode #18, I provide an introductory overview to computer security with a focus on Windows 10 computer security and a brief overview of mobile device security and Apple Mac computers. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also...

Iowa City Area Bike Trails Overview (Podcast E17)

Iowa City Area Bike Trails Overview (Podcast E17)

In Episode #17, you’ll get an overview of bike trails in the Iowa City area including Coralville and North Liberty. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn...

Basic Setup Guide for a Windows 10 Computer (Podcast E16)

Basic Setup Guide for a Windows 10 Computer (Podcast E16)

In Episode #16, I review some basic tips and considerations for setting up a Windows 10 computer. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn more...

Planning Guide for Creating a Simple Website (Podcast E15)

Planning Guide for Creating a Simple Website (Podcast E15)

In Episode #15, I talk about four basic considerations of launching a website including selecting a website address, choosing a website design platform, selecting a hosting company, and cost. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also...

Electric Bicycles (Podcast E14)

Electric Bicycles (Podcast E14)

In Episode #14, I describe some of the benefits of having an electric bicycle as an alternative to an all-electric car or a traditional bicycle.  Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the...

Printer Buying Guide (Podcast E13)

Printer Buying Guide (Podcast E13)

In Episode #13, I offer some suggestions and examine the considerations for purchasing a printer. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn more...

Time Saving Email Management Tools and Methods (Podcast E12)

Time Saving Email Management Tools and Methods (Podcast E12)

In Episode #12, I talk about how to manage email better using email client software, email rules, website email addresses, catch all accounts, and more. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click)...

84 Lumber to Give Away a Tiny House for Military Appreciation Month

84 Lumber to Give Away a Tiny House for Military Appreciation Month

For the fifth year in a row, 84 Lumber is hosting its annual Operation Appreciation campaign in honor of Military Appreciation Month in May. This year, the company is looking for one lucky veteran or active duty military personnel to award a free 84 Lumber Countryside...

Podcast Production Notes and Review (Podcast E11)

Podcast Production Notes and Review (Podcast E11)

In Episode #11, I look back at the past 10 episodes and talk about how I want to continue improving the message presentation and audio quality. I review some of the challenges of producing the first 10 shows. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website...

Backup Options for Computers and Mobile Devices (Podcast E10)

Backup Options for Computers and Mobile Devices (Podcast E10)

In Episode 10, I talk about backup options for computers and mobile devices including cloud synchronization, external drives, and off-site cloud backup services. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or...

Apps and Folders on my iPhone (Podcast E9)

Apps and Folders on my iPhone (Podcast E9)

In Episode #9, I talk about the apps and folders on my iPhone. I also offer some tips about organizing and grouping apps. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download]...

NPR Small House Interview from 15 May 2006 (Podcast E8)

NPR Small House Interview from 15 May 2006 (Podcast E8)

In Episode #8, I share an interview that I did with NPR for the All Things Considered show on 15 May 2006. The title of that show was "Tiny Houses Find a Friend on the Gulf Coast." Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download...

The Future of Feminism (Podcast E7)

The Future of Feminism (Podcast E7)

In Episode #7, I talk about the future of feminism, the competing goals of feminism, and the positive outcomes of some ecofeminism principles. Listen using the Anchor Player Listen Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link...

Social media is broken. You need a website. (Podcast E5)

Social media is broken. You need a website. (Podcast E5)

In Episode #5, I explain why social media doesn’t work as well as using email and having your own website. Play using the Anchor Player Play Using Our Website Player You can also download the show. Tap (or right click) the link and save. [Download] Learn more...