Shelter in Place
Episode 50: Story Saturday: In Service to the Poem
Season 1, Ep. 50
On today's Story Saturday, Laura talks with poet Rosemerry Wahtola Trommor about her daily practice of writing and publishing a poem a day for over a decade, and about why her favorite people in this world are the people who don't like poetry.
S2:E8 Trust the Messenger
Season 2, Ep. 8
Dr. Céline Gounder is an infectious disease specialist, epidemiologist, and medical journalist who has been selected for Joe Biden's new coronavirus task force, announced last week. She tells us where we are with COVID-19 now, what we need to know about the coming months, and why she thinks we can still win the fight against this virus. You can read about President Elect Biden's announcement in Politico, and learn more about Céline here. You can read the story that the New Indian Express wrote about Céline here.Make sure to tune into Céline's podcasts, American Diagnosis and Epidemic. As always, you can support Shelter in Place, sign up for our newsletter, and find show notes from past episodes atshelterinplacepodcast.info. Follow us @shelterinplacepodcast and @laurajoycedavis.Use the code SHELTER to get 10% your order and support this show when you sign up for mindfulness meditation training withImagine Mindfulnessand/or buy delicious wine fromDelta WinesorBrick & Mortar Wines.
S2:E7 What We Can Become
Season 2, Ep. 7
This week's presidential race has been a reminder of what we all know: we are a house divided. I'm continuing to bring you stories that cast a vision of what our country could be--stories of people who refuse to let fear get the best of them. In today's episode photojournalist, anthropologist, and educator Amira Karaoud shares her story of how ten years as a financial analyst on Wall Street launched her on a journey that changed everything--and what the journey taught her about finding home.You can find out more about Amira's work here, and find Girl Z Report here. Work by the Girl Z Report students is featured here and in the documentary by the National Collaborative for Women’s History.You can read more about the history behind the green card lottery, Ronald Reagan, and other aspects of immigration policy that informed this episode.As always, you can support Shelter in Place, sign up for our newsletter, and find show notes from past episodes at shelterinplacepodcast.info. If this week's election has you tied up in knots, you can sign up for mindfulness meditation training with Imagine Mindfulness and/or buy delicious wine from Delta Wines or Brick & Mortar Wines. Use the code SHELTER to get 10% your order and support this show.
Season 2, Ep. 6
Georgia Wright couldn't figure out how to reconcile what she saw in the world around her with what she knew about our changing world. And then she found a community that changed everything.You can listen and subscribe to Inherited here.Follow Inherited and Georgia Wright on Twitter: @inheritedpod and @georgiafretsGeorgia also recommended checking out these:- A Message from the Future PartsOneandTwo-On a Tr*mp second term-“The Whole World Is on the Ballot”As always, you can find more show notes, sign up for our newsletter, and support this show at shelterinplacepodcast.info.Use the code SHELTER when you buy wine from our sponsors winesforchange.com or brickandmortarwines.com and get 10% off your order.