Life's Learning Curve

Life's Learning Curve

• With an appreciation and love toward LIFE'S EXPERIENCES, we find HUMOR, IRONY, PASSION and COMPASSION as we retell stories... Let's learn, thrive and love from our experiences while we're here.... Show More

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February 7, 2020 39 min

It was the summer Paul went from simply existing, -to caring passionately about people, life & ideas, age 15-16. Paul's influencers: His friend Fred, his older brother Steve, a wheelchair bound drum instructor AND author and Beat Generation novelist Jack Kerouac. In this episode, Paul hits the open road. What he discovered changed his life forever. Freedom + No Reponsibilities often equals…  Well you’ll find out…... Read more

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January 27, 2020 42 min

How do you solve your life’s greatest challenge?  We all use different positive prodding to help us smash through life’s roadblocks. When I solved one my life’s roadblocks, public speaking, I unknowingly created a solid foundation for multiple diverse, positive & creative memories for myself and others. In this podcast, I talk about conquering and facing my challenges, I realize that I have travelled beyond my expectations &... Read more

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December 31, 2019 22 min

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGVpebUFTOs Just what triggered this slight shy girl from the mid Midwest?  Was the trouble with Stacey really her fault? While conflict and confrontation are her reactions, we follow young Stacey from early childhood through high school. Transiency, personality clashes, an aggressive troubled older sibling, her par... Read more

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December 11, 2019 24 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLZB2cHpi3kWhat do you do when there's a creek three blocks from your house and you're 8 years old? My mother always firmly commanded, "Don't Go To The Creek!" However it seemed to call to us. Riding our bikes down the steep slope to the creek, crayfish, minnows, older neighborhood bullies, a tree... Read more

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November 29, 2019 23 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7yHl0YUs8c    This episode retells stories of encounters with bullies -shaming, blaming, and intimidating. Just why did everyone at day camp laugh and punch Wally? Why was Donald such a creeper on the school bus? Why did Mike feel it was necessary to dismiss and let others know that they were poor at what they did i... Read more

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November 27, 2019 1 min

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November 3, 2019 28 min

 https://vimeo.com/manage/370748041    You can’t leave. You have to stay.  Why? -My polio injection exploded. My friend hit me in the head with a baseball bat. Whether we like or not, we all have been detained. Sometimes painful, sometimes full of joy. We retell some of our best stories when we became unintentionally detained for the moment. Let's Love Life Again.! Read more

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October 9, 2019 42 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpVCmQP3-R0    Conclusion   With the help of beer and dolphins, my documentary drastically degrades even more. We attempt to complete our shoot in Key West, but our behind the scenes story OVERTAKES the entire production. At long last, I find a mentor (on site) who makes a reality simple and possible. An ama... Read more

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September 9, 2019 33 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpVCmQP3-R0   Part 1 (of 2)   Tropical = Good. Turpitude = being nefarious.   When I took a crew to remote Key West to shoot a squeaky-clean documentary, the REAL story unfolded behind the scenes. With immorality trying to take the main stage, I begin to understand that former college friends, alcoho... Read more

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August 19, 2019 34 min

Listen as Paul interviews musician Robert Broz. Besides music, LIFE is his ‘work of art’ He makes each day new, special and one of a kind. The human spirit succeeds once again!

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July 30, 2019 28 min

Our podcast retells stories of ideas & creativity. Almost all of us get our best ideas late at night when our brains are open & aware AND destressed. However, most of us wake the next day and never act upon our nighttime dreams and ideas.  but the dreamers of the day are the crazy ones whose successes & failures have been actualized & made possible. Meet Catherine, Bill, Tom, Clay and all those others whose input... Read more

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July 3, 2019 27 min

When my father passed a few years back, I thought about all the love, work and care he and my mom put into raising my sister & me, I realized I didn’t need him like I used to need him. It was NOT because of his age or time. I still sought him out to listen to his direct, carefully measured  appropriate advice. It was then I realized he had parented & mentored me so well, for so long, I felt I knew which way to go. It was... Read more

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June 9, 2019 30 min

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Society has rules. Some people chose to VAGUELY support these rules. ENTER ...  Hanx and the eloquent and distinguished Mrs. Dorothy Tucker who will make life's molehills into mountains as fast as Korea 4G services in Seoul. (innocent simile) Meh.

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May 13, 2019 28 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BpL64Vct3g    Are mischief & prankishness necessary? Yes...Well sometimes. Shenanigans is the theme of the podcast as Paul remembers innocent, yet effective childhood shenanigans. (See Jim Halpert)

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April 14, 2019 37 min

In First Grade, Paul's perspectives and behavior become altered for the rest of his life. -We all can become better people by adding just the right people to our lives. Paul enters reading groups, encounters a first year teacher and is forced to sit next to Jimmy, a class misfit, who cannot control his outbursts. A mentor is used to smooth the waters of 1st grade. From that moment, Paul's perspectives and attitudes were ... Read more

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April 1, 2019 37 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77ObwZOd_MY       As we saw our childhoods coming to an end, the feeling of innocence returned because of a vacation destination in California. Through fuzzy memories we retell about a 1968 vacation which presented adventure, sunburns and discovery. During the west coast's decade of peace, color & unrest, the... Read more

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March 7, 2019 31 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3BxSDDH1AU      Summers' possibilities are retold as Paul recalls his years at age six. Due to his family being given a surprise summer pass to a new country club, the Summer season defines its seasonal magic and the stories are synthesized through all five senses. Scary, fun and full of adventure, Paul discover... Read more

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February 13, 2019 46 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdNWxF_wA4o    We podcast our first remote from Studio 502 here in the mid mid midwest to Austin, TX., and swap Physical Therapy stories with Dr. Trace McClintock. 'Tis realler than real!

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January 24, 2019 43 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot9TFsW-tfc&t=175s    Excelling in Math & Science, young Jack choses to challenge himself even more and enters Music Education. With that decision, the lives of multiple students were changed by an outstanding educator who saw the world through his analytical eyes and thoughtful choices. Read more

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January 4, 2019 61 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jksk0OWps8      After finding value, confidence and leadership in his unique voice, Joe fills his life with love and friendship from family, friends, DJ-ing and Broadcasting. He also tells us how his junior high school experience helped mold who he was and still is.

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