It’s been a long time since I published episode three, huh? I know. As a matter of fact, I was pretty sure I was just not going to publish episode four and I was just going to be done with this particular adventure.
You see, last time, I told you guys this:
I just want you all to know that I’m well aware that I keep saying “um” and “uh.” I actually am guilty of doing that a lot in my normal speech pattern, but it’s worse on the podcast. I didn’t notice it until I listened to episodes #002 – #004 (all one after the other), which I recorded one after the other one evening when my family was out. I promise to work on it in the future. But, I’m not enough of a perfectionist to want to re-record them. I’ll try to gain a little more confidence in this whole podcasting thing. I promise. Either that or I’ll stop podcasting. It will definitely be one of those two.
Afterward, I decided that the “um” and “uh” stuff was just too much. I didn’t want to publish the last of the episodes that I recorded all in one night, and I didn’t want to record any more. But, then I had some encouraging words from some readers, as well as from friends like Dana, Rob, and Lacy. And, I thought, “Okay – I’m going to publish episode four anyway, and I’ll try to get the courage up to record again.”
One change that I have decided on though, especially with Dana’s encouragement, is that it’s better for me to think that I’ll publish a podcast once a month or just when the spirit moves me, rather than to promise to do it every other week. It’s good to have smart friends.
That was a big intro into this episode, wasn’t it? But, I just like to be real. It’s too easy to think everyone has it together on the Internet. I most certainly do not have it all together. I don’t even have most of it together, and that’s the truth.
About Episode Four of the Podcast
First, let me assure you before I tell you about the episode: I’m not into bathroom humor. So, even though it sounds like this could be a really disgusting episode, it’s not. It was more about being sure I was going to die that night in a fetal position than about actual bathroom processes.
Okay, with that out of the way, I’ll share that the first act is called “Not So Gentle Overnight Relief.” It’s the tale of what happens when I thought it was a good idea to take the maximum dosage of a laxative one night. You know what? It wasn’t a good idea.
In act two, I share some of the most important lessons I’ve learned about education. It’s entitled “Every Education has Gaps and Other Lessons I’ve Learned about Education.”
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Sites/Links Mentioned in this Episode:
FitBit (FYI: I forgot to mention it, but the FitBit recorded that I got up 28 times that fateful night. Yikes!)
Thanks for listening to the podcast, and to my thoughts on the podcast here in writing. I still can’t promise there will be a fifth episode, but I think it might happen. I’ll just have to figure out some ways to ensure that I drop those verbal fillers.
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