In this episode, we discuss meditation while Mary’s cat, Nona, purrs into the microphone. Then, we talk to Austrie Martinez Duarte about coming out, her first love and heartbreak, getting pregnant with the sperm of her partner’s coworker while in the military during “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” and how she taught her kids about sex.
Buy Austrie’s book, Toad Season:
The Care and Keeping of You (American Girl Book we discussed)
In this episode, Mary and I rehash our life-altering summers, post our Pittsburgh recording of the final episode of Season 1. We discuss new relationships, divorce, low points, high points, creativity, and bloody dog ears.