Product Placement

Now that I’ve started co-opting other people’s content, I find I am much more prolific. In this case, Podunk Meets Paradise’s only sponsor, Sturdy Pine Gear & Repair, has released a video that at once taps into Podunkery and Paradisery in a way that inspired me to my core. I got my own Sturdy Pine […]
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Cowabunga!

Editor’s note: Podunk frequently solicits guest blogs, but rarely do I get takers. So please join me as we warmly welcome the Fixer, who shares his harrowing eye witness account of … stuff. Gentle and especially loyal readers may remember the Fixer from the Argentina Adventure Episode 11. During May and June this year, Mother […]
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Pandemic Pie

Scientists warn the full effects of COVID-19 are still unknown. I got a glimpse into this insidious reality at Thanksgiving, and this is my story. Iron Chef keeps me in the culinary manner I’ve become accustomed to on this feasty holiday, orchestrating the meal from grocery shopping through drying the last dish. His proteges, Her […]
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My Sidekick Lucy Turns L

L is Roman Numeral for 50, for you non-Romans, and just so happens to be a perfect fit for my Sidekick Lucy’s birthday. L, of course, leads off Lucy, is featured prominently in 2L Mutha (Lucy’s hockey name), and trips over itself in LaLaLaLa., a common saying when you want to avoid contrary news coming […]
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Re-entry

My sidekick Lucy and I used to be obsessed with agent Sydney Bristow in Alias. Sydney would have these impossibly difficult assignments, sometimes get a little bit tortured, like having her teeth pulled without the nice laughing gas. No matter what, she would still have to show up to class, or her job at the […]
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The Argentina Adventure — Episode 16

Flying across the country yesterday was an eerie experience. I have no idea how we got so lucky, but we ended up in Bozeman, Montana, pretty much on time. Keep in mind, our route took us from Miami at 7 am to Newark back to Orlando to Denver and finally Bozeman at 9:30 pm. And […]
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The Argentina Adventure — Episode 15 1/2

Ok, now that we’re back in North America and making our way back home, someone has some splaining to do. We haven’t even been gone for 3 weeks, and a few things seem off. First, who was supposed to be feeding and watering the stock market? Not cool! Second, someone shrunk the wine bottles. This […]
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The Argentina Adventure — Episode 15

We arrived in Miami after the 10 pm curfew, so hungry dreams of Cuban takeout turned into a hotel convenience store Lean Cuisine, and a faceplant into the soft American bed. Chef had found us a way to get back to Bozeman Saturday night but it meant an early start. I was too tired to […]
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The Argentina Adventure — Episode 14

Normally I would be worried that my airline didn’t have a computer…. … but today, I’m good with it. Well, gentle reader, Podunk is about to get on an airplane with a few hundred hangry, tired fellow travelers. Chances for peanuts and the international beverage cart seem slim, but I’m grateful nonetheless! Thanks for all […]
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The Argentina Adventure— Bonus episode