Episode for October 24, 2021
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37 mins My first guest today is my wife and partner Valerie Vendrame who spoke to me about contracting Covid 19 in October 2021 and how losing her sense of smell and taste was extremely traumatizing. Val and I had a great talk in the shed about it all. She is a personal trainer, fitness and health coach and yoga teacher. Hire her for virtual consultations and sessions today! Friend her on FB , follow her on IG and Twitter and email her at VVyoga1@gmail.com
1:16 Next I welcome the great Maura Quint Maura Quint is a humor writer and activist whose work has been featured in publications such as McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She was named one of Rolling Stone’s top 25 funniest twitter accounts of 2016. When not writing comedy, Maura has worked extensively with non-profits in diverse sectors including political action campaigns, international arts collectives and health and human services organizations. She has never been officially paid to protest but did once find fifteen cents on the ground at an immigrants’ rights rally and wanted to make sure that had been disclosed. She was the co founder and executive director of TaxMarch.org
And she recently began a new gig at the Americans for Tax Fairness campaign director
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