Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.
Having a reflective practice is not the same as becoming more self aware. How do we increase our ability to observe ourselves.
Freeing Ourselves from Limiting Stories
Gratitude is a choice despite what is happening around us. It is correlated with resilience, happiness and health. Gratitude is always an option.
More about the Haudenosaunee
Research on Gratitude
What do you wish your younger self knew? Here is a partial list of the things I would tell my younger self (if I would listen).
Science is learning our brain is in our whole body not just our head. It is important to learn how to tune in for deep, meaningful change.
Coaches Rising – the source of the panel conversation summarized
Amanda Blake – her site has several free tools and guides
Primal Leadership by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis
This weekend was the fishing opener in Minnesota, so we invited local resident and avid angler Julie Collman about this and past openers.
One Way Traffic is an Americana/Grassroots band hailing from St. Louis. The group is Leah Osborne (Ukulele/Lead Vocals), Drew Lance (Percussion/Vocals), Sam Aubuchon (Mandolin), Taylor Perkins (Bass), and Sam Avery (Guitar/Vocals). You can find out more about the group on their Facebook page.
The group was recently in Grand Marais, and they stopped by the WTIP studios for a live performance on The Roadhouse.
Alan J. Carlson is a retired diplomat living in Minnesota who is very active with the “Great Decisions” program, a monthly open discussion group based on the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions program, at many sites across the country, including here in Cook County, that focuses on international issues. You can learn more about the group here. Alan was recently in Grand Marais to facilitate the Great Decisions discussion on nuclear negotiations. The next local Great Decisions meeting will be held on Thursday, May 16 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center. The topic will be “Decoding U.S.-China Trade”.
On May 3, Foreign Service Day, Alan joined The Roadhouse to fill us in on what the day means and share some of his experiences from his career as a diplomat.
We’re all probably a little anxious to get outside and enjoy the sunshine after our long winter, but there are some risks involved with doing so. To learn more about how we can protect our skin when we’re outside, we invited Dr. Megan Rogge on The Roadhouse. Dr. Rogge is a dermatologist with UTHealth in Houston.
A huge amount of food ends up in school trashcans around the country every day. So, what can be done about it?
Freelance journalist Lela Nargi explored this issue in a recent article in Ensia, which can be found here. Lela joined The Roadhouse to tell us more about some of the solutions being found across the country.
Local illustrator Betsy Bowen partnered with author Phyllis Root on a new children’s book that tells the story of a lucky error that preserved 144 acres of old-growth red and white pine in Minnesota. Betsy spoke with Roadhouse host Dave about the story and how she came to be the illustrator for it.