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For many years I’ve been writing very short pieces that are musings on the passing scene, taking on the serious dilemmas of our time in personal and laugh-aloud ways. The trick has been to end with a positive twist on the dilemmas we are all facing. I wish to show how all this pain and negativity is our opportunity to shift focus and change how we live in the world.

Carolyn North Out Loud Carolyn North

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For many years I’ve been writing very short pieces that are musings on the passing scene, taking on the serious dilemmas of our time in personal and laugh-aloud ways. The trick has been to end with a positive twist on the dilemmas we are all facing. I wish to show how all this pain and negativity is our opportunity to shift focus and change how we live in the world.

    Season 04 Episode 04: Freeflow Stories

    Season 04 Episode 04: Freeflow Stories

    We celebrate the publication of Carolyn's Book Freeflow Stories with a reading by Carolyn of the last story in the book, Loving Franco.
    What ever made me take that wrong train in the first place?
    Freeflow Stories, by Carolyn North, will be published in Summer 2022 and will be available in print as well as right here, in SEASON FOUR of Carolyn North Out Loud, in audio format.
    Pre-order the book here. https://carolynnorthbooks.com/
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times.

    • 16 min
    S4, E3 The Joy of Cooking

    S4, E3 The Joy of Cooking

    We continue off Season Four: Freeflow Stories with a reading by Carolyn from her upcoming book, Freeflow Stories.
     
    Freeflow Stories, by Carolyn North, will be published in Summer 2022 and will be available in print as well as right here, in SEASON FOUR of Carolyn North Out Loud, in audio format.
     
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times.

    • 7 min
    S04 E02 Home Sick

    S04 E02 Home Sick

    We continue Season Four: Freeflow Stories with a reading by Carolyn from her upcoming book, Freeflow Stories.
    Freeflow Stories, by Carolyn North, will be published in Summer 2022 and will be available in print as well as right here, in SEASON FOUR of Carolyn North Out Loud, in audio format.
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times.

    • 10 min
    S04 E01 I've Always Wanted to be a Black Male Dancer

    S04 E01 I've Always Wanted to be a Black Male Dancer

    We kick off Season Four: Freeflow Stories with a reading by Carolyn of the first piece in her book, Freeflow Stories, being published as we launch this show today. Freeflow Stories, by Carolyn North, will be published by ICRL Press in Summer 2022 and will be available in print from the publisher as well as right here, in SEASON FOUR of Carolyn North Out Loud.
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times. Thank you for listening!

    • 6 min
    S3, Episode 16, Jim's Story, conclusion

    S3, Episode 16, Jim's Story, conclusion

    "We sat around him, the three of us, like an intimate little family, and between us, like a child, he slept. Life was stripped to its essentials; what was left was the reality of death, life itself, and love."
    We conclude the reading of Jim's Story in The Experience of a Lifetime. Read for you by the author.


    How to buy the book: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1569372187/
     
    If you're just joining us, The Experience of a Lifetime is read for you by both Carolyn and Leslie, beginning with Lynn's Story. Season 3, Episode 7.
     
    How to buy the book: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1569372187/
     
     
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times.

    • 1 hr
    Ep 15 Jim's Story, pt 4

    Ep 15 Jim's Story, pt 4

    S3 Episode 15: Memoir as Metaphor: Jim's Story, pt 4
     
    “'The trick, I think, is to remember that when it's all over, most likely nothing is over. You will have changed channels, so to speak.'” We continue with Jim's story, from Carolyn's book Experience of a Lifetime. Read for you by the author.
     
    How to buy the book: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1569372187/
     
    If you're just joining us, The Experience of a Lifetime is read for you by both Carolyn and Leslie, beginning with Lynn's Story. Season 3, Episode 7.
     
    How to buy the book: Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/1569372187/
     
     
    Music: Composer: Kaila Flexer
    Performed by Teslim: Kaila Flexer and Gari Hegedus http://www.kailaflexer.com/teslim/
    Carolyn North Out Loud is produced by: Leslie Jackson: www.mudfest.net
    Contact Carolyn North: carolyn.north@gmail.com
    Please rate, review, and share this show—it is how we spread this message of comfort in these weird times.

    • 18 min

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