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We started out as "Growing Old(er)! but found ourselves "Celebrating Differences" so we have changed our name. We are also doing three special series, one called "Good Grief", one on the book "Self Love as Spiritual Practice", and one called "On Politics!." about local politics in Austin, TX. 85% of our listeners are over 45 and 43% are over 60. Here is a link to our website if you want to know more about us. https://tinyurl.com/jr6wvms2

Celebrating Differences Ani Colt and Preston "Ty" Tyree

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We started out as "Growing Old(er)! but found ourselves "Celebrating Differences" so we have changed our name. We are also doing three special series, one called "Good Grief", one on the book "Self Love as Spiritual Practice", and one called "On Politics!." about local politics in Austin, TX. 85% of our listeners are over 45 and 43% are over 60. Here is a link to our website if you want to know more about us. https://tinyurl.com/jr6wvms2

    On Politics 06: Austin Mayoral Candidate | Kirk Watson

    On Politics 06: Austin Mayoral Candidate | Kirk Watson

    Episode 72: Kirk Watson was the Mayor of Austin from 1997 to 2001. He went on the be State Senator and spent some time as Dean of the School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston. Now he wants his old job back.

    Listen to our discussion on what he would do if he got the position again.

    If you want to see it on YouTube here is the link
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    On Politics 05: City Council District 9 | Joah Spearman

    On Politics 05: City Council District 9 | Joah Spearman

    Episode 71: Our interview with Joah Spearman, candidate for Austin City Council in District 9. 
    This is the audio file from the live interview  and unfortunately we got a slight echo in Joah's feed. 
    The Video Version can be found on our YouTube channel at . We will be video recording our interviews live from now on and placing the audio tracks here.
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    68 B: Festival After Report: Howie Richey and Cynthia Good

    68 B: Festival After Report: Howie Richey and Cynthia Good

    Howie Richey and Cynthia Good gave us a joint conversation about their 4,800 mile trip to the Rainbow Gathering and the Oregon County Fair and various places going and coming back. Howie also included some interviews with interesting fair goers at the Oregon Country Fair who seem to catch the flavor of the fair...
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    68: Camping at Festivals and Writing about it: Howie Richey

    68: Camping at Festivals and Writing about it: Howie Richey

    If you love camping and music festivals you'll love this interview with Howie Richey as he gathers experiences to write about his journeys to festivals all over the US. From the 50th Woodstock to the 50 Kerrville to the 50th Rainbow Gathering.
    We've also posted this as a video over at YouTube the TOWER coffee hour
     https://youtu.be/bWem9Dv_4JI

    # rainbowgathering, #woodstock
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    71 Ballot Mueller | Zo Qadri

    71 Ballot Mueller | Zo Qadri

    Ani and I had a chance to interview Zo Qadri about his run for Austin City Council District 9. He is the youngest candidate in the race and the first Muslim to ever run for City Council. We had a great talk about him and his experience that leads him to think he can do the job. 


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    Trailer: Living sustainably with Ridwell | Madison Madden

    Trailer: Living sustainably with Ridwell | Madison Madden

    This is a quick interview with Madison Madden, Community Manager for Austin. When you look up lively and excited in the dictionary, you'll find a picture of "Mad Mad". The sound may be a little wonky as we lost one of our mics but the message is still great. To see the video of the interview follow this link.
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