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May 16, 2022 00:56:04
What the Robin Knows Episode 6

What the Robin Knows Episode 6

Concluding their series on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Naked in the forest, multiple penises, doing it birdie style, self-esteem & mirrors, and Bird Call Challenge. Discussion Points: Squiggy’s Stumble Forward T-shirt Twitter reactions & realizing Twitter account names aren’t always their real name Topic Tuesday quote: “Every living being has a purpose” More on naturists, naturalists, and nudists Multiple penises (or is it peni?) Self-esteem, self-consciousness, and mirrors. Doing it birdie style These are the birds in our neighbourhood Book Interrupted members answer the Bird Call Challenge Do you read one book at a time or multiple books? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Bird Songs A Fed Bear Is A Dead Bear The Kids in the Hall -- Chicken Lady   ...

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May 09, 2022 00:36:51
What the Robin Knows Episode 5

What the Robin Knows Episode 5

The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, then share their final book reports. Do they recommend the book? Discussion Points: The last chapter Listening to the birds Exercises and techniques learned from the book Mindful meditation, nature, and forest bathing Forest bathing and wine tasting Thinking about your senses Do we recommend the book? The Challenge - listen to a bird and replicate their song Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young ...

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May 02, 2022 00:31:51
What the Robin Knows Episode 4

What the Robin Knows Episode 4

The Book Interrupted women continue their discussion on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, exploring topics of balance, individuality in animals, bird calls, and learning from nature. Discussion Points: Did you like the book? Can being out in nature create a balance? Time management Connecting our book cycles together - what parallels do you see? Putting a sail on a canoe What did you take away from the book? Animals are individuals and listen to each other Learning from nature and paying attention, being part of the ecosystem not apart from it Learning the bird behaviour and calls Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Malcolm Gladwell Books Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari ...

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April 25, 2022 00:39:05
What the Robin Knows Episode 3

What the Robin Knows Episode 3

The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young. They continued on to the group discussion, exploring whether energy and emotions are contagious across species, birds calls, pet versus city versus country birds, if they liked reading the book, and much more.      Discussion Points:   Personal journals How did the members like reading the book? Individual types of birds and their calls - can you distinguish them? From Collision to Connection chapter Energy and emotions are contagious - can the birds sense your emotions? Pet birds City park birds versus country birds     Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell ...

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April 18, 2022 00:33:55
What the Robin Knows Episode 2

What the Robin Knows Episode 2

The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, exploring topics of bird language, multitasking, interconnectedness, naturalists versus naturists, and so much more. The episode ends with a new challenge: can you master/mimic a bird call and spell it? Discussion Points: Technical aspect of the book Learning bird language and what it means Is it in our DNA to connect us to other animals, sounds, etc? Multitasking - is it good for you? Interconnectedness of everything  Jon Young’s learning from Indigenous groups throughout the world Categorizing bird sounds and how other animals listen to them  Naturist versus naturalist - which one is naked? Bird call challenge - can you master/mimic a bird call and spell it? The recordings of the bird calls - did you listen to them? Pop culture tangents Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens The Vinyl Cafe My Big Fat Greek Wedding ...

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April 11, 2022 00:42:56
What the Robin Knows Episode 1

What the Robin Knows Episode 1

The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “What the Robin Knows”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Through the topics of sit spots, Scouts, bird watching and putting random found things in your mouth, they talk about their lives, inspired by the words of the book. Discussion Points: Personal journals - what are the first impressions of the book? Do you have a sit spot/magic spot? Were you ever a Scout, Brownie, or Girl Guide? Animal and bird watching  Do you put random found things in your mouth? What animals and birds do you see close to your home? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer Your Parenting Mojo How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature by Scott D. Sampson The Life of Birds by David Attenborough  ...

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