Alligator Preserves Episodes

Alligator Preserves features nonfiction storytelling and interviews with wonderfully creative people as well as short fiction featuring grim tales, surreal experiences, and horror (my Dark Ebb episodes)!

Episode #Episode/DescriptionDate/Duration
107Cinco de Mayo and Broken Ankles. I discuss why I’m clearly not yet a pro at walking, although I’ve been practicing this specific ‘sport’ for 60 years! Also, Cinco de Mayo parties and a shout-out to HRRMC Medical Staff!
Q Diaries 35: Cinco de Mayo and Fractured Ankles
MAY 2020/16:21
106My Scary Adventure into COVID-land. Listen to see if I made it through my stressful trip to Safeway!
Q Diaries 34: My Scary Adventure into COVID-land
MAY 2020/16:02
105Dumplings and Ducklings: How COVID-19 is changing my life, my habit and hobbies!
Q Diaries 33: My New Life
APR 2020/11:54
104I share Mental Health Tips during Quarantine and my inspiration for writing the ghost story "Tanked"!
Q Diaries 32
APR 2020/14:36
103Ducks and Pea Soup! I discuss my Khaki Campbell duck research and provide a warning about old pea soup!
Q Diaries 28-31: Ducks and Pea Soup
APR 2020/11:33
102The Friday episode! Mental Health tips and encouragement to UNPLUG!
Friday Under Quarantine
APR 2020/8:22
101COVID-19 Fatigue. I discuss Mental Health Wellness tips, my seedlings, and my new book!
Q Diaries 26: COVID-19 Fatigue
APR 2020/12:44
100My 100th Episode! But where are the trumpets? I find a grave marker, Bernie drops from the race, and more mental health tips for quarantine!
Q Diaries 25: My 100th Episode!
APR 2020/11:26
99My Weekend Edition "Q Tips" and meeting Willie, the Donkey (who visits my garden!)
Q Diaries 14 and Willy the Donkey
APR 2020/12:56
98Puzzles and Seeds! Managing expectations, a 2,000-piece puzzle, and so many seeds!
Episode 98: Puzzles and Seeds
APR 2020/8:11
97A "Fiver"--A recap of the past 5 days under quarantine and my new book "DARK EBB: GRIM TALES"!
Q Diaries 15-19 and a Q Tip
APR 2020/12:35
96An Uber-Short Episode about meeting Willie the Donkey for the first time. No politics!
Q Diaries 14 and Willy the Donkey
MAR 2020/5:08
95In which I discuss Mike’s birthday, trespassing, transitions, and Mung Bean NoodlesMAR 2020/9:48
94Interview visit with Brooklyn Jewelry Designer Freida Rothman!
Q Diaries 11: A Visit with Freida Rothman
MAR 2020/40:54
93Spiky barbed-wire fences and so many numbers! Quarantine fatigue and sleepless nights.
Q Diaries 10
MAR 2020/7:38
92A Retired Astronaut's Advice on Isolation and my first "Prepper" Video assessing OvaEasy Whole Egg Crystals!
Q Diaries 9
MAR 2020/8:30
91Get Out of Those Pajamas! New directives for extreme Social Distancing and other quarantine tips!
Q Diaries 8
MAR 2020/7:33
90In which I discuss Morning "Mom Hair" and Losing my Underwear. Have to laugh while COVID-19 rages.
Q Diaries 7
MAR 2020/9:07
89More Laughter, Isolation and Mental Health Challenges during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Q Diaries 6
MAR 2020/10:23
88The New "Norm" of Life Under the Coronavirus Threat...is exhausting (but my Mum's painting is exquisite!)
Q Diaries 5
MAR 2020/12:28
87Quarantine musings, advice, and offer for teachers and students!
Q Diaries 4
MAR 2020/11:50
86My St. Patrick's Day turkey, diet advice, and a challenge for listeners!
Q Diaries 3
MAR 2020/15:06
85Coronavirus Pandemic restrictions and a political statement, which I rarely make!
Q Diaries 2
MAR 2020/25:51
84My first Q Diaries Report, several days into my Self-Quarantine during COVID-19 Pandemic.
Q Diaries
MAR 2020/12:18
83Coronavirus 2020 and the Toilet Paper Pandemic. Culling my Closet and Shriek of the Shield Maiden!
Corona Virus 2020: Toilet Paper Pandemic
MAR 2020/16:37
82Revenge of the Toilet Paper and Why I'm Self-Quarantining (after a trip to California)!
Corona Virus 2: Revenge of the Toilet Paper
MAR 2020/13:21
81Leap Day, The Novel Coronavirus, and my new book "DARK EBB: GRIM TALES"!
Leap Day, the Corona Virus, and Dark Ebb: Grim Tales
FEB 2020/6:31
80In Love with Love: A Happy Valentine Tribute to Falling in Love with my Husband!
In Love With Love!
FEB 2020/15:43

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