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American Gothic with a Twist

August 11th, 2011

Mr Chiots and I are huge fans of the No Agenda Show with John C. Dvorak and Adam Curry. We’ve been listening since the beginning when it was kind of a food/wine show. It’s grown into so much more than that, now they deconstruct the news and world events. It helps pass the many hours we spend in the car when we go to weddings and keeps us up on what’s going on in the world. It’s informative, crazy and highly entertaining.

Adam and the lovely Miss Micky are out on the road traveling around the country on “The Hot Pockets 2008 Tour” and they just happened to stop by Chiot’s Run for a few days. We enjoyed chatting with them over a homegrown dinner about food and politics. Miss Micky even posted a few beautiful photos of the gardens at Chiot’s Run on their Facebook page. It’s always funny to meet someone you feel like you know from listening to them often. It certainly was a pleasure having the chance to get to know Adam & Micky.

You can’t let “Crackpot” come to your house without doing something a little crazy, so I had them pose out front of the cottage for an American Gothic remake. They happily dressed up and played along.

Have you ever hosted someone at your home that you never thought you would? Any great podcasts to recommend that you enjoy?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.