In which we discuss:
- Various Connecticut-related topics that have been on our minds lately
- Our top 5 New England-related books
- Travel in the time of COVID-19
Same car, same iPhone, different month, different city: February’s episode of Going/Steady was recorded in New Haven, and in it, Kerri and Johnna get into budget cuts, George Washington’s sleeping habits, and anti-vaxxers. Then we list some of our fave New England books, from fiction to travel, from semi-high-brow to Barnes & Noble bestseller table. We also discuss the new coronavirus that’s freaking everyone out (including us) and how it, or other fears, might impact our travel plans. On a positive note, we have some healthy travel tips!
In this episode, we mention Episode 12, in which we discuss our top 5 travel books.
Johnna’s New England book picks:
- Old Seaport Towns of New England by Hildegarde Hawthorne
- Connecticut: A Guide to its Roads, Lore, & People by Federal Writers’ Project
- Colonial American Travel Narratives
- Paul Revere’s Ride by David Hackett Fischer
- The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller, by Jared Sparks
Kerri’s New England book picks:
- The novels of Stephen King
- The Outermost House by Henry Beston
- The works of Jhumpa Lahiri
- The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
- The poetry of Donald Hall
Note: This podcast may contain occasional curse-words. Use the earbuds at work or around the kiddos.
Music: “Below the Waves” by Keshco