Segment 1: Generation H(elpless)
We found an article that we really struggled to believe. And yet, it brought up a great topic that is worth digging into: kids who have no idea how to do anything around the home. Here's the article for your reading (dis)pleasure, but suffice to say, as parents and grandparents, let's do what we can to teach our kids the skills they'll need when they have their own places! We don't want to read articles about how they left burnt out lightbulbs in because they were too afraid to change them....
Segments 2 & 3: Garage Organization
Getting the garage organized is one of those tasks that provides a great deal of satisfaction! It's normally a monumental undertaking . . . but when it's done and done well, it's worth the work! Here are a few of the resources we mentioned in the show today, starting with the article from the Family Handyman website!
Segment 4: Murder Hornets
Yep. Something else bad is apparently on the horizon in 2020. At least according to the news! In fact, everywhere you look (where they're not covering COVID19), they're showing pictures of INSANELY large hornets known as Murder Hornets. And nothing with the word "murder" in front of it is a good thing. Murder House, Murder Weapons, Murder Rooms, Murder Tigers, Murder Puppies. Nope. Nothing with "murder" in front is good.
Well, we sit down with David Popp from Rose Pest solutions and talk about these insects. And fortunately, right now, David says, we have a long time to go before we'll see these in West Michigan . . . if they even can survive in the U.S.
Bonus Segment: Fiascos
Betsy stumbled onto a great podcast from This American Life. It was a collection of stories about fiascos--true fiascos. And we talk about a couple of our own....