Pork Pond Gazette

Pork Pond Gazette

Welcome to Pork Pond, a little city on the outskirts of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. On this podcast we will explore some politics, some health and wellness topics such as COVID-19, some history and try to add some humor in as well.
We hope you enjoy your stay in Pork Pond and feel free to keep coming back.

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Recent Episodes

Anoka, Minnesota (Halloween Capital of the World)

Oct. 14, 2021

In this episode I take a look at how Anoka, Minnesota became the Halloween Capital of the World. From the very beginning as a way to keep Children from tipping over outhouses to today, 101 years later, this is the premier e…

Anoka, Minnesota (The Beginning).

Oct. 7, 2021

My first episode back after a brief mental health break. No more talking about idiots that oppose mask mandates and those who spew garbage information about the number of deaths from the COVID vaccine. No more talking abou…

(Not Quite) The End

Sept. 7, 2021

In this episode I talk about why I am stepping away temporarily. I like politics. I like discussing it. I like arguing about it. But if you are going to do those things, you need to have a common truth to start from and …

Voting Rights

Aug. 31, 2021

In this episode I go into the Voting Rights Issue, from the "For the People Act", which I talked about in a previous show , to the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. I look at how far we have come in voting rights, from 1787 whe…

Coping

Aug. 24, 2021

Four separate cancer diagnoses since the age of 17. A career in Mental Health Counseling. Four fantasy books written to help tweens with different Mental Health issues (Depression, Grief, etc.). A Life Coach, helping Moms…

Fascists Among Us

Aug. 17, 2021

A few different events got me to thinking lately. The first was a school board meeting in Tennessee that had medical professionals attend, invited, to explain the need for masks as the schools go back to school safely for th…

Recent Blog Posts

Cold!

So, it's cold here in Pork Pond.  How cold is it where you are?  

Patriot or Traitor?

Patriot.  Many of the people on the right are calling themselves that, lately.  Most of those that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Janua…