#14 KayCee Wimbish (YMCA Urban Farm) / Sammi Niss (Cancer Survivor, Musician) “Urban Farming and Surviving Cancer”

Today we talk hair and age appropriate hair cuts. Guest KayCee Wimbish tells us about starting an urban farm and how to expand food access. Second guest Sammi Niss shares her process working through cancer and chemo at the age of 27 and releasing a solo album. Pssst, she’s a drummer and then some.

#13 Liz Harrington (O+ Fest, Entrepreneur) / Kim Field (Stargazer Lilies) “Life After New York City”

Today we catch up on things, Shana in the recording studio and the emotions that come up around that, and Theresa and “babygate.” Warning, lots of emotions around trying to conceive. We’re then joined by guest Liz Harrington, wife, Mom, pollinator for the Hudson Valley’s local currency who talks about leaving NYC behind to build her dream life upstate. Our second guest is Kim Field, singer and bass player for the band, The Stargazer Lilies. Amidst the ups and downs of musicianhood, Kim too made the leap from NYC to the Poconos in search of a…yep, a different lifestyle.

#12 Carolita Johnson(New Yorker Cartoonist) / Sari Botton (Writer, NY Times ) “Learning to Say No”

Theresa and guest hostess Carolita Johnson, artist and New Yorker cartoonist, talk about Carolita’s journey back and forth between New York City and Paris, dodging careers your parents envision for you, and becoming an artist on your own terms. They are joined by special guest Sari Botton, writer, Essays Editor at Longreads, Editorial Director at TMI Project, editor of Goodbye to All That and Never Can Say Goodbye, and founder of Kingston Writer’s Studio.

#11 Rebecca Martin “Songwriter and Activist”

On today’s show, we sit down with songwriter, musician, and advocate Rebecca Martin to talk about her life as a musician, how she has been organizing from a very young age, and how she balances those two parts of herself today. Rebecca talks about how she deals with conflict and challenge, rising above and moving forward.