014: It’s the How-To Festival!

Join us for the fifth year of the spectacular How-To Festival! We get into the festival's history and inspiration, this year's presenters, and more in this little episode. (And if you're arriving to this episode late... join us for How-To 2023!) Oranges & Peaches is recorded in the SOUND+VISION Studio at Lawrence Public Library. Thanks…
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How-To in 2022!

Well, folks! Another item to file under “My, how time flies!”: this will be the fifth year for the How-To Festival. Every year has seen a different lineup of presenters (and, due to the circumstances, a variety of formats!), but what has remained continuous is the ample bounty of creativity and resourcefulness our friends and…
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An Assembly of Community Gatherings, Including Juneteenth

This is an invitation to deepen your connections in our community, attend notable events in Lawrence, and checkout related reading. I hope you’ll attend several of these local happenings and that you also find books of interest. Please read on! The Wakarusa Wetlands Celebration is Sunday, July 10, rescheduled from June 5 due to potential…
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013: Protecting Each Other

It's Mental Health Awareness Month, so we’re joined by very special guest... Meg Hasselman, Program Coordinator and all-around great advocate from Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ (KSPHQ)! Oranges & Peaches is recorded in the SOUND+VISION Studio at Lawrence Public Library. Thanks to Joel Bonner for composing our jingle and editing the show. O&P Show Notes Summer…
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Twinkle, Twinkle

I was about to really dig in and write this blog post when I stumbled across a 1-star book review on Amazon and had so much fun reading it that I’ve decided to give up my original topic. Sorry, but you’ll have to wait till another day for my annotated list of the best children’s…
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The Wilderness Will Get You!

Summer vacation is just over the horizon, and while I’m sure some of you are looking forward to hiking through dense woodlands, roasting marshmallows over a crackling campfire, and perhaps even tanning by a cool, calm lake, there are a few of us who look forward to avoiding the Summer’s oppressive heat like vampires. That’s…
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