In this most adventurous and INTERESTING episode JV recounts the recent 8 day adventure hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in WA State. Follow along as he recounts both the external and the internal experiences of going deep into the backcountry and frolicking on ridge lines. Enjoy!
In this monologue episode JV lays out the foundations for how our lives are all essentially stories with beginnings, middles, and ends. The value of these stories is inestimable and form the nucleus of what we believe and how we act in the world. This episode is also a tribute to a recently lost friend with some stories of her impact on JV. Enjoy!
In this monologue episode JV discusses the book Being Mortal by surgeon Atul Gawande. What does it mean to live your life to the end with autonomy and self-determination? What choices do doctors give us when the diagnosis is grim and how do we know what is truly important for an acceptable quality of life? Listen to this podcast and then READ this most INTERESTING book!
The first return guest! JV and Emily have a follow-up conversation regarding the 'why' of art and photography. What motivates an artist to create? Why spend your time making pictures? How do you teach young people to see? All that plus the future of Personal Grocery Shopping on this most INTERESTING episode!