3:13 Lighting Your Fire

February 16, 2022 00:35:13
3:13 Lighting Your Fire
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3:13 Lighting Your Fire
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We are back! Thank you for your patience!  Kel and I needed to rethink the podcast; basically we love to talk TO people, and after two years wanted to find a way to make the podcast more of a conversation with the community and less just the two of us (with the occasional guest). So, […]

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