Unfiltered SnapshotJan 22, 2022
My CVS Customer Experience
Yesterday Lindsay visited CVS to pick up prescriptions and buy items. She got more than she had bargained for. Listen to find out what happened.
This Is Your Mind on News
In light of the war between Russia and Ukraine, Lindsay reflects on how wars in general have affected her loved ones and herself. She highlights how World War II shaped her family and discusses the intergenerational impact of war, spiritual bypassing, and how people define "moving forward." Lastly, Lindsay offers recommendations for seeking support and consuming the news.
Lindsay opens up by addressing recent Spotify headlines and its connection to Anchor, and she acknowledges the broader questions with deciding what businesses to support. Then she discusses how businesses like Amazon, Bookshop.org, libraries, and bookstores impact how tsundoku manifests in her life. Reflecting on her case of tsundoku, Lindsay highlights her experiences with reading (or trying to read) Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown, A Radical Awakening by Dr. Shefali, Mixed Plate by Jo Koy, and A Burst of Light and Other Essays by Audre Lorde. Next she opines how books are like ice cream. Lastly, she shares how books played into her vacation at Hotel Vermont.
Dancing on My Own
In these times, many people are dancing alone. Lindsay shares her journey from going out and dancing with friends to dancing on her own at home. She also revisits the evolution of the blog and podcast for Unfiltered Snapshot, including diverse women's perspectives on her podcast, and how the she-cession has impacted the people around her.
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Honoring MLK: A Day Off or On?
This Monday will be Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Lindsay reflects on how she has seen MLK Day being acknowledged in her current life, in her binge watching of TV shows, and in the early years of her career with two AmeriCorps programs. Join her as she ponders the larger meaning behind acts of service intended to honor him.
Let It Snow
Yesterday was Greater Boston's first major snowstorm of the year. Lindsay recounts how the snowstorm canceled her plans, why snow cleanup in Boston is not that good, how playing in the snow is different as a kid versus as an adult, and what her major rule is for a fun snow day.
It's Our Anniversary
Today is the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. Lindsay remembers what that infamous day was like for her and how it compares to her memories of 9/11. She also discusses a recent visit to the hospital pharmacy during Omicron as well as the weird turns her social life has taken in the past couple years.
Happy New Year! What did you wake up to in 2022? If you're like Lindsay, you woke up without heat. Listen as Lindsay catches you up on what she has been doing, recaps how she found out she had no heat, reviews the different places she has lived, and shares her resolutions for the new year.
What Are You Honoring?
Recorded March 7, 2021: Lindsay shares a very special anniversary, discusses key supporters in her survivor journey, reflects on the sacred, talks COVID vaccines, and defines what healing through movement means to her.
Note: The Zumba class that is mentioned was virtual, not in person.
How Are You Staying Sane?
Recorded February 21, 2021: Lindsay covers a few of her mechanisms for staying sane during a pandemic. Learn what she is reading, how she is trying to get back into shape, and how to manage the physical side effects of working virtually.
Lunch with Lindsay: Sexual Activity During a Pandemic
Lunch with Lindsay: Election Month
Recorded November 11, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Parenting and Working During a Public Health Crisis
Recorded August 28, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Diversity and Inclusion Work During a Reckoning
Recorded August 5, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Health and the Workforce, Race in New England, and Pandemic Vacations
Recorded July 17, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Schools During a Pandemic and Allyship During a Movement
Recorded July 14, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Public Acknowledgment of Juneteenth, US History in Schools, and Screening Practices at Bars
Recorded June 19, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Work, Social Media, White Supremacy, Systemic Change, Global Movements, Elections, and Parenting During a Pandemic
Recorded June 8, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Supporting Black Lives Matter and Practicing Self-Care
Recorded June 5, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Talking Protests, Race, LGBTQ Issues, Cancer, Mental Health, Spirituality, and More
Recorded June 2, 2020
Lunch with Lindsay: Processing Racial Injustice in the US During a Pandemic
Recorded June 1, 2020