Satellite Sisters Founding Documents. Yes, we actually have them. Mission statement, goals, fundamental values that we wrote together before Satellite Sisters debuted in April 2000. On today’s show, Lian, Julie and Liz discuss what they meant to us originally and what they mean now. We’ve been thinking a lot about our Satellite Sisters mission, our voice, our Home Truths and our commitment to civility. It’s all about intelligence, respect and humor. Also today: Mary Tyler Moore, Hidden Figures, Operation Sea Turtle, Turmeric, Lian’s return to the stage and Julie’s warning about hotel thermostats. No, it’s not just you. They are bogus.
The Mary Tyler Moore news is that UNBELIEVABLY she has been buried in the same cemetery as our parents on Fairfield, Connecticut. If you plan to visit Mary there, you might also want to swing by Edna and James Dolan.
At the SAG Awards Sunday night, the cast of Hidden Figures won the big prize in the motion picture category. Well done, sisters! If you have not seen this film about the previously little-known work of African-American women at NASA, make time.
Julie has scientific proof that hotel thermostats are largely bogus, just as you always suspected. Plus, turmeric may not really be good for you. Another myth. And why does check-writing persist in the digital age? This article explains why. Do you groan in the grocery line when you see the checkbook and pen come out? Us, too. Here’s a Wall Street Journal Story entitled “Go Ahead. Write A Check For Your Coffee. “I’ve Got All Day.”
Liz updates us on Operation Sea Turtle With A Twist: The Mindfulness Edition. She experiments with one meditation class and one restorative yoga class. Results are shall we say, mixed.
Lian is returning to something she has not tried in 30 years. We won’t spoil the surprise. You have to listen. We’ll only say that costumes ARE involved.
Anyone have any strong Super Bowl feelings out there? Lian, Julie and Liz each have different takes on the game.
Don’t forget about our event at the Santa Monica Public Library on Saturday April 22 at 2 pm. More details to come.
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