January 11, 2024

Eggs 344: Fresh Start: Reflecting and Connecting with Ryan & Mike – A New Year's Journey on Eggs!

Welcome to the first episode of the new year! Join us as co-hosts Ryan and Mike sit down for a candid catch-up session, reflecting on the journey of "Eggs!" and setting the stage for exciting episodes to come.

Key Moments:

  • [00:00:89] Opening and Welcome: Ryan welcomes listeners to the new year and the new show, reflecting on past achievements and listener support.
  • [00:34:914] Behind the Scenes: Mike shares a light-hearted anecdote about unexpected guest issues due to internet connectivity.
  • [01:48:182] Personal Updates and Reflections: Ryan discusses the challenges and personal events of the previous quarter, including family traditions and the loss of a loved one.
  • [04:16:834] Holiday Highlights and Global Warming: The hosts share their holiday experiences, the impact of weather changes on traditional activities, and starting new traditions.
  • [09:47:792] Adventures in Snow Machining: Ryan and Mike talk about the thrills and spills of snow machining, highlighting the unpredictability of nature and equipment.
  • [17:01:57] Music and Creativity: Mike delves into his experiences recording a local band, underscoring the intricacies and labor of love involved in the process.
  • [28:08:734] The Value of Music: The co-hosts discuss the state of the music industry, the impact of streaming services, and their personal connections to music.

Episode Highlights:

  • Ryan's family tradition of holiday trips and the switch from presents to experiences.
  • The impact of climate change on winter sports and family traditions.
  • Personal stories from Ryan and Mike about navigating the challenges of 2023.
  • Insights into the music industry, content creation, and the evolution of the podcast.

Hosted by Michael Smith and Ryan Roghaar
Produced by Ryan Roghaar
Theme music: "Perfect Day" by OPM

The Carton:
Feature with Zack Chmeis of Straight Method up now! https://medium.com/the-carton-by-eggs/zack-chmeis-35dae817ac28


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