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Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles life transitions and decisions, current events + trends, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers.

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Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles life transitions and decisions, current events + trends, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers.

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FAVORITES: Officer Rubbish and Lab Rats Test Calcium Supplements

7/16/2024
FAVORITES: Here are Sheila, Monica and Lian on April 9, 2008. A rolling stop brings Officer Rubbish into Sheila's life plus the Lab Rats review chewable calcium supplements. As the Rats say, calcium is the new prozac. Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them. Our exciting new sponsor is: Miracle Suit https://miraclesuit.com Use code sisters Plus: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Listen to other Summer of '24 FAVORITES: FAVORITES: Root Canal Fro-Yo Rage FAVORITES: Lian Interviews Dave Barry + Ridley Pearson, Lab Rats Test Soy Milk FAVORITES: College Drop-Off Dolan-Style All of our FAVORITES podcasts are posted here on our blog.  Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:55

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FAVORITES: Cozy Couch, Naked Locker Room Convo, Mensa Test

7/9/2024
FAVORITE: This Madness + Mayhem episode dates all the way back to fave conversations from 2005. Sheila is on the Cozy Couch. Julie has a Mensa Word Test for Liz, Sheila and Engineer John Ramos, Lian and Monica and listeners try to help Sheila with some credit card issues and Lian gets to scoop from Sheila about an unusual naked conversation she had. Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them. Our exciting new sponsor is: Miracle Suit https://miraclesuit.com Use code sisters Plus: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Listen to other Summer of '24 FAVORITES: FAVORITES: Root Canal Fro-Yo Rage FAVORITES: Lian Interviews Dave Barry + Ridley Pearson, Lab Rats Test Soy Milk FAVORITES: College Drop-Off Dolan-Style Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:03

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FAVORITES: Julie's Tale of the Slobbery Tennis Ball, Sheila on Science, Lian's TV Habits

7/2/2024
FAVORITES: We've never solved this 2008 mystery of Julie, the stranger and Zorro's slobbery tennis ball. Lian, Monica and Sheila can't believe Julie was so trusting with an odd request. What started as a "sticky situation" became a potentially dark tale. Julie recommends a new play based on Little House on the Prairie that's on stage in Minnesota. Lian has some new TV habits. Her household has become a Nick At Night household. Science with Sheila! Sheila has a list of the 10 things not to worry about on vacation from science writer John Tierney of The New York Times. Killer hot dogs, shark attacks, unmarked wormholes. Plus big entertainment news from Sheila: She's been cast in a reality show. She's Dating Brad Garrett? Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them. Our exciting new sponsor is: Miracle Suit https://miraclesuit.com Use code sisters Plus: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Listen to other Summer of '24 FAVORITES: FAVORITES: Root Canal Fro-Yo Rage FAVORITES: Lian Interviews Dave Barry + Ridley Pearson, Lab Rats Test Soy Milk FAVORITES: College Drop-Off Dolan-Style Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:52

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FAVORITES: Root Canal Fro-Yo Rage, How To Peel An Egg

6/25/2024
Today's FAVORITE episode includes favorite food and fun conversations from all 5 sisters - from Lian's tale of a root canal rage to Sheila's critique of the Whole Foods merchandising scheme (baby wipes and wine together?). Plus ludicrous instructions about how to peel an egg. Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them. Our exciting new sponsor is: Miracle Suit https://miraclesuit.com Use code sisters Plus: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Listen to other Summer of '24 FAVORITES: FAVORITES: Lian Interviews Dave Barry + Ridley Pearson, Lab Rats Test Soy Milk FAVORITES: College Drop-Off Dolan-Style Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:56

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FAVORITES: Lian Interviews Dave Barry + Ridley Pearson, Lab Rats Test Soy Milk

6/18/2024
FAVORITE! Originally published in 2007, this Summer '24 FAVORITES episode of Satellite Sisters features Lian Dolan interviewing Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson about Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, part of their YA book series Peter and the Starcatchers. First, Sheila Dolan and Monica Dolan (aka The Lab Rats) test three kinds of soy milk with mixed results. Some paws up. Some paws down. Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:05

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FAVORITES: College Drop-Off Dolan-Style!

6/11/2024
FAVORITE episode from 2015. Liz and Lian discuss some crazy college drop-offs in our family's past. Hilarity ensues. No helicopter parents for us. Hear the details of Lian's drop-off at Pomona, Liz's at Brown, Monica's at Georgetown and Sheila's at a Howard Johnson Motor Lodge. Plus strategies for not eating that half a blueberry pie and a news round-up including the Chilean miners and Larry King. Lian and Liz both have suggestions for who should get Larry King's timeslot including Katie Couric, Bob Costas and pretty much anyone but Piers Morgan. Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Sign up for our new weekly newsletter PEP TALK here. Go the the Satellite Sisters website here Go to the Satellite Sisters You Tube Channel here. For The Marriage Sabbatical and all books by Lian Dolan, go to her website here. For all of our booklists at Bookshop.org, go to www.bookshop.org/shop/liandolan Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:46

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Santa Fe Travel Special inspired by The Marriage Sabbatical

5/24/2024
It’s a special Santa Fe Travel show! If you read Lian Dolan's bestselling novel, The Marriage Sabbatical and want to book your trip to the City Different, this is the episode for you. Or you want to plan a Girlfriends getaway to Santa Fe, we have the inside tips on art, culture, shopping, nature and margaritas. Episode Presenting Sponsor: MEA– Santa Fe Campus Join Lian at the MEA Workshop– Thriving at Any Age: A Lifetime of Women’s Wellness Mention Satellite Sisters when you register for a gifted June 24 through 29 https://www.meawisdom.com/workshop/a-lifetime-of-womens-wellness Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout Our first guest is Joanne Hudson, a spokes person from Tourism Santa Fe. They have a great websites with all kinds of itineraries, links, travel tips, information on arts, culture and classes. Plus, Joanne shares her favorite month to visit. Everything you need is at Santafe.org https://www.santafe.org/ Joanne mentions: Santa Fe School of Cooking https://santafeschoolofcooking.com/ Santa Fe Opera https://www.santafeopera.org/ Georgia O’Keeffe Museum https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/ Santa Fe Margarita Trail https://www.santafe.org/visiting-santa-fe/self-guided-tours/santa-fe-margarita-trail/ El Farol Bar, restaurante and Flamenco https://www.elfarolsantafe.com/ Our next guest is Satellite Sister Cheryl Karo who has become our de facto point person on the ground in Santa Fe. She has her recommendations for a great trip to Santa Fe including shopping, eating, art walks and all things Georgia O’Keeffe including: Ghost Ranch https://www.ghostranch.org/ Abiqui https://www.newmexico.org/places-to-visit/regions/northcentral/abiquiu/ Museum Hill in Santa Fe https://www.museumhill.net/ Canyon Road Art Galleries https://www.visitcanyonroad.com/businesses/galleries/ Palace of the Governors on the Plaza https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/new-mexico-palace-of-the-governors.htm Meet Lian Dolan in Santa Fe: Book Club Meet and Greet at Chomp Food Hall Sunday, June 23rd from 3 to 5 - light refreshments Event calendar here: https://www.liandolan.com/events/ Join Lian at the MEA Workshop– Thriving at Any Age: A Lifetime of Women’s Wellness Mention Satellite Sisters when you register for a gifted June 24 through 29 https://www.meawisdom.com/workshop/a-lifetime-of-womens-wellness Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:44

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Big Announcement: Lizness Not Bizness Busts Out!

5/14/2024
Liz announces her "Lizness Not Bizness" plan for 2024-25: She's been accepted as a Fellow in Stanford University's Distinguished Careers Institute. On this new episode, she answers Julie and Lian's questions about the program and why she decided to make a big move this fall. You can also check out the program here. https://dci.stanford.edu/. Liz's 2024-25 DCI cohort is listed here: https://www.linkedin.com/school/stanford-dci/ Lian added a couple of special Satellite Sisters Meet-Ups on her book tour. On June 3 in Portland, there will be a no-host meet-up at McMenamins Cedar Hills not far from Powells Cedar Hills from 5:30 to 6:30 before her appearance at 7. Monica and Liz will both attend the meet-up and Powells. Woo hoo! Then in Santa Fe on June 23, there will be a book discussion, wine and mingling at Chomp https://www.chompsantafe.com/ in the Community Loft. Complete details for all events on Lian's website. In other news on this podcast episode, Julie reviews the details of her Regional Family Meeting in Bend, Oregon and the difference one Carvel ice cream cake can make and has a special shout-out for the crew and passengers of American Airlines #530 - we love your new DFW - RDM service! Liz recommends not just season 3 of Hacks on Max but the official podcast about Season 3: https://youtu.be/KOFFlCL-hUY?si=V8SlLcydaXx_HsKN Plus Pole Pedal Paddle happens in Bend, Oregon this weekend, a quintessential Bend athletic event that combines Alpine skiing, Nordic Skiing, biking down the mountain, running through dirt trails, paddling along the Deschutes River and a final sprint to the finish. https://www.bendsource.com/outside/from-the-mountain-to-the-river-embracing-bends-iconic-pole-pedal-paddle-tradition-21120015 Thank you to our sponsors and to listeners for using these special urls and codes to support them: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout New 2024 Satellite Sisters episodes to download: Fitness and Aging with guest Liz Neporent. 3/12/24 Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Lessons Learned. 3/19/24 Women's Wellness Through Transitions like Menopause with MEA 3/26/24 Information about MEA Workshop Lian is attending in June: A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transitions with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz The Marriage Sabbatical Pub Day Book Talk by Lian Dolan. No spoilers on this episode! 4/2/24 Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book out now, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Visit the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com Visit + subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Shop the Satellite Sisters store here: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/collections/all Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:44

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Mother's Day 2024: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Connie Wang

5/7/2024
For Mother's Day 2024, we have two favorite interviews about mothers and mothering. The first is Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The new season of JLD's podcast Wiser Than Me is out now and includes interviews with Ina Garten, Billie Jean King and Patti Smith. The second interview is writer Connie Wang. Connie's new memoir about her life with her mother is Oh My Mother! A Memoir in Nine Adventures. Connie's interview was originally part of our 2023 Best Beach Bag Books episode. That show and other Best Beach Bag Books episode are available below, on all podcast apps and on our website. Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2023 with interview with crime writer Dervla McTiernan: Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2023 featuring Connie Wang Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2021 featuring Christina Baker Kline, author of The Exiles and The Orphan Train Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2020 featuring Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2019 featuring Jennifer Weiner Listen to Best Beach Bag Books 2018 featuring Jenna Blum Listen to Steven Rowley, author of the heartfelt and hilarious The Guncle, soon to be major motion picture! Thank you to our sponsors and to you for supporting them by using these special urls and codes: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout New 2024 Satellite Sisters episodes to download: Fitness and Aging with guest Liz Neporent. 3/12/24 Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Lessons Learned. 3/19/24 Women's Wellness Through Transitions like Menopause with MEA 3/26/24 Information about MEA Workshop Lian is attending in June: A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transitions with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz The Marriage Sabbatical Pub Day Book Talk by Lian Dolan. No spoilers! 4/2/24 Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book out now, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Visit the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com Visit + subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Shop the Satellite Sisters store here: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/collections/all Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:16

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Travel Special 2024: Iceland, Japan, New Orleans, New Zealand + Listener Summer Plans

4/30/2024
Travel Special! On today’s new Satellite Sisters episode, we explore the world. Lauren Bates, founder of Wild Terrains which supports women-owned businesses in every country, joins to talk Iceland, Japan, New Orleans and planning her own honeymoon in Greece. Then Julie Dolan has tales of two weeks in New Zealand hiking, walking and fishing with her husband and Backroads. Plus Lian Dolan is going to the new Santa Fe campus of MEA for A Lifetime of Women’s Wellness: Thriving through Transitions with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz. There’s still time to join this workshop June 24 - June 29. Book it here: https://www.meawisdom.com/workshop/a-lifetime-of-womens-wellness Thank you to our sponsors and to you for supporting them by using these special urls and codes: Prose https://prose.com/sisters Framebridge https://framebridge.com Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters at checkout Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters at checkout New 2024 Satellite Sisters episodes to download: Fitness and Aging with guest Liz Neporent. 3/12/24 Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Lessons Learned. 3/19/24 Women's Wellness Through Transitions like Menopause with MEA 3/26/24 Information about MEA Workshop Lian is attending in June: A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transitions with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz The Marriage Sabbatical Pub Day Book Talk by Lian Dolan. No spoilers! 4/2/24 Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book out now, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Visit the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com Visit + subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Shop the Satellite Sisters store here: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/collections/all Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:27

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New Sisters Catch-Up: Hanging out with Valerie Bertinelli, Jon Bon Jovi, The Boss and our dearest college friends.

4/16/2024
Lian, Liz and Julie decide to spend a whole new episode just catching up! Where have they been? What are they watching + reading? What's coming up from Satellite Sisters? Lian has the latest on her new book The Marriage Sabbatical. It's a National Bestseller now! Thank you to all who pre-ordered, asked for it at their library and are posting recommendations on their own socials. Julie spent a weekend with her college women's group The Aging Models. It's their 30th anniversary of getting together annually! You can't make new old friends. Liz went to a Bruce Springsteen concert in LA and doesn't regret a bit of it, even though all that dancing may not have been ideal for her new knee. Just ask her physical therapist. Plus, Lian went to see Valerie Bertinelli at Vroman's and demands "Get that woman a talk show!". Here's Valerie's new cookbook. Indulge. Thanks to our advertisers! We appreciate your support. Listeners, you can support the podcast by using the special urls and promo codes: Find your personalize hair care system at Prose https://prose.com/sisters Try the Mega Moisture Duo at Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Convenient, top quality meat and seafood from Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters Frame almost anything for a great gift from Framebridge at framebridge.com Entertaining Sisters: Liz recommends Scoop on Netflix. A dramatization of the disastrous Prince Andrew BBC interview starring Gillian Anderson and Rufus Sewell. Lian's recommended books: What Happened to Nina by Satellite Sisters favorite Dervla McTiernan. Trail of the Lost: The Relentless Search To Bring Home The Missing Hikers of the Pacific Crest Trail by Andrea Lankford. New 2024 Satellite Sisters episodes to download: Fitness and Aging with guest Liz Neporent. 3/12/24 Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Lessons Learned. 3/19/24 Women's Wellness Through Transitions like Menopause with MEA 3/26/24 Information about MEA Workshop Lian is attending in June: A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transitions with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz The Marriage Sabbatical Pub Day Book Talk by Lian Dolan. No spoilers! 4/2/24 Upcoming Episode: April 30: A Satellite Sisters Travel Special featuring Lauren Bates from Wild Terrains and Julie's report on her recent trip to New Zealand. Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book out now, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Visit the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com Visit + subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Shop the Satellite Sisters store here: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/collections/all Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Satellite Sisters, The Marriage Sabbatical, Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan, Santa Monica, Dallas, Texas, Valerie Bertinelli, Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, women's health, women's fitness, friendship, Book Tours, Portland, Oregon, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:09

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The Marriage Sabbatical by Lian Dolan: Pub Day Book Talk!

4/2/2024
Welcome to the publication day special for The Marriage Sabbatical, the new book by Lian Dolan. From William Morrow out April 2, 2024. In this episode, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan talk to Lian Dolan about the inspiration behind her latest novel, an adventurous story of one Gen X couple who hit midlife and need a vacation from their lives, their marriage and each other. Wife Nicole heads to Santa Fe to study silversmithing. Husband Jason opts for a motorcycle trip through Patagonia. What will happen when the sabbatical ends? We discuss process, writing habits, inspiration, storytelling and what if everyone thinks this is about Lian's marriage. Plus, take a look behind the planning of a book tour. (Hint-- not as glam as Sex & The City makes it seem.) To buy The Marriage Sabbatical, head to your favorite indie bookstore or find it everywhere, including here. To find out more about Lian Dolan, her book tour or booking her for your book club, visit her website here. To listen to the Satellite Sisters episode about Santa Fe and find notes about traveling to the City Different, click here. Thanks to our advertisers! We appreciate your support: Listeners, you can support the podcast by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters BritBox https://BritBox.com Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book that comes out April 2, 2024, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Visit the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com Visit + subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Shop the Satellite Sisters store here: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/collections/all Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Satellite Sisters, Marriage Sabbatical, Liz Dolan, Lian Dolan, Julie Dolan, Santa Monica, Dallas, Texas, Fiction Writing, Novel Publication, Romantic Comedy, Sweeney Sisters, Lost And Found In Paris, Open Marriage, Midlife Crisis, Book Writing Process, Author Career Advice, Creative Process, Book Tours, Portland, Oregon, Santa Fe, New Mexico Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:01

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Women's Wellness and Thriving Through Transitions Like Menopause and Aging

3/26/2024
Thanks to our partners at MEA, the midlife wisdom school, for sponsoring this episode about women's health, thriving though transitions like menopause and the new MEA workshop in Santa Fe. Our guests are Dr. Suzanne Gilbert-Lenz, a leading authority in women's health and hormones, and Christine Sperber, the co-Founder of MEA whose work focuses on navigating transition. Today's show focuses on Menopause, but the workshop in Santa Fe extends to all who want to thrive at any age. To learn more about MEA and this workshop, A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transition, click here. To learn more about MEA and their in person and online programs focused on navigating transition in midlife, click here. To learn more about Dr. Suzanne Gilbert-Lenz and her book Menopause Bootcamp, click here. Join LIAN DOLAN at the MEA workshop A Lifetime of Women's Wellness: Thriving Through Transition. Lian will be a student there, just like you. Bring your Satellite Sisters for a special added value gift at the workshop. Plus, plenty of FaceTime. Dates: June 24, 2024 to June, 29 in at the MEA ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:22

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SPECIAL: Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Lessons Learned

3/19/2024
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month! For today's episode., we revisist Lian's story of being diagnosed with colon cancer after a routine colonoscopy and how that early screening may have prevented a much more serious outcome. It's also the story of how being pestered by her friend Karah to get that screening may have saved her life. Satellite Sisters and Misters, this is what we do for each other. You have our permission to pester! We also bring listeners up to date as of today in terms of Lian's health. Four years after diagnosis and treatment, Lian talks about what it means to be a survivor and the lessons she learned about cancer as a patient that could be helpful to anyone going through cancer themselves. Or caregivers. Please share this show with your own Satellite Sisters and Misters. Here are the new guidelines for testing. For support for patients and families, here are some resources. American Cancer Society Colon Cancer Coalition Colorectal Cancer Alliance Lian Dolan's books: For information on Lian's novels, including The Marriage Sabbatical, her latest book that comes out April 2, 2024, please visit liandolan.com Join our community: Facebook Page, Facebook Group and on Instagram and Twitter @satsisters. Email Satellite Sisters at hello@satellitesisters.com. Follow Lian Dolan on @instagram @liandolan Follow Liz Dolan on @instagram @satellitesisterliz Follow Julie Dolan on @instagram @julieoldestsister Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:16

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SPECIAL: Fitness, Aging and Healthy Mindset with Expert Liz Neporent

3/12/2024
This is a special March 2024 episode with our longtime fitness expert Liz Neporent, a health and fitness writer and author of Fitness for Dummies and The Runner’s Brain. Liz answers questions from Lian Dolan and Liz Dolan about setting new health and fitness goals as we age, plus questions from listeners. She also lays out goals and guidance on creating a positive mindset, cardio, balance, flexibility and nutrition. The Satellite Sisters also discuss the power of being part of a community when it comes to attaining health goals. This month, Satellite Sisters will also be posting special health episodes on Menopause and on Cancer. Follow Satellite Sisters on any podcast app including Apple Podcasts. Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and to listeners for supporting these sponsors by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters BritBox https://BritBox.com Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters How to stay connected to the Satellite Sisters: Satellite Sisters website: https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters podcast page: https://satellitesisters.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our newsletter Pep Talk: Go to website home page and it will pop up. https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters blog page for show notes and more: https://satellitesisters.com/blog/ Shop in the Satellite Sisters Shop: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Satellite Sisters Facebook Group: Click to join so you can post, like, + comment https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Satellite Sisters Facebook Page: LIKE the page to get our announcements: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSistersPage Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Follow us on @instagram @satsisters https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Follow Lian @liandolan https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Follow Liz @satellitesisterliz. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:14

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022724 Remix Lux Real Estate, Plane Travel, Gap Takeover, Indie Spirit Awards

2/27/2024
Today's show is a Remix. We had back to Julie's relocation to Dallas, the upcoming Bunko World Championships, our takeover bid for the Gap and an awards season redux! Monica and Sheila take the blue carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards. Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and to listeners for supporting these sponsors by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters How to stay connected to the Satellite Sisters: Satellite Sisters website: https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters podcast page: https://satellitesisters.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our newsletter Pep Talk: Go to website home page and it will pop up. https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters blog page for show notes and more: https://satellitesisters.com/blog/ Shop in the Satellite Sisters Shop: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Satellite Sisters Facebook Group: Click to join so you can post, like, + comment https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Satellite Sisters Facebook Page: LIKE the page to get our announcements: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSistersPage Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Follow us on @instagram @satsisters https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Follow Lian @liandolan https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Follow Liz @satellitesisterliz. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Follow Julie @julieoldesister. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Our show email address is hello@satellitesisters.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:32

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Valentine's Galentine's with Calvin Trillin, Sex and the City and Wedding Announcements

2/13/2024
We’re reaching back into the archives for some Valentine’s tinged segments. Wedding announcements! Dating stories! And a lovely interview with venerable New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin about his wife Alice, the love of his life. And we have a catch up chat and discuss the new Martha Stewart series on CNN. Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and to listeners for supporting these sponsors by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters BritBox https://BritBox.com Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters Show Links Calvin Trillin’s book is About Alice. You can also read about his new book The Lede in the Los Angeles Times https://www.amazon.com/About-Alice-Calvin-Trillin/dp/1400066158 https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2024-02-13/calvin-trillin-lede-review-story-collection That’s Ambassador Kwan to you! Follow World Champion Figure Skater turned Diplomat on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/michellewkwan/?hl=en How to stay connected to the Satellite Sisters: Satellite Sisters website: https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters podcast page: https://satellitesisters.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our newsletter Pep Talk: Go to website home page and it will pop up. https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters blog page for show notes and more: https://satellitesisters.com/blog/ Shop in the Satellite Sisters Shop: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Satellite Sisters Facebook Group: Click to join so you can post, like, + comment https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Satellite Sisters Facebook Page: LIKE the page to get our announcements: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSistersPage Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Follow us on @instagram @satsisters https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Follow Lian @liandolan https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Follow Liz @satellitesisterliz. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Follow Julie @julieoldesister. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Our show email address is hello@satellitesisters.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:11

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Breaking 2024 News from Lian's Kitchen! Travel + Tech Talk, Cozy Couch, Believe it Or Not

1/30/2024
Breaking 2024 news about Lian's new 48 inch AGA Mercury Induction Range! It's a beauty. Then Lian does Legoland plus author Patricia talks to us about her book One Thousand Places to See Before You Die. Macchu Picchu, Petra, Jordan, Pyramids of Giza- Julie has hit them all! Next, a visit with Sheila on The Cozy Couch! Breathe, reach + snack, people! Then listener Ellen James calls in from the Sundance Film Festival. She volunteers as a usher there and has some great celeb sightings. Monica tells a tale of buying a iPod. It does not go well with the young salesperson in the tee shirt. And we play a round of Monica's Believe It Or Not. Which news story is the true one? Only Monica knows. Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and to listeners for supporting these sponsors by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters BritBox https://BritBox.com Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters How to stay connected to the Satellite Sisters: Satellite Sisters website: https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters podcast page: https://satellitesisters.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our newsletter Pep Talk: Go to website home page and it will pop up. https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters blog page for show notes and more: https://satellitesisters.com/blog/ Shop in the Satellite Sisters Shop: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Satellite Sisters Facebook Group: Click to join so you can post, like, + comment https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Satellite Sisters Facebook Page: LIKE the page to get our announcements: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSistersPage Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Follow us on @instagram @satsisters https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Follow Lian @liandolan https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Follow Liz @satellitesisterliz. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Follow Julie @julieoldesister. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Our show email address is hello@satellitesisters.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:03

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Smoothies, Space Exploration, International Lightning Round, Washed-Out Rose Parade

1/16/2024
Lian Dolan is reporting from the Rose Parade in the pouring rain, Sheila Dolan is making a smoothie from a Rancho La Puerta recipe, Julie Dolan introduces her International Lightning Round, Liz Dolan has some thoughts about thinking for the new year and Randy Wesson from CalTech's Jet Propulsion Lab visits to chat about exploring the universe the future of space travel. These segments are a remix from January 2006. Smoothie recipe from Rancho La Puerta: https://rancholapuerta.com/beauty-smoothie-for-strong-skin-hair-and-nails/ Thank you to our 2024 sponsors and to listeners for supporting these sponsors by using the special urls and promo codes: Jenni Kayne https://jennikayne.com. Use promo code sisters BritBox https://BritBox.com Use promo code sisters Prose https://prose.com/sisters Osea https://oseamalibu.com Use code satsisters Butcher Box https://butcherbox.com/sisters Use code sisters How to stay connected to the Satellite Sisters: Satellite Sisters website: https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters podcast page: https://satellitesisters.com/podcast/ Subscribe to our newsletter Pep Talk: Go to website home page and it will pop up. https://satellitesisters.com/ Satellite Sisters blog page for show notes and more: https://satellitesisters.com/blog/ Shop in the Satellite Sisters Shop: https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Satellite Sisters Facebook Group: Click to join so you can post, like, + comment https://www.facebook.com/groups/satellitesisters Satellite Sisters Facebook Page: LIKE the page to get our announcements: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSistersPage Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Page: https://www.youtube.com/@satellitesisters7265 Follow us on @instagram @satsisters https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Follow Lian @liandolan https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Follow Liz @satellitesisterliz. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Follow Julie @julieoldesister. https://www.instagram.com/satellitesisterliz/ Our show email address is hello@satellitesisters.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:14

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Sense of Connection - Satellite Sisters Uncommon Senses Part 1

12/19/2023
Today is the specially edited kick-off to the five- part series Satellite Sisters Uncommon Senses. Part 1 is Sense of Connection. This was performed in front of a live audience at the Satellite Sisters Big Fun Weekend in Minneapolis October 14, 2023. It includes the Satellite Sisters Home Truths as well as what we have learned over the years about the importance of being connected. The second episode Sense of Self is here. The third episode Sense of Humor is here. The fourth episode Sense of Adventure is here. The fifth episode Sense of Direction is here. Thank you to this week's sponsor and to listeners who use this special urls and code: Brit Box https://britbox.com Use code sisters at checkout For more information about Satellite Sisters in 2024, go to our blog here: https://satellitesisters.com/a-note-from-your-satellite-sisters/ Satellite Sisters links: Go to the Satellite Sisters website here: https://satellitesisters.com On the website, subscribe to Pep Talk, the Satellite Sisters Newsletter. All new Satellite Sisters Shop is open with all new merch. https://satellite-sisters-shop-5893.myshopify.com/ Email us at hello@satellitesisters.com Subscribe to the Satellite Sisters YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVkl... JOIN OUR COMMUNITY: - Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SatelliteSis... Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/satel... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/satsisters/ Threads: https://www.threads.net/@satsisters Email: hello@satellitesisters.com Lian Dolan on Instagram @liandolan: https://www.instagram.com/liandolan/ Liz Dolan on Instagram @satellitesisterliz: https://www.instagram.com/satellitesi... Julie Dolan on @Instagram @julieoldesister https://www.instagram.com/julieoldestsister/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:43