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Welcome to Life Lab Notes, where we review and compare our notes about Life, what we have in common, what makes humans tick, and how we can keep from blowing up the lab. Featuring the talents of brilliantly fun and inspiring writers and actors, we explore the heartwarming and heartbreaking, compelling and silly, with sketch comedy, personal stories, and original music. 

Dec 20, 2021

Slowly, guarding herself carefully, Cathy has been opening up to La Señora, but it’s going to take one more episode, one more recipe, to help her open up to herself. This is that episode. This is the last installment in our three-part series, Slow Cooker Chronicles - A Fable in Three Recipes. This is Chapter Three:...

Dec 1, 2021

Chapter Two: Slowvember (Giving the Seeds Their Heat) Part two is chock full of flavour and, like any good fable, metaphors. Cathy remembers a little from her last visit with La Señora, but will this month’s Tex-Mex Chile con Carne push her further away from herself?

Featuring the voice talents of Nerea Duhart...

Oct 31, 2021

Chapter One: Crocktober (Or How To Make Chili Without Your Soul)

In this, the first in a three-part series, we meet Cathy, Cathy meets "the crazy lady downstairs" and neither enjoys the chili queso.

Featuring the voice talents of Nerea Duhart (Chiquita/Cathy), Graciela Valderrama (La Señora), Robyn Clark (Kid 2), and...

Dec 21, 2020

There's a lot of pressure to put out the perfect end-of-year podcast, that is the perfect blend of a thoughtful review of the year, a humourous look at life’s outtakes, and an upbeat toast to the future.

Luckily, someone made paper snowflakes and saw a big metaphor; and someone else took a long walk and met a wise...

Nov 26, 2020

We’ve been gathered together for months, hunkered down with our immediate family/household.

It hasn’t been easy turning home into home, school, office, some semblance of a gym, storage facility for toilet paper and sanitizing wipes. We’ve had to bob and weave more than usual to make things work.

This year, the...