The John G. Moore 5-Minute Podcast

The John G. Moore 5-Minute Podcast

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The Scales of Just Us
Sep 20 • 5 min
If two opposing members of the Supreme Court could be best friends, why can’t we do better than we are? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
It’s a Sign
Sep 13 • 6 min
Signs are all around us. But, do they really work? From presidential signs to farmer’s market signs, this week, we see which signs really make us act. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Girl Curl
Sep 6 • 5 min
Remember girls curling their hair with orange juice cans, spongy pink rollers, and tying it up with ponytail twists? The curling iron ruined all of the fun guys had from taking pictures of that. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
True Grits
Aug 24 • 6 min
Grits. They’re Southern, and underappreciated. The history of grits and reasons to like them. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/john-g-moore/support
Nuts So Long Ago
Aug 23 • 4 min
The smell of parched peanuts filled my childhood. Why do we not see them as much as we used to? The history of the peanut and the best way to prepare them in the shell are the focus of this week’s John G. Moore 5-Minute Podcast. —- Support this podcast:…
His Name is Charlie
Aug 22 • 5 min
Puppies and kittens are cute and easily find homes. Older pets, not so much. Charlie is a 7-year-old Basset / Beagle mix. And after three attempts, he finally has a home. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Trumping The Competition
Aug 19 • 41 min
What is the Republican plan to hold on to the White House and the senate in 2020? David Stein, Chairman of the Smith County Texas Republican Party, discusses the blueprint for wooing new Republican voters and winning in November. —- This episode is…
Ya’ll Come Back Now, Ya Hear?
Aug 16 • 6 min
He gave us three of the biggest TV shows of our youth. And you probably don’t even know his name. This week, a salute to Paul Henning. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
The Old TV Dinners Were Better
Aug 8 • 5 min
Turkey and dressing, Mexican enchiladas, Chinese chicken chow mein. All great TV dinners. But now it seems that Lean Cuisine is all we can find. Bring back the good ones. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
The Swimming Hole
Aug 1 • 5 min
It’s heartbreaking to hear that the favorite swimming hole of your youth is now closed. But, what great memories. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
1980
Jul 25 • 5 min
It’s been forty years since I finished high school. Have things changed that much since then for graduating seniors? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Retiring Rockers
Jul 18 • 4 min
After seeing that one of my favorite rock stars is retiring, I asked the waiter for my reality check. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Giant Cucumbers and Canning The Garden
Jul 12 • 5 min
How can cucumbers get so big, yet we can’t see them? And should we can everything we grow in the garden? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Please Give Me Four Minutes on The Fourth of July 2020
Jul 4 • 4 min
The politicians need to grow a pair. But they haven’t and they won’t. My thoughts on what we have to do to protect ourselves, our history, and our country. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Why Don’t We Use The Metric System?
Jul 4 • 7 min
It was over 50 years ago that my Weekly Reader told me we’d be using the metric system by the year 2000. What happened? I think I know the answer. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support…
The Pinball Wizards of Wal Mart
Jun 27 • 5 min
Once upon a time, pinball machines were the rage with teenage boys. And my buddy Clint and I were the kings of our hometown. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
The John G. Moore Podcast - Antique Sprinklers
Jun 20 • 5 min
We need to bring back the sprinklers of old. The ones that when you stepped on them barefooted in the dark, you knew it. They looked cool and lasted. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
The John G. Moore Podcast - A Good Ribbing
Jun 14 • 6 min
In the South, beans in chili or dry rub on ribs can cause quite a stir. My new approach to making ribs may cost me my Man Card. Thanks for listening to this week’s edition of my podcast. ~ John —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
John G. Moore Podcast - Jeff Johnson - Surviving Cancer
Jun 6 • 62 min
If you’ve had or have cancer, or know someone who has, my podcast this week is one I ask that you listen to and share. He worked across the hall from me. One day, he walked into my office and closed the door. “The doctor just told me that I have Stage 4…
John G. Moore Podcast - Reeve Jackson - Why Run for Political Office?
May 30 • 41 min
I’ve known Reeve Jackson since Sesame Street was his favorite television program. Today, he has a law degree and two board certifications in the field. So, when he announced he was running for 114th District Court Judge in Smith County, Texas, I thought,…
John G. Moore Podcast - Farm Hand’s Companion with Pa Mac
May 23 • 47 min
He only publishes about three videos a year on his YouTube channel, yet he has over 43,000 subscribers. I’m one of them. Farm Hand’s Companion is filled with videos of a man in overalls who works hard, but never says a word. His name is Gary McWilliams,…
John G. Moore Podcast - Homesteading - Bruce and Judy McDowell
May 16 • 36 min
Homesteading. Living like your grandparents - or even great grandparents - did. Raising your own food, livestock, and making due with what the land and Lord provide. So, why do some choose to live this lifestyle, when most things are available and…
The John G. Moore Podcast - What is a Life Coach? - With Steve Strauss
May 9 • 46 min
John: “Steve, does everyone need a Life Coach?” Steve: “Yes, I believe they do.” What is a Life Coach? In this edition of the John G. Moore Podcast, Texas-based Steve Strauss is the guest. He’s been a life coach for many years, and helped people of all…
John G. Moore Podcast - Pamula Pierce Barcelou - Restoring her Father’s Movie Classic - The Legend of Boggy Creek
Apr 25 • 34 min
Pamula Pierce was in the second grade when her father put her in his first motion picture - The Legend of Boggy Creek. That was 1972. No one, including her father, had any idea that the film would sell out multiple showings at theaters across the country…
The John G. Moore Podcast - Ken Chinn - The Chinn Guitar Project
Apr 16 • 34 min
A man takes his daughter to a specialty hospital for treatment of her epilepsy. She asks if she can take her guitar with her while she’s in the hospital. He says, yes. There, she meets a music therapist, who plays with her and shares the need for music…
John G. Moore Podcast - Kent Wells - From Small Town Arkansas to Nashville, Tennessee
Apr 11 • 57 min
The town of Ashdown, Arkansas, has produced a number of accomplished people. Kent Wells makes that list. A master of many musical instruments from a young age, Kent succeeded where many have tried - making it in Nashville, Tennessee. In this podcast, Kent…
The John G. Moore Podcast - Robin Hood Brians - The Man Who Recorded ZZ Top
Apr 4 • 53 min
In the early 1970s, a band calling themselves “The Moving Sidewalk” darkened the door of Robin Hood Brians’ recording studio in Tyler, Texas. It was there that they found their “sound.” Soon after, they changed their name to ZZ Top. “That Little Old Band…
John G. Moore Podcast - Classic Cars - Is the Hobby Waning? - with Robert Dodd
Mar 28 • 43 min
Some classic cars once sold in the six figures. Some still do, but the younger generations don’t seem to have the same affinity for vehicles as the Baby Boomers. So, what’s happening to the once-great pastime of collecting classic cars? On the podcast,…
Corona Virus Update - John G. Moore Podcast - with George Roberts, CEO of the Northeast Texas Public Health District
Mar 20 • 44 min
Stay home? Go to work? Am I at risk? On this edition of the John G. Moore Podcast, we get the latest updates on the do’s and don’ts related to the Corona Virus from the CEO of the Northeast Texas Public Health District, George Roberts. —- This episode is…
John G. Moore Podcast - Very soon, Drones will be helping to save lives - with Phil Burks of First iZ
Mar 15 • 30 min
You’re in an accident and the first responder you see on the scene is a drone? It’s not science fiction. It’s close to becoming reality. Phil Burks is head of the company First iZ, which is leading the way in making drones that can deliver crucial…
John G. Moore Podcast - It’s All Relative - With Mary Carter Douglas
Mar 7 • 39 min
What if you took the Ancestry DNA test and found out about another family you didn’t even know you had? And another? And a niece? And more? In this episode, John’s school classmate, Mary Carter Douglas, discusses what happens when you take a DNA test and…
The John G. Moore Podcast - Episode 1 - Sarah Sloan
Mar 2 • 44 min
Sarah Sloan “begged” me to do a podcast. She wasn’t the first person to encourage me to do one. So, I figured, “Why not?” Since Sarah has her own podcast called, “The Wind Breaker,” I assumed she knew what she was doing. So, Sarah is my first guest. I’ll…