Orchids & dandelions on the radio, ctd

OrchidBabe

Last Friday I was on "To the Best of Our Knowledge," the excellent talk show put out by Wisconsin Public Radio, talking with Anne Strainchamps about my Atlantic article. Strainchamps is a good interviewer and we got some interesting calls. Those who missed it can listen to the hour-long segment here (Look for the "Listen to Archive" link just below the program description.)

And now I'm off to drive across the frozen north. More later.

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