career paths

Misfortunes Quote-Unquote

When I pitched my guest, Shawn, about coming onto the show, my original idea was just talking to her about her career change from being a lawyer to becoming a psychotherapist. She counter-pitched me a story that I couldn’t resist. She said, and I’m paraphrasing, “Let me tell you about that time I drank from…

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Transcript: Misfortunes Quote-Unquote

Suzie Sherman (00:00:14):This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. All our lives continue to be derailed by COVID-19. Heading into this holiday season I urge all of us to be as safe as possible. Stay outdoors if…

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A Cruisible of Sorts with Amelia Ray

*I was oblivious to the pun when I said it in the episode! Today’s episode marks the one-year anniversary of the podcast! I posted the very first episode in September, 2019, way back in the Before Times. I feel really proud of And The Next Thing You Know, and I’m so, so grateful for everyone…

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Transcript: A Cruisible of Sorts with Amelia Ray

Suzie Sherman (00:00:14): This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. So, it’s week 28 of the COVID shutdown. None of our lives are going as we planned them. I hope you’re continuing to keep safe and staying…

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Transcript: Nancy Au Can’t Sew a Straight Line, or It’s Weird When Death Feels Familiar.

Suzie Sherman This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. Nancy Au is an author and a writing teacher based in the Bay Area. Her full length book of fiction, Spider Love Song And Other Stories was published…

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Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies

Nannette Mickle’s work life is a surprising and diverse series of next-things. She’s been a candy and cigarette girl, she’s worked in social services providing housing opportunities for unhoused folks. Back in the 90s, she once understudied as Bobby Brady in a notorious live show directed by Jill Soloway. And these days, she sits bedside…

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Transcript: Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies

Episode 03 Making Death Plans, Petting Bunnies Posted November 7, 2019 Suzie 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know, it’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman. My guest today is the multi-talented Nannette Mickle. Nannette’s work life is a surprising and diverse series…

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Transcript: And The Next Thing You Know…The Trailer

Episode 00: The Trailer Posted September 3, 2019 Suzie Sherman 0:00 This is And The Next Thing You Know. It’s a podcast about how our lives go exactly not as we planned them. I’m Suzie Sherman, and through a series of missteps and mistakes and disappointments, and serendipity, and beautiful surrender to the flow of…

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