Ep. 37 Brave and Beautiful – LIVE – with guests Alison Young & Katie Dahl

Alison Young, the blissful hiker, seeks out the natural world for healing and finds beauty in thriving one magnificent trail at a time. Katie Dahl shares songs that are “terrifyingly personal” and learns that there is unexpected communion in acceptance.  Mary Shaffer searches for a spark of joy at a craft fair and discovers a life-changing truth spoken by her ancestors. Dae appreciates her grandmother for the gift of the soothing sounds of cooking. Silvia is grateful for the pain that has shaped who she is today. Sue realizes that a blanket of protection for her garden beds is more than just a metaphor for her life.  And Zippy makes a commitment to sobriety and brings us a powerful new song celebrating the joys that flower into something brave and beautiful.

Episode Details
  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #37 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Cast: Dae Yang, Silvia Pontaza, Zippy Laske and Sue Scott
  • Written by Dae, Silvia, Zippy and Sue
  • Special Guest is Alison Young
  • Musical guest is Katie Dahl
  • Guest Storyteller is Mary Shaffer
  • Original songs “Since I Was Eight” “Sacristy” and “The Northeast Corner” music & lyrics by Katie Dahl.
  • Original song “Unexpected Joy” music and lyrics by Zippy Laske
  • Live Real-Time Captioning by Erica Cook
  • Live Audio Engineering by John Robinson
  • Photos by Bonni Allen
  • Live show volunteers Susanne Egli & Carolyn Denton
  • Mixed & Edited by Sue Scott
  • Mastered by Tony Axtell