014 Smile

This is the episode where Fletch encourages you to turn that frown upside down. He also discusses smiling and the ins and outs of Resting Bitch Face. You won't want to miss this edition of theMangoTimes Podcast.

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011 The Real Life Calvin Podcast Episode 2

On this special episode of theMangoTimes podcast, I am playing the 2nd episode teaser for our newest podcast called, The Real Life Calvin Podcast. Our 8yr old son, Christian, is the real life Calvin and on this episode we talk about Calvin and Hobbes and what it is we like about the comic strip. I love that this is a comic strip equally enjoyed by both Christian and me, but seperated by 30 years of time. Enjoy!

Quietly making noise,

010 The Real Life Calvin Podcast Episode 1

On this episode of theMangoTimes podcast, I want to introduce you to The Real Life Calvin Podcast which I have begun recording with my 8yr old son, Christian. It's a fun little project. He gets to learn about podcasting and editing of sound. I give him a lot of the controls, so don't expect too much! Even so...he's pretty darn funny! Enjoy it for what it is!

Quietly making noise, Fletch

008 Hope Shifting

Photo used courtesy of  Redeemer Church , Modesto CA

Photo used courtesy of Redeemer Church, Modesto CA

It is so easy to shift our hope and look for identity in things of the world and in the bondage of religion. Why do we do this? Where should we be looking for our identity, our purpose, our value, and our hope?

On this edition of theMangoTimes podcast, Fletch attempts to define the idea of Hope Shifting and idol worship. 

This is the graphic Fletch mentioned during the podcast that depicts the pendulum of living in gospel centered identity.

Episode Timeline
7:50 Guest - Jim Applegate
13:00 Guest - Kendra Fletcher
17:00 Guest - Bill Kenoyer
19:55 Guest - Kristi Gregg

Quietly making noise,


004 The 100 Day Challenge

Skyping with James

Skyping with James

On this episode of theMangoTimes podcast, I sit down and have a conversation with my good friend James Estes.

Jamesy and I met during our freshman year of high school, which puts our relationship clock at just over 30 years. Back in high school, we were Young Lifers, we co-wrote a movie review column for our school's newspaper, and we began our life-long love for good coffee

During the podcast, we briefly talk about Hawaii, creativity and dropping our kids off at college. We also talk about our 100-day challenge goal that begins today.

What about you? Have you ever wanted to take a 100-day challenge? Join us! Start today and let us know what you are going to do in the comments below!

Want to follow our challenge? You can join us over on Twitter. Use can follow the general hashtag #100daychallenge (others are doing their own 100 Day Challenge) or link directly to James (@ventidrip) or Fletch (@themangotimes)

Quietly making noise,