The Weekly Special – Harvest and Heat


>>PRODUCTION SUPPORT FOR “THE
WEEKLY SPECIAL” IS PROVIDED BY: >>AS THE WINTER WEATHER DRAGS
ON, WE’VE GOT SOME GREAT HOOSIER ON, WE’VE GOT SOME GREAT HOOSIER
STORIES TO REMIND YOU THAT STORIES TO REMIND YOU THAT
SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE
CORNER. CORNER.
ANNIE CORRIGAN HAS A DELICIOUS ANNIE CORRIGAN HAS A DELICIOUS
EARTH EATS RECIPES. EARTH EATS RECIPES.
AND WE’LL MEET SOME MYTHICAL AND WE’LL MEET SOME MYTHICAL
CREATURES. CREATURES.
AND DISCOVER AN INDIANA AND DISCOVER AN INDIANA
ORGANIZATION CHANGING OUR ORGANIZATION CHANGING OUR
COMMUNITIES, ONE ANIMAL AT A COMMUNITIES, ONE ANIMAL AT A
TIME. TIME.
MUSS HER VOICE HAS BEEN CALLED MUSS HER VOICE HAS BEEN CALLED
HAUNTING AND ETHEREAL. HAUNTING AND ETHEREAL.
MAYA EVANS WILL PERFORM IN THE MAYA EVANS WILL PERFORM IN THE
STUDIO. STUDIO.
STAY TUNED FOR THIS WEEK’S STAY TUNED FOR THIS WEEK’S
“WEEKLY SPECIAL.” ♪
>>>HELLO AND WELCOME TO “THE >>>HELLO AND WELCOME TO “THE
WEEKLY SPECIAL.” WEEKLY SPECIAL.”
I’M ERICA SAGON. I’M ERICA SAGON.
AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, IT OFTEN AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, IT OFTEN
FEELS LIKE SPRING COULD NOT BE FEELS LIKE SPRING COULD NOT BE
FARTHER AWAY, BUT WOULD YOU FARTHER AWAY, BUT WOULD YOU
GUESS THAT INDIANA’S FIRST GUESS THAT INDIANA’S FIRST
HARVEST IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING HARVEST IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING
RIGHT NOW? RIGHT NOW?
EARTH EATS ANNIE CORRIGAN HAS EARTH EATS ANNIE CORRIGAN HAS
JOINED US IN THE STUDIO TO TELL JOINED US IN THE STUDIO TO TELL
US MORE. US MORE.
WELCOME, ANNIE. WELCOME, ANNIE.
>>THANKS FOR HAVING ME. >>THANKS FOR HAVING ME.
>>HOOSIERS ARE HARVESTING >>HOOSIERS ARE HARVESTING
SOMETHING REALLY SPECIAL RIGHT SOMETHING REALLY SPECIAL RIGHT
NOW. NOW.
I’M GUESSING THAT THIS BOTTLE OF I’M GUESSING THAT THIS BOTTLE OF
MAPLE SYRUP IS A CLUE. MAPLE SYRUP IS A CLUE.
>>YES, YES, YOU ARE WELCOME FOR>>YES, YES, YOU ARE WELCOME FOR
THE LITTLE GIFT I BROUGHT YOU. THE LITTLE GIFT I BROUGHT YOU.
DID YOU KNOW THAT INDIANA IS THE DID YOU KNOW THAT INDIANA IS THE
MOST SOUTHERN MAPLE SYRUP PART MOST SOUTHERN MAPLE SYRUP PART
OF THE WORLD? OF THE WORLD?
WHEN IT STARTS RUNNING HERE, WHEN IT STARTS RUNNING HERE,
IT’S FIRST TIME THAT IT STARTS IT’S FIRST TIME THAT IT STARTS
RUNNING ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. RUNNING ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.
>>YOU ALWAYS HAVE THE BEST >>YOU ALWAYS HAVE THE BEST
FACTS ABOUT FOOD. FACTS ABOUT FOOD.
>>WHAT CAN I SAY? >>WHAT CAN I SAY?
>>I LIKE MAPLE SYRUP ON >>I LIKE MAPLE SYRUP ON
PANCAKES AND IT’S GOOD IN PANCAKES AND IT’S GOOD IN
DRESSINGS AND YOU HAVE A GREAT DRESSINGS AND YOU HAVE A GREAT
RECIPE FOR US TODAY. RECIPE FOR US TODAY.
>>IT’S A BIT OF AN UNUSUAL ONE.>>IT’S A BIT OF AN UNUSUAL ONE.
HAVE EVER PAIRED MAPLE SYRUP HAVE EVER PAIRED MAPLE SYRUP
WITH SOMETHING SPACEY? WITH SOMETHING SPACEY?
>>I DON’T THINK SO. >>I DON’T THINK SO.
>>ALL RIGHT. >>ALL RIGHT.
THIS ONE IS FOR YOU. THIS ONE IS FOR YOU.
LET’S CHECK IT OUT. LET’S CHECK IT OUT.
EARTH EATS AT FARM BLOOMINGTON. EARTH EATS AT FARM BLOOMINGTON.
LOVE SPENDING TIME WITH YOU. LOVE SPENDING TIME WITH YOU.
LET ME GUESS, SO WE’VE GOT LET ME GUESS, SO WE’VE GOT
CHICKEN. CHICKEN.
WE HAVE SCALLIONS, OBVIOUSLY WE HAVE SCALLIONS, OBVIOUSLY
MAPLE SYRUP. MAPLE SYRUP.
>>WHAT ARE WE GOING TO MAKE? >>WHAT ARE WE GOING TO MAKE?
>>DELICIOUS CHICKEN WINGS. >>DELICIOUS CHICKEN WINGS.
>>ABSOLUTELY. >>ABSOLUTELY.
NOW THESE CHICKEN WINGS ARE A NOW THESE CHICKEN WINGS ARE A
LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THAN YOU LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THAN YOU
GET AT ONE OF THESE CHICKEN WING GET AT ONE OF THESE CHICKEN WING
SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS. SPECIALTY RESTAURANTS.
THESE I MAKE AT HOME. THESE I MAKE AT HOME.
THEY ARE NOT DEEP FRIED AND NO THEY ARE NOT DEEP FRIED AND NO
ADDED FAT TO THEM. ADDED FAT TO THEM.
IT’S A LITTLE BIT HEALTHIER IT’S A LITTLE BIT HEALTHIER
VERSION. VERSION.
WHAT I WILL DO IS TAKE THESE WHAT I WILL DO IS TAKE THESE
CHICKEN WINGS, JUST PLAIN OLD CHICKEN WINGS, JUST PLAIN OLD
CHICKEN WINGS. CHICKEN WINGS.
WE HAVE ABOUT A DOZEN THERE. WE HAVE ABOUT A DOZEN THERE.
WE WILL JUST KIND OF SPREAD WE WILL JUST KIND OF SPREAD
THOSE OUT SO THEY ARE ALL ON THE THOSE OUT SO THEY ARE ALL ON THE
BOTTOM. BOTTOM.
THIS IS A NONSTICK PAN WHICH IS THIS IS A NONSTICK PAN WHICH IS
IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE ARE NOT IMPORTANT BECAUSE WE ARE NOT
ADDING ANY ADDITIONAL FAT TO ADDING ANY ADDITIONAL FAT TO
THESE. THESE.
I WILL PUT THE SKIN SIDE DOWN I WILL PUT THE SKIN SIDE DOWN
AND NOW WE ARE GOING TO KIND OF AND NOW WE ARE GOING TO KIND OF
BUILD OUR FLAVORS, WHICH WE BUILD OUR FLAVORS, WHICH WE
ALWAYS LIKE TO DO. ALWAYS LIKE TO DO.
A LITTLE BIT OF SALT, SOME BLACK A LITTLE BIT OF SALT, SOME BLACK
PEPPER, AND SOME GARLIC POWDER. PEPPER, AND SOME GARLIC POWDER.
SO YOU WANT TO REALLY MAKE THEM SO YOU WANT TO REALLY MAKE THEM
FAVORFUL SO YOU DON’T MISS THE FAVORFUL SO YOU DON’T MISS THE
HOT SAUCE THAT HAS ALL THE HOT SAUCE THAT HAS ALL THE
BUTTER. BUTTER.
WE WILL HAVE SOME CHILI FLAKES WE WILL HAVE SOME CHILI FLAKES
AND CAYENNE PEPPER AND THEN TO AND CAYENNE PEPPER AND THEN TO
BALANCE THE HEAT, WE WILL ADD BALANCE THE HEAT, WE WILL ADD
MAPLE SYRUP. MAPLE SYRUP.
OKAY? OKAY?
THAT WILL GIVE US THAT GLAZE. THAT WILL GIVE US THAT GLAZE.
>>NOW, THIS IS NOT ANY MAPLE >>NOW, THIS IS NOT ANY MAPLE
SYRUP. SYRUP.
THIS IS FROM A LOCAL MAPLE SYRUP THIS IS FROM A LOCAL MAPLE SYRUP
PURVEYOR? PURVEYOR?
>>YES, ABSOLUTELY. >>YES, ABSOLUTELY.
TIM BURTON AT BURTON MAPLE CAMP. TIM BURTON AT BURTON MAPLE CAMP.
HE MAKES THE SIGNIFICANT SERIES HE MAKES THE SIGNIFICANT SERIES
FOR THE RESTAURANT WHICH FOR THE RESTAURANT WHICH
HASLEMON PEELS AND SPICES IN IT. HASLEMON PEELS AND SPICES IN IT.
I WILL TAKE A CUP OF HOT WATER I WILL TAKE A CUP OF HOT WATER
AND WE’LL BRING IT TO A GOOD, AND WE’LL BRING IT TO A GOOD,
STRONG BOIL. STRONG BOIL.
IT TAKES A LITTLE BIT OF TIME. IT TAKES A LITTLE BIT OF TIME.
IT TAKES 20, 25 MINUTES TO COOK IT TAKES 20, 25 MINUTES TO COOK
THESE. THESE.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING TO DO IS WHAT WE ARE LOOKING TO DO IS
HAVE THEM STEAM AND BECOME HAVE THEM STEAM AND BECOME
TENDER AT THIS POINT. TENDER AT THIS POINT.
WE WILL PUT A LID ON AND THAT’S WE WILL PUT A LID ON AND THAT’S
GOING TO KEEP THE MOISTURE IN GOING TO KEEP THE MOISTURE IN
THE PAN. THE PAN.
WHEN YOU STICK A KNIFE IN THEM WHEN YOU STICK A KNIFE IN THEM
AND THEY ARE TENDER, THEN WE ARE AND THEY ARE TENDER, THEN WE ARE
GOING TO REDUCE THE LIQUIDS INTO GOING TO REDUCE THE LIQUIDS INTO
A GLAZE. A GLAZE.
SO WE WILL LET THIS SIMMER AND SO WE WILL LET THIS SIMMER AND
COME BACK IN ABOUT 15, 20 COME BACK IN ABOUT 15, 20
MINUTES. MINUTES.
ALREADY. ALREADY.
I WILL TAKE A KNIFE, AND JUST I WILL TAKE A KNIFE, AND JUST
STICK INTO THEM AND SEE HOW THE STICK INTO THEM AND SEE HOW THE
KNIFE COMES RIGHT OUT. KNIFE COMES RIGHT OUT.
IT DOESN’T STICK IN THE MEAT. IT DOESN’T STICK IN THE MEAT.
THAT MEANS THEY ARE NICE AND THAT MEANS THEY ARE NICE AND
TENDER AND FULLY COOKED. TENDER AND FULLY COOKED.
YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT YOUR YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT YOUR
CHICKEN IS FULLY COOKED, AT CHICKEN IS FULLY COOKED, AT
LEAST TO 160 DEGREES. LEAST TO 160 DEGREES.
NOW WHAT WE WILL DO IS WE WILL NOW WHAT WE WILL DO IS WE WILL
TAKE AT LID OFF AND LET THESE TAKE AT LID OFF AND LET THESE
SIMMER AND COOK DOWN UNTIL THAT SIMMER AND COOK DOWN UNTIL THAT
LIQUID BECOMES A GLAZE. LIQUID BECOMES A GLAZE.
IT ALMOST LOOKS LIKE A HONEY OR IT ALMOST LOOKS LIKE A HONEY OR
A SYRUP. A SYRUP.
AND IT WILL MAKE THE WINGS NICE AND IT WILL MAKE THE WINGS NICE
AND SHINY. AND SHINY.
WE WILL FINISH TASTING THEM AND WE WILL FINISH TASTING THEM AND
THEY ARE READY TO GO. THEY ARE READY TO GO.
>>ALL RIGHT. >>ALL RIGHT.
>>ALL RIGHT, ANNIE, SO YOU CAN >>ALL RIGHT, ANNIE, SO YOU CAN
SEE THAT THIS LIQUID IS ALMOST SEE THAT THIS LIQUID IS ALMOST
TOTALLY EVAPORATED. TOTALLY EVAPORATED.
WE WILL LET IT COOK DOWN JUST A WE WILL LET IT COOK DOWN JUST A
TOUCH MORE. TOUCH MORE.
I WILL JUST TASTE THIS. I WILL JUST TASTE THIS.
FOR SEASONING, I WILL ADD JUST A FOR SEASONING, I WILL ADD JUST A
TOUCH MORE SALT. TOUCH MORE SALT.
NOW, YOU ARE NOT A BIG CHILI NOW, YOU ARE NOT A BIG CHILI
HEAD, DO YOU? HEAD, DO YOU?
>>I LIKE SPICY FOOD BUT ONLY TO>>I LIKE SPICY FOOD BUT ONLY TO
A POINT. A POINT.
HOW SPICY ARE WE TALKING? HOW SPICY ARE WE TALKING?
>>IT’S NOT LIKE A HABANERA HOT.>>IT’S NOT LIKE A HABANERA HOT.
I WILL PUT ANOTHER PINCH. I WILL PUT ANOTHER PINCH.
>>I SAW THAT. >>I SAW THAT.
>>WE WILL FINISH IT WITH THE >>WE WILL FINISH IT WITH THE
SCALLIONS TO GIVE IT A LITTLE SCALLIONS TO GIVE IT A LITTLE
COLOR AND WE WILL PLATE THEM UP. COLOR AND WE WILL PLATE THEM UP.
THAT’S THE ONE PAN CHICKEN WINGS THAT’S THE ONE PAN CHICKEN WINGS
WITH A SPICY SCALLION AND CHILI WITH A SPICY SCALLION AND CHILI
GLAZE. GLAZE.
>>AND NOW I WILL TAKE THESE >>AND NOW I WILL TAKE THESE
AWAY FROM YOU, SIR. AWAY FROM YOU, SIR.
I WILL TAKE THESE AWAY. I WILL TAKE THESE AWAY.
YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT REAL YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT REAL
FOOD AND GREEN LIVING OPEN THE FOOD AND GREEN LIVING OPEN THE
EARTH EATS WEBSITE. EARTH EATS WEBSITE.
PRINT OFF RECIPES, READ THE PRINT OFF RECIPES, READ THE
LAIDEST IN FOOD NEWS AND DUB LAIDEST IN FOOD NEWS AND DUB
SCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY PODCAST. SCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY PODCAST.
IT’S ALL AVAILABLE AT IT’S ALL AVAILABLE AT
EARTHEATS.ORG. EARTHEATS.ORG.
>>>WOW, THOSE WINGS LOOKED >>>WOW, THOSE WINGS LOOKED
REALLY DELICIOUS. REALLY DELICIOUS.
PLEASE TELL ME, YOU GOT TO TASTE PLEASE TELL ME, YOU GOT TO TASTE
THEM. THEM.
>>I ATE THE WHOLE PLATE. >>I ATE THE WHOLE PLATE.
>>THERE’S A COOL FESTIVAL >>THERE’S A COOL FESTIVAL
COMING UP, THAT LETS PEOPLE COMING UP, THAT LETS PEOPLE
EXPERIENCE ALL THINGS MAPLE EXPERIENCE ALL THINGS MAPLE
SYRUP. SYRUP.
>>THIS IS REALLY SPECIAL FOR >>THIS IS REALLY SPECIAL FOR
OUR PART OF THE COUNTRY. OUR PART OF THE COUNTRY.
IT’S THE 5th ANNUAL NATIONAL IT’S THE 5th ANNUAL NATIONAL
MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL. MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL.
IT HAPPENED IN MEDORA, INDIANA IT HAPPENED IN MEDORA, INDIANA
WHICH IS A VERY SMALL, WHICH IS A VERY SMALL,
OUT-OF-WAY PLACE. OUT-OF-WAY PLACE.
AND NOW IT’S MOVING TO NASHVILLE AND NOW IT’S MOVING TO NASHVILLE
THIS YEAR. THIS YEAR.
THEY WILL BLOW IT OUT WITH LOTS THEY WILL BLOW IT OUT WITH LOTS
OF FOOD TO TASTE, REENACTMENTS. OF FOOD TO TASTE, REENACTMENTS.
THEY WILL HAVE A COOKING THEY WILL HAVE A COOKING
CONTEST. CONTEST.
IT WILL HAPPEN IN THE FIRST WEEK IT WILL HAPPEN IN THE FIRST WEEK
OF MARCH AND IT’S PROBABLY GOING OF MARCH AND IT’S PROBABLY GOING
TO BE A BLAST. TO BE A BLAST.
>>AWESOME. >>AWESOME.
WE WILL HAVE TO CHECK THAT OUT. WE WILL HAVE TO CHECK THAT OUT.
ANNIE, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANNIE, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR
BEING ON THE SHOW. BEING ON THE SHOW.
THE MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL IS THE MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL IS
TAKING PLACE MARCH 5th THROUGH TAKING PLACE MARCH 5th THROUGH
THE 8th ACROSS BROWN COUNTY. THE 8th ACROSS BROWN COUNTY.
GET MORE INFORMATION AT GET MORE INFORMATION AT
NATIONALMAPLESYRUPFESTIVAL.COM. NATIONALMAPLESYRUPFESTIVAL.COM.
WE CAN’T WAIT TO HAVE YOU BACK WE CAN’T WAIT TO HAVE YOU BACK
AND HEAR HOW IT ALL WENT. AND HEAR HOW IT ALL WENT.
>>SOME INDIANA ARTISANS ARE >>SOME INDIANA ARTISANS ARE
USING THIS SWELTERING FIRE TO USING THIS SWELTERING FIRE TO
TRANSFORM SWEETS BUT THE NEXT TRANSFORM SWEETS BUT THE NEXT
ARTIST USES FIRE TO CREATE ARTIST USES FIRE TO CREATE
BEASTS. BEASTS.
>>IN THIS WORK, YOU HAVE REALLY>>IN THIS WORK, YOU HAVE REALLY
GOOD DAYS AND SOMETIMES YOU WORK GOOD DAYS AND SOMETIMES YOU WORK
ALL DAY AND THE THING HITS THE ALL DAY AND THE THING HITS THE
FLOOR. FLOOR.
THE ONLY THING YOU CAN DO AT THE ONLY THING YOU CAN DO AT
THAT TIME IS TURN THE LIGHTS OFF THAT TIME IS TURN THE LIGHTS OFF
AND PICK IT ALL UP AND DO IT AND PICK IT ALL UP AND DO IT
AGAIN THE NEXT DAY. AGAIN THE NEXT DAY.
I WILL COME OUT HERE AT 6:00 IN I WILL COME OUT HERE AT 6:00 IN
THE MORNING BECAUSE MY HEAD IS THE MORNING BECAUSE MY HEAD IS
FULL OF THIS STUFF. FULL OF THIS STUFF.
♪ ♪
>>IT’S THE ONLY THING, >>IT’S THE ONLY THING,
PROBABLY, MY WHOLE LIFE THAT I PROBABLY, MY WHOLE LIFE THAT I
EVER REALLY, LIKE, LOVED DOING EVER REALLY, LIKE, LOVED DOING
ALL THE TIME. ALL THE TIME.
I WAS ABOUT 14 WHEN I PICKED IT I WAS ABOUT 14 WHEN I PICKED IT
UP. UP.
I LOVE ALL THE COLORS AND THE I LOVE ALL THE COLORS AND THE
VARIETIES AND THE MATERIALS AND VARIETIES AND THE MATERIALS AND
THE TOOLS ARE ALL HAND MADE AND THE TOOLS ARE ALL HAND MADE AND
THE WHOLE PROCESS MADE BASICALLY THE WHOLE PROCESS MADE BASICALLY
TO STAND UPWARD. TO STAND UPWARD.
AND THEN IT TURNS INTO THESE AND THEN IT TURNS INTO THESE
BEAUTIFUL SCULPTURES. BEAUTIFUL SCULPTURES.
I DON’T USE MOLDS. I DON’T USE MOLDS.
IT’S ALL DONE FROM THE GROUND IT’S ALL DONE FROM THE GROUND
UP. UP.
SO IT’S A REAL KIND OF INTIMATE SO IT’S A REAL KIND OF INTIMATE
PROCESS IN A WAY, YOU KNOW? PROCESS IN A WAY, YOU KNOW?
IT’S SOMETHING THAT TANGIBLE IT’S SOMETHING THAT TANGIBLE
THAT CAN OUT LIVE ME. THAT CAN OUT LIVE ME.
THAT’S ONE OF THE EXCITING PARTS THAT’S ONE OF THE EXCITING PARTS
ABOUT IT. ABOUT IT.
I GUESS IT’S JUST IN MY BLOOD AT I GUESS IT’S JUST IN MY BLOOD AT
THIS POINT. THIS POINT.
I HAVE IT IN ME. I HAVE IT IN ME.
I HAVE TO GET IT OUT. I HAVE TO GET IT OUT.
YOU KNOW, IF I DON’T DO IT, I YOU KNOW, IF I DON’T DO IT, I
START TO, LIKE, NOT FEEL LIKE START TO, LIKE, NOT FEEL LIKE
MYSELF. MYSELF.
AND IT’S LIKE A MUSCLE THAT YOU AND IT’S LIKE A MUSCLE THAT YOU
EXERCISE, AND THE MORE YOU DO, EXERCISE, AND THE MORE YOU DO,
IT THE MORE YOU CAN LEARN HOW TO IT THE MORE YOU CAN LEARN HOW TO
USE THAT ABILITY IN YOURSELF. USE THAT ABILITY IN YOURSELF.
SO WHAT YOU SEE COME OUT OF ME SO WHAT YOU SEE COME OUT OF ME
IS A DIRECT REPRESENTATION OF IS A DIRECT REPRESENTATION OF
WHAT I THINK IS COOL. WHAT I THINK IS COOL.
THE HUGE EYES AND THE BIG LIPS THE HUGE EYES AND THE BIG LIPS
AND THE BIG NOSE AND THE HUGE AND THE BIG NOSE AND THE HUGE
TEETH, I DON’T TRY TO MAKE TEETH, I DON’T TRY TO MAKE
ANYTHING IN MY OWN WORDS, BUT I ANYTHING IN MY OWN WORDS, BUT I
FEEL LIKE IT’S FOR ANYBODY BUT FEEL LIKE IT’S FOR ANYBODY BUT
MYSELF. MYSELF.
AND MAYBE THAT’S WHY THEY HAVE A AND MAYBE THAT’S WHY THEY HAVE A
CERTAIN ASPECT TO THEM, THAT CERTAIN ASPECT TO THEM, THAT
THEY LOOK LEEK MY WORK. THEY LOOK LEEK MY WORK.
NOBODY REALLY TAUGHT ME HOW TO NOBODY REALLY TAUGHT ME HOW TO
DO A LOT OF THIS. DO A LOT OF THIS.
SO I HAD TO INVENT MY OWN SO I HAD TO INVENT MY OWN
TECHNIQUES. TECHNIQUES.
A LOT OF THIS, YOU JUST HAVE TO A LOT OF THIS, YOU JUST HAVE TO
GO OUT AND FIGURE IT OUT. GO OUT AND FIGURE IT OUT.
IT’S JUST AN EXERCISE IN IT’S JUST AN EXERCISE IN
CREATIVITY ALL THE TIME, AND YOU CREATIVITY ALL THE TIME, AND YOU
NEVER STOP LEARNING AND YOU NEVER STOP LEARNING AND YOU
NEVER STOP STUDYING IT. NEVER STOP STUDYING IT.
AND, YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE TO LOVE AND, YOU KNOW, YOU HAVE TO LOVE
IT. IT.
THAT’S THE THING. THAT’S THE THING.
YOU HAVE TO LOVE DOING IT OR IT YOU HAVE TO LOVE DOING IT OR IT
WON’T WORK OUT. WON’T WORK OUT.
A LOT OF TIME, I HAVE HAD PEOPLE A LOT OF TIME, I HAVE HAD PEOPLE
REQUEST PIECES AND THAT’S HOW I REQUEST PIECES AND THAT’S HOW I
STARTED TO LEARN HOW TO OPEN THE STARTED TO LEARN HOW TO OPEN THE
MOUTHS AND PUT TONGUES IN THE MOUTHS AND PUT TONGUES IN THE
MOUTHS. MOUTHS.
AND I DON’T TURN ANY KIND OF A AND I DON’T TURN ANY KIND OF A
CHALLENGE LIKE THAT DOWN CHALLENGE LIKE THAT DOWN
TYPICALLY. TYPICALLY.
I WOULD RATHER JUST BEAT MY HEAD I WOULD RATHER JUST BEAT MY HEAD
AGAINST THE WALL TRYING TO AGAINST THE WALL TRYING TO
FIGURE IT OUT AND THEN MAYBE ON FIGURE IT OUT AND THEN MAYBE ON
THE TENTH TRY, YOU KNOW, YOU THE TENTH TRY, YOU KNOW, YOU
HAVE THIS AMAZING NEW IDEA, HAVE THIS AMAZING NEW IDEA,
LIKE, YOU LEARNED SOMETHING OUT LIKE, YOU LEARNED SOMETHING OUT
OF IT. OF IT.
EVEN IF THAT’S TO NEVER DO IT EVEN IF THAT’S TO NEVER DO IT
EVER AGAIN, YOU KNOW? EVER AGAIN, YOU KNOW?
I DON’T HONESTLY ALWAYS KNOW I DON’T HONESTLY ALWAYS KNOW
WHAT I WILL END UP WITH. WHAT I WILL END UP WITH.
I MIGHT HAVE A DRAWING, I WANT I MIGHT HAVE A DRAWING, I WANT
TO BASE IT OFF OF IT OR A TO BASE IT OFF OF IT OR A
CHARACTERIZATION OF SOMETHING. CHARACTERIZATION OF SOMETHING.
YOU START LETTING IT HAPPEN AND YOU START LETTING IT HAPPEN AND
THAT’S WHERE THE PIECE ITSELF THAT’S WHERE THE PIECE ITSELF
STARTS TO BECOME ITS OWN STARTS TO BECOME ITS OWN
INTERPRETATION. INTERPRETATION.
AND IT STARTS TO KIND OF DO ITS AND IT STARTS TO KIND OF DO ITS
OWN THING AND YOU JUST GUIDE IT. OWN THING AND YOU JUST GUIDE IT.
AND, ACCORDING TO HOW MUCH AND, ACCORDING TO HOW MUCH
PRESSURE I APPLY HERE OR HOW PRESSURE I APPLY HERE OR HOW
MUCH GRAVITY I LET TAKE IT, IT MUCH GRAVITY I LET TAKE IT, IT
MIGHT BECOME A WHOLE DIFFERENT MIGHT BECOME A WHOLE DIFFERENT
LOOK. LOOK.
SO IT’S THE ONLY THING, SO IT’S THE ONLY THING,
PROBABLY, MY WHOLE LIFE I LOVED PROBABLY, MY WHOLE LIFE I LOVED
DOING. DOING.
AND A FEEL LIKE I’M NOW COMING AND A FEEL LIKE I’M NOW COMING
INTO MY OWN. INTO MY OWN.
AT THIS POINT IN MY LIFE, IT’S AT THIS POINT IN MY LIFE, IT’S
MAYBE THE TIME WHEN YOU MAKE MAYBE THE TIME WHEN YOU MAKE
SOME OF THE BEST STUFF. SOME OF THE BEST STUFF.
IT’S EXCITING. IT’S EXCITING.
IT’S FUN TO WATCH. IT’S FUN TO WATCH.
IT’S AN EXCITING TIME TO BE IN IT’S AN EXCITING TIME TO BE IN
IT, AND THIS IS KIND OF WHERE I IT, AND THIS IS KIND OF WHERE I
FIT, I GUESS. FIT, I GUESS.
>>JORDY IS PRODUCING INCREDIBLE>>JORDY IS PRODUCING INCREDIBLE
PIECES EVERY DAY TO SEE THE PIECES EVERY DAY TO SEE THE
LATEST ART WORK FOR PURCHASE, LATEST ART WORK FOR PURCHASE,
VISIT HIS FACEBOOK PAGE AT VISIT HIS FACEBOOK PAGE AT
FAMILY DOG GLASS. FAMILY DOG GLASS.
>>>OUR NEXT GUESTS ARE WORKING >>>OUR NEXT GUESTS ARE WORKING
TO BEAT THE HEAT BUT IN AN TO BEAT THE HEAT BUT IN AN
UNEXPECTED ALIVE. UNEXPECTED ALIVE.
WE ARE JOINED BY PETS ALIVE. WE ARE JOINED BY PETS ALIVE.
THEY SERVE 24 COUNTIES IN SOUTH THEY SERVE 24 COUNTIES IN SOUTH
CENTRAL INDIANA. CENTRAL INDIANA.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING ON THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING ON
THE SHOW WITH US TODAY. THE SHOW WITH US TODAY.
I APPRECIATE IT. I APPRECIATE IT.
>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING US. >>THANK YOU FOR HAVING US.
>>MELISSA, CAN YOU TELL ME >>MELISSA, CAN YOU TELL ME
ABOUT THE SERVICES THAT PETS ABOUT THE SERVICES THAT PETS
ALIVE PROVIDES? ALIVE PROVIDES?
HOW DOES THIS ALL WORK? HOW DOES THIS ALL WORK?
>>WE PROVIDE SPAY/NEUTER >>WE PROVIDE SPAY/NEUTER
SERVICES FOR DOGS AND CATS SERVICES FOR DOGS AND CATS
THROUGHOUT THE 24 COUNTIES IN THROUGHOUT THE 24 COUNTIES IN
SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND EVERY SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND EVERY
DAY WE SERVE THREE SEGMENTS OF DAY WE SERVE THREE SEGMENTS OF
THE POPULATION. THE POPULATION.
WE HAVE OUR LOCAL CLIENTS THAT WE HAVE OUR LOCAL CLIENTS THAT
SCHEDULE THEIR APPOINTMENTS WITH SCHEDULE THEIR APPOINTMENTS WITH
US DIRECTLY AND BRING THEM TO US DIRECTLY AND BRING THEM TO
THE CLINIC TO HAVE THE SURGERY. THE CLINIC TO HAVE THE SURGERY.
WE PICK UP BLOOMINGTON ANIMAL WE PICK UP BLOOMINGTON ANIMAL
CARE AND CONTROL ADOPTABLE PETS CARE AND CONTROL ADOPTABLE PETS
EVERY DAY, BRING THEM BACK TO EVERY DAY, BRING THEM BACK TO
THE CLINIC FOR SURGERY. THE CLINIC FOR SURGERY.
AND THEN WE GO TO A COUNTY ON A AND THEN WE GO TO A COUNTY ON A
SPECIFIC DAY AND PICK UP THE SPECIFIC DAY AND PICK UP THE
ANIMALS THERE AND BRING THEM ANIMALS THERE AND BRING THEM
BACK TO OUR CLINIC AS WELL. BACK TO OUR CLINIC AS WELL.
WHILE THEY ARE THERE GETTING WHILE THEY ARE THERE GETTING
THEIR SPAY/NEUTER SURGERIES THEY THEIR SPAY/NEUTER SURGERIES THEY
CAN RECEIVE THEIR ADDITIONAL CAN RECEIVE THEIR ADDITIONAL
VACCINES. VACCINES.
THE RABIES VACCINE IS REQUIRED THE RABIES VACCINE IS REQUIRED
BY STATE LAW. BY STATE LAW.
SO IF THEY ARE NOT CURRENT, THEY SO IF THEY ARE NOT CURRENT, THEY
MUST HAVE THAT, BUT WE WILL GIVE MUST HAVE THAT, BUT WE WILL GIVE
THE CORE VACCINES, PARVO AND THE CORE VACCINES, PARVO AND
HEARTWORM TESTING AND FELINE HEARTWORM TESTING AND FELINE
LEUKEMIA TESTING. LEUKEMIA TESTING.
OUR LOW-COST CLINICS WE HAVE OUR LOW-COST CLINICS WE HAVE
DAILY FROM 4 TO 6 AND THAT’S DAILY FROM 4 TO 6 AND THAT’S
WHEN ANYONE CAN COME IN AND WHEN ANYONE CAN COME IN AND
BRING THEIR PETS IN FOR LOW-COST BRING THEIR PETS IN FOR LOW-COST
VACCINES. VACCINES.
THAT’S NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. THAT’S NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY.
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE AND WE FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE AND WE
HAVE THOSE MONDAY THROUGH HAVE THOSE MONDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. THURSDAY.
>>YOU DO WORK WITH FERAL CATS >>YOU DO WORK WITH FERAL CATS
AND YOU TREAT THEM AND RETURN AND YOU TREAT THEM AND RETURN
THEM. THEM.
>>CORRECT. >>CORRECT.
>>TELL US WHY THAT’S YOUR MODEL>>TELL US WHY THAT’S YOUR MODEL
AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT? AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT?
>>IT’S IMPORTANT TO HANDLE THE >>IT’S IMPORTANT TO HANDLE THE
FERAL CAT POPULATION BECAUSE FERAL CAT POPULATION BECAUSE
THAT ALSO CONTRIBUTES TO THE THAT ALSO CONTRIBUTES TO THE
INTAKE OF CATS IN THE SHELTERS INTAKE OF CATS IN THE SHELTERS
AS WELL AS IN THE DOMESTIC AS WELL AS IN THE DOMESTIC
POPULATION BECAUSE PEOPLE WILL POPULATION BECAUSE PEOPLE WILL
FIND LITTERS OF KITTENS AND FIND LITTERS OF KITTENS AND
BRING THEM IN WHEN THEY ARE BRING THEM IN WHEN THEY ARE
SMALL ENOUGH TO DOMESTICATE THEM SMALL ENOUGH TO DOMESTICATE THEM
AND TAKE THEM TO THE SHELTER. AND TAKE THEM TO THE SHELTER.
THE FERAL CAT POPULATION IS A THE FERAL CAT POPULATION IS A
HUGE POPULATION OF ALL THE HUGE POPULATION OF ALL THE
FELINES, YOU KNOW, THROUGHOUT FELINES, YOU KNOW, THROUGHOUT
THE COUNTIES THAT WE SERVE. THE COUNTIES THAT WE SERVE.
AND THE TRAP, NEUTER, RETURN IT AND THE TRAP, NEUTER, RETURN IT
HELPS TO ELIMINATE THOSE HELPS TO ELIMINATE THOSE
COLONIES AND KEEP THEM FROM COLONIES AND KEEP THEM FROM
EXPANDING AND GETTING BIGGER EXPANDING AND GETTING BIGGER
BECAUSE CATS ARE TERRITORIAL. BECAUSE CATS ARE TERRITORIAL.
THEY WILL GUARD THAT COLONY AND THEY WILL GUARD THAT COLONY AND
OTHER CATS WILL NOT COME IN, OTHER CATS WILL NOT COME IN,
WHEREAS IF YOU TRAP, REMOVE AND WHEREAS IF YOU TRAP, REMOVE AND
EUTHANIZE, IT’S JUST GOING TO BE EUTHANIZE, IT’S JUST GOING TO BE
A VACUUM AND OTHER CATS ARE A VACUUM AND OTHER CATS ARE
GOING TO CONTINUE TO COME IN. GOING TO CONTINUE TO COME IN.
AND WHAT HAS BEEN PROVEN OVER AND WHAT HAS BEEN PROVEN OVER
TIME IS THAT THE TRAP, NEUTER, TIME IS THAT THE TRAP, NEUTER,
RETURN, ONCE YOU TRAP THEM, RETURN, ONCE YOU TRAP THEM,
NEUTER THEM, RETURN THEM, THAT NEUTER THEM, RETURN THEM, THAT
COLONY STABILIZES AND THEN OVER COLONY STABILIZES AND THEN OVER
TIME AS THE CATS GET OLDER AND TIME AS THE CATS GET OLDER AND
DIE OF NATURAL CAUSES THE COLONY DIE OF NATURAL CAUSES THE COLONY
BECOMES SMALLER. BECOMES SMALLER.
>>I SEE AND THE PETS ALIVE >>I SEE AND THE PETS ALIVE
CLINIC HAS BEEN AROUND FOR TEN CLINIC HAS BEEN AROUND FOR TEN
YEARS COMING UP THIS MARCH. YEARS COMING UP THIS MARCH.
KARLA, YOU HAVE BEEN THERE FROM KARLA, YOU HAVE BEEN THERE FROM
THE START. THE START.
TELL US HOW IT GOT ITS START? TELL US HOW IT GOT ITS START?
>>WELL, ACTUALLY, PETS ALIVE >>WELL, ACTUALLY, PETS ALIVE
HAS TWO STORIES. HAS TWO STORIES.
THE FIRST ONE STARTED WHEN WE THE FIRST ONE STARTED WHEN WE
INCORPORATED IN 2010, AND WE INCORPORATED IN 2010, AND WE
CAME TOGETHER — THIS WAS A CAME TOGETHER — THIS WAS A
GROUP OF WOMEN WHO CAME TOGETHER GROUP OF WOMEN WHO CAME TOGETHER
IN RESPONSE TO THE HIGH IN RESPONSE TO THE HIGH
EUTHANASIA RATE, BASICALLY 75% EUTHANASIA RATE, BASICALLY 75%
OF THE ANIMALS WERE DESTROYED IN OF THE ANIMALS WERE DESTROYED IN
OUR LOCAL SHELTER. OUR LOCAL SHELTER.
AND WHEN WE FOUND THAT OUT, WE AND WHEN WE FOUND THAT OUT, WE
ARE AGHAST, AND WE KNEW THAT IF ARE AGHAST, AND WE KNEW THAT IF
OTHER PEOPLE FOUND OUT THAT OTHER PEOPLE FOUND OUT THAT
STATISTIC, THEY WOULD WANT TO STATISTIC, THEY WOULD WANT TO
GET INVOLVED LIKE WE DID. GET INVOLVED LIKE WE DID.
SO WE STARTED OUT WITH ADOPT A SO WE STARTED OUT WITH ADOPT A
PETS AND WE WANTED TO GET THESE PETS AND WE WANTED TO GET THESE
BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS INTO AS MANY BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS INTO AS MANY
HOMES AS WELL. HOMES AS WELL.
WE REALIZED HOW EXHAUSTED WE WE REALIZED HOW EXHAUSTED WE
WERE AND WE MADE A SLIGHT DENT WERE AND WE MADE A SLIGHT DENT
IN THE EUTHANASIA RATE. IN THE EUTHANASIA RATE.
SO AFTER DRIVING SOME PUPPIES UP SO AFTER DRIVING SOME PUPPIES UP
TO WISCONSIN HUMANE SOCIETY WHO TO WISCONSIN HUMANE SOCIETY WHO
WAS ACTUALLY TAKING ANIMALS FORM WAS ACTUALLY TAKING ANIMALS FORM
OTHER SHELTERS, DRIVING ONE WAY OTHER SHELTERS, DRIVING ONE WAY
AND REALIZING THE SHELTER WAS AND REALIZING THE SHELTER WAS
FULL AGAIN OF HEALTHY ADOPTABLE FULL AGAIN OF HEALTHY ADOPTABLE
ANIMALS, I REALIZED THAT ANIMALS, I REALIZED THAT
SOMETHING ELSE HAD TO CHANGE. SOMETHING ELSE HAD TO CHANGE.
WE HAD TO DO SOMETHING WE HAD TO DO SOMETHING
DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT.
SO I STARTED LOOKING AT OTHER — SO I STARTED LOOKING AT OTHER —
WHAT OTHER COMMUNITIES AROUND WHAT OTHER COMMUNITIES AROUND
THE NATION WERE DOING TO ADDRESS THE NATION WERE DOING TO ADDRESS
PET OVER POPULATION. PET OVER POPULATION.
AND WHAT WE REALIZED IS YOU AND WHAT WE REALIZED IS YOU
CAN’T ADOPT AWAY THIS PROBLEM. CAN’T ADOPT AWAY THIS PROBLEM.
IT REQUIRES AGGRESSIVE, HIGH IT REQUIRES AGGRESSIVE, HIGH
VOLUME SPAY/NEUTER THAT BECOMES VOLUME SPAY/NEUTER THAT BECOMES
A CRITICAL COMPONENT TO ADDRESS A CRITICAL COMPONENT TO ADDRESS
IT. IT.
SO WE STARTED THE CAMPAIGN TO SO WE STARTED THE CAMPAIGN TO
OPEN THE CLINIC. OPEN THE CLINIC.
WE OPENED IT IN 2005. WE OPENED IT IN 2005.
>>WHAT A STORY. >>WHAT A STORY.
HOW MANY ANIMALS DO YOU THINK HOW MANY ANIMALS DO YOU THINK
YOU HAVE BEEN ABLE TO HELP OVER YOU HAVE BEEN ABLE TO HELP OVER
THE YEARS. THE YEARS.
>>WE HAVE SPAYED AND NEUTERED >>WE HAVE SPAYED AND NEUTERED
88,300. 88,300.
>>WOW! >>WOW!
>>AS OF TODAY. >>AS OF TODAY.
>>WOW! >>WOW!
>>YES. >>YES.
>>AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT THAT >>AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT THAT
WE THINK ABOUT SPAY AND NEUTERS WE THINK ABOUT SPAY AND NEUTERS
THIS TIME OF YEAR? THIS TIME OF YEAR?
>>IT’S IMPORTANT TO BEAT THE >>IT’S IMPORTANT TO BEAT THE
HEAT CYCLE. HEAT CYCLE.
WE HAVE THAT PROMOTION GOING ON WE HAVE THAT PROMOTION GOING ON
THIS MONTH WHICH IS SPONSORED BY THIS MONTH WHICH IS SPONSORED BY
PETSMART CHARITIES. PETSMART CHARITIES.
THEY GAVE US THE FUNDING TO SPAY THEY GAVE US THE FUNDING TO SPAY
AND NEUTER 500 FEMALE CATS AND NEUTER 500 FEMALE CATS
DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.
AND WHAT WE ARE DOING IS GETTING AND WHAT WE ARE DOING IS GETTING
THOSE CATS BEFORE THEY COME INTO THOSE CATS BEFORE THEY COME INTO
HEAT, BEFORE THEY BECOME HEAT, BEFORE THEY BECOME
PREGNANT. PREGNANT.
WHAT WE’RE SEEING COMING THROUGH WHAT WE’RE SEEING COMING THROUGH
THE CLINIC IS KITTENS AS EARLY THE CLINIC IS KITTENS AS EARLY
AS 4 MONTHS ARE IN HEAT OR AS 4 MONTHS ARE IN HEAT OR
PREGNANT AND A LOT OF PEOPLE DO PREGNANT AND A LOT OF PEOPLE DO
NOT REALIZE THAT IT HAPPENS THAT NOT REALIZE THAT IT HAPPENS THAT
EARLY, BUT IT DOES. EARLY, BUT IT DOES.
>>WOW! >>WOW!
IT’S A GOOD TIME FOR US TO CHAT IT’S A GOOD TIME FOR US TO CHAT
ABOUT THIS THEN. ABOUT THIS THEN.
WELL, KARLA AND MELISSA, THANK WELL, KARLA AND MELISSA, THANK
YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING ON THE YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING ON THE
SHOW AND SHARING MORE ABOUT PETS SHOW AND SHARING MORE ABOUT PETS
ALIVE. ALIVE.
FOR ALL THE LATEST INFORMATION, FOR ALL THE LATEST INFORMATION,
VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT
PETSALIVEINDIANA.ORG. PETSALIVEINDIANA.ORG.
EVEN THOUGH PETS ALIVE IS BASED EVEN THOUGH PETS ALIVE IS BASED
IN BLOOMINGTON, THEY SERVE 24 IN BLOOMINGTON, THEY SERVE 24
COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL
INDIANA. INDIANA.
SO THEY HAVE A WIDE REACH. SO THEY HAVE A WIDE REACH.
IF THERE’S ONE THING WE LEARNED IF THERE’S ONE THING WE LEARNED
ON “THE WEEKLY SPECIAL,” IT’S ON “THE WEEKLY SPECIAL,” IT’S
THE AMAZING SOULS THAT OUR THE AMAZING SOULS THAT OUR
COMMUNITIES ENCOMPASS. COMMUNITIES ENCOMPASS.
AND OUR NEXT MUSICIAN IS NO AND OUR NEXT MUSICIAN IS NO
DIFFERENT. DIFFERENT.
♪ ♪
♪ ♪
>>MY INTEREST IN MUSIC STARTED >>MY INTEREST IN MUSIC STARTED
WHEN I WAS, I WANT TO SAY, LIKE, WHEN I WAS, I WANT TO SAY, LIKE,
12. 12.
I GOT INTO MUSICALS BECAUSE I GOT INTO MUSICALS BECAUSE
THAT’S WHAT MY MOM SHOWED ME A THAT’S WHAT MY MOM SHOWED ME A
LOT. LOT.
I STARTED GETTING INTO MUSIC I STARTED GETTING INTO MUSIC
THAT WAY. THAT WAY.
I WANTED TO BE AN ACTOR. I WANTED TO BE AN ACTOR.
I HAVE SAW MUSICALS AND I SAW I HAVE SAW MUSICALS AND I SAW
THEM INCLUDE MUSIC. THEM INCLUDE MUSIC.
SO I FOUND A GUITAR. SO I FOUND A GUITAR.
AS SOON AS I STARTED PLAYING AS SOON AS I STARTED PLAYING
GUITAR, AS SOON AS I PICKED IT GUITAR, AS SOON AS I PICKED IT
UP, I STARTED WRITING MY OWN UP, I STARTED WRITING MY OWN
SONGS. SONGS.
I THINK MUSIC DRAWS PEOPLE IN. I THINK MUSIC DRAWS PEOPLE IN.
THERE’S A LOT OF DIFFERENT THERE’S A LOT OF DIFFERENT
ASPECTS TO MUSIC BUT SOME PEOPLE ASPECTS TO MUSIC BUT SOME PEOPLE
COULD BE LISTENING TO IT FOR THE COULD BE LISTENING TO IT FOR THE
LYRICS, WHICH IS MORE THE LYRICS, WHICH IS MORE THE
STORYTELLING AND SOME PEOPLE STORYTELLING AND SOME PEOPLE
COULD BE LISTENING TO IT FOR THE COULD BE LISTENING TO IT FOR THE
MELODIES AND THE SOUND MORE SO MELODIES AND THE SOUND MORE SO
THAN THE LYRICS. THAN THE LYRICS.
SO I TRY TO MAKE THE SOUND SO I TRY TO MAKE THE SOUND
APPEALING, BUT MAKE SURE THAT I APPEALING, BUT MAKE SURE THAT I
STICK TO WHAT I BELIEVE AND WHAT STICK TO WHAT I BELIEVE AND WHAT
I KNOW AND MAKE SURE THAT THE I KNOW AND MAKE SURE THAT THE
LYRICS ARE THERE, MAKE SURE THE LYRICS ARE THERE, MAKE SURE THE
SOUND IS THERE, SO, LIKE, IT SOUND IS THERE, SO, LIKE, IT
WILL ATTRACT PEOPLE. WILL ATTRACT PEOPLE.
AND IF THEY REALLY LISTEN HARD, AND IF THEY REALLY LISTEN HARD,
THEN THEY WILL HEAR THE LYRICS THEN THEY WILL HEAR THE LYRICS
AND THE STORY. AND THE STORY.
WHEN I’M WRITING, I TRY TO WRITE WHEN I’M WRITING, I TRY TO WRITE
FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF FIRST FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF FIRST
MYSELF BUT ALSO AS I’M WRITING MYSELF BUT ALSO AS I’M WRITING
CERTAIN LINES WILL BE FROM CERTAIN LINES WILL BE FROM
DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE. DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE.
TRY I TO FIT IN MORE THAN ONE TRY I TO FIT IN MORE THAN ONE
PERSPECTIVE IN EACH SONG. PERSPECTIVE IN EACH SONG.
I THINK MY PREVIOUS INTEREST IN I THINK MY PREVIOUS INTEREST IN
ACTING HAS AFFECTED MY SONG ACTING HAS AFFECTED MY SONG
WRITING. WRITING.
IT HELPS ME TO ENVISION AN IMAGE IT HELPS ME TO ENVISION AN IMAGE
WHILE I’M WRITING A SONG. WHILE I’M WRITING A SONG.
SOMETIMES I DO FEEL LIKE AN SOMETIMES I DO FEEL LIKE AN
ACTRESS IN MY OWN LIFE. ACTRESS IN MY OWN LIFE.
IT’S LIKE MUSIC IS MY LIFE, IT’S LIKE MUSIC IS MY LIFE,
LIKE — MY IT’S I SAY, MY MUSIC. LIKE — MY IT’S I SAY, MY MUSIC.
MY LIFE IS SURROUNDED BY MUSIC. MY LIFE IS SURROUNDED BY MUSIC.
EVEN IF I’M NOT CREATED TO EVEN IF I’M NOT CREATED TO
MUSIC, I LOVE LISTENING TO MUSIC, I LOVE LISTENING TO
MUSIC. MUSIC.
I SUPPORT MUSIC. I SUPPORT MUSIC.
I SEE MUSIC EVERYWHERE. I SEE MUSIC EVERYWHERE.
WHAT I ENJOY MOST ABOUT WHAT I ENJOY MOST ABOUT
PERFORMING IS THE ENERGY I GET PERFORMING IS THE ENERGY I GET
FROM THE CROWD. FROM THE CROWD.
I LIKE WHEN THEY ARE LISTENING I LIKE WHEN THEY ARE LISTENING
SO I CAN TELL MY STORIES AND SO I CAN TELL MY STORIES AND
TELL HOW I FEEL AND GIVE THOSE TELL HOW I FEEL AND GIVE THOSE
PERSPECTIVES AND BE ABLE TO PERSPECTIVES AND BE ABLE TO
DISPLAY MY VISION TO THEM DISPLAY MY VISION TO THEM
CLEARLY SO THAT WE ARE ALL ON CLEARLY SO THAT WE ARE ALL ON
THE SAME PAGE. THE SAME PAGE.
AND ALSO FOR MYSELF, FOR THE AND ALSO FOR MYSELF, FOR THE
SHOW, I TRY TO MAKE EVERY SHOW SHOW, I TRY TO MAKE EVERY SHOW
BETTER, EVERY SINGLE SHOW. BETTER, EVERY SINGLE SHOW.
I HEARD THIS SOMEWHERE BUT I I HEARD THIS SOMEWHERE BUT I
WROTE IT DOWN AND I TELL IT TO WROTE IT DOWN AND I TELL IT TO
MYSELF TO GET MYSELF PUMPED UP MYSELF TO GET MYSELF PUMPED UP
AND INTO THE MOOD, BUT I HOPE TO AND INTO THE MOOD, BUT I HOPE TO
GIVE THEM TIME LIKE THEY’VE GIVE THEM TIME LIKE THEY’VE
NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE. NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE.
>>AND NOW MAYA EVANS. ♪
♪ WHAT’S IT LIKE TO SIT AND ♪ WHAT’S IT LIKE TO SIT AND
WONDER HOW YOU ARE ♪ WONDER HOW YOU ARE ♪
♪ BECAUSE YOU LOOK LIKE YOU’VE ♪ BECAUSE YOU LOOK LIKE YOU’VE
GOT A LOT ON YOUR MIND ♪ GOT A LOT ON YOUR MIND ♪
♪ I’M TRYING TO DECIDE IF I ♪ I’M TRYING TO DECIDE IF I
SHOULD TAKE WHAT’S MINE ♪ SHOULD TAKE WHAT’S MINE ♪
♪ LIKE MY CHANCES OR GLANCES OR ♪ LIKE MY CHANCES OR GLANCES OR
STANCES, AT EASE AND IT COULD BE STANCES, AT EASE AND IT COULD BE
LIKE THAT ♪ LIKE THAT ♪
♪ OR I COULD SCOOT THERE ♪ ♪ OR I COULD SCOOT THERE ♪
♪ SAY I GAVE IT MY WAY ♪ ♪ SAY I GAVE IT MY WAY ♪
♪ I WILL LET THIS FEELING START ♪ I WILL LET THIS FEELING START
AND LET IT DIE ONE DAY ♪ AND LET IT DIE ONE DAY ♪
♪ FOR NOW I JUST HOLD MY HAND ♪ FOR NOW I JUST HOLD MY HAND
AND LET IT GO ♪ AND LET IT GO ♪
♪ I GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN ♪ I GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN
HIDE AND LOSE CONTROL ♪ HIDE AND LOSE CONTROL ♪
♪ ARE TAKE YOUR HEART AND LET IT ♪ ARE TAKE YOUR HEART AND LET IT
BEND ♪ BEND ♪
♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU ♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU
MUST APPEND ♪ MUST APPEND ♪
♪ ON FLEXIBILITY ♪ ♪ ON FLEXIBILITY ♪
♪ SO LET YOURSELF GO ♪ ♪ SO LET YOURSELF GO ♪
♪ IN MY DIRECTION ♪ ♪ IN MY DIRECTION ♪
♪ WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WALK AROUND ♪ WHAT’S IT LIKE TO WALK AROUND
LOOKING HOW YOU DO ♪ LOOKING HOW YOU DO ♪
♪ SHOULD THEY WASTE YOUR TIME ♪ SHOULD THEY WASTE YOUR TIME
TRYING TO PROVE THAT THEY ARE TRYING TO PROVE THAT THEY ARE
THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOU ♪ THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOU ♪
♪ FOR THE NIGHT ♪ ♪ FOR THE NIGHT ♪
♪ BUT I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT I’M ♪ BUT I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT I’M
NOT FAR ♪ NOT FAR ♪
♪ IF THEY TRY TO TAKE YOU TOO ♪ IF THEY TRY TO TAKE YOU TOO
FAR ♪ FAR ♪
♪ WE’LL SEE HOW LONG THEY FLOW ♪ ♪ WE’LL SEE HOW LONG THEY FLOW ♪
♪ AND THEN WATCH THEM GO ♪ ♪ AND THEN WATCH THEM GO ♪
♪ IT’S QUALITY OVER QUANTITY ♪ ♪ IT’S QUALITY OVER QUANTITY ♪
♪ NOW YOU MAYBE CATCHING ON TO ♪ NOW YOU MAYBE CATCHING ON TO
ME ♪ ME ♪
♪ BUT I GOT A SONG TO SING ♪ ♪ BUT I GOT A SONG TO SING ♪
♪ AND WRONG TO KEEP ♪ ♪ AND WRONG TO KEEP ♪
♪ RIGHT ♪ ♪ RIGHT ♪
♪ IN MY MIND ♪ ♪ IN MY MIND ♪
♪ HOLD MY HAND AND LET IT GO ♪ ♪ HOLD MY HAND AND LET IT GO ♪
♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN ♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN
HIDE ♪ HIDE ♪
♪ AND LOSE CONTROL ♪ ♪ AND LOSE CONTROL ♪
♪ TAKE YOUR HEART AND LET IT ♪ TAKE YOUR HEART AND LET IT
BEND ♪ BEND ♪
♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU ♪ I’VE GOT A PLACE WHERE YOU
MUST APPEND ON FLEXIBILITY ♪ MUST APPEND ON FLEXIBILITY ♪
♪ SO LET YOUR SOUL FLOW ♪ ♪ SO LET YOUR SOUL FLOW ♪
♪ IN MY DIRECTION ♪ ♪ IN MY DIRECTION ♪
♪ ♪
♪ ♪
[ APPLAUSE ] [ APPLAUSE ]
>>MAYA, THAT WAS SO LOVELY. >>MAYA, THAT WAS SO LOVELY.
THANK YOU. THANK YOU.
YOU CAN GET THE LATEST YOU CAN GET THE LATEST
INFORMATION ABOUT MAYA’S INFORMATION ABOUT MAYA’S
UPCOMING E.P. RELEASE AND TOUR UPCOMING E.P. RELEASE AND TOUR
DATES ON HER WEBSITE, DATES ON HER WEBSITE,
MAYAEVANS.COM. MAYAEVANS.COM.
BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH THE BE SURE TO KEEP UP WITH THE
“WEEKLY SPECIAL”‘S LATEST “WEEKLY SPECIAL”‘S LATEST
FEATURES AND BONUS VIDEOS AT OUR FEATURES AND BONUS VIDEOS AT OUR
WEBSITE, WEEKLYSPECIAL.ORG. WEBSITE, WEEKLYSPECIAL.ORG.
WELL, THAT’S ALL THE TIME WE WELL, THAT’S ALL THE TIME WE
HAVE FOR TONIGHT. HAVE FOR TONIGHT.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING
US. US.
HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND. HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND.
ONCE AGAIN BEFORE WE GO MAYA ONCE AGAIN BEFORE WE GO MAYA
EVANS. ♪
♪ ♪
♪ LATELY, I’VE BEEN FEELING ♪ LATELY, I’VE BEEN FEELING
OKAY ♪ OKAY ♪
♪ IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, IT ALL ♪ IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, IT ALL
SEEMS TO FLOW MY WAY ♪ SEEMS TO FLOW MY WAY ♪
♪ LIKE I TOLD YOU OVER AND ♪ LIKE I TOLD YOU OVER AND
OVER ♪ OVER ♪
♪ BUT TEACHERS SAY IT’S OKAY ♪ BUT TEACHERS SAY IT’S OKAY
THAT YOU ARE ABSENT TODAY ♪ THAT YOU ARE ABSENT TODAY ♪
♪ SO I PAY YOU NO MIND ♪ ♪ SO I PAY YOU NO MIND ♪
♪ AND GET BACK TO MY SONG ♪ ♪ AND GET BACK TO MY SONG ♪
♪ OH, MY FRIEND, DON’T RUSH ♪ OH, MY FRIEND, DON’T RUSH
YOURSELF ♪ YOURSELF ♪
♪ ALL YEAR LONG, MY FRIEND, ♪ ALL YEAR LONG, MY FRIEND,
DON’T RUSH YOURSELF ♪ DON’T RUSH YOURSELF ♪
♪ OH, YEAR LONG, MY FRIEND, ♪ OH, YEAR LONG, MY FRIEND,
DON’T HURRY YOURSELF ♪ DON’T HURRY YOURSELF ♪
♪ DON’T BE ALONE, MY FRIEND ♪ ♪ DON’T BE ALONE, MY FRIEND ♪
♪ BE KIND TO YOURSELF ♪ ♪ BE KIND TO YOURSELF ♪
♪ LATELY THERE’S BEEN ONE THING ♪ LATELY THERE’S BEEN ONE THING
IN MY WAY ♪ IN MY WAY ♪
♪ BUT I’M KICKING THE HABIT AS ♪ BUT I’M KICKING THE HABIT AS
OF YESTERDAY ♪ OF YESTERDAY ♪
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