The Gifts of COVID-19 (Podcast Transcript)

Hello Everyone, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland.   At last, I’m back. Months in the making, I’m finally settling into my newly renovated home. I’ve really missed having a home and an office/studio space. But such is life, things crop up, and we must roll with the changes, and […]

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The Story of Scrooge (Podcast Transcript)

Note: {I originally published this podcast episode on December, 27, 2020 as Episode 18. I recently published it again (as Episode 37) with the hope that it might lift your spirits during this holiday season}. Here is the transcript. . . .   Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl […]

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Keep Your Mouth Shut (Podcast Transcript)

Note: {I originally published this podcast episode on November 29, 2020 as Episode 16, I recently published it again (as Episode 36) with the hope that it might be helpful during this holiday season}. Here is the transcript. . . .   Greetings All, Welcome to the podcast “Close to the Bone.” I’m Carl Vreeland. […]

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Is God a Crutch? (Podcast Transcript)

Greetings Everyone, This is the podcast “Close to the Bone.” My name is Carl Vreeland.   Before I begin. . . I want to drive home how important your support is to the success of the podcast. If you listen to and like the podcast, please take a moment to leave a Review or Star […]

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Life and Death

Imagine walking alone in the park on a quiet Fall day, the sun mildly warming your skin, the crisp air reminding you of your aliveness. Suddenly you get sense of time standing still. You pause, noticing a silence, a hush, a peacefulness. An ease envelopes your body, a knowing, a feeling of having been in […]

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You Are Loved (Podcast Transcript)

Greetings Everyone, I’m Carl Vreeland, and this is the podcast “Close to the Bone.”   Before I begin, I want to mention that there’s a strong likelihood I will be unable to published any podcast episodes in August. I’m in the midst of moving into another home. We’ll see how it goes, but either way, […]

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