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Beyond My Day Job

Beyond My Day Job

By Lonnie Miller
A fun and inquisitive podcast about high-effort hobbies. Life's far more interesting when we do what we love. Subscribe deserve the best quirkiness possible.
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Beyond My Day Job

It’s Women, Not Men, Who’ve Brewed Throughout Most of History
Tara Nurin is a beer journalist who writes about beer economics and business. Her latest book is “A Woman's Place Is in the Brewhouse” and it spotlights the massive role of women in the history of beer. We hear Tara’s path to researching, writing and promoting her findings with this book. A fun discussion for all! #womeninbeer #taranurin #pinkbootssociety #terifahrendorf #forbes #NPR #diversity #femalebrewers 
January 23, 2022
Bombshell Beer Company - 100% Female Owned
North Carolina’s first all female-owned microbrewery tells a great story of how they made it happen. Co-Owner, Michelle Miniutti, shares all about helping start up Bombshell Beer Company. It’s a true insider’s view of running a hyper-local taproom that’s growing in a crowded market. @lowesfoods #beer-den #hollysprings #beerbusiness #northcarolina
January 16, 2022
Home Brewing Yoda
Brew beer, you will! Veteran home brewer John Huber breaks down the art and science of making your own personal batch of beer. Listen-in for an educational and gorgeous journey! It's all part of our dedicated season to the business behind the craft beer industry - The Craft Beer Inquiries. #mash #boil #falsebottom #malting #hops #wort #CO2 #Guinness 
January 06, 2022
The U.S. Craft Beer Market Explained
Bart Watson, Chief Economist from the Brewers Association, simplifies and explains the U.S. craft beer market. Bart covers the size of the craft beer market, the impact of COVID, geo-hot spots, popular consumer trends and global shifts influencing the U.S. beer market. #beereconomics #craftbeertrends #bartwatson #brewersassociation #beerCOVID #craftbeersales
December 29, 2021
Financial Brewer Health
Staying financially healthy in the craft beer business is part of the game. CPA and financial advisor, Maria Pearman, shares what brewers need to consider to compete for the long-haul. We’ll draw from her book "Small Brewery Finance: Accounting Principles & Planning for the Craft Brewer". Stay profitable, my friends. It's all part of our dedicated season about the business behind the craft beer industry - The Craft Beer Inquiries.
December 01, 2021
Gritty Creativity - Right Brain Brewery
Starting a brewery from scratch is no easy task and running one has its challenges. But with the love of beer and determination, it’s an absolute dream for many. Right Brain Brewery’s Founder and Owner, Russell Springsteen tells us why and how he entered the craft beer scene in Northern Michigan's Traverse City. It's all part of our dedicated season about the business behind the craft beer industry - The Craft Beer Inquiries.
October 24, 2021
The Craft Beer Inquiries Season 5 Teaser
Beer business cometh in Season 5, aptly titled The Craft Beer Inquiries. Here’s a quick montage of the goodness to come. Brewers, economists, hop farmers, cicerones, enthusiasts, home brewers and more!
September 26, 2021
Meet The Mountain Man
Being part of the “14-er” club is hard, risky and rewarding work. Aaron Bowles tells tall, but true tales of his summits on 14,000+ foot mountain tops.
October 15, 2020
Beer vs Wine
Why we prefer wine vs beer — a brief montage of answers to critical questions behind this age-old debate.
August 23, 2020
Come Fly with Me
He’s a 2020 graduate ... he’s a Mazda enthusiast ... he’s a PILOT! Garrett White explains the ups and downs of learning to fly a plane.
August 03, 2020
My COVID Wedding Plans
What’s it like to plan a wedding during a global pandemic? Hire Nadia. She’ll walk you through it.
July 19, 2020
A Musical Martini Surprise
Sometimes long forgotten texts come back bigger and brighter. A beginner’s guitar riff gets pro treatment. A little harp+synthesizer+drums+guitar.
June 27, 2020
Black Diamond Dad
Ski racer “Rad Brad” jumps on board with his buddy to coach high schoolers and his daughters how to master the slopes.
June 27, 2020
TRAILER Black Diamond Dad
“Rad” Brad Smith tells all of his ski racing hey day while coming full circle to coach his two daughters. 🎿
June 26, 2020
TRAILER We bought a lighthouse!
Dan Oginsky’s story of buying a lighthouse in Lake Michigan (USA). #puremichigan
June 20, 2020
We bought a lighthouse!
Family & friends successfully win the auction for a lighthouse in Lake Michigan (USA). Now what? Dan Oginsky’s story about the restoration project of a lifetime. #puremichigan
June 16, 2020
Kids in the Garden
Gardening is both rewarding and tough work. But what’s a public school teacher doing in the dirt with her students? The hilarity of Rosheen Hunter and her quest to get kids to appreciate why gardening is more than it appears.
June 01, 2020
Kids in the Garden - Trailer
The hilarity of Rosheen Hunter, a public school teacher, as she attempts to teach life to her students through gardening.
May 30, 2020
An Elmore LeoNERD
The American novelist Elmore Leonard brings together two sons and their dad to nerd out on his movies and books.
May 23, 2020
From Paris to Detroit: A Car Lover’s Dream
What drives a man to bring his family from France to the Motor City in Michigan? The four-wheeled beast of course! #detroit #france #cars #food #automotive
May 16, 2020
December 29, 2019
December 29, 2019
Boys Night Out 🏀
Brief episode - beginning with the end of an NBA basketball game with my two sons.
December 28, 2019
Nineteen and her part-time job
Hannah's zeal for the wild and crazy insurance industry. Look out world - here she comes! 
December 15, 2019
Nature Calls
Frogs, frogs and more frogs
July 26, 2019
Moving to the South
Reactions to moving from Michigan to North Carolina. My family and friends speak their mind.  Here's a cool, interactive U.S. migration map you might find fun to view. 
July 14, 2019
Atlantic Winds
Chit chat from a windy North Carolina pier.
March 27, 2019
Coach Cam - Part II
We revisit Coach Cam after his winning basketball season of leading a scrappy pack of 5th-6th grade boys to victory. 
March 16, 2019
Coach Cam - Part I
Coaching 5th & 6th graders the art of Hoops. An early season status check with my son the coach. 
January 19, 2019
Behind the Curtain
What's behind "MacGyvering" (look up MacGuyver if you don't know) this podcast? We'll break it down for you. 
January 01, 2019
Mr. Grinch
A Christmas fav ... with some new hardware.
December 26, 2018
Lacrosse Nation
Men's lacrosse spawns new opportunities after college for this young man. Hear how a new side-business is starting up for him.
November 22, 2018
The Flying Photographer
There's no hiding when you're the law enforcement's eye in the sky. But what happens when that watchful talent shifts to a new kind of target?
November 19, 2018
Chicken Shawarma & Dearborn
John Huber offers a fun fact in response to an earlier episode.
November 09, 2018
Tech-Spawned Art
Tech music birthed from an ambitious educator who uses software & hardware to explore & inspire.
October 28, 2018
Runnin' & Hummin'
The mega-plans of two young ladies as they prepare for their first half-marathon.
October 17, 2018
Kayak Sights & Sounds
Quick ride with nature on a quiet river.
July 07, 2018
Old Cars Cometh
Crazy chaos for an engineer repairing an old Caddy & Mercedes-Benz.
July 05, 2018
So You Want to Write a Book?
A successful entrepreneur draws on his character, career and the interesting people he's met to fuel his publishing journey. Listen to John Bailey's story!
April 18, 2018
Robots for Good
Geek out as an ex-Army Captain brings us into the world of competitive high school robotics leagues. Goodness all the way around in this one!
March 18, 2018
Becoming a Beer Snob
To the beer connoisseur who takes pride in creating their own batch, there's nothing more satisfying than a home brewed beverage. Join us as we hear from one creative engineer's quest to brew the best. In his basement.
March 12, 2018
The Foodie
How Diane's (aka "DeathBed") passion for fine food, talented chefs and culinary treats drove her to start a wildly successful blog. Join us to hear the ups and downs from the author of
March 11, 2018
The Symphony
Paula's story about playing in her local symphony. Music to your ears!
March 05, 2018
I wanna' be a guitar hero!
One mild-mannered guy's story of making the plunge to live out his dream: play the guitar in a band. And some.
February 19, 2018