00:32 Rory the Hedgehog: Catherine catches us up on her prickly summer visitor.
08:23 Are You a Carpenter or a Gardener? Our discussion of this article on parenting styles devolved into a plan for Terri and Nicole to build a trellis and Catherine to buy it.
19:49 Speed Round: What Is Your Theme Song? Catherine had a gardening-related tune at the ready, while Terri went for a Jimmy Buffett vibe and Nicole used this Buzzfeed quiz to help her out. (Also mentioned: "Crunchy Granola Suite," which turns out to be by Neil Diamond.)
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