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Season 2 Episodes

Dec. 21, 2019

30. Festivus - Season 2 Finale

At the end of season two, Mat gets way more local about the holidays — fundraising door-to-door for the fire department at his village’s WinterFest and finally joining the underground Festivus Train. Thanks for listening. Cid...

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Dec. 1, 2019

29. Uncharted Territory

There are roads we all haven't gone down. But should. Your frontier is where you stop. Being a Cidiot means being new and adapting, despite how long it takes or how silly you look trying. Tune into Cidiot as Mat …

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Nov. 10, 2019

28. Winterize is a verb

If you haven't started to prepare for the cold, you're not too late. Tune into Cidiot as Mat describes the annual labor of winterizing their home. But ferry the wood to the porch and plug in that heat tape. Arya …

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Oct. 19, 2019

27. Eleanor Was Right

This episode Mat relishes the dedication of a bronze bust of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt in Tivoli and how they now share a hometown. It's also the big move out of NYC and first weekend as full-timers. Wait til you …

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Sept. 29, 2019

26. Are We Ready to be Full-timers?

Now it's really real. Tune into Cidiot as Mat describes giving up their lease in NYC and moving upstate full-time. Cidiot has been featured on Hudson Valley Magazine's "8 Hudson Valley Podcasts for All-Day Listening" and in C...

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Sept. 7, 2019

25. Thanksgiving in the Summer

This episode of Cidiot covers our own annual tradition - Thanksgiving in the summer. Friends, family, food, farm life all come together in our garden. Chronogram named Cidiot one of "Six Hudson Valley Podcasts You Should List...

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Aug. 19, 2019

24. Sounds Like You Need A Change

Previous episodes have covered what we see and do, this episode is about what we hear—and how it makes us feel. Cidiot has been featured on Hudson Valley Magazine's "8 Hudson Valley Podcasts for All-Day Listening" and in Chro...

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Aug. 4, 2019

23. Take A Hike

Is it exercise or medicine? This week, Mat Zucker explores hiking in the Hudson Valley. Some seasoned hiking experts weigh in and a list of hikes you might want to try yourself. Chronogram and Hudson Valley Magazine have bot...

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July 21, 2019

22. Hot and Bothered

It's hot. Handling a heat wave is different upstate than in the city. This episode in Season Two of Cidiot provides a guide to coping, managing and even thriving in the hottest days. Thanks so much for listening. Chronogram a...

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July 5, 2019

21. Freedom Begins Between The Ears

Home of battles, heroes and history, the Hudson Valley loves, loves, loves Independence Day. This episode in Season Two of Cidiot looks at what freedom means upstate compared to the city and a little Livingston history. Thank...

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June 23, 2019

20. Very Local Pride

In episode 20, Mat and Brian celebrate a 20 year anniversary, a local march in their village of Tivoli, NY and a look at what it's like for them to be LGBT upstate in the Hudson Valley.. Thanks for listening …

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June 2, 2019

19. Brian Will Get The Flowers Himself

Even city dwellers are taking to gardening. It is a hobby, a craft, an obsession. In episode 19 of Cidiot, we'll talk about gardening and interview my overall-clad husband Brian who couldn't be happier winter is over. Learn f...

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May 19, 2019

18. Help Wanted: Experiences

In this new episode, Cidiot explores the rich public and private experiences that connect you more to the area and also a great way to meet new folks. Cidiot was noted by Hudson Valley Magazine as one of the "Six …

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April 28, 2019

17. Spring Forward - Season 2 Premiere

Welcome back to Season 2 of Cidiot. Looking forward to a new season full of new stories, experiences and teachable moments. Cidiot has been featured in Hudson Valley Magazine and in Chronogram's "6 Hudson Valley Podcasts You ...

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