Time Capsule

In this episode, Mike and Lucy talk about Lucy’s 19th birthday, the end of summer, watching old home videos, and how life has changed since the start of the pandemic. Mike reflects on when he was 19 and asks Lucy what she wants to remember about this tim…

Through The Years Part 1

In this episode, Mike and Lucy have a conversation with Mike’s mom and Lucy’s grandmother, Mary Vallely. Mike and his mom reminisce about growing up years apart in the same house in the same neighborhood on Ovington Avenue in Edison, New Jersey. They tal…

Highway Companion Vol. 1

In this episode, Mike and Lucy share stories from their recent Route 66 road trip through the California Desert and Northwest Arizona, including visits to Mojave National Preserve, Joshua Tree National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park. They discuss t…

The First Four Years

In this episode, Mike and Lucy welcome their first guest, none other than Mike’s wife and Lucy’s mother, Ann Vallely. Celebrating 28 years of marriage, and some 31 years together, Mike and Ann discuss the first four years of their relationship. Topics co…

It’s All Your Fault Dad

In this episode, Mike shares a new mantra with Lucy, “Don’t waste the morning light.” Together they discuss the joy of mornings, time management, and Mike’s tendency to be a workaholic. Lucy relates her experiences as a dancer to Mike’s long-standing vie…

Episode Two: Arigato

In this episode, Mike and Lucy discuss exercising in bad weather, and Mike reflects upon running in Boston along the Charles River in the rain. Mike shares his new ritual: Screenless Sundays, and they talk about some of their recent rucks together throug…