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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.
"Give me the work and I’ll do it; give me the stew and I’ll stew it; give me the bell and I’ll ring it; give me the song and I’ll sing it!
~Woody Guthrie (born July 14, 1912) from the song Give Me a Nail
photo by Evan Leeson (Taken with Instagram)
"Give me the work and I’ll do it; give me the stew and I’ll stew it; give me the bell and I’ll ring it; give me the song and I’ll sing it!
~Woody Guthrie (born July 14, 1912) from the song Give Me a Nail
photo by Evan Leeson (Taken with Instagram)

"Give me the work and I’ll do it; give me the stew and I’ll stew it; give me the bell and I’ll ring it; give me the song and I’ll sing it!

~Woody Guthrie (born July 14, 1912) from the song Give Me a Nail

photo by Evan Leeson (Taken with Instagram)

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Woody Guthrie’s 1943 “New Years Rulin’s”
by Trent Gilliss, senior editor
From one of Woody Guthrie’s journals dated January 31st, 1942, the great singer-songwriter reminds us that having a healthy dose of pragmatism with a pinch of humor is a wonderful way to approach each new year:
WORK MORE AND BETTER
WORK BY A SCHEDULE
WASH TEETH IF ANY
SHAVE
TAKE BATH
EAT GOOD — FRUIT- VEGETABLES- MILK
DRINK VERY SCANT IF ANY
WRITE A SONG A DAY
WEAR CLEAN CLOTHES — LOOK GOOD
SHINE SHOES
CHANGE SOCKS
CHANGE BED CLOTHES OFTEN
READ LOTS GOOD BOOKS
LISTEN TO RADIO A LOT
LEARN PEOPLE BETTER
KEEP RANCHO CLEAN
DONT GET LONESOME
STAY GLAD
KEEP HOPING MACHINE RUNNING
DREAM GOOD
BANK ALL EXTRA MONEY
SAVE DOUGH
HAVE COMPANY BUT DONT WASTE TIME
SEND MARY AND KIDS MONEY
PLAY AND SING GOOD
DANCE BETTER
HELP WIN WAR — BEAT FASCISM
LOVE MAMA
LOVE PAPA
LOVE PETE
LOVE EVERYBODY
MAKE UP YOUR MIND
WAKE UP AND FIGHT
Woody Guthrie’s 1943 “New Years Rulin’s”
by Trent Gilliss, senior editor
From one of Woody Guthrie’s journals dated January 31st, 1942, the great singer-songwriter reminds us that having a healthy dose of pragmatism with a pinch of humor is a wonderful way to approach each new year:
WORK MORE AND BETTER
WORK BY A SCHEDULE
WASH TEETH IF ANY
SHAVE
TAKE BATH
EAT GOOD — FRUIT- VEGETABLES- MILK
DRINK VERY SCANT IF ANY
WRITE A SONG A DAY
WEAR CLEAN CLOTHES — LOOK GOOD
SHINE SHOES
CHANGE SOCKS
CHANGE BED CLOTHES OFTEN
READ LOTS GOOD BOOKS
LISTEN TO RADIO A LOT
LEARN PEOPLE BETTER
KEEP RANCHO CLEAN
DONT GET LONESOME
STAY GLAD
KEEP HOPING MACHINE RUNNING
DREAM GOOD
BANK ALL EXTRA MONEY
SAVE DOUGH
HAVE COMPANY BUT DONT WASTE TIME
SEND MARY AND KIDS MONEY
PLAY AND SING GOOD
DANCE BETTER
HELP WIN WAR — BEAT FASCISM
LOVE MAMA
LOVE PAPA
LOVE PETE
LOVE EVERYBODY
MAKE UP YOUR MIND
WAKE UP AND FIGHT

Woody Guthrie’s 1943 “New Years Rulin’s”

by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

From one of Woody Guthrie’s journals dated January 31st, 1942, the great singer-songwriter reminds us that having a healthy dose of pragmatism with a pinch of humor is a wonderful way to approach each new year:

  1. WORK MORE AND BETTER
  2. WORK BY A SCHEDULE
  3. WASH TEETH IF ANY
  4. SHAVE
  5. TAKE BATH
  6. EAT GOOD — FRUIT- VEGETABLES- MILK
  7. DRINK VERY SCANT IF ANY
  8. WRITE A SONG A DAY
  9. WEAR CLEAN CLOTHES — LOOK GOOD
  10. SHINE SHOES
  11. CHANGE SOCKS
  12. CHANGE BED CLOTHES OFTEN
  13. READ LOTS GOOD BOOKS
  14. LISTEN TO RADIO A LOT
  15. LEARN PEOPLE BETTER
  16. KEEP RANCHO CLEAN
  17. DONT GET LONESOME
  18. STAY GLAD
  19. KEEP HOPING MACHINE RUNNING
  20. DREAM GOOD
  21. BANK ALL EXTRA MONEY
  22. SAVE DOUGH
  23. HAVE COMPANY BUT DONT WASTE TIME
  24. SEND MARY AND KIDS MONEY
  25. PLAY AND SING GOOD
  26. DANCE BETTER
  27. HELP WIN WAR — BEAT FASCISM
  28. LOVE MAMA
  29. LOVE PAPA
  30. LOVE PETE
  31. LOVE EVERYBODY
  32. MAKE UP YOUR MIND
  33. WAKE UP AND FIGHT
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