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Over 30 Min. Nonfiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#194 - Signs On The Beach

June 26, 2022

Drift off with the opening chapter of this sleepy 1901 guide to beachcombing.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Extended / Nature Sounds

#177 - Sleep Meditation - Beyond Our Thoughts

April 27, 2022

A soothing meditation to help with those times when our minds can feel stuck on a loop of thoughts.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Extended / Nature Sounds

#173 - Sleep Meditation - Waves On A Beach

April 13, 2022

A soothing visualization on a quiet beach to help you relax and fall deeply asleep.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Mindfulness Meditation Extended / Nature Sounds

#169 - Sleep Meditation - The Mountain

March 30, 2022

Lay by a gentle creek as you visualize a serene mountain to help you fall deeply asleep.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#123 - Summer By The Creek

Aug. 15, 2021

Sleepy musings on summer & nature by Walt Whitman in an extended episode recorded outside on a summer evening.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#89 - The Californian's Tale

Jan. 2, 2021

A beautiful, sleepy tale about love and loss by Mark Twain. You can read this story (and other public domain classics) for free at https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/142 .

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#50 - When Father Brought Home The Lamp - Extended

May 16, 2020

This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.

Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation Extended / Nature Sounds Bonus

#43 - Nature & Music - Brookside Meditation - Bonus Episode

April 2, 2020

This bonus episode has no story, only binaural nature sounds I recorded here at my cabin mixed with relaxing music.

Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#41 - Mr. Possum - Extended

March 21, 2020

For kids and adults alike, this week's story is about why opossums are white.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#32 - The Beginning of Things - Extended

Jan. 17, 2020

In celebration of six months of Listen To Sleep, here's an extended edition of the first episode. It's a viking myth with the sound of crickets I recorded at my cabin last summer.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#28 - A Forest Betrothal - Extended

Dec. 20, 2019

A reprisal of 2019's most downloaded episodes, combined into an hour-long episode with nature sounds in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#24 - The Nightingale and The Rose - Extended

Nov. 22, 2019

Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and The Rose; a story about love and loss with a weird twist. This extended version has crickets in the background that go on after the story is over.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#6 - Goblin Market - Extended

Aug. 10, 2019

This is the extended version of Goblin Market, a beautiful and bizarre poem by Christina Rossetti with sounds I recorded at the creek behind my cabin in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#5 - The Tongue-Cut Sparrow - Extended

Aug. 3, 2019

This is the extended version of the traditional Japanese fairy tale is 45 minutes long, has no introduction and some sounds of nighttime at the creek in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fairy Tale Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#4 - The Emperor's New Clothes - Extended

July 27, 2019

An extended length (31 minutes) version of this classic tale with nature sounds in the background and no introduction.