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Over 30 Min. Nonfiction

#222 - Seneca's Letters

Oct. 2, 2022

Two beautiful, sleepy letters from the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca to his friend Lucilius.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction

#206 - The Superdream

Aug. 7, 2022

A sleepy essay on the phenomenon of superdreams by request for a supporter who loves a good nonfiction bedtime story.

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. Nonfiction

#125 - Solitude

Aug. 29, 2021

From Thoreau's Walden, a story about life in the country and the importance of solitude.

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. Nonfiction

#113 - Where I Lived, and What I Lived For

June 6, 2021

A beautiful story from Thoreau's Walden that was an inspiration for my life in the mountains.

Over 30 Min. Nonfiction

#54 - My Escape From Slavery

June 6, 2020

Frederick Douglass’s classic essay, My Escape From Slavery