Tranquility du Jour #375: Celebrating Mookie + Belle Starr

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Celebrating Mookie + Belle Starr with Tim Mooney. We talk Mookie’s first year, the adoption of another pug, veterinary social work, and life at the moment.

Tranquility du Jour #375: Celebrating Mookie + Belle Starr

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I don’t remember how I first discovered your podcast, but I’m sooooooo very glad I did.  What I do remember is you were and continue to be my walking companion.  At that time I was trying to get back to a daily habit of walking for exercise and you and your guests helped me get there. I loved it!  It was so motivating for me.  I believe when I started listening you had been recording for at least a year if not more, so it was really fun to start at episode 1 and then proceed from there.  I couldn’t wait to walk the next day so I could listen to the next episode and it’s still that way to this day.  Now my favorite thing to do is ride my bike while listening.  The longer the episode, the longer the bike ride. So relaxing. Of course, I have to stop and take notes quite often, ha!! I absolutely love your podcast.  It is by far my favorite.  Thank you so very much for what you do.  Through you and your guests I have learned and grown so much in my life in the most positive way.  – Cindy, Texas

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Moi and Tim:

kimberlywilson-timmooneyTim Mooney serves as General Counsel and Director of Operations for Tranquil SpaceHip Tranquil Ventures and TranquiliT. He also serves as a board member of Tranquil Space Foundation.

Tim maintains a solo law practice focusing on a small number of nonprofit clients. He is also the founder of Nineball Media, an independent podcast and social media production outfit based in Washington, DC.

Tim has taught the laws of lobbying and campaign finance throughout the country. Tim also went to the microphone to share helpful hints on the popular Nonprofit Law Podcast, which was a fixture in the top 20 of iTunes’ nonprofit podcast directory.

Most recently, Tim has discovered the joys of bike touring and has launched an online community devoted to bike touring lifestyle at Pedalshift. He was also one half of the 2013 book tour -slash- 11,000 mile North American RV adventure that was Tranquility Tour.

Tim received a B.S. from Syracuse University/SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry and a J.D. from Pace University School of Law. He splits time between the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC and his cabin retreat in Berkeley County, West Virginia with his multi-talented girlfriend Kimberly Wilson and their pugs, Mookie and Belle Starr.

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