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Have you ever stood at the top of a mountain during a sunset? A vantage point that allowed you to see where the curvature of the earth met a multicolored sky? A scene so beautiful that you wanted to share it with your friends through a photograph, but when you did, the colors seemed muted, the earth less curved, and the experience far from how you remembered it?

My friend Rick once explained that it’s because you put a frame around it.

In this Griddlesode, Ron tells the story of the life lesson he learned from watching a popular 1950s, 60s, and 70s children’s television show.



The music in this Griddlesode comes courtesy of the band Narrow Plains. In order of appearance are Dreams, Keep you Anyway, and So Rewind.

If you want to learn more about Boomtown!, check out the documentary called Boomtown Gold.

Lastly, do you want to learn how I craft stories? Check out and my latest publication, the StoryHow PitchDeck.