For over five years, Pam Lamp has explored one new thing—every single day. At Who I Met Today, she writes about these discoveries and the people she’s met along the way. The Who I Met Today podcast is now available on all podcast platforms. A book lover, Pam lives in Nashville.

Latest Posts By Pam Lamp

4 weeks ago

How to Listen to a Podcast

Recently, I began to sheepishly tell friends about the project I’d been working on for the last several months. To supplement my blog, Who I Met Today, a podcast (same name) launches on January 13. As I spread the word, I received a mixed bag…

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1 month ago

A Simple, Reflective New Year’s Eve Tradition

Long ago, I gave up glitzy parties, morning hangovers, and late night celebrations. I no longer need to mark the occasion with noisemakers and hats. On New Year’s Eve, give me a good movie to watch…

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1 month ago

Twelve Favorite Books in 2022

In my reading life, I did something different this year. I kept track of all the books I read, along with comments about what I liked or disliked. Friends often ask me to recommend a book, and this method helps me remember what I read two…

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3 months ago

Six Books to Give – or Receive

And here we go! As we fly into the holiday season – and the world gets even crazier – I breathe a sigh of relief. I no longer worry about outfitting my home, from top to bottom, in festive garland and velvet bows. My twinkling outdoor lights don’t…

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3 months ago

Have You and Your Spouse Run Out of Things to Talk About?

In our younger days, I’d watch the older couples next to us in restaurants – and I’d vow we’d never be like them. Those folks who sat across from each other and ate their meals in silence…

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3 months ago

Finding Friends After 60: Can We Make It Easier?

As I brushed my hair and applied mascara, the banter of the morning talk show hosts played in the background. When the women – and men – on television casually mentioned how difficult it is to make new friends…

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4 months ago

5 Novels to Kick Off the Fall

As I’ve grown older, I’m getting better at letting go. When a friend rings my doorbell unexpectedly, I no longer apologize for the bills and catalogs scattered across the kitchen table. Or the dog toy minefield she must navigate to reach…

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6 months ago

5 Books to Close Out Summer

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, I remember the days I’d prepare for my new grade. I loved covering my textbooks with brown paper, organizing my pencil case, arranging outfit combinations, and labeling my folders…

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6 months ago

5 Beach-ish Reads for the Summer

I don’t know about your part of the world, but it is HOT where I live. I want everything else around me to be lighter, cooler, and more relaxed. My clothes, our dinners, the sheets on my bed. And the books I read…

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8 months ago

5 Summer Reading Picks

Growing up in the Midwest, I spent summer mornings playing outside with the neighbor kids. We’d break up and go home to lunch, where our moms served us Kool-Aid (red!) and bologna sandwiches and potato chips straight from the jumbo…

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