Half of the show will be filled with sunshine and song. The other half will be menacing and warlike. We start off learning about how you can harness the power of the sun when we check in with the folks at Green Mountain Solar. Next, author Janet Wylie tells us about her new book, “Menace in the Mist.” After that, we head to Winooski to hear about Waking Windows, which has blossomed into a three-day festival of music, comedy, art, food and drink. Then writer and field biologist Bryan Pfeiffer shares his thoughts on how the war in Ukraine affects peacock butterflies, sweet violets and the rest of nature.