27
Dec
2014

Behind the Scenes with Paul Fridlund, owner of a Local Independent Bookstore

If you've ever wondered about Paul Fridlund and his 23 years as owner of Pilgrim's Way, he spills it on this interview.  Store history, motivation and advice to those considering a book business, writing a book, or working with your life partner in business. Listen online or download.

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20
Dec
2014

Dark Watchers of Big Sur with Thomas Steinbeck and Benjamin Brode

The collaboration of these friends with written word and art has resulted in a captivating book titled In Search of the Dark Watchers, legend and lore of Big Sur.  This relaxed interview includes stories and personal account of encounters with the watchers, the wee people who live in the landscape. For a peek at the artwork of Benjamin Brode go to www.studiobrode.com.

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14
Dec
2014

An Adoptee’s Journey Through Life

What do the following people have in common?
Eleanor Roosevelt,Nelson Mandela, John Keats, Leo Tolstoy, John Lennon, Johann Sebastian Bach, Marilyn Monroe, Carol Burnett, Babe Ruth and Steve Jobs...

They were all orphans. Our next guest Liz Ashling is an author of a book focusing on the lives and lifestyle differences of those in our society who have been adopted. Orphaned at some point, yes. And then they became part of another family. Well, what is that like? How does it compare to those born and raised in the same family? Are there differences? Advantages? Or disadvantages? Listen online or download this podcast, and find out.

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13
Dec
2014

Step Into Nature with author Patrice Vecchione

My guest today, Patrice Vecchione is the author of Writing and the Spiritual Life, as well as two books of poetry. She is also the editor of many highly acclaimed anthologies for children, young adults and adults. Vecchione has taught creative writing and collage workshops at universities, libraries, in community and spiritual centers, including Esalen Institute. She also teaches workshops outdoors through parks departments and recreation centers. We'll get a sneak peek at her newest book soon to be released, "Step Into Nature". She lives in Monterey, CA.

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