14
Sep
2013

Gerry Maupin, General Contractor on Simple Life Radio 6/15/13

Gerry Maupin, left and great career as an up and coming attorney, for the good life. He shares his perspective about "enough-ism" and how so many folks don't stop to think about the quality of life rather than a run-on list of endless toys that keep them stressed and unhappy.  He has "enough", so that he takes 4 months off each year!

Candid and authentic, this interview inspires thinking out of the box.

14
Sep
2013

Pamela Takigawa, artist; on Simple Life Radio 9/07/13

Pamela Takigawa is a Monterey, California based artist who specializes in watercolor prints of natural and oceanic environments.  She has her work at the Carmel Art Association.  Her detailed monotype prints are transferred to paper to paper with printer's ink on an etching press, but unlike etching, the woodblock print surface is devoid of scratching or caving.  She creates her images by inking the plate and wiping away areas that will be left free of ink on the paper.

She shares her original inspiration, motivation today and the messages she hopes to convey.

1
Sep
2013

Rex Bennett, Personal Trainer talks fitness on Simple Life Radio 08/31/13

Rex Bennett has been in the fitness field for decades and shares his experiences as a professional personal trainer as well as his own journey through career stress, doctor's warnings, multiple medications; to a fit happy and healthy lifestyle.  Great candor, real life experiences and many pearls of wisdom!

17
Aug
2013

Kathryn Gualtieri on Simple Life 08/17/13

Kathryn is a local journalist turned mystery writer, now for the third time!  Her passion for history coupled with her first hand knowledge of the Monterey Peninsula, weaves an interesting, educational and page turning novel.  Beginning with "Murder in the Pines", followed by "Murder takes the stage" and just released "The Laundryman;s Daughter".  She talks about her early days reporting in the Carmel Pine Cone newspaper and how her passion for history began, as well as some of the real stories that found their way into her novels. 

If you are someone interested in local history, mystery novels, or writing; you'll really enjoy this interview!

3
Aug
2013

Joann Marie Donahoe, DVM on Simple Life 080313

Joann Marie Donahoe is a local Vet who make house calls, shares about what "Animal Parenting" as she wrote the book on it!  Much like human family dynamics, when pets ar part of the family they will adapt to the existing dynamics; and mirror what patterns we have put in place.  Joann talks about experiences with extreme cases that very quickly turn around. Full of passion for our four-legged companions, Joann is candid, authentic and entertaining as well as informative.

Her website: www.animalparenting.com

13
Jul
2013

Mark Batcheler, Naturalist & Organic Farmer, on Simple Life Radio 7/13/13

Local (Santa Cruz) Naturalist, organic farmer, musician, and poet at heart;speaks about the lessons he learned along the way. It will keep you amused. Mountain biking in the morning before the interview when he took a tumble... but, he arrived exactly on time!  Always up for the challenge and looking with curiosity.. Enjoy.
6
Jul
2013

Dr Marc Gafni on Simple Life Radio, 7/6/13

My guest on Simple Life is an incredible visionary, author and world teacher. It's going to be a great show! Marc Gafni is a cutting edge spiritual teacher, author, television personality, mediator, corporate consultant, iconoclast, and gentle provocateur.  He speaks about how to respond to outrageous pain.  He shares small steps that anyone can take to make progress toward becoming "Your Unique Self, the radical path to personal enlightenment" (now available at Pilgrim's Way Books.

Dr. Marc Gafni's Official Website

www.marcgafni.com/

22
Jun
2013

Tom North author of True North on Simple Life Radio 6/22/13

Tom North, one of twenty kids;  prepares for his book launch on July 12, 2013, "True North, the shocking truth about "yours, Mine and Ours" an inspirational story of survival and hope.  This interview will make you listen more intently, make you laugh and perhaps remind you of a similar experience you don't yet speak about. 

27
Apr
2013

Sam Avery, author of The Pipeline & the Paradigm on Simple Life Radio

Samual Avery is a certified solar installer, social activist, history buff, and author of The Pipeline and The Paradigm, Keystone XL, Tar Sands, and the Battle to Defuse the Carbon Bomb. "The Keystone XL Pipeline will become a monumental clash of economic and ecological interests.  How you understand the tar sand pipeline depends on where you are looking from as much as what you are looking at." 
 All the little aspects of this big picture, have real people attached to them.  The people who drive the backhoes, the welders too.  Administrators of the many businesses involved. the farmers and rural residents; have their own perspectives and conflicts about this issue.  Sam, took a year off; to meet these people and hear their perspective.  He shares with us today and in his book, just what that adds up to.

This podcast, brought to you by Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.  (pilgrimsway.com)


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