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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15
Nov
2014

Alexandra Kennedy, MA; Healing Grief

Today's topic is about surviving and the grief that accompanies it. Alexandra Kennedy, author of Honoring Grief will share her wisdom as a therapist but also from personal experience.  Listen online or download.

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15
Nov
2014

Michael Calabrese talks Food, Fun, Friends & Celebrations

Michael Calabrese will be sharing his recipes for tasty and easy meals. Braciole, Spaghetti Sauce, Pear Torte, and more! He's funny, heart warming and a fabulous cook! Don't miss this show.

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1
Nov
2014

Kristin Ramsden, “The Visible Language”

Eurythmy (pronounced yur-ITH-me) is a form of mystical dancing and is referred to as "the visible language." Kristin Ramsden is a certified teacher of the multi-faceted form of movement and shares incredible stories from her own experiences.

A fascinating interview!  Listen online or download.

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31
Oct
2014

Theo Maehr - Water Off Grid

H2o Water Conservation - Living "Off-Grid" has it's advantages and one of them is becoming an expert conservationist! Theo lives off grid in Big Sur and will be talking about water; how to get it, store it and use it.

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31
Oct
2014

William Patrick Patterson, on Gurdjieff

Our topic today is spirituality.  William Patrick Patterson is a spiritual teacher of the Fourth Way, which is an ancient esoteric teaching of self-development brought to the West by G.I. Gurdjieff.  Patrick is also an author, filmmaker and speaker on spiritual themes. 

His website www.gurdjeifflegacy.org has information about his books, films, speaking events and classes.

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27
Sep
2014

Claire Fullerton, author interview

Claire is a southerner. Although she has a home in Malibu, she prefers to be in Monterey. And her recently published novel "A Portal In Time" is a delight. Claire has been a writer for much of her life and in the entertainment biz, but now she has the freedom corporate could not afford her. You will surely get a "hoot" out of her, so listen in!

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