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Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the crazy mother-daughter travel team and publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com as they chat with guest experts, authors & entertainers, about virtually everything! Features the SPIRIT OF AMERICA TOUR in an effort to promote the full funding and protection of America's 401 National Parks. Listen Live Online on Sundays from 11am PST / 2pm EST, and Monday-Friday from 4pm PST / 7pm EST

Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the crazy mother-daughter travel team and publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com as they chat with guest experts, authors & entertainers, about virtually everything! Features the SPIRIT OF AMERICA TOUR in an effort to promote the full funding and protection of America's 401 National Parks. Listen Live Online on Sundays from 11am PST / 2pm EST, and Monday-Friday from 4pm PST / 7pm EST
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Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the crazy mother-daughter travel team and publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com as they chat with guest experts, authors & entertainers, about virtually everything! Features the SPIRIT OF AMERICA TOUR in an effort to promote the full funding and protection of America's 401 National Parks. Listen Live Online on Sundays from 11am PST / 2pm EST, and Monday-Friday from 4pm PST / 7pm EST

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P.O. Box 90153 Tucson, AZ 85752 (520) 505-4074


Episodes

Big Blend Radio - Mick Cripps of The Brutalists Rock Band

9/21/2018
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The Brutalists are a new rock ‘n roll group featuring founding L.A. Guns member Mick Cripps and London Quireboys founder Nigel Mogg. The group is rounded out by guitarist/vocalist Kent Holmes, bassist Robert Cripps and vocalist/drummer Charlie Nice. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for a Big Blend Radio conversation with Mick Cripps who talks about The Brutalists, and their self-titled debut album that features a mix...

Duration:00:34:00

Big Blend Radio: Seriously, Go To Cleveland!

9/20/2018
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The Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame is a pilgrimage for many people, and while that may be the impetus for a visit to Cleveland, once there, you’ll discover a vibrant city with a hip and happening buzz. Cultural attractions take center stage in University Circle’s Wade Oval Museum Campus, with the renowned Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Natural History, Severance Hall and Cleveland History Center. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team...

Duration:00:53:58

Big Blend Radio: Author Rita Dragonette - The Fourteenth of September

9/19/2018
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In “The Fourteenth of September,” author Rita Dragonette uses her personal experiences as a student during one of the most volatile years of the Vietnam War and gives voice to the women of her generation. Join hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio with Rita Dragonette who discusses her compelling debut novel that portrays a pivotal time through the rare perspective of a young woman, tracing her...

Duration:01:09:10

Big Blend Radio: Excellence in Tourism

9/18/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Part 5 of Big Blend Radio’s Excellence in Tourism series on How to Put the “I” Back Into Community through a Responsible Tourism Plan that incorporates the 8 Keys of Excellence. This discussion focuses on the 4th Key of Tourism Excellence, “THIS IS IT! Attention to detail. Stay focused and tuned into your community and visitor needs." Featured expert guests: - Bobbi DePorter -...

Duration:00:55:58

Big Blend Radio: Celebrate The Arts in Historic Springfield, Kentucky

9/16/2018
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Located in central Kentucky, the Land of Bourbon Horses & History, Springfield is the ancestral home of Abraham Lincoln’s family and is on the Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail, Kentucky Bourbon Trail, TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, Barn Quilt Trail and Kentucky Fiber Trail. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for a lively Big Blend Radio discussion on Springfield’s music, visual and performing arts scene, as well as...

Duration:00:47:40

Big Blend Radio: 100 Year Celebrations & Festival Gourmet in Puerto Vallarta

9/14/2018
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Puerto Vallarta, a resort town in the state of Jalisco on Mexico’s Pacific coast, became a municipality in 1918 and was renamed in honor of the former Governor of Jalisco, Ignacio L. Vallarta. It’s a popular destination known for its beaches and scenery, history and the arts, boutique shops and vibrant culinary scene. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday IFWTWA Vacation Station Food, Wine...

Duration:00:40:06

Big Blend Radio - Strange 66: Myth, Mystery, Mayhem & Other Weirdness on Route

9/14/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show with award-winning author Michael Karl Witzel who discusses his latest book, ‘Strange 66: Myth, Mystery, Mayhem and Other Weirdness on Route 66.’ Published by Voyageur Press and available on Amazon, ‘Strange 66’ takes a look beyond the all-American sheen to the seedy, creepy, and just plain weird stories behind America's most famous...

Duration:00:46:59

Big Blend Radio: Life Cycles in Relationships

9/13/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Quality of Life show with Neil Killion, an Australian psychologist, author and pioneering researcher on the subject of 12 year cycles in lives. Neil discusses his latest book ‘Life Cycles - Relationships: Discover Confluence ... Is Your Relationship Fated? The book showcases how his simple formula of overlapping 12 year cycles can spell success in both romance,...

Duration:01:12:30

Big Blend Radio: Scarecrows & Fall Festival Fun in Exeter, California

9/12/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station Travel Show with Sandy Blankenship, Executive Director of the Exeter Chamber of Commerce. From the Scarecrow Contest (Oct. 1-31) to 105th Annual Fall Festival (Oct. 8-13, 2018), Sandy talks about fall fun in Exeter, California, a charming agricultural community and gateway destination for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Giant Sequoia...

Duration:00:28:37

Big Blend Radio: Communication and Change Management

9/11/2018
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Change Management and communication go hand in glove. Without excellent communications little will be or can be learned about this fascinating subject of change. Most of the people in charge are the people who know little or, as most often is the case, they do not know enough about change or how to management it. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s SUCCESS EXPRESS business and career show. On this...

Duration:00:50:07

Big Blend Radio: Short Braised Ribs Poutine

9/9/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Eat, Drink & Be Merry show with Chef Jeremy Manley "San Diego's Sustainable Chef" who shares how to make his Braised Short Ribs Poutine Recipe, that features French fries covered in a rib gravy and cheese curds. Jeremy is the executive chef and owner of Jeremy’s on the Hill California Style Bistro, located in Julian, San Diego’s mountain destination. See his...

Duration:00:31:58

Big Blend Radio: Artist Hasan Elani at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

9/7/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s TOAST TO THE ARTS & PARKS show, featuring Hasan Elahi, the recent NPAF artist-in-residence at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, plus, Tanya Ortega - Founder of National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF). Hasan Elahi is an interdisciplinary artist working with issues in surveillance, privacy, migration, citizenship, technology, and the challenges of borders. His life...

Duration:00:48:41

Big Blend Radio: Soul Artist Cornell "CC" Carter

9/7/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio with internationally acclaimed soul artist Cornell “CC” Carter, who has just released his highly anticipated new album titled ONE LOVE. The album has a variety of Producers on its roster such as Morgan Howell (Soulpersona, UK), Brian Braziel, David Council, and Kirk Crumpler. Cornell has shared the stage as an opening act for the late great Godfather of Soul, James...

Duration:01:06:00

Big Blend Radio: Fall Gardening for Wildlife

9/6/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip show with David Mizejewski, National Wildlife Federation (NWF) naturalist and author of the award-winning how-to book “Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife.” From flowering native plants to what to do with dead leaves, David shares fall gardening tips on what to plant and how to prepare your garden to attract, nourish and create...

Duration:00:48:38

Big Blend Radio: Celebrate Fall in Natchitoches, Louisiana

9/5/2018
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From Historic Home Tours to Car Shows and the Haunted Dark Woods, this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station travel show shines the spotlight on fall celebrations in historic Natchitoches, the oldest city in Louisiana! Featured Guests: - Arlene Gould - Executive Director of Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau - Brad Ferguson - 12th Annual Natchitoches Classic Car Show - Jason Summerlin - Natchitoches Dark Woods Haunted Attraction Featured music is ‘Ford F-150’ from the ‘Double...

Duration:01:02:19

Big Blend Radio: Chef Ivan Flowers - Zinfandel Steakhouse Mushrooms

9/4/2018
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Join hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Eat Drink & Be Merry Show with 5-Star Chef Ivan Flowers! Chef Flowers shares how to make Zinfandel Steakhouse Mushrooms, that are delicious served with your favorite steak. A long-time Big Blend expert and radio guest sharing recipes and cooking advice, Chef Ivan Flowers likes to keep food simple and fresh! Though his food is influenced from countries...

Duration:01:00:39

Big Blend Radio: American Impressionist Childe Hassam

9/2/2018
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A prolific painter and a foremost American Impressionist, Childe Hassam may be most important in his role as a bridge between American art and the Impressionist art of Europe. He was a leader in introducing Impressionism to America and remained committed to it. He had great difficulty accepting later avant garde art movements and was quite outspoken against them. He remained true to American Impressionism and by the time he passed away in 1935 most Americans had come to love it too. Join...

Duration:00:38:06

Big Blend Radio: The Noise it Makes!

8/31/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio with guitarist Peter R. Grant, author of “The Noise it Makes.” He says, “It’s a book about what music can mean to people, what it means to me. To illustrate my idea that in many ways it can mean almost everything, I have used illustrations from my life. From my earliest memories of an apartment full of music to teenage skirmishes with the rock and roll lifestyle."...

Duration:01:32:15

Big Blend Radio: Cholesterol and Heart Health

8/31/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Quality of Life Show with Dr. Jacqueline Eubany who discusses heart health and cholesterol. She explains that to decrease your risk for heart disease, you ideally want to have high levels of HDL and low levels of LDL cholesterol along with some lifestyle changes. Dr Jacqueline Eubany is a board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, and author of the...

Duration:00:44:42

Big Blend Radio: The Elephant Project in Myanmar

8/30/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Nature Connection Show. Adam M. Roberts “The Compassionate Conservationist” discusses his recent visit to Myanmar as an advisor for The Elephant Project, which has developed new ideas and new solutions to address the threats to elephant survival, providing them a new future free of cruelty and death at the hands of humans. The Elephant Project’s innovative...

Duration:00:51:42