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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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Episodes

Big Blend Radio: Captain George Vancouver

5/25/2018
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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 Way Back When History show with Glynn Burrows, family history expert and owner of Norfolk Tours in England. On this episode, Glynn talks about Captain George Vancouver’s historic ties between King’s Lynn in Norfolk, England and the West Coast of North America. A British officer of the Royal Navy, Captain Vancouver is best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which...

Duration:00:43:54

Big Blend Radio: 20th Annual Julian California Blues Bash

5/25/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team & publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio's annual Julian California Blues Bash show! Presented by Robb Bower of the McCoy Brothers Band, tthe 20th Annual Julian Blues Bash is held on June 16, 2017 at Menghini Winery in Julian, a beautiful mountain destination in San Diego, Southern California. Featured guests: - Robb Bower & Troy Ruzich - The McCoy Brothers Band from San Diego - Billy D & The Hoodoos from...

Duration:01:56:16

Big Blend Radio: A Short History of Drunkeness

5/24/2018
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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 Happy Hour show, featuring international best-selling author Mark Forsyth, who discusses his new book, “A SHORT HISTORY OF DRUNKENNESS: How, Why, Where, and When Humankind Has Gotten Merry from the Stone Age to the Present.” The book traces humankind’s love affair with booze, from our primate ancestors to the twentieth century, answering every possible question...

Duration:01:04:30

Big Blend Radio: Excellence in Tourism

5/23/2018
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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 3 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 Sustainable Tourism, Wildlife Conservation, Youth & Community Involvement, and the 2nd Key of Excellence: “Failure Leads to Success” - View negative community attributes as...

Duration:01:29:09

Big Blend Radio: Songs from an Imperfect Life

5/22/2018
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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 author, composer, interior designer and gallery owner, J. Ronald M. York. Ron is the author of the new book, "Songs From An Imperfect Life," and a stunning debut memoir, “Kept in the Dark,” which chronicled the discovery of a grim family secret that was kept from him until just a few years ago when he accidentally stumbled across a box of letters between his...

Duration:01:07:16

Big Blend Radio: 19th Century Art Around the World

5/20/2018
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The number of artists, architects, and craftsmen affected by changes that took place in the 19th century are myriad, and when you see the work of artists today, you may see that the work produced in the 19th century continues to influence contemporary artists. Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Toast to The Arts show with artist Victoria Chick, who discusses...

Duration:01:05:32

Big Blend Radio: Singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro releases 'Passionate Kind'

5/18/2018
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Clarence Bucaro is an accomplished singer, songwriter & producer, an art advocate, an aspiring author, an entrepreneur and a force in the world of music. On this episode of Big Blend Radio, he discusses his powerful new studio album, "Passionate Kind", on indie 2020 Records. Compelling and honest, the record gives a glimpse into Bucaro’s inner self. The artist grips the listener with profound emotion and bares his soul telling sonic stories from raw personal experience. The genesis of the...

Duration:01:13:22

Big Blend Radio: The Salesman Who Doesn't Sell

5/18/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s SUCCESS EXPRESS business and career show, with SEO marketing professional Brian J. Greenberg who discusses his new book, “The Salesman Who Doesn’t Sell.” This book is an indispensable resource for any entrepreneur, small and large companies or any professional looking to increase business and realize long-term Internet marketing success. “The Salesman...

Duration:00:49:22

Big Blend Radio: Planning a Family Vacation

5/17/2018
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What's really, really important in a family vacation? 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 Sarah Elliston, who shares how a Choice Ladder can help a family can plan a vacation together, one that includes the places and activities that mean the most to them. She also shares how a Choice Ladder can work in tourism and community planning. Sarah is the author of the...

Duration:00:52:07

Big Blend Radio: Coming to My Senses Documentary

5/16/2018
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In 1999, Aaron Baker broke his neck in a motocross accident, leaving him completely paralyzed from the neck down. Despite doctor's grim prognosis, over the next 16 years Aaron decided not to listen to those who said 'he had a million-to-one odds of ever feeding himself again' and instead, through painstaking effort, endeavored to regain as much mobility as possible. This journey through the unknown took him from the depths of depression to the joys of cross-country road tripping via tandem...

Duration:01:00:25

Big Blend Radio: Author Mike Nemeth

5/15/2018
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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 show with acclaimed novelist Mike Nemeth. Hear about his new crime thriller “The Undiscovered Country,” which is a follow up to his best-selling debut novel, “Defiled”. Published by Morgan James Fiction “The Undiscovered Country” explores the complexities of families, the depth of secrets they hide and the sacrifices they make to keep them...

Duration:00:34:44

Big Blend Radio: Exploring Seminole County in Central Florida

5/11/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday Vacation Station Travel Show focuses on Seminole County, a non-theme park destination in Central Florida. Travel writer Kathleen Walls, who recently visited this natural and historic region, shares her adventures that ranged from kayaking and ghost tours, to Limo cycle tours and German cuisine.See Kathleen's...

Duration:00:47:29

Big Blend Radio: Singer-songwriter Emily Johnson - Open Your Heart

5/11/2018
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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 singer-songwriter Emily Johnson, who discusses her debut EP ‘Open Your Heart’. Sometimes known as “The Lady of Heart,” Emily is a Bulgarian-born Nigerian singer, songwriter, and composer who has performed around the world for many years. World famous, Grammy Award-winning American producer Narada Michael Walden (Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Aretha...

Duration:01:04:12

Big Blend Radio: Summer in California's Sequoia Country

5/10/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Vacation Station travel show, focusing on Summer in California’s Sequoia Country! Home to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, the Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest, Tulare County in Central California, makes for an awesome vacation offering a variety of outdoor activities, a calendar full of...

Duration:00:51:18

Big Blend Radio: Artist Ted DeGrazia's Chickens and Desert Dwellings

5/9/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio with Lance Laber, Executive Director of the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun. Hear about the work and career of famous southwest artist Ted DeGrazia as well as the two new exhibits on display from May 18, 2018 -Jan. 30, 2019: "DeGrazia's Chickens" and "DeGrazia's Desert Dwellings". Have fun ith the online jigsaw puzzle of...

Duration:00:27:59

Big Blend Radio: Bay Station Band - Other Desert Cities

5/8/2018
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On this episode of Big Blend Radio, Deborah Crooks – co-founder of Bay Station, talks about the band’s third studio recording Other Desert Cities, which was inspired by the stark, natural beauty of the Mojave Desert. While their first two releases, Your Own Reaction (2014 under their former name, KCDC) and Go Out and Make Some (2016) reflected the coastal landscape of their home in Alameda, California, the 10 songs on Other Desert Cities were written by Deborah and Kwame Copeland during...

Duration:00:44:23

Big Blend Radio: Community Alliance for Youth Success

5/6/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s spotlight on Youth Success Week 2018 in Oceanside, California. This event and program was created by the Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS), a community partnership supporting and inspiring students to discover their purpose and explore their success. Designed to engage and catalyze the entire community on matters...

Duration:01:24:56

Big Blend Radio: Sculptor Hal Stewart in Chaco Canyon

5/4/2018
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On this episode of Big Blend Radio, award-winning and acclaimed southwestern bronze sculptor Hal Stewart discusses his work and career, as well as his artist-in-residence experience at Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Tanya Ortega - Founder of National Parks Arts Foundation, and Nathan Hatfield – Chief of Interpretation at Chaco Culture NHP, also join in the discussion. The National Parks Arts Foundation (NPAF) is the only nationwide non-profit providing Artist-in-Residence Programs...

Duration:01:05:30

Big Blend Radio: Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chef Jeremy Manley

5/4/2018
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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio's Eat Drink & Be Merry show! On this episode Chef Jeremy Manley "San Diego's Sustainable Chef" shares how to make his Flourless Chocolate Cake recipe. Drizzled with chocolate sauce and served with Grand Marnier Chantilly Cream, this decadent and gluten-free delight is a favorite at his restaurant Jeremy’s on the Hill...

Duration:00:41:36

Big Blend Radio: Local's Insider - Norfolk, England with Glynn Burrows

5/3/2018
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It’s always good to get a local’s inside scoop on a destination, and in this Q&A, Glynn Burrows, family history buff and owner of Norfolk Tours, shares what it’s like to live, work and play in Norfolk, a beautiful county within East Anglia, England. From the numerous historic churches and ruins, to the coast and countryside, Norfolk is a popular destination for those who love history, nature and places with an authentic ‘sense of place’. Read his Q&A on BlendRadioandTV.com. Join Nancy J....

Duration:00:52:08

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