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Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

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Tucson, AZ

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Viva Variety! Join Nancy Reid & Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team on the 'Love Your Parks Tour' and publishers of the digital Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Parks & Travel Magazine.

Twitter:

@BigBlendMag

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Big Blend Radio: Author Tracy Richardson - The Catalyst

4/1/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California. Featured guest is science fiction author Tracy Richardson, who discusses her upcoming novel “The Catalyst” (Brown Books Publishing Group, June 2, 2020). Marcie, a junior in high school, is spending her summer working at Angel...

Duration:00:49:25

BIg Blend Radio: Katie Burke - Urban Playground

3/31/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Quality of Life show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, Calfiornia. Featured guest is Katie Burke, author of “Urban Playground: What Kids Say About Living in San Francisco,” that explores the experience of kids ages five to nine living in this city. . Just when the book...

Duration:00:39:14

Big Blend Radio: A Toast to Fiction, Music and PortoVino Views

3/29/2020
Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, along with special guest co-host Marisa China Hammerbeck of PortoVino, for this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California. Featured Guests: - Rayya Deeb, author of the young adult science fiction Seneca Society series, discusses both books including Seneca Rebel (Book 1), and Seneca Element...

Duration:01:34:42

Big Blend Radio: Debbie Stone - Calling All Wannabe Hobbits!

3/28/2020
This Big Blend Radio podcast (pre-recorded prior to the COVID-19 quarantine), features travel writer Debbie Stone who shares her adventures in Hobbiton in New Zealand, the famed movie set home of author J.R.R. Tolkien's hobbits. The Hobbiton Movie Set is a must for fans of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogies. It's the country's only set left from the movies and attracts nearly 650,000 tourists and wannabe hobbits a year. The site is near the village of Matamata, about 110...

Duration:00:22:09

Big Blend Radio: Quality of Life During COVID-19

3/27/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, Calfiornia. On this episode: - Bobbi DePorter and Charles Smith of Quantum Learning Network and SuperCamp, discusses the new Quantum Learning Mentor Program, a daily virtual 1-hour live session where students take assessment of their learning...

Duration:01:43:32

Big Blend Radio: Glynn Burrows - Family History and Crisis Opportunity

3/26/2020
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 this episode of Big Blend Radio, broadcasting live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twenytnine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. On this episode: - Glynn Burrows, family history expert and owner of Norfolk Tours UK, discusses the historic ties connecting best-selling author, poet and Native American rights activist...

Duration:01:14:56

Big Blend Radio: Monique Allen - Stop Landscaping, Start Life-Scaping

3/26/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip show, Monique Allen, Founder & Creative Director of The Garden Continuum, discusses her new book, “Stop Landscaping, Start Life-Scaping: A Guide to Ending the Rush-rush, Humdrum Approach to Landscape Development & Care.” Out now through Ingram Sparks, her book sheds light on how to transform landscapes into powerful places that can recharge our batteries, uplift our souls, and delight our senses. To get Monique’s “Picking Plants” e-Book,...

Duration:00:41:55

Big Blend Radio: Zakiya Hooker - Legacy

3/26/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, award-winning blues singer-songwriter Zakiya Hooker shares the songs and stories behind her upcoming new album “Legacy.” On this album she produced, wrote all the songs, and composed all the music on the entire project. At first glance it would seem that Zakiya was born into the blues. After all, her father is the late great Blues Legend John Lee Hooker. Zakiya has pursued life and music on her own terms. Her music paints a broad swath in the styles it...

Duration:00:52:51

Big Blend Radio: Margot Carrera - Gardens Across America

3/24/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Garden Gossip features fine art nature photographer Margot Carrera who talks about her favorite and recent garden experiences. Hear the Gardens Across America interactive map story project that she assigned hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith as part of their Love Your Parks Tour. You can be part of the project by joining the Big Blend Community Garden Experience Challenge, where together, over the next 20 months, we’ll collectively post 2020 photos from...

Duration:00:47:46

Big Blend Radio Musical Happy Hour - Jeff Kossack and The OtherHand

3/24/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Musical Happy Hour Show airs live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Featured guests are Southenr California based singer-songwriter / producer Jeff Kossack and guitarist Nick Kirgo, who will discuss their music, the songs from Jeff’s new album “Imperfect Valentine,” and, will play a the radio version of the award-winning and Amazon best-selling Spontuneous “The Song Game.”

Duration:01:00:00

Big Blend Radio: Chef Ivan Flowers - Spring Asparagus Salad

3/22/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Eat, Drink & Be Merry Show, 5-Star Chef and Culinary Educator Ivan Flowers shares cooking and kitchen sanitization tips, and how to make his delicious spring asparagus salad recipe that also features red grapes, lemon, shaved Parmesan, and reduced Balsamic. See the recipe on BlendRadioandTV.com. Featured music is “Fresh Squeezed” by Johnny Mastro & Mama’s Boys. Thanks to PortoVino, creators of stylish wine tote bags, purses and bacjpacks, for sponsoring...

Duration:00:32:13

Big Blend Radio: Champagne Sundays - A Toast to Music and Hollywood History

3/22/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays show broadcasts live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Featured guest is Austin based singer-songwriter Shelley King, the first woman to be appointed Official State Musician of Texas by the legislature. In addition to being a multi-award winning singer-songwriter-bandleader, Shelley is known for her soulful vocals and powerful performances. Hear the songs and stories...

Duration:01:00:28

Big Blend Radio: Artist Victoria Chick - The Transcending Fascination of Plants

3/20/2020
Join us for the second episode of our special “Spring Fling” Big Blend Radio broadcast series with artist Victoria Chick who discusses three 20th century printmakers who made flowers and plants their subjects. These artists include: master printmaker Carl Grupp (1939-1974), Wilbur Niewald (1925-), and Victoria Hutson Huntley (1900-1971). Read her article on BlendRadioandTV.com. A regular Big Blend expert contributor, Victoria Chick is contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th...

Duration:00:38:05

Big Blend Radio: Americana Singer-Songwriter Patsy Thompson

3/20/2020
Join us for the first episode of our special “Spring Fling” Big Blend Radio broadcast series, airing live from the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, with Americana singer-songwriter Patsy Thompson. Hear about her music career, along with the songs and stories from her brand new album “Fabulous Day.” This new album was inspired by new beginnings, to leave bad situations and negative people, and start over. “Fabulous Day” will take you on a ride in a positive way, the...

Duration:00:55:46

Big Blend Radio: Made in L.A. Writers - Cody Sisco and Aryn Youngless

3/19/2020
This episode of Big Blend Radio focuses on the Made in L.A. indie author co-cooperative based in Los Angeles with author and co-founder Cody Sisco, and writer Aryn Youngless. Hear about the three anthologies “Made in L.A. Vol. 1: Stories Rooted in the City of Angels,” “Made in L.A. Vol. 2: Chasing the Elusive Dream,” and “Made in L.A. Vol. 3: Art of Transformation.” Featured music is “Lost in L.A.” from the album “Heartbeat” by Nicki Kris. Thanks to the National Parks Arts Foundation for...

Duration:00:34:16

Big Blend Radio: Mike Guardia - Wings of Fire: A Combat History of the F-15

3/17/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Way Back When History show, military historian and award-winning author Mike Guardia discusses his new book, “Wings of Fire: A Combat History of the F-15.” For more than forty years, the McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle has been the US Air Force’s premier multi-role fighter jet. Made popular by its ubiquity during the Persian Gulf War, the F-15 has become one of the most recognized and revered fighter jets in the world today. Throughout its...

Duration:00:57:12

Big Blend Radio: Guitar Master and Composer Peppino D'Agostino

3/15/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio, guitar master and composer Peppino D'Agostino discusses his music career andnew solo alabum “Connexion." Peppino has had a busy six years since his critically-acclaimed release, “Penumbra,” touring internationally, scoring documentary soundtracks and video games, and performing with some of the world’s best musicians. This all served as inspiration for his new, original recording, “Connexion,” the long-anticipated album will be released on April 3rd, 2020,...

Duration:00:43:09

Big Blend Radio: Paula Schuck - Spring Break Ski Vacation in Vermont

3/13/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s 2nd Friday Vacation Station Food, Wine & Travel Show, travel writer Paula Schuck shares her family’s travel experiences in Vermont, especially during the spring ski season. Vermont has a ski resort for every type of skier, every family, and any age. You won't find better skiing on the East Coast than you will in Vermont and with so many options to choose from, you can't go wrong. See Paula's story on NationalParkTraveling.com. Thanks to the International...

Duration:00:36:01

Big Blend Radio: Jerri Hagman - Historic Homestead Inn

3/12/2020
On this episode, Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith pay a visit to their longtime friend Jerri Hagman, innkeeper of the historic Homestead Inn in Twentynine Palms, California, the gateway city to Joshua Tree National Park, Mojave Trails National Monument, and Mojave National Park & Preserve. Sweeping panoramic views of the stunning desert mountains surround this nearly 12 acre property situated only a few minutes from the Joshua Tree National Park. Desert sunrises greet your...

Duration:00:24:18

Big Blend Radio: Lea Brovedani - The Five Tenets of Trust

3/10/2020
On this episode of Big Blend Radio’s Success Express Business & Career Show, leading trust expert Lea Brovedani “The Trust Architect” discusses the Five Tenets of Trust, a main focus in her latest book, “Trust Me: Restore Belief & Confidence in an Uncertain World.” As described in her latest https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/the-five-tenets-of-trust/Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine Article, the Five Tenets include: Commitment, Caring, Consistency, Competence, and Communication. Globally...

Duration:00:57:55