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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: Cathy Rich - Vocalist an Daughter of Drummer Buddy Rich

10/16/2017
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Cathy Rich, daughter of legendary drummer Buddy Rich, talks about the life and career of Buddy Rich, and discusses the release of the soundtracks from two concert films featuring Buddy, The Channel One Set and The Lost Tapes. The digital films as well as a vinyl LP of The Lost Tapes will also be released. Cathy Rich is the guest vocalist with The Buddy Rich Band featuring Emmy award-winning drummer Greg Potter. This Big Blend Radio interview originally aires live on BlogTalkRadio.com on Oct....

Duration: 00:47:42


Big Blend Radio: Chef Ivan Flowers - Baked Sweet Potato Fries

10/16/2017
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5-Star Chef Ivan Flowers shares his recipe and cooking tips for making homemade Baked Sweet Potato Fries. Featuring garnet yams, this recipe is a healthy alternative to regular fries. A long-time Big Blend expert and radio guest sharing recipes and cooking advice, Five-star Chef Ivan Flowers likes to keep food simple and fresh! Though his food is influenced from countries around the world, he combines a love for French and Italian cuisine with a passion for Mediterranean – what he likes to...

Duration: 00:40:59


Big Blend Radio: Drummer Tyler Zarzeka

10/16/2017
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Drummer Success Insider interview with Tyler Zarzeka whose credits include Charlie Puth, Kiiara, Cher Lloyd, Emblem 3 and currently Noah Cyrus, who he’s on tour with now. After years of filling up two passports and traveling to 6 continents working as a drum tech for such artists as Usher (Aaron Spears), Jay Z (Eric Geene), American Idol Tour (Teddy Campbell and Gordon Campbell), Hanson (Zac Hanson), and Demi Lovato (Mike Reid), in 2014 Tyler quit working for drummers and began drumming full...

Duration: 00:44:41


Big Blend Radio: Champagne Sundays - Music, Food & Wine

10/15/2017
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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 Champagne Sundays variety show. On This Episode: - Buddy Rich Live – As part of Buddy’s centennial, his daughter Cathy Rich will discuss the release of the soundtracks from two concert films, The Channel One Suite and The Lost Tapes. The digital films as well as a vinyl LP of The Lost Tapes will also be released. Cathy Rich...

Duration: 03:00:04


Big Blend Radio: Chris Fitch - Atlas of Untamed Places

10/14/2017
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Chris Fitch discusses his debut book, “Atlas of Untamed Places: An Extraordinary Journey Through Our Wild World”, that takes reads on an adventure through historic habitats, untouched lands and peculiar wild phenomenon. With 45 unique and beautiful maps and stunning photography, it's an intrepid voyage to nature’s most unusual, unpredictable, and extraordinarily wild places on the planet. Chris Fitch is a senior staff writer for Geographical, the official magazine of the Royal Geographical...

Duration: 00:56:55


Big Blend Radio: Tam Warner Minton - Citizen Science & Author of All Fish Faces

10/14/2017
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Tam Warner Minton, author of “ALL FISH FACES: Photos and Fun Facts about Tropical Reef Fish”, discusses her world travels and work photographing and documenting tropical reef fish as a citizen scientist, doing research on behalf of scientists. Citizen science, also known as crowd-sourced science, is when the public engages in research endeavors on behalf of scientists. For those, like Tam Warner Minton, it’s an excellent opportunity to explore your scientific passions while tickling your...

Duration: 00:41:51


Big Blend Radio: Legendary Guitarist Steve "The Deacon" Hunter

10/14/2017
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Steve "The Deacon" Hunter, long time Alice Cooper/Lou Reed guitarist, talks about his latest instrumental blues/rock solo album “Before The Lights Go Out”, that also features bass players Erik Scott (also an Alice Cooper alumni), and Andy Stoller who has toured with Tracy Chapman and Ann Wilson of Heart. Steve Hunter is his own man; he has been around the block with a forty-five year career. Most recently he can be heard on Alice Cooper's 2017 album “Paranormal” making this his ninth Cooper...

Duration: 01:11:25


Big Blend Radio: Music, World Travel, Nature & Science

10/13/2017
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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. On This Episode: - Atlas of Untamed Places – Chris Fitch, a senior staff writer for Geographical, discusses his new book “Atlas of Untamed Places: An Extraordinary Journey Through Our Wild World”, that takes reads on an adventure through historic habitats, untouched lands and peculiar wild phenomenon. - Citizen Science - Tam...

Duration: 02:59:07


Big Blend Radio: Locals Insider - San Diego, CA

10/12/2017
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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 special Locals Insider Show focusing on San Diego, in Southern California. Boasting a mild year-round climate, over 70 miles of coastline along with country, mountain and desert areas, numerous historic sites, attractions, parks and outdoor activities, San Diego County is a popular travel destination. On This Episode: LOCALS...

Duration: 02:26:24


Big Blend Radio: Garden Gossip Home & Garden Show

10/8/2017
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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 Garden Gossip Home & Garden Show! On This Episode: - The Well Crafted Home – Designer and author Janet Crowther discusses her new book, “A Well-Crafted Home: Inspiration and 60 Projects for Personalizing Your Space”, an irresistible resource for both aspiring makers and seasoned crafters, with sophisticated, high-quality...

Duration: 01:31:02


Big Blend Radio: Legendary Hard Rock Trio BANG!

10/7/2017
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With the heaviness of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, coupled with the groove of Grand Funk Railroad, BANG released three critically acclaimed albums on Capitol Records in the early 1970s before disappearing for a number of years. In celebration of their 45th anniversary critically acclaimed debut album, bass player Frank Ferrara and guitarist Frank Gilcken of the legendary proto-metal power trio BANG, share stories from their career and the release of their new biography, “The BANG Story:...

Duration: 01:00:59


Big Blend Radio: Victoria Chick - Totem Poles of Pacific Northwest

10/7/2017
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Totems are usually defined as representing groups of people. Examples are found from Asia to Polynesia, with a strong tradition in the Northwest corner of the United States including Alaska, as well as the coastal area of British Columbia in Canada. Victoria Chick, a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th / 20th century print collector, discusses the history and art of the totem poles created by regional Native America tribes in the Pacific Northwest. This Big Blend Radio interview...

Duration: 00:42:56


Big Blend Radio: Art at Fort Union National Monument

10/7/2017
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The National Parks Arts Foundation creates unique artist-in-residence programs within the National Park Service Florida based environmental artist and art educator Patricia Cummins talks about her art and National Parks Arts Foundation residency at Fort Union National Monument that is part of the Santa Fe National Historical Trail, in northeast New Mexico. Chief of Interpretation Lorenzo Vigil talks about the park's diverse history, and natural highlights. This is Patricia's 13th art...

Duration: 01:02:24


Big Blend Radio: A Toast to The Arts

10/6/2017
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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 Toast to The Arts Show! On This Episode: - The BANG Story – Bass player Frank Ferrara and guitarist Frank Gilcken talk about the 45th anniversary of legendary proto-metal power trio BANG's critically acclaimed debut album and the release of their new biography, “The BANG Story: From the Basement to the Bright Lights”. -...

Duration: 03:01:07


Big Blend Radio: 8 Keys of Excellence - Failure Leads to Success

10/5/2017
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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 special 8 Keys of Excellence show featuring: - Bobbi DePorter – Co-Founder of SuperCamp, President of Quantum Learning Network, and Author of “The 8 Keys of Excellence: Principles to Live By”. - Steve Piacente – Award-winning author of “Bella” and “Bootlicker”, executive communication coach and life coach, and former...

Duration: 01:45:36


Big Blend Radio: Hypertension and Heart Disease

10/2/2017
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Hypertension is a serious condition that affects one in three adults in the US. It is referred to as the silent killer because people have no symptoms from it until a catastrophic event like a stroke occurs. If you have been diagnosed with hypertension by your doctor, there are some lifestyle habit that you can adopt to help control your blood pressure. Dr. Jacqueline Eubany, board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, and author of ‘Women and Heart Disease: The Real Story’....

Duration: 00:47:23


Big Blend Radio: The 7 Caring Habits of Reality Therapy

10/2/2017
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Reality Therapy is a system of being with people that creates freedom and connection at the same time. This technique was created by Dr. William Glasser and is taught all over the world. It allows us to allow the people in our lives to be responsible for their own behavior while helping us to strengthen our connections with them. Sarah Elliston, author of “Lessons from a Difficult Person – How to Deal With People Like Us”, discusses the Seven Caring Habits of Reality Therapy, which...

Duration: 00:51:25


Big Blend Radio: How Change Leads to a Happier Life

10/2/2017
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Understanding both positive and negative change is one of the secrets of being happy and wealthy. Taking only calculated risk is the secret to a more successful existence. Ralph Masengill Jr., author of “Conquer Change and Win: An Easy-to-Read Fun Book on the Serious Subject of Change”, explains how taking calculated risks and accepting and handling Change, can lead to a happier and more profitable life. Ralph is a best-selling author and award-winning advisor, coach, marketing expert,...

Duration: 00:54:38


Big Blend Radio: Quality of Life

10/1/2017
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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 Quality of Life show. On This Episode: - Heart Health & Hypertension - Dr. Jacqueline Eubany - board certified cardiologist, electrophysiologist, and author of ‘Women and Heart Disease: The Real Story”. - Reality Therapy - Sarah H. Elliston, author of “Lessons from a Difficult Person – How to Deal With People Like Us”. -...

Duration: 02:49:24


Big Blend Radio: Destination Yuma, Arizona

9/29/2017
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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 Yuma, Arizona! On This Episode: - Historic Coronado Motor Hotel – Yvonne Peach talks about Yuma as a destination, along with the hotel’s history and amenities, its on-site Yuma Landing Bar & Grill, Casa de Coronado Museum, and new meeting space, gift and ice cream shop. - The Peanut...

Duration: 01:49:03

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