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 interviews, conversations and panel discussions covering a variety of topics including: Music & The Arts, Food & Drink, Travel & National Parks, Family & Lifestyle, Health & Self-Empowerment, Nature & Environment, Business & Career, and History & Culture.


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April 23: Butterflies, Forests & Trails – Airs LIVE at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Sara Dykman – Author of “Bicycling with Butterflies,” Jim Ostdick – Author of “Walks Far Man,” Singer-songwriter Shulman, Denise Alonzo – Sequoia National Forest.

April 25: Helping Teens Through Rough Patches – Airs at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Education expert and author Bobbi DePorter, Co-founder of SuperCamp, President of Quantum Learning Network, and creator of the 8 Keys of Excellence. 

April 28: Dancing Between the Beats – Airs at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. This episode of Big Blend Radio’s 4th Wednesday “Tucson Sisters in Crime” show features Lynn Nichols, author of “Dancing Between the Beats.”

April 30: Critical Lessons from the Tennis Court – Airs at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Life coach Steve Piacente shares insights and critical lessons outlined in his article “Note to Sports Parents: What They’re Really Learning on the Field of Play.”

May 2: The Reincarnationist Papers – Airs at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Author D. Eric Maikranz discusses his thrilling adventure novel  “The Reincarnationist Papers” that recounts the many lives of the troubled Evan Michaels, a criminal for hire.

May 3: Military Monday – Airs LIVE at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. Author and military historian Mike Guardia discusses his book “Days of Fury: Ghost Troop and the Battle of 73 Easting.” Veteran Jim Pidgeon discusses his military career, work local and national work with AMVETS,  and the 22 EVERYDAY Push Up Challenge that promotes awareness for veteran suicide prevention while honoring military service members and veterans.

May 5: The Field House – Airs at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. Author Robin Clifford Wood discuss her book THE FIELD HOUSE, a compelling blend of biography and memoir, that recounts the remarkable life of writer Rachel Field.

May 7: Parks and The Arts – Airs LIVE at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Spotlight on Fort Union National Monument in New Mexico, and the National Parks Arts Foundation who creates unique 1-month artist residency programs in national park units.

May 9: Champagne Sundays “Mother’s Day” Show – Airs LIVE at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Special Mother’s Day broadcast with multiple guests focusing on Mother-related conversation topics, party games, and more.