Big Blend Radio: Stories Across America

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BIG BLEND RADIO: STORIES ACROSS AMERICA

Welcome to the new 4th Friday Big Blend Radio Podcast Festival, featuring six interviews covering Stories Across America, as part of the Love Your Parks Tour. 

In May 2019, Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, Big Blend’s mother-daughter travel, radio, and publishing team went back on the road to continue their ‘Love Your Parks Tour!’ They are joined by pink sock monkey travel mascot Priscilla “Queen of the Road.” Traveling full-time, the tour is their quest to visit, document, map, and share the stories of all of America’s parks and public spaces, routes and trails, historic sites and cultural landmarks, natural and geological wonders, local flavors and festive traditions, and more.  Follow the Love Your Parks Tour map and story projects at www.LoveYourParksTour.com

Featured Episodes:

HORSES ACROSS AMERICA
– This episode of Big Blend Radio features world champion horse trainer, judge, avid trail rider, and author Christy Wood, who owns and runs Wood N Horse Training Stables & Trail Rides in Three Rivers, just outside Sequoia National Park. Christy has sent Nancy & Lisa on a special Horses Across America map story project to document and share horse stories that range from statues and public art to equestrian trails, destinations, and exhibits, and even the wild horses that roam our public lands. Featured music is “Soaring” by Evren Ozan. Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.


NATIONAL PARKS ACROSS AMERICA – This episode of Big Blend Radio features Jodi Canter, founder of Wanderlust, an online store carrying t-shirts and accessories just for National Park Junkies like her! From Yosemite to Cuyahoga Valley, hear about her park adventures and her company Wanderlust that also helps to support the organizations that preserve and protect our parks for future generations. Jodi has assigned Nancy & Lisa on a special National Parks Across America map story project to document and showcase the various national parks they visit on their travels. Featured music is “Colors of the USA” by Doreen Taylor.  Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.



CAPITAL CITIES ACROSS AMERICA – This episode of Big Blend Radio features E. Andrew Martonyi, author of the children’s geography books, “The Little Man In the Map: With Clues to Remember All 50 States,” and “The Little Man In the Map Teaches the State Capitals!” Andrew has  assigned Nancy & Lisa to get started on a Capital Cities Across America map story project to document and showcase the various capital cities they visit on their travels. So far they have visited Little Rock, Arkansas and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Featured music is “Texas Blue Moon” by Shelley King of Austin, Texas. Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.

 


TRUST STORIES ACROSS AMERICA – This episode of Big Blend Radio features leading trust expert Lea Brovedani, who has assigned Nancy & Lisa on a Trust Stories Across America map story project to document and share trust stories that range from expedition leaders to community founders. Known as “The Trust Architect,” Lea has been named Top Thought Leaders on Trust by the organization Trust Across America. She is also the author of “TRUST Me – Restore Belief & Confidence in an Uncertain World” and “TRUSTED – Secret Lessons from an Inspired Leader.” Featured music is “Stepping Stones” by Kimia Penton. Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.


LAW & ORDER STORIES ACROSS AMERICA – This episode of Big Blend Radio features San Diego employment attorney Ward Heinrichs who has sent Nancy & Lisa on a special Law & Order Across America map story project to document and share legal stories that range from historic jails and territorial prisons to graveyards, courthouses, and criminal cases. Hear about stories they have already covered like Pearl Hart “The Bandit Queen,” outlaw Warren Earp, Boothill Graveyard in Tombstone, Historic Vernon Parish Courthouse, and the Gothic Hanging Jail in DeRidder, Louisiana. Featured music is “Highway” by The Cravens. Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.

 

 


FARM STORIES ACROSS AMERICA – This episode of Big Blend Radio features Donna George, owner of The Peanut Patch in Yuma, Arizona. Hear about peanut and Medjool date farming history in Yuma, the various gourmet gifts available at The Peanut Patch as well as their popular tours. Donna has sent Nancy & Lisa on a special Farm Stories Across America map story project to document and share farm related stories that range from farm-to-table restaurants to historic farm equipment displays, farmers markets, and agricultural events. Listen on BlogTalkRadio.com.  

 

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