Big Blend Radio
About This Show
Variety show hosted by Nancy Reid and Lisa Smith, publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and time travelers on the Big Blend SPIRIT OF AMERICA Tour - a quest to visit and cover all 413 National Park units and their gateway communities.
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Champagne Sundays Radio: Family, Books & Hollywood History
6 days ago
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 Champagne Sundays variety show, streaming live online from Paicines Ranch in San Benito County, California.
ON THIS EPISODE:
- The Orphan Keeper - Taj Rowland was just seven years old when he was kidnapped from his home in India. He was only a little boy when he was sold for profit and adopted halfway around the world in Salt Lake City. His Salt Lake City mother was shocked once Taj learned English and was able to tell her about his family back home. It took Taj 35 years to find home. Now, a grown man, Rowland has partnered with best-selling author Camron Wright (The Rent Collector and Letters for Emily), and is the subject of the autobiographical novel The Orphan Keeper.
- Hollywood History of Excellence – Steve Schneickert and Bobbi DePorter discuss the story connections between the Stage & Screen and the 8 Keys of Excellence, a character education program developed by Bobbi, co-founder of SuperCamp. This segment focuses on the first two Keys of Excellence: Integrity and Failure Leads to Success.
- Pretend Princess – Mary Mager discusses her children’s book ‘Pretend Princess’ and CD ‘On Grandma’s Lap: Lullabies and Bedtime Songs’.