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Join Cynthia Fernandes each week as she helps to tell the stories for the adventurous at heart.

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Join Cynthia Fernandes each week as she helps to tell the stories for the adventurous at heart.

    Behind the Scenes with Paul Fridlund, owner of a Local Independent Bookstore

    Behind the Scenes with Paul Fridlund, owner of a Local Independent Bookstore

    If you've ever wondered about Paul Fridlund and his 23 years as owner of Pilgrim's Way, he spills it on this interview.  Store history, motivation and advice to those considering a book business, writing a book, or working with your life partner in business. Listen online or download.

    • 53 min
    Dark Watchers of Big Sur with Thomas Steinbeck and Benjamin Brode

    Dark Watchers of Big Sur with Thomas Steinbeck and Benjamin Brode

    The collaboration of these friends with written word and art has resulted in a captivating book titled In Search of the Dark Watchers, legend and lore of Big Sur.  This relaxed interview includes stories and personal account of encounters with the watchers, the wee people who live in the landscape. For a peek at the artwork of Benjamin Brode go to www.studiobrode.com.

    • 53 min
    An Adoptee's Journey Through Life

    An Adoptee's Journey Through Life

    What do the following people have in common?
    Eleanor Roosevelt,Nelson Mandela, John Keats, Leo Tolstoy, John Lennon,
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Marilyn Monroe, Carol Burnett, Babe Ruth and
    Steve Jobs... They were all orphans. Our next guest Liz
    Ashling is an author of a book focusing on the lives and lifestyle
    differences of those in our society who have been adopted. Orphaned at
    some point, yes. And then they became part of another family. Well,
    what is that like? How does it compare to those born and raised in the
    same family? Are there differences? Advantages? Or disadvantages? Listen online or download this podcast, and find out.

    • 35 min
    Step Into Nature with author Patrice Vecchione

    Step Into Nature with author Patrice Vecchione

    My guest today, Patrice Vecchione is the author of Writing and the
    Spiritual Life, as well as two books of poetry. She is also the editor
    of many highly acclaimed anthologies for children, young adults and
    adults. Vecchione has taught creative writing and collage workshops at
    universities, libraries, in community and spiritual centers, including
    Esalen Institute. She also teaches workshops outdoors through parks
    departments and recreation centers. We'll get a sneak peek at her newest
    book soon to be released, "Step Into Nature". She lives in Monterey, CA.

    • 53 min
    Alexandra Kennedy, MA; Healing Grief

    Alexandra Kennedy, MA; Healing Grief

    Today's topic is about surviving and the grief
    that accompanies it. Alexandra Kennedy, author of Honoring Grief will
    share her wisdom as a therapist but also from personal experience.  Listen online or download.

    • 36 min
    Michael Calabrese talks Food, Fun, Friends & Celebrations

    Michael Calabrese talks Food, Fun, Friends & Celebrations

    Michael Calabrese will be sharing his recipes for
    tasty and easy meals. Braciole, Spaghetti Sauce, Pear Torte, and more!
    He's funny, heart warming and a fabulous cook! Don't miss this show.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

Rainydaydreamaway ,

Great local podcast

This is a great podcast with people who live and work in California’s Central Coast. Local writers, scientists, artists, educators and spiritualists are featured. There rare two GREAT interviews with Theo Maehr about living off-grid.

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