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What does that vanity plate say? Hear the stories behind the vanity plates you drive by every day.

Trista's PL8STORY (Plate Story) Podcast Trista Polo

    • Documentary
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

What does that vanity plate say? Hear the stories behind the vanity plates you drive by every day.

    Plate 42: KEPGOIN

    Plate 42: KEPGOIN

    This week week meet Jacqueline from New Hampshire. Jacqueline was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome when she was 21. For the last 4 years she has been using yoga and meditation to cope with it, which has made a huge difference. Jacqueline shares her journey and offers advice to those suffering with chronic pain as well as their loved ones. Jacqueline and her plate are both great reminders that no matter what, we can choose to keep going.

    • 26 min
    Plate 41: HAIRMTL

    Plate 41: HAIRMTL

    This week we meet Chris Peralta of Arizona. He has loved Hair Metal since he was a teen and honors it with his vanity license plate. Chris is multi-faceted as you'll learn in this episode. Some of his other passions include lover of all the doggies, avid concert goer, avid golfer. He is a coffee and bourbon connoisseur but not together. Chris co-hosts Knocked Conscious and Beer Googgles podcasts with his long-time friend and Mark Puls, featured in the DNTBEVL PL8STORY episode. Let's go meet Chris.

    • 39 min
    Plate 40: BOOF

    Plate 40: BOOF

    This week we meet Sarahbeth Yamiolkowski and learn the story behind her license plate, BOOF. Sarahbeth is currently a Specialist in Digital Licensing Operations for BMI in Nashville, TN. She and her identical twin come to Nashville by way of Virginia Beach VA where most of their family still lives. We talk about lots of stuff including music licensing for podcasters and vloggers, toastmasters, dogs, family and more. I know you'll love getting to know Sarahbeth. Let's go chat with her and hear her story.

    • 29 min
    Plate 39: DNTBEVL

    Plate 39: DNTBEVL

    This week we meet Mark Puls from Arizona. His license plate DNTBEVL has some thought-provoking inspiration behind it. We'll hear Mark's plate story and his journey of self discovery through the power of neuro-linguistic programming or NLP. Mark shares the moment he was knocked conscious, inspiring him to explore the intersection of science and spirituality. From there he launched his podcasts, Knocked Conscious and Beer Googgles with his long time friend Chris. We'll meet Chris, also a vanity plate owner, on a future episode. Let's go chat with Mark and hear his story.

    • 43 min
    Plate 38: DREAMKPR

    Plate 38: DREAMKPR

    This week we meet Bonnie Burkett of North Carolina. In Bonnie's own words, she is a happily married empty nester. Bonnie has run her own business of over 35 years, and still has more dreams to keep!! She is the author of ENOUGH! The College Cost Crisis: How to protect your wallet and your student's financial future. Bonnie shares her wonderful plate story and vast knowledge of how to affordably get your student through college.

    • 45 min
    Plate 37: GO PLAY

    Plate 37: GO PLAY

    This week we meet Amber from Southern MO. Amber's license plate GO PLAY reflects her belief that we all need to take time to play in our busy lives. Amber is part of the Jeep community, which inspired her business, Life without Doors. Amber shares the profound impact being part of the Jeep community has had on her life and other fun facts about herself. In the video version of this episode, we share some of her wonderful live concert photography of bands like Green Day and Linkin Park. Let's go off road with Amber! www.lifewithoutdoors.com

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

dkathleen94 ,

Human Interest Stories at their Best!!

I love this podcast. Each episode is unique and fun! Trista is an expert interviewer and excels at knowing what to ask and how to ask it. I’ve enjoyed hearing all the unique stories behind the featured plates. I look forward to hearing more episodes for years to come!!

Erik G. Allen ,

Great Show Great Host Great Concept!

I had the honor of being a guest on the PL8STORY podcast recently where I got to speak about the plate on my truck and share my story. Trista is a great host who asks awesome questions! Highly recommend you check it out!

liveworkdream ,

Great concept! Well executed.

With podcasts about anything and everything, it’s still hard to find one that breaks the stereotypical format. PL8STORY does just that! And does it well, with interesting stories of everyday individual with incredible insight to share about their passions.

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