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Mike Guardia - D-Day Hero Stories
This episode of Big Blend Radio's "Military Monday" Show features award-winning military historian and author Mike Guardia, who shares two hero stories from D-Day.
The Normandy landing operations and associated airborne operations on Tuesday, June 6, 1944, was the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. Codenamed Operation Neptune and often referred to as D-Day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began the liberation of France (and later Western Europe) and laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front.
Along with many other military history books, Mike is the author of the widely acclaimed biography “Hal Moore: A Soldier Once…and Always,” that chronicles the life of LTG Harold G. Moore, whose battlefield leadership was popularized by the film “We Were Soldiers,” starring Mel Gibson. His latest book is, “The Combat Diaries: True Stories from the Frontlines of World War II.” This book features a collection of eighteen true stories from veterans who served on the frontlines in World War II...on land, on sea, and in the air. More: https://mikeguardia.com/
Mike Guardia appears on Big Blend Radio's military history shows every 1st Monday. Follow his podcast here: https://shows.acast.com/big-blend-radio-mike-guardia-military-history
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Lea Brovedani - The Relationship Between Trust and Change45:36This episode of Big Blend Radio features Lea Brovedani "The Trust Architect" who discusses the relationship between trust and change in business. As always, Lea's 5 Tenets of Trust (Caring, Commitment, Consistency, Competence, and Communication) are a main part of the discussion. Lea is a speaker and workshop facilitator on trust who is recognized as a Top Thought Leader on Trust for by the organization Trust Across America, and is the author of “TRUST Me – Restore Belief & Confidence in an Uncertain World” and “TRUSTED – Secret Lessons from an Inspired Leader.” More: http://thetrustarchitect.biz/As she explains at the end of the segment, Lea has also become a certified end-of-life doula. Learn more here: https://souljourneydoula.com/Listen to Lea every Third Thursday on Big Blend Radio.
Cheryl Ogle - Planning a Mediterranean Cruise32:48It's all about planning a Mediterranean Cruise on this episode of Big Blend Radio's Vacation Station "Hey Wanna Go" Travel Show with travel advisor Cheryl Ogle. Going on a Mediterranean cruise is a great option for a multigenerational family vacation, and, you can visit multiple European countries on one trip. Check out Cheryl's blog about the different experiences and benefits: https://tinyurl.com/5baeu6h3 WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/EYhEY7teqYs On Big Blend Radio every third Wednesday, Cheryl is a world traveler, accredited travel advisor, and owner of Hey Wanna Go that specializes in travel to Europe and the UK, as well as river and ocean cruises. More: https://heywannago.com/
Festive Fall Fun in Natchitoches, Louisiana35:07It's all about Festive Fall Fun in Natchitoches, Louisiana on this episode of Big Blend Radio's 3rd Tuesday Vacation Station "Go to Natchitoches" show! Hear about the upcoming Natchitoches Car Show, TappedTober Event, Dark Woods Haunted Adventure Park, St. Augustine Creole Festival, Melrose Plantation Fall Festival, Annual Pumpkin Glow, and more.FEATURED GUESTS- Arlene Gould - Executive Director of the Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau- Halie Errington - TappedTober Event on October 7, hosted by the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation. More: https://www.thetappedtober.com/Founded in 1714, Natchitoches is the original French Colony and oldest city in Louisiana. Celebrating a vibrant blend of French, Spanish, African, Native American, and Creole cultures, this charming city is part of the Cane River National Heritage Area and Louisiana’s No Man’s Land. More about Natchitoches at https://natchitoches.com/Follow Big Blend Radio's "Go to Natchitoches" show here: https://shows.acast.com/go-natchitoches-louisiana
Fall and Holiday Fun in Greenville, South Carolina34:53This episode of Big Blend Radio's Vacation Station "Food, Wine & Travel" Show with IFWTWA features Taryn Scher at Visit Greenville SC who gives an overview of what visitors can experience in Greenville, South Carolina, including during the fall and winter holiday season.From delicious food and drink to a charming Main Street, a bustling art scene, bike-friendly attitude, picturesque parks, fun-filled festivals, and sweet Southern hospitality, experience what turned "America’s Friendliest City" into one of America’s hottest destinations and one of The New York Times' "52 Places to Go in 2023". Yeah, that Greenville! Plan your visit at https://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/ Learn more about the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), here: https://www.ifwtwa.org/
Big Weekly Blend - Pirates, Rhinos, and Peppers!01:04:59Get a Taste of Fall on this episode of the Big Weekly Blend podcast that celebrates the national and international holidays, pop culture, and historic happenings between Sept. 18-24, 2023. Featured guests are Steve & Karen Wilson, aka “Mr & Mrs Wild,” who own and operate The Lion & The Rose Bed & Breakfast in the beautiful Montford Historic District of Asheville, North Carolina. More about The Lion & The Rose B&B: https://www.lion-rose.com/ THIS WEEK’S MUSIC PLAYLIST* Listen on YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/2ah853ud * Listen on Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/yhhtse8m SEE THIS WEEK'S LIST of related articles, podcasts, recipes, and reading list: https://tinyurl.com/k2f5c3zc Airing every Sunday, this show is a companion production of our new Big Weekly Blend digital magazine. Follow the show here on YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/yc7jus6k
Cooking with Ruth - Chicken Legs in White Wine and Figs38:06This episode of Big Blend Radio's "Cooking with Ruth" show features Ruth Milstein who shares how to make her Chicken Legs in White Wine and Figs Recipe. See the recipe: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/chicken-legs-in-white-wine-and-figs/ Appearing on Big Blend Radio every third Sunday, Ruth Milstein is the author of the Gourmand award winning recipe book "Cooking with Love: Ventures into the New Israeli Cuisine." Keep up with her here: https://www.ruthmilstein.com/ Listen to her Big Blend Radio "Cooking with Ruth" podcasts here: https://shows.acast.com/cooking-with-ruth
Victoria Chick - Classic Children’s Book Illustrators43:15Do you remember reading “Peter Rabbit” as a young child or, maybe, when you were a bit older, being fascinated by “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass?” New editions of these classic books are still being published with their original illustrations. On this episode of Big Blend Radio, artist Victoria Chick talks about illustrators Beatrix Potter and Sir John Tenniel. Read her article about them here: https://blendradioandtv.com/listing/classic-childrens-book-illustrations/ Victoria Chick is a contemporary figurative artist and early 19th/20th century print collector based in Silver City, New Mexico. She appears on Big Blend Radio every 3rd Saturday. Follow the podcast: https://shows.acast.com/artist-victoria-chick See Victoria's work: https://victoriachick.com/
Fall Travel Destinations - Tofino BC and Casper WY47:56This episode of Big Blend Radio's Vacation Station "Food, Wine & Travel" Show with IFWTWA features travel writer Nancy Mueller who talks about two fall destinations - Tofino in British Columbia and Casper, Wyoming. WATCH THIS PODCAST ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/wcJtWNdTNgM Learn more about Tofino https://tourismtofino.com/ Learn more about Casper: https://www.visitcasper.com/ Nancy Mueller, aka “Wanderboomer,” is a Seattle-based travel journalist/photographer focused on “fun travel adventures for the young at heart.” Her bags are always packed for day trips, weekend getaways, and global adventures. Client stories explore destinations through immersive experiences of arts & culture, health & wellness, food & dining, and cruising. Follower her adventures at https://wanderboomer.com/ Learn more about the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), here: https://www.ifwtwa.org/
The Sleepy Lobo Inn in Albuquerque, New Mexico30:51Featuring innkeepers Marjorie and Gene Trosterud, this episode of Big Blend Radio's 2nd Thursday "New Mexico Bed & Breakfast Association" Show focuses on historic Sleepy Lobo Inn, a full service Bed & Breakfast in the heart of Albuquerque! WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/4fu_9rnbM90?feature=shared From food and festivals to museums and mountain hiking, hear all about what you can experience in beautiful and culturally diverse Albuquerque while staying at the Inn which is just steps away from the University of New Mexico and historic Nob Hill, a stone's throw to the Bricklight District, two miles from Albuquerque's Downtown, a block from the free Rapid Ride, and a short 10 minute ride from the Airport. More: https://www.sleepyloboinn.com/ Stay New Mexico True and Visit: https://www.nmbba.org/