Tag: Life stories

A Conversation About Golf Social Justice and Race

In this week’s episode we will have a conversation about Golf, social justice and race, and their strained relationship over the years. In this week’s podcast we are joined by Michael Williams. Michael is a golf journalist. Michael has interviewed many of the legends of golf including Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player and many…
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People Who Are Hard of Hearing The Invisible Disability

With the sounds of her native Brooklyn, New York in the background Accessibility advocate Janice Lintz tells her story of how she has used eternal vigilance to make sure people who are hard of hearing the invisible disability have access to information that everyone else has.  She is a passionate and accomplished consultant/advocate across the…
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Latino Outdoors’ José González

Latino Outdoors’ José González is an experienced educator in formal and informal education settings with an array of associated interests in the arts, education, conservation, and the environment. He has broad experience as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. He received his B.A. at…
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Horse Guided Empowerment

Christina Marz shares her experience treating pandemic anxiety with horse guided empowerment. Christina is a systemic family counselor, certified trauma specialist and the founder of Horse Guided Empowerment, a method for holistic therapy with a herd of horses. She teaches the method all over the world and has certified practitioners in Europe, Latin America and…
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Environmental Journalist Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers, award winning environmental journalist, will join us and share stories about his experiences as an environmental journalist and science writer. Paul writes about energy, water policy, environmental justice, parks and other environmental issues. He was a member of the Mercury News Pulitzer Prize winning team that covered the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1990.…
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Yosemite Ranger Shelton Johnson

Yosemite Ranger, Shelton Johnson, shares his stories as a Buffalo Soldier re-enactor. In addition, Shelton will talk about his experience hosting Oprah Winfrey and a group of her friends on their first camping experience at Yosemite. Shelton’s experience as a four year old standing in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Germany planted the seed leading him…
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New Trailer For Life Is A Story We Tell Ourselves

Our new trailer for Life is A Story We Tell Ourselves highlights up coming podcasts.  We interview Yosemite Ranger and Buffalo Soldier Re-enactor, Shelton Johnson.  Shelton appeared on the Ken Burns documentary on National Parks.  Next up will be award winning environmental journalist, Paul Rogers. In August former National Park Service director Jon Jarvis and his…
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Policing and American Racism

Host Don Murphy and his co-host Anna Murphy explore stories about policing and American racism. They also tackle the confederate flag problem.   Joining Don on the podcast are former California State Park Ranger Peace Officers, Steve Treanor and Rich Rojas.  Steve and Rich share their stories as police officers highlighting the differences between police…
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Father’s Day Remembrance

On this Father’s Day remembrance, host Don Murphy and his co-host daughter, Anna reminisce and share stories about their father daughter adventures. From the time she was a seven years old Anna helped her father with construction projects and the two of them often went shopping together. Anna even invited her father to help shop…
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Alphonzo Wesson

Twenty-six Time Emmy Award Winning Director and Master Storyteller Alphonzo, known to his friends as Zo, will share stories with us about directing giant entertainment personalities like Oprah Winfrey; and a life changing encounter with famed photographer and director, Gordon Parks.  Zo tells some personal anecdotal stories about Oprah and how a movie based on an…
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