Tag: Motivational stories

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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National Parks Advocate Audrey Peterman

Audrey Peterman Advocates For Access to National Parks for All Americans

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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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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Stories Of My Father And The Universe

Stories of my Father and the universe began with stories that my father told us as children that could be both comical and terrifying.  However, the stories that fascinated me the most were true stories about the sun the moon and the stars.  I would often ask my father unending questions about the wonders that…
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Children’s Day Special – A Tale Of A Girl and Her Dog

On June 1, over 50 countries will celebrate Children’s Day.  We would like to honor our children with this special episode about the love between a girl and her puppy.  The story will be read in Spanish and English.  Our theme music will be played by two of Don Murphy’s grandchildren, 10 year old Teigan…
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Van Gogh and Kissing Cousins

After reading a biography of Vincent Van Gogh and learning of his unrequited love for one of his cousins, our storyteller recalls the deep and painful love he had for one of his cousins that was revealed during a Tom Thumb Wedding.  In part two of the episode Don Murphy tells the story of Baby…
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Take a Hike

In our third episode we begin with the story of a tyrannical school lunchtime monitor and what happened when once again the devil got into our storyteller and he ended up insulting the faculty showoff.  We conclude our storytelling with an epic hike taken by Don Murphy, former directory of California State Parks and his…
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