Tag: True 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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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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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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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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The Little League Last Out

In this episode we share two stories from my father’s journal. The first story is about Little League Baseball and what happens in the bottom of the last inning in the last game of the season. My father’s team had lost every game. This was their last chance to salvage one win and avoid the…
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