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  • 00:48

    NY Times Best-Selling Author Jeff Abbott Visits 2nd Sunday Crime LIVE! Jan. 10

    in Books

    Jeff Abbott, a New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of many mystery and suspense novels, has been called “one of the best thriller writers in the business” His novels have been called “compulsively readable”, “outstanding. . .genuinely moving” and “fresh, original… He is published in many languages and has been a bestseller in the US, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, Portugal, and other countries.


    Adrenaline was a Summer Great Reads choice by bothThe Today Show and Good Morning America.  Inside Man was a Summer Book Pick by O, The Oprah Magazine, and a Best Beach Reads pick by USA Today.  Jeff is a winner of the Thriller Award, was nomianted for an Edgar Award 3 times, the Anthony twice, and has won both the Agatha Award and the Macavity Award.


    Three novels have been optioned for film and are in script development. Jeff graduated from Rice University with a degree in History and English. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons. More at http://JeffAbbott.com.


    Libby Hellmann, author of 12 Compulsively Readable Thrillers herself, hosts 2nd Sunday Crime every month. Her 13th novel, JUMP CUT will be out March 1, 2016. More about her is at: http://libbyhellmann.com

  • 00:53

    Cindy Abbott on her "Banner on the Moon" Everest to Sled Dogs and Back Again

    in Entertainment

    For me, just the mention of Cindy Abbott, turns me into a bit of a giddy fan. Understand that it isn't entirely that she is one in 40 women in the USA to have ever summitted Mount Everest, or that she finished the Iditarod on her third try, taking the Red Lantern.  It isn't even really that she is the only woman to do both of these things. You see, she has a rare disease called Wegener's granulomatosis, and it was during training for her Everest climb that she was finally diagnosed after 14 years of fighting an enemy with no name. 


    So, what do you do when you are told you've got a rare and incurable disease? Well, according to Cindy, whether you ascend 29,029 feet on Everest, or you take a team of dogs and do 1049 miles to Nome, you just DO IT. Cindy made the decision to FIGHT. And fight she did. She decided to advocate and educate for NORD, or the National Organization for Rare Disorders, run the "Greatest Race on Earth," climb that rather big hill and continue to be a professor at California State at Fullerton. 


    There is a film about her that is finally finished after four long years in production that will be appearing in festivals this year, called Banner on the Moon. That banner of course is her NORD banner which she takes with her everywhere, and quite frankly, the moon would have to be the next stop for this lady. 


    On a personal note, and why I am so very passionate about speaking with her, is that I too battle a disease. Cindy has been a personal hero to me. So having this opportunity to talk sled dogs and how they've been a positive influence on her, as they have me, will be a highlight of my life. And I do hope that no matter who you are and what you do with dogs, that you too will find this amazing woman to be a source of inspiration unbound, and an example of the strength we all have hidden inside us, waiting for our dogs to show us where to find it. 

  • 01:01

    Sharyn Abbott on The Mompreneur Model with Dori DeCarlo

    in Women

    Sharyn Abbott joins me on Thursday, October 10th at 11amPT/2pmET on The MOMpreneur Model Show sharing the evolution of her dream. This is why Word of Mom Radio is the show for MOMpreneurs - the NEW Business Woman!
    Sharyn is an author, coach, trainer, talk show host, entrepreneur and now, the creator of the upcoming Ultimate Business University that will be opening in Belize in 2014! This is the culmination of a 13 year journey to make a difference! 
    Join us and find out why you should NEVER give up on a dream - it is not how long the dream takes, it is what the dream does that matters!
    Thanks to today's show sponsors Safety First Bags and Everything Family. Be sure to visit our website and meet all our sponsors in our MOMpreneur Marketplace.
    Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and email us at wordofmomradio@gmail.com with questions, comments and info on how to be a guest.
    Word of Mom Radio - sharing the wisdom of women.

  • 01:02

    PREVENTING & OVERCOMING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

    in Health

    8p ET/7p CT Wednesday, February 3, 2016: Dial 347-850-8486 to learn the facts about serious head injuries and explore natural & healthy ways to reduce the risk of injury.  Whether you are a parent, youth sports coach, high school coach, school professional, or health care provider you understand the importance of minimizing the risk of concussion and other serious brain injuries.  Some of the most common symptoms of CTE, a serious condition of brain damage, includes loss of memory, difficulty controlling impulsive or erratic behavior, impaired judgment, behavioral disturbances including aggression and depression, difficult with balance, and a gradual onset of dementia.  


    Join Root Cause Radio with Dr. Charlie Abbott, of Symptometry North Carolina LLC, on February 3rd to explore:  



    exactly what is a traumatic brain injury 
    which precautions can be taken to prevent injuries to the head
    the role of a healthy scientific diet in reducing the effects of a serious head injury


    ....and much more!


     


    Access this show and all podcasts at www.RootCauseRadio.com.


    Root Cause Radio ~ Sharing the Secrets of Optimal Health

  • 00:58

    George Washington Inn and The Shot Heard Round the World

    in History

    In February Americans have more to celebrate than Valentine's Day. Indeed, what better time to honor our first Commander-in-Chief than Presidents’ Day--this, by commemorating George Washington’s birthday? And what better place than his namesake Inn, one of Washington State’s finest bed and breakfasts  nestled along the Strait of Juan de Fuca between Sequim and Port Angeles? Join the Inn’s owners, Dan & Janet Abbott, & Washington historian Vern Frykholm as together we relive colonial history & explore forgotten facts about the father of our country & the gracious estate he called home.

  • 00:27

    The Texas Plan: The Congress

    in US Government

    Today's episode will be discussion of Texas Governor Greg Abbott's "Texas Plan", and specifically the first section of the plan dealing with The Congress of the United States.


    We'll have a news segment, to track all of the Convention of States activity occurring around the nation.  Then we'll present the first section of Texas Governor Greg Abbott's "Texas Plan" and his proposed solutions to an overreaching Congress. We'll leave some time for phone calls, for your questions and comments.


    That Provident Article" is hosted by Convention of States Texas volunteer Paul Hodson, with the Convention of States since late 2013, a District Captain in Texas from February 2014 through November 2015, and now serving as Co-Director for the Convention of States Texas.

  • 02:03

    The Liberal Redneck (Justice in Texas!)

    in Politics Progressive

    Join LR, the Professor, Lil Stevie Wonder, and PD.


    Thank you for keeping the faith and spreading the word on Facebook. Call in or join us in chat with a free Blog Talk Radio account.  Share archived episodes with your friends on Facebook.  Piss off those idiot Republicans by listening every week... LOUD! Texas breaks its streak of 0 days without being a national embarrassment.  Victory for Planned Parenthood at the hands of Texas Judges.  Thank you, Gregg Abbott for demanding an investigation.  Justice may be blind, but it's not STUPID, even in Texas!


    Join Us Today at Noon CST for "The Liberal Redneck" The stories are crazy as usual! Please join the conversation or listen to an archived show.  



    White Hats = Good Guys Therefore White Robes Must - Good Guys Too, Right?
    Preschool Class Trip Becomes Politician's Prop
    Batshit Bachmann Off Her Meds Again?
    Ammosexual Comedian Proves He Isn't Funny.  The Joke's On Him!


     


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  • 00:29

    Introduction to the Texas Plan

    in US Government

    Today's episode will be an introduction to Texas Governor Greg Abbott's "Texas Plan"


    We'll have a news segment, to track all of the Convention of States activity occurring around the nation.  Then we'll bring an overview of Texas Governor Greg Abbott's appeal to the Texas Legislature to pass legislation calling for a Convention of States.  We're going to leave plenty of time for phone calls, as there has been tremendous activity around the nation the last few weeks.


    And, I'll explain my "technical difficulties" from the past several weeks, which were actually geographic challenges while I was out of the country.


    That Provident Article" is hosted by Convention of States Texas volunteer Paul Hodson, with the Convention of States since late 2013, a District Captain in Texas from February 2014 through November 2015, and now serving as Co-Director for the Convention of States Texas.

  • 01:03

    RECIPES AND SNACKS FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH

    in Health

    8p ET/7p CT Wednesday, January 27, 2016:  Dial 347-850-8486 to explore natural & healthy ways to eat and choose delicious foods & snacks that help promote optimal health.  Scientific eating is one of the most important tools on the journey to achieving optimal health. Many people struggle with choosing healthy foods and snacks on a daily basis.  


    Join Root Cause Radio on January 27th to discover:  



    exactly how "eating scientifically" promotes long-term health
    best snack choices to consider for busy on-the-go schedules
    delicious recipes and snack suggestions for anyone to enjoy


    Access this show and all podcasts at www.RootCauseRadio.com.


    Root Cause Radio ~ Sharing the Secrets of Optimal Health


     


     


     

  • 00:52

    A chat with Chris Corbett about the GOP and 2016 political scene

    in Politics

    Guest:   Chris Corbett, friend and DFW poltical observer, joins me for a chat about the 2016 election and the political landscape..........the GOP and the surprise of the Trump candidacy......Trump vs Cruz battle.........who comes back to life in New Hampshire...........the state of the Democrats and the battle between Sanders and Clinton...........Gov Abbott proposes a constitutional convention.........and other political stories....

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  • 00:31

    RRBC RAVE WAVES BlogTalkRadio "BRING ON THE SPOTLIGHT" with Gordon Bickerstaff

    in Books

    Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club's BlogTalkRadio production of RAVE WAVES "BRING ON THE SPOTLIGHT", where host, John Fioravanti, is joined by "SPOTLIGHT" Author, Gordon Bickerstaff. We are discussing his suspense/mystery novel, "THE BLACK FOX". Join us as we explore this novel and become better acquainted with this talented author.


    This segment of Bring On The Spotlight is sponsored by Michelle Abbott, the very talented author of "JEM".


    If you'd like to know how you can get your own recorded commercial to air during one of our shows, please visit the RRBC site at http://wp.me/P49Fi9-275.