• 00:58

    The Center of Light Radio Show: "Happy Now" with guest Susannah Furr

    in Spirituality

    The Center of Light Radio Show with host Keith Anthony Blanchard


    Show Topic: Susannah will be speaking to our audience about a teaching she calls "HAPPY NOW", 5 essential keys to personal happiness and sacred aliveness.  She is currently working on a book that includes these teachings.  For more information about Susannah: 


    Susannah Furr, M.Ed.,  is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 25 years of experience in the counseling field. In addition to counseling, she has taught many courses in meditation, attuned others in Reiki, facilitated workshops and retreats, and utilizes her highly developed intuition to conduct intuitive consultations.  Susannah's mission is to be a loving witness and guide for others who are awakening their hearts and seeking to balance and integrate the fragments of self into Wholeness.


    Susannah will be speaking to our audience about a teaching she calls "HAPPY NOW", 5 essential keys to personal happiness and sacred aliveness.  She is currently working on a book that includes these teachings.  


    For more about Susannah: www.nowAWAKEnow.com


    For more about Keith: www.keithanthonyblanchard.com

  • 00:13

    The Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs by H. Alan Day

    in Books

    The Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs
    Hardcover – March 1, 2014
    by H. Alan Day  (Author), Lynn Wiese Sneyd  (Author), Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Foreword)


    “A great American story, and an inspiring tale of vision, courage, and hard-won wisdom. It’s told with humor and grace and without pretension. And every reader is sure to find a horse to fall in love with in these pages.”—Larry Watson, author of Montana 1948


    “A definite read for all those who love horses. Day and Sneyd’s book is sure to become an instant wild-horse classic in the spirit of J. Frank Dobie.”—J. Edward de Steiguer, author of Wild Horses of the West


    “The Horse Lover is a very good illustration of the real western part of our nation. Day, a successful rancher and businessman, is honest and forthright in dealings with neighbors, employees, business associates, and especially the federal government. I recommend this reading.”—Dennis DeConcini, former U.S. senator from Arizona


    “It is impossible to see a herd of wild horses running free without feeling a surge of excitement and enthusiasm for their vigor, power, and beauty. To watch them run with their manes and tails flying in the wind is to experience a sense of the ultimate freedom of motion.”—From the foreword by Sandra Day O’Connor, former U.S. Supreme Court justice


    "Day's poignant personal journey is one of both heartache and hope, a mirror of not just one man's desire to save a great American icon of freedom, the wild mustang, but a nation's."—Stuart Rosebrook, True West


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  • 00:13

    Author Interview: Peter Strassberg MD on God, Gravity And The Big Bang

    in Books

    THE BIG BANG is modern myth. It never occurred. It, and much of current science (particle physics) is but today’s version of the Biblical Creation and Fall. In this book, Dr. Strassberg takes us on a journey—a voyage of understanding. By opening a portal to a different dimension, the book leaves the reader with a deeper insight into our world and the forces that shape it. The Hunger For More is an excursion into the realm of the very small (the quantum world of atoms and particles) and the exceedingly large—the universe with its awesome structure. As we travel, it allows us to make sense of what to Einstein was “spooky” action at a distance, and helps us to unravel the ever-perplexing wave–particle enigma. It shows dark energy to be an illusion, inflation to be, essentially, infinitely impossible, and cosmic microwave background radiation (the supposed glue holding the Big Bang together) to be fundamentally misunderstood. It explores the concepts of force and time, finding an underlying essence—to those of science, gravity; to those of faith, God. It is an exciting adventure well worth taking. PETER STRASSBERG, M.D. is a a practicing physician in the New York Metropolitan area.


    Learn More and BUY THE BOOK: http://tinyurl.com/The-Hunger-for-More

  • 00:15

    Author Interview: Aoleon The Martian Girl: A Series of Books by Brent LeVasseur

    in Books

    An interview with Brent LeVasseur author of the forthcoming sci-fi YA book series: AOLEON THE MARTIAN GIRL. Related games and music too!



    http://aoleonthemartiangirl.com
    https://twitter.com/aoleontmg
    https://www.facebook.com/aoleonthemartiangirl

  • 00:16

    New Book: Inmate 1818 and Other Stories by Bernard Otterman

    in Books

    About the Author: Bernard Otterman was born in Lodz, Poland, in 1937. At the age of three, he and his parents escaped Lodz and fled to Warsaw. From there to the Pietrokov ghetto and were subsequently interned in the Radom ghetto and then transferred to the Daimler work camp five miles away producing small munitions. In June of 1944, as the Russians advanced from the east, the camp was liquidated, and its inmates shipped to Auschwitz. Bernard and his mother escaped from the line being marched to the trains, fled and hid for six months as fugitives in the Polish countryside and survived until the Russian troops liberated Poland in January of 1945. His father was sent by train to Auschwitz, then immediately moved to a work camp in Germany. He too survived and the family was reunited in Lodz in September of 1945 through displaced persons listings. They lived in Germany until coming to the United States in 1951. Otterman was trained in mechanical engineering and for many years was on the engineering faculty at Northeastern and Hofstra universities. He worked and reworked the stories in this collection for more than a decade. "The Golem of Auschwitz" was first published in New Millennium Writings. "Kaddish" was first published in The Nassau Review and received first prize in fiction from the Review. "Lotto Fever" was first published in Word/Slovo. Several of Mr. Otterman's poems have been published in Poetry, Jewish Currents and other journals and compendia. 


    Mr. Otterman's book will be featured in a dramatic presentation at Queens College, Queens, NY 11-6-2014. More info at web site link.


    www.bernardotterman.com


    BUY THE BOOK


     

  • 00:07

    The Sweetness: A Novel by Sande Boritz Berger |

    in Books

    www.sandeboritzberger.com


    As Berger's novel moves back and forth from Vilna to Brooklyn, the focus is on Rosha and Mira as well as on Charlie's sister Jeanette. All three attempt to make sense of a life that often makes no sense at all. VERDICT: In this engaging debut, a semifinalist for Amazon's annual Breakthrough Novel Award, readers gain three different views of the effects of World War II on ordinary people.


    Andrea Kempf, formerly with Johnson Cty. Community Coll. Lib., Overland Park, KS, Library Journal


     


    Despite the title, bitterness is the dark driving force in this stirring debut novel of Holocaust survivor guilt-guilt about being safe. Told with candor and tenderness, there are two parallel stories of Jewish girls-one a teen, one an eight year old- from the same family but worlds apart during WWII.


    Hazel Rochman, Booklist


     


    A Jewish girl in Eastern Europe and her teenage American cousin experience the Holocaust years in vastly different ways in this bittersweet novel.... A tender look at immigrants in America and Nazi victims in Europe succeeds in educating and engaging readers.


    Kirkus Reviews


     


    From She Writes Press, September 23, 2014. Available from all major booksellers, bookstores and online.

  • 00:10

    Real-World Analytics by Michael Koukounas: An Interview with the Author

    in Books

    Build and manage analytics teams to drive results


    REAL-WORLD ANALYTICS was written to help business leaders develop and manage analytics teams in today's Big Data craze. The book focuses on the do's and don'ts of staffing and managing analytical teams. It helps promising analysts transition from developing analytics into more senior management roles, and it helps senior business leaders understand the limitations of their analytical teams, the issues they will need to address in running them, and the investments they need to make in support of analytics in order to be successful in today's business world.


    Michael Koukounas, a twenty-five-year business veteran of analytics, has built a career out of leveraging data, analytics, and systems to drive billions of dollars of business impacts across the globe. His responsibilities have included modeling, analytics, strategic systems development and management, credit and fraud policy, and data management. He has played senior roles in Citigroup, GE Capital, American Express, and Equifax. In building and managing analytical teams across the globe, he has found innovative ways to deliver new data tools and leverage new sources of data to meet specific business goals. He has developed and implemented analytical solutions across a number of business sectors, including government, airlines, insurance, and telecom, as well as Financial Services. Mr. Koukounas received a BA in Biochemistry from the University of Rochester and an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University, and lives with his family in the San Antonio area.


    http://www.real-worldanalytics.com/


    In paperback and ebook 

  • 00:31

    Passing Time Interview Welsh Mountains

    in Culture

    This episode is an interview with Rob Lukens the President of the Chester County Historical Society. The interview covers several generations of our family in Southeastern Pennsylvania and references my book, Black Minqua the Life and Times of Henry Green. 


    Join us on Saturday September 27th, for the Welsh Mountain Historic Tour in New Holland Pennsylvania (Lancaster County). We will return to the Mountains and present life as it was in the 1700's for Tom Green and others. 


    Follow the Link for more information! 


    Tune in and Listen Up! 


     


    https://www.facebook.com/events/520741034724035/

  • 00:37

    Jesus

    in Comedy

    Susannah high threes budget.

  • 00:07

    A New Charming Children's Book: "Pansy in Paris" by Cynthia Bardes

    in Books

    Pansy in Paris: A Mystery at the Museum. Written by Cynthia Bardes. Illustrations by Virginia Best. A Children's Picture Book. Published by Octobre Press. ISBN 978-0-615-84019-2. 32 pages. casebound with jacket, full color. Available nationally at all major bookstores and online booksellers.  


    Further information at: www.cynthiabardes.com


    "This adorable picture book is enchanting in every way...fun mystery that little ones will applaud." -- Leslie McGuirk, Children's Book Author


    Interested media contact publicity@bookbuzz.com


    Press Release

  • 00:16

    The Romance Bookmark Welcomes Suzanne Johnson

    in Books

    The Romance Bookmark with Renee Bernard welcomes Suzanne Johnson!  Below is some information on her very cool new series.  Be sure to read it. There may be a test later!  Suzanne Johnson aka Susannah Sandlin is a great read in any world so be sure to take a peek!


     


     


    ROYAL STREET 


    (Sentinels of New Orleans, Book 1)


    As the junior wizard sentinel for New Orleans, Drusilla Jaco’s job involves a lot more potion-mixing and pixie-retrieval than sniffing out supernatural bad guys like rogue vampires and lethal were-creatures. Her boss and mentor, Gerald St. Simon, is the wizard tasked with protecting the city from anyone or anything that might slip over from the preternatural beyond. Then Hurricane Katrina hammers New Orleans’ fragile levees, unleashing more than just dangerous flood waters. While winds howled and Lake Pontchartrain surged, the borders between the modern city and the other world crumbled. Now, the Undead and the Restless are roaming the Big Easy, and a serial killer with ties to voodoo is murdering soldiers sent to help the city recover. Gerald St. Simon has gone missing, the wizards’ Elders have assigned a grenade-toting assassin as DJ’s new partner, and an undead pirate Jean Lafitte wants to make her walk his plank. The search for Gerry and the killer turns personal when DJ learns the hard way that loyalty requires sacrifice, allies come from the unlikeliest places, and duty mixed with love serves up one bitter gumbo. Out now!


     

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