Dementia, Depression and Persistence with Mark Calabio #009

My guest today is Mark Calabio, a good friend and a fellow musician… he talks about his personal struggles with depression, his father's unfortunate medical condition, and how he and his twin brother Kris went through a recent awakening on their 28th birthday. Mark is one of those multi-talented artists who grapples with unfocused ventures [...]

By |2020-03-02T21:05:22-08:00October 3rd, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments

Racial Discrimination and Social Inequality with Jeff Bertino #008

I sat down with a good friend, a great musician and an all around nice guy, Jeff Bertino. We talked about his music group here in Poway, San Diego, called "Poway Folk Circle", which he co-founded in 2009. Jeff Bertino is not only a very skilled musician, his style and performance are quite engaging, inspiring, [...]

By |2019-12-28T20:14:07-08:00June 19th, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments

Grieving with an Attitude with Michelle Miller #007

Who the F*** is Michelle Miller? Michelle never wanted to be a professional writer. She wanted to be left the hell alone, thank-you-very-much, as she lived a nice quiet little life as a special needs aide and Sunday school teacher in Small Desert Town, USA with her second husband, two children, and their proverbial white [...]

By |2020-01-13T10:41:38-08:00June 2nd, 2017|interviews|2 Comments

Addiction, Salvation, Faith and Acceptance with Stasea Conery #006

Stasea Conery shares her journey of survival from the depths of addiction (or "depths of hell" and "depths of insanity") to salvation and grace. She faced utter hopelessness. Despite losing so much, she would deny defeat and reclaim her life from the grasp of addiction. Her story is both tragic and triumphant. It is an [...]

By |2020-01-13T10:10:02-08:00May 25th, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments

An American Prisoner, Mexican Jail, and Plot to… with Scott Sanders #005

I met Scott about three years ago in a Mexican jail. Just kidding! I met him at Company Pub & Kitchen in Poway, San Diego. A mutual friend of ours, named Martin Coughlin, started it all. Martin founded an open mic venue for musicians at the old pub – it was a great place to [...]

By |2019-12-30T00:06:30-08:00May 18th, 2017|interviews, music|1 Comment

Her Greatest Performance Challenge Yet with Peggy Watson #003

Besides being a wife, mom, and now grandparent, I've spent most of my adult life as a performing singer/songwriter, a full-time bilingual educator/counselor, and a social activist. Now that I'm retired from education, I'm focused on my grandson, songwriting, and offering my skills to organizations working for environmental justice and human rights. I plan to [...]

By |2020-01-13T10:16:47-08:00April 8th, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments

An Impactful and Inspirational Loss with Derek Pantling #002

Derek Pantling is a man of many talents. He has been a musician, composer, and singer/songwriter as well as an avid photographer of life and nature from a very young age. Derek has produced and self-published his work both in music and photography. He resides in Solana Beach, CA, half of the year, and [...]

By |2019-12-29T20:57:44-08:00April 8th, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments

Searching for Something to Believe In with Sub-Niche #001

Stephan Boudouris is searching for something to believe in. He’s an admitted perfectionist, an idealist, artist, and hopeless romantic. He often stumbles through the day with one foot in reality and the other in the clouds. And, like many of you, he is striving for balance and harmony in life. Stephan has performed a variety [...]

By |2019-12-29T11:43:39-08:00April 7th, 2017|interviews, music|0 Comments