A Southern Girl's View with Sandy Adams

A Southern Girl's View with Sandy Adams

Based on the travel photography blog, A Southern Girl's View. This podcast will share interesting people, places and topics from pets to archaeology, travel to cooking and all the subjects in between. Featuring conversations with interesting people from the life of one of Houston's most eclectic photographers and travelers.... Show More

Episodes

June 14, 2020 51 min

Today on the show I am chatting with Adventure and Vow’s Traci Edwards, she’s an elopement photographer based in Arizona who travels to the Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Southern Utah and Iceland for elopements.

Traci and I chat about her roots in North Carolina, her road path to Arizona, living in a van with a cat and what she’s learned along the way.  For any of you out there looking for more out of life, then Traci’s s...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with Kate Gunderson, an Aerospace Engineer with NASA, the Johnson Space Center here in Houston

Kate and I talk about her roots in North Dakota, her lifelong dream to work at NASA, how running has done more than just build her endurance, her quest to be an astronaut and what role she will play later this month on May 27, when astronauts will life off from US soil for the first time in almost 9 years.

...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show I am chatting with Houston-based Wildlife Photographer & Safari & Custom Trip Guide, Mr. Andy Biggs. 

Andy is an avid adventurer, conservationist, teacher and outdoor photographer whose images celebrate the African landscape and its rich wildlife, people and culture.

Andy and I talk about his path from Silicon Valley to the awe-inspiring and magical Serengeti, the lure of the African landscape, the importa...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with a long-time friend from high school, Master Sergeant David Rich from the 172nd Security Forces Squadron out of Mississippi

David and I talk about growing up in Tennessee, his path from army to Air Force, his deployment days, his love of UT football (Tennessee not Texas) and his obsession with Nascar and what makes it so enthralling.

 

________________________

Friends, Thank you so much for shar...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with Mr. Murilo Queiroz.  Murilo is a native of Brazil, but he now calls Houston home.

Murilo and I talk about growing up in Brazil and his later years in Angola, the lure of America, his family tradition in oil and gas, and his very interesting and unique path to immigration.

_________________________

To find out more about the Immigration Route  EB-5 https://www.uscis.gov/eb-5

To discover more abo...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, a curator of Anthropology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Dirk and I talk about his childhood in Belgium, his love affair with the Aztec and Maya, the lure of the Big Easy and a little lady named Lucy and her connection to my pup.

 

Friends, Thank you so much for sharing this past hour (more or less) with Dirk and I.

For those wishing to connect with Dirk, you...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with yet another old college buddy of mine, Mr. Donnie Young.  Donnie is a musician and a business owner based in the Yucatan Peninsula’s Puerto Aventuras.

Donnie and I talk about his early days in Memphis, how Christmas caroling propelled him into the music industry, his days trimming trees, his IT job in Denver and how even a simple trip to burning man  has set him up for success.

Well it is that ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, Sandy is chatting with Dr. Sushma Jansari, a curator with the British Museum in London, England.

They talk about working during a pandemic, growing up in England, the brilliance of hairspray (the product not the movie), her dream podcast guest and just what exactly keeps her busy.

For all my listeners out there, Sushma and I met last fall here in Houston.  I was working with local non-profit, Archaeology Now, and...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with another old college buddy of mine, Mr. Todd Evans.  He is the Director of Professional Development with ProLiteracy based out of Syracuse NY.

Todd and I talk about our college days at Memphis State and how they prepared us for who we are today, his desire to educate the voting population, and how we as a community, can help adults learn to read. And for me, Adult Literacy is a very personal top...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show, I am chatting with my old college buddy, retired navy pilot Lt Commander Steven Cooper, call sign “Booger”.  I…. on the other hand, have only known him simply as Coop. 

We talk about our college days at Memphis State, traveling the world, living in Italy during a pandemic, riding a camel even and his good ole flying days in the United States Navy that sometimes even resembled a blockbuster movie.

Friends I really...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played
March 30, 2020 55 min

Today on the show I am chatting with Boston real estate guru, Mr. Collin Bray.   We talk innovative ways to use social media to market your business, the beauty of Boston and the Back Bay, a little bit of sports and his phenomenal James Bond research skills.

You can follow Collin on Instagram at @collinbray or contact him direct through his website at www.collinbray.com

For those wanting to see Collin’s mad instagram stories sk...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Today on the show I am catching up with former University of Memphis Tiger basketball Hall of Famer, Antonio Anderson.   We talk about growing up in Lynn Massachusetts, the thrill of basketball, coaching in his hometown and his love affair with the city of Memphis. And yes, we even chat about THAT game.  You know the one… on April 7, 2008.

During his playing career at Memphis, he helped lead the Tigers to a combined four-year recor...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played
March 25, 2020 40 min

Today on the show I am talking with Colonel Michael Vaughn, United States Air Force Retired. We talk 30 years in the military, ICBM missiles, Strategic Air Command and the cold war.  Colonel Vaughn retired from the United States Air Force in 2010 concluding a 30 year career in the military.  He started off as an ICBM launch officer in South Dakota and concluded his long career as Chief of Nuclear Operations at Offutt Air Force Base...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played
March 22, 2020 45 min

Today, I sat down with California girl, and my cousin, Sam.  We talk pandemic, southern traditions, biscuits, a little baseball, and so, so much more.

Now if you’re feeling extra loving, I would be really grateful if you left me a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

In this episode, I discuss basketball and culture in Memphis Tennessee. For more about me and my businesses visit https://www.sandy-adams.com

Share
Mark as Played

Sandy kicks off season 2 of A Southern Girl's View podcast interviewing Carol Firmin - a mom, wife, daughter and cardiac arrest survivor thanks to CPR.  For more information about cardiac arrest, heart disease in women and where you can learn CPR plus all the facts, etc go to www.heart.org or www.goredforwomen.org

Sandy is a 19 year volunteer with the American Heart Association and photographs the Bay Area Galveston's yearl...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played
July 17, 2019 36 min

In this episode, Sandy sits down with Angolan high jumper, Ulika Costa to discuss what he loves about his home country, living in the states now and all those special dance moves of him.

If you loved this episode, remember to subscribe on apple podcast, itunes and iheart radio so you don't miss any of the exciting upcoming episodes.

Share
Mark as Played

Sandy explores the personal world of infertility and one woman's journey to conceive her son.   1 in 8 women will experience some type of infertility and yet it is a subject that is not discussed as much as it should be.

Share
Mark as Played

This week Sandy interviews Joe Montalbano, a 4th generation Italian American whose great grandfather, Francesco Montalbano, immigrated to America in the late 1800s and made his way to Houston where he founded Montalbano Lumber in 1900.   Francesco started a lumber dynasty all from the humble beginnings of selling firewood.   But Francesco was not alone, and the Montalbano wives were also instrumental in the building of this Houston...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

In today's episode, Sandy talks with Valerie McNeil, a former Lockheed Martin Test Director based at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Valerie grew up in the small impoverished Floridian town of Casselberry, outside of Orlando, moved with her family to a Houston suburb at the age of 16, then went on to have a career in a field that she never, ever dreamed of. Valerie’s story is one of unimaginable experiences and a few humorous ...

Read more
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About A Southern Girl's View with Sandy Adams

Popular Podcasts

30 For 30 Podcasts
30 For 30 Podcasts
Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. 30 for 30 offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Sports stories like you've never heard before.
Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
Crime Junkie
Crime Junkie
If you can never get enough true crime...
    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2020 iHeartMedia, Inc.