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

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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January 22, 2020 18 min

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

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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...

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July 16, 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.

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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.

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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...

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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 ...

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April 4, 2019 44 min

Sandy talks to Houston-based businessman/trainer and part-time rescue diver, Steve Hiner.   To find more out about CPR training and how you can get trained in your area, please visit www.redcross.org or www.heart.org  You may be all that stands between someone living and dying.

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In this episode, Sandy chats with one of the founders of Vinyl Draught Radio, Doug Meisinger.  They talk shoveling snow, snakes, living hard and Frank Zappa.  Plus a little about the music industry today.

To find out more about Vinyl Draught Radio please visit the website at www.vinyldraughtradio.com or you can find them on social media at Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Soundcloud, and itunes.

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In this episode, Sandy chats with Galveston's own, Kathleen Maca, about everything from haunted hotels to haunted cemeteries and future books.   Plus a surprise subject that Sandy was not expecting but very relevant to so many women.  To find out more about Kathleen please visit her website at www.kathleenmaca.com or you can find her on social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

To purchase her books go > HERE 

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This episode is all about the heart!  February is Heart Month and I am sharing my story about my mom's battle with heart disease, my volunteer partnership with the American Heart Association and all those Heart Throbs.   To learn more about women and heart disease go to www.goredforwomen.org To learn more about everyone's heart health or how you can volunteer go to www.heart.org  To see all the Heart Throb portraits (now th...

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This episode is part of a series where my students in the Life History writing course I teach share their memories of a world event.  Today, retired Galveston County Texas judge, Ray Holbrook, talks about his naval training just before the end of World War II.  To see photos of Ray recording this episode, please visit my blog at https://www.asoutherngirlsview.com

 

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In this episode, Sandy dives into the popular question... "How do I stay motivated?"   Touching on a list of ways to keep your motivation up or even to find that ever disappearing motivation.

To download Sandy's "5 Steps To Reinvent Your Life" absolutely FREE > https://goo.gl/TxCocU

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In this episode, Sandy chats with long-time Salem resident, Shelby Hypes, about the Salem witch trials, the legacy of the trials, the historic significance of Salem today and why YOU should plan a vacation to this really old seaside town.  To find the list of books that Shelby recommends, go here > http://a.co/czOKlRo

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In this episode, Sandy talks with University of Houston Professor, Dr. Marie T. Hernández about her life growing up in Texas, the secret past of the Conversos and the interesting path she has traveled to get to the historic researcher she is today.

To find all of Dr. Hernández's books, go here ; to find out more about Archaeology Now www.archaeologynow.org

 

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There is a new pet rescue in town!  Sandy visits with Houston-based communications specialist, Amy Castro, to find out her motivation behind her new pet rescue non-profit, Starlight Outreach & Rescue.  And find them on youtube here > Starlight Outreach & Rescue.  Adopt don't shop and report any animal abuse you see to local police or animal shelter!

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Sandy sits down with her vet, Dr. Todd McCoy of Nasa Pet Hospital, to shed light on why dogs/cats need shots and which shots are the most important.

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Based on the travel photography blog A Southern Girl's View by Houston-based photographer, Sandy Adams.  This podcast will share interesting people, places and topics from pets to archaeology, travel to cooking and all the subjects in between.

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