Stories to Tell Ep 9 - Guest Carolyn Meyer Talks About Reinventing Herself Later in Life and How That Has Led to Solo Shows in Albuquerque and Performances with The Moth Around the World
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by Mark Ryerson
2w ago
Carolyn Meyer is truly an inspiration. She talks about reinventing herself in her 80's and how it all started with going to an improvisational class in Albuquerque New Mexico. This experience led her to start telling stories in front of audiences and then to having the confidence to take her story telling to new levels by putting on solo performances. She has also performed with The Moth many times around the world telling a story of what it is like to online date in your 80's. Her story called Don't Call Me Young Lady is also part of The Moths compilation book The Moth Presents: A Point of Be ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 9 - Guest Carolyn Meyer Talks About Reinventing Herself Later in Life and How That Has Led to Solo Shows and Performances with The Moth Around the World
Stories to Tell
by Mark Ryerson
1M ago
Carolyn Meyer is truly an inspiration. She talks about reinventing herself in her 80's and how it all started with going to an improvisational class in Albuquerque. This experience led her to start telling stories in front of audiences and then to having the confidence to take her story telling to new levels by putting on solo performances. She has also performed with The Moth many times around the world telling a story of what it is like to online date in your 80's. Her story called Don't Call Me Young Lady is also part of The Moths compilation book The Moth Presents: A Point of Beauty: True ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 8 - Guest Jim Tritten Talks About Becoming a Naval Aviator, Putting Together the Remarkable Book Holes in our Hearts and Exploring His Creative Process for Becoming an Award Winning Writer
Stories to Tell
by Mark Ryerson
2M ago
Jim talks about becoming a Naval Aviator including what it is like to land and take off from aircraft carriers. He also talks about one of this proudest accomplishments for how he helped lead an effort to put together a book that became Holes In Our Hearts. He talks about the military members that had their own Stories to Tell and how the process of writing helped in their healing. Jim is a prolific author and has won seventy-seven awards to date. We talked about his creative process and he encourages other authors with tips on how to get started and keep improving their own writing skills. Ji ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 7 - Guest Sonja Dewing Talks About Her Books, Her Publishing Company, an Amazing Adventure in the Amazon and the Exciting World of Roller Derby
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by Mark Ryerson
2M ago
Sonja Dewing is a multi award winning and best selling author. She is the:  CEO, Plot Duckies Publishing Founder, Women's Thriller Writers Association Podcast: The 5 Minute Author Her books include Thrillhers, the exciting Idol Maker series which includes Toy of the Gods, Gamble of the Gods, Castoffs of the Gods and Relic of the Gods and many more. In this episode we get to talk about her unique publishing company that focuses on books that have strong female characters, how its creation came about and why it is important to her. We also hear about her amazing trip where she put all asi ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 6: Guest Tibbany Ho - Tibbany Talks About Her Experiences at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and the Bosque Del Apache. She also Shares a Remarkable Fun Way to Wake Her Kids up Each Day and Where She Finds Inspiration in Her Art
Stories to Tell
by Mark Ryerson
3M ago
In this edition of the Stories to Tell Podcast, our special guest is Tibbany Ho. Tibbany is quite an inspiring person with a true spirit of adventure that is ever present through her life and also carries forward into her art. In this episode, Tibbany relates some great stories from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta including being on a balloon crew and getting her first ride in a hot air balloon.  She also has a great story about what it is was like to face her fears at the Bosque Del Apache as thousands of Sandhill Cranes came flying in. She also describes where she finds ins ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 5: Guest Gary Herron - Gary Talks About his Love for Baseball, His Remarkable Sports Memorabilia Collection, Some Fun Encounters with Famous Sports Figures and His Passion for the History of Route 66.
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by Mark Ryerson
3M ago
In this episode, our special guest is Gary Herron. Gary is a local icon in the greater Albuquerque New Mexico area having had a media career that has spanned over 40 years including time at the Albuquerque Journal and Rio Rancho Observer. In this episode, we focus on Gary’s love of sports – especially baseball. Gary tells stories about some of his favorite interactions with famous players including Maury Wills and Bob Feller, how he put together an incredible collection of memorabilia which includes over 100,000 baseball cards and nearly 2,000 books on baseball– and we finish up with a new pas ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 4: Guest Andres Trujillo - What It’s Like Being a New Father, Owner of a Major Arena Soccer League Team - the New Mexico Runners in the MASL2 and More
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by Mark Ryerson
3M ago
In this episode of Stories to Tell, join us as we dive into the inspiring and multifaceted life of Andres Trujillo. A loving new father, Andres shares heartfelt stories about navigating the challenges and joys of parenthood, offering a glimpse into the magical journey of raising a family. But that's not all—Andres has a unique tale of how he came to becoming the proud owner of a professional indoor soccer team in the Major Arena Soccer League 2 - MASL2 called the New Mexico Runners. It is located in Rio Rancho New Mexico which is just ouside of Albuquerque New Mexico. Get ready to be motivated ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 3: Guest Judi Walker - Hear About the Miraculous Journey of Finding Her Birth Family and Biological Father that Started with Ancestry.com
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by Mark Ryerson
3M ago
Judi story is profoundly heartwarming and inspirational, stemming from her willingness to embrace a moment of uncertainty. By taking a chance, she experienced a miraculous turn of events in her life. This incredible journey led her to the discovery of her birth family, including her biological father, who was previously unaware of her existence. This Story to Tell highlights the power of embracing the unknown.  ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 2 - Guest David Ruiz - What It’s Like on a Cooking Competition TV Show - CompliPlated, To Be a Professional Chef in Albuquerque and More
Stories to Tell
by Mark Ryerson
3M ago
In this episode of the Stories to Tell podcast, guest David Ruiz shares some great stories. The first story is about his time on a cooking competition TV show. If you ever wondered what the contestants go through, David describes it great detail. The second story is about the early days in his culinary career and how a chef took a chance on him. This journey developed a passion or plating and his desire to pay kindness forward. The third story is about having a dream and it becoming true. The final story is hilarious tale about what can happen when you transport 15 gallons of soup over an unev ..read more
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Stories to Tell Ep 1 Guest Susan Ryerson - What It’s Like to Parachute Jump Out of an Airplane, Being 2 Hours Late to our First Date and Embarrassing Moments in the Army National Guard
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by Mark
3M ago
In this episode of the Stories To Tell Podcast, the host's wife, Susan Ryerson, shares some of her interesting stories. The first story is about the time Susan decided to parachute jump out of an airplane. She describes the excitement and fear she felt during the experience and how she committed to the training of working with a parachute. She explains the process of climbing out onto the wing and letting go, and how it was the most exciting day of her life. Susan also shares a funny incident during her time in the Army National Guard when she fell while running towards a helicopter. She also ..read more
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