Season 2 Episode 55: Resa McConaghy on Glamour, Fantasy and Art

“Once upon a time, there was a beautiful young girl named Virginia who lived in the Empire D’Amore. Unfortunately, she was very poor, a seamstress for the wealthy merchants of the kingdom. One day, the Emperor D’Amore demanded that his son, Prince Will, marry. He decreed a holiday with a royal procession throughout the empire.”…

Season 2 Episode 54: Paul Andruss on Myths, Travel, Language & Writing

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in! I am heading across the ocean to Wales, that beautiful country full of magic, mystery, music, and great writers. I am excited to introduce one of those great writers – Paul Andruss. He was born and reared in Liverpool. The city’s legendary Scouse wit…

Season 2 Episode 53: Sisters Unscripted on The Book Dialogue

“For there is no friend like a sisterIn calm or stormy weather;To cheer one on the tedious way,To fetch one if one goes astray,To lift one if one totters down,To strengthen whilst one stands.”Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market and Other Poems Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Much to the chagrin…

Season 2 Episode 52: Martha’s Story

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Thank you for listening in. My sister asked a painter to paint this from the picture. Front view of threshing. The tractor with a large belt on the power takeof ran the thresher. The grain bin on left was where grain was augered into from thresher the straw was…

Season 2 Episode 50: Klausbernd Vollmar on Colours of Life

“Every colour has its personality and a different impact on us. Colour sends out a vibration like every person does. This vibration interferes with that of its onlooker. That’s why we like certain colours and dislike others even if this is mostly unconsciously.” Klausbernd Vollmar, Scientific Psychologist, Author Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia.  Thank…

Season 2 Episode 48: Mary Jo Malo on a Poet’s Calling

A word has powerWhether mined bydemagoguesfor controlor carved into stonefor memorialIt can carry usinto exileFrom ourselvesFrom our homesA word can steelthe heartor build an edificeof faith in the futureIt sifts or unitesand definesYetdestroy the wordYou stealtime. Mary Jo Malo, Stele Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia. Thank you for listening in! I am your host,…