Season 2 Episode 49: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene on Writing Steampunk

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I just finished reading a riveting tale of an old lost Valentine and the shenanigans that ensue when it turns up. The intrepid, Fiona Finch, and her brother Steele – along with a helping “wing” from Quellie the duck, work to bring two long…

Season 2 Episode 40: Patricia Sands on Telling Your Story

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia. Thank you for listening in. “Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities — always see them, for they’re always there.” Norman Vincent Peale “Sixty-two-year-old Arianna arrives in the South of France for a two-week artists’ workshop…

Season 2.Episode 22: Frances on The Art of Canning

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.   Thank you for listening in.  A few weeks ago, Frances and I were discussing the Great Depression, the severe worldwide economic depression of the 1930’s, which started in 1929.  One of the questions that came up was food supplies and production.  This led to a great discussion on…

Season 2.Episode 19: Frances on Building a Sod House

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.   Thank you for listening in.  Today, Frances looks back to a time when sod houses or soddies were the homes of early settlers on the frontiers of the Great Plains of Canada and the United States. When the prairie lacked standard building materials such as wood or stone,…

Season 2. Episode 11: Frances on Farming in the 1930’s

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. All of us have a story to tell.  Our lives are full of drama, celebrations, joys, sorrows – even a little mystery, intrigue, and magic are sprinkled on some of the more mundane moments. My mother, Frances, was my first storyteller.  Over the years…

Season 2. Episode 9: What Happened to the Spoons?

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am joined by my mother, Frances, and my sister, Sarah to solve the mystery of the missing spoons and discuss the importance of storyteller. So put the kettle on and add to the conversation.  We would love to hear your thoughts on TeaToastTrivia.com…