Season 2 Episode 25: A Hero’s Journey

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia  Thank you for listening in. I’m your host, Rebecca Budd, and I am looking forward to sharing this moment with you. As I wait for my tea to steep, I think back to marvelous stories and ancient legends. Hercules, Perseus, Theseus – these were the myths for which I…

Season 2.Episode 24: Dave Astor on Writing

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. Dave Astor and I are once again  bridging the 3,923 kilometers between New Jersey to Vancouver.   As you all know, the book on top of my 2020 stack of books,  is Dave Astor’s Fascinating Facts About Famous Fiction Authors and the Greatest Novels…

Season 2.Episode 23: Frances on Embracing Change in the 1930’s

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.  We still talk about with the market crash of October 29, 1929 known as Black Tuesday.  It was a…

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 21: Frances on The Great Depression

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.  We still talk about the market crash of October 29, 1929 known as Black Tuesday.  The 1930’s was a decade…

Season 2. Episode 20: The Trio on Joy

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am joined by my mother, Frances, and my sister, Sarah, to discuss a subject that is very close to my heart. How do we define joy?  How do we acknowledge our need for individuality as a well as  connection and belonging within a…