After talking to the Executive Director of the Diana Basehart Foundation, (http://basehart.org), Patti interviews Joe C, author of Beyond Belief, Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life. Joe got clean and sober in 1976 and he has been a student of the nuance and evolution of 12-Step life as it has ebbed and flowed through the last five decades. Joe will be leading the ground-breaking Beyond Belief weekend retreat in the majesty and serenity of Sedona Mago Retreat. Not a debate, nor a set up for conversion, this weekend is designed as an honest investigation of the 12 Steps and how to effectively work with others, no matter what their background or beliefs. http://www.sedonamagoretreat.org/beyond-belief/
Three Dynamic Women Speak for Puppy Davey: Diana Basehart, Julia DisSieno and Jill Anderson Seek Justice
Don’t miss this interview with three heroic women who have devoted their lives to protecting and caring for animals. They are standing tall in a united front to change the laws and protect innocent, voiceless animals.
Don’t miss the March of Mourning, Justice for Puppy Davey on July 19, 20015, starting at 1:00 pm at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens–1100 Anapamu. Visit daveys-law.com
Diana & Patti Expresses Outrage over the Light Sentence Received by a Man whose Prolonged Abuse Caused a Puppy’s Death, & Patti interviews Renissance Man, Douglas Borcoman–who Discusses Astronomy and why it Enthralls Us
Diana and Patti express outrage over the light sentence that Santa Barbara’s Judge Hill,
imposed upon a 19 year old man who was convicted of felony animal cruelty. This puppy was tortured throughout his short life and and died after suffering unimaginable abuse. A March of Mourning is being planned in Santa Barbara on July 19th, to call attention to this light sentence and to show our lawmakers that we support maximum sentences for those convicted of felony animal cruelty. Like an ‘Amber Alert,’ Diana would also like to start a ‘Davey’s Alert’ to let communities throughout the country be on the alert for animal abusers. Please come back to this site for more details about the upcoming march and ways you can help to call attention to the rights of animals. For the latest information, you can also visit https://www.facebook.com/justiceforpuppydavey
On a lighter note, Patti interviews Douglas Borcoman. He created the first online Environmental Ethics course for Coastline College and for CSU (CA State University). Douglas is the recipient of local and national awards for classroom and teaching excellence. He’s also an avid hiker, poet, philosopher and astronomer. He recently led a stargazing event at Sedona Mago Retreat and the enthusiastic response of participants was phenomenal! To learn more about Douglas, visit https://philosophicalquest.coursesites.com/
Diana and Patti get silly as they discuss the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. On a serious note, Diana talks about the great need faced by people in our community who cannot afford veterinary care for their beloved pets.
Then, Patti interviews Frank Newton. Frank previously co-hosted the Young at Heart Radio Show with Patti until his retirement. Since retiring, Frank wrote a historical novel for middle school youngsters called the Adventures of Tesak and is presently starting on another book. It was a wonderful ‘on air’ reunion for Frank and Patti!
Patti Teel and Diana Basehart chat about animal rights and Diana shares a story about a woman who was only taking half of her prescribed heart medication and giving her dog only half of his medication due to her limited funds. The Basehart Foundation came to the rescue and now both of them are thriving!
Next, Patti interviews Anthony Giannini. In this fascinating interview Anthony explains sound healing, and why it is such an effective form of healing. Anthony conducts private and group sound healing sessions at Sedona Mago Retreat in Sedona AZ. http://www.sedonamagoretreat.org
After chatting with Diana Basehart about an animal and guardian her foundation recently helped and reminiscing about the ‘old days of Hollywood,’ Patti interviews Jay Stinnett. Jay coordinates the recovery series at Sedona Mago Retreat and describes the inspirational workshops and presentations coming up at Sedona Mago Retreat in 2015. Jay is also the author of Loving Sober and he describes how having a spiritual practice with one’s partner can enhance a loving relationship. He and his wife Adell Shay lead a program titled Loving Sober at Sedona Mago Retreat. For more information about this unique recovery series in Sedona, AZ, visit http://www.sedonamagoretreat.org/recovery-series/ Or email Jay at firstname.lastname@example.org
Diana talks about an animal the Diana Basehart Foundation was able to save and then shares a story about her late husband, Richard Basehart, and his great love of animals! Then Patti Talks to Beth Amine about a program she developed called Joyous Movement. Countless seniors, many of whom have dementia, benefit from this unique program. Beth is training others to be able to teach this unique program to seniors with dementia.
Diana and Patti discuss the Wine and Wishes event this Saturday, June 6, in the Montecito, CA Upper Village in the grassy area by the Montecito Village Grocery Store. If you live in the Santa Barbara area, please plan to attend. The event is sponsored by the Diana Basehart Foundation, which provides a lifeline for people and their pets– providing veterinary services for those in financial need. It will be a festive event with wine, appetizers, and music by the talented Brazilian vocalist and guitarist, Teka. Then, Diana shares the story of how she met her late husband, actor Richard Basehart, and promises to share a new ‘old time’ Hollywood story each week.
Next, Patti talks to Steve Kim, the President of Tao Fellowship and the Executive Director of Earth Citizens Organization. Steve talks about the concept of Earth Citizens and explains what it means to be a hero. Steve is a life-long practitioner of Taoism, an experienced and a motivated educator of Taoist practices and philosophy.
On Saturday, June 6, the Diana Basehart Foundation is hosting Wine and Wishes, a festive event that will take place in the park by the Montecito Village Grocery Store at 1482 East Valley Road. There will be Brazilian music by Teka, delicious appetizers, and samples of Nell Wine. Nell Wine is sold at the Montecito Village Grocery and proceeds from the sales benefit the Diana Basehart Foundation. http://www.basehart.org
Next, Patti interviewed Julia Cameron. Two decades ago, Julia Cameron published her groundbreaking book, The Artist’s Way, a course in discovering and recovering your creative self. Now in use by over four million people worldwide, the course is credited with having helped millions find and express their authentic creativity in their lives and in their work in the world. Julia Cameron discusses her upcoming retreat at Sedona Mago Retreat, September 11-13, in Sedona Arizona. http://www.sedonamagoretreat.org/juliacameron
Barbara Gaughen-Muller is co-author of a brand new book titled Revolutionary Conversations: The Tools You Need for the Success You WantShe is also President of the United Nations Association of the USA for Santa Barbara California Chapter. Locally, the book is available at Chaucers.