Greg & Tom talk with Laura Oatman, a certified health & nutritional counselor, and founder of Whole Earth Wellness. Laura talks about the difficulty in making a lifestyle change, whether it's weight loss, getting over drug addiction, or choosing a more compassionate diet. The process can take as long as 6 months, and during that transitional phase, it's crucial that the individual seeking change receive emotional support.
Laura Cruz-Acosta drops by to talk about the route changes that start on Sunday, September 22, as well as other major and minor issues that face Sun Metro and its ridership every day. She also talks about the Miner Shuttles to and from the transit centers around the city for more convenient transportation to the Sun Bowl Stadium.
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about herb gardening in the fall. Fall is a good time to divide your herbs. Denise talks about keeping a healthy herb garden all year long, and which herbs grow best in our climate.
And...if you've been seeing a lot of bulbs in your local nurseries or home improvement stores, this is a good time of the year to buy them and put them in your refrigerator for planting in the future.
Louie and UTEP communication department professor Richard Pineda discuss the potential outcomes stemming from the last week's events surrounding the ongoing Syrian crisis, including the negotiations for having the assumed chemical weaponry come under multinational scrutiny and regulation.
In this episode, we revisit a conversation that Louie Saenz had with noted author Barbara Dzikowski on Feburary 23, 2013. Dzikowski had just released her inaugural novel, "Searching for Lincoln's Ghost," a novel that explores the topic of coming-of-age, with the setting being the era of the mid 1960s. Searching for Lincoln's Ghost" is a 2013 Book Readers Appreciation Group Medallion honoree.
Louie talks with noted local author Daniel Chacon, UTEP creative writing professor, about his latest endeavor, "Hotel Juarez," and the process of writing an intriguing collection of stories that, according to Chacon, don't need to be read in consecutive stages. He will hold a book signing on Friday, Sep't. 13, 2013, at the UTEP Union East Theatre at 7:00PM. He will sign copies of his book and talk about the project. The book is available at the UTEP Bookstore, and other major booksellers, as well as online at Amazon, and other retailers. More information at http://imaginarywater.com
Greg & Tom talk with anti-captivity activist Mike Garrett. Mike talks about the inhumane conditions of the marine creatures at Marineland Canada in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Many of the conditions have been brought to light by former trainers at Marineland. A high number of deaths have been reported among the water park's dolphin, orca, and beluga whale population. Mike's peaceful protests have led to a lawsuit filed against him by the owner of Marineland. To help with Mike's legal defense fund, visit http://www.gofundme.com/3o192g.
Louie talks with Dr. Chuck Boehmer, UTEP political science professor, about the ongoing problems besetting Syria over the last 43 years. They discuss military strategy from various countries involved in the crossfire. The U.S. Senate is currently (9/6/2013) discussing the probabilities for military airstrikes and intervention over the next few weeks.
FROM NPR NEWS: "Saying he will continue to "make the best case" in coming days for taking military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, President Obama has announced that he will speak to the American people Tuesday about why he's come to that conclusion.
Obama's statement came Friday at the start of a news conference he's holding in St. Petersburg, Russia, where the G-20 Summit of world leaders wrapped up Friday. He spoke for about 50 minutes." Find more news under http://nprnews.org and stay tuned to KTEP for updates on the anticipated address to the nation.
"Perspectives" now airs on both Saturday afternoons at 1:30PM and Sunday afternoons at 12:30PM.
Dennis talks with Florence Schwein about life after El Paso Prime Time, where her family is headed and her many experiences here and abroad. Florence taught art history at the Osher Lifelong Institute on campus at UTEP for many years, after retiring as the UTEP Centennial Museum director.
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the interesting variety of fungus and mushrooms that have sprouted in lawns across the region after the summer rains. We'll also hear about the harmful and not-so-harmful insects you might find crawling around your yard. Aired Sept. 7, 2013.