51. June 25, 2014 - TAIRA ST JOHN DISCUSSING HOW TO CHANGE THE CONVERSATION
52. July 2, 2014 - TAIRA ST JOHN DISCUSSING THE SUPER BRAIN AND HOW TO ACCESS IT
Margaret Silveira Lakeport City Manager
53. July 9, 2014 - MARGARET SILVEIRA LAKEPORT CITY MANAGER
* MARGARET SILVEIRA is the mainstay of Lakeport Economic Development. As Lakeport City Manager, economic development and new and retained business in the city and region are her passion, and she is active in a number of areas to boost economic development in Lakeport and in Lake County.
54. July 16, 2014 - MYSTICAL POET AND MASTER MYTHOLOGIST AND JUNGIAN EDUCATOR DENNIS PATRICK SLATTERY DISCUSSES WRITING MYTHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY WITH GUIDANCE FROM LATEST OF HIS 21 BOOKS - PART II.
* DENNIS PATRICK SLATTERY Ph.D., is a core faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute who helped shape the development of the Mythological Studies program. He has been teaching for 40 years from elementary to secondary, undergraduate, and graduate programs, and has received the prominent rank of Distinguished Core Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. His areas of emphasis include the poetic imagination, writing and reading as mythic activities, the relation of psyche, spirit and matter, and the place of contemplation within the academic setting. He is the author of several books including: The Idiot: Dostoevsky’s Fantastic Prince; The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh; Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life; Harvesting Darkness: Essays on Literature, Myth, Film and Culture and A Limbo of Shards: Essays on Memory, Myth and Metaphor. With Lionel Corbett he has co-edited Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field as well as Psychology at the Threshold. With Glen Slater, he has co-edited Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture. With Jennifer Selig, he has co-edited Reimagining Education: Essays On Reviving the Soul Of Learning. He is the author of three volumes of poetry: Casting Shadows; Just Below the Water Line; and Twisted Sky. He serves as Faculty Advisor on the student literary journal as well as The Mythological Studies Journal, the student on-line journal, both published by the Mythological Studies Program. Dr. Slattery teaches: Approaches to the Study of Myth; Mythopoetic Images; Joseph Campbell: Metaphor, Myth, and Culture; Epic Imagination. Website Contact: http://dennispslattery.com/wordpress/
55. July 23, 2014 - HOLLY HARRIS AND CHUCK LAMB, ENTREPRENEURS, OWNERS OF AIRKAYAKS.COM, LOCATED IN CLEARLAKE OAKS, AND SELLING KAYAKS WORLDWIDE DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND MEGA-VOLUNTEERISM AT HOME
* Holly Harris and Chuck Lamb, the imaginative co-owners of AirKayaks.com, agreen that social responsibility is an important part of any business. With many ways to be socially responsible; their course is to volunteer time and money for local projects that feel will benefit our community, county government, local businesses and the environment, including:
Founding the non-profit Clear Lake Environmental Action Network, Inc. C.L.E.A.N was created to administor an EPA Technical Advisory Grant which educates the public on the Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine Superfund Site (http://www.cleanlake.org).
Working with the National Park Services’ Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) program to develop the Konocti Regional Trails Master Plan and trails system in Lake County, California (http://www.KonoctiTrails.com).
Design and implementation of the Clear Lake Water Trails, a series of seven water trails highlighting the culture, history, diversity, geology and ecology of the Clear Lake watershed. The Clear Lake Water Trails were one of ten projects nationwide highlighted in the November issue of the National Park Service newsletter.
Spearheading community efforts in developing Clarks Island in Clearlake Oaks, CA. This is a publicly-held island park devoted to educating the public on the Clear Lake watershed and health of the lake. Design components include natural building (adobes) from local clay sources, testing programs for floating islands, tule revegetation, native and Native American plantings. (http://www.KonoctiTrails.com/clarks-island)
The two AirKayaks Co-founders, Holly & Chuck. were recently awarded a Proclamation/Commendation from the County of Lake for their volunteer efforts. Harris & Lamb LLC PO Box 926 Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423 707-998-0135 Telephone 707-998-2180 Fax INFLATABLE KAYAKS & GEAR Website:www.AirKayaks.com
56. July 30, 2014 - CHRISTIAN AHLMANN, VP AND VINEYARD MANAGER OF SIX SIGMA RANCH AND WINERY, DELIVERS THE CULMINATING ELIXIR INTERVIEW ON HOLISTIC WINEGRAPE VINEYARD DEVELOPMENT AND WINEMAKING..."OUR STORY IS IN THE BOTTLE."
* Christian Ahlmann, VP and Vineyard Manager, son of the widely respected Kaj and Else Ahlmann, holds his own in a complex international vineyard and wine business with grace and a natural inclination for ranching, vineyards and high quality wine development. After finishing a degree in horticulture at Kansas State University in 2005, Christian worked for a nursery in Copenhagen, Denmark before returning to work in the wine industry. His experience includes apprenticeships at Rex Hill Winery in Oregon and Eagle's Trace Winery in Napa Valley. Christian takes a holistic approach to the vineyard management at Six Sigma by using livestock to manage the vineyard floor and avoids the use of pesticides or herbicides. In late 2010, Christian and his wife Rachel celebrated the arrival of their first born, son Caleb, who got a little sister, Elizabeth, in January 2013. Email: Christian@SixSigmaRanch.com
THIS IS THE LAST SHOW OF THE YEAR-LONG "ELIXIR OF LAKE COUNTY: THE NEW WINE COUNTRY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA" SINCE DEBRA SOMMERFIELD, THE LAKE COUNTY WINEGRAPE COMMISSION, LAUNCHED THE SERIES LAST JULY, 2013. IT HAS BEEN A GREAT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE FOR ME AND THE TAIRA ST. JOHN SHOW LISTENERS, AND WE VERY MUCH APPRECIATE YOUR PARTICIPATING AND LISTENING THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. YOU CAN BROWSE THESE AUDIO FILES AND LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD THEM FREE OF CHARGE. CHEERS!
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THE NEXT SERIES ON THE TAIRA ST. JOHN SHOW, "LOVE AND AWAKENING", WILL BE LAUNCHED ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014 AT 2:00 - 3:00 PM, WITH A SURPRISE GUEST AND REPLAYED AS ALWAYS, THE FOLLOWING MONDAY AT 1:00 - 2:00 PM. THE FOLLOWING WEEK, JOANN SACCATO, WILL INSPIRE US WITH HER TEACHING, "COMPANIONING YOUR SACRED JOURNEY." http://www.companioningthesacredjourney.com