Posts tagged jacksonville
39: The Midwife's Tale

Sharon Schmidt, L.M., C.P.M., is a midwife who operates the Fruitful Vine Midwifery Service in Jacksonville, FL. In this episode, we discuss the profession of being a midwife, its history and the benefits of having a home birth. We also discuss Sharon's growing passion for genealogy research and why recording peoples stories for austerity is important in today's world.

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34: “We’re Built for Winter”- A Resolve to Overcome CTE, Sexual Abuse, and Suicide

Garrick Clig is a personal trainer and a former football player for the University of Maryland. In this eye-opening and profound episode, Garrick bravely talks about suffering from CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), being suicidal, masculinity and having the resolve and courage to overcome tragedy. But, it’s in the last 15 minutes where Garrick heroically tells his story of being sexual abuse as a child and how he overcame it.

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20: Food Trucks, Charity and Card Tricks for Bill Murray

Evan Werthman is the owner of Joyshtick Food Truck. He recently fundraised money for the workers of Chicago Pizza, who were affected by the mass shooting at the Madden Tournament in Jacksonville, FL. We also discuss starting and operating a food truck, entrepreneurship and an affinity for card tricks.

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13: Lee Giat, A Space Oddity

Lee Giat is a University of North Florida student double majoring in Astrophysics and Communications. He is also: an astronomer, a broadcast journalist, a licensed pilot and a winner of the #StudentAstrounaut Contest. Where he went to Star City, Russia to partake in cosmonaut training. Also, he is only 20 years old. I greatly enjoyed this interview with a future Space Man as we talked about Back to the Future, Space Travel and philosophy.

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