Good Life Central Oregon Podcast

Sinopse

The Good Life Central Oregon Podcast interviews Central Oregonians with a particularly interesting story in the fields of music, art, food & beer, the outdoors, business, sports, etc. We dig deep and then ask them why they live in Central Oregon and their advice on living the Good Life.

Episódios

  • GLCO 29 ~ Musings on music, the four hour work week, world travel and rocking to very small fans with Victor Johnson

    GLCO 29 ~ Musings on music, the four hour work week, world travel and rocking to very small fans with Victor Johnson

    15/06/2015 Duração: 01h09min

    In 2003 Victor started focusing on kids music that didn’t drive parents crazy. He soon became a leading kids artist in the U.S. with a growing international reputation for making great kids music.   His music has appeared on national television, NPR, Nick Jr and Parenting magazines as well as commercials in the U.S. and Europe. He’s received several awards including 3 Parents’ Choice Silver Awards. Victor appears on several music compilations including 4 Putumayo Kids’ releases alongside artists Leon Redbone, Dan Zanes, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Bibb, Seamus Eagan, Keola Beamer, Riders in the Sky and Jake Shimabukuro.   Victor was featured as an example of "lifestyle design" in the WSJ best-selling book The Four Hour Workweek by Tim Ferris and a proofreader for Derek Sivers bestselling business book Anything You Want. Victor enjoys helping people plot a course to being able to live more freely, creatively and authentically.

  • GLCO 28 ~ The World On The Water with Kiley amp Lynette from WOW Boards

    GLCO 28 ~ The World On The Water with Kiley & Lynette from WOW Boards

    19/05/2015 Duração: 01h05min

    Kiley worked construction heading into the recession of 2008.  Naturally work didn't last long.   Lynette created a property management company and luckily was good at it.   She asked her husband if he could do anything, what would he do.   He replied, 'Shape boards'.     So they started World On Water boards that builds custom surf and SUP boards where art and style are as much a part of their soul as the experience of the ride.     In this podcast we talk about business, relationships, R & D, a twist on continuing education, man caves and of course, living the Good Life in Central Oregon.   

  • GLCO 27 ~ From doodling in the margins of a small community to growing up and going big with artist Adam Haynes

    GLCO 27 ~ From doodling in the margins of a small community to growing up and going big with artist Adam Haynes

    06/05/2015 Duração: 01h21min

    For me his art conjures up images of MC Escher, Japanese Block Art, Go Pro, and a quirky, yet fun sense of humor like Where’s Waldo.  It also gives a sense of serious whimsy due to its sophisticated delivery of boyhood dreams.    Adam Haynes is an artist raised in the quiet community of Camp Sherman.   He has gone on to do work for Nike, Adidas, Patagonia, ESPN, Specialized, Deschutes Brewery, and many more.  Between the diapers, paint and snowboarding, he has learned a thing or two about living the Good Life.

  • GLCO 26 ~ Finding balance through family, racing and spinal adjustments with Doctor of PT, Greg Zadow

    GLCO 26 ~ Finding balance through family, racing and spinal adjustments with Doctor of PT, Greg Zadow

    21/04/2015 Duração: 01h09min

    In this episode we talk to Doctor of Physical Therapy, Greg Zadow, who is a native Australian, former Cat 2 cyclist, outdoorsman, and family man.  He shares his insights on finding the Good Life through movement, competition, and finding balance both in physical fitness, but also in life.       And rumor has it, he got his start by wrestling crocs with his bare hands… in a purple speedo.   But, it’s just a rumor!

  • GLCO 25 ~ From Wildlife Biologist To One Mother Of A Brewer With Veronica Vega (From Deschutes Brewery)

    GLCO 25 ~ From Wildlife Biologist To One Mother Of A Brewer With Veronica Vega (From Deschutes Brewery)

    06/04/2015 Duração: 01h20min
  • GLCO 24 ~ How a world-class paddler started making guitars for world-class musicians with Jayson Bowerman

    GLCO 24 ~ How a world-class paddler started making guitars for world-class musicians with Jayson Bowerman

    25/03/2015 Duração: 55min

    Jayson is a world-class paddler with first descents in Oregon, California and Colorado and has represented the US at World Championship competitions in Freestyle Kayaking, Open Canoe, and Surf Kayak.  He also became a Luthier with Breedlove guitars and now owns Bowerman Guitars, a company of one where he builds guitars, mandolins and lap steels for some of the worlds most notable musicians.  He also gives his time and talents helping teach guitar building to the Americana Project in Sisters High School as well as being a Board member of the Bend Paddle Trail Alliance.

  • GLCO 23 ~ How she became a modern day, barefoot, acoustic, “International” troubador and athlete with my buddy Beth Wood

    GLCO 23 ~ How she became a modern day, barefoot, acoustic, “International” troubador and athlete with my buddy Beth Wood

    06/03/2015 Duração: 47min

    Beth makes a living touring the nation playing music and making folks feel good.  Join us as she explains why she always plays barefoot and as I convince her that her music extends to international waters…    Buddy Beth Wood is also the first non-Central Oregon resident guest on the show.  However, she has become so integrated into some of Central Oregon’s premier events, playing the Sisters Folk Festival, hosting the Sunday Community Celebration and staffing the Americana Song Academy, that she is practically family and therefore kicks off our Friends of Central Oregon category.     Beth has been blessed with the gift of song and story and shares with us her path, her struggles and her triumphs.  She also shares how she “wrote her own story” as she broke the mold by also becoming an athlete.   Check out her music at www.bethwoodmusic.com or come see her in September when she returns to the Sisters Folk Festival (www.sistersfolkfestival.org)  

  • GLCO 22 ~ Finding purpose in his second life One man’s war to save America’s lost veterans one fish at a time with Brett Miller

    GLCO 22 ~ Finding purpose in his second life; One man’s war to save America’s lost veterans one fish at a time with Brett Miller

    19/02/2015 Duração: 01h31min

    Brett Miller has survived a house fire, wildland fire, war, IED explosion, 3 years in a VA hospital, downhill racing and Racing Across America on a bike.     This is his second life... And he's waging war on Post Traumatic Stress in our disabled vets... one fish at a time.      If you have ever wondered how some people just seem to always keep their cool no matter the situation; who always seem to have a good attitude despite every right to complain, you need to listen to the stories  and strategies from my good friend Brett.      Please leave a review of the GLCO podcast on itunes or send your comments to [email protected]     Thank you for listening.   

  • GLCO 21 ~ Finding Joy in skiing, competition, coaching and beyond with Olympian Ben Husaby

    GLCO 21 ~ Finding Joy in skiing, competition, coaching and beyond with Olympian Ben Husaby

    03/02/2015 Duração: 01h12min

    Executive Director/Nordic Director Ben Husaby is a two-time Olympian in Nordic skiing with an impressive record of running and multi-sport accomplishments including winning the Bend Pole Pedal Paddle consecutively from 1999 – 2004.      Plus… he found the sweet spot in Central Oregon.

  • GLCO 20 ~ Recap of 2014 GLCO Podcast Highlights

    GLCO 20 ~ Recap of 2014 GLCO Podcast Highlights

    14/01/2015 Duração: 44min

    After the culmination of the first year of the Good Life Central Oregon Podcast, we recap with the highlight reel in preparation of forging ahead to 2015.      Thank you for listening.

  • GLCO 19 ~ Discovering the path of a lost boy to an international leader and Central Oregon with Pastor Mike Silva

    GLCO 19 ~ Discovering the path of a lost boy to an international leader and Central Oregon with Pastor Mike Silva

    19/12/2014 Duração: 01h14min
  • GLCO 18 ~ The value of a great smile and volleyball as a business school with Dr. Blair Struble

    GLCO 18 ~ The value of a great smile and volleyball as a business school with Dr. Blair Struble

    05/12/2014 Duração: 01h10min

    Dr. Blair Struble grew up in Bend playing volleyball at Mt View before playing volleyball and earning her undergrad at Willamette University.  She then went to OHSU for dental school followed by her orthodontic residency at UW.   Upon returning to Central Oregon, she has become one of the preeminent orthodontists in Bend.  Meanwhile she also coaches volleyball and raises two children with her husband.  She is a pursuer the Good life and she can certainly put a great smile on your face. 

  • GLCO 17 ~ Turning Despair to Hope and the Broken into Unbreakable Take a walk up the driveway with Troy and Kim Meeder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch

    GLCO 17 ~ Turning Despair to Hope and the Broken into Unbreakable; Take a walk up the driveway with Troy and Kim Meeder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch

    16/11/2014 Duração: 01h27min

    Troy and Kim Meeder are husband and wife team who are authors, speakers and founders of the non-profit Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch that has rescued hundreds of horses and families from trauma and abuse.   They have experience with some of the most horrific stories one could imagine, yet they continue to work “in the trenches” to provide hope and the Good Life to those who need it the most. Troy wrote the book “Average Joe” and Kim wrote the books: “Hope Rising”, Bridge Called Hope”, “Blind Hope” and “Fierce Beauty”.  

  • GLCO 16 ~ Discovering a world of adventure through the written word, a broken heart and a moldy tent with freelance writer, Tim Neville (Redux)

    GLCO 16 ~ Discovering a world of adventure through the written word, a broken heart and a moldy tent with freelance writer, Tim Neville (Redux)

    08/11/2014 Duração: 01h23min

    Tim Neville travels the world living the magazine dream, AND gets paid to do it.   As a polyglot, polymath and poly-passionate person, he is an award winning freelance writer who frequently writes for Outside Magazine, The New York Times among others.  This Central Oregonian has a unique perspective on adventure, risk and reward and knows how to tell a good story. 

  • GLCO 15 ~ Life after retirement… filled with fitness, adventure and multiple world records with Tom Landis

    GLCO 15 ~ Life after retirement… filled with fitness, adventure and multiple world records with Tom Landis

    19/10/2014 Duração: 01h11min

    GLCO 15 ~ Life after retirement… filled with fitness, adventure and multiple world records with Tom Landis     A conversation with 71 year old bad ass swimmer, surfer and backpacker, and Central Oregonian Tom Landis.  We discuss, among other things,  reigniting the competitive drive and reaching a high level of fitness and competition and finding motivation... all beginning after retirement at age 59.

  • GLCO 14 ~ Paradise lost and found: Tale of a homeless hippy child that became fierce and independent while working with top chefs in Europe, with Chef Rose Archer

    GLCO 14 ~ Paradise lost and found: Tale of a homeless hippy child that became fierce and independent while working with top chefs in Europe, with Chef Rose Archer

    07/10/2014 Duração: 01h15min

    Rose is a notable chef in Bend having trained under top pastry chefs as well as in Europe.  She worked at Broken Top as pastry chef and culinary queen for many Bend publications after moving to Central Oregon. She then started her own lunch catering service called 12:00 O’clock Tart.  She is a world traveler, a teacher, a board member for Family Access Network, an entrepreneur as well as being a wife and a mom.   But her story began very, very differently. 

  • GLCO 13 (Part 2) - Stories of seasonal migratory work as an NFL lineman, Green Bay Packers hall of famer, author, entrepreneur, coach and college professor Ken Ruettgers

    GLCO 13 (Part 2) - Stories of seasonal migratory work as an NFL lineman, Green Bay Packers hall of famer, author, entrepreneur, coach and college professor Ken Ruettgers

    25/09/2014 Duração: 50min
  • GLCO 13 (Part 1) ~ Stories of seasonal migratory work as an NFL lineman, Green Bay Packers hall of famer, author, entrepreneur, coach and college professor Ken Ruettgers

    GLCO 13 (Part 1) ~ Stories of seasonal migratory work as an NFL lineman, Green Bay Packers hall of famer, author, entrepreneur, coach and college professor Ken Ruettgers

    22/09/2014 Duração: 53min
  • GLCO 12 ~ Remembering the “Golden” rule and how to turn failing students into amazing students with successful educator, superintendent and underdog advocate, Jim Golden.

    GLCO 12 ~ Remembering the “Golden” rule and how to turn failing students into amazing students with successful educator, superintendent and underdog advocate, Jim Golden.

    01/09/2014 Duração: 01h13min

    Sisters School District Superintendent Jim Golden shares his stories of being a young hooligan, LA gangs, and what it takes to turn the toughest kids to teach into amazing students.   He also shares lessons and insight he has learned in his long career educating these students with parents, teachers, and of course, us.

  • GLCO 11 ~ Pediatrician and entrepreneur, Dr. Rick Cuddihy talks to us about medicine, passion, risk, cycling, problems and solutions with healthcare and his take on the Good Life in Central Oregon

    GLCO 11 ~ Pediatrician and entrepreneur, Dr. Rick Cuddihy talks to us about medicine, passion, risk, cycling, problems and solutions with healthcare and his take on the Good Life in Central Oregon

    19/08/2014 Duração: 01h12min

    After 18 years as a pediatrician, Dr. Rick Cuddihy, departed down the road less traveled and began practicing entrepreneurial medicine helping physicians with the toughest task they perform… communicating effectively with their patients.  Pediatrician and entrepreneur, Dr. Rick Cuddihy talks to us about medicine, passion, risk, cycling, problems and solutions with healthcare and his take on the Good Life in Central Oregon. Solid!

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