Take A Break

Arts and Entertainment Episodes Podcast Update

Episode 10: Talking Life at 80 with David Shepherd

First, apologies for the three months of radio silence. The Take A Break Podcast took its own break while I moved from Champaign, IL, back to my beloved San Francisco Bay Area. After driving 3506 miles to California, by way of Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Albuquerque, and Arizona, I am finally getting settled and actively looking…

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Episode 9: Bookbinding with Tedra Ashley-Wannemuehler

Do you own a book that is traditionally bound? Who even owns a book these days? The art of traditional bookbinding is disappearing, but if you like to flick through pages of a tome or two, or simply appreciate the value of a physical book, then this episode is for you. For the last Take A Break episode…

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Episode 8 is available! Mobile Mutts Rescue Transports, AKA The Underdog Railway

In this episode, which was recorded in September, I sat down with Earl Stevens and Sally Denhart from Mobile Mutts Mobile Transports. This one is for dog-lovers everywhere. Take a listen and see how you can help. Thank you for listening and your continued support of the Take A Break Podcast. Credit for the soundtrack…

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Episode 7: PART TWO: Interview with singer-songwriter Kelsey Sharp

This Part Two of my conversation with Kelsey Sharp. As you listen to this episode (in two parts), you may realize this was somewhat of a challenging interview for me. I did my very best to take myself out of the picture and listen. Really listen. Sometimes, that can be difficult for us all to…

Arts and Entertainment Episodes Podcast Update

Episode 7: PART ONE: Interview with singer-songwriter Kelsey Sharp

In this episode, I chatted with the brains behind my soundtrack, singer-songwriter Kelsey Sharp. As you listen to this episode (in two parts), you may realize this was somewhat of a challenging interview for me. I did my very best to take myself out of the picture and listen. Really listen. Sometimes, that can be…

Arts and Entertainment Episodes Podcast Update

Episode 6: Interview with Robin Christian, screenwriter, director, producer

Take A Break Podcast Update In this Episode 6, I sat down with screenwriter, director, and producer Robin Christian. We caught up on what he’s been doing since we initially met in 2017. For someone who’s so far written over 80 movie scripts, Robin is a busy man indeed. Credit for the soundtrack for Take…

Episodes Media Podcast Update

Episode 5: Interview with Isaac Musgrave

In Episode 5 of Take A Break, Victoria chatted with videographer, photographer, producer, and director Isaac Musgrave. From college football and tractor pulls, to gardening and classical music, there’s a lot squeezed in. And if you’ve ever wondered how many camera operators are needed to pull together a seamless sportscast, this episode is for you. In addition to…

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Episode 4: Interview with Andy Robinson: PART TWO

In Episode 4 of Take A Break, Victoria sat down with Andy Robinson, Educational Consultant for Solar Urbana-Champaign 3.0. They talked about everything to do with solar power. Brighten up your day and find out how a bit of sunshine can help everyone. Because of the wealth of information included with this episode, there are…

Episodes Podcast Update

Episode 4 is available: Talking Solar Power with Andy Robinson, Educational Consultant: PART ONE

In Episode 4 of Take A Break, Victoria sat down with Andy Robinson, Educational Consultant for Solar Urbana-Champaign 3.0. They talked about everything to do with solar power. Brighten up your day and find out how a bit of sunshine can help everyone. Because of the wealth of information included with this episode, there are…

Episodes Podcast Update

Episode 3 is Available! Adam Wisnewski, Cooking Coach and Entrepreneur

In Episode 3, Victoria sits down with Champaign-Urbana cooking coach and entrepreneur Adam Wisnewski, owner of Breakfast Life and Dinner. You’ll get hungry listening, so make sure you have snacks close to hand! In addition to being available for download and streaming at WPCD 88.7 and victoria-shepherd.com, the Take A Break Podcast is now available…