Avery Smith is smart and talented and full of easy-going natural humor. In this episode we talk about the computer stuff he does, the things we don’t drink, and how important nature is to us. Listen in to this episode to zen out a little. Or maybe get fired up. Who knows?
Diana Griffith is a powerhouse voice for women in Orlando. Her interviews on her own podcast, Orlando Lady Boss, are some of the best I’ve listened to. She’s caring and funny and loves this city and you can tell just how much as we chat about life, love, loss, and finding a path to what moves you.
Jill Rhodus is the jam. She also makes jam. Smiling Goat Jam. Probably the best jam I’ve ever had. If you don’t know Smiling Goat Jams, look her up. She’s started making shrubs and they’re my favorite sober-time drink. Jill is a native, like me, and we get to know each other better and swap stories of growing up Floridian in this episode of Townie Talks.
Rick Kilby knows A LOT of Florida history and Orlando history in particular. He's Old Florida online. We interrupt the writing of his second book with questions about who he is, what his office would look like, how he finds inspiration, and the best way to procrastinate.
Seth Daniels is clever, skilled, and genuinely a good dude. His work as Freehand Goods is some of the finest leatherwork around, but he has a nose for more than just leather. The way he describes a scent is like no one I’ve met. In this episode of Townie Talks, we get off topic a little and I find out exactly what aftershave is for.
Barbara Lezcano is a mojo maker with a bushel of energy. She is a powerhouse in our community, connecting people with the love that she brings to the table. Her Sweet Babs Sauces are second to none and an all natural addition to every single meal. Meet Barbara in this episode of Townie Talks.
This woman is one with a heart for dogs, and a life full of community connection. She's the PR pro behind the Orange County Public Library System. She has been in and of Orlando for years and is one of the most fun goat yoga partners I've ever had. We talk dog training, losing the ones we love, the perfect room, and the power of being a good listener.
A person who knows the power of putting on a stylish event, Dana Marie Roquemore has a great eye for design and a heart for connecting people. The founder of The Dinner Party Project, she brings Orlandoans and visitors together over something we can all agree on, delicious food. We talk about her full name, her love of ice cream and what happens when you have RBF.
Owner of Aces Wild Casino Parties, Comellas puts the fun in fundraising. An entrepreneur and educator, Edgar uses the flexibility of his schedule to share a passion for conservation. The theme we picked up? Adventure!