Monday, November 11
After becoming a first-father fat age 58, National Book Award winning novelist Tim O’Brien says he did the math … and it was grim. He regretted waiting so long to be a father and thought he wouldn’t be around long enough to teach his children everything that he had learned. So wrote a book to give to his sons what he wished his own father gave to him with the book “dad’s maybe book.” Then … in honor of Veterans Day, we’ll sit down with a former Apache Warrior pilot and learn about his special mission to honor his comrades in combat by offering healing through action and adventure. We also share North Texas resources for veterans when it comes to employment and mental health. Plus … Retirement Planners of America are back, and just in time to discuss performing an end of the year “financial fitness” check-up.
Tuesday, November 12
She was a centerpoint in the recent Ken Burns’ PBS film on country music -- we’re in Dollywood with the amazing Dolly Parton in a market exclusive. If you’ve suffered through a case of FOMO (“Fear of missing out”), it’s probably time to embrace JOMO (“the Joy of Missing Out”). Nationally recognized productivity expert Tonya Dalton joins us to teach women that true productivity is not about doing more, but doing what’s most important. Plus .. We’re looking into some 2020 travel trends with vacation home rental company Vrbo. Travel expert Melanie Fish has great information on old favorite destinations, and a few exciting new places to sample. Ready? And...Alanna talks to the actors of the new movie, "Midway"--a movie about the US Soldiers and pilots that changed the course of World War II during the Battle of Midway in June 1942.
Wednesday, November 13
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first female Supreme Court Justice. Her son, Jay O’Connor and biographer, Evan Thomas sit down to talk about exciting collaboration: “First.” Then … just in time for the holiday feasting, Jane teaches Alanna how to make one of her favorite Thanksgiving dishes, and it’s a dish so good you’re going to want the recipe!
Thursday, November 14
It’s National Pickle Day…and if you love pickles, you’ll really love Pickletopia. From spicy to sweet, they have every flavor for every one plus pickle fan gear. Join us inside the unique shop. Plus … Cinemark has a brand new high tech theater opening in North Texas, and we’re behind the scenes for a super cool sneak peek. And … how about affordable makeup, just in time for the holidays? We’ll preview a new line called Goodness and Grace. And … look inside the brand new Dickies Arena in Fort Worth.
Friday, November 15
He’s one of the most prolific designers of all time. American fashion designer and costume king Bob Mackie, best known for dressing entertainment icons (including Joan Rivers, Cher, RuPaul, Bette Midler, Diana Ross) talks 2020 styles with Jane and Alanna. Then … a GMT favorite, Jane Seymour (best known for her role in “Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman”) is back to catch us up on her exciting projects.