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The Mountain Life

  • Then, writer, educator, and literacy advocate Maya Payne Smart who challenges our current approach to literacy - arguing that it offers too little, too late. She discusses her new book, READING FOR OUR LIVES: A Literacy Action Plan from Birth to Six. It is a guide for parents.
  • Dr. Lynne Fenton, the psychiatrist blamed for the Aurora shooter’s massacre who joins to tell her story and presents her road map to prevent future mass shootings.
  • In this episode of The Mountain Life, author Joanne Tubbs Kelly sheds light on an important, often taboo, topic — medical aid in dying. Joanne brings her very personal story and journey for her husband as she helped him die with dignity. She speaks with Lynn and Pete about her new memoir, Walking Him Home helping my husband die with dignity.
  • Connor Ryan, a Protect Our Winters (POW) athlete and passionate skier joins the show. He hails from mixed heritage - Lakota and Irish, this informs his lust for wide-open spaces, skiing big mountains, and doing traditional ceremonies.
  • Joining the show with a conversation about mental health in the Wasatch Back are two women, Linda Graves and Pamella Bello, whose passion and efforts to destigmatize and promote prevention bring our community towards greater understanding and increased services.
  • Mexican-American Poet & Novelist Erika L. Sánchez joins the show to introduce her new memoir, Crying In The Bathroom, in which no subject is off-limits—including sex, shame (and how they intersect for Latina women), feminism, depression, gender norms, beauty standards, ambition, and race.
  • On today's episode of The Mountain Life, Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include: (01:01) Mexican-American Poet & Novelist Erika L. Sánchez joins the show to introduce her new memoir, Crying In The Bathroom, in which no subject is off-limits—including sex, shame (and how they intersect for Latina women), feminism, depression, gender norms, beauty standards, ambition, and race. (25:38) Then, a conversation about mental health in the Wasatch Back with two women, Linda Graves and Pamella Bello, whose passion and efforts to destigmatize and promote prevention bring our community towards greater understanding and increased services.
  • Local resident Eric Cylvick joins the show, who is a professional recreationalist in the biggest sense of the word. He created ZipRider ziplines; you’ve probably found yourself soaring down one of his company’s ziplines in Park City or around the globe
  • The executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Program on Religion and Society, Simran Jeet Singh, joins The Mountain Life to talk about his new book, The Light We Give, and a life of connection and a commitment to justice.
  • This week on The Mountain Life, hosts Pete Stoughton and Lynn Ware Peek's guests include: (00:52) The executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Program on Religion and Society, Simran Jeet Singh, who joins to talk about his new book, The Light We Give, and a life of connection and a commitment to justice. Then (27:47), local resident Eric Cylvick who is a professional recreationalist in the biggest sense of the word. He created ZipRider ziplines; you’ve probably found yourself soaring down one of his company’s ziplines in Park City or around the globe.