HF 14 | Come Along For Winter Chores on a Llama and Horse Farm

Connemara pony in a winter blanket

  In this episode of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris, I invite you to come along with me as I care for  our llamas and Connemara horse, Kerrymor Madison. The day I recorded this episode, it was about minus five degrees Fahrenheit! Even though this is an audio podcast and not video, you can still “see” […]

HF 13 | Go Behind the Music With Scott Greeson and Vickie Maris

Photo graphic of Scott Greeson

Scott Greeson, singer/songwriter and entertainer is my guest on Episode 13 of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris. He is also my husband, so that makes him an extra special guest! Scott has been helping me with the podcast behind the scenes. He’s an expert with the recording equipment and use of the software, Pro Tools, that […]

HF12 | Relax While Horseback Riding With Vickie and Her Connemara, Madison

Photo graphic depicting Episode 12 Relax While Horseback Riding With Vickie and Her Connemara, Madison

In Episode 12 of the podcast, you get to go on a horseback ride with me and my Connemara pony, (who is actually horse size). His name is Kerrymor Madison. The Edirol recorder I like to record many of my episodes with is quite portable and fit nicely in the pocket of my vest, so […]

HF11 | Nicky Rood Shares How She Incorporates Type 1 Diabetes into Life as a Commercial Songwriter

Photo of Nicky Rood who is guest on Episode 11 of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris, podcast

Note from the podcast host:  I am excited for you to hear Nicky Rood’s story. She is not only inspiring as a talented songwriter and entertainer, but also inspiring in how she incorporates the challenges of living with Type 1 diabetes. Vickie Episode 11 Features: Interview With Nicky Rood, singer/songwriter Announcement about new ebook, Social Media […]

HF10 | Hear a Farm Story About a Mama Llama & a Connemara Pony | Enjoy a Story of Fox Lake Resort in Marcell, Minnesota

photo of the sunset over lake in Minnesota

Note from the podcast host:  We hope you’ll join us in celebrating the release of Episode 10! It’s the first milestone we were striving towards in the life of the podcast, Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris. The main part of the content for this episode was recorded at a fishing resort in Fox Lake Minnesota. […]

HF8 | Journey Through the Ultimate Reset 21-Day Cleanse

Photo collage of recipes you prepare in the Ultimate Reset gentle cleanse, 21-day program

Take an audio journey through the 21 days of the gentle cleanse, Ultimate Reset, in this podcast episode. The primary content in Episode 8 of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris is a conversation between me and one of my friends, Linda Brammer. We started the Ultimate Reset 21-day gentle cleanse on June 8, 2014 and […]

HF7 | Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness Trainer Mo Amin Provides Tips | Lucille Maris Tells a WWII Dog Story

Photo of Mo Amin and Scott Greeson in front of Rhyno's Gym

This episode of Heartsong Fit includes quite a variety. You’ll hear the early morning sounds of the farm as well as a train whistle late at night when a train passes as I talk about my experience doing the 21-day gentle cleanse, Ultimate Reset. At the time this episode was recorded, I was at the […]

HF6 | Tribute to Veterans on D-Day 70th Anniversary | Listen to Stories of Mission Flights of Lt. Col. James R. Maris and Crew

Photo of pilot James R Maris with B-24 bomber flown in D-Day

Episode 6 of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris is a special tribute on the 70th anniversary of D-Day (WWII) to Lt. Col. James R. Maris and the men and women who fought for freedom in WWII. Lt. Col. Maris flew 30 missions in a B-24 bomber. His second mission was D-Day. You will hear his […]

HF5 | Tractor Cab Conversation With Roger Miller About Auto Steer and GPS | Lucille Maris Shares a WWII Story About the Clausings

Photo of Auto Steer Control Box in John Deere

I took my Roland Edirol H09 recorder with me as I climbed into the cab of a John Deere to interview Roger Miller as he works ground to prepare it for planting in north central Indiana. You’ll feel like you’re in the tractor cab too as you hear the engine running and the variety of beeps […]

HF4 | Take a Hike With Vickie and Her Llama, Heartsong | Enjoy the Peacefulness of the Farm at Sunset

Photo of Vickie with her llama, Heartsong

HF4 | Take a Hike With Vickie and Her Llama, Heartsong | Enjoy the Peacefulness of the Farm at Sunset Moving your body is a terrific method to reduce stress. Hiking along the trails on the farm is one way that I find relief from stress after a busy day. I often take one of the llamas […]