023 | Bomber pilot’s wife shares stories of World War 2

Graphic of Episode 23 of Heartsong Fit - World War 2 Index

Several of the episodes of Heartsong Fit include short stories by my mom, Lucille Maris. She shares her experiences from the 1940s when she was a young bride to my dad, Jim Maris. He flew multi-engine bombers out of Wendling, England in the 392nd bomb group during WW II. Dad trained in the B-17 and was […]

015 | Farrier Brad Bixler Shares About Managing Work Life on the Road Plus Interesting Travel Adventures

Photo of Brad Bixler, farrier, in Episode 15 of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris

Spend time on our Dawn of Promise Farm, as I conduct an impromptu interview with our farrier, Brad Bixler. In addition to being a farrier (trims and shoes horses), Brad is also a journeyman pipefitter and adventurer who travels the world. This conversation out in the pony shed with my horse, Madison, over our shoulder, is […]

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 […]

HF1 | Healthy Living: Lucille Maris Shares Tips From Her 92 Years

Photo of Lucille Maris and Vickie Maris

Gluten-Free Eating; Living Simply during WWII Special guest on this first episode of Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris, is my mom, Lucille Maris. She shares her secrets to keeping fit and healthy at age 91 ½ years. Lucille talks about eating healthy from the time she grew up in the 1920s to her diet of meals […]

Following the Right Role Models | Improve Your Quality of Life By Eating Right; Exercising

Graphic of the 4-H pledge

I recently spent a lovely evening at our county 4-H fair with my mom and my mother-in-law to watch the Queen Contest. My mom and I hadn’t attended the pageant since I was a kid, but we didn’t want to miss seeing one of my llama training students who was competing that night for the […]