When Elder Abuse turned to Animal Abuse


When Elder kathycharlieae35276bfc17d448bedcc76b2006740bAbuse turned to Animal Abuse

From Dog Lovers to AT the Movie this show is going to be wild.

Kathy Tarachione is a beautiful soul, the owner of Pet Productions inc and is a huge animal lover, who has a special place in her heart for dogs. Kathy has been a life long contributor to shelters because it causes her great pain to know that a wondeful pet is being killed so she tries to help save as many pets as she can. Until now. You see she is the victim of elder abuse. A couple who worked for her, asked her for a LOAN to help pay their mortgage and feed their child. This couple even called Kathy “Mom’.
Well being a widow, disable and 70, Kathy was lonely and ripe for the picking as they say. However, she began to have nightmares when the animals she is used to saving weren’t recieving her help because this Loan was never repaid. Eventually, she had to take this couplee dayle to court and she Did WIN the judgement. However, the courts expected her to go and pick up the money. RIGHT!! Well this couple began posting that they didn’t know who she was, that this woman was bat shit crazy and they egged her home, took the air out of her tires. etc. It seemed the whole town was against her. However, when they sent the sheriff out, he immediately saw that she was a target of abuse.  Kathy has COPD and congestive heart failure, which means its very difficult for her to breathe and must use an oxygen tank at all times. Honestly, how do the courts and judicial system think this woman is going to get her money back? Why don’t they HELP HER!!!
Lee Day is a Celebrity Pet Hairstylist, Entertainer, comedian,and creator of Bark Mitzvah and Pet Weddings. Lee has been helping to raise awareness of Kathy’s situation and is a great supporter of all pets.

Lee is well knoBrent_Marchantsm2awn for saving Rabbi Otis, her singing dog and partner who helped her perform bark mitzvah’s and weddings for celebrity pets and their owners.

Brent Marchant is The Good Radio Networks new Movie Correspondent and will be making a monthly appearance telling us about Movies with Meaning. 

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The Daniel Fast and the Good Girl

Susan Gregory, author of  The Daniel Fast for Weightloss. Susan is a prolific author, Christian writer and a true humanitarian. In 2007, Susan heard the voice of God calling to her. He told her to write about The Daniel Diet, which is a soft fast, based upon the diet that Daniel of the Old Testament ate while a prisoner in ancient  Babylon.  danielfastbook

The fast consists of eating only foods grown from seed..beans, wheat, fruits, vegetables, oils, etc.. its similiar to vegan except no sugar, sweets of any kind, tea or coffee is allowed to be eaten. The only beverage allowed for 21 days is water.

Never did she think she would become the world expert on The Daniel Fast, in fact as ("The Daniel Fast Blogger"), Susan  regularly corresponds with thousands of men and women who are seeking God through the spiritual discipline of prayer and fasting. Since its launch in December 2007, her website www.daniel-fast.com has received nearly 14 million visits, and Susan has corresponded with tens of thousands of people throughout the world. She has a passion to help followers of Jesus Christ from all cultures integrate their faith into every part of their lives. Her work has taken her to more than thirty-five countries. She is also the author of Out of the Rat Race and The Daniel Cure (with Richard J. Bloomer, PhD). A mother and grandmother, Susan lives in a small college town in central Washington.


Bella is a self professed “happiness cultivator, philanthropist, and inspirational lifestyle blogger. She believes in love, kindness, and empathy. Having those three as her foundation she attempt to influence her friends, family, and followers to live mindfully and kindly.
Bella is a card card carrying member of GGC.. Good Girl Club and Good Girls Fitness,
Says Bella “ “According to my shortest bio I’m a believer, wife, insta-mom, blogger, dreamer, happiness cultivator, wanderer, social media maven, Louisville lady, and a lover of all things.

She's a thirty-something lady that resides in the great city of Louisville, KY. and  owns a social media & PR company called Bella Vita Media. She volunteers with Blessings in a Backpack, The Junior League of Louisville, and The Younger Women’s Club. She's  also a Kentucky Derby Marathon Ambassador (cross the finish line with me), an ambassador of the inspiring Good Radio Network, and a glitter thrower in the Good Girls Movement.She gets to live out her dream of writing with her lovelyblog, marry an amazingly supportive husband, loving family, and more wonderful friends than I deserve.
Lover Of: Laughter, drive, positivity, happy thoughts, candy, traveling, volunteering, workin’ on my fitness with Good Girls Fitness, writing,and reality tv … It’s my guilty pleasure. Last, but certainly not least, I am the biggest lover of LOVE. Love your friends, love your family, but first, love your selfie! #LoveYourSelfie




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Please sign the Petition for the Children in Madaya

There is a petition to end the siege in Madaya aimed at getting the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to intervene and get the aid that is waiting to feed 40,000 starving families the food they need.

Children are literally eating leaves, insects and cats and its inhumane how these Syrian's are suffering.In fact two days ago, WHO said that these children are dying from Malnutrition.

We CAN do something about this. Azaaz is looking for 1 MiLLION Signatures and they are VEry close. In fact the count at the moment of writing this is 943, 176.

Please add YOUR NAME by clicking here. God Bless  you and may he  Bless those families in Madaya and end this siege.


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Spirit and the BLUES

We had a wonderful show featuring

Psychic medium William Stillman my friend and internationally known, award-winning author of the Autism and the God Connection book trilogy that explores aspects of spiritual giftedness in many people with autism. These books encompass Autism and the God Connection, The Soul of Autism, and The Autism Prophecies. His book Conversations with Dogs: A Psychic Reveals What Our Canine Companions Have to Say (And How You Can Talk to Them Too!) was published in 2015. His latest book, Under Spiritual Siege, about spiritual warfare with negative energies, publishes in May 2016.  

Bill gave amazing readings to Connie Whitman...host of Architect of Change, Sandra Beck- radio host of Military Moms, Powered up Radio, Heather Crosse- blues artist and Olivia Oriente- Police Candidate.

Bill's website is www.williamstillman.com and you can connect with him there.

Also joining me was singer/songwriter, bassist Heather Crosse, whose latest cd is titled Groovin at the Crosse Roads and features her mix of soul, blues with a twist.

Heather calls Clarksdale , Mississippi home now and is a frequent act at Ground Zero, Morgan Freeman's Bar. You can purchase her CD from Amazon.

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Saving the Horses and Letting The

Rob Laidlaw is a Chartered Biologist, Executive Director of wildlife protection charity Zoocheck and an award winning author of 7 children's books about wildlife and animal welfare issues. For more than 35 years he has conducted or participated in a broad range of wildlife protection and animal welfare campaigns from Canada’s north to tropical Asia. He is a former humane society inspector, Project Manager for the World Society for the Protection of Animals and the 2014 recipient of the CFHS Frederic A McGrand Award for significant contribution to animal welfare in Canada.




Zoocheck is a small Canadian-based international wildlife protection campaign charity (#13150 2072 RR0001) established in 1984 to promote and protect the interests and well-being of wild animals. Zoocheck works with a broad range of collaborating partners around the world and endeavors to promote animal protection in specific situations, while striving to bring about a new respect for all living things and the world in which they live. Zoocheck engages in investigative initiatives, public pressure programs, legislative campaigns, litigations, capacity-building activities and animal rescue.



Dean's professional career started as the lead singer/songwriter for the Canadian rock/pop band "The Arrows" in 1981.

An independent release"Misunderstood" was followed by two albums for A&M records which produced the hit singles  "Meet me in the Middle","Talk Talk", and "Heart of the City".

When the band broke up in 1986 Dean went on to be a staff songwriter penning many hits including "Heaven Help my Heart" a top ten song for country superstar Wynonna Judd , " Darkhorse" a number one in Canada for Amanda Marshall which Elton John called a sure fire hit on Rosie O'Donnell,"Birmingham' a top twenty song worldwide for Amanda Marshall as well as hits for Anne Murray, Australian superstar Tina Arena, Terri Clark, Kelly Coffee, John Berry,

Rita Coolidge,The Guess Who, Johnny Reid,John McDermitt, The Rankin Family, Blues artists Shakura S'Aida,Danny Brooks,Suzie Vinnick, and many others..Dean was twice nominated for a Juno for Songwriter of the Year!

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Pets and Music..What could be better for the Holidays!!!

I had the BEST show ever for the last show of 2015 on FrankieSense & More. Next year is already shaping up to be amazing;)

Marc Abraham, aka Marc the Vet, the UK's VET OF the YEAR , Recipient of RSPCA Hero Awards, was on hand to chat with us about how to keep our pets SAFE during the holidays. Do's and don'ts about PET giving during the holidays and of course, PUP AID, his organization that he founded to END Puppy Mills and STOP disreputable breeders. Marc also produced Dog by Dog, a full feature documentary on the PUppy Mill industry.

Chloe Collins was also on hand. Chloe is a 15 yr. singer/songwriter from New York, who just laide down her EP in Nashville titled 5@15 which was produced and recorded at Grind Central Station in Nashville with Mikey Reaves producing.

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3 Incredible Life Changing Woman who Nourish our Planet

Jillian Morris-Brake aka SHARK Girl

Born and raised in Maine, Marine Biologist Jillian’s  love for the ocean started at an early age and has continued to play a major role in  her adult life . Today as a  marine biologist, shark advocate, scuba instructor, explorer, educator, videographer , Jillian is still  unabashedly obsessed with sharks and a lover of all things water She has spent thousands of hours in the field working and diving with sharks across the globe.

She is also the  executive  director of Oceanic all stars a conservation media group,that  she is fortunate enough to combine her love of these animals with a passion for photo, video and writing. As a videographer she has worked with National Geographic, Discovery, BBC, Animal Planet, PBS, ESPN, ITV, and so on..and
In 2012,  Jillian launched Sharks4Kids, Inc.  with The goal to create the next generation of shark advocates through education, outreach and adventures.

Sharks play a critical role in the delicate balance of ocean ecosystems. Yet despite their importance, shark populations are being decimated globally. The rapid decline in populations teamed with the man-eating monster stereotypes sharks have garnered over the years, have left sharks fighting for their survival.

Fifteen years into her career as an attorney, Allison was forced to accept that she was an ad-dict. But it wasn’t work, drugs, alcohol, or even gambling that she was hooked on; it was certainty. Every moment of her life, Allison desperately sought to know or predict what would happen next, trapping her in a spiral of anxiety, doubt and fear. She only found hope and freedom when she dis-covered the life-altering mindset of the concept of Maybe.

Today, tens of thousands of international followers are  all embracing the mindset of Maybe to deal with the fast-paced, changing economic and political landscape all over the world Today, Allison works as an author, life coach, business consultant and blogger. Her book  The Gift of Maybe, offers hope and possibility in the face of uncertainty. She works with a vast array of people, from entrepreneurs and owners of multi-million dollar compa-nies to artists, attorneys and parents. Due to her popular blog, and online presence, Allison. Allison also writes a blog for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today

Cara’s passion for music imbues everything she sings – blues, jazz standards and her own tunes. She has a voice where silk meets smoke. She has performed in Paris and Glasgow, as well as in the US. Cara started performing in Texas and Louisiana while still too young to legally get into the bars. Old enough to vamp a tune, collaborate with a quartet and connect with audiences, she kept singing.

Music, as Cara sings it, is an aural art form, one that can’t be learned fully from books or charts. The sound itself, old 78s and LP performances before autotune, was her primary mentor. Always drawn to the incredible musical era of the 20s and 30s, her primary influences include Alberta Hunter, Mildred Bailey, Lee Wiley, Connee Boswell, Hoagy Carmichael and Jack Teagarden. She studied voice with Robert Hunt Robinson, Master Teacher of traditional Italian Garcia-Marchesi vocal technique. She is fascinated by the use and impact of voice as an instrument, and collaboration of musicians across different genres. In addition to singing, she plays troubadour harp and is studying to play harp for hospice patients. Cara lives in San Francisco and Seattle.

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I am a Charasmatic Leader, What are YOU?

Host Frankie Picasso and co host Sandra Beck had a blast with our two fabulous guests on FrankieSense & More today. On air was Energy Medicine Expert, Rhys Thomas from the Rhys Thomas Institute and Best Selling Christian Fiction Author DiAnn Mills.

Both authors engage the reader with their knowledge, and authenticity. DiAnn believes her readers should expect an adventure when they open her books, so she  combines unforgettable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels and her latest book Deadlock is a good example of this. Synopsis- Two murders have rocked the city of Houston. Are they the work of a serial killer, or is a copycat trying to get away with murder?

DiAnn trained at the FBI Citizens’ Academy which help lend her books a ring of truth and authenticity along with realistic characters and relationships.

Rhys’s latest book Discover your Purpose- How to Use the 5 Life Purpose Profiles to Unlock your Hidden Potential and Life you were Meant to Live is an outstanding book to help everyone understand themselves, find themselves and learn how to interact with others so that they ‘hear’ your message.

Before the show, Frankie asked each guest to take the questionnaire provided in the book so that Rhys could show us how to use this knowledge to our best advantage. What was amazing is that each of us was described to a T.

Author DiAnn Mills was astounded as her inner profile was revealed and it was eerily accurate. Tune in to the show to find out what our PROFILES say about US and YOU!

Please purchase Rhys’s book directly from him so that you can get the awesome bonus that comes with it.  Available at http://discoveryourpurposebook.com/.

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How the Movies Help Me Manifest a GREAT LIFE

What is this thing we call Conscious Creation or The Law of Attraction?

Conscious Creation is not a new concept. It has been around for ages, so what is it?

Simply put, The Law of Attraction states that “We attract into our lives whatever we give our attention, energy, and focus, whether positive or negative.”

For instance, have you ever had a bad day get worse? Right, because you gave your time, energy and focus to all the bad. The same goes true for purple cars. Huh? Purple cars? That’s random. I know..but let’s say you are driving and you want to see purple cars. START looking for purple cars and ONLY purple cars and you will be amazed at how many show up.  Now let’s go to the movies with Brent Marchant and see what shows up in our lives. J  frankie

 From Brent Marchants site: below

Many of the fundamental concepts of conscious creation may seem like practical, commonsense guidance for everyday living, and that’s true, to be sure. But when the principles are viewed collectively (with the concepts building upon one another and working synergistically) and applied with a heightened sense of awareness (a truly “conscious” outlook), they work together to provide a powerful means for approaching life. They generate a heightened sense of self-empowerment and self-awareness to help us shape our existence more to our liking. They enable us to address life’s opportunities, and to confront its challenges, more effectively and with a greater sense of fulfillment. Here’s a look at some of those concepts and films that exemplify them:

1.  Becoming aware of how we formulate beliefs.  Since beliefs are the starting point in conscious creation, it’s important to know how they form in the first place. This involves becoming aware of the roles that our intellect and intuition play in this process. They provide the input that our consciousness evaluates and then uses to shape the beliefs we hold based on such assessments. Awareness of this overall process, as well as the individual beliefs formed through it, is crucial for improving one’s proficiency in the practice of conscious creation. Movies that show this include the romantic comedy “Under the Tuscan Sun” (2003) and the ballet world drama “The Turning Point” (1977).

2.  Going beyond surface perceptions.  Because we tend to put more reliance on intellect than we do on intuition, we also tend to put a lot of stock into surface perceptions, those that we perceive with our five outer senses. But sometimes these impressions don’t tell the whole story. Looking beneath the surface provides a fuller picture, helping us to see that things aren’t always what they seem. It also helps us sharpen our intuitive sense, as noted above a key element in belief formation. These ideas are explored effectively in the family drama “Ordinary People” (1980), the French farce “King of Hearts” (1966), the riveting character study “A Beautiful Mind” (2001), the biting satire “Wag the Dog” (1997), the heartfelt father-and-son drama “Big Fish” (2003) and the gripping church drama “Doubt” (2008).

3.  Understanding the relationship of science and spirit in our lives.  In many ways, the harmony between these two forces is a metaphor for the relationship between intellect and intuition. Grasping the one aids comprehension of the other, and a number of pictures illustrate that, including the aforementioned DVD “The Secret” (2006), the eclectic conscious creation treatise “What the #$*! Do We (K)now!?” (2004), the engaging sci-fi drama “Contact” (1997) and the metaphysical talkfest “Mindwalk” (1991).

4.  Drawing upon the power of choice and free will.  If we each create our own reality, then it would stand to reason that we also must be the ones making the decisions about how that reality materializes. This is where the power of choice and free will comes into play. Surprisingly, however, it’s a power we often lose sight of. Maintaining an acute awareness of it is critical to formulating beliefs that allow us to create the existence we want, no matter how outlandish or unusual those choices may seem at times. Examples of pictures that illustrate this are the gut-wrenching drama “Sophie’s Choice” (1982), the edgy dark comedy “After Hours” (1985), the unconventional family drama “Housekeeping” (1987), the futurist yarn “Brave New World” (1998) and the heartwarming road trip tale “Away We Go” (2009).

5.  Making changes when needed.  When our beliefs don’t pan out as we’d like them to, it’s time to choose new ones. Being willing to evaluate our choices and to make changes to them (by rewriting the beliefs that underlie them) is essential to helping us achieve results more to our liking. Of course, we have to follow through on those changes in our choices to see them bear fruit; otherwise, we’re likely to remain locked in place, unsatisfied with our creations. Films that address such questions include the offbeat drama “The Truman Show” (1998), the gender-bending comedies “All of Me” (1984) and “Switch” (1991), the romantic fantasy “Peggy Sue Got Married” (1986), the quirky Woody Allen comedies “Zelig” (1983) and “The Purple Rose of Cairo” (1985) and the never-ending saga of “Groundhog Day” (1993).

6.  Facing fears and living heroically.  This is precisely what’s called for when making changes in our beliefs and in our lives. Without the courage to do this, we really will stay stuck in place. Many movies delve into this subject beautifully, but some of my favorites are the soul-searching sci-fi drama “Signs” (2002), the courageous leap of faith character study “An Unmarried Woman” (1978), the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Vertigo” (1958), the otherworldly romantic comedy “Defending Your Life” (1991), and a trio of contemporary heroic tales (all from 2005), “The Constant Gardener,” “Syriana” and “Good Night, and Good Luck.”

7.  Assessing the evolution of our beliefs.  Looking at how our beliefs change over time gives us a sense of how far we’ve come with regard to achieving a particular goal. By taking stock of our beliefs in this way, we can see where further changes may be needed as well. Films in the road trip genre are especially effective at illustrating this principle, and some great examples include the cinematic classic “The Wizard of Oz” (1939), the screwball comedy “Flirting with Disaster” (1996), the action adventure “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989) and the Frank Capra fantasy “Lost Horizon” (1937).

8.  Appreciating the connectedness of all things.  If we each truly create our own reality, then we indeed create the totality of that reality as well, including all its component parts. When we consider how intricately all of the various elements of our existence are interwoven with one another, it becomes clear just how careful we must be when making choices, formulating beliefs and effecting changes to them, for the implications can be far-reaching and unexpected. A number of movies explore this idea well, including the ironically titled “Six Degrees of Separation” (1993), the dysfunctional character study “American Beauty” (1999), the engaging gay drama “Hard Pill” (2005), the angst-ridden L.A. sagas “Grand Canyon” (1991) and “Crash” (2005), the heartwarming tale “Pay It Forward” (2000) and the sci-fi blockbuster “Avatar” (2009).

9.  Exceeding our personal limitations.  A chief aim of conscious creation is to create the reality we desire, something frequently achieved through spurts in our personal growth. Such advances can be realized by thinking the unthinkable, envisioning possibilities never before dreamed of, and imbuing ourselves with skills we never knew we had or thought possible. Also, it can involve allowing ourselves to wander the uncharted territories of alternate states of consciousness, such as those experienced in dreams, meditations and other unconventional states of mind. Imagine what’s possible with outlooks like that! Sci-fi and fantasy films are especially good at helping us see such possibilities, because they inherently push limits as part of their very story lines. Some great examples are “What Dreams May Come” (1998), “Phenomenon” (1996), “Resurrection” (theatrical version, 1980; made-for-TV version, 1999),
“K-PAX” (2001), “The Lathe of Heaven” (1980), “Brainstorm” (1983), “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” (2004) and “Pleasantville” (1998).

10.  Experiencing the joy and power of creation.  As self-evident as this may seem, becoming more conscious of this state of being is tremendously uplifting. It allows us to experience being our own best selves, living up to our potential for the betterment of our own lives and those of others around us. It begs the question, “Who wouldn’t want to live a life like that?” We can see such sublime joy and tremendous power made manifest through such pictures as the gentle comedy “Being There” (1979), the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946), the inspiring, high-flying historical adventure
“The Right Stuff” (1983), the dreamy fantasy world of “Wings of Desire” (1987) and the heartwarming sports drama “The Blind Side” (2009).

Consider what’s possible when all of these steps are put together, not only for achieving the existence we want to lead for ourselves but also for the greater world in which we dwell. The satisfaction and rewards of such a life are truly worth experiencing. And to think it can all stem from the inspiration that movies provide us in learning how to employ conscious creation principles.” Brent


FrankieSense & More is a socially conscious show. Every guest, theme and show, is in fact, my way of helping bring more positivity into your lives, raising our collective vibration so we can lower fear and counteract the negativity which is so prevalent in the world today.  I do this with deliberate intention of making the world a better place.


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What if the WORLD was My FAMILY

The Theme of todays’ show is Family. Families come in all different configurations, traditional, single parent, two mom’s or two dads, or like my guest Natorya Nicole who raises her 9 year old brother Jay by herself.

What if our family was all of Humanity. Would we treat them differently? Would we worry that they live in extreme poverty? Would we try to help them more? Food for thought. Am I my brothers keeper? You will have to answer that for Yourself! I believe we have a duty to those who inhabit this planet with us. I may not know them, but why should I enjoy so much more than them? Was it luck of the draw? My birthright? Are they being punished in a karmic way? Or are we being tested to see how "conscious' we really are? No one has the answer to those questions, however we each need to make that choice for ourselves.This show was aligned with Global Goals #1 Extreme Poverty.

My Guests today are Natorya Nicole, Will Spitwell, Than and Megan Griffam, and my co-host is RLee.

 Natorya is a black author whose book  EJ and SIS , is loosely based off her relationship with her brother Jay. Natorya wanted to see some 'color' in the books she reads to her brother and had a hard time finding any age appropriate reading material, so she decided to write  them herself.

Natorya's plan is for each book to include characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. She doesn’t want to be typecast and have people walk past thinking that they are ONLY for black kids, however she does want to see all kids represensted on the pages.  This first book of her series is about Communication and Time out and is targeting an audience 8yrs old and under.  

The book can be found on Amazon..Look for EJ and SIS.

Another kind of family is the kind we make for ourselves, the family of best friends. Will Spitwell and friends make up the band ILL-iteracy. We featured their single KINGDOM on the show and Will shared with us that while this is a Rap song, the band is not a rap band. They are a pop culture group and while they come from inner city and see violence all around them , their influences are positive as they come from good homes, were each honor roll students and believe in the goodness of God. They would like influence listeners to use words rather than guns.  Check out their website Illit. com



Than and Megan Graffam joined us from Hope Project Intl. to let us know about their charity.  

Than and Megan Graffam are a delightful husband and wife team who founded Hope Project International after 10 years of experience as full time Children’s Pastors. Hope Project
International was started on  April of 2013 and since then this couple has been buys working with other charities as a bridge. They have helped build homes in Nicaragua, organized food in order to feed children there on a daily basis and continue to work hard and find families for children who have been abandoned by parents.  

Listen to the show to hear more from these great guests. RLee Garay Roberts was my Co host today.


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Breast health and the Vagina Myths

Do you know what Invention in the whole of human history has saved the most lives?


Tune in to today's show to find out!!!

We’ve got your body covered from Breasts to your Pelvic region on this show which seemed fitting for World Toilet Day!!

My guests today included  Missy Lavender, founder of Woman’s Health Organization and author of Below your Belt,-How to be Queen of your Pelvic Region, a book chock full of information on a subject matter that is so sensitive and taboo, too many young girls have suffered silently because they were too afraid to ask. Information like, “how to properly wipe yourself after voiding”.

 Also joining the show today, was Joanna Forest, the amazing cross over soprano from England, who at 21 was considered to be one of the youngest to be diagnosed with breast cancer and today Joanna has since making a full recovery and become a key supporter of the charity CoppaFeel! of which she is one of theirJoanna “Boobette” ambassadors.

In 2014, Joanna devised, produced and performed at the huge CoppaFeel! concert, “Busting to Sing” in partnership with The Sun Newspaper at The 1,400 seater Palace Theatre in London. Performing alongside other huge names from music and tv, she sang her own arrangement of Nessun Dorma solo and duetted with Paul Potts on Point of No Return from Phantom of the OperaBeck,  Listen to the show to hear the beautiful sound of Joanna’s voice.

My co-host today was Sandra Beck


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Thank GOD for Churchill


What would our world be like today if Sir Winston Churchill was not born the toughest SOB on the planet and didn’t believe in giving into FEAR, or anything else EVER!!!

book coverThe year was 1940 and Hitler was waging war on Europe.  His name brought fear into the hearts of his enemies, and for many, it was starting to look like the beginning of the end of the Free World.  Hitler was now coming after Britain. The time for words was over.  Hitler was not a gentleman one could negotiate with and Churchill, seemed to be the only one who knew this. For years, he had been warning the British about him, but now, in 1940, it was too late. Hitler was knocking the door down and someone had to stop him. Churchill was not the first choice to sit on the now open seat for Prime Minister, but he was definitely the right choice.  Taking the job of Prime Minister in this place and time was not a job even an ambitious politician would touch with a ten foot pole.  No one wanted to go down in history as the man who lost Britain to Hitler.

For Churchill though, this was destiny arriving.  At the tender age of 16, Churchill told his Jonathan Sandysschoolmate, “This country will be subjected somehow to a tremendous invasion . . . I shall be in command of the defenses of London . . . it will fall to me to save the Capital, to save the Empire!” Tune in to hear what  Great Grandpapa did next!!! http://leadlikechurchill.org/

History  comes alive before us, when  my co-host Jeff Senour and I dialogue with Jonathan Sandys, Sir Winston Churchill’s, Great Grandson. Jonathan believes that Churchill was born to be the light to Hitler’s darkness. After reading his book God and Churchill, I do believe he may be right. In this easy to read biography co written with White House staffer Wallace Henley,  Jonathan traces the personal, political, and spiritual path of one of history’s greatest leaders and offers hope for our own violent and troubled times. 


Bert MannIn a rare treat, Frankie’s father Bert Mann join in the conversation from Mexico and takes us back to London, 1940 where Bert was a soldier at the time.  London was being hit with incendiary bombs, food was being rationed and Churchill gave everyone the much needed courage to believe Britain would rise victorious. Hear what Bert has to say about how Churchill’s courage, gritty guts and determination and what this legacy means for us today.


BIG thanks to Jeff Senour, my co-pilot today ..whose used to sitting in the Captain’s chair.  Jeff is Captain and Jeff senourpilot on Southwestern Airlines, airline/movie film pilot, husband, father, professional singer/songwriter, and bandleader for his band CTS which he formed 12 years ago to inspire people of all ages to live their dream and honor the real American heroes.  We played an original song by Jeff and CTS,  that he wrote honoring these HERO’s.  Tune in to hear which song it is!

Jeff Custom TAYLOR Jeff’s Hollywood aerial film credits include some of the biggest movie hits of our time: True Lies, Executive Decision, Hot Shots, Space Cowboys, and Silence of the Lambs.  You can learn more about Jeff and his band on his website http://www.ctsmusic.com/

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Stephen Schwertely is the author of  Enemy in the Heartland’. While recovering from a stroke, Stephen used stephen Schwertleythis time to write a book that had been rattling around in his head since his college days. The book coverbook centers around terrorism on American soil, and is chillingly convincing. I have to say that it is also  an extremely good read.

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Higher Education for the World

FrankieSense & More offers host Frankie Picasso another vehicle to reach the world and introduce listeners to the United Nation's Global Goals Initiative. 193 World Leaders agreed to support 17 Projects and Committed to Ending Extreme Poverty, Climate Change and Fight Inequality and Injustice. How Cool is that?

Every show, I intend to introduce you to at least one guest who is aligned with one of the goals. This past show, we focused on Quality Education.. Global goal # 4.

Joining me on the show were  thought leaders and Humanitarians, RL Garay Roberts, and Brad Brassuer, who has worked with many NGO's and NOn Profits all over the world and has helped children and their communities to thrive. 

Hey but we are ENTERTAINING.. meet SMASHY, the Nigerian sensation R & B artist ..


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