Sharon Says So Podcast
Show Notes

Episode 66: Alaska’s Active Volcanoes with Dr. Michelle Coombs podcast Dec 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon chats with Dr. Micelle Coombs, the Scientist-in-Charge of the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Volcano Observatory. Michelle shares volcano facts with Sharon, and talks about the active volcanoes in Alaska and how volcano scientists track them to mitigate fly hazards and...

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Episode 65: New Mexico: The Land of Enchantment with Austin Graff podcast Dec 13, 2021

In this episode, Sharon tells travel writer Austin Graff fascinating stories about New Mexico and its 60-year journey in becoming a U.S state. New Mexico - or the land of enchantment, as some call it -  is home to ancient cultures and breathtaking landscapes. The region has been...

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Episode 64: How Millennials Can Move the Political Needle with Charlotte Alter podcast Dec 10, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by TIME correspondent, Charlotte Alter, to discuss millennials in politics. Charlotte shares her thoughts about how the unique political climate of the past 20 years--as millennials hit young adulthood--has affected the way they view government, politics, and...

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Episode 63: New Jersey’s Dinosaur: the Hadrosaurus foulkii podcast Dec 09, 2021

In this episode, Sharon shares the fascinating story behind New Jersey’s Hadrosaurus foulkii, the first full dinosaur skeleton to be discovered anywhere in the world. The skeleton was unearthed in 1858 when naturalist William Parker Foulke was vacationing in Haddonfield, New Jersey. At the...

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Episode 62: Turning $24 into a Multi-Million Dollar Business with Nicole Walters podcast Dec 06, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with Nicole Walters to talk about Nicole’s incredible journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur and television star. Nicole shares how she built a multi-million dollar business after having only $24 in her bank account. As well, Sharon and Nicole talk...

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Episode 61: New Hampshire: From School Room to Space Shuttle with Dani Coke podcast Dec 03, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with return guest Danielle Coke to learn about the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986. This history lesson is cast from the perspective of one of America’s most cherished ordinary heroes, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, a school teacher from New Hampshire...

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Episode 60: Sharon Answers Your Questions #3 podcast Dec 02, 2021

Back by popular demand, Sharon Answers Your Questions! This episode will feature Sharon answering listeners' questions with the facts. The topics of this episode include: electoral votes and why Washington DC has three, State Pledges in school, the Antiquities Act, plus the story behind the...

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Episode 59: Your Mind is an Amazing Place with Dr. Mark Solms podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by neuropsychologist, Dr. Mark Solms, to discuss some seriously brain-tingling facts. Dr. Solms has been studying human consciousness for decades, and in his newest book “The Hidden Spring,” he explains that human consciousness is defined by...

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Episode 58: Nevada: The Wild Rise of Sin City with Sharon McMahon podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon walks through the last two centuries of history in Las Vegas to uncover the making of America’s “Sin City.” The Las Vegas strip has not always been glitz and glamour and its history is marked by brushes with Spanish settlers, the mafia, wall street...

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Episode 57: Making Room for Women in National Security with Lindsay Rodman podcast Nov 29, 2021

In this episode, Sharon sits down with Lindsay Rodman, Executive Director of The Leadership Council for Women in National Security, to discuss her diplomatic career in military service and national security. Lindsay Rodman is a Harvard Law School graduate and a United States Marine Corps veteran...

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Episode 56: Nebraska: The World Needs More of Mildred Brown with Brittany Ratelle podcast Nov 19, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Brittany Ratelle to talk about the life and legacy of Mildred Brown.Though Mildred is not in most history books, she should be! Mildred was a savvy businesswoman and the owner of the Omaha Star newspaper in the 1930s. As a Black woman in the 1930s,...

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Episode 55: From White House to War Zone with NYT Correspondent Peter Baker podcast Nov 17, 2021

In this episode, Sharon is joined by Chief White House Correspondent of the New York Times, Peter Baker. From the White House to Afghanistan to Moscow, Peter has travelled the world to cover the world’s most pressing issues. Sharon and Peter dive into what it’s like to report on U.S....

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