Touchstones of the Inspired Life – Episode 9: Saving Lives: A Mad Love for Theatre with C. J. Washington

Soundbite: Yes to Creativity Says Yes to Your Life.
Design by Carmen Davila Graphic Designer, Seguin, TX

The mantra of yes, straight away or with variations, guides this leading lady of life with a mad love for the theatre on a creative journey that has saved and improved her life, those closest to her, and those of the people along her path.  At one time in her life, C. J. Washington was a goat rancher by day, a student by afternoon, an actress by evening, and a mother full time.  C. J. believes that, “Yes to your creativity says yes to your life.”

Saving Lives: A Mad Love for Theatre with C. J. Washington

For more information about the Mid-Texas Symphony: https://www.mtsymphony.org

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Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

Touchstones of the Inspired Life- Episode 8: Cross-Fertilization of Passions with Clint Taylor

Soundbite: 30 Seconds

A love of discovery and an “I am ready” enthusiasm fuel Clint’s creative journey.  His background and education in the sciences in combination with his artistic endeavors in the visual and performing arts flow into his work at the Doseum, San Antonio’s museum for kids.  Clint discusses his “camps” for children and how his experiences in the arts impact his teaching.  In the first camp, the children spent five days developing a “civilization” and in the second, the participants (ages 5 to 7) will produce a film.    

Cross-Fertilization of Passions

Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

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Touchstones of the Inspired Life – Episode 7: The Long Road from Howling Monkeys to “Bottom of the Deck” with Bill Salt

The Wilson County Band
from left to right
Bruce Hartwig, Bill Salt, Jeff Ray, Brady Renner

Growing up in the Big Apple on Staten Island, Bill kept “borrowing” his sister’s Christmas present, a ukulele.  Soon he moved to a guitar, then another, and another, until…, he put his music aside for a very long time.  As fortune would have it, a day arrived a short time ago, and he set off on a new musical journey with family and friends to reach new horizons. 

The Long Road from Howling Monkeys to “Bottom of the Deck”
Cover of the Second CD from Wilson County

Wilson County Band Home Page: https://wilson-county.com

Love Story in Paris: http://www.thetamarindtree.fr/gallery/brady-blair-2/

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Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

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Touchstones of the Inspired Life – Episode 6: Little Steps of Bravery with Bailey Jo Simpson

From an early age, Bailey Jo has worked with determination and discipline to nurture her creativity.  After university, she packed her car to follow her passion for singing and songwriting.  On arriving in New Braunfels, Texas, a rainbow welcomed her.  Some time later, it happened again.  Another rainbow, this one guides her to a new avenue of expression. 

While forging her journey, Bailey Jo is not forgetting the difficulties of building dreams.  She uses her experience to guide and foster the creativity of the youth in the community. 

Little Steps of Bravery

Bailey Jo on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/restlesslittlething/

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Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

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Touchstones of the Inspired Life – Episode 5: A View from the Tree House: The Renaissance in Children’s Books with Hannah Farmer

I was so wrong.  An hour of storytelling at the library was so much more than listening to someone reading from a book.  There was singing, lessons in the alphabet, bending and stretching exercises, and coloring a rainbow.  Join us in listening to Hannah’s journey from her job of shelving children’s books to enriching the lives of toddlers to teenagers.  

A View from the Tree House: The Renaissance in Children’s Books with Hannah Farmer

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For more information about the Seguin Public Library and its many programs and activities visit: Seguin Public Library

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Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

Touchstones of the Inspired Life – Episode 4: It’s About Developing a Team with Gerald Thiele

Gerald tells us about his leaving a life on the corporate ladder, jumping into entrepreneurship, and making critical changes to his lifestyle to become healthier and happier.  His discipline, with occasional lapses, and hard work reward him with clarity of thought, a new direction, and a purpose-driven life.  Listen in and hear Gerald’s thoughtful and inspiring story of taking control of life and reaching a sense of fulfillment.

Developing a Team with Gerald Thiele

For more information about Gerald’s company: Phoenix Heat Technologies, Inc.

For more information about the Guadalupe Regional Medical Center Wellness Center: Wellness Center

Gerald mentions:

Tony Robbins and How to Start the Day

Grant Cardone and Living the 10X Life

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Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

Touchstones of the Inspired Life- Episode 3: Ready or Not with Mary Jo Langford

Mary Jo Langford is a poet and lyricist who recently published a book of her poetry and a song with her lyrics is being released.  In this podcast, she explains how following the Artist’s Way gave her a path for her creative journey.  Mary Jo describes the fears and challenges faced but overcome through grit and persistence.  Enjoy listening as she recites a poem from her book, Ready or Not; sit back and float away with your dreams as Gary Frank Taylor sings Mary Jo’s Another Broken Heart.

Ready or Not with Mary Jo Langford

To order Mary Jo’s book Ready or Not: Poems and Musings visit http://www.amazon.com/author/maryjolangford

To hear the song Another Broken Heart, you can purchase the album Endless Road by Gary Frank Taylor that will soon be available on his website: http://garyfranktaylor.com/music/

Thomas R. Engler plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier for the podcast’s intro and outro.

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