Show Notes

An episode by episode breakdown of each podcast, including a review of its subject matter and background information.

Episode 7: Melissa Stockwell Show Notes

March is National Women’s Month, so this the first episode focusing on inspiring stories about amazing women, not that Claudette, Amanda and Kamala aren’t amazing women in their own right (See Episodes 1, 2 and 4). Here’s what we cover this week: Amy brings us the Mask Tree Lady who is surprising people with handmade…

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Episode 6: Shaun T. – Show Notes

Episode 6 is the source of one of our new favorite sayings about having a huge windshield (looking forward) and a tiny rearview mirror (looking back). Your focus should be on where you are going, but you should remember where you have been. Here is what we covered in Episode 6: Amy talks about the…

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Episode 5: Marcus Samuelsson- Show Notes

It’s February and Black History Month on Tangential Inspiration. Here’s what’s in Episode 5: Do you ever wonder what baked goods have to do with the Civil Rights Movement? Well, wonder no longer, as Amy tells the tale of how pie sales helped fund the Civil Rights Movement, particularly raising money to help with the…

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Episode 4: Kamala Harris- Show Notes

Its our fourth episode, and we are starting to get things together. We have our audio issues sorted out. Still a bit nervous, but so excited to talk about Kamala Harris, and frankly a lot about Kamala Harris’ mom. Here’s what’s in the show: The sweet story of Michael Gardner, a single dad who sews…

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Episode 3: John Lewis – Show Notes

This show was done in February of 2021, during Black History Month. No Black History Month can be complete without discussing the civil rights powerhouse, John Lewis. We had to cover Senator Lewis and his many accomplishments. We are still “finding our sound” in this one, but the heart of John Lewis will inspire you….

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Episode 2: Amanda Gorman- Show Notes

This one is still a bit rough. It’s Episode 2, and we are still having audio issues and are really nervous. However, Amanda Gorman is AMAZING! You really need to hear about this awesome young woman. Here is what we covered in this episode: The remarkable story behind Bernie Sander’s Inauguration Mittens. 00:27 The amazingly…

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Episode 1: Claudette Colvin- Show Notes

Our first episode, and it shows. We were very nervous. Neither of us had ever done a podcast, let alone much public speaking. The audio is a bit wonky on this, our nerves are showing, but we get better over time. Thankfully we have gotten better. Its still worth a listen. In this show, we…

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