Posts in Wealth and Freedom
HOW ONE MUSIC TEACHER FOUND HIS SOUL SATISFYING SIDE HUSTLE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. SAMUEL STOKES

Dr. Samuel Stokes is a public school music teacher.  He teaches piano, percussion, voice, and guitar to students ranging from 2nd to 12th grade.  But that’s not all. He’s also a successful composer, playwright, and pianist where he has used his talents to contribute to podcasts, music videos, animated shorts, an LP record, a national TV commercial, and most recently, a new, original one-act musical, Ebenezer, which features a blend of hip-hop and traditional Christmas carols and is based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

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SOMETIMES YOU JUST KNOW WHAT YOUR SOUL SATISFYING SIDE HUSTLE IS ALL ALONG: AN INTERVIEW WITH TEACHER-ARTIST MARY LOUISE PORTER

Every day after the kids were picked up at noon, I would wander into Mary Louise’s room and marvel at the work her young students were creating. They were making block prints out of potatoes and fish and sponges and all sorts of other fun, icky things the kids loved touching.

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