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The Respected Musician

#ForMusiciansOnly Most do not realize how many hours are spent by a musician who is preparing for events, gigs, church services, choir rehearsals…etc. For example, by the time I get to someone’s microphone and organ/piano, I’ve spent several hours the night before and 25 to 30 hours the last two weeks, practicing on the instrument, […]

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Fire on the Bayou

School is out and my teacher friends and I got together to celebrate immediately after school. We decided to go to “Fire in the Bayou”, a Cajun, New Orleans themed restaurant. With cheers, laughter and joy we reminisced of the challenges and triumphs of the school year. The food was exceptional and our fellowship was […]

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The After Hours Walk

This past weekend the “After Hours Walk” at the Memorial Hospital & the Burgess Pavilion was spectacular! As cast members of the “White Coats and Caring Hearts” production, we were able to continue Part 2 of the production at these two sites. Our last production was the 2019 Historic Oakdale Walk in the Oakdale Cemetery. […]

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You Are Allowed to Leave

Check out this article by my most favorite writer, Rania Naim from Egypt! #writersrule You’re Allowed To Leave 

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Own the Room

Be the kind of person that people are happy to see coming and sad to see walk away. When you walk in a room, own it. It’s all about your personality, your aura and your energy. Stay amazing! Until the next post, I love you! Patrice Tankard #ambience #swag #energy #positivevibes #owntheroom #knowyourworth #worth #queen […]

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Throwback: The Honorary Doctorate Degree

This month three years ago the American Bible University of Atlanta, Georgia , awarded and recognized our work at Notes of Inspiration for Global Empowerment. It was such a blessing and honor in the bestowing of an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Divinity from this prestigious organization, which also has a Bible University in Ghana. Always […]

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Happy National Siblings Day!

Happy National Siblings Day! These are my siblings, Ben Tankard and Avaleir Tankard-Simmons and we are Thicker than Water! ❤️❤️❤️ Stay connected to your family and love on them always! Patrice Tankard #theoriginaltankards #patrice #ben #avaleir #thetankards

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Throwback – Yolanda Adams

#throwbackthursdayIn this photo taken a few years ago, Gospel Recording Artist Yolanda Adams, my Sister-in-Love, Debra, and I are hanging out at the Gospel College Choir Music Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. #recordingartists#musicians#songwriters#producers#gospelchoirs#atlanta#georgiawww.notesofinspiration.com

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Celebrate Greatness

I had an amazing time hanging out with these beautiful educators at the Museum of Art in Deland at the Art of Reflection and Response Teacher Institute Reception. Congratulations to Joy Burke(second from right) who did an exceptional job of completing the program and was honored with other educators tonight! What an awesome event! Celebrate […]

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Flashback Friday! Brooklyn, New York

#flashbackfriday. #year2000 #brooklyn #newyork In this photo I was on tour with a recording choir as their Hammond B3 Organist. Recording Artist/Pastor Hezekiah Walker, invited us to New York to be in concert at The Love Fellowship Tabernacle. It was an epic experience to connect with other musicians and producers. Hezekiah Walker is one of […]