Thomas G Robinson
A grandfather, father, son, brother, and friend. He's also a student in a masters program, artist, singer/songwriter, actor, writer & college grad making it through each day scathed, damaged and broken ... but, he’s still making it! Kinda.
Take Me Home, Country... Lake?
John Denver had a huge hit with his song, “Take Me Home, Country Road”. It was an homage to the country life that he grew up in as a child. The song brought nice thoughts of peaceful times and the supposed ease of growing up in the country. But is it always sunny and peaceful in the country?
From Almonds to Grapes – The Decision Not Hastily Made
The City of El Paso de Robles was incorporated in California on March 11, 1889. It was mostly known at first for its hot springs, where there would soon be many buildings built to take advantage of the town’s hot mineral waters. It also became the last resting stop to take a break before you continued your traveling to the coast.
When Manuela Hosted a Goodbye to Prince at The Roxy
Remembering when Prince passed away, most of his fans would think it was the darkest day in their lives. Soon, gatherings at Paisley Park (his home/studio in Chanhasen Mn), and "First Avenue" (the place where most of the concert scenes in his debut film, Purple Rain" were shot), began to pop up suddenly and without fanfare. Soon other Prince-related venues began to have pop up gatherings to talk about, mourn and remember the artist.
What’s the Story on Breaking News Stories that…
Think about what types of news stories are important in your life. Why do they matter to you? As far back as I can remember, I can recall certain moments in my life where the news interrupted our daily regular activities with a “SPECIAL NEWS REPORT!”.
Finding Yourself When You Didn’t Even Know You Were Lost
When I was about ten years old I was introduced to the magic of live theatre through a class field trip to the high school drama auditorium, in Paso Robles, Ca. during school hours, to see a special matinee of a traveling production of the play called, “1776”.
BROKER CHAPTER I: The Eyes Have It It is often said that, out of desperation, he would survive most of the bad luck that seemed to always come his way. And that’s the crux of it, isn’t it … bad luck, bad days, bad timing, bad decisions … this was his curse. Always bad.
"Hamilton" at the Hollywood Pantages Theater is the Musical Worth Catching Covid For ... Right?
In 2020, the world fell ill due to the deadly virus which has been responsible for the death of millions of people around the world. Of course I'm talking about the COVID-19 virus which was first documented in China. Soon, it would invade every country on this planet and bring fear to all people, and for the first time in just over a century, create a pandemic that affected all of humankind.