Ticking Time Baum…Boom…A-HA!

To know me is to know that I’m a huge fan of the Wizard of Oz. I actually cried standing at this gravesite. This man, who died in 1919, has figured so prominently in my life. It was a bit overwhelming to pay my respects to him. There is a Wizard of Oz thread I…

Success is spelled T-H-A-N-K-Y-O-U!

In the history books of Michelle Tomlinson, this is going down as one of the best weeks ever! Last week at this time, I was getting pretty nervous about launching.  This was something new, something I’ve never tried before, and it was a very public way of looking for support…after all, Kickstarter is a worldwide…

Starting off with a BANG!

YA-HOO! What I can write here except… Last night, I hit the LAUNCH button on my Kickstarter project, and was filled with nervousness.  Would anyone be interested in this?  Would people think this is stupid? Thankfully: It’s 7:04pm on day 1 and I just got a notice of another pledge.  This is so freakin’ rad,…

It “O”nly Cost Me $99 To Get My Mojo Back

Well it’s been a long time since I’ve written. Last post I was at a point of crossroads, uncertain if I should give up music altogether or continue on with the journey.  Feeling listless, uninspired and generally craptastic, I hauled myself out to Auburn Hills Michigan for Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. I had…

What Robin Williams Meant To Me

My first job was as a “candy girl” at the Park Theatre in London, ON.  The year was 1988 and Rain Man was playing on the single screen of the movie house.  I worked there until it closed not long after.  (These days it’s used for live theatre under the name “Palace”) I continued to…