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Oct.13.2008
Here's the Range Rover, ready to leave work on Friday afternoon . . . Three Morgans in a line The world through Singer headlamps An old car glows in the late afternoon sun The classic E-Type coupe. This one came down from Canada. This twin cam Jag engine is all chrome and glitter A late...
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Oct.08.2008
I have written and spoken about the tremendous potential for changing one’s life in a positive way through brain plasticity. All of us have and use brain plasticity to some degree. It’s a natural part of life. We rewire our brains every time we learn a new skill, make a new friend, take a new job,...
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Sep.28.2008
It’s time to say goodbye to the west coast. It’s hard to believe I’ve been out here a whole week.I started last Sunday at Book Soup in West Hollywood, next to Los Angeles. That was a small talk, but the highlight came after when I got to have dinner with blogger Kanani Fong and her Writerly Pause...
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Sep.22.2008
I’ve just spent a wonderful evening with the folks at Book Soup here in West Hollywood. I was also able to have dinner with blogger Kanani Fong and her Writerly Pause group . . . check her blog for the story on that. Now I’m off to the airport, but before I go, I want to update you all on this week...
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Aug.10.2008
Ava at Crown Publicity has confirmed a bunch of dates for my upcoming tour. The right sidebar lists my appearances in Portsmouth, NH; Los Angeles; Boulder and Vail, CO; San Francisco; Seattle; Portland; Dayton; Boston and elsewhere. Kanani, Sex Scenes, Anti-Wife, Drama Mama and others . . . I told...
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May.21.2008
This weekend I returned to Houston for a special engagement. The Monarch School, a place I’ve written about before, decided to give me an honorary high school diploma. There were ten kids in the graduating class, and me. In this shot, we're all lining up for the official photo: Here I am, with the...
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Apr.05.2008
The questions below came from a teenager with Asperger’s at Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative. She gave me a paper with these questions after I spoke to the students this past Monday. The questions were interesting enough that I decided to share them here: Did you teach yourself social...
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Feb.04.2008
People here may know me for my books, but I also have a site that showcases some of my photos.  It's here:  http://www.pbase.com/robisonphoto