Reflections by Toad

A Couple Old Recordings

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 by by Toad in The Music

Hey All, I was going through some old emails and ran across an email from Rick Crump. Yes it was a Loooong time ago. But without further adieu, here they are: “Nuclear shuffle” by Thom burke, The Last hippy band, Oct 1982. Track 1. “Flyin” by Thom burke, The Last hippy band, Oct 1982. Track […]

Talent Beyond Music

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 by by Toad in Remembering When...

When we got together I would share some techniques of working with images. Tom didn’t need much encouragement or help, he picked it up pretty quickly. [Continued...]

Music in The Big Mess

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 by by Toad in The Music

The Big Mess was a CD I bought from Tom way back when. The date on the disc’s files says December 31, 1994. I thought I remember him working on it much later then that, but my memory is CLEARLY not what it should be. [Continued...]

It’s a Government Conspiracy

Friday, August 29th, 2008 by by Toad in Remembering When...

I loved to spend a couple hours bulls–ing with Tom on a summer’s afternoon. Tom just loved to talk about the government conspiracies in policy. I thought I had some good ones, but Tom could always top them. Sometimes I could add some evidentiary details to his tales, but it wasn”t easy to keep up. [Continued...]

Trip to the Grateful Dead

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 by by Toad in Remembering When...

One of my favorite experiences with Tom was a trip to see the Grateful Dead at the Palace in Auburn Hills. Martha came also.? Of course we were unorganized and arrived late (maybe it was just me).? After getting there late we still had to get some food at Arby’s before going in, can’t image […] [Continued...]