The same, but different…

It’s amazing to me how different “the same” show can be every night. Being on tour, we are playing, at least on paper, the same show, every night. But it never feels exactly the same. For myself, it’s not so much the specific events, or notes that get played that are so different. It’s howContinue reading “The same, but different…”

Cookies with Taiyo

It’s funny what will make me really miss my son all of a sudden.  I got to do an actual FaceTime video chat with him, Yuki and my parents today.  They’re all in Idaho together for the holidays, and I will be too soon enough!  Well, Boise, the nearest big city to Caldwell, where myContinue reading “Cookies with Taiyo”

Arriving in a new city…

Arriving in a new city…   What time is it? Where’s the hotel?  How long are we staying here?  How many bags should I bring in?  What room am I in?  Where’s my room key?  Where are the elevators?  Is the bus going to stay here, or is it going away?  Here’s my room.  Where’sContinue reading “Arriving in a new city…”

Today’s Lunch!

How about an avocado, basil pepper chicken sandwich on toasted Multi-grain bread with grape tomatoes, olive oil mayo, and pesto spread! Delicious! The chicken was precooked and flavored from Findlay Market. Got the hand made pesto spread there too! Findlay Market is a farmer’s market type place, close to downtown Cinci, that’s open 6 daysContinue reading “Today’s Lunch!”

Welcome to rionsmith.com!

I’m rion smith, and this is my site-  my place to say what’s on my mind, and share with anyone who’s interested, all the different aspects of my life. I’m currently a full-time drummer for Blue Man Group Orlando. I’m also husband to my beautiful wife, Yuki, and Papa to our awesome kid Taiyo (pronouncedContinue reading “Welcome to rionsmith.com!”