Routt County Spotlight: Erica Robinson
Occupation: Assistant wedding planner, concierge, freelance artist
Place of birth: Steamboat Springs
Q. When did you move to Routt County and what brought you here?
A. I grew up here, moved to Denver for college and fun and moved back home after six years just this April for less stress and to be closer to my parents.
Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?
A. Rock climbing on Rabbit Ears at night and joining a board of directors.
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Very hesitantly wake up only due to alarm (not a morning person), make my lunch, eat a healthy breakfast and call my husband on my way to work.
Q. Has a book ever changed your life? What was it and why?
A. The Bible. No matter what problem I’m going through, it always seems to be just what I need.
Q. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A. Don’t stick with a job you’re not happy with, make things happen for yourself and smile.
Q. What are the first three things you tell new acquaintances about yourself?
A. Where I’m from (I’m proud), about my husband and what I do for work.
Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?
A. A dancer (like Paula Abdul.)
Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?
A. My husband, my parents and my best friend Molly. We would laugh all night and talk about our stories.
Q. Do you collect anything?
A. I’ve collected frogs since I was little, but the collection only fits at my parents’ house.
Q. In the Meatloaf song, “I would do anything for love, but I won’t do that,” what is that?
A. Go against my conscience.
Q. What was your first job?
A. Hostess at Harwigs l’Apogee.
Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?
A. Charlize Theron in Aeon Flux because she’s ripped plus has cute, short hair.
Q. Do you have a tattoo? If so, what of and why did you choose it?
A. Yes, a little princess I designed in college (my rebellious days).
Q. Do you have any phobias?
A. I hate spiders, but will step on them if I need to.
Q. What is your favorite thing to do in Routt County?
A. Snowboard, watch the sunset and photograph the outdoors/nature.
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