Well, the new Gretsch banjo is in, and it’s a heavy sucker. Looks to be really well made for a Chinese import and to my ear it sounds pretty good. I’ve already started learning how to play some of dueling … Continue reading Banjo is in
Well, in addition to learning the guitar, I’ve been contemplating another instrument. I finally decided on the banjo (was looking at a mandolin) and have a Gretsch G9455 coming in on July 19th to try out. Hopefully some of the … Continue reading And another instrument to learn
Ordered a 18-55mm Nikon lense via Amazon from Willoughby’s Established 1898. The order was processed and showed an 07/11/2017 arrival date, but no shipping confirmation number. Needless to say, it hasn’t arrived yet and when I called them they couldn’t even … Continue reading Amazon, you let me down!
Tanya has been bitten by the photography bug. We’ve had a Nikon D40 since it was released (around 2005/2006) and have used it quite a bit. After the lens motor breaking on the trip back from California on me in … Continue reading New toy for Tanya
You are my new best friend! Just started my guitar lessons this past Friday and, like with all new guitar players, my fingers were getting really sore. Did some reading and found that a common suggestion is to soak your … Continue reading Hello apple cider vinegar
And yes, my fingers are somewhat sore. I can already tell that I’ll probably be going from the 30 minute class to a 60 minute class. It was really fun and it looks like Alex is going to be a … Continue reading First lesson down
Don’t buy a guitar from Guitar Center on the web and have it delivered and expect it to have any more done to it than it being boxed up and shipped to you. The new Martin 00-17SE that I got … Continue reading Lesson Learned
Since Jazzabell passed away. With today being the 4th I started remembering how much she hated the fireworks that are set off for the cities display down the road from us. Jazzy, you are still missed and will always be! Continue reading It’s been almost 18 months
Well, with the purchase of the new guitars, I’ve got lessons scheduled starting Friday with Alex Graser. I’m really looking forward to it. Last year Tanya got me a Taylor 114ce but after playing around with it I never could … Continue reading Guitar lessons scheduled
Well, I had a prepaid shared hosting account that was good for 12 months so I’ve decided to move my old blog over here. Will have to start all my posts over again since I can’t import the old stuff … Continue reading Blog’s back!