Well, looks like Tanya and I are getting into astronomy and astrophotography. Recently picked up a William Optics 103mm refractor telescope and a Celestron NexStar 8. The WO will be used for deep sky observation and the Celestron for planetary … Continue reading Astronomy!
Just some photos using my brothers old house down at his land as the background. Was playing with Tanya’s new camera. This is the Martin 000-18 Epiphone ES-339 P90 Pro Martin 00-17SE Ibanez AVN10 Tanya’s Gretsch banjo The … Continue reading Guitar “artistic” photos
Well, for the last several years I’ve been cooking (grilling/smoking) on a CharBroil Akorn. I had been using a Weber grill and a dedicated offset smoker prior to that. I had been wanting to get some exposure to the kamado … Continue reading New toy to smoke with
At least for now! The three new Fenders have arrived home. First up we have our 2016 Fender Telecaster Professional in Crimson transparent. Next up is our 2017 Fender FSR Telecaster (obtained from Guitar Center). And third up we … Continue reading The Final 3
Well, I’m picking up the guitar better than I thought I would. Who would have thought I’d still remember some of what I was taught in band back in Jr. High. I had one more guitar style that I was … Continue reading And my GAS is satisfied for a while
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