Archive for the 'Guitar' Category

New guitar

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Over the past few months, I’ve been thinking about getting a new guitar.  I’ve been heading up to High Strung in Durham and have played with maybe a dozen different models, but the one I kept coming back to was a Blueridge BR-243.  It’s got a beautiful sound and it’s very comfortable for me to […]

Is this thing on?

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

<thump> <thump> Is this thing still on? Okay, it’s been about three weeks since I’ve blogged anything.  As I’ve stated before, this tends to happen when I’m too involved in living life to actually write about it.  Fortunately (unfortunately?) it’s nothing terribly exciting.  Let’s see: Guitar: my guitar playing has been scientifically shown to have […]

progress – such as it is

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Five years ago, I did a lot of Tai Chi.  My teacher at the time constantly related the encouraging (?) story of a tai chi student who went to his teacher and asked, “teacher, when will my knees stop hurting?”  The teacher told him that his knees would stop hurting, “when he stopped learning.” If […]

Guitar was the case

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Maybe random Monopuff songs aren’t the best blog post titles, but what the heck. K asked me what I wanted for my birthday (fwiw, I’m either very easy or very hard to shop for depending on whether or not you want to get me a gift certificate to a bookstore – thanks Mom!). From what […]