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I fell asleep to “Pearl Jam” the album “Ten”, followed by their album “Vitalogy” work up to pee & fell asleep to their album “VS”
I exercised to “Dire Straits” their “Sultans of Swing” greatest hits album.
Weekly exercise total; 1300 crunches, 150 pushups, & 40 back flexes
So in addition to my exercise, I’m now playing “bass” with Corey, his idea to help me out. We’re choosing easier songs until my left hand is up to speed. I get very frustrated trying to play guitar. Before when I learned, I picked it up learned the notes and basic chords & I was good enough to sing & play in front of an audience. I never really practiced it. This week I’ve spent at least half an hour to 1 hour practicing. It’s a love/hate thing for. I like doing it, but I hate having to practice something I used to do for fun. My brain knows what to do, my left hand doesn’t seem to care though.
I’m not playing an actual bass, I’m playing the bass line to the song until my fingers get stronger for actual bass strings. That’s how I taught myself to play real guitar. I learned bass lines on acoustic guitar to teach Rob how to play actual bass in University.
After posting on Wednesday, I grabbed my guitar again. Managed to finally “train” my fingers into playing power chords & a few actual chords. The change of fingering the chords is slow, but I’m sure it will come eventually.
I was getting a bit down but with Corey’s brilliant idea, me being able to do some of my exercises, & baseball starting soon, I’m in a much better mood. Great call by Corey noticing I was a little stuck.
We’re learning one song at a time. Corey & I are Foo Fighters fans. I figured since we both know the song “Learn to Fly” & it’s pretty easy we’ll start there. I don’t think Corey has ever sang but he said he’s willing to try. He asked me, a long time ago if I could teach him. I don’t know what I’d say other than repetition. I was terrible when I started, but the more I did it, the better I got at it. I’m pretty sure being in choir in high school helped.
This director is more known for action movies such as “Paycheck”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “Transformers”, etc. I’m slightly skeptical about him directing a movie about El Chapo
I was listening to a sports talk show Thursday night. I’m glad I’m not the only one that thinks the Blue Jays are set up for disaster in LF & 1B. If this is what they’re sticking with everything else needs to be perfect!
3 new bands I like all in some type of video competition by www.loudwire.com
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