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I fell asleep to “Blue Rodeo” the album “Greatest Hits”
I exercised to “Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers” the album “Greatest Hits”
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Yeah, I exercised a bit on Friday with my walking with my walker as always. Small steps since my calves were incredibly sore. Kim had Monday off, so I took Monday off too.
Look at all of those pretty guitars! It’s his hobby & his job. He went to school to be a guitar teacher. I think I counted 10 high end PRS guitars on his wall, he earned them! I ordered a medium level PRS & I’m saving & hoping to buy a low end PRS (the cheapest, $1300 PRS in Aqua)…I’m also on disability though & I’m nowhere near that capability on guitar. He knows more than those who haven’t gone to school for guitar no doubt!
To be clear here I’ve got a few (5-10?) songs up to the proper tempo on guitar. My left hand/arm are REALLY making things tougher this time around. I guess it was almost 12 years with brain cancer to kick things off. If I didn’t like it SO much, I’d likely pack it in.
I realized Friday night that I’ve been playing the opening riff to this song wrong since 2001??!!?? No wonder a random drunk guy came on stage at a 500 person cabaret to tell me “YOU GUYS SUCK!” Here I thought he was just an angry drunk?????
No, it’s not the open G string mistake that everyone makes either. HAHAHA, I said “…G string…”!
My mother’s guitar is what peaked my & my brother’s interest in guitar. He took bass lessons & I went to the internet. I took two years of piano when I was 6 & 7 years old, followed by flute & choir in high school. I think my brother played saxophone for a bit, I could be wrong? I was sent home for a summer in high school with a saxophone. My band instructor wanted me to learn it & audition for one of the jazz bands the next year. I was also often the first pick to do extra percussion in high school, I always figured it was because I was mediocre at best on the flute? Now I mostly listen to metal & rock music, stuff that makes most people cringe, including Kim. REALLY!!!!! Why you gotta be that way Kimmy? She’s smart, cute, & take’s me to school in a disagreement.
This album by “The Darkness” was released last year. Was this some type of perverse foreshadowing? Did they know something & didn’t openly tell us?
Well I guess Easter was only kind of cancelled this year. No big family get together meal, at least that’s how our families spend it. Kim’s parents were going to come to Regina for Easter this year. That was cancelled when this virus stuff started. Kim & I didn’t do anything special. Thank goodness I didn’t have to partake in a turkey meal!!!! Can we start celebrating things by ordering pizza? We just had spaghetti & tomato sauce, nice change!
I was filling my pill cases on the weekend and I felt like Oprah…..
“YOU GET A PILL, YOU GET A PILL, YOU GET A PILL, YOU GET A PILL, EVERYBODY GETS A PILL!!!!!!!” even Kim enjoyed it!
Kim was doing our taxes this weekend. I could have helped, working makes you do math…………..I don’t work. 0 – 0 = 0 & that’s probably one of the few reasons working is over rated!
I saw this trailer on the weekend…
I liked the first one, I thought it was pretty funny. I haven’t seen this movie. I know this is a kid’s movie & likely not meant to be taken too seriously. Why is it that rock & metal music are being sold to kids as evil? Does this mean all rock & metal fans are rude jerks? There’s music I like & music I don’t like. A TON of music genres have songs that fall into both categories. We took our ‘niece’ to see the “My Little Pony” movie in the theater for her birthday a few years ago.
When the evil ponies showed up to battle they played ‘metal’ music, distorted guitar? Why would anyone bother to influence young kids to avoid any type of music or art for that matter? What is it with the stigma that rock & metal music are evil? I hope that’s not the intent, & I don’t think it is, however it does seem odd. Maybe I’m reading too much into it?
Please keep up with the personal distancing? Just because the curve is flattening doesn’t mean its SUPER PARTY FUN TIME. It means what we’re doing is helping, keep helping in the effort to eliminate the curve. There won’t be an announcement “OK, everything’s back to normal carry on as you were”. When this is over (July?) it will be a gradual release of prioritized workers for more essential businesses & once everyone is out in the public, it will be different. Please make sure you do your part so we can try to avoid another quarantine. Too many people out at once isn’t a good thing. I’m not a figure of authority in any way but I think it’s better to be safe than sorry!
I saw this yesterday & WOW he’s a GREAT/SMART guy. I wish he’d be a world leader. I can think of a few that could learn from him, if they ever stopped to listen!
I’ve gotta say I’m a VERY lucky guy! I’ve got an AMAZING wife that loves me & supports me, of course goes both ways. Brewster (our dog) is still alive & kicking after 14 years, & I’m lucky enough to be able to work on myself physically & mentally while relearning my favourite hobby! Things could be much, much worse.
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“I feel good about the good things, & bad about the bad things”-David ERIC Grohl
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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres