Sea Monsters Of Old And Marshmallows

I awoke and found myself at the ocean. I had no memory of how I got there. The sky was cinematic gray. As I began to walk along the beach I was alone. Then the whole world began to shake like I was in a Jason Bourne movie. I felt ill. So I ran. Eventually I fell down on the sand. The shaking stopped. I looked out at the crashing waves and suddenly Leviathan, The Kraken, The Giant Squid, and several other sea monsters of old appeared near the shore. One by one...

It Makes Me Wonder

Because I occasionally buy guitar supplies online, I end up seeing online advertising for gaudy t-shirts that are a variation on the theme “I’m cool because I play guitar.” My friends and family already know I play guitar. And they know I’m not cool. So who is this t-shirt message for? If I walk into...

Line 6 Spider V 30 Review

I am a musician and guitar teacher, and have been using Spider IV 15 amps for teaching guitar for seven years. They are good teaching/practice amps. They are easy to use, have four good sounding amp models, built in effects, and a low price. All good things for a musician/teacher teaching a wide variety of musical styles. So I was naturally interested when the Spider V 30 was released. Here is my review. 

Going Green

I write a lot on my computer. Ideas, thoughts, articles, reviews, stories, etc. But it seems like every few years my data storage devices become obsolete. So I have decided to go green. Now I only use parrots to make copies of my thoughts.

Disco Never Died

People ask me if I remember the disco years. I say What? They never went away. Why just the other day I put on my, my, my, my, my Boogie Shoes and went down to Funky Town. I was headed to the Y.M.C.A. when...

Pizza Alternative

If I can’t have a pizza, can I have a round piece of flattened dough covered in tomato sauce, cheese, ham, and pineapple, baked in a hot oven until golden brown please?

Jazz Band Update

I started to start a jazz band back in August. My idea was a little untraditional. Instead of a standard fixed line up for the band, I decided I wanted to have a “collective” of musicians who could play whenever they are available. There were good reasons for this...