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Six, Six and Twelve (Curve)

The jumbo…the dreadnought…the grand concert… The pickguard… the body…the sound hole…the pegs…the inlay…the bridge…a handlebar (it’a classic!) The tuning pegs…the heads as they sweep to the neck… The outline, the shine, the design… It alls adds to the experience… …the

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Posted in 2016, Uncategorized

A Thank-you to Veterans

Today is a day set a side to honor our veterans. On this Veterans Day please pause for a moment to remember those who have sacrificed so much for our country and for us. My father and his brothers served

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Posted in 2012, Music, Uncategorized

Banana Curls – Mom’s Point of View

When I was at my parent’s house scanning family photos, I would occasionally come across a photo that would cause a certain reaction from my mom, but a very different reaction from my dad. Here is one such photo.  It’s

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Musings, Personal

Weekly Image of Life: Summertime Blast

Island Traveler, who writes This Man’s Journey, has given us another great theme.  The subject is Weekly Image of Life: Summertime Blast! I know the family archive has a few family photos of my dad and my Aunt Esther as

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Posted in 2012, Family, Family history, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Thank-you for all the awards!

Over the past number of weeks I’ve been fortunate to be nominated for a number of awards. I’m always humbled and appreciative by those who take a moment to recognize my site. I’ve been diligent about directly thanking the blogger

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Posted in 2012, Award, Musings, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized


This week’s WordPress Challenge is Today. The challenge came with the extra rule that the photo you take should be taken “today.” Well, I must admit that I was going to do this challenge yesterday. I didn’t, as it turned

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Posted in 2012, Music, Musings, Personal, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Regret – Maybe Not

The WordPress Topic of the week is Regret.  Admittedly, it wasn’t a topic I really wanted to pursue.  The way I see it, why look back?  No need to dwell on shoulda’, woulda’, coulda’.  I decided a while ago that

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Posted in 2012, Faith, Family, Friends, Peaceful, Uncategorized

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