• General

    First World Problems 

    It’s been a while since I posted, so I guess it’s time.  I’m still practicing my violin and going to lessons every two weeks, and I feel like I’m progressing with it pretty well. Each time I see my teacher,…

  • Crafting,  General,  Health,  Music

    All The Things

    I’ve had another violin lesson with the lovely Faustina, and I still love it. Its challenging, but in a good way. My next (3rd) lesson is this Friday and while I’m struggling with my C note (2nd finger, 3rd string),…

  • Music

    First Violin Lesson

    This afternoon at 3:30pm, I met with Faustina at Tapp’s Music for my first lesson. I was nervous, especially after I looked her up on The Book of Faces and realized she might not even be 18 years old and is…

  • Music

    When Packing Items to Ship…

    Take Goodwill’s example! It took me ten minutes to unbox this but I’m glad because it meant my item was safe and well-protected during shipping. There’s some nasty scratches on the side of the lower body and a few chips…

  • General,  Music

    Things I’ve Bought Online

    So I made the mistake of rediscovering the Shop Goodwill website. Not only are there bargains to be found, there are some pretty crazy things listed if you take the time to look. And it combines my love of auctions…

  • Music

    Jingle Bells on Ukulele

    My second song on the uke- I feel like its finally starting to click with me and fall into place! Yay!

  • Music

    Mountain Dulcimer Progress

    I shot this quickie video last night, and for a few days I’ve been able to peck out several easy songs in he drone style no problems. Yesterday afternoon I started trying chords, and this is the result after practicing Amazing…