Monthly Archives: October 2011

Does Rest Matter?

Yesterday, when I got home from work, I fired up my laptop and was greeted with a message from my friend, mentor and coach saying “throw a blankie over your computer and take a five minute break”.  I had just … Continue reading

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Strings, Action and Compromise

I’ve noticed something about the guitars I play.  I have a variety of ways of setting them up and have tended to set them up to give each one a particular playability and sonic personality.  I didn’t really think about … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Stopped to Wonder Why?

I’ve just seen a video that was so obvious and so simple, yet it held the key to all success, especially artistic success.  Here is a link to the video and I think it’s one of the best eighteen minutes … Continue reading

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Unknowing

Ever noticed how hard it is to unknow something, once you know it?  It’s like knowledge is somehow very persistent and permanent.  Of course, if you learn to do something and then don’t do it for a while, you get … Continue reading

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Where Does Greatness Come From?

There are many people in history that we regard as great.  I got to wondering how it was that some people achieved greatness, while others did not.  Is it because of their power, their wealth, their influence, their conquests, and … Continue reading

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