Monthly Archives: July 2010

Tractor square dancing.

I heard about this when the local news where my parents live did a story on it. I don’t think this is from that area, it mentions the PA farm show and I’m pretty sure that was held in Harrisburg when I was growing up. I haven’t checked this out bu… Continue reading

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Another kind of bow.

It’s the ebow, which is this thing here. http://www.ebow.com Lots of people like to mess with it on electric guitar, which is what it was made for I guess, but there’s some nice stuff on acoustic as well, like this video. Or this one here. Finally… Continue reading

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The mouthbow.

In case you don’t happen to know what a mouth bow is, it’s a bow, looks like a bow from a bow and arrow, that you hold against your mouth. You then pluck or often strike the string, and change the shape of your mouth to obtain different notes. It … Continue reading

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Carter Family chords and lyrics.

Most of you who read this and have an interest won’t really need it, but I like stuff like this. I’ll have enough trouble muddling through trying to learn the Carter scratch, i.e. the picking style, that I don’t need to waste extra time just figur… Continue reading

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Carter Family lyrics.

I assume everybody knows who the Carter Family is, but if not, they were one of the first big popular country music groups. Personally I’d class them as old timy myself, but what the hell do I know? Anyway, here’s lyrics to all their songs. http:/… Continue reading

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Extemporaneous about birds.

Stork, stork, stork! Nut hatch, hatching nuts, Open the mind, if the mind is a nut, Caesura, hearpe! Old English, Very old, lost to most, Oh heron will you skim the waters? Will you look, diving for lost fish? Oh greedy bastard! Skim the surface, … Continue reading

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My favorite comedian!

Now some of you might be shocked. It’s not George Carlin, though he often spoke the truth. It’s not Patton Oswalt, funny as he is. It’s not Lewis Black, and it’s not Mitch Hedberg, as awesome as they are. Herewith, I give you my favorite comedian…. Continue reading

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