Weekend Kickoff Twenty-Two!

Yo-o-o-o-o!!!

Ooo! I have a good one for you guys this weekend!

The Very Best of the Ventures

The Very Best of the Ventures

Oh my goodness! Guitar glory. The Ventures are absolutely great! I'm listening to this album right now on vinyl... My mind is blown. I can hardly write this blog!

 

Story time

Droll Weevil (notice the guitar my dad gave me when I had just started playing guitar)

Droll Weevil (notice the guitar my dad gave me when I had just started playing guitar)

My dad taught me how to play guitar. He had some personal rules that made up his teaching philosophy. One was that a crappy guitar won't cut it. He made sure I had a playable and good sounding guitar to learn on. In fact, my first guitar was the Fender Bronco that I still play to this day with my band Droll Weevil!) Along with a decent guitar, he said, every new guitar player needs to own and study the Ventures! He said that you could learn everything about guitar from the Ventures and I agree. Truly great guitar playing! Spin this record this weekend and keep your ears peeled!

 

The Daily Stoic

I signed up for the dailystoic.com newsletter! It's sick. There is a book by the same name. Also sick. I recommend them! Here's a quote I've been musing on from Marcus Aurelius (shared by dailystoic.com): "You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think." Wow. Kinda heavy right? But, it's kinda practical, too. Isn't it kind of motivating? We are all mortal! We gotta make the most of this life we have! Now is the time to get our work done! Now is the time to enjoy ourselves!

Let's get busy!

 

Have a great weekend!

Ralph