I just started learning the guitar and thought I’d write about it.

The Right Way

I’m still loving Em because of the sound it makes and the ease in which I can play it but I can’t seem to remember the finger placements Am. The G and C chords are tricky and I’m wondering what other guitarist has small hands – they have to be out there. I’m being taught … Continue reading 

That one band named after the cartoon about a boy and his dog

I didn’t get to practice as much as I wanted – there seemed to be lots of distractions. Excuses. They were excuses. I can’t name a distraction that was good enough for me to use it as an excuse for not practicing. It’s not that I’m feeling any pressure or I’m feeling impostor syndrome it’s … Continue reading 

Learning a Thing

Hello. I am 41 and I just started to play the guitar. If you’re a late-bloomer, a procrastinator, or just generally late to the party, welcome. You are in good company.   Playing the guitar is a longstanding interest of mine and at the beginning of this year, I decided to stop wondering what it would … Continue reading 

Rojo Manana

When I was five, I was at tap dance practice when a woman came through the dance studio door visibly distressed. She was speaking Spanish and no one in the studio could understand her. My teacher, Dorothy, told the woman very slowly, “No Spanish” but the woman kept talking. After a few more attempts, Dorothy … Continue reading 


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I am a writer and theater practitioner with a focus on virtual theater.

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