With that out of the way let us first discuss the awesome campaign that is spreading: We. We is an organization involved in the protection of our fine planet and advocates for change. I received an email from them a couple days ago but had never heard of the group before so, typical for me, started to do a little research on their website as well as Googling them to see what gives. Turns out, this is the campaign people! I am not always one for trends but this is not a passing fad, it is one We seriously need to address now so please check out their website, watch the video posted below, sign the petition today and then take action in your own home. Spread the word.
This past weekend Matt and I decided to take a nice walk around town to catch sight of the blooming flowers and trees as well as go and speak with the people who know things about fixing guitars. I bought an acoustic bass for him a few years ago after he spent an entire eighteen hour car ride telling me all about how he and his friend (who’s wedding we had just attended) used to play in his basement, how much fun they had and that he really missed doing it. Score for a Christmas present that year! That guitar sat dormant, longing to be played, ever since -- until about a month ago. When he took it out of the original shipping box he discovered the bridge & saddle had swelled away from the soundboard (probably due to shifting humidity levels in our random apartments) and a nice crack ran horizontal across it. Ouch. My advice? Buy a new guitar. He did not want to concede to the fact that it was toast so the second opinion was called in, thus our walk. Their advice? Buy a new guitar. The flowers on the way back did little to cheer him at first but by the time we got home he was talking about attaching a metal plate under the saddle and using this as a practice guitar. I say go for it; learn technique only on this one and buy a new guitar later to discover the fine art of tuning.
After writing about Bianchi’s on my last blog I was definitely inspired to tell the world about how awesome Revere Beach is so I put together a travel and leisure write up and submitted it to a website. Lo and behold I was informed yesterday that it was approved for publication and is now available to read online. A most exciting day indeed! The walk actually inspired me so much I think that will be the next T&L article submission to Ezine Articles.
Today I will end with a quote. This person is not a favorite of mine, in fact I never even heard of them until I searched for inspirational quotes. Regardless, take this and leave a positive mark on your world today.
“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
~ John Muir