Guitar Player or Guitarist? Piano Player or Pianist?


Three little words. But I believe they have lots of meaning.

Well, they do for me. Continue reading “Guitar Player or Guitarist? Piano Player or Pianist?”

Coding – a Journey to Somewhere

codingMy journey into coding has begun anew. Continue reading “Coding – a Journey to Somewhere”

The Day the Nexus Died – Coding?

7In my last post, I lamented the passing of my Nexus 7, my discouragement with my techie lameness, and the lack of time to fix either.

I have been tossing around the idea of learning to code for a while now. I even began some CSS lessons on Codecademy a while back, but other things took precedent.

I feel like it’s time to dive back in. Continue reading “The Day the Nexus Died – Coding?”

The Day the Nexus Died

7So my Nexus died.

I have referenced that tablet in other posts. How I loved that thing. How it suits my content consumption (and some creation) needs to a T. Well, that ceases to be the case when it seizes up after 18 months. #Google #fail Continue reading “The Day the Nexus Died”

Learning Licks vs. Chord Progressions

acoustic closeupKey of G. I – IV – V – vi – IV – V – I.

If you play acoustic guitar in most youth praise bands in churches today, every song with the above chord progression will sound EXACTLY the same.

Well, sorta. Continue reading “Learning Licks vs. Chord Progressions”

Gungor, Middle School Choir, and The Greatest American Hero

When I taught middle school choir, there were times that I had my students sing music from other cultures and religions. I stressed the fact that, in some instances, a musician is an actor. I told them that, when they sing about God, they don’t have to believe in Him.

But the audience needs to believe they do. Continue reading “Gungor, Middle School Choir, and The Greatest American Hero”

Getting Reacquainted This Morning

It’s been a while since I’ve spent time on a keyboard that doesn’t plug in.

My Coffee Cup

My cup.

I liked it when it was brand new, and the logo was pristine.

I think I like it better now that the logo is worn. Weathered. Showing its age.

Not sure how I’ll feel when the logo is gone for good. We’ll see.

What Should I Write?

I have been writing #NoCamo for quite some time now. And though I primarily write for my own enjoyment and invite you to read along, I would like to ask…

What would you like to read on #NoCamo?

That’s right. It’s the opportunity for you, loyal reader, to request topics or to ask a question. So fire away on my Contact page

Thanks in advance!

Feeding the Fish

We got to visit Purina corporate offices in STL with friends Mr. Dan and Mrs. Debbie and feed fish in their coy pond. Fun!