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Jan

I've Got To Go - The Last Song From The Magic House

Have you ever lived somewhere for 30 years? We nearly made it. Maybe a month or two. The Magic House we call it. It really was a special place. 100 yards from the west side of the lake, facing east into the sunrise. That yard was a lot of work but we… more »
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May

Can You Hear the Thunder

A happy fail. Man plans, God laughs and points. Whadayagonnado? This is the story of the 4x4x4 sessions that turned out to be a 5x1x9 event. (There is a video at the bottom you can listen to while you wade through this if you want. It's a fun read.) more »
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15
Jun

Dear Daddy, what would you say to your Dad today if you could? What did your kids say to you?

Click here for the lyrics This will be the eleventh year we have been posting this thread on Fark.com. It has become an amazing thing. It has been called "cathartic" by many.  It's time to get it off your chest. Say the things you would have, could… more »
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15
Mar

Old

It happens to everybody, I know. I just don't like it when it happens to me in such a silly way.  We're a musical family and we are insanely supportive of each other. My Son is a rock star in the Bay and he has a show and a release party this weekend.… more »
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12
Mar

The Magic House

You know what I do? I’m such an idiot. You know what I do? I forget how good I have it. I bellyache when things don’t go my way. I bitch when the coffee gets cold. I whine about my double-vision and having to look like a friggin pirate now, but you know… more »
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24
Dec

How to fingerpick a 12-string guitar

I want to talk about right hand finger-picking technique for a minute. I watch a lot of videos online and I see a common problem that is holding a bunch of you back. Please let me fix that with a thing I learned from my early years of Flamenco guitar… more »
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3
Dec

Songs from The Wildrose Charcoal Kilns (part one)

We were on our way home from a really fun wine tour when we decided to take a detour. We've been on the lookout for a good location to play some music and shoot video. We decided to go to the Wildrose Charcoal Kilns in Death Valley. It was kind of on… more »
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7
Sep

Get in the JAG!

Well we are off on our adventure (cue the wildwildwest theme), and having a trip. We did a silly thing followed by many silly things. We bought an '05 x-type Jaguar, put some stuff in it and pointed it north. Altitoodles as we say around here. We… more »
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30
Aug

Why I play the twelve string guitar

The other day, in a Facebook thread in a huge guitar group, a guitar player asked, "Why do you play the 12-string?" He said he just didn't "get it." Granted, he was young, a mostly electric guy with a few cheap acoustic guitars. So this guy, we'll call… more »
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18
Jun

The 9th Annual "What would you say to your Dad today?" FARK Father's Day thread. Bonus: New Dads what will you tell your child today?

Click here for the lyrics We've been posting this on Fark.com for nine years now. The comments are an amazing study in fatherhood. It has been called "cathartic" by many. It has become "a thing." Get it off your chest. Say the things you would have,… more »
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20
Jun

What would you say to your Dad today if you could, or Fathers, what would you say to your child?

We've been posting this on Fark.com for eight years now. The comments are an amazing study in fatherhood. It has been called "cathartic" by many. It has become "a… more »
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8
Jun

Seven Years Running: What would you say to your Dad today if you could?

Here's this year's FARK thread. Click the link below to join in!   Dear Daddy,  This year I have come across some great Dads. Dads that didn't give up, didn't run. Dads that stepped up and Dads that have restored my faith somewhat in the future of… more »
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8
Jul

The Magic House Strikes Again

We had our 17th Annual lakeelsinorecam.com July 4th party and a really special thing happened and I want to share it with you. Pardon my passion as I brag about my crew. My cast party crew, you know who you are, you came, you drank, you conquered.… more »
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16
Jun

Dear Daddy... Here's what I should have said. What would you say to your dad if you could?

For five years in a row now I have posted a Father's Day thread on FARK.com asking simply, "What would you say to your Dad today if you could?" It has been so… more »
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