How do we keep up with technology? A Neo-Luddite might answer, “We should not. We simply should refuse to embrace technology.” A true Luddite might answer, “By destroying the damn machines.” But that was not successful in the 19th Century; some Luddites were executed for destroying the damn machines. Parliament made “machine breaking” a capital offense.Few folks these days can be either a… Read more
OUR BLOG CHRONICLES A MUSICAL JOURNEY
The basic story line is, even though he never played guitar before and had not played a musical instrument since tuba in elementary school band, Bill T received an electric guitar after he was 60 -- as a joke. From then on, despite a musical talent deficit, he tried to learn instrumental surf music but at first could not find an instructor. He met Paul the Pyronaut -- a surf guitarist a couple of generations younger. Over a few years they wrote some original songs. The Lava Pups eventually emerged from Bill T's imagination. A CD was recorded to check something off of his bucket list. Then the CD had to be performed live. And -- voila -- we had a band! The Lava Pups were a reality. For how long, who knows?