I’m getting too old for this crap! Have you ever said that? Thought it?As I sat in the Portland airport, some guy in a dress shirt sans tie -- after all, it was a Sunday -- paced by. The dress shirt elevated him to business traveler. His cell phone to his ear -- truly old school, no blue tooth -- he uttered his frustration. “I’m getting too old for this crap!” Whether he was saying that for… 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 in 2005 -- 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?