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Who's there?

Postby 12bar » Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:20 am

There hasn't been much traffic here the last weeks and I wonder who's still reading here.
It would be nice if we can live it up a bit - any ideas?
I know that I didn't post much either, since a few weeks my health is not the best (see older post) and the doctors are still searching. Yes, we're getting older. :sad:

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Re: Who's there?

Postby Blindboy » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:57 pm

I'm still drifting through a couple of times a week. My situation is kind of wierd right now. I have been battling a bad bout of pneumonia since Feb and have been living down in the Village (lower elevation,1920 meters rather than 2530 at my house) where my internet connection is sketchy. In some ways it's pretty nice... I'm in a little trailer (caravan) right on the river, behind the resturaunt where we play on Mondays. I sit around and read or play my resonator guitar. On the other hand I miss my house and my wife (she comes down and hangs with me most every day), and I'm too weak to play with the band much. Getting better, but it is a long slow process.
"Throw yo' big leg over me Mama, I might not feel this good again!"

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Re: Who's there?

Postby fenson » Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:27 pm

Yep!
I'm here, still playing most every days but with spring coming there's a lot of work to care a little cottage like mine and I'm still working on that theater soundtrack (my psychedelic post)... The first time for me to deal with such project! We"re supposed to play live at least for the very first venues. We plan to record each of these opening gigs, and the take the best parts of each to re-master kinda "live sound track" for later use...

Take care guys, take your medecine and rest
I'l be back as soon as I'll get some more spare time
"Don't be afraid by wrong notes, it doesn't exist" Miles Davis.

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Re: Who's there?

Postby Strattem » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:15 am

Hi,

I've been lurking for six or seven years now, regularly reading posts or listening to recordings of Gerd, Blindboy, Half Blind Lefty, Tytlblues and so many others. I registered so I could reply.

There may not be so much traffic these days, but 12bar.de always was a very nice and interesting place to hang out. Let's hope things will change for the better!

I'm hardly into recording, DAW's and stuff, otherwise I would have registered much earlier.

I live in Belgium, play out regularly with the band.

Strattem

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Re: Who's there?

Postby 12bar » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:39 am

:welcome: + thanks for your thoughts!
Just out of the MRT tube and keeping fingers crossed... :fingerscrossed:

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Re: Who's there?

Postby Strattem » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:39 pm

Fingers crossed!

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Re: Who's there?

Postby VikingBlues » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:08 pm

I'm still around, but every year that goes by I seem to have less and less free time. It's taken me three days to catch up with this thread I see. :sad:

I'm hoping to make it through to retirement in a few years and hopefully get some more time for things I enjoy. It doesn't help at the moment that so little of my music playing and learning is blues related - I don't like to post a whole load of what is in effect off topic posts!

My fingers crossed for you too on the health front Gerd and I hope you get over that pneumonia quickly Blindboy - you've been having a bad run of it health wise. Getting older ain't so much fun. Mine is a minor problem compared to both yours but I'm having issues with dizzy spells at the moment. The doctor has no idea what it is, but it seems as it is gradually getting better it's not worth finding out. Had been pretty good this week then I had it kick in strongly early today and I had to grab the furniture to stay upright. Yep - it's that getting older thing. :thumbsdown:

I will try and get over here a bit more often - I should maybe do some work on my DADGAD acoustic blues book I got recently.
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!

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Re: Who's there?

Postby 12bar » Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:56 am

VikingBlues wrote:Getting older ain't so much fun.

As we say over here, getting old is great, but being old not... :whistle:
I consider myself not as really old :big_smile: :oldie: , but I'm used to do sports 2-3 days a week and it's hard to stop it completely for still unknown reasons.
Anyway, :easter2: is coming I have to care for my kids. :D


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