I’ve had my nose in a book for the last two hours repeatedly going over the same two exercises over and over and over. Despite the mundaneness of this action, I’ve had laser-like focus on it and surprisingly (or maybe not) I can see and hear myself getting better. This is good, because for the past… Read More Albo’s Practice Diary #009: Four ways to deal with sucking
Heat Stress! Tonight was spent doing repairs. A lifting bridge… aka the kiss of death… had struck. And it all started with a typical summer backyard barbecue.
Signe, Signe, everywhere is Signe… Ok, pardon the opening pun, I’m actually here to talk about Clapton’s “Signe” from his Unplugged album. Or, rather, my feeble attempt to learn this little tune on guitar. I started practicing a few days ago
HIIYA!!! Lessons from a karate experience… I had the opportunity to take my son to Karate Camp this past weekend, a two-day event that gathered about 25-30 members of his studio to work on different forms, study new techniques, perform a test for the next belt level and do some overall group bonding. This was… Read More Albo’s Practice Diary #006: Lessons from Karate
Practice makes perfect, everyone knows. But as a grown-up, with grown-up responsibilities, and grown-up commitments, it seems like finding time to practice is one of those things on the to-do list that often falls by the wayside. The question is “why?”