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A classy broad's life... with footnotes.
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And we will make beautiful music together, even if she is dirt cheap
Remember that time I bought a really cheap mandolin and it was pretty good and I liked it so much I bought a better one later?

Well, I just bought a $39 3/4-size* guitar**, along with new strings, picks, and a strap.

Altogether, $60-something bucks, including shipping****.

Yay!

* I've tried to play regular guitars. Zack has a gorgeous Martin, and it's just too unweildy for me. And it's not just the frets-- the entire thing makes me look like a midget and I can barely wrap my arms around it. I can say that about a lot of things, though.

** I got the redburst one. I don't care if it's tacky-looking-- it's freaking $40 for heaven's sake, and I've heard only good things about it. I just want to strum some Pink Floyd*** time and again, and pretend that I'm some sort of folk singer when I think nobody's looking.

*** Pigs on the Wing and Wish You Were Here ARE pretty cool on the mandolin, from what I've played so far; I just haven't gotten the hang of some of the weirder chords yet (Gsus4, hello, what?).

**** Sheesh, shipping cost almost as much as the strap, picks and strings combined!

***** I nearly bought a violin. G-d help me.

*********** Someday, I'll get that darned Mandobird! :)

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I'm feeling all kinds of: giddy yay yay yay
What I hear: So many songs in my head

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duinlas From: duinlas Date: July 28th, 2006 03:49 pm (UTC) (permalink)
* I've tried to play regular guitars. Zack has a gorgeous Martin, and it's just too unweildy for me. And it's not just the frets-- the entire thing makes me look like a midget and I can barely wrap my arms around it. I can say that about a lot of things, though.

HEH!

So... other things in your life you can barely wrap your arms around? ;) Is it bad that I'm amused so much by that?
ldy From: ldy Date: July 28th, 2006 05:25 pm (UTC) (permalink)
I nearly put another footnote there to "keep your mind out of the gutter," but couldn't find my way through the other footnotes. Which I can barely wrap my arms around, baby.
alcestis From: alcestis Date: July 28th, 2006 05:16 pm (UTC) (permalink)
I think of you every time the Ditty Bops come on my iPod. Tell me you've heard of them.
ldy From: ldy Date: July 28th, 2006 05:26 pm (UTC) (permalink)
YES. And I think of you, too!

We could totally have been the ditty bops, if they hadn't come up with it first!
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