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  [caption id="attachment_154" align="alignright" width="100"] Nathan in his GNR onesie[/caption] I love shopping for clothes for Nathan. And I especially love buying (or receiving) cute little boy attire emblazoned with band logos, images of rock icons, and big electric guitars. The latter, especially. But if I hadn’t had...

I spent the last six days in New Orleans — a place near and dear to my heart, where I spent my junior year of college and six months post-college – on a business trip. The trip was supposed to be a little more than...

Yes, I am a writer. For a living. That means people pay me to write stuff (and teach guitar after hours). When I was a little girl, I really wanted to be a writer. When I was a slightly-less-little girl, I wanted to write songs...

I teach Skype guitar lessons. And though it’s mainly as a supplemental service for my existing students, I do it for new students, too.  While it’s true my fee is slightly lower than for in-person lessons (after all, I only have to travel to my home...

For three years after I moved to Connecticut I continued to teach guitar every Sunday in Brooklyn. I’d wake up at 8 or 9, fueled by three to eight hours of sleep, and head for either the Metronorth station in Stamford or the highway (at first,...

I’m trying to put a show together in Weston, CT, for my guitar students (I have six in the area). But since I’m only used to Brooklyn, I’m not really sure of a good venue (decent acoustics, smallish but not too small, family-friendly). I also...

After months of going back and forth, I finally resigned from Brooklyn Guitar School. Just one attempt to teach on a Sunday -- which cost $35 and three hours in total travel time -- really showed me what I've been trying to avoid: It costs...

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