Month / October 2016

/ October 31, 2016 / Comments Off on Getting Back to Playing Music

Getting Back to Playing Music

It’s been about a year since I put music on the backburner of my life. I would say I was burned out creatively, even though it was nowhere near a full-time gig or anything. The only music I played was practicing for my sister’s wedding this past Spring (2 Spanish guitar pieces which was a, […]

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/ October 25, 2016 / Comments Off on My Talk from WordCamp Lehigh Valley

My Talk from WordCamp Lehigh Valley

This is my first WordCamp talk and second time speaking publicly about WordPress. I really enjoyed it and even though I will never watch it, I’m posting it here for posterity. Hopefully I’ll get a chance to speak again soon as I’m planning to attend a few WordCamps in 2017. I also have to give […]

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/ October 24, 2016 / Comments Off on To comment or Not to comment

To comment or Not to comment

That is the question I’ve been thinking about recently. I read an article (sorry, I forget where now) that advocated getting rid of comments on your blog. It made sense, so I did, and not much changed because I have never gotten a ton of comments in the first place (which is fine with me). […]

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/ October 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Thoughts on asking for money

Thoughts on asking for money

I remember when Kickstarter first launched. It wasn’t the first time I saw someone asking for money online to fund their thing, but it became a popular platform for all types of people and businesses to raise support. Among musicians, crowdfunding is a controversial topic, and you will get a range of opinions depending on […]

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/ October 14, 2016 / Comments Off on Stretching Myself

Stretching Myself

When I was 13 I got a guitar from my parents. I had already been playing my Grandpop’s old guitar that was in our attic, then a few months later I started taking weekly lessons. I already knew music theory from childhood piano lessons and playing the trumpet in the school band for several years. After a few […]

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