Wednesday, May 07, 2008

walk . . . a bit



I'm finding lots to show from this one area; I'll expand this weekend, I think.






In another realm entirely, I've decided to attempt a lesson on the hammered dulcimer. Friday at L's school the upper school concert included a few pieces featuring two hammered dulcimer players, one of whom turns out to be delightful. I found her Web site, and discovered that she gives lessons. I left a message and she called me back, so Monday is my day to see if the hammered dulcimer and I are meant to keep company together . . .

11 comments:

lettuce said...

i love these neighbourhood pics! lovely to be able to imagine you in your environment. And intruiged to hear more about the hammered dulcimer

lettuce said...

oh and PS, I see you are reading Esme Lennox? i LOVED the book - and her other writing too - are you enjoying it?

Anonymous said...

Lettuce:

Yes, Esme AND What I Was; both I couldn't put down. There is a lot of watery symbolism in What I Was, and aching for the pure . . .

tt

DineometerDeb said...

I have seen this place somewhere before...but where...

So you will be playing dulcimer for us?

Sally Crawford from London said...

I love the paving.

And the little archway.

And the green.

Wow, music lessons. Brilliant.

And no fingering to learn

Although you probably have to learn that crossed wrist thing they do . . . best of luck, tut-tut.

poppy fields said...

Taking hammered dulcimer lessons sounds so cool, let us know how they go!

Squirrel said...

I love the dulcimer! Joi Mitchell uses it on some songs- check out "Carey" on her BLUE cd.

very nice sound.

Squirrel said...

ps also more dulcimer on "A Case Of You" but you probably already know this!

MotherPie said...

Isn't it wonderful to try new things, take new walks and explorations?

The hammered dulcimer... that sounds like absolutely a fun thing to take up! I wish you luck.

Linda said...

I don't even know what a hammered dulcimer is-but I hope you enjoy it.

dennis said...

Dennis wants to go up those pretty stairs just to be nosey.