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Unlike the Rock of Gibraltar


My cover in appreciation of seeing the rock of Gibraltar. Sometimes I try to be clever. 

Ashley Mckibben

Failures & triumphs

I have been feeling pretty sullen and a little heart broken since the whole Robin Williams episode last week. Trying to make sense of it for myself (the whole deeper bigger picture of life etc) but it’s been a struggle not gonna lie. 333 more words

Speaking of Jake Shimabukuro, this is a great TEDx video of him speaking and playing.

If you don’t have time for it all check out this bit.


More on Practice

Part of my practice routine involves no stretches, no finger shapes, no strumming.

It’s listening.  I’m listening to as much ukulele music as I can get my hands on.   190 more words


Planetary Ukulele Man at Johnny Brenda's

I was waiting for a first date. He was a half hour late. So I sat at the bar at Johnny Brenda’s on a weekday night with an empty seat on either side of me, listening to a heavy metal DJ, and drinking a bourbon neat. 459 more words


Another Plane of Travel

I am getting back on a plane today, for another round of days rather than hours being spent shuffling from plane to plane, and country to country. 87 more words


To the point.

Greatest triumphssssss for the week:

a. Turning 29. Yes, I’m about to launch my music career as I enter my 30s. I am in fact insane. 264 more words