Blog

I have thoughts and ideas rattling around in my cranium from time to time.  I'm no different than anybody else in that regard. This Blog area of my website is a likely place for these ideas to leap out of my brain, and into your life... so I would like to start out with one massive disclaimer: Please do not be offended if my point of view is different from yours. It's bound to happen, so let's agree to disagree in advance. separator

Engraved Snare Drum Facebook Group

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Did you know there is a facebook group dedicated to collectors and owners of engraved snare drums? There are frequent posts from John Aldridge, John Christensen and myself, as well as some great photos of engraved snares dating all the way back to the beginning! To check it out, here’s the site address:https://www.facebook.com/groups/599185890587899/

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Well, there goes that excuse

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I’ve been getting away with saying that the reason my shop, music room and office (3 different spaces) are so cluttered because I don’t have time to clean them. Covid-19 says otherwise. I have the time now. I guess I enjoy clutter.

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I’ll bet you expected a blog about engraving.

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If you did, you’ll probably be disappointed because this isn’t a blog site about engraving… it IS, however, a blog site about an engraver. I don’t engrave 24 hours per day, and in reality, I don’t actually engrave EVERY day, either. This blog site is about stuff I think about when I’m not engraving. It’s […]

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Hey look, kids… I have a website!

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Well, I have finally succumbed to peer pressure and I now have a website for MGRAVING. I avoided this… made excuses… tried to hide behind being too busy… but the day finally came. It has become unavoidable. Part of me didn’t want to admit that I needed it. But I was wrong. People need to […]

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Everybody has thoughts…

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We kind of get into trouble when we forget that our thoughts are not facts. In reality, they are our personal opinions. When we confuse our thoughts as being facts, instead of opinions, we have the tendency to disparagingly belittle people who have contrary thoughts and opinions. I try not to do this… but it’s […]

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My Christmas Wish

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Every day, people wake up with a list of wishes a mile long hoping that one day, they will all come true. By the end of that day they will head to bed knowing that when they awake once again, they will have, pretty much, the same list of wishes. We all know that wishes […]

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