Words and Music

This is my personal blog, where I can document my interests in words, music, concerts, travel, and guitar-building.

Monthly Archives: April 2011

Martin Guitar Factory Tour

After we visited Lucas at college for his award ceremony, I fulfilled a life-long dream to visit C.F. Martin, and Co., purveyors of fine guitars for since 1833 in Nazareth, PA. I’ve only been on the east coast since 1981, but I’ve owned a Martin D-35 since I bought one in 1977(?) in Flagstaff, AZ. […]

Lucas Gets an Award

One day a mysterious letter arrived from Lycoming College, where Lucas goes to school, informing us of an award that would be bestowed upon himself at the annual honors convocation. And would we like to attend? Why, yes, we would! Thus began the trip to Williamsport during the MA spring vacation. Zach decided to hop […]

Julian Lage at Club Passim

I was browsing through the Boston Phoenix paper yesterday and saw that Julian Lage was playing at Club Passim. How did I miss this? Anyway, I went to the Passim website and there was only 1 ticket left for the 7 pm show, so I snagged it. (I didn’t realize until later that he was […]