Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 11:21 AM
Front and center for another day in Paradise. The sun is shining, and I'm trying to clear the cobwebs. It takes me awhile in the morning. Sometimes all morning..
Yesterday was a very productive day for guitar playing, though maybe not the most practical. I ended up recording Fly me to the Moon at 4 different tempos. It was a good exercise, but who's gonna want to hear 4 versions of Fly me to the Moon?! So, good as far as shedding, not so good as far as sharing.
But I got in several practice sessions. This is how I like to practice, given the time. In 'installments'. I'm breathing better with the music. This is especially important with fast tempos. Strangely enough, the faster you're playing, the more relaxed you need to be. You're exerting more energy, so you have to conserve more energy.
Speaking of energy, I'm starting to come to. Nothing like that first cup of Morning Joe to wake up those sleepy neurons, jolt them into awareness. Thank you sir, may I have another?
Today is an exercise day for me. I've worked out every Wednesday this month. so I really feel obliged to get in there today and make it complete. September has been a good month for working out. Exercise is not a panacea- I can still have a rough night even if I'm doing everything right- but it sure helps..
That's all the news I've got for you. Lumosity beckons. That's another part of my morning, besides drinking coffee and writing this drivel. Mental exercise. Just as important as physical exercise. And, like learning an instrument, becomes more fun as you get better. I'm beginning to actually like the Math games, as I get better at them.
And I'm actually getting more interested in Politics, something I thought would never happen. Watching news shows, reading more. It eventually snares you in. Rest assured, I try to never discuss that stuff in here. Maybe other topics you'd rather not hear about(like most older folks, I have occasional health issues), but not the doings of the Drumpf or the perennial Dems vs Republicans..
Okay, that's all my news. Thanks for reading. Happy Wednesday/hump day to you. I'm outa here. More later.