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My New Toy

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALate last year I had the urge to buy a ukulele.  I don’t know why, but I did.  As a frugal…okay….cheap person, I fought the urge until one day last month when I found a music store in a nearby town that actually sold ukuleles.  It was amazing! This place had 20-25 ukes hanging on the wall.  I held and strummed nearly every one of them.  This is the one that sang to me.

I am now an excellent player of “Drunken Sailor”.  Sure, it’s only two chords, but I can play it dammit, and that’s all that counts.  The song takes me back to a particular Thanksgiving weekend spent in Philadelphia with friends that involved a party on a Canadian battleship.  Details not to be shared. 😉