Friday, April 9, 2010

fiddling around

My favorite pastime this week has been driving the dog crazy
with my *horrible* fiddle playing.  The fiddle itself is a 
beautiful gift I received a couple years back. I couldn't seem
to play it, since I have lots of neck problems. So I loaned it
to a friend. It just came back to me, and now I'm more determined 
than ever to figure out how to play the thing. I've been researching 
alternate hold positions, and I think I'm heading in the right direction.
But all the bad things you've ever imagined about little 
kids starting out on the violin... they're right here! Squeek.

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