Thursday, July 14, 2011

Love Hurts

The mandolin, she is a cruel mistress.

16 comments:

  1. You are beyond obsessed. Have the children eaten? Have you gone to work? Do you sleep?

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  2. @Whiskey G: Yes, yes it is.

    @Wow: Maybe I just have delicate lady fingers?

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  3. That's badass. Do you feel proud of them? I feel proud of the bruises all over my ass and arms from roller derby and if some of them weren't in risque places I'd show them off all the time! I think my friends are getting tired of me saying, "Look at my ass today! Look how many colours my bruises are!"

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  4. I had the same happen to me when I was trying to play guitar. I actually got blisters and quit. I'm a wimp. I've seen several other Nashville musicians with permanent indentations and callouses on their fingers. See, you're on the road to success!

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  5. Oh, Mandylin, well you came and you gave, but you scarred me

    I can't send you away

    Oh, Mandylin, well I played you till you really tahrred me

    and I need you today

    Oh, Mandylin

    With apologies to you know who.

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  6. @Twills: I'd feel prouder if they were callouses.

    @Eva: Blisters? Eek!

    @Susan: You must know the children used to sing that on the playground to torment me.

    *Rocks in corner*

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  7. Oh my god!!! You weren’t kidding!! I’m feeling horrified and impressed all in one confusing emotion.

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  8. @Vapid VIxen: The blog is called "You've got to be kidding me." I guess I should have added a subhead: "No, I'm totally serious!"

    @powdergirl: I'm glad someone appreciates my world view.

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  9. Damn! You've got some stick-to-it-ivness!!

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  10. Oh Mama, the Lucy sure is purdy.

    I'll bet you wear those mandoline lines with pride.

    (mando-lines? ba dum tsh.)

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  11. Try using some stuff called 'Finger ease' spray on the strings. It will help take the sting out of the strings.)

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  12. ...and you haven't even read my other post yet.

    Heh-heh-heh.

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  13. Now that's a testament to dedication! Looking forward to the video blog of your newfound obsession.

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  14. @Amelia: It's only been a week. Let's check back in six months.

    @Kate: They're the new hip body modification.

    @The Last Santa: Never heard of it. Interesting!

    @La Piazza: I'll have to check it out.

    @Consciously Sedated: I'll wait until I'm decent.

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