I had some fun yesterday evening!

@TheHorse (139131)
Walnut Creek, California
June 25, 2020 12:12pm CST
My music friend Mel invited me to play in a "jam" he's been hosting in his driveway for several weeks.. Neighbors show up, bring their lawn chairs, and listen in. I brought my bass and my Collings guitar, along with my amplifier. I played mostly bass, and some guitar. He brought his Taylor guitar, a microphone, and his amplifier.he handled most of the singing, and gave me some bass and guitar leads. It was a really good time! We hadn't played together in years, but we managed to make some pretty nice music, and the neighbors enjoyed it. Our social distancing wasn't perfect, but it was pretty good. No handshakes, just forearm bumps, etc. etc. How is your day shaping up?
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@thelme55 (72886)
• Germany
25 Jun 20
I would have come to your jam session if I were your neighbor.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
It was fun. Everyone seemed in good spirits and was appreciative of the music.
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@thelme55 (72886)
• Germany
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse I am sure it was fun.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
@thelme55 Maybe I'll do it again this Saturday.
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@Spontaneo (13175)
• United States
25 Jun 20
Really good. Thank you for asking!
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
What's on the agenda? I'm making eggs and bacon right now.
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@Spontaneo (13175)
• United States
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse I found free education yesterday! Attempting to figure out which area I should get into.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
@Spontaneo Is it on-line? What subjects do you think about when you're not forced to think about anything. That's what I'd go for.
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@DocAndersen (50272)
• United States
25 Jun 20
so far it has bee listening to conference calls.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
That does not sound very exciting. Work-related?
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@DocAndersen (50272)
• United States
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse sadly it is all work related...
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
@DocAndersen Hope you have an enjoyable evening planned.
@NJChicaa (103168)
• United States
25 Jun 20
That sounds like a lot of fun
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
It was an enjoyable evening.
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@CarolDM (157206)
• United States
25 Jun 20
Busy the first part, trying to catch up now. Glad you had a good time with your friend.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
I've only run one errand so far today. Hopefully I'll make it to the pool later in the afternoon. Did get some work done on my book.
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@CarolDM (157206)
• United States
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse Glad you had a good day.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
@CarolDM So far so good. I'm still alive.
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@m_audrey6788 (54498)
• Germany
25 Jun 20
It sounds fun. Nothing much new here just enjoying mylotting
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
I'm MyLotting away this morning. Will "motivate" when I feel like it. Cooking up some bacon and eggs now.
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• Germany
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse I love bacon and eggs in the morning. Enjoy your breakfast
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
@m_audrey6788 Thanks! It hit the spot. Did you have a good breakfast?
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@betlynfrnds (3856)
• United States
26 Jun 20
We were just about ready to get the band together and then we got hit with a pandemic. So there has been no jamming over here. The only one I jam with is myself and I have a great time doing that. It's funny that you mentioned lawn chairs and listening in. Some time ago in my practice room while I was rehearsing for a show, the neighborhood kids all came to my front yard to hang out and listen to my playing. It was like a minnie Woodstock.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
26 Jun 20
Heh. Do you have some stuff on YouTube? I enjoy listening to others' music. Here's a random guitar tune that I do. It's not on YouTube yet.
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• United States
3 Jul 20
@TheHorse I haven't started a YouTube channel. Thank you for your interest though. I'm going to check out the tune right now. Well, I just gave it a listen; very nice. Good job.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
3 Jul 20
@betlynfrnds Thanks! I'm a bit of a trollop when it comes to sharing music.
@Adie04 (11320)
26 Jun 20
I wish I lived nearby so that I can also watch your jam session
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
26 Jun 20
It's all fun. But any music made with friends is fun.
@Adie04 (11320)
26 Jun 20
@TheHorse I am agree with you
@wolfgirl569 (48811)
• Marion, Ohio
25 Jun 20
That would be fun. My day is going good.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
Glad to hear. Anything special going on?
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@wolfgirl569 (48811)
• Marion, Ohio
25 Jun 20
@TheHorse Just stealing babt ducks from mommy as they hatch.
@Jessicalynnt (50611)
• Centralia, Missouri
27 Jun 20
I'm glad this is able to starting back up, people need this sort of thing
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
27 Jun 20
I hope we're doing a good enough job of social distancing.
@JudyEv (254979)
• Rockingham, Australia
26 Jun 20
What a great idea. I can imagine how much the neighbours enjoyed it too.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
26 Jun 20
Its a great excuse for us all to get out of the house!
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@RasmaSandra (47039)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
26 Jun 20
I am glad you were able to have some fun, Just my usual writing day. Our weather is up in the 90s and I sit by my PC and have the fan blow cool breezes on me,
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
26 Jun 20
I hope it is satisfying. I did make it to the pool today.
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@LindaOHio (76155)
• United States
25 Jun 20
How nice that you shared your music with the neighborhood. My day is the usual...same old, same old.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
So far mine is pretty much the same. I did work on my book a bit. My muse will come.
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@BarBaraPrz (33341)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
25 Jun 20
Just the two of ya? Did you put out a tip jar? My day is turning out wet... started raining about 5 minutes ago.
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@TheHorse (139131)
• Walnut Creek, California
25 Jun 20
Nothing but sunshine here. But I do feel a cool breeze. Maybe I'll cycle. No, we didn't put out a tip jar. I've "busked" in the past, though.
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@JohnKu (2602)
27 Jun 20
Nice way to unwind sometime, especially during tough time like in this pandemic.
@FourWalls (36170)
• United States
26 Jun 20
Sounds like a good time! Did you pass the hat? I’m in Fort Wayne for a golf tournament this weekend.
• Indonesia
26 Jun 20
live jam session is really nice... i can only singing on karaoke apps since social distancing here.. xD