When it comes to vintage American guitars the big three will always come to mind. Now, everyone has heard of the big three American automobile companies, but we Americans have a big three for guitars as well, Martin,...
The Martin D 28 is far and away the most sold, desired, or copied acoustic guitar. It reasonably follows then that its twelve-string version would be the same. Here is information about its tuning, bracing, and care.
From the Jungles of the Amazon and Brazil on North to the plains of South Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, the Jaguar is America's big cat. Not related very closely to a cougar or a mountain lion, the Jaguar is much...
Phil and Don Everly, The Everly Brothers - had both originally played Gibson J 200 guitars. Over the years and with their personal feedback - Gibson has issued Everly Brothers model instruments either under that very...
Martin M series guitars such as the M 36, the M 38, and the M 42 are simply different body style guitars than Martin's more famous dreadnoughts. Martin M series guitars have a larger lower bout, but a shallower depth -...
The Seagull M6 acoustic guitar is a very good solid top tonewood instrument available with either a solid spruce top, or a solid cedar top. The back and sides of the instrument are laminated mahogany, and the...
Big and beautiful, the black bears are very interesting creatures. Smaller than grizzly bears and with a much gentler disposition, the black bears are found from coast to coast, and should be respected, and cherished...
San Antonio, Texas - is easily one of the world's most beautiful cities. Most persons think of The Alamo when they think of San Antonio, but there are four more beautiful old Spanish Missions to see along the San...
Doves are a tough bird to hit, and dove hunting is a tough sport. Here is some information about gear and strategy.
Everything is always bigger in Texas, from crazy politicians on to the culture. One of the biggest pieces of the Texas cultural pie is that of the Texas Czechs.
The State of Texas has it's own distinct kinds of country music and folk music - here are five Texas singer songwriters that changed music, and made timeless songs.
San Antonio, Texas is a beautiful and historic old city. The River Walk in San Antonio is probably the most beautiful part of that city, and is easily one of the most beautiful places to visit in ANY American city.
In the Western World people venerate Charlemagne, but his contemporary or parallel in China, Sui Wen Ti, will prove to have been a far superior influence on this world that we all share, and watch fall apart.
These five small body acoustic guitars are outstanding instruments of tremendous value, but they are instruments for the serious amateur or professional only.
At some point or another most people who are into music wish to play an instrument, or see if they can - and the guitar is the most common instrument found in modern music. Here are five of the very best acoustic...
Ever had a spiritual experience? I've had many. Here's the story of one, and I have many more that I can tell you. There is none so delusional as an atheist. I also feel so very bad for them - I certainly wish these...
There are tons of very dumb conspiracy theories, but the supposedly "intelligent" atheists are the group spreading the single most anti Semitic and stupid conspiracy theory of all - that all of the Christian Martyrs...
The Fender F 65 acoustic guitar isn't the most common or well known guitar around, but it's a fine acoustic guitar that is basically a good copy of a Martin D 28, and a great value when found on the used market. I love...
The common snapping turtle is never a pet - it's an animal with jaws that can seriously injure anyone stupid enough or immoral enough to mess with one. If you are such a moron with such incompetent ideas as to presume...
Simply put, when the Europeans came to America - the Native Americans discovered that Europeans were savages.
The Black Vulture and the Turkey Vulture are often called "Buzzards." These unique birds are anything BUT Buzzards. Buzzards are European birds related to Eagles. American's have VULTURES and CONDORS.
The King snake is the KING of snakes in most every domain or region in which they live, and what that means is that they EAT other snakes, and other things that we humans tend to find undesirable, especially high on the...
The Martin HD 28 VR is the vintage reissue of its legendary Herringbone dreadnought 28. This guitar is one of the most sought after and best sounding instruments on the planet.
There is a huge ethical violation involved with the name and display of "C.F. Mountain" guitars' emblem on the headstock of these instruments. Here is why.
Yamaki brand acoustic guitars aren't so easy to find, and the reason is because some of them are every bit as good as the high end American makes that they copied. Some of these Martin copies deviate from the norm with...
Every homeowner should be aware of the cottonwood tree. The tree will absolutely destroy your air conditioning condenser, and cost you thousands of dollars. It's best to kill the trees nearby
Johnny Cash was an American Musical Legend, and Martin Guitars are legendary world wide for their fine instruments; so it's no surprise that that Johnny Cash Model Martin D 35 is an amazing instrument, and neither is it...
Since the time that John Fitzgerald Kennedy was murdered, the USA has been ruled by David Rockefeller along with banks, and corporations towards their own global government ends. Usury is a filthy system employed by...
The Copperhead is a dangerous pit viper found throughout the Southern United States. It is the smallest and least deadly of pit viper snakes, and should be avoided, but not killed for no reason.
This article is designed not only for the homeowner who is expecting a service check up or tune up for his home air conditioning system or systems; but also for the heating and air conditioning service mechanic that...
Basic information about a widespread and venomous North American Pit Viper, and the author's own personal experiences with such snakes.
A lot of people are scared of, and misinformed about the Chow Chow. The Chow Chow is, perhaps, the single most loyal breed of dog in existence - but it's loyal to who raises it, and most often won't be so friendly...
Nolan Ryan compiled an astounding career full of astronomical statistics that no one will ever surpass. Certainly Nolan had amazing skills that were inherited - but many other pitchers have had the same abilities that...
Martin "S" series guitars are always awesome instruments, and the D 35S is certainly no exception. These guitars are shorter scare, 12 frets clear of the body, and have a different shaped body, and a wider neck, and of...
The mentally ill are the most misused, abused, and misunderstood persons in most every society. Here's the story of how a personal friend of mine that I'd known all of my life was murdered by overdose in Terrell State...
Nobody knows for certain how many banks William Scott Scurlock had robbed in his life, and nobody knows for certain how much money he'd taken from the usurers in the banking industry - and nobody will ever know exactly...
The Thylacine, or "Tasmanian Tiger" was a wonderful and beautiful animal that nothing else could or can compare to. Human greed, fear, and absolute human stupidity led to it's demise. We must all work to see to it...
From the time that Napoleon waged war throughout Europe - the Rothschild family has been profiting from wars on both sides of every conflict. They are the world's most powerful family - and can easily be blamed for...
Winnie Mandela once endorsed one of the most horrific forms of murder on the planet - shoving an old tire filled with gasoline around someone - even pre teen girls, and setting it on fire, causing a long and horrific...
Zombie spotting is becoming an essential activity here in the United States of America, and the Zombie Crisis is gaining momentum, and we're rocketing towards the foretold Zombie Apocalypse. It's my hopes here today,...
The American government is almost entirely corrupted from outside all of the way to the center. This is what happens to anything that is corrupted by the love of money at the expense of anything and everything...
This is a short collection of some of the very saddest stories that have been personally told to me by the men who fought in the WAR in Vietnam.
Charles Arthur Floyd was born in Barlow County, Georgia; on February the third, nineteen hundred and four years following the year of our Lord. Like many of the poor "whites" of the South, my own grandparents included,...
Who am I or anyone to say who the best guitarist in America is? I'm saying it here - It's Al Di Meola, and here's some of the reasons why!
Ezra Allen Miner, most often known as Bill Miner - was the original "stick up man" of the old West. Bill Miner was known for being quite a gentleman, and very polite during all of his robberies. He robbed trains and...
The Sears and Roebuck single-shot twenty-gauge shotgun is a fine old-fashioned gun for the hunter who only needs one shot.
The bolt action design has been around for a very long time; but bolt action shotguns are pretty rare. These Western Field bolt action shotguns are very collectible, and all around great shotguns.
While it is certainly true that any quote can be taken out of context and misrepresented - it is also true that sometimes quotes can and will reveal a lot more than the speaker ever intended.
Ted Bundy was not Chris Hagen or Ken Misner - those were just some pseudonyms he'd used. This is a short article about the murderer Ted Bundy.
I bought my first firearm at twelve years of age with my chore money. My Harrington and Richardson single shot twenty is STILL my favorite gun.
Ambiance Eco Green Mini Split heat pumps are the smartest way to heat and cool a home without spending the huge sums of money necessary for ground source heat pumps. These highly efficient and reliable machines are...
Humanism is the religion that worships the achievements of man - but every last war, and person in poverty, and dying of starvation is also the achievement of man. Mankind is corrupt, flawed, and can not be redeemed...
The Martin D 18 acoustic guitar is less expensive than the Martin D 28, D 35, and D 45 - it's FAR less expensive than the D 50 or D 100 - but the Martin D 18 may very well be a BETTER guitar than any of it's more...
I'll not forget the day in Seaside, California when I first laid eyes on a package of ground pork I thought to myself, "Self, you've never seen something that pretty color of pink that will take so little from you...
There are many advantages in owning heat pumps for your home's heating and cooling needs. Electrical efficiency and safety are the first and foremost advantages - but there are more still.
Tips on how to make tax free income from metals that otherwise would be hauled off as garbage. Recycling is economically profitable, wise, and responsible.
I live in the travel trailer that I'm telling you about in this article. There's ups and downs involved in this - the up side is that it's inexpensive, the downside is that some of the appointments of these trailers...