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footey1984

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Joined: 10/09/19

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I picked up guitar 3 years ago, but stopped playing during grad school for the past two years. In fact, I actually was dumb enough to sell my Strat because I was convinced I wasn't playing again.

I went to the Rock Hall this summer and was both inspired and sad that I had given up. So, I saved some money this summer and purchased an acoustic guitar and I am now going through Beginner 2 course.

I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

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I picked up guitar 3 years ago, but stopped playing during grad school for the past two years. In fact, I actually was dumb enough to sell my Strat because I was convinced I wasn't playing again.

I went to the Rock Hall this summer and was both inspired and sad that I had given up. So, I saved some money this summer and purchased an acoustic guitar and I am now going through Beginner 2 course.

I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

pupsmom61

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Joined: 04/22/21

Posts: 26

Hi Footey,

Good for you starting up guitar again! I'm close to being done with Fundamentals 2. Since you just finished grad school, I imagine you're not very old...lol. You will have lots of time having fun with guitar... good luck!

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Hi Footey,

Good for you starting up guitar again! I'm close to being done with Fundamentals 2. Since you just finished grad school, I imagine you're not very old...lol. You will have lots of time having fun with guitar... good luck!

matonanjin2

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Joined: 08/11/17

Posts: 344

Originally Posted by: footey1984

I picked up guitar 3 years ago, but stopped playing during grad school for the past two years.

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I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

Grad school in what??

And, yes, you do have the rest of your life to enjoy music. I actually quit playing in undergrad when I got married. Messed around with it on rare occasion in grad school. Don't do like I did and wait until retirement to get back to it!

Best of luck to you with the acoustic and Beginner 2.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

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Originally Posted by: footey1984

I picked up guitar 3 years ago, but stopped playing during grad school for the past two years.

...

I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

Grad school in what??

And, yes, you do have the rest of your life to enjoy music. I actually quit playing in undergrad when I got married. Messed around with it on rare occasion in grad school. Don't do like I did and wait until retirement to get back to it!

Best of luck to you with the acoustic and Beginner 2.

Guitars: 2014 PRS Santana, 2013 PRS Paul's, 2009 PRS Hollowbody, 1972 Gibson ES-325, 2012 Fender Strat American Standard, 2012 Yamaha Pacifica, Martin M-36, Martin 000-15M, Seagull S6 Classic
Amps: Fender Blues Junior III, Boss Eband JS-10, Line 6 POD 500X, Quilter Microblock 45

dlwalke

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Joined: 02/02/19

Posts: 240

Originally Posted by: footey1984

I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

Yes. You're a bit older than you were (aren't we all), but way younger than a lot of new- or coming-back-to-guitar people on this forum. It can be tough to find enough time when you are young, establishing a career, attending to family responsibilities, etc. I guess you have to be disciplined enough to make the time. Best of luck.

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Originally Posted by: footey1984

I'm a bit older, but I know that if I start now I will have the rest of my lifetime to enjoy music.

Yes. You're a bit older than you were (aren't we all), but way younger than a lot of new- or coming-back-to-guitar people on this forum. It can be tough to find enough time when you are young, establishing a career, attending to family responsibilities, etc. I guess you have to be disciplined enough to make the time. Best of luck.