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The Shed 13

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posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 02:28 AM
a reply to: Night Star

Great !

Got a toothpick ?

Mouthwash ?

I have an uglie taste in my mouth !


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 02:55 AM
a reply to: Timely

LOL! Sure, we have all those things in the shed...somewhere.

Goodnight to all and to all a good night. Oh it's Morning. Funny how that sneaks up on me all the time.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:31 AM

originally posted by: Ellie Sagan
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer

I have been reading starting from the first Shed. I am loving it. And I love seeing the names of people I've seen on the boards being in the story. So cool and nice and I'm so glad I came across this 13th Shed. It fits. I like the number 13. 5 is my favorite, but 13 is up there. Thanks for the great welcome here. And to everyone else, thank you guys too.

You are very welcome...

5 you say?



posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:39 AM
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer

Hello Gordi,

I just got off work, Wok cooked for 10 hours and prepped food for tomorrow for 5 hours. I am about to crash out. Just wanted to say hello and have a good Shed rest.

Sorry I am looped out of my mind from no sleep.

The tears go away from no sleep lol.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:40 AM
a reply to: Jdennis10

Hey Jd!
Nice to see you.

I'll tuck you in! LOL


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:42 AM
Where's BASSPLYR Dave????

DAVE!!! I found your "Support Group"!!!!

You look different from how I imagined!!! ROFL


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:43 AM
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer

Thank you Gordi but I am so wond up from work I need a drink too. Lol. Ok a drink with Gordi and some of your music will be perfect for tonight!

Thank you Gordi! You are a great guy!
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posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 03:59 AM
a reply to: Jdennis10

Get tucked up... I'll bring your drink.... (I'll just pinch some of kaelci's Atholl Brose if there's any left??)!!
Now... where'd my guitar get to??? LOL


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 04:20 AM
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer

How's everything mate ?

Hope you are taking time to stay healthy, well ..
not forgetting to eat at least !

Did the Boy's enjoy their time with Dad ... on Mystery Isle. ?

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 05:57 AM

Good morning my beautiful Shedigans!!! I hope everyone has a wonderful day.
We started this morning with rain and it is supposed to switch to snow around 10 AM. Going to sneak out of work today to take mom out to lunch for her birthday today.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 06:10 AM
a reply to: Martin75

Good morning, I am trying to sleep but my energy level it too high from working 15 hours.

You are so kind to take your mom out for her birthday and sneek out of work. A good daughter you are! Have a great day Martin and don't work too hard. I will try to crash out before going back to work tonight!

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 06:18 AM
a reply to: Martin75

Martin here is some breakfast for everyone who is awake.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 06:19 AM
a reply to: Jdennis10
You are working like crazy! I hope you are saving some money for something special! Rest well my friend!

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 06:26 AM
a reply to: Martin75

Thank you Martin, I am working like crazy because I have to get something back into my life that was taken from me. Life is too short to do nothing about something we can have back in life.

Crying over something I am done with. Now I have to make it happen and I am close.

Have a great day.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 08:14 AM

originally posted by: Timely
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer

How's everything mate ?
Hope you are taking time to stay healthy, well ..
not forgetting to eat at least !

Did the Boy's enjoy their time with Dad ... on Mystery Isle. ?

Hi D,
Eating has never been a problem!

The boys had a great time on the Island, they got to stay up late!! Wooohoo.
We had a great walk along the beach in the sunshine on New Years Day too. (I've got photos here somewhere...)
It was just a bit of a worry for us grown ups because there are no ferries on New Years Day and my mum had been rushed back in to hospital near our home on the mainland... (She's still in there and seems to be stable & comfortable, but it's looking more and more like her condition might be un-treatable.)

My sister went in to another hospital today for a cancer operation too, so we're all a bit.... "tense" at the moment.

I forgot to mention earlier that my business partner has left our business to go and work full-time elsewhere.
He needs the money and I wish him all the best, but the timing is absolutely horrendous.
So, I don't know if I will be able to try and run the business on my own or whether I might have to give it up and start something else or even get a proper job!
It's been hard to think about that with everything else that's going on.
I was talking to cody about it and he said that it was like walking through treacle.
That sounds about right to me, but you've just got to keep going and hope that things get better...

Anyway, I trust that things are fine on your side of the sphere?
I'm off to see if I can find those photos of the boys...


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 08:20 AM
a reply to: Martin75

HUGS to Jessie's mum for her Birthday!



posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 08:28 AM

originally posted by: Gordi The Drummer

....I'm off to see if I can find those photos of the boys....


New Years Day on the Beach

Searching For The Goldfish on New Years Day

Sunrise on the 2nd January


posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 11:17 AM
Going out with my Sister in a little while.

Gordi, praying for your Mum and Sister. Those pics were gorgeous! Love those boys!

Cody wherever you are, praying for your family as well.

JD, I'm so sorry you have to work so many hours. That would kill me!

Jess, Happy Birthday to your Mom!

Hello again Timely!

To our missing Sheddites, we love and miss you!

To our lurkers, hello to you all, please join in and don't be shy.

posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 12:23 PM
a reply to: Gordi The Drummer


That video brings back memories of when i was going to Berklee to learn music. I have lots of memories of that place. Good and bad.

The first few seconds of the video where everyones playing all at the same time like a cacophony reminded me of the bass labs when i was going to Berklee. Just a jumble of noise. Except for the advanced slap labs. That was just pure baddassness. People from other departments there would cluster around the outside of the closed door to the advanced slap lab and just nod their head. Some awesoneness eminated from under those doors. We were all pretty killer if we made it into the advanced slap lab and our professor anthony vitti (major bad ass)was our roll model. Nobody clowned the guys who had made it into the advanced slap lab. We had earned our respect and the reputation carried around campus .

But there was a long long road to get there.

I remember my first lab i was placed in. The teacher was this militant guy who hated the fact he was stuck teaching us morons on the bass.

His introductory quote ill never forget. I still remember them forbatim to this day.

" youre in this class because you suck at the bass. Your fingers suck. Your site reading sucks. Your bass sucks. Even your amp chord sucks!"

But then there were other professors who were compassionant about us pathetically inept musicians.

My favorite was a part time guy who was one of the prucussionists for i think the Gypsy Kings at the time. He would drive up to boston from manhatten a few times a week just to teach our class.

One of the first things berklee did was find out what you were bad at and stick you in an emsemble that focused in that music.

For me i had no experience playing latin music. So i was sent into a latin ensemble. Nobody in that ensemble knew a thing about latin music and we were all shy. But this saint of a teacher would do the kindest thing.

If your ensemble sounds god aweful naturally people are going to look in the classroom windows and gawk. It was embarrassing.

The professor would make sure we basically knew the changes and the he would turn off all the lights so nobody could see each other and nobody looking in could see us. Suddenly now not self conscious we transformed and we had awesome music emenating from under those doors. He was a compassionant man and an amazing teacher. Each one of us left that class loving latin music. Ok maybe not the oboe player.

Growing up I remember having to explain to guitar players that bass was a legit instrument. To my neighbors. To my friends. Family. To befuddled strangers. "Why do you want to play the bass thats not a real instrument."

But heres the real reason i wanted to start playing bass when i was 12 or so....

My friend at the time was a guitar player. He sucked but all the girls fawned all over him. No girls noticed me. So i hatched a plan. I know! Ill learn to play the bass. Me and him can start a band and girls would like me too!

Well it didnt work out that way. I was a novelty and a curiosity at best. No girls liked me.

So i collapsed inward and focused on getting really really good at the bass. But still no girls liked me.

Then i went off to high school. Played the bass a lot. But nobody paid attention because some other guy with twice the personality already beat me to it. He was "the" bass player there. All the girls were lined up to date him. He was dreamy or something. I could run circles around him and did at the talent shows but still was the looser. So i still got no interest from women.

I became shy, awkward and even more reclusive. Deeply depressed.

People would get invited to the partys on saturdays. I was not. So i stayed home and got really really really good at bass. "Ill show them!" i thought living vicariously through the instrument. My only friend at the time was an inanimate object and my heros were guys id never met like marcus miller and robert trujillo (pre metallica when he was in infectious grooves) and j.s. bach. My only outlet to express my self became the bass.

Sure i was a good drawer. sure i was great at martial arts. (I was placing first at most of the tournaments -hey i needed a place to vent my angst)

so i began to hide behind my bass. I realized i could be on stage be loud and expressive but hide behind the fact it was the bass not me.

And i still had no women interested in me. I got good enough to play in bands. Played every venue on the sunset strip. Had a name for my a bass player.

Suddenly women loved me...well no.. they just loved my bass playing. Something i used as a avatar for my self. They loved the character on stage not the shy insecure lonely boy i actually really was.

I was in my early 20s when i realized i couldnt hide behind my bass anymore. It wasnt working. So i started learning how to express my self away from the bass. How to be more open, smiling and my true self. Not just some wonderboy on the bass. It took several years but i finally had emancipated myself from my own self loathing. I had learned to love my self for the very first time in my life. Now i can be me and play my bass.

I took the screen name bassplyr not because i am a decent bass player. But to remind me of that little boy and all he had done to learn to love himself. So thats how i got my screen name in case anybody ever wondered. Its a reminder. And although i enjoy gardening and plumeria and other exotic flowers i chose flowers as my avatar again as a symbol of love and again as a reminder just how important that is to respect and love oneself for who they are.
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posted on Jan, 4 2017 @ 12:50 PM
a reply to: BASSPLYR

Hello Everyone!
Dave! It's great seeing You here !!! It's been a while Man....
Hey. Thank You for revealing all that about Yourself here!
You have shown Us a glimpse into Your Soul,
that We may have never known, without You doing that!
That is truly Heart Warming!

But Ya know what? We would have loved You just as much, even if You didn't just say all that.
I've been missin' You here Bro. Been wondering how the Little ones are doing lately....

So Ricky. You've got a lot of splainin' to do!

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