LisavB

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Location: Sammamish
Country: United States

My Latest Followers:

sweetbriar Jessica Comeau Bing Futch Robin Thompson Strumelia

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audio tracks: 3

"Retired" from 25 years in IT to attend law school, now a legal aid attorney who writes novels, paints, does photography--and plays the dulcimer!

My first dulcimer is a cardboard one from Backyard Music.  It hooked me.  The picture is of the Cedar Creek Walnut Classic that I built!

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LisavB
@lisavb • 4 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How is the COVID-19 coronavirus affecting you?":
"BF got Pfizer #1 on Tuesday, and I got Pfizer #1 yesterday afternoon.  All he got was some local soreness at the vax site for a couple of days.  My arm is..."
LisavB
@lisavb • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How is the COVID-19 coronavirus affecting you?":
"Who knew a year ago we'd all be swapping vaccine stories and brands by now?  I've heard of people with no reactions (other than local soreness you'd get from..."
LisavB
@lisavb • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How is the COVID-19 coronavirus affecting you?":
"Excited to report we each have our 1st Pfizer shots scheduled for next week!"
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How is the COVID-19 coronavirus affecting you?":
"May the wind be at your back...oops, that might be impossible both ways.  Good luck!  We're getting excited, we will be eligible for our age group here in WA..."
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"LOL!  Working from home has been a two-edged sword.  I no longer have my commute (yay!), but if BF has a work call or is otherwise tied up with work and..."
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"Oh, no, can't play before bedtime.  We have birds, and they are in bed by 8pm, so playing after 8 is not an option.  :)"
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"She is such a joy to hold--I knew you all would understand!!!  Yeah, yesterday was one of those days I couldn't get to her--likely same today, unfortunately...."
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "McSpadden v. Folkcraft?":
"I've been meaning to post/say this.  I am in love with my McSpadden (arrived in November).  Completely, totally, hopelessly.  I love the way she looks (that..."

Latest Group Discussions

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Best starting point for arranging music?


I would like to arrange some popular/modern songs for the dulcimer, but...
@LisavB 2 years ago - Comments: 3
LisavB

Another string-related question


So, I normally play in DAD, but I'm studying Jessica Comeau's book, and...
@LisavB 2 years ago - Comments: 3
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Capo off when not playing?


I'm working on learning a song right now that requires the capo on 1, so...
@LisavB 2 years ago - Comments: 6
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Played "junior luthier" today


Built a Cedar Creek solid walnut hourglass dulcimer earlier this year....
@LisavB 2 years ago - Comments: 2
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Luthier's Handbook--tap tuning for dulcimers?


Hi all, I "built" a cardboard dulcimer late last year from a kit, then...
@LisavB 2 years ago - Comments: 10

Latest Audio

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Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne


@LisavB
5 months ago - Comments: 5
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

Let All Mortal Flesh Keep...


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5 months ago - Comments: 4
Sample Clip of Lovely Tones from Cherry McSpadden

Sample Clip of Lovely Tones...


@LisavB
6 months ago - Comments: 4

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Latest Forum Discussions

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McSpadden v. Folkcraft?

Posted: Thursday March 25 2021, 9:49 PM
By: @Robin Thompson

You know your dulcimer has a hold on you...

Posted: Saturday December 26 2020, 12:22 AM
By: @banjelele

1-2-4 Chord Surprise!

Posted: Saturday January 18 2020, 10:34 AM
By: @LisavB

Comments

Richard Streib
05/21/19 06:40:06PM @richard-streib:

Welcome LisavB to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn all about the mountain dulcimer and to meet many new friends. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.