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The Jumping Flea

For those of you who have been following my blog the last few weeks, you know I have been bitten by the ukulele bug. Since “ukulele” roughly translates to “jumping flea,” that kinda makes sense. 🙂 The ukulele was developed in the late 1800s and based on the small Portuguese guitars of the time. Introduced …

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The Ukulele Craze

Found a great article from the Atlantic about the rise and fall and rise (again!) of the ukulele. Very informative to those who are curious, and it included a great little video by this guy! I can only hope to be able to play a recognizable tune like he does. 🙂  

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Tappa Tappa Tappa

So, I was hoping to have pics by now for you. But perfection cannot be rushed. Still waiting… Ukulele still in set up…

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Anticipation Mode

As Tom Petty always said, “The waiting is the hardest part!” Last week, I posted that I had splurged and was anxiously awaiting a brand new ukulele! Of course, I don’t play the ukulele… yet… And still I wait… Set up time for new instruments from the shop can take 2-3 weeks! But we wanted …

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