Some favorite and useful websites
DC Bluegrass Union
For anything bluegrass-related in the greater
DC area (w/a particularly good events calendar).

Mandolin Cafe
The website of the mandolin community.

Flatpicking Guitar Magazine
home of the best magazine on the subject as well
as the best mail-order source for flatpick-related items. Plus: their new interactive web page:

Blue Chip Picks
great-sounding, wildly durable plectra
A beautifully-done quarterly

BBC's 'Virtual Session' of Irish Tunes
wonderful resource

Turtle Hill Banjo Co.
Maryland's cool place for all things banjo.

Instructional Music Weeks and Weekends:

CA Coast Music Camp

The Swannanoa Gathering

Puget Sound Guitar Workshop

Augusta Heritage Workshops

Fur Peace Ranch

Eliminating Junk Mail, Calls & Email
Great to do for the psyche and the planet.
To stop unwanted mail & calls simply send
a written request with your name, address &
phone number(s) to these two addresses:

Mail Preference Service
P.O. Box 643
Carmel, NY 10512

Telephone Preference Service
P.O. Box 1559
Carmel, NY 10512

There is also - where you can
list up to three phone numbers.

Table Tennis
A great sport that will keep you sharp & healthy.
(Just Google 'table tennis' wherever you reside to
find out where to play.)