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The Old Guy Re-Entering the String World
A personal view of the start of a journey into music and the viola.
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Fiddlerman
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February 6, 2023 - 1:41 pm
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RIP JohnG ❤️

"The richest person is not the one who has the most,
but the one who needs the least."

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@JohnG -

You won't see this, but I miss you, your blog and I will remember the words you have spoken, along with what you loved to play on your Viola, Maureen. 

- Emily

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February 6, 2023 - 2:30 pm
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I’m so glad John G started his blog and posted his videos. He made amazing progress.

Also so pleased he joined in Wexford Carol.

I’m really going to to miss him.

RIP JohnG

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February 12, 2023 - 1:31 pm
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I took a few moments to go over the videos JohnG posted on his YouTube Channel - they include his Viola, hosting the Traveler Violin and his enthusiasm for Model Trains.  

There were a few I hadn't remembered watching.

Viola and Trains - JohnGViolaMan

 

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February 22, 2023 - 10:39 pm
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I wanted to add this link for those of you who come to JohnG's blog and would like to view his forum Memoriam

Memoriam For Members - RIP John G Sackis - aka JohnG

The Bumblebee Flies!

Please ignore any typos. My typing ability on a real typewriter did not transfer to these device key pads.

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April 1, 2024 - 11:37 pm
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Happy Birthday, JohnG.

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The Bumblebee Flies!

Please ignore any typos. My typing ability on a real typewriter did not transfer to these device key pads.

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