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Learning the mandolin — good for my brain, if not your ears

Learning to play the mandolin at age 57, with no musical background whatsoever, is best described this way: The spirit is willing, but the flesh is stiff. But that’s OK, because my musical adventure keeps the brain “muscles” loose and … Continue reading

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