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Ghostwalker2061:iconghostwalker2061:
Really, I need a reason to feel jaded about something?
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Wed Mar 26, 2014, 5:43 AM
Burkion:iconburkion:
...did my post on the Charred image to that one guy not go through?
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Ghostwalker2061:iconghostwalker2061:
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People just don't learn do they?
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Thank you for the fine art & writing ( Just finished reading almost all of your stories, just the last one left for me !), it's nice to see someone trying to keep Neltharion's legacy going on after Blizzard just shrugged him off. Here's to more Nel!
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still ileai xiekiv seem ukrisir usv ekess qe ocuirtor, batobot tir ti meansno ir re ti whais. si charis wux re kepatmasto, wux re creolna rocen vur ti repaiup. si jatil tepohair vi bensvelk ricin.
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They never do.
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My Stepfather and Music

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 23, 2014, 10:47 AM


Just for those who are just tuning in.  My stepfather Jeff had passed away on October 18th.  He's my first stepfather, but I considered him a father still because of all that he taught me.  

At least one of the things I can share with all of you of my stepfather Jeff is the music he played with a band called Boys Night Out.  It's been going on for over 30 years, they started getting together in the mid 80s.

BNO is a cover band of Carolina Beach Music and Rhythm and Blues.  And they are a hobby band, meaning this isn't a full time thing, they have actual jobs.  Any money they get from a gig tends to go towards equipment maintenance and charities.  So, technically, they're not professional.  But they aren't amateurs either.  

Jeff is one of the band's managers.  And founder of the group.  The other is Jake, the bass player.  Jeff played guitar.  

He got me into music.  It's one of the reasons why I can play violin, and many other instruments.

The link I would like to share is a song that BNO plays quite frequently, Gershwin's Summertime.  

Now, it's a more of a combination of jazz and blues rendition, rather than the soft, and orchestral of the original.  So, it may not be a good rendition for some of you.  

It's not my favorite either, I prefer the orchestral version.  Which I can play myself.

But...this isn't about how good this music is, it's more like remembering...

You can see a solo close up of my stepfather during this video.  He did what he loved, playing music.  And that is what I wish to share.

So, please be respectful.



And two funny anecdotes.  There were times where I thought Jeff's belly, because it's so huge, would eventually consume his guitar unless he bought a bigger one.  He's the 6 foot 3 inch giant in the background.  You can't miss him.

Also, when I was a kid, I used to fall asleep because I was so bored by this song.  I wanted them to hurry up and get to Soul Man by Isaac Hayes.¥.  Which they did often after playing this song.

They also have cut two CDs on iTunes.

So, here's a piece of my memories.

.ברוך אתה ה', אלהינו מלך העולם, דיין האמת

An Autumn Dawn by Ghostwalker2061


Journal Layout by lockjavv
  • Listening to: Thriller (cover) by LoveCrave
  • Reading: Mass Effect 3 Times as Different
  • Watching: The Time Machine I found at a Yard Sale
  • Playing: Plants vs. Zombies
  • Eating: Rice
  • Drinking: Vanilla Coke

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C.W. Graham
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My Stepfather and Music

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 23, 2014, 10:47 AM


Just for those who are just tuning in.  My stepfather Jeff had passed away on October 18th.  He's my first stepfather, but I considered him a father still because of all that he taught me.  

At least one of the things I can share with all of you of my stepfather Jeff is the music he played with a band called Boys Night Out.  It's been going on for over 30 years, they started getting together in the mid 80s.

BNO is a cover band of Carolina Beach Music and Rhythm and Blues.  And they are a hobby band, meaning this isn't a full time thing, they have actual jobs.  Any money they get from a gig tends to go towards equipment maintenance and charities.  So, technically, they're not professional.  But they aren't amateurs either.  

Jeff is one of the band's managers.  And founder of the group.  The other is Jake, the bass player.  Jeff played guitar.  

He got me into music.  It's one of the reasons why I can play violin, and many other instruments.

The link I would like to share is a song that BNO plays quite frequently, Gershwin's Summertime.  

Now, it's a more of a combination of jazz and blues rendition, rather than the soft, and orchestral of the original.  So, it may not be a good rendition for some of you.  

It's not my favorite either, I prefer the orchestral version.  Which I can play myself.

But...this isn't about how good this music is, it's more like remembering...

You can see a solo close up of my stepfather during this video.  He did what he loved, playing music.  And that is what I wish to share.

So, please be respectful.



And two funny anecdotes.  There were times where I thought Jeff's belly, because it's so huge, would eventually consume his guitar unless he bought a bigger one.  He's the 6 foot 3 inch giant in the background.  You can't miss him.

Also, when I was a kid, I used to fall asleep because I was so bored by this song.  I wanted them to hurry up and get to Soul Man by Isaac Hayes.¥.  Which they did often after playing this song.

They also have cut two CDs on iTunes.

So, here's a piece of my memories.

.ברוך אתה ה', אלהינו מלך העולם, דיין האמת

An Autumn Dawn by Ghostwalker2061


Journal Layout by lockjavv
  • Listening to: Thriller (cover) by LoveCrave
  • Reading: Mass Effect 3 Times as Different
  • Watching: The Time Machine I found at a Yard Sale
  • Playing: Plants vs. Zombies
  • Eating: Rice
  • Drinking: Vanilla Coke
I know I have about a week to finish the Halloween image, but since my stepfather's death...I haven't felt much like drawing it.  Sorry, guys.
An Autumn Dawn by Ghostwalker2061
An Autumn Dawn
Well, I decided against painting Tanya in this image since I'm doing an image of her that's a bit different, and a bit better, I think.  But I didn't want to throw this painting away.  So, I just decided to keep it as a landscape painting. 

Done in a mixture of Vue 9 and Adobe Photoshop.

Hope you like it Darasmera

Edit: I brightened it up a bit.


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Sorry, haven't felt like much of art right now.

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