Top 20 Guitar Solos – #18: Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix

This video pisses me off with it’s pot-induced leanings, but it’s the best live version I could find. This is from Hendrix’s 1968 Royal Albert Hall concert. Here’s a link to a nice Wikipedia article on Jimi. Since that video is so poor, I can’t help but to also post Stevie Ray Vaughan doing an…

Blogging for the new year

Wow – no posts since March 2006. I’m a blogger! Still, for what it’s worth, want to share this bit of fun with y’all.Guitar World has complied a list of the “100 Greatest Guitar Solos”. Additionally, Boing Boing provided a link to some of the videos. I think an easy, blogger’s project would be to…

Buddhism’s Eightfold Path

I spoke yesterday of the four noble truths of Buddhism. To sum up: 1. The only consistent thing in life is suffering.2. We suffer because of our desire.3. The only way to eliminate suffering is to eliminate desire.4. The only way to eliminate desire is to follow the way, aka as the eightfold path. Here…

Chinese New Year

Sunday is the start of the Chinese New Year. It’ll be the “Year of the Dog.” Every year is year of the Dog in my house; spoiled animals that they are. At any rate here’s a cool page that New York’s Chinatown did outlining traditional munchies. If anyone wants to come to the parades with…