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10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 10:43am PT
Hey now!!
Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 10:45am PT
Post Up, Mother F*#ker! {enormous cheesy grin}

eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 26, 2013 - 10:45am PT
My dear friend, Steve, (the leukemia victim) helped us move up here from Mammoth and one of the things we unpacked together was this big ass Verne Clevenger of Cathedral Peak.

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His mind was blown. It became his dying wish to sit, high atop that puppy, with the man who built all his guitars. (He swears that their spirit has kept him alive!)

SOOOOOOO. . . it became Blanchard's and my mission in life to get him to YOSE, get him acclimated (he's from frikken Miami), teach him to climb and get his sorry ass to the top of Cathedral before cancer took his life.

On his climbing lesson days, I kept bellowing - "NO STINKBUGGIN'". . . so. . . after our heartwarming, SUCCESSFUL Cathedral trip, he wrote this tune.

Here he is playing it on one of his many Blanchard Guitars:



I will add. . . that is a fully acoustic guitar. . . it ain't bein' mixed. . . Blanchard Guitars just roll that way!

I will also add. . . this dad is (and I mean - he's still with us) ABSOLUTELY OUT OF HIS MIND! He makes me laugh REALLY, REALLY HARD!

:-)


10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 10:47am PT
Fantastic Kath
Leggs

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Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 10:57am PT
That IS fantastic, Kath...

just fantastic. Thank you for sharing, lovely lady.
10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 10:59am PT
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This one Leggs?
eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:04am PT


This one really cracks me up. . . When I was a kid, I did what my mom called "Mother Scaring Activities". . . and I got sorta pissy about it. . . and when my dad caught wind, he'd yell at me. . . and say . . . "If you're not nicer to that woman. . . I'll. . . why. . .I'll. . . . ya know, kid, you could be sending Mother's Day cards to a hot rock!"

Then. . . that got shortened to. . . "Hey, you weren't hatched on a hot rock, ya know!"

SOOOOOOOO. . . Wildey wrote this one for me!

:-)
10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:11am PT


^^^^^ I have NO idea where the name Leggies came from!

No sh*t
Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 11:22am PT
THAT'S the photo! Thank you, TenBee.
10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:25am PT
You're welcome
eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:27am PT
Yeah, TenBee. . . great photo!

TFPU!
Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 11:30am PT
When you mentioned your friend Steve, Kath, I thought of that photo, instantly. ~xo
eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:48am PT
That photo is very fitting. . . one of Steve's CDs is called "Along the Way"

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It's really nice.

When Steve was doing Blanchard Guitars' demos at shows, I'd always ask him to do "THE PRETTY STUFF!" I'm a way bigger fan of the slow and pretty. . . here's one of those. . . from his CD, "Along the Way"



I will add. . . I really like how the "B" logo on this particular guitar stands out in the videos. Here's the headstock from another one of his guitars, "Big Red". . . that "B" is my claim to fame. . . Blanchard's mom, a Brit, exclaimed, upon seeing it for the first time, "Oh Maaahk, it's a heart!" . . .in her over the top British accent.

It's all I see, now!

:-)

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10b4me

Ice climber
Happy Boulders
Mar 26, 2013 - 11:52am PT
Ladies, glad I posted it.
Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 12:00pm PT
Kath, thank you for sharing your friend Steve with us ...
*thank you*
eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 26, 2013 - 12:13pm PT
Leggies. . . thanks for letting me go on and on about YLD. . . he's a tripper. . . check this one out. . . it's on his FB page and it appears to be PUBLIC:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=153457024809840&set=vb.150543338434542&type=2&theater

That's on his newest Blanchard. . . a 7 string, with all kinds of weirdass stuff going on. . here it is with another one of his Blanchards.

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Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 03:16pm PT
Kath, you can take over this thread any time, lovely lady.
Esp with all the beauty you contribute... *thank you*

Those guitars... beautiful... just beautiful, your friend... unique and lovely.

~Enjoy Life
Marlow

Sport climber
OSLO
Mar 26, 2013 - 03:19pm PT
Northern Lights
Leggs

Sport climber
Home away from Home
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 26, 2013 - 03:46pm PT
Wow, Marlow... those Northern Lights have me day dreaming .... Thank you for sharing the beauty!

~Enjoy Life

~peace
eKat

Trad climber
Less than a second shy of 49 minutes
Mar 27, 2013 - 10:43am PT
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