Born and raised in Idaho. Did some time in the Marines and the Army. Picked up a guitar in 72 and it saved my life. I bought a new Mossman Tennessee Flat Top in 75 and still play it to this day. Just bought a 1975 Mossman Flint Hills and am thrilled with it. Pooped around with the mandolin over the years but bought a 1919 The Gibson "A" model a couple of years ago and loved it. Since I picked up a Weber and play it regularly. I can't say I'm very good but if Lyle Lovett can make money at it I can have fun with it.