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“It’s just you and the instrument…”

Posted on 03/30/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

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We’ve been talking a lot about second careers lately. Jane Pauley talked about a woman who found her second wind knitting; she’ll be on the Today Show again April 13 to talk about another unique reinvention.
But it was this man whose second career touched me the most: he left a career as an IT manager to make guitars. Just watching him work with his hands made me wish for an afternoon with wood, music and the joy of creating something so beautiful. Watch:
http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/24025409001?isVid=1&publisherID=9425444001
And just for a bonus, this is one of my favorite YouTube videos – “The Complex of All of These”… filming the process of creating a book.
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