Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Stairway To Heaven

I asked Cam to play something on his guitar so I could put on this blog. He played Stairway to Heaven. I thought he did really good, but he said he messed up. I put it on anyway.


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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Cam's New Guitar

Cameron has been looking for a new guitar and he found a 1996 Gibson SG for a good price. He really likes playing this guitar.

Cam's band had the opportunity to open for another band at a birthday party Friday night. Tyler, the bass player, has a brother in a band that was hired to play at a friends 16th birthday party and they asked if "Hit N Run" wanted to open for them and play 3 songs. Cam said it went pretty well.

Here is a picture of the "Hit N Run" practicing.


Sunday, June 29, 2008

Katrina Playing her Flute

I wanted to record Katrina playing some of her favorite songs on flute. Now that I have this new camera, I have done just that.

First Katrina played "The Hymm of the Sea" by James Horner, Titanic.


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Next Katrina is playing one 0f my favorites "Concerning Hobbits" by Howard Shore.


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This piece is "Suite in A Minor"




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Friday, May 30, 2008

Cameron's Band "Hit & Run"

Performing for the very first time "Hit n' Run"

Cam put together a band and they performed at the middle school last night.

They played "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana. They did an awesome job for their first gig. Cam is lead guitar, Tyler played bass guitar, Jake is the vocalist and Matt on drums.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Pictures of Don Schockling & Gang from Baker Trick

I am posting pictures of my Dad (Don Schockling) from 1953 when he was in Bremerhaven, Germany.


Harry Portz, Don Schockling, and Strop showing off their crew cuts.




Harry Portz, Don Schockling, and Strop at Kilmer, New Jersey.





Harry Portz and Spike on our trip back from Marken Island, Holland. August 1953.







"The Rough House Gang" Don Schockling, Ransome, Portz, Strop and Casper. May 1953 on the USS Patch.



Harry Portz & Don Schockling at a Baker Trick Football game Sept. 1953.





Harry Portz & Donald Schockling in front of the Queens Palace in Amsterdam. We are standing in the courtyard. Spike took the picture. August 1953.








Gerald Shields, Harry Portz and Bucky Ransom on Hafen Straffen.









Gerald Shield and Don Schockling. This was one of the brighter days in Bremerhaven.








Spike and Harry Portz in the courtyard of the Palace at Amsterdam








left to right: Chuck, Rodger, Dick, Don, Terry, Finley, Frazier Christmas 1953