Hi, folks. I'm new here, and Noterman asked me to introduce myself.
I was born and raised in Canada, and fell in love with acoustic music in the '60s. I learned to play guitar at the age of 13, and although I don't recall the exact moment I first heard a mountain dulcimer, I'm sure it was from Jean Ritchie. I continued to play guitar and sing through high school and college, but pretty much gave up as I entered graduate school and started a family.
Fast forward... my family and I moved to the US in 1994. I began to play again, and joined an informal band in Rockford, IL that included