Since I'm doing research on learning by practice (a study of theological education from the perspective of the learners), I thought I should learn something myself. Isaiah, my (as of Saturday) 10-year-0ld, has been learning guitar for three years, so I thought about guitar, too. But I sing tenor and bass lines on hymns and have played the baritone horn since 5th grade. So playing the bass guitar seemed more natural. I've been playing since last summer and I'm starting to get a feel for where to put my hands. I might write more about it but for now, meet my Ibanez AEB. It is a sweet guitar. Here's a picture.