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Learning New Things Can Be Hard

Embracing the Suck to Find Success.

Diane Overcash by Vivian Pennington Hopkins

I kept coming back to Dixie’s Coffee Shop week after week for the Saturday morning Bluegrass jam, trying to learn the fiddle. Everybody could hear me screeching away in the background.

I was 62 years old when I started this adventure. It was on my bucket list.




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Diane Overcash

Diane Overcash

Fine Art painter, fiddler, actor and arranger of words. And butter snob.

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