Author Archives: Pgibson

About Pgibson

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama where I work as a Software Engineer and part-time banjo instructor. My wife Miiko and I worship at Rivertree Downtown. I've been playing various instruments since my teen years. I started mandolin and dulcimer at about age 17 and banjo at 20. I love just about all kinds of music. In terms of banjo styles, I play and teach Scruggs, melodic, clawhammer, and 2-finger styles. I'm also very keen on theology, being a Trail Care Partner with the Land Trust of North Alabama, photography, urban planning, architecture, astronomy, ATM (amateur telescope making), birding, martial arts, and about 30 other distracting hobbies to a (mercifully) lesser extent.

Ernst Stuhlinger: An Appreciation, Part 1

In the year 2022, residents and visitors to the City of Huntsville are used to seeing evidence of space-related activities all over the place. City buses are called Orbit Buses. Our newest music venue is named Orion Amphitheatre, and it … Continue reading

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Baseball Tree

Whoa! Stitches and everything. Look closely at this evergreen fruit in McGucken Park, Huntsville, AL. You know, there is a Little League team that plays at McGucken Park. Maybe they have one of these trees near every baseball or softball … Continue reading

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Taking a break

2022 starts tomorrow! Another year of teleworking, which I and most of my co-workers thought would last maybe 2 or 3 weeks back in March of 2020. Now instead of talking weeks, we all talk of years. Such is the … Continue reading

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Sunset on Guntersville Lake

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Penguins

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Jellyfish – 2

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Jellyfish – 1

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Old Places – 3

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Snug Harbor on Guntersville Lake

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Merry Christmas!

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