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Message from Mark Davis

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Mark Davis, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. KC

    KC Friend of Leo's

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    thanks for the update and best wishes to Mark from snowy Montana.
     
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  2. Brad Pittiful

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    that sucks...best of luck to him
     
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    Best wishes.
     
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    Thank you, Cathy, for this post. Like many others around here, I've missed Mark. One of the TDPRI old time good guys. We chatted a bunch about Teles and vision. Let him know that we are thinking of him.
     
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    So glad to know the "KING OF BAKERSFIELD" is still with us! He is loved and missed by all! Give him a hug for us!
     
  6. Toto'sDad

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    I always enjoyed Mark's post, and you could count on them being straight up. No malarkey, just the facts. He is a good guy, and was one of the strongest members ever. Best wishes for him, and I hope his music is a comfort to him and those around him.
     
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    Mark, keep right on playng as much as You can.
    Best Wishes,
    - stan
     
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    E5RSY Doctor of Teleocity

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    Mark is one of the good ones. Tell him "Howdy!" Definitely missed.
     
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  9. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Great of you both to check in here. Am both happy and inspired to hear he's still playing. Best wishes.
     
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  10. Stubee

    Stubee Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Thank you for the update, Cathy! I really enjoyed Mark on here and sure do miss him.
     
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  11. Bob M

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    Glad Mark is doing well. More importantly I’m thrilled he is still playing guitar. There is no better therapy.
     
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    It's so nice of you to let us know Cathy. Best wishes to you both.
     
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  13. CharlieO

    CharlieO Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Thanks for the update, Cathy. Those of us who have been here for a long time definitely miss Mark. I wish that we could figure out a way for him to read and contribute to the forum. Does anyone else have any ideas?
     
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    I always love to see some old threads with his posts.

    He's missed.

    Give him our best.;)
     
  15. nvilletele

    nvilletele Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks for the update. I was thinking about Mark recently, and was wondering how he was doing since he, a prolific poster, has been absent for so long. I knew he had health/vision issues for some time, and am glad to hear that he is still playing and doing well under the circumstances. My very best regards to him and you.
     
  16. Mark Davis

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    Mark's eye problems are from cataracts. He had a failed cataract surgery in 2003 which blinded him in his left eye. And now the cataracts have blinded him in right eye. He might get a surgery in right eye but can now see some light.

    He had to relearn everything on how to play the guitar again. Many hours of practice has improved his playing skills better than when he had sight.

    He started playing uke...six years ago and couldn't see so learn all the chords and can play over 300 songs now.

    He had fun in hospital entertaining nurses. He would play the uke...for everyone's birthday and gave the nurses much comic relief.
     
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  19. Mark Davis

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    He's playing a Yamaha acoustic 830 S

    He's thinking about getting an Eastman 12 string.
     
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    Sending prayers and good wishes. God Bless
     
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