In terms of musical talent, I wouldn't rank myself up there with Pavarotti or The Edge or even Beyonce. I would say I'm more on the level of the first American Idol castoff of the season or your neighborhood kid forced to take piano lessons. (a 3-year graduate myself and all I have to show for it is Yankee Doodle.)
Despite these obvious setbacks, something in me has always wanted to learn to play the Banjo. Why? Well...do I really need a valid reason? I mean, my friend Crystal has joined a curling league and curls every Sunday morning so does one really need to explain their quirky extracurricular activities? I think not.
The banjo is round, country, a string instrument. I just think it would be fun. Here are two examples to help you understand:
And if funnyman Steve Martin can do it, I'm on the bandwagon.