I live in Austin, Texas. Let's see, my parents discovered that I had a talent for playing guitar when I was in my teens. So, they had me take guitar lessons and bought my first guitar. A classical guitar to be exact. I learned the basics with my guitar lessons and gradually stopped taking lessons, and I practiced on my on. Then, for some reason or another, be it life, growing up, I lost interest with the guitar and it stored it away in my closet. I also got frustrated in that I was not learning anything teaching myself over the years. Now, that I am older, my desire and interest in learning how to be a better guitar player has taken over. I found Neil's website one night while I was surfing for guitar lessons. I signed up and have no regrets. I have learned more than I thought I would. I guess I could be considered as a intermediate player, but than I regess to a beginner, depending on the day!