A ‘Borg and a Baritone #4: Knights, Brass, and Tradition – Oh, My!

Saturday, December 8th, 10:37 PM I've been pretty fortunate, when it comes to participating in Drum & Bugle Corps, although my path hasn't exactly been a 'traditional' one.    First Tryout: 2000 Phantom Regiment I made my first solo trip out of the Louisville area in the late Fall of 1999, to travel to Rockford, … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #4: Knights, Brass, and Tradition – Oh, My!

A ‘Borg and a Baritone #3: “2nd Camp”

Monday, 12/3 8:50 AM This was the 2nd camp for the Cincinnati Tradition Drum and Bugle Corps, an all-age marching group. It was an even better camp for me, despite the efforts of Cincinnati's Metro buses and my bank account! 😉 Saturday, 12/1 The early CT camps are on Sundays, roughly 9 AM - 6 … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #3: “2nd Camp”

A ‘Borg and a Baritone #2: “The Journey Begins!”

I am a member of the Cincinnati Tradition Drum and Bugle Corps!! After a stop at a Circle K to buy lunch, I Ubered to the rehearsal site, a few miles from my hotel. I checked in, paid Camp Fees, signed paperwork... and ran into a familiar face in Assistant Corps Director, Andrea Meyer. She … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #2: “The Journey Begins!”

A ‘Borg and a Baritone #1: “In Cincinnati!”

Since I'm starting this draft at 11:04 PM, I guess I can also consider it a 'Night Walk'. 😉 It is the night before tryouts/"Opening Day". I spent Friday and Saturday scrambing to find or buy the items needed for rehearsals, explained in the Brass packet: I found my old binder and sheet protectors from … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #1: “In Cincinnati!”

Inside the Terrordome: “Spooky Season!”

Checkup Results School - Midterms, tuition   'Tis the season to be frightened, Fra la la la la, La la la... HISS!! If there's one "Halloween" song that is guaranteed to make my playlist, it is this one: "Werewolves of London" - LINK - I'm starting to FINALLY feel in the Halloween mood! I think … Continue reading Inside the Terrordome: “Spooky Season!”

Catching Up With Podicus Wrecks: “Comics and Games”

First, you can catch me at a new location: Twitter! I'm @AnthonyBTicks Here are 3 recent episodes of "Podicus Wrecks": Episode #90: we give our thoughts on E3, including which games we are most looking forward to, and which panels were the best. Episode #93: myself, along with the 3 senior members of "Comicdom Wrecks", discuss what comic … Continue reading Catching Up With Podicus Wrecks: “Comics and Games”