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”

40 ’til 40: “Honored by Friends” #15 – #17

3 more moments (a day or 2 late); this time, they are good times with old Work, High School, and College friends. Thank you, all involved! #15: Afternoons with the Beldens and Wingfelds In 2008 - I don't exactly remember when - I got the chance to meet up with Lorne, after a few delays … Continue reading 40 ’til 40: “Honored by Friends” #15 – #17