A ‘Borg and a Baritone #24: “What a Day-Weekend!

Saturday was Show Day #3: DCA Columbus! More on that in a moment. The 4 weeks between DCI Hamilton and DCA Columbus were spent hammering Movements 3 ("Sanctuary", the Ballad) and Movements 4 ("Wind River", the Closer), musically and physically (going set-to-set). For me, this helped with some troublesome set changes that I could not … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #24: “What a Day-Weekend!

A ‘Borg and a Baritone #17: “The Proving Grounds!”

Greyhound didn't screw up a rehearsal trip(!!), I got my first taste of The Proving Grounds, and the opener is on the field! More after a word from these not-sponsors; I have to calm the feet down. 😉 6 years. 6 long years. That's the amount of time it's been since I stepped onto a … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #17: “The Proving Grounds!”

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 2-3

LINK to Ep.1 Ep. 2: "Body of the Sanctioned" This episode picks up almost exactly where the first episode left off: the aftermath of the battle between Edward and Cornello, and the revelation that Ed was the "Fullmetal Alchemist". Cornello realizes that Ed's title was literal: he was 'full metal'. He also chastises the boys for … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 2-3

A Look Back to 2018… A Look Ahead to 2019

I made a few resolutions/wishes for 2018. This is how I did with them: 1. Get down to 230 pounds, by April 1st; get to 215 pounds, by Halloween. Regardless of the final numbers, this felt like a success. Going strictly by weight and time, it was a partial success: I got under 230 lbs. … Continue reading A Look Back to 2018… A Look Ahead to 2019