I wrote this post about 5 years ago. A lot of people need the reminder of Herm Edwards's message. https://wp.me/p5X0Y8-6Y
Unless you have been living under a rock - and that might not be a bad thing, today - you know about the outbreak/pandemic of the "Corona Virus". There about about 4,900 confirmed cases in the U.S., 25 cases in Kentucky. There have been reactions that spread the entire spectrum, from: 1) "This is overblown … Continue reading COVID-19
Tuskgee Airmen, Part II: Combat Prowess The summer of 1943 saw the Tuskegee Airmen /the 99th Airborne providing cover for shipping in the Mediterranean. It also saw their first victory: after being ambushed by German fighters, Charles B. Hall shot down a Focke-Wulf Fw 190, although his group lost 2 members. The 99th proceeded to … Continue reading Black History Month, Facts #18
Song: "When The Revolution Comes" by The Last Poets The Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) system is nearly 120 years old, established in 1902. Albert Meyzeek (former Central High School principal) and other Black leaders in the city pushed for a library for African-Americans and their needs. In 1905, on 1125 Chestnut Street, the "Western … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #8
A new look for the blog! I liked the color scheme of the old page but figured it was time, after a couple of years, to make a change. First, the URL is still the same but the title went back to an old one from about 4 years ago: "The Nexus"! Next, I condensed … Continue reading Tune-up and a Fresh Paint Job!
A lot was accomplished this weekend, both individually and as a group. Now, the real season begins! More details after the Break! Saturday, June 8th This weekend was the last full weekend before our first public performance. With the threat of rain looming all weekend, the Staff decided that Saturday would be a full day of music … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #21
Celebrate yourself today, you deserve it. I have always had a hard time congratulating myself. I actually have to remind myself to do so. I so often do not see all that I have done in my own life. I am sure you feel that too, but do you know why? Because we are forward … Continue reading Celebrate Yourself Today — Be Inspired..!!
A fun fact that I found out last night: the voices of 'Lust' and 'Roy Mustang' are provided by voice actors (and "Critical Role" cast members) Laura Bailey and Travis Willingham. Awesome! A quick recap/review: Edward ("Ed") and Alphonse ("Al") Elric are Alchemists: people that use a mix of Science and Magic to Transmute objects … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 9-10
I am waiting to hear if this Sunday's camp will be cancelled- there is a Winter Storm that is headed for the Ohio Valley, bringing nearly every type of precipitation, plus a 'Flash Freeze'. In the meantime, here is Cincinnati Tradition's performance schedule for the 2019 season, subject to change: DCI - Drum Corps International; … Continue reading A ‘Borg and a Baritone #7: “Schedule”
Starting on January 7th, TARC is finally implementing its new smart card-based fare system, called "MyTARC Smart Card". MyTARC is a card where you can load a certain amount of cash onto the card and pay for your bus fare via a swipe or tap on the new fare boxes. Bus fare is not increasing; … Continue reading Tales from the TARCside: “New Fare System, New Website!”