Tune-up and a Fresh Paint Job!

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 ‘Borg and a Baritone #21

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

“Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 9-10

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

A ‘Borg and a Baritone #7: “Schedule”

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”

Tales from the TARCside: “New Fare System, New Website!”

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!”

“A ‘Borg and a Baritone”: ‘Prologue’

On Sunday November 18th, I am going to Silverton, Ohio - a few minutes north of Cincinnati - for Cincinnati Tradition's "Opening Night". Cincinnati Tradition is an all-age Drum & Bugle Corps that competes on the Drum Corps Associates (DCA) circuit; "Opening Night" is their tryout night. I haven't made up my mind on which … Continue reading “A ‘Borg and a Baritone”: ‘Prologue’