It’s funny but I still allow people to get under my skin a little bit. The sheer lunacy of some situations or conversations leave me shaking my head, wondering if people actually hear the words erupting from their mouths. Look at the photo to the right–this was the situation surrounding our entire area Saturday evening. […]Read More Struggling With Selfishness This Morning
As I sit on the couch (clearly my blogging location of choice) with a cup of coffee (clearly my blogging beverage of choice) I find myself recounting virtually every last minute of yesterday’s…um….event. That is what I will call it: The Event. I call it that because frankly I don’t know what else to call […]Read More The Aftermath…and Game Day Redux
I’ve been at this “gig” at one location or another for 27 years…tomorrow will be the first game of my 20th season here at UD….and you know what? I’m like a little kid tonight! I’m all excited about another season. I’m all excited about introducing another class of Rookies to Delaware Stadium. I’m all excited […]Read More The Night Before….
“I love watching lots of people doing great things.” This statement, made by George N. Parks in the documentary Building Power And Class is one that speaks to me on a variety of levels. Levels that are surface based and levels that reach to the depths of my core that in some ways I struggle […]Read More Be Part of Something "Bigger" Than Yourself
Here I sit on my first weekend “off” since I’m honestly not sure when and my mind started to wander through the memories of my years in the Reading Buccaneers. 1983 – 1990. Not the best ones for the corps by any stretch of the imagination, but for me they are cherished times that I […]Read More DCA Weekend – Always Believe
I honestly am not completely sure where to begin although I must first make a very bold statement: The 2011 UDMB is simply outstanding in every sense imaginable. Ok, blog post complete. ….alright, I’ll write more…. I best turn back the wheel of time and start with band camp–and what a band camp it was. […]Read More Resurrection FRIDAY and Just Catching Up
It’s true….I’m starting my 17th year at as director of the UDMB and technically that means I’m starting the 2nd half of my career! That’s right…only another 16-17 to go until I can sit in a rocking chair on a porch near a lake in some small and remote town in Maine while enjoying a […]Read More The Second Half Of My Career–Underway!