2017 San Francisco Renegades Chinese New Year Parade

In 2008, I got to be a Renegade. No, not that kind of Renegade. THIS kind: That’s me in the honor guard of the San Francisco Renegades all-age drum and bugle corps. During the 2008 DCA World Championships, the Renegades put out a call to anybody interested in participating in their honor guard. Notice how smart they were not […]

An Unexpectedly Enjoyable Memorial Day

Yesterday, I woke up with a simple plan: Enjoy the holiday weekend. At the time, “enjoy” would have been defined by cutting the grass, doing the laundry, helping Rachel further summer proof the home, and slacking. Heck, it’s a holiday weekend, after all, and a chance to reflect on those who have protected our country […]

Memorial Day Plans

For those of you in the Dunkirk/Fredonia, New York, area, I will be performing with the Erie Thunderbirds tomorrow in Dunkirk’s Memorial Day parade. The parade starts at 11:30 AM on Lake Shore Drive West at Memorial Park. Full details for the parade can be found at http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/540697.html. More information about the Erie Thunderbirds can […]