Monthly Archives: January 2013

My First year in Drum Corps

A friend of a friend, actually he was a guy I went to school with all through elementary and junior high school with and knew quite well, wanted me to join a drum corps. What? I really had no idea … Continue reading

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Rookie

I was thinking back to my rookie year on a drum corps staff (2002-2003). I remember my first visual staff meeting and my first camp and nothing in between. First meeting was at a guy’s house in a very rich … Continue reading

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Figure It Out part 2 Life does not come with instructions

After the visual block walked with some of the students and had some minor chat. When I got back to my car I filled a water bottle from my water jug and drained the bottle. I was mentally exhausted and … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Success in Life AKA figure it out

Well yesterday got off to a good start. Threw down yard lines, gaks, and what I thought was a clever drill exercise. DM girl came to the field early to see if she could help. I really appreciated that. Oh, … Continue reading

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Awesome Sauce!

I had an interesting morning at a fundraiser this morning. It was for the band I have been working with the last two years during the fall season. It was originally scheduled for December but because of some other overlapping … Continue reading

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How to be Awesome at Life

So it is that time of year again where I endeavor along with a handful of other adults to take awkward adolescents and turn them into amazing god-like beings. It’s a fun gig. The first thing I want to do … Continue reading

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Instructional Assistants

I have to say, throughout my career I have been blessed with awesome instructional assistants. They really run the class when I am away so frequently. One year I was on so many different committees that I literally was out … Continue reading

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