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  • do it anyways…

    do it anyways…

    A while back the always lovely, and ever vulgar Ashley Ambirge from The Middle Finger Project wrote this:  “Being prepared and being ready are two...

  • grace under pressure…

    grace under pressure…

    The phrase “grace under pressure” first gained notoriety when Ernest Hemingway used it in a profile piece written by Dorothy Parker. Parker asked Hemingway: “Exactly...

  • never give up…

    never give up…

    While reading a book about Treasure Hunter John Chatterton — Wake and District Pipe Sergeant John Schodtler came across a compilation of truth’s Chatterton acknowledged while reflecting about...

  • marching on…

    marching on…

    For those gigs we felt like we made a mistake – those days when at the end our feet ached.  As we hear the music fade, we...

  • all the souls we encounter…

    all the souls we encounter…

    Our travels took us across the Carolina’s this past weekend.  On Saturday morning we were privileged to be back in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...

  • to boldly go…

    to boldly go…

    Our inner nerd is shining — we’ve been asked to play at the Wizard World Comic Con in Raleigh on Saturday, 14 March 2015 at 4:45 pm....

  • rally the realm – spread the word…

    rally the realm – spread the word…

    On Saturday, 14 March 2015 — Wake and District will be heading back to North Myrtle Beach, SC to lead their 27th Annual St. Patrick’s...

  • winning and plain winning…

    winning and plain winning…

    Stealing some mantra from Michael Grey — In life there’s winning prizes and then there’s just plain “winning”. In “plain winning” I mean, winning as in feeling really...

  • practicing and playing mindsets…

    practicing and playing mindsets…

    Practice activities are worthless without useful feedback about the results.  Here is a wonderful excerpt from Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from...

  • shenanigans are coming…

    shenanigans are coming…

    Brace yourself, shenanigans are coming and our band members are gearing up for the crucible of all things St. Patrick.   Our journey begins on...