... a much-cherished tradition of our
Tiger Bands is "DLND" [aka Dress Like Nuts Day]. The Live Long and
Grrr... Edition of the Band Scholars upheld this somewhat twisted
ritual in fine fettle [and the Football Game was pretty good also
as Georgetown walloped West Virginia Tech 65-0].
Team Sax - Faux Occupy
[without their signs]
Right: Western and West-Coaster [beloved
Hunter had some interpretation challenges with their theme]
some DLND preparations are tricky
The reigning 2010 DLND Champs - Team
Clarinet [as led by the ever-popular Miss Stuck, with great
assistance from Fledgling Haley] put in a strong bid for this
year's DLND Awards.
Above: two jim-dandy Fledglings get into
the spirit of DLND
I had to keep reminding the troops
that we did have to perform - at least some - innumerable
photo-ops were putting a bit of a kabosh on our usual Grrr...
Right: Team Flute - the Human Dominos
[and there was a delightful kinesthetic nature to their overall
presentation (as in falling over) that was a delightful touch to
have I said that some DLND
preparations are tricky - oh yes, I am repeating myself
Left: "3FCW" [aka Three Fine Christian
Women] were the judges for this year's DLND awards. Great Band
Friends, Mrs. Lobitz, Miss Peggy and Miss Shirley again helped
with this always tricky process.
we did have one very ghoulish entry in
our 2011 DLND festivities
... and the winners are ...
Elder Scholar Kyle & Fledgling Dalton
who took thematic development to new heights and actually -
dressed like nuts
Fledgling Dalton was a sight
all afternoon, trust me, you had to see it to believe it ... fine,
fine young gent [and him trying to catch the standard band-candy
Elder Scholar Torin
Human Embodiment of the well-known
[and oft-repeated] "5 Steps to Good Health" for Band Scholars
... although you have to
admit that if the archeology-history thing does not quite work out
for Jesse-Eden - canine impersonation might be an option?
Thanks & Thanks
to everyone and all ... it was a
beautiful October afternoon at Toyota Stadium and yes, the final
score was ...
Georgetown - 65 ... West Virginia Tech - 0