As predictable as winter giving way to spring, the ODO heralds the beginning of a new model season for Region2 of IPMS USA. If our effort is ultimately deemed a success, it is not because of IPMS Richmond but because of every participating club, modeler, vendor, and manufacturer wanting to be part of the mystique called the ODO. Your mission is our mission, for the “art of scale modeling” is to be shared, not hoarded. We invite one and all, near and far, to be part of this ritual where ideas are freely exchanged and friendships are true to scale and built to last a lifetime. See you all next week.