A new high school is being built just down the street from us, and they just announced the mascot and the colors. The Carrboro High School Jaguars will be purple, black and white. Even though my kids won’t go there for 6 and 8 years, they were excited about the announcement.
Principal Jeff Thomas said he was pleased with the selection. “It gives some thematic unity with the Chapel Hill Tigers and East Chapel Hill Wildcats,” he said, referring to the district’s two other high schools.
T-Shirts and hoodies are available now. Download PDF to order.
Don’t worry, neither am I.
This list is from www.fimoculous.com. I’ve been meaning to post this for awhile.
Blog Tag linked from CC Chapman. Leave a comment or send a link if you play the game.
How to Play:
1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc)
2. Put it on shuffle
3. Press play
4. For every question below, type the song that’s playing
5. When you go to a new question, press the nextbutton
6. Don’t lie and try to pretend you’re cool …
Here are mine:
Exit – U2
First Day At School:
She’s Mine (Keep Your Hands to Yourself)- John Lee Hooker
Falling In Love:
Slippery People – Talking Heads
Sons & Daughters – The Decemberists
Ravens – Patti Smith
My Boyfriend’s Back -The Angels
Oh, My Pregnant Head – The Flaming Lips
Getting Back Together:
Double E – Neil Yong
American Pie – Don McLean
Cosmopolitan Homesick Blues – Right Profile
Sugar Baby – Cordelia’s Dad
The Sun in California – The Autumn Defense
You Got Lucky – Tom Petty
Groaning the Blues – Eric Clapton
Our dusting of snow that cancelled school. Note that the neighborhood road is clear.
After returning from a last minute trip to Michigan, below is my summary for the week.
6 Airplane Trips
3 States Visited: Illinois, Michigan, Ohio (airport only)
3 Cities Visited: Chicago, Grand Rapids, Cleveland (airport only)
2 Great Lakes viewed from the air: Lake Erie, Lake Michigan
1 Trade Show Attended
1 All Day Meeting Attended
1 Hotel Night
1 Rental Car
2000 Continental Frequent Flyer Miles
2.5 Southwest Rapid Rewards Credits
1/2 National Championship Game Watched
Not Enough Beer
and is more successful than ever. Read about in Slate.com
In my continuing search for things that drop on New Year’s Eve, I have found:
A possum (Brasstown, NC)
A lighted beach ball (Carolina Beach, NC)
An orange (Orange County, CA)
A new Ford Edge (Buffalo, NY)
A carp (St. Feriole Island, WI)
Bologna (Lebanon, PA)
and a long list of things from a giant red shoe carrying a drag queen (Key West, FL) to a wrench (Mechanicsburg, PA) on Wikipedia.
I am really out of the online pop culture loop because I just read about the video of George W Bush singing Sunday Bloody Sunday, and it was the first I heard of it. This is truly brilliant.
Grace trying out her Moon Shoes in the garage