Smith Middle School’s team finished 6th in their division today in Ames Iowa during the Odyssey of the Mind World Competition. (Out of 55 teams in that division). All four Chapel Hill school teams competing at World finished in the top 10 in their divisions!
Archive for May 27th, 2006
May 27 2006
Get up in the morning, slaving for bread, sir,
In the local library last month, I picked up a Specials CD. I own the first two Specials collections on LP as well as a bunch of other Two Tone bands, but since CDs have come out I listen to LPs less and less. Tucker, our 13 year old, really started getting into the Specials and Madness once he took the library’s CD and vanished into his room with it.
My wife and my kids, they are packed up and leave me.
After a storm there must be a calm.
Even here at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, I can hear “Doesn’t Make It Alright” coming down the hall as Tucker is turning his friends on the the music that Dekker took to the UK and that the UK took back to the USA.
Poor me, the Israelite.
Here’s hoping I can get my LPs digitized soon, Tucker’s generation doesn’t have the patience for the LP format. They need to carry their music and be able to play it on any device anywhere any time.
I think that if what I’ve seen and heard here after introducing Tucker to ska is that Dekker just missed a fourth ska invasion.
(“Israelites” by Desmond Dekker and Leslie Kong)