2nd day of summer, 2022 … 12 days ’til July 4th.
Reminder of White Lake fireworks, ’bout dark thirty at the Lake … near 9 p.m., on Monday the 4th.
Yesterday, June 21, was the longest day of the year, with the sun rising in Minneapolis at 5:26 a.m and setting at 9:03 p.m. … slightly different in New York City … daylight hours 15 hours and 6 minutes today…
NFL teams beginning practice … Bladen County’s Larrell Murchison is listed as back-up defensive lineman for the Tennessee Titans … same as last year. He is in his 3rd year as a NFL professional.
Congressional hearings continue related to January 6 attack on Washington, D.C. Yesterday, the committee heard from election officials from Arizona and Georgia.
East Bladen High School supporters are holding a reverse raffle Saturday, June 25th. As in the past, tickets are $100 each, good for two meals … then raffle, proceeds go to support high school athletics … at the school. Starting time is earlier than in the past. Call the school or a supporter for details…
Remember 50, maybe 60 years ago when tobacco was #1 cash crop for farmers … Clarkton markets were a part of the Border Belt … several warehouses…
64 degrees at 5:15 a.m. Weather for the area … Sunny today, and hot-hot, High near 99 degrees. Tonight, a 20% chance of showers after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy with a low around 71. Thursday, a 40% chance of rain. Showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. with a high near 93. A 30% chance or rain Thursday. Next best chance for rain is Monday, a 40%.
Great lake weather.
Thanks for reading ‘Thoughts’ and for positive comments…
“Temper is what gets most of us into trouble. Pride is what keeps us there.”
“Who gossips to you will gossip of you.” Turkish Proverbs
Remember Herb Shriner? One of his one-liners … “We held a beauty contest in our town once but nobody won.”
robert g hester