A reminder of Bladen County Stand Down 2021, today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Elizabethtown Baptist Church, Christian Activity Center, 1800 West Broad Street, Elizabethtown. Several veterans are on the agenda, that concludes with lunch-to-go, but you must have a yellow meal ticket. For more info, contact Walter Drummond at (910-874-5408), Luther Wright (910) 922-7598 or Dana Gill at (910-364-5128), or text any of the numbers.
Big change in the weather … Sunny today, with a high near 63 and gusts as high as 15 mph. Tonight, clear skies, low around 38. Friday, patchy fog between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m., otherwise, mostly sunny with a high near 70. 80% chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday and Saturday night. Sunny skies Sunday, high near 76 degrees.
Social media is a blessing and a curse … Had a call recently about something on my Facebook page … All I use it for is to wish Happy Birthdays, and follow my great-granddaughter’s progress … (now just 3 weeks old), follow the progress of the sick … and read obits…
Politics is interesting … Just about everyone pointing a finger at someone else…
Factcheck, Snopes and other such sites, very helpful … as we attempt to separate fact from fiction…
“He who is without sin, let them cast the first stone…”
“Never point a finger where you never lent a hand.” Robert Brault
“Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else.” Ivern Ball
“Don’t focus on the speck in your brother’s eye while ignoring the log in your own eye.” Jesus in Mathew 7:5
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