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Thoughts While Shaving for September 7

Labor Day 2020 has arrived … Ever think about why we celebrate? “Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, street parades and athletic events.”

Today, a PGA professional will win $15 million … The Tour Championship is being played at East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta. Dustin Johnson leads by 5 strokes at 19 under par with 18 holes to play, Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas are tied for 2nd place … at minus 14.

NASCAR drivers were racing in Darlington, S.C. last night. Kevin Harvick was the winner after Martin Truex Jr. and Chase Elliott crashed late in the race running one and two, allowing Harvick to capture the victory, his 8th win of the year, tying his career high.

I check sports pages and sites daily, thinking any day now MacKenzie Gore will get a start or a relief job in San Diego, but not yet … The Padres are loaded with talent, young and older, but in this unusual season, Gore is still ready and waiting…

Looking forward to the NFL season, with eyes on the Tennessee Titans … and Larrell Murchison…

Remember Ben McDonald? One of the early news, more colorful news reporters at WECT TV, many, many years ago? Not sure why I thought of him…

A reminder, the Annual Elizabethtown Sidewalk Sale continues today … Too good to miss.

“A hundred times every day, I remind myself that my inner and outer life depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have receiving and still receiving.” Albert Einstein

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to earn it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to.” Jim Henson

robert g hester
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