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Thoughts While Shaving for December 10

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. … Christmas trees, shoppers busy, merchants smiling and youngsters excited as they talk to Santa. It really is a most wonderful time of the year.

Christmas Cantatas scheduled … a couple that I am aware of, both scheduled for Sunday evening … Wesley’s Chapel UMC, Peanut Plant Road, Elizabethtown and Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church on West Broad Street, Elizabethtown. … There are others, check for date and time.

As we think of Christmas, can’t help but think of the less fortunate … many individuals and churches ‘step up’ this time of year. … One that has been ongoing for years in this area is Elf Angels. … Debbie Heustess is the person in charge. Elf Angels purchases new gifts for boys and girls county-wide. If you are looking for an organization that will spend your money wisely and work with folks in need … contact Debbie. … Her address is PO Box 746, Clarkton, NC 28433.

Not much activity at the local Board of Elections. … We moan and groan and question government, but remember, if you aren’t willing to make yourself available … don’t want to hear your complaints. … Filing deadline is noontime Friday, December 20. Local Board of Elections is located behind the Elizabethtown Post Office.

Show me where you have been and I will likely have some idea of where you are going.

Chamber meeting at noontime today.

“Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.” Bill Clinton

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Abraham Lincoln

“Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.” Lyndon Johnson

“I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent’s youth and inexperience.” Ronald Reagan, during a 1984 presidential debate with Walter Mondale.

robert g hester
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