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Thoughts While Shaving for December 2

This promises to be a very busy week … the first week of the last month, 2019.

Filing begins for political offices from the local courthouse to the White House … actually begins at noon, today.

Bladen County Commissioners meet at 6:30 p.m. today, and one of the first items on the agenda is the election of a Chairman and Vice-Chairman. Charles Ray Peterson is the current Chair. If the past is any indication of what is likely to happen … that could change.

The Elizabethtown Christmas parade went off on schedule … 3 p.m. after several hours of rain …. actually between 1.25 and 1.50 inches of rain, depending on location.

Late night NFL game results … Houston Texans 28 – New England Patriots 22.

Tonight … Seattle Seahawks vs Minnesota Vikings.

Politics at the national level stinks … both parties. … We know what CNN, MSNBC and FOX reports. … Frankly, I don’t trust any for the whole truth. … But, not much different from the past and we survived … Nixon, Clinton and now Trump. … Guess, all have a job to do.

Continue to check our News page for activities in the area.

The Christmas Shoe Box ministry continues strong. … This year, 10,041 boxes collected in the local area that will go Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse for distribution to children around the world. The numbers are impressive and continues to grow. … A salute to all involved.

“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” Andy Rooney

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.” Bob Hope

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” Hamilton Wright Mabie

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