02/25/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingBladen County Commissioners meet tonight, 6:30 p.m., usual meeting place … basement of the Bladen County Courthouse … Meeting is open to the public.

NFL scores after Sunday play…
Tampa Bay 21 – Carolina Panthers 18
Miami 45 – Washington 15
Atlanta 13 – NY Jets 8
LA Rams 36 – Cleveland 19
Houston 22 – Denver 17
Indianapolis 31 – Tennessee 28
LA Chargers 6 – New England 0
Detroit 33 – New Orleans 28
San Francisco 42 – Philadelphia 18
Green Bay 27 – Kansas City 18

Monday night game … Cincinnati at Jacksonville, 8:15 p.m., ABC
Thursday night game … New England at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m., Amazon

Have auto will travel for food…
#1 son Thanksgiving Day in Smithfield…
#2 son yesterday in Dunn … both worth the trip…

Shortest Day of the year … well, least amount of daylight…
Thursday, December 21st…
Sunrise in our area at 7:24 AM, Sunset 4:50 PM…

College Football Bowl pairings…
#1 seeded Michigan vs #4 Alabama … in the Rose Bowl…
#2 Washington vs Texas … in the Sugar Bowl…

Other selected pairings…
Appalachian State vs. Miami (Ohio), Dec. 16 in Cure Bowl
Duke vs. Troy, Dec. 23 in Birmingham Bowl
Coastal Carolina vs. San Jose State, Dec. 23 in Hawaii Bowl
North Carolina vs. West Virginia, Dec. 27 in Duke’s Mayo Bowl
N.C. State vs. Kansas State, Dec. 28 in Pop-Tarts Bowl

Yesterday’s high temp in our area was 72 degrees…
Mostly sunny today with a high near 69, wind in the 5 to 7 mph range in the afternoon…
Tonight … Mostly clear skies, low around 40 … Tuesday, sunny with a high near 62…

Low temp Wednesday night near 31 … Next best chance for rain … Saturday and Sunday … 30% to 40% chance.

“It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.” Lydia Maria Child

“I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent.” Clint Eastwood

“Aging is not an option, not for anyone. It is how gracefully we handle the process and how lucky we are as the process handles us.” Cindy McDonald

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” Lucille Ball

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