Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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Thoughts While ShavingIt’s Saturday … February 4, 2023 … Remember the old song, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, well, it is and will be for the next few … Sunny today, with a high near … brrrrr 42 degrees. Tonight, partly cloudy, low around 28…

Better weather beginning Sunday, despite a chance of showers after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of rain is near 40% … Come Monday, ‘everything will be alright’ … with a high near 62. Tuesday’s high near 66 and … Wednesday, mostly sunny with a high near 72.

A huge weekend for college basketball fans…
12 noon, Virginia at Virginia Tech, ESPN
1 p.m., Wake Forest at Notre Dame, ACC Extra
1 p.m., Georgia Tech at North Carolina State, ACC Network
2 p.m., Florida State at Louisville, ESPN 2
2 p.m., Miami at Clemson, ACC Network
5 p.m., Syracuse at Boston College, ACC Network
6:30 p.m., North Carolina at Duke, ESPN

Super Bowl … Sunday, February 12 on Fox … Chiefs vs. Eagles. Philadelphia is a slight favorite.

Lots of conversation by some related to making Interstate 95 a toll road in the Lumberton to Benson area … Just that … talk…

Lots of conversation about the price of a dozen eggs … One source had a dozen priced at less than 50 cents … the most expensive, according to this source … Hawaii, $4.99 for a dozen … Average price in North Carolina, again … according to the same source, was $1.50 a dozen…

Suggestion … boil a few eggs, peel and enjoy … Stay inside and watch a basketball game or PGA match, or read a good book…

Any idea what may be in the huge balloon, currently flying high over mid USA … supposedly a spy apparatus from China…

“The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball — the further I am rolled the more I gain.” Susan B. Anthony

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.” Madeleine L’Engle

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