05/24/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingWinter returned over the past few hours … Yesterday’s high temp was 47 degrees … Overnight low near 31 degrees. Today (George Washington’s birthday), sunny skies with a high near 59. Partly cloudy tonight with a low around 32. Sunny, Tuesday, with a high near 56.

College basketball selected scores…
Tulane 87 – ECU 81

ACC men’s basketball today…
7 p.m., Virginia at Virginia Tech
Tuesday
7 p.m., Boston College at Florida State
7 p.m., Syracuse at NC State
9 p.m., Pitt at Wake Forest

NASCAR (today) 11 a.m. Xfinity, the United Rentals 300 followed by Great American Race @ 4 p.m. Both races postponed due to rain Sunday…

PGA results from Sunday…
Hideki Matsuyama shot a 62, 9-under par, last day to win the Genesis Invitational…
Other final scores…
Will Zalatoris -14
Luke List -14
Adam Hadwin -13
Patrick Cantley -13
Xander Schauffele -13

Bladen County Commissioners meet, usual place, usual time … Bladen County Courthouse, 6:30 p.m. today…

Some things I ponder…
Anyone use the long plastic back scratcher?
Tried to purchase safety pins recently?

Read recently about an individual sentenced to life for abusing a child … Same paper, a few days earlier … man sentenced to 10 years for murder…

Remember a few years ago … would take forever to download a computer…

Someone shared … Longest hour of the week from 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. at church service…

Wish I had spent more time learning about golf … less time stacking peanuts, picking cotton, cropping tobacco, breaking new ground for tobacco beds…

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust

“He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment of it.” Seneca

“The roots of education … are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”

robert g hester
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910-876-2322

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