04/16/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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thoughts while shavingIt’s Monday again…

Checking weather for our area … Monday (today) … Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny with a high near 73 … windy, gusts as high as 18 mph … Tonight, mostly clear with a low around 48 degrees. Tuesday … Partly sunny with a high near 72 and windy, gusts in the 23 mph range.

Big drop in temps beginning Thursday, high in the mid to upper 50s.

Jake Knapp was the winner of the PGA Mexico Open. He finished at minus-19 … 2 strokes better than Samio Valimake. First PGA win for Knapp. Top prize was worth $1,468,000 … Valimalke’s picked up $$882,900 for second place … his best finish to date…

NASCAR results … A photo finish with 3 drivers less than a second apart in the Atlanta, Georgia race. Daniel Suarez finished in 1st place ahead of Ryan Blaney and Kyle Bush. The next stop for NASCAR is Las Vegas next weekend.

MacKenzie Gore pitched 2 innings for the Washington Nationals Sunday … recorded 4 strikeouts, gave up one run. Washington Nationals 6, Miami Marlins 3. James Wood hit a 2 run homer for the winners … Regular season play not that far away…

One ACC basketball game scheduled for today … Miami at UNC, game time is 7 p.m.

We continue to hear about shrinkage at some of the retail outlets across the USA … Top 2 items stolen from Walmart stores … Alcohol and over the counter medications…

Check local sports elsewhere on BladenOnline. John Clark covers like the dew…

Thanks for all the positive comments on “Thoughts”…

Tax time, local, state and national…

Politics very much in the news, and likely to continue thru November…

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton

“The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are going.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving” Albert Einstein.

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