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NFL playoff results:
Houston Texans 22 – Buffalo Bills 19 (overtime)
Tennessee Titans 20 – New England Patriots 13

Today’s schedule
New Orleans Saints vs Minnesota Vikings
Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles

Looking ahead…
Bladen County Commissioners meet Monday – 6:30 PM … Basement of the courthouse. Open to the public.

Pay your property taxes Monday, or pay more Tuesday. Penalty added after Monday … NC state law.

Sunny today, high near 54, west wind 8 to 11 mph with gusts as high as 18 mph. Clear tonight, low around 34. Monday, sunny with a high near 60 and west winds 3 to 5 mph.

I think of my days at the local radio station from time to time … Many rules have changed … Our time on the air was adjusted monthly, depending on the length of the day … Sign on late and off early in December, January and February. And, when the tower lights were not working, had a few hours to notify FAA and other agencies … was told we were in the flight pattern for the airport. … If lights out, about $200 for someone to climb the tower and replace a bulb … hopefully that was all … Can’t image the cost today … thankful it is not my responsibility.

Found an old, small laptop … Spent some time to see if I could make it useful again … Bet there are a thousand or more email addresses … Been deleting … and thinking about some of those attached to the addresses. Many deceased, many folks I met statewide in a previous position. … Ever think of how many folks cross out path in a lifetime? … Most, very good folks … occasionally someone you do not miss…

Too much time and too little to do…

“Years teach us more than books” Berthold Auerbach

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” William James

“The middle course is the best.” Cleobuluis

robert g hester

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