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Thoughts While Shaving for June 16

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Baseball score … East Bladen HS baseball team 6 – Croatan 1. The Eagles scored 5 runs in the 2nd inning … both teams scored a single run in the 5th inning. Check our sports page for more info…

Had an occasion to be on the road late yesterday traveling north on US 701 … Crossed interstate 40 heading into Newton Grove when all I could see were blue lights. I worked my way thru the area … Later newscast indicated Newton Grove police chief shot an armed man after responding to a rape case and a female being held against her will … Tuned to an area radio station, heard a brief report … no details … Return trip thru the town … quiet, no further info available…

Attended a pro baseball game at Five County Stadium near Zebulon … Had been there before, but forgot how nice it was … Game between the home team and the Fayetteville Woodpeckers … Left early, heard later home team won…

I was impressed with the number of young families there with their youngsters and they were having a ‘ball’ … No one mentioned politics, no ‘bad-mouthing’ the current administration or the previous … I had forgot how much fun it is … to just get-a-way…

Frankly, would have preferred to be at the Eagles game, but not an option … had committed to pro game and enjoyed…

Stock market still strong, or appears to be … Today, the Fed will conclude their meeting and the Chairman will face the media … Stock Market will no doubt respond to his comments, one way or the other … Up or down…

Weather forecast … A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. today … high near 88. Mostly cloudy tonight, low near 63 and Sunny tomorrow, with a high near 87. Next chance of rain is Sunday and Monday … in the 30% range to 50%…

Some old baseball quotes…

“Train hard. Win easy.”

“Intensity is not a perfume!”

“Out hustle. Out work. Out play. Out last.”

robert g hester
rgh4612@gmail.com
910-876-2322

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