The East Bladen reverse raffle, was a huge success. Sold around 270 tickets at $100 each … Many folks assisted, including those who have been involved for years but many newcomers … All funds raised support East Bladen athletics … Folks are so ready to return to normal … Thanks to all who assisted in any way…
Missed Coach Russell Priest who passed away over the past year or so … It was kinda his ‘thing’ for many years … so far as food preparation. But so many stepped up…
Stock market soaring … good for many depending on various type of retirement plans…
Jobs available … ’bout every time I travel anyplace I see ‘help wanted’ signs.
Weather forecast indicates unstable weather over the next few days … A chance of showers today, including thunderstorms after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy with a high near 82 … a 50% chance of rain. Tonight, a slight chance of showers after 2 a.m. Low around 69, with a 30% chance of rain … Looking ahead to Saturday and Sunday … A 40% chance of showers Saturday with a high near 88 … Sunday, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. with a high near 91.
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with summer.” F. Scott Fitgerald, The Great Gatsby
“Summer afternoon — summer afternoons; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Henry James
“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” Charles Bowden
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