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Thoughts While ShavingMarch 5-12th is Severe Weather Preparedness Week … in North Carolina … Sure would be nice to get a good shower of rain, and there is the possibility of that happening over the next few days…

Forecast for today, patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. Tonight, mostly cloudy with a low around 44 … and calm wind. A chance of rain Friday, before 8 a.m., then showers, mainly between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Friday night, a 50% chance of showers before 8 p.m., with a low around 41. Windy, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Also a chance of rain Sunday, Sunday night and Monday … 80% chance both days…

Temp in the 30s early today.

ACC Men’s basketball is front and center this weekend … Checking Wednesday results…
NC State 97 – Va Tech 77
UNC 85 – Boston College 61
Pittsburgh 89 – Ga Tech 81
Wake Forest 77 – Syracuse 74

Full slate of games today..
12 noon, Miami vs Wake Forest
2:30 p.m., Duke vs Pittsburgh
7 p.m., Virginia vs UNC
9:30 p.m., Clemson vs NC State

Semifinals Friday and Championship game Saturday.

A great article in the Wednesday edition of the Washington Post on MacKenzie Gore. You probably remember Gore, a young left-handed pitcher from Whiteville, NC, who was traded by the San Diego Padres to the D.C. team late last year. I received a heads-up by Michael (Mike) Thomas, an Elizabethtown High School grad a few years ago, no many years ago … The article headline … ‘Perspective; Mackenzie Gore is a perfectionist who’s not yet perfect’…

Also, a tip from Ebbie Clark, former Elizabethtown High football QB, that someone had posted a championship football game on You Tube … from the 1960s to 70s sometime in that era … (Charlie Regan coaching days) … Elizabethtown Yellow Jackets … I failed to write it down and, as expected, I forgot who, what, when and where…

“My mother always used to say; the older you get, the better you get, unless you’re a banana.” Betty White

“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.” Jack Handey

“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are.” Will Ferrell

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