Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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Thoughts While ShavingThe White Lake Water Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, this week. Festivities galore … More later…

Looking back…

PGA Golf tournament in Texas. Jason Day was the winner … after strugglin’ for the past many years. Picked up $1.7 million. His family, spouse and youngsters witnessed the final round of play.

MacKenzie Gore had a good outing the past weekend (Friday) … Pitching for the Nationals against the Mets, pitched 4 scoreless inning, had a high pitch count and was pulled, no decision. His record is now 3-2, 3.29 ERA, with 51 KOs. Next time out for the former Whiteville Wolfpacker will be in Miami later this week.

NASCAR returned to Darlington, S.C. the past weekend. William Byron took the lead late in the race, winning in overtime after a wreck took out frontrunners Ross Chastain and Kyle Larson. Kevin Harvick finished 2nd … Chase Elliott was 3rd … His highest finish in months after a skiing accident sidelined him for a while…

One son visited on Mother’s Day … #2 son was working … will see him Wednesday…

Great Mother’s Day service at Wesley’s Chapel Church, Sunday. Angie Mendell was the speaker … Super job…

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82 today … Partly cloudy tonight, low around 60. Tuesday … A 30% chance of rain before 8 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny with a chance of showers (30%). Windy, gusts as high as 18 mph. A chance of showers (30%) in the forecast daily between now and Saturday night.

“There is so much to be grateful for, words are poor things.” Marilynne Robinson

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” Cormac McCarthy

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