04/20/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
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Thoughts While ShavingNegotiators continue to meet in DC, no deal on a new budget … “Still a significant gap” according to one source … Some say money should ‘run out’ by June 1. May need to cut off $s to negotiators … Pay for performance…

Columbus County native MacKenzie Gore gave up a 2-run homer in the first inning last night … Nationals lost 7-4 to Gore’s former team, the San Diego Padres. He pitched 4.2 innings, gave up 3 earned runs, allowed 7 hits and 4 base on balls, struck out 5. He recorded his fastest pitch as a major leaguer … 98.8 mph to Fernando Tatis Jr., early in the game…

Today’s weather forecast for Bladen County … Mostly sunny with a high near 80 degrees. Partly cloudy tonight, low around 54. Thursday … Mostly sunny, with a high near 79 and windy…

2022-23 school year will be over soon … Congrats to all, especially the seniors … Now what???? Lots of decisions … wish all the best…

I received a note overnight from Joe Hall, a Bladenboro grad from years ago … Now living in Raleigh … Had trouble with our site … Sorry … ‘misfigured or computer clock is set to the wrong time’ … hopefully issue is cleared up soon … His mom was the Bladen Baptist Associational Missionary years ago. Thanks for the notice…

Saw where a temporary casino has opened in Danville, Va. … Lose $s faster, closer to home…

Haven’t coached in little league in many years … still think about ‘fun times’ long, long ago…

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” Benjamin Franklin

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” Trich Nhat Hanh

“Be kind once a day – even if it’s just in your mind.” Yoko Ona

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