* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * M A Y 21st * * * * * D A Y 141 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Waitstaff Day. They are important people, don’t be a jerk and leave a nice tip !
The Democratic Party held its first national convention in 1932
1881: The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton in Washington, D.C.
The movie “The Empire Strikes Back” was released in 1980
In the News: Officer assaulted at Alexander Prison…Man charged in Taylorsville hit and run appears in court today…7 year old dies in Statesville crash…Man dies in Wilkes accident…Lenoir man facing sex crimes involving minor…Newton man nabbed overnight after chase with Highway Patrol
Clouds and Showers
Sports: Lady Cougars advance to Regional with dramatic win…Strickland gets a 3rd and 4th in State Finals…Warriors rout the Rockets…Vegas in the Finals…Nobody can stop Kevin Harvick…Braves put on Sunday rally for winHappy Birthday: Bobby Cox, Leo Sayer, Mr T, Judge Reinhold, Josh Hamilton
The Royal Wedding might have just spiked the price of a wedding by 20%. It was a spectacle, at least the 30 seconds I saw of it.
With all the rain of late, every time we get a ray of sunshine, 200 mowers are cranked. By the way, all those white flowers blooming on your lawn don’t look good. It’s called clover, not grass.
Quote of the day: “When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife”…Prince Phillip