* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * M A Y 8th * * * * * D A Y 128 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s VE Day. Germany surrendered their military forces to the Allies in 1945 ending the fighting in Europe
It’s No Socks Day !
Pharmacist John Pemberton of Atlanta first sells a carbonated beverage named “Coca-Cola” as a patent medicine in 1866. Have a Coke !
The World Health Association announced that Smallpox had been eradicated in 1980
In the News: Alexander County Teacher of the Year named…Stony Point man charged with larceny…Taylorsville man arrested in Hickory…The Shooting Gallery continues in South Statesville…Hickory woman sent to prison after death of son
Chilly to start but Sunny and we’ll warm to around 70
Cougars learn playoff match-ups today…Yankees and Cubs have a marathon…Stenhouse wins at Talledega…Kenthucky Derby was a Mud Pit…Cavs polish off Toronto…Thriller in Wilmington
Happy Birthday: Sir David Attenborough,Toni Tennille,Alex Van Halen, Bill Cowher, David Keith, Melissa Gilbert, Enrique Iglesias
I was watching the end of the Talledega race Sunday. How do they keep their focus in the middle of a pack of 15 cars going 200 miles per hour ?
That flock of crows pecking around in my back yard is growing. What was 4, then 6, is up to around 10.
I’ve decided that I don’t want to make a career of spreading pine straw….My back is aching
Quote of the Day: “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind”…Theodore Roosevelt