* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 10th * * * * * D A Y 130 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Stay Up All Night Night ! Go without sleep, Rip Van Winkle did and he became a legend
Christopher Comumbus discovered the Caymen Islands in 1503. I’ve been there, pretty nice place !
1869: The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western United States, is completed at Promontory Summit, Utah with the golden spike
J Edger Hoover is appointed head of the FBI in 1924. That was before he began cross dressing
Bill Haley & His Comets release “Rock Around the Clock” in 1954
FBI agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment for selling United States secrets to Russia for $1.4 million in cash and diamonds in 2002
In the News: Opium Poppy field raided overnight in Alexander County…Morganton man facing drug charges in Alex. County…County Manager will submit his budget proposal at Monday meeting…Hickory man surrenders to Police after chase…Statesville Police investigating arson of playground equipment…
More Warm Sunshine most of the day but maybe a shower late
Cougar Baseball nips Sun Valley…AC Softball routs North Gaston…Lady Cougar Softball falls in Playoffs…Taylor Wike continues to gather awards at UNC…Celtics put the 76rs to sleep…Could Peyton Manning become part of Panther ownership group?…Yankee tear continues…Mets bat out of turn
Happy Birthday: Dave Mason, Chris Berman, Linda Evangelista, Bono, Kenan Thompson, Missy Franklin
Since we trashed the Iran-Nuclear deal ( trash is the pace for it), do we get the cash back ?
Splurged and bought some Watermelon yesterday. It was not yet at top taste level, I’m being kind
Day Two in the Gym on Wednesday: Saw some lovely, young, fit, young ladies. I approached one and she called me sir, it was sad
Quote of the Day: “Learning never exhausts the mind”…Leonardo da Vinci