* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * A U G U S T 2nd * * * * * D A Y 214 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Ice Cream Sandwich Day ! An Ice Cream Sammich would be nice, don’t you think ?
It’s Coloring Book Day. I admit, I still like to color !
Most signatures on the Declaration of Independence were added this day in 1776
Fifth Avenue opened in New York in 1858
In 1921, eight members of the Chicago White Sox were acquitted for throwing the 1919 World Series
A Navy Patrol Boat was sunk by the Japanese in 1943. The PT-109 was commanded by John F Kennedy
Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990
In the News: Hickory man charged with assault in Alex County…Taylorsville man charged with assault…Morganton woman found stabbed to death…Wilkes man charged with rape of child…13 year old leads officers on wild chase in Wilkes and Iredell…
Some clouds mixed with Sun today
Cougar Coach Carter says “We will do a lot of evaluating during the two scrimmages”…Cam suffering some shoulder pain…College Football practices cranking up…Red Sox back in 1st place…Will Kurt Busch return with Stewart-Haas next season ?
Happy Birthday: Joanna Cassidy, Butch Patrick, Apollonia, Mary-Louise Parker
HBO is showing a feature on Princess Diana. Her sons are going through photo albums and commenting on their mum. I became entranced in it last night and couldn’t turn it off. It’s worth watching
Blood Drive Today ! The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Salem Lutheran Church from 2-7pm. The Church is located at 4005 Highway 16 North. Give the Gift of Life !
Quote of the Day: “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”..Andy Rooney