Monday, May 18th. Day 139 of 2020
It’s Visit Your Relatives Day. Woops, keep the gathering to less than 10, wear a mask, no hugs, if you’re in Michigan, don’t mow their lawn
1860: Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes his Secretary of State
1917: The Selective Service Act of 1917 is passed, giving the President the power of conscription
1933: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an act creating the Tennessee Valley Authority
1980: Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage
2012: Facebook Inc. held its initial public offering
In the News: Alexander County COVID-19 count at 15…County Commissioners meet this evening…Fatal fire in Newton…Taylorsville man facing drug and weapon charges…Man arrested in Alexander County and charged with assault
Weather: Gone Sunshine, Gone 80 degree temps, Rain begins this afternoon
Sports: Harvick rides to victory as NASCAR returns at Darlington…NHL mulling plan to get back on the iceHappy Birthday: Dwayne Hickman, Brooks Robinson, Albert Hammond, Reggie Jackson, George Strait, Tina Fey
Weather was so nice over the weekend, I didn’t mind being stung by a bee. It was my fault too, I put my hand right on it. Ouch !
Hmmm, went to a clothing store Saturday, wasn’t allowed to try anything on in the dressing room, really ?
Sad to hear of the passing of Phyllis George. We should all look like her when we smile !
Quote of the Day: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see”… Henry David Thoreau