Thursday, May 21st. Day
It’s Waitstaff Day ! Tip heavy, they’ve been out of work for a while !
1881: The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton in Washington, D.C.
1881: The United States Lawn Tennis Association was formed in New York City
1927: Charles Lindbergh touches down at Le Bourget Field in Paris, completing the world’s first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean
1968: The nuclear-powered U.S. submarine Scorpion, with 99 men aboard, was last heard from2013: Albemarle, NC native Kelli Pickler wins “Dancing With the Stars”
2017: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performed their final show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island. Hard to believe, it no more
In the News: Taylorsville woman charged with abuse of her child…Alexander County man arrested after foot chase on Wednesday…Almost 600 test positive for COVID-19 at Wilkes County Tyson plant…Fire damages Hudson restaurant Wednesday morning…Hickory man jailed on long list of felony charges
Weather: FLASH FLOOD WATCH: More rain today, a bit warmer, high in low 60’s
Sports: Some area high schools still searching for basketball coaches…Foard grad now an assistant coach at NC State…Hamlin beats the field and the raindrops at Darlington
Happy Birthday: Bobby Cox, Leo Sayer, Mr. T, Judge Reinhold
So, We move to Phase II (really it’s Phase 1.5) we get to go to a restaurant (at minimum capacity) get a haircut (the line will be long) and move somewhat closer to normal. Do you even remember normal ? Can we soon actually conduct business inside a bank ? Hate doing drive-thru for that
Hope your roof is not leaking
Quote of the Day: “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries”…Winston Churchill