* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * N O V E M B E R 28th * * * * D A Y 332 of 2018 * * * *
Happy French Toast Day ! Happy and French Toast go together, wouldn’t you say ?
1520: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean through the strait that today is named after him
1925: The Grand Ole Opry begins broadcasting in Nashville
1963: President Johnson announced that Cape Canaveral would be renamed Cape Kennedy in honor of his assassinated predecessor. The name was changed back to Cape Canaveral in 1973 by a vote of residents
Margaret Thatcher resigns as British Prime Minister in 1990
Jeffrey Dahmer, a convicted serial killer, was clubbed to death in a Wisconsin prison by a fellow inmate in 1994
In the News: Christmas Parade will have 5 marching bands on Saturday…Taylorsville Police nab man in the act…Four Fugitives wanted by Office of Probation and Parole…Fugitive wanted for immigration violations arrested…State investigating death at Broughton Hospital in Morganton
Weather: Sunny and Cold
Sports: AC Wrestling wins 2 of 3 matches Tuesday evening… Cougar Hoops tip-off season tonight in the Den…Former Cougar is lauded…Duke wins, NC State falls…It’s official, Mack is back…College Football intrigue this weekend…Will the Giants trade MadBum ?
Happy Birthday: Berry Gordy, Jr., Paul Warfield, Paul Shaffer, Ed Harris, Jon Stewart, Chase Elliott
The man who created SpongeBob SquarePants has died. Stephen Hillenburg died of A.L.S. at the age of 57. The insanely popular cartoons made their debut in the United States in 1999
Judge Judy made $147 million last year. Talk about contempt of court !
I took a nice hike Tuesday. It was different than any hike I’ve taken lately. To begin with, it was chilly, so for sure I was dressed differently. I don’t know if it’s age or what, but I’m trying to appreciate being mobile enough to take those hikes and be more observant along the way. Animals were busy, they know the Winter is ahead. They were frantic in their work, it was fascinating to watch. I wonder if they looked at me and thought, “Isn’t that the guy who always comes by here in a tee shirt and shorts?”
Quote of the Day: “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend”…William Blake ( Born this day in 1757)