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In the Now – April 6, 2021

Cow Pen Landing
Cow Pen Landing

Today’s weather: Could short sleeve weather be here to stay? Today will be sunny, with a high near 82. This evening’s low will be 55. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. – National Weather Service

The sun will rise at 6:48 and set at 7:34.

Tuesday night’s moon will be a waning crescent.

Starting today: Craven Habitat for Humanity is hosting the April Instore ReStore Silent Auction thru April 29. Call 252-633-9599.

Time machine (This day in history):

1789: The First U.S. Congress begins regular sessions at Federal Hall in New York City.

1896: The Modern Olympics begin in Athens with eight nations participating.

1917: The United States declares war on Germany and enters World War I on Allied side. – historynet.com

Poetry fix:

“An early moon is just a piece of change

in the softening sky.”

Spring Poem for the Sake of Breathing by James Masao Mitsui

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Have a great day!

By Wendy Card