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Yesterday was another cool, dreary and rainy day.  I am thinking that after the last few weeks Mother Nature owes us some good weather soon and a great summer season as well. Today we will have a chance of showers, mainly after 2:00 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65 degrees and a low of about 48. There will be a southeast wind of 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Kista Powell, teacher at Northern Garrett High School, has been named the 2020-21 Garrett County Teacher of the Year. Ms. Powell teaches Allied Health and Biomedical Science at Northern High School. She has been employed by Garrett County Public Schools since 2014.  Congratulations Kista.

Here’s a sign of the times.  Falling Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is opening-up on May 8th, but with a twist.  You will have your own personal butler.  Really.  They will practice social distancing and are touting it as “Five Star Service from a Distance.” That’s innovative.

Under pressure from media and others, the state has agreed to post data on COVID-19 cases at nursing homes, which account for most COVID-19 deaths in some counties.

The Deep Creek Lake Lions Club has postponed its boat auction that had been scheduled for May 16th. It will hopefully occur in June, with a date TBD. I will keep you informed and please reach out if you have a boat you wish to donate.  This is a big fundraiser for the club and the proceeds go to help many in the community.

Looking for something enriching and different to do at home during the pandemic? Want to learn a new skill that could be used for your own personal interest or to advance your business? Then consider this online course on Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners at Garrett College that can get you started and help you learn how to develop a plan for content, setup, and maintenance. Here’s the scoop. h

That’s it for today folks.  Some technical Internet problems causing a somewhat truncated version of these Daily Notes.  Have a safe and healthy Wednesday.