Monthly Archives: October 2013

Oh, Just Another Miracle …

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9:56 a.m. It’s over. The ordeal has ended in triumph. It was a sound investment, this seven months of attention to a baseball team. The Boston Red Sox, who failed to win any … Continue reading

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It Ends Every Fall

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 10:05 a.m. Baseball is almost over. What shall I do? Game 6 of the World Series is tonight in Boston. A Red Sox victory ends it. A Cardinals victory means one more night, … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with Book-Release Season

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 9:45 a.m. It’s still the calm before the storm. Copies of my novel, The Intangibles, are en route to my doorstep. I’ve been biding my time this morning addressing packing envelopes so that … Continue reading

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It’s High Noon, and Each Guy Gets Three Shots

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:01 p.m. The Chase for the Sprint Cup isn’t mathematically down to a two-man race, but, mathematically, that’s the way to bet. Then again, one would not bet on Jimmie Johnson and Matt … Continue reading

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Gordon Gets His Due

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, October 27, 2013, 7:59 p.m. Well, the World Series is about to start, but I’m going to try to provide a few observations in the aftermath of Sunday’s Martinsville race, just to tie you over till … Continue reading

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Baseball Is Glorious, Even in Defeat

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, October 27, 2013, 12:19 p.m. It’s early Sunday afternoon. As usual, I didn’t go to church, but I did spend most of the morning visiting my mother, which is righteous in its own way. My mother … Continue reading

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Indirectly, I’m Conspiring Against Myself

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:06 p.m. I’m “covered up,” a phrase that reminds me of the comedian Tim Wilson. What also reminds me of the term is what I’ve been going through this week, which is working … Continue reading

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There’s No ’88-ing’ in Baseball

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, October 24, 2013, 9:57 a.m. Heck, I don’t know what to write today. Boston won the first game of the World Series, and I’m excited about that, but I’ve likely overexposed the Red Sox to my … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Bad Breaks Get You Down

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 2:20 p.m. I’m in a wonderful mood right now, and it’s a little bit surprising. It’s been a trying week. Late Monday afternoon, a fire at my mother’s house caused quite a bit … Continue reading

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I’m about Half Ready to Be Ready

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 2:07 p.m. Some days are just aggravating. Here around home, that’s pronounced “aye-guh-vay-tun.” People in sports don’t know when to quit. They don’t know when enough is enough. Sometimes, they just stay up … Continue reading

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