Monthly Archives: December 2013

Picking Dumb, Day 2

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:25 a.m. This is going to be a brief blog, a mere update on the project of Monday, which was to predict football games solely on the basis of frivolous details. I went … Continue reading

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My Football Season in a Nutshell

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, December 29, 2013, 4:50 p.m. Perhaps you will detect a pattern. The Clinton High School Red Devils started slowly, rallied and made it to the second round of the Class 3A playoffs. The Furman University Paladins … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, December 26, 2013, 9:55 a.m. Lo and behold. “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is on TV. I’m just half watching it. I’ve seen it a dozen times, at least, and many more if I count half … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Night for Singing!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Each year I put together my would-be, heartfelt, admittedly self-indulgent e-card, which this year, for the first time, is going to be a blog. I’ll send it via email to the … Continue reading

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The Carolina Panthers from Afar

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, December 22, 2013, 2 p.m. It’s raining outside. The Saints-Panthers game is frozen on my TV because this is what happens on DirecTV when fierce thunderstorms hit. What I won’t do to make sure I can … Continue reading

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Skipped the Warm-Ups

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Friday, December 20, 2013, 2:35 p.m. On most days, I blog bright and early, or at least I make it the first of my daily writing. It’s the way I get myself ready for the rest of … Continue reading

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Yippi-Yi … Ki-Yay!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:22 p.m. Oliver Hardy would have said, “Another fine mess you’ve got us in,” and called me Stanley. My daddy would’ve said, “If that ain’t a Dutton deal, damned if I’ve seen one.” … Continue reading

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Country Roads

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, December 16, 2013, 9:47 a.m. I’m back. I hope you enjoyed some of the old blogs I posted during the three days I was away and otherwise occupied. I can play a harmonica while driving – … Continue reading

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‘It’s Only Fiction’

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:15 a.m. It’s been a quiet week but one filled with satisfaction. On Monday, I wrote the first two chapters of what will eventually become my fourth novel. If you’re keeping a scorecard … Continue reading

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Twisting and Turning All the Way

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Monday, December 9, 2013, 2:31 p.m. I might write a song … about writing a novel. Maybe I can find common ground. I’m not going to plot a song. I’m just going to make some rhymes on … Continue reading

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