Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Trip Back in NASCAR

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:29 a.m. Bill McGuire and I used to cover some NASCAR races together, and I’m a fan of his “Mac’s Motor City Garage” website. Today he posted a video of 1963 Daytona 500 coverage … Continue reading

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Where Do I Go Next?

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Friday, December 6, 2013, 2:52 p.m. Today’s a big day, not because Jimmie Johnson has been regaling NASCAR fans with photos simulating the movie ‘Hangover,” and not because Ford Field is hosting the Mid-American Conference championship between … Continue reading

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It’s An Entirely Different Circus Now

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, December 5, 2013, 1 p.m. Little snap judgments based on the snippets leaking back across social media from the Empire’s posh celebration in Las Vegas: NASCAR chairman Brian France wants more passing on intermediate tracks. As … Continue reading

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‘Isn’t That The Way They Say It Goes?’

[cb_profit_poster Guitar2]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 12:57 a.m. This morning I watched a video of Jim Croce performing “Operator” that was linked by a friend on social media. It reminded me of an old story from my youth, one … Continue reading

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In Marked Contrast to the Actual Weather …

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 10:02 a.m. It looks like rain today, and this wasn’t clear when I awakened shortly after dawn and opened the blinds to find a murky fog enveloping the bleak light. It wasn’t clear … Continue reading

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The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, December 1, 2013, 12:40 p.m. My friend Bernard Durham, who lives outside D.C. in Virginia near Dulles International Airport, drove all the way to Orangeburg, S.C., for Saturday’s FCS football playoff game between Furman and South … Continue reading

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