Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Prodigal Brother

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 31, 2014, 8:36 a.m. While perusing the overnight emails, looking for some words to wrap a blog around, these words of Gene Haas advanced to the fore. The co-owner of Kurt Busch’s triumphant Chevy gave the … Continue reading

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Bee Gees, Bee Bees, Other Silliness …

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, March 30, 2014, 9:28 a.m. I started a blog, which started the whole world … blogging. I’m sure you all remember the early Bee Gees hit. Bee Gees stood for Brothers Gibb. That’s why I’ve sometimes called … Continue reading

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Those All-Important, Cliche-Ridden Bonus Points

Clinton, S.C., Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:53 p.m. “Quite frankly,” Buddy Baker likes Tony Stewart “to be honest.” Those are two NASCAR luminaries’ favorite clichés. I enjoy listening to Buddy on SiriusXM, and I listen to him enough to know … Continue reading

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For Old Times’ Sake

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:02 p.m. I got out today. Not to some great adventure. Just a little get-together with someone I used to see all the time. One of the consequences of having someone inform you that … Continue reading

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So Far, So … Spectacular

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 24, 2014, 9:48 a.m. As the laps wound down at Auto Club Speedway, rookie Kyle Larson made a valiant run on Kyle Busch. Of course, no one thought he could catch him. Maybe a few. A … Continue reading

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NASCAR & Sergeant Schultz Know Nothing

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, March 22, 2014, 11:02 a.m. NASCAR. Can’t live with it. Can’t live without it. This has been a week where the little imaginary men pop up on my shoulder. The devil on my right and the angel … Continue reading

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Like We Really Know What’s Going On …

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, March 20, 2014, 9:56 a.m. Last night Siri and I filled out some brackets. I don’t have any study going where I determine whether or not my iPhone can pick basketball games better than I. Sadly, I … Continue reading

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Bristol’s Duhg Bites

Clinton, S.C., Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:02 a.m. Carl Edwards’ victory in the NASCAR endurance race at Bristol Motor Speedway was strictly on the level. The Long Day’s Journey Into Night (officially Food City) 500 was a considerably more humorous … Continue reading

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What to Do with the Rain

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:36 p.m. What in the name of Jerry Jeff Walker is it doing raining at Bristol Motor Speedway? Doesn’t Mother Nature know about the Vortex, that great modern example of mythology? God didn’t make … Continue reading

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The Track It Used To Be

Clinton, S.C., Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:35 a.m. This morning I noticed that Darrell Waltrip compared driving around Bristol Motor Speedway to riding a bucking bull, and my first thought was, I never knew D.W. rode bulls! I mean, I … Continue reading

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