Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Stubborn Struggle

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 29, 2014 10:51 a.m. The Carolina-Clemson game is coming up soon, and this is going to be a quickie blog because I want to pay attention to the game. I can’t remember the last time … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Window Dressing

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, November 27, 2014, 9:29 a.m. Thanksgiving morning. It’s the beginning of one of my favorite days of the year. I love Thanksgiving because, other than feeling incredibly sluggish tonight, it’s all positive. The family grows ever … Continue reading

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Something Adds Up to Nothing

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:44 a.m. Last night, mainly I watched the football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New Orleans Saints. I’m reasonably sure the Ravens won. I flipped the channels, though, trying to figure … Continue reading

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He’ll Get It Done

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, November 23, 2014, 5:44 p.m. I remember a snowy day on campus in the late 1970s. Bruce Fowler, Tim Sorrells, Paul Sorrells, Jeff Snipes, and I were walking from “A Dorm” to the Herman W. Lay … Continue reading

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A Brand-New Wizard

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:04 a.m. Another NASCAR year is over. The Sprint Cup Series, by the miracle of the Etch a Sketch, has produced a new champion, Kevin Harvick, and it was a bit overdue. Harvick, … Continue reading

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Passing Perfection and Knee Rejection

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 17, 2014, 8:57 a.m. You win some. You lose some. Furman tore up Wofford. I tore up my knee. I’m hobbling around in the “maybe it’ll get better” stage. My right knee has been bothering … Continue reading

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Go ‘Round Merrily

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, November 14, 2014, 9:04 a.m. Readers hate to read lectures. This I understand more because I’m more of a reader now. The lack of common ground between many fans and the media resonates more. I talk … Continue reading

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You Can Have the Big Time

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:05 p.m. Had I been, oh, I don’t know, writing about the Alabama-LSU game on Saturday night, I would have had: (a.) a great story to tell; (b.) a vast readership; and (c.) … Continue reading

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Perversely Perfect

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:23 a.m. Kevin Harvick’s fine NASCAR resume is notably lacking in a championship, Winston or Sprint, and he has his best chance by far next week when the series visits Homestead-Miami Speedway for … Continue reading

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Go Crazy But Not Nuts

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, November 9, 2014, 1:10 p.m. Many years ago, when I was a mischievous college student, a soccer coach and I conspired to get his team ready for a match against a nearby rival. I cut off … Continue reading

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