Monthly Archives: February 2015

Perhaps There Will Be Racing

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:35 p.m. Today is one in which I haven’t made many decisions. I’ve just taken the paths of least resistance, which isn’t something I recommend but just a frequent vice to which humans … Continue reading

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In My Hometown, There’s Always Something to Do

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 27, 2015, 9:59 a.m. Presbyterian College’s presence in my hometown has been a distinct pleasure for most of my life. I didn’t go there. I went to Furman University because I wanted to be close … Continue reading

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The Weekend Wasn’t All Racing

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Understandably, the Daytona 500 dominated my weekend. It wasn’t the whole weekend. I’ve got a new writing gig at Bleacher Report, and late last week all the T’s were crossed and … Continue reading

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Daytona Down with a Long Way to Go

  Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 23, 2015, 12:23 p.m. Imagine that you and your wife have enjoyed a nice dinner. You walk out into the Daytona International Speedway trioval grass and tell the kid, who’s wearing cargo shorts, a … Continue reading

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The Talented Mister Busch (Well, the Elder One, That Is)

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 21, 2015, 9:53 a.m. The long arm of the law has hung over Kurt Busch ever since the NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway that culminated in the AAA 400 on Sept. 28. The older … Continue reading

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Fame and Fortune and Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 20, 2015, 11:38 a.m. I’m digesting the results of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel(s). And breakfast. The link sausage I bought at Sam’s Club is tasty. I’m delighted David Ragan made the Daytona 500. His was … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ice Chest

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 8:09 p.m. I love baseball. That love was sorely tested today when I drove over to Presbyterian College to write about a baseball game between the Blue Hose and the Wofford Terriers. Both … Continue reading

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I Can But Sigh

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:20 a.m. NASCAR snuck up on me. I was busy enough that I sort of watched the weekend’s activities fresh. I went out to watch Presbyterian College’s opening baseball game – the Blue … Continue reading

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Lewis Carroll, the Father of NASCAR

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:18 p.m. Bizarro World is back. Famous people did not say the following: Just when they thought it was safe enough to go back [near] the water … I belong to no organized … Continue reading

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But First the Puck Will Drop

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 9:48 a.m. If not for the hectic nature of the day, I’d be stoked, or one of those other tragically hip clichés that are now acceptable to indicate an inordinate level of preliminary … Continue reading

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