Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Latest Big News from Danica Patrick

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 30, 2015, 11:45 a.m. Last week someone on social media – I forget whether it was Twitter, or Facebook, or Google+ — asked a question I hear from time to time. It went – and … Continue reading

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Okay, Now I Got It

Greenville, South Carolina, Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:45 p.m. When I was driving this morning, I knew I was going to see something for the first time, though I’ve passed up opportunities in my own hometown, because the college in … Continue reading

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The Damned Hot Dog Is the Least of It

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:54 a.m. One of the smaller reasons why I love Martinsville Speedway is the hot dogs, which is not to say I don’t like them. The beauty of the Martinsville hot dog is … Continue reading

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Off in the Wilds of the Next County Over

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, March 26, 2015, 12:28 p.m. Fatigue can be functional. Function can also be fatiguing, but that’s not important. For my day trip to Newberry – the drive down there takes 26 minutes by interstate, 32 by … Continue reading

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Just a Little Ways Down the Road

Newberry, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1:34 p.m. I’m in the “liebrie.” That’s how “library” is pronounced in these parts, and as I have lived most of my life in the aforementioned parts, I’m prone to say it that … Continue reading

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The Season Is Off to a Typically Absurd Start

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m. Five races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, it seems worse than it is. For instance, it seems like the same driver wins every week, when, in fact, four different drivers … Continue reading

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Bouncing Down the Back Straight and Reeling in the Years

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 21, 2015, 9:40 a.m. When the green flag falls, and Darrell Waltrip yells “boogity, boogity, boogity!” on your TV screen, causing the babies to bawl and the dogs to bark, he is mimicking the sound … Continue reading

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In Sports, I’m No Revolutionary

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, March 20, 2015, 6:45 p.m. I’m stodgy. Always have been resistant to change where sports is concerned. I’m not that way in other areas of life, but, in sports, I might as well be a cranky … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Day or Two

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 10:16 a.m. The grass needs cutting. I spent a good bit of Tuesday afternoon taping a music video and a good bit of Tuesday night trying to find a program that will allow … Continue reading

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Let’s See How Harvick Putts

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 16, 2015, 9:37 a.m. Kevin Harvick has lots of fans, and they’re happy today, as they’ve been happy for quite a while, and they’ve always liked that word. Their favorite driver has won twice this … Continue reading

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