Monthly Archives: February 2016

In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Trump

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, February 28, 2016, 12:48 p.m. This morning I heard that Donald Trump is again balking at the notion that he will support the Republican presidential nominee in the unlikely event it is not he. The Donald … Continue reading

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Spring Can’t Come Soon Enough

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 27, 2016, 2:05 p.m. This is my coldest time of the year. When there’s snow on the ground, I always get bundled up, but when I trudge out in late February for the season’s first … Continue reading

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Another Head Ball Coach a Ways Up the Road

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 26, 2016, 11:41 a.m. Thursday took me to Laurens District High School — by way of Aldi, two dozen eggs, some bratwurst, coffee and other items — to write about the Raiders’ softball team and … Continue reading

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Dinglebert Trumperdinck

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 8:01 a.m. This is a year only Dr. Seuss could possibly understand. I know that Trump, that hopeless grump. I want to kick him in the rump. He tells me what I want … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster in Daytona Beach

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 19, 2016, 10:35 a.m. Sure. I watched the Can-Am Duel, which was dual because there were two, as there have been since there was a Daytona 500, which led to the commonly held opinion that … Continue reading

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The Vagaries of Basketball and Other Sports

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, February 18, 2016, 9:55 a.m. When all the laughter died in sorrow … It’s the name of a book I read when I was in school. I read a lot then. Still do. The title stuck … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with a New Season

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 11:54 a.m. So far I’ve written a NASCAR column (it will appear later in the week, as if by magic, or even a website) and the first three paragraphs of a chapter, and … Continue reading

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Across the Lake

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 13, 2016, 12:47 p.m. Those of us who grew up in Laurens County are accustomed to going “across the lake,” that being Greenwood, which borders that county and this. This whole week has been similar. … Continue reading

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No Big Winner, No Big Loser

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:13 p.m. For the last two seasons, I have driven up to G.B. Hodge Center on the campus of the University of South Carolina Upstate to write about the Florida Gulf Coast University … Continue reading

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All the Bright, Young Raiders in Their Green and Red

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 10:17 a.m. The high school basketball merry-go-round took me to Greenville High School’s James A. “Slick” Moore Gymnasium, and it’s not often one looks up in rafters to discover the football team there … Continue reading

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