Monthly Archives: October 2016

If Only It Seemed Like Old Times …

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:28 a.m. I’ve had this small problem this fall. If didn’t watch my alma mater (Furman) and my hometown school (Presbyterian) play football, I might be happier. But I do. Even if these schools … Continue reading

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A Bit Reckless About Kelly

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10:33 a.m. Inexplicably, the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants are playing football in London. Not Ontario. Not Kentucky. England. It happens from time to time. Thanks to the miracle of television, … Continue reading

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The Weekend Is Progressing Nicely

Boiling Springs, North Carolina, Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:04 a.m. It’s brisk and blustery here at Ernest W. Spangler Stadium, which overlooks the artificial surface of Coach Norman Harris Field, glistening as the sun shimmers off it’s Kelly green, and … Continue reading

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Just Add Water

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:29 a.m. Sometimes things clump up. All of a sudden, things start breaking, and they occur too fast to get them fixed as they bounce and bumble their way into our lives. Until … Continue reading

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On the Road and in the TV

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 9, 2016, 10:19 a.m. Clinton High School scored 45 points on Thursday night. Laurens District High School put up 48 on Friday night. Both are 3-4 and rising, or so it seems now, because a … Continue reading

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It’s Got to Come from Somewhere

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 7, 2016, 10:24 a.m. It’s still tranquil here. The rain will be coming along directly. It seems like a Saturday because last night seemed like a Friday, and that was because I wrote about a … Continue reading

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A Fierce Flock of Owls

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:05 p.m. My home state is mostly ecstatic. Even the Gamecocks grudgingly acknowledge another great Clemson triumph. I saw about five-eighths of the Tigers’ marvelously exciting resistance of the Louisville invaders. But I’m … Continue reading

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