Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Landslide Election of Tigertown

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, November 28, 2016, 10:10 a.m. Were I still the diehard Clemson fan of my youth, I’m sure I would have watched every moment of the Tigers’ 56-7 victory over South Carolina. Who knows? I might even have … Continue reading

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Football Is a Deep Fade

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:14 a.m. My first thought this morning, upon awakening, was … … Gee, whiz, I have to use the bathroom. Emphasis on “whiz.” My second thought was, well, football’s over. Hahahaha. Football is … Continue reading

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Good Grannies Alive, Pass the Dressing and Gravy

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 12:13 p.m. Thanksgiving’s a coming, coming. It’s my favorite holiday, in no small part due to the fact that I love to eat. Like every other stuffed American who awakens on Friday morning … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day, There’s Always Barbecue

Newberry, South Carolina, Saturday, November 19, 2016, 11:56 a.m. Years ago, Carson-Newman had just finished defeating Presbyterian in football, and I remember Cally Gault walking through the ranks of the Blue Hose as they filed from the field in Jefferson … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Sweet Season, All in All

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, November 17, 2016, 11:04 a.m. In the greater scheme, the football games on Friday night are not compelling. Vladimir Putin isn’t interesting in rigging the outcomes. No one’s up for the Trump Cabinet. No one’s going … Continue reading

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I Wish You a Normality of Your Very Own

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 7:58 p.m. Ah, the world goes back to normal. My world, anyway. NASCAR’s Sprint Cup champion will be determined among four drivers – Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Joey Logano – … Continue reading

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The Blahs for a While

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, November 11, 2016, 12 p.m. Things still aren’t back to normal in these parts. The election is over, but Facebook is still as mean as a rattlesnake. (My analogy to a rattlesnake may be because True … Continue reading

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Winning the World Series Will Change Your Lives, Cubs Fans

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:22 a.m. Life will change, Cubs fans, and for the good. This I know. The reason I have rooted for the Boston Red Sox for my entire life is that my late father’s … Continue reading

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