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Some Time a Ball Team’s All a Man’s Got

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:20 p.m. When I look back on my 58th birthday and its aftermath, all I can make at this point is what, all too often in my life, one I’ve been unable to … Continue reading

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Another Band Around Life’s Trunk

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, Day of My Birth, 58 Years Later, 2016, 9:43 a.m. My first thought upon awakening, fashionably late on this cool but sunny morning, was that it was like a tree. I now have a new band … Continue reading

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In the Absence of Cam Newton

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, January 18, 2016, 3:12 p.m. What do you know? It was a Sunday with the NFL playoffs going on, and I watched precious little football. My great-nephew was celebrating his 13th birthday at a bowling alley … Continue reading

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Me and My Old Man, Two Decades Later

[cb_profit_poster Peace]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:41 a.m. As you know, I often use this blog to warm up for writing fiction. I’ve got a bank robbery to describe in a few minutes, so … La-la-la-luh-LA-luh-la-la-LA … toon-TOON … … Continue reading

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An All-Around Miraculous Day

David Ragan won at Talladega. Let’s try that one more time. David Ragan won at Talladega. Hallelujah! “Fairy tales can come true. It can happen to you. If you’re young at heart.” Front Row Motorsports finished 1-2. NASCAR can do … Continue reading

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This Is the Day That Was

Double nickels. Five-five. Damned if I didn’t wake up this morning and find that I can, indeed, drive 55. I was born on April 8, 1958, a day before Steve Grant, who would become a friend when I got to … Continue reading

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