Tag Archives: change

But That Was Back Before the Fall

Clinton, S.C., Friday, July 25, 2014, 2:30 p.m. I think a lot about the way things used to be. You’ll have that with washed-up sports writers. It’s a consequence of age. One looks back more once there’s more to see. … Continue reading

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My NASCAR Numbers

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, February 2, 2014, 9:42 a.m. NASCAR is making changes in the way it determines the Sprint Cup champion. I could go into the details, but the changes were announced on Thursday, and they interrupted their normally scheduled … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather in All Kinds of Weather

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 9:40 a.m. The coolest, wettest summer in memory heads down the stretch, much like the squabbling baseball teams. Every day finds another disparaging remark or two about climate change in my social-media timelines, … Continue reading

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Off the Ferris Wheel and onto the Merry-Go-Round

I’m a juggler. I’ve got three balls in the air, and that’s just the writing part. Never mind the paying bills, washing clothes, cutting grass, et al., part. Also, never mind the clean house part, because I don’t do enough … Continue reading

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The Sneaky English

Sometimes I wonder what school is like nowadays. Do the kids diagram sentences? Do they memorize poems? Do they understand meter and rhyme? What is onomatopoeia? Honk if you know what onomatopoeia means. How does one parse? What is a … Continue reading

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