Tag Archives: David Poole

Why Not Share a Little Pain?

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, April 5, 2018, 3:09 p.m. This is an old idea. I proposed it many years ago, before there were playoffs. The late David Poole proposed something similar before I did. Miraculously, even though David and I … Continue reading

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Photographs and Memories

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 17, 2018, 1:44 p.m. From 1993 through 2012, my home away from home was the NASCAR circuit. As the Daytona 500 thunders up on the horizon, it occurred to me that you might enjoy a … Continue reading

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Parsons and Poole, Etched in Memory

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 12:09 p.m. I don’t have a lot to write about NASCAR in terms of what is happening now, mostly because not much is happening. A change of makes here. A staff change there. … Continue reading

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‘You show ’em, Spike!’

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 19, 2017, 11:37 a.m. The highlight was the boiled peanuts. Nonetheless, a lot went on over the weekend. For the second time in as many weeks, NASCAR’s Xfinity Series outshone its Monster Cup, or, it … Continue reading

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Aw, Play It for Fun

Complete Supply of Ink and Toner Cartridges Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 26, 2016, 12:07 p.m. The late Dudley Moore asked, “Isn’t fun the greatest thing you can have?” The late David Poole often said, “Fun. You just can’t beat … Continue reading

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Tales of Tvlvteke

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 23, 2015, 9:03 a.m. Talladega. It must be more than “border town” in Creek, which is the official explanation. According to no less a source than Wikipedia, the Creek (and/or Muscogee) word is “Tvlvteke.” Tvlvteke … Continue reading

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Up This Hill and Down

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:11 a.m. The week brings with it a vague, simple optimism for NASCAR fans, beaten down by rain, strategy, and leaders who run away by virtue of somehow getting in front and pulling … Continue reading

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The Road Does Not Go On Forever, and the Party Sometimes Ends

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:02 a.m. I feel fortunate this morning. For some unusual reason, I awakened a little after six. I was going to try to go back to sleep, and I don’t know why I … Continue reading

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Another. Big. Day.

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, June 5, 2014, 8:47 a.m.   This morning I read a Q&A with Rick Reilly in which he talked about his decision to give up sportswriting. He’s going to move to Florence, Italy. I might drive through … Continue reading

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