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Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs …

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 30, 2015, 11:48 a.m. I haven’t felt the urge to blog lately. I’ve been working on a novel called Cowboys Come Home, trying to sell one called Forgive Us Our Trespasses, and trying to get … Continue reading

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Fashion Cents

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:04 p.m. Over the years, it’s been my observation that most fans think their favorite (driver, athlete, politician, etc.) is the only guy who tells it like it is, and their least favorite … Continue reading

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Where the Ashes Fall

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 4, 2015, 11:28 a.m. This, of course, is Labor Day weekend. I’ve put in my share of hours over time, first more with arms and legs, but then gradually working down to the fingertips because … Continue reading

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In My Element

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 22, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Football has changed. I still love it. The players are bigger, though not so much at Clinton High School as the teams it faces. The best word to describe the Red … Continue reading

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Precious Memories, How They Linger …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, August 3, 2015, 5:18 p.m. When I played high school football, my father never missed a game. Come to think of it, he rarely missed a practice. I expect there were days when I missed practice … Continue reading

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What I Miss About the Desert

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 14, 2015, 3:48 p.m. Phoenix International Raceway is the site of the Sprint Cup season’s fourth race. Flat, odd-shaped and a mile around, it is unique to the circuit and dissimilar to the tracks that … Continue reading

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Be True to Your School

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:52 a.m. This amazes me because it’s so sentimental and hokey in comparison with the way the world is now. When I played football at Clinton High School, an undistinguished member of distinguished … Continue reading

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There’s a Soul When You’re There

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 19, 2014, 9:30 a.m. It’s a long way to Tallahassee and Talladega, though not with my trusty traveling machine, the fancy-looking, high-definition, satellite-connected television that has been gradually broadening my horizon since the day I … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Wine

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:02 a.m. Here’s a lesson I learned from the Great Game of Football. If one fails to execute his block, do not turn around, with one’s hands on one’s hips, to watch the … Continue reading

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Assume Nothing

  Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9:28 a.m. The Boy Scout Motto is “Be Prepared.” Unfortunately, my Boy Scout record was undistinguished. I haven’t spent the night in a Holiday Inn Express in quite some time, but I … Continue reading

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