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An Explanation of My Absence

[cb_profit_poster FlagFootball]Clinton, S.C., Friday, August 23, 2013, 10:08 a.m. Sorry I missed everyone yesterday out there in Internet Land. It’s the modern equivalent of Radio Land, or TV Land, as in, “Hey, all you folks in Internet Land! How you … Continue reading

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The British Open, the Charlotte Knight and the Young Tom Morris

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12:38 p.m. I really enjoy watching golf’s major championships, and I truly couldn’t care less about any of the other tournaments. I watch like Angel Cabrera plays. Perhaps it’s because I don’t play the … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Aging Gracelessly

Clinton, S.C., Monday, July 8, 2013, 8:40 a.m. On the most recent Friday afternoon, my great-nephew Alex Howard and I attended the cinematic masterpiece known as “Despicable Me 2” – in 3D, no less – at a cineplex in Greenville. … Continue reading

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Perspective Unapologetically Skewed

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 6, 2013, 8:36 a.m. Jimmy Buffett sang “don’t ever forget that you just may wind up being wrong.” I’ve tried to heed that advice over the years, while, at the same time, being unafraid to proclaim … Continue reading

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Holiday at the House (Mom’s House)

I’m ready to declare this day, this 237th-and-one-day anniversary of America, a success. I finally got my grass, my damp grass above the saturated soil, cut. And my mother’s, too. It was mostly overcast but occasionally sunny, and it looked … Continue reading

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He Didn’t Give a Damn in a Good Way

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 17, 2013, 9:32 a.m. The first time I had an extended conversation with Dick Trickle was early in 1995. He was about to begin his only season in Bud Moore’s No. 15 Quality Care Ford. Bud’s … Continue reading

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