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Keep on Rolling with the Flow

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 23, 2018, 1:48 p.m. “See, there are two levels of trouble I can get in. The trouble I can get in with NASCAR and the trouble I can get in with my wife. One is … Continue reading

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Thinking About What I’ve Got and What I Don’t

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, July 4, 2016, 10:15 a.m.  When the sun comes up on that bright morn / In the quiet that follows every storm / When the demons have all died away / We’ll celebrate your Independence Day. … Continue reading

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The Nature of Prejudice

I’ve been thinking about prejudice, bigotry, racism and related issues. The conclusion I’ve reached is as follows: It’s OK to hope someone like you does well. It’s not OK to think that the field should consist only  of people like … Continue reading

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The Audacity of … Life

Three decades ago, I was in the public-relations business, sub-phylum college sports information director. As a regular part of the job, I sent out fact sheets that included a section called “highs and lows.” They were comparisons of the best … Continue reading

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Nothing Ain’t Worth Nothing, But It’s Free

Maybe it’s a wee bit similar to the tongue-in-cheek lines of the old Statler Brothers song “Flowers on the Wall”: Smokin’ cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo / Now don’t tell me / I’ve nothing to do My current activities are … Continue reading

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