Tag Archives: Howard

Those All-Important, Cliche-Ridden Bonus Points

Clinton, S.C., Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:53 p.m. “Quite frankly,” Buddy Baker likes Tony Stewart “to be honest.” Those are two NASCAR luminaries’ favorite clichés. I enjoy listening to Buddy on SiriusXM, and I listen to him enough to know … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

There’s Bad Stress and Then There’s Good Stress

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 10:12 a.m. This is a really stressful time of year, akin to the lull that ends when a particularly rough hurricane season roars in from the warm waters of the Caribbean. Each year … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Kid and Me, Watching Football

[cb_profit_poster FlagFootball]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, August 31, 2013, 12:22 p.m. Well, it wasn’t that bad, not as bad as the score indicated, and, yes, that qualifies as one of football’s season’s familiar rationalizations. Gaffney walloped Clinton, 45-18, last night, and that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Meditations on a Sleeping Child

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, July 4, 2013, 8:48 a.m. It’s Independence Day, and the hope for the future is curled up to my left, dead to the world, impossible to awaken, with visions of video games undoubtedly dancing in his head. … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments