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Thanks, Too, for the Hard Times That Make Us Better

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, November 26, 2015, 8:42 a.m. It’s Thanksgiving. Cool. It’s my favorite holiday. It’s all good. The Christmas season has a bitter edge because sometimes the pettiness in people comes out. Everyone seems to dwell on the … Continue reading

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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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Potentially a Time for Progress

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:18 a.m. No race this weekend. Maybe I’ll go to a ballgame. This is going to be — knock on wood — the least busy weekend for quite some time. The Greer at … Continue reading

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For God’s Sake, Take It Down

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 8:40 a.m. When I was in college, during my junior year, I decided to add a second major. It was history, and I specialized in the history of the South. I took classes … Continue reading

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Something Adds Up to Nothing

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 10:44 a.m. Last night, mainly I watched the football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New Orleans Saints. I’m reasonably sure the Ravens won. I flipped the channels, though, trying to figure … 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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Where He, and We, Always Wanted Him to Be

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, August 4, 2014, 10:45 a.m. Today I awakened thinking of Dale Earnhardt Jr. What a surprise, huh? He just won his third race of the season and swept the summer’s two races at Pocono. Each week’s … Continue reading

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Strong Opinions

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014, 10:21 a.m. Some writers try to hide their own views. Notice I didn’t use the word “reporter.” Reporters are supposed to hide their feelings. My contention is not that reporters aren’t writers. They most … Continue reading

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It’s So Different, It’s the Same

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 1:15 p.m. Another month, the fourth, is about to end. I’m mildly saddened by its passing in that it was the one in which I was born, but that was a long time ago, … Continue reading

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A Road ‘Companion’

[cb_profit_poster Guitar2]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, January 26, 2014, 1:57 p.m. On Saturday, I took quite the day trip, a round trip to Georgetown, S.C., down on the coast more than 200 miles away. I left the house at 6 in the … Continue reading

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