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Great Is Established; Greatest Is Premature

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 18, 2013, 1:38 p.m. One day, NASCAR fans will stop quibbling about Jimmie Johnson. They won’t be able to withstand the sheer weight of Sprint Cup championships. It’s already subsiding, though the detractors remain. He … Continue reading

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There’s the Rub … That Wasn’t

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, August 25, 2013, 1:25 p.m. When it came “right down to it” on Saturday night, and the Irwin Tools Night Race was “there for the taking,” Matt Kenseth won it because he was capable of what … 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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Honesty Is a Naive Policy Sometimes

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, June 15, 2013, 1:02 p.m. My blog is running late because lawn care ran early. While mowing the lawn at my mother’s house, I listened to music – that’s really the sole reason I enjoy cutting grass … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Have to Be in Daytona Beach to See Wreckage

Fame is a poor measure of character. This I find myself pondering this morning in the aftermath of a scary incident on Monday afternoon. I was home, doing just what I’m doing now, except that I was thinking about a … Continue reading

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