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‘Isn’t That The Way They Say It Goes?’

[cb_profit_poster Guitar2]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 12:57 a.m. This morning I watched a video of Jim Croce performing “Operator” that was linked by a friend on social media. It reminded me of an old story from my youth, one … Continue reading

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Oh, Just Another Miracle …

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9:56 a.m. It’s over. The ordeal has ended in triumph. It was a sound investment, this seven months of attention to a baseball team. The Boston Red Sox, who failed to win any … Continue reading

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Boys, Tweet at It

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, October 6, 2013, 12:37 p.m. It’s another NASCAR Sunday here in the living room, my attention undivided by the existence of a Boston Red Sox playoff game today. They are en route to St. Petersburg, and … Continue reading

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Far Be It from Me to Give You Advice, but …

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 13, 2013, 10:03 a.m. We all learn little lessons, little slogans, words to live by, et al. You know. Jim Croce incorporated several in a single chorus: “You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Champions

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, August 24, 2013, 10:04 a.m. In NASCAR, this is one weird year, the kind that comes along every so often when one era ends and another begins. Regardless of how solid Jimmie Johnson’s fleeting hold on … Continue reading

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The Upgrade’s in the Middle, not the Top

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, July 28, 2013, 10:17 a.m. Jimmie Johnson, as hard as this may be to believe, hasn’t won either of the past two Sprint Cup championships. Tony Stewart in 2011 and Brad Keselowski in 2012 notwithstanding, Johnson has … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Start Playing These Games Last Year

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, June 5, 10:36 a.m. I wrote myself a note to write a blog on this topic a while back. Hmm. Let me check the iPhone. May 23 at 3:20 p.m.: “Comparing athletes.” What prompted it this morning … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy on Flights of Fancy

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 14, 10:31 a.m. I like movies. They make me a jolly good fellow. Wait a minute. That’s not movies. That’s beer. Someone requested the Tom T. Hall song, “I Like Beer,” last Friday night. I played … Continue reading

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Missing My Shayona

I’ve been staying at the Days Inn in Eden , N.C., so long that when I started staying there, it was the Knights Inn. This is literally true, or was until a couple years ago, when the Days Inn miraculously … Continue reading

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