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It’s a Good Night for Singing!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Each year I put together my would-be, heartfelt, admittedly self-indulgent e-card, which this year, for the first time, is going to be a blog. I’ll send it via email to the … Continue reading

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Yippi-Yi … Ki-Yay!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:22 p.m. Oliver Hardy would have said, “Another fine mess you’ve got us in,” and called me Stanley. My daddy would’ve said, “If that ain’t a Dutton deal, damned if I’ve seen one.” … Continue reading

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The Audacity of Guitarists

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Thus far, it’s been sort of a musical morning. Oh, I’ve gone through the email and social media. I’ve balanced my checking account online. Since “Imus in the Morning” ended, I’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Bad Breaks Get You Down

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 2:20 p.m. I’m in a wonderful mood right now, and it’s a little bit surprising. It’s been a trying week. Late Monday afternoon, a fire at my mother’s house caused quite a bit … Continue reading

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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

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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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Greater than the Sum of their Parts

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 27, 2013, 9:48 a.m. This edition of the Boston Red Sox is more like the 2004 World Series winner than 2007. Maybe it’s because that first world championship (okay, in 86 years) wasn’t expected. This … Continue reading

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Cue the ‘Andy Griffith’ Theme

[cb_profit_poster Lottery1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, September 8, 2013, 11:30 a.m. It was sort of the perfect night for those who enjoy anarchy, Oliver Stone movies and The Drudge Report. Everyone knew the Chase for the Sprint Cup would hinge on the … Continue reading

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Friends Called Him ‘Dutch,’ and Surprising No One, It Fit

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 10:06 a.m. Yesterday Jim McLaurin, fast becoming a regular character in these epistles, predicted that I would write my blog about Elmore Leonard, who died at 87. Jim knows me too well. He … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for that Ballclub

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 10:31 a.m. The All-Star Break is, as Jim Croce sang of working at a car wash, “lowdown [and] mind-messing.” I’ve got this addiction. It’s called the Boston Red Sox. I watch most of their … Continue reading

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