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Memories Are Made of These

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 25, 2015, 9:44 a.m. I’m fond of walking into a tumultuous atmosphere, looking around, and proclaiming, satirically, “Another … big … day.” My days and nights are generally pretty calm now. Writing fiction is like … Continue reading

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If Ever a Wonderful Wiz There Was …

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 8:21 a.m. The regular season is halfway done. In the summer, young men’s hearts turn to thoughts of … The Chase. As these next 13 races unfold, desperation will rise. The winless will … Continue reading

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Save the Goose!

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, May 25, 2015, 11:53 a.m. On May 21, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in what NASCAR officials call “a driver availability,” i.e., a media conference, Kevin Harvick, the reigning Sprint Cup champion, said, “Wait a second. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects Number Two

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 13, 2015, 7:15 p.m. I had a bit of a “Eureka moment” this morning. The racing at NASCAR’s intermediate tracks has fallen into disfavor, and I was wondering why. By intermediate track, I’m referring to … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with the Season to Date

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:42 p.m. NASCAR has gotten quite a bit more complicated over the past few weeks. From the very beginning, the Sprint Cup season has been marked by the unexpected, but not in the … Continue reading

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The Season Is Off to a Typically Absurd Start

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:44 a.m. Five races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, it seems worse than it is. For instance, it seems like the same driver wins every week, when, in fact, four different drivers … Continue reading

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Let’s See How Harvick Putts

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 16, 2015, 9:37 a.m. Kevin Harvick has lots of fans, and they’re happy today, as they’ve been happy for quite a while, and they’ve always liked that word. Their favorite driver has won twice this … Continue reading

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Odd for the Desert to Offer Relief

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 9, 2015, 10:45 a.m. I tried to warn you. I try to warn you every year. The Daytona 500 is one of the world’s memorable and significant sporting events. It just doesn’t have much to … Continue reading

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Perhaps There Will Be Racing

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:35 p.m. Today is one in which I haven’t made many decisions. I’ve just taken the paths of least resistance, which isn’t something I recommend but just a frequent vice to which humans … Continue reading

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I Can But Sigh

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:20 a.m. NASCAR snuck up on me. I was busy enough that I sort of watched the weekend’s activities fresh. I went out to watch Presbyterian College’s opening baseball game – the Blue … Continue reading

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