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The Jokes Are Biting This Rainy Morning

Clinton, S.C., Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:12 a.m. Down the stretch! During the 20 years I spent Februarys in Daytona Beach, it was always a gathering storm even though it seldom rained. For several years, I was down there for … 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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Fear & Loathing In The Aisles

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 1:30 p.m. We got our 30 minutes of snow today, which was great because that gave everyone a chance to observe the tradition of racing to the supermarket for bread. There was, of … Continue reading

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Trying to Reason with Book-Release Season

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 9:45 a.m. It’s still the calm before the storm. Copies of my novel, The Intangibles, are en route to my doorstep. I’ve been biding my time this morning addressing packing envelopes so that … 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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Raining on the Road

Warren, Pa., Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:18 a.m. In a few hours, I will be playing music in Tidioute, Pa., at a place called the Hummingbird Café. The fact that Tidioute – the lady at the front desk of the … Continue reading

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Listenin’ Down the Highway

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, May 9, 4:06 p.m. As you may have gathered, I like music. I like to play it, even though I’m not much of a player, and I like to write it, even though I can’t read it. … Continue reading

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