Tag Archives: Merle Haggard

Money Isn’t Important If You Got It

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 1:15 p.m. It was an intimate morning. I deleted spam messages on my website, so I monitored such personal messages as: This makes it a virtuous rootage of straightaway of straightaway sprightliness and … Continue reading

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‘I’m Not as Good as I Once Was, but I’m as Good Once …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m. I did something on Sunday — and quite a way into Monday — that I don’t think I could have done when I was younger. This is encouraging. It might not … Continue reading

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Hooks, and Rhymes, and Reasons

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 11, 2016, 8:43 a.m. I’ve had a few days to digest it. It’s time for me to pay homage to the great Merle Haggard, who died on his 79th birthday, and it didn’t make me … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Morning After

Richfield, Ohio, Sunday, August 24, 2014, 8:40 a.m. The highlight of the morning was seeing a man who looked remarkably like Woody Hayes eating breakfast in the motel lobby. He wore suspenders, a white tee shirt, and a pair of … Continue reading

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