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A Change of Tone

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Friday, January 3, 2014, 2:12 p.m. Here’s a surprise. I’ve been writing. This morning, I went back through the first three chapters of my budding western novel, Cowboys Come Home, and cleaned them up a bit at … Continue reading

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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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It’s An Entirely Different Circus Now

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, December 5, 2013, 1 p.m. Little snap judgments based on the snippets leaking back across social media from the Empire’s posh celebration in Las Vegas: NASCAR chairman Brian France wants more passing on intermediate tracks. As … Continue reading

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The Other Guy’s Shoes Are Always Different

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 11:45 a.m. Everyone has a skewed perspective. Everyone caters, to one extent or another, to his or her own peculiar whims. The best way to peruse the fake heat of social media is … 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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Kenseth Leads the Chase and Father Time

  [cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:01 a.m. Know what I realized while watching Matt Kenseth win the Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire? He’s 41! Matt Kenseth is 41! How did that happen? OK, so, well, I’m 55, … Continue reading

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My Insecurity Is Quite Often Fictional

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 12:45 p.m. I’m sort of cut off from the world right now. I’ve got this novel, The Intangibles, about to be published. I wrote it a while back. I’m almost finished with the … Continue reading

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Pressure? What Pressure?

[cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 6, 2013, 12:41 p.m. Were I in Richmond tomorrow night, I would be all frantic. Writing about a NASCAR night race – or, for that matter, practically anything at night – is a stressful pastime … Continue reading

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Take a Trip and Never Leave the Farm

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 1:12 p.m. The Boston Red Sox are on the West Coast, and when the Sox go west, in a sense, so, too, do I. They polished off the San Francisco Giants last night, … Continue reading

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A Rare Dose of Genuine Humility

Clinton, S.C., Monday, July 15, 2013, 9:40 a.m. After winning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, Brian Vickers said the past few years “couldn’t have been filled with more trials and tribulations.” Trials and tribulations are habitually grouped together, … Continue reading

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