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Football Is a Deep Fade

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, November 26, 2016, 10:14 a.m. My first thought this morning, upon awakening, was … … Gee, whiz, I have to use the bathroom. Emphasis on “whiz.” My second thought was, well, football’s over. Hahahaha. Football is … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day, There’s Always Barbecue

Newberry, South Carolina, Saturday, November 19, 2016, 11:56 a.m. Years ago, Carson-Newman had just finished defeating Presbyterian in football, and I remember Cally Gault walking through the ranks of the Blue Hose as they filed from the field in Jefferson … Continue reading

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If Only It Seemed Like Old Times …

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:28 a.m. I’ve had this small problem this fall. If didn’t watch my alma mater (Furman) and my hometown school (Presbyterian) play football, I might be happier. But I do. Even if these schools … Continue reading

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A Fierce Flock of Owls

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 2, 2016, 12:05 p.m. My home state is mostly ecstatic. Even the Gamecocks grudgingly acknowledge another great Clemson triumph. I saw about five-eighths of the Tigers’ marvelously exciting resistance of the Louisville invaders. But I’m … Continue reading

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A Gin, Not a Rummy

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:10 a.m. Now things are back to normal. It’s Sunday and there’s a NASCAR race in New Hampshire and, and by extension, my living room. In a way, the whole world is here. … Continue reading

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The Weekend That Was

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:38 a.m. On Sunday afternoon, I walked out of Bi-Lo humming the theme from The Rifleman. I have no idea why. I haven’t watched a rerun of it lately. Bum-bum-bum-buh-BUM-bum, bum-bum-bum-BUM … What … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Reaches Clinton

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 27, 2016, 3:21 p.m. It’s the day after Clinton beat Laurens, and all through the town, still no one seems to have his feet on the ground. Or her feet. The hovering transcends gender, which … Continue reading

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Looking Across the Lake

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, July 23, 2016, 9:26 a.m. It’s been an eventful week. I got a cover designed for my next novel, Cowboys Come Home. I started on a sixth, which doesn’t mean it has a name yet, only … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions, and Rationalizations

A Complete Line of Ink and Toner Cartridges   Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10:24 a.m. I’m thinking about going to see Furman play Samford in the Southern Conference Baseball Tournament at Fluor Field in Greenville. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Spring Can’t Come Soon Enough

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 27, 2016, 2:05 p.m. This is my coldest time of the year. When there’s snow on the ground, I always get bundled up, but when I trudge out in late February for the season’s first … Continue reading

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