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It Happens Every Spring

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:13 a.m. It’s a strange sensation for this time of year. I mourn the loss of baseball. Oh, the Boston Red Sox are playing a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals this very … Continue reading

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Some Time a Ball Team’s All a Man’s Got

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:20 p.m. When I look back on my 58th birthday and its aftermath, all I can make at this point is what, all too often in my life, one I’ve been unable to … Continue reading

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs …

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, October 30, 2015, 11:48 a.m. I haven’t felt the urge to blog lately. I’ve been working on a novel called Cowboys Come Home, trying to sell one called Forgive Us Our Trespasses, and trying to get … Continue reading

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Fashion Cents

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 10:04 p.m. Over the years, it’s been my observation that most fans think their favorite (driver, athlete, politician, etc.) is the only guy who tells it like it is, and their least favorite … Continue reading

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Where the Ashes Fall

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 4, 2015, 11:28 a.m. This, of course, is Labor Day weekend. I’ve put in my share of hours over time, first more with arms and legs, but then gradually working down to the fingertips because … Continue reading

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Potentially a Time for Progress

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 27, 2015, 10:18 a.m. No race this weekend. Maybe I’ll go to a ballgame. This is going to be — knock on wood — the least busy weekend for quite some time. The Greer at … Continue reading

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In My Element

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, August 22, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Football has changed. I still love it. The players are bigger, though not so much at Clinton High School as the teams it faces. The best word to describe the Red … Continue reading

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Precious Memories, How They Linger …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, August 3, 2015, 5:18 p.m. When I played high school football, my father never missed a game. Come to think of it, he rarely missed a practice. I expect there were days when I missed practice … Continue reading

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A Time of Fulfillment

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:46 a.m. The week started out unevenly, but, at the moment, the uncertain seems at least normalized, and I’m in a mood of fulfillment, and fulfilled is about the best I get these … Continue reading

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Well, That’s Baseball!

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, April 10, 2015, 9:20 a.m. I was thinking on the way home last night, trying to remember if I had ever been to a professional baseball Opening Night. I wrote about quite a few, but I … Continue reading

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