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Living in the Past

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:25 a.m. I was just thinking about the old Tom T. Hall song “Spokane Motel Blues.” As you well know, if you read this blog a lot, I call on Tom T. for … Continue reading

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Looking at the World Through a Windshield …

Concord, North Carolina, Saturday, May 27, 2017, 11:50 a.m. About 15-20 years ago, one morning, barely light, I was driving up Interstate 85 between Spartanburg and Cowpens when a blue station wagon roared past me in the right lane. It … Continue reading

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Fine by Me

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, June 21, 2014, 5:39 p.m. Since I stopped going to the track – or since my going was stopped, whatever – I’ve grown increasingly ambivalent, not about NASCAR, specifically, but about what NASCAR does. I don’t know … Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Do

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 6:45 p.m. I’m home again. It’s been nine days, mostly on the road. I spent seven nights in four hotels and one on a friend’s couch. I drove the following interstate highways: 26, 385, … Continue reading

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The Mention Was An Honorable One

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, April 3, 2014, 9:11 a.m. Last week I learned that my song, “The Paved Road,” won honorable mention in an American Songwriter lyric contest. I passed this information along, but I didn’t receive the actual results until … Continue reading

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Consequences of the Curving Road

[cb_profit_poster Travel1] Clinton, S.C., Monday, August 12, 2013, 8:50 a.m. The Rise of the Road Course continues. The winds have shifted. The crowd at Watkins Glen International was up, though, sight unseen, I would bet lots of money there weren’t … Continue reading

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Virginia Daydreaming

Winchester, Va., Friday, June 21, 2013, 8:10 p.m. I wish I had been on my way back today. I wanted so badly to stop along the road – drive Skyline Drive, see a battlefield, visit the Natural Bridge – but … Continue reading

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Reconciling Moore with a Loving God

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 10:52 a.m. When I awakened this morning, halfway across the country, I suppose I was somewhat prepared for more news of tragedy in Moore, Okla. Sometimes it strikes me as useless all the times … Continue reading

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