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Lessons on the Line

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, October 10, 2013, 11:23 a.m. It’s nobody’s opinion but mine. One would think this self-evident. It happens all the time, though. Someone writes, “OK, well, that’s right, but you should have mentioned what [insert name] did … Continue reading

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The Truth But Not the Whole Truth

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 1:42 p.m. Ahhhh. I feel as if I must take a deep breath because I’m about to launch into some basic information about the way journalism works. One of life’s great ironies is … Continue reading

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One Indian Name, and One that Isn’t

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, August 3, 2013, 12:59 p.m. I always thought Daytona was the coolest name. It sort of sounded fast. It epitomized speed, but I never thought about it much until one time when I was driving down there … Continue reading

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There’s Racing, and Then There’s Passing

I’ve been up about three hours now. I’ve had a cup of coffee, gone through the social media feeds, checked the old email and fixed breakfast. I’ve played a few songs on the guitar and talked over the Crown Royal … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, the Brickyard Music Sounds Off Key

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 27, 2013, 3:23 p.m. As I settle into today’s blog, I’m sort of torn. It’s already edged past mid-afternoon. I’m still basking in the enjoyment of playing music Friday night. I just got back from a … 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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How NASCAR Imitates Facebook (and Twitter, Even)

Clinton, S.C., Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:12 p.m. NASCAR is getting more and more like Facebook. There, I’ve written it, and in a size suitable for posting. This occurred to me this morning while filling out forms, perusing social media … Continue reading

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