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Another Week in Crazy World

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 14, 2014, 9:47 a.m. I don’t care whether or not Johnny Manziel starts for the Cleveland Browns. I don’t care whether or not I get the SEC Network. I don’t care whether or not the … Continue reading

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Resistance Is Futile

Clinton, S.C., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 2:22 p.m. Everything is beautiful in its own way*, and most examples in NASCAR require similar allowances for changing fashions and alternative viewpoints. Some like a starry summer’s night, others a snow-covered winter’s day. … Continue reading

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The Distance Ain’t Half Bad

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:04 p.m. Things around here have been stable. A friend called this morning to check on me, noting that I haven’t been blogging much. I have. Just not here. Sometimes I relate to the … Continue reading

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The Carolina Panthers from Afar

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, December 22, 2013, 2 p.m. It’s raining outside. The Saints-Panthers game is frozen on my TV because this is what happens on DirecTV when fierce thunderstorms hit. What I won’t do to make sure I can … Continue reading

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Selling Books Socially

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, November 21, 2013, 9:45 a.m. I have 5,945 Twitter followers, or that was the total the last time I checked. I have 4,492 Facebook friends. Oh, man. That’s a lot of acquaintances to maintain. My Facebook … Continue reading

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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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Far Be It from Me to Give You Advice, but …

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 13, 2013, 10:03 a.m. We all learn little lessons, little slogans, words to live by, et al. You know. Jim Croce incorporated several in a single chorus: “You don’t tug on Superman’s cape. You don’t … Continue reading

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Faster and Faster and Faster …

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 9:46 a.m. I don’t think there’s ever been any danger of the Justice Department seizing my emails. I doubt the existence of a NASCAR leak would unduly alarm those in the halls of government. … Continue reading

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The Stream-of-Consciousness Life

I got up unusually early this morning, and the main reason is I went to bed unusually early last night. I didn’t even make it to “Letterman.” So I got up for a little while at about 5, then went … Continue reading

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Any More Information and I Won’t Know Anything at All

Age brings with it many beneficial virtues: wisdom, experience, perspective and other respectable nouns. Obstinate vices grow wild, as well. It’s called being “set in my ways.” I’ve become something of a Missourian at heart, if a South Carolinian by … Continue reading

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