Tag Archives: Spartanburg

The Best There Ever Was

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 10:14 a.m. The first time I met David Pearson was at Spartanburg Downtown Airport. My dad drug me around with him all that summer long. At the time, he was in the fertilizer … Continue reading

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Woe Is the Weekend

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10:53 a.m. Does the weekend begin on Friday night? It seems reasonable. If so, the highlight of my weekend has been the appearances of Carol Burnett and Lewis Black on The Late Show … Continue reading

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Latest Blast from the Past

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9:15 a.m. On Friday night, I watched a game at J.W. Babb Stadium for the first time in thirty-four years. The last time I watched the Greenwood Eagles play, the football coach was … Continue reading

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Third and Long

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling] Clinton, S.C., Thursday, September 26, 2013, 10:30 a.m. I find myself a little glum, creatively. The completion Monday of the first draft of Crazy by Natural Causes left a bit of a void. I haven’t enjoyed anything recently … Continue reading

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He Didn’t Give a Damn in a Good Way

Clinton, S.C., Friday, May 17, 2013, 9:32 a.m. The first time I had an extended conversation with Dick Trickle was early in 1995. He was about to begin his only season in Bud Moore’s No. 15 Quality Care Ford. Bud’s … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Angst

Clinton, S.C., Sunday, May 12, 2013, 1:22 p.m. Saturday felt kind of weird. The Southern 500 was two and a half-hour’s drive away at Darlington Raceway, my favorite NASCAR track. I didn’t go. In fact, I didn’t watch on TV. … Continue reading

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