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Here in Topeka

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, July 22, 2018, 8:35 a.m. It’s rainy outside. It’s rainy in New Hampshire, and I’m thinking of the words to Loretta Lynn’s old song, “One’s on the Way.” Then there’s Kris Kristofferson’s “Sunday Morning Coming Down.” … Continue reading

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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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Get Off My Lawn with Your Information!

  Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:43 a.m. I’m gearing up to pay bills, which means I have the challenge of remembering to write “2015,” not “2014,” on all the checks. I still write checks. Does that make … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Modern Life

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 2:30 p.m. It seems to me that the bigger problem isn’t the government, or the bank, or the phone company, or the Internet provider taking away privacy. The bigger problem is people voluntarily … Continue reading

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The Brave New Swirl

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1:15 p.m. Two decades ago, when I was just getting started writing about NASCAR for a living, I often made the mistake of answering questions honestly. I’m not talking about interactions with my peers. … 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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