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The Personal Day That Will Live in Infamy

[cb_profit_poster Beer2]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, January 4, 2014, 2:25 p.m. I almost missed it. Today marks the one-year anniversary of losing my job. It was a Friday. I drove to Gastonia on January 4 to be told my final day at … Continue reading

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The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, December 1, 2013, 12:40 p.m. My friend Bernard Durham, who lives outside D.C. in Virginia near Dulles International Airport, drove all the way to Orangeburg, S.C., for Saturday’s FCS football playoff game between Furman and South … Continue reading

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Oh, Just Another Miracle …

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, October 31, 2013, 9:56 a.m. It’s over. The ordeal has ended in triumph. It was a sound investment, this seven months of attention to a baseball team. The Boston Red Sox, who failed to win any … Continue reading

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Indirectly, I’m Conspiring Against Myself

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:06 p.m. I’m “covered up,” a phrase that reminds me of the comedian Tim Wilson. What also reminds me of the term is what I’ve been going through this week, which is working … Continue reading

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Madcap Antics by Me and the Red Sox

[cb_profit_poster Guitar2]Clinton, S.C., Monday, October 14, 2013, 10:03 a.m. It was a duty, perhaps even an honor, for the president of the student body to make announcements over “the intercom” twice a day, at the end of third and fifth … Continue reading

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