Tag Archives: Tom T. Hall

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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‘I’m Not as Good as I Once Was, but I’m as Good Once …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:04 p.m. I did something on Sunday — and quite a way into Monday — that I don’t think I could have done when I was younger. This is encouraging. It might not … Continue reading

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Hooks, and Rhymes, and Reasons

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, April 11, 2016, 8:43 a.m. I’ve had a few days to digest it. It’s time for me to pay homage to the great Merle Haggard, who died on his 79th birthday, and it didn’t make me … Continue reading

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The Ty That Binds

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 30, 2016, 1:37 p.m. Last night I was driving home from Anderson, pleased that the trip had been worth it because I’d had something to write. Laurens had upset third-ranked Westside, 69-64, for its sixth … Continue reading

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Go ‘Round Merrily

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, November 14, 2014, 9:04 a.m. Readers hate to read lectures. This I understand more because I’m more of a reader now. The lack of common ground between many fans and the media resonates more. I talk … Continue reading

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Mistaken Impressions, Mostly

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, September 5, 2014, 10:25 a.m.   Mama needs her medicine / She’s got that real bad cough / We’ll get our check on Monday / Tell ol’ Sam we’ll pay him off / You can catch … Continue reading

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