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Stopping by Cinema on a Rainy Afternoon

[cb_profit_poster Movies]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, January 11, 2014, 9:45 a.m. From time to time, I get that “Here in Topeka” feeling, even though it’s actually in Clinton. It’s from the old Loretta Lynn song “One’s on the Way”: Here in Topeka … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Night for Singing!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 10:30 a.m. Each year I put together my would-be, heartfelt, admittedly self-indulgent e-card, which this year, for the first time, is going to be a blog. I’ll send it via email to the … Continue reading

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Finding Time for Music

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, August 26, 2013, 10:39 a.m. A disadvantage of songwriting is that it detracts from song listening. It’s a good problem to have, all in all, I reckon, or, at least, not a terrible one. It’s just … Continue reading

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Friends Called Him ‘Dutch,’ and Surprising No One, It Fit

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 10:06 a.m. Yesterday Jim McLaurin, fast becoming a regular character in these epistles, predicted that I would write my blog about Elmore Leonard, who died at 87. Jim knows me too well. He … Continue reading

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The British Open, the Charlotte Knight and the Young Tom Morris

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12:38 p.m. I really enjoy watching golf’s major championships, and I truly couldn’t care less about any of the other tournaments. I watch like Angel Cabrera plays. Perhaps it’s because I don’t play the … Continue reading

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Golf’s Glorious Cow Pasture

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, July 18, 2013, 10:16 a.m. “I can’t believe what my eyes just saw!” The late Jack Buck’s reaction to Kirk Gibson’s World Series home run is generally the way I react when my television affords me my … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy on Flights of Fancy

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 14, 10:31 a.m. I like movies. They make me a jolly good fellow. Wait a minute. That’s not movies. That’s beer. Someone requested the Tom T. Hall song, “I Like Beer,” last Friday night. I played … Continue reading

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