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I Feel Like I’ve Gotta Travel On

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 13, 2017, 10:52 a.m. I haven’t been to a race track since Homestead, Florida, at the end of 2012. On January 4, 2013, the Gaston Gazette informed that my position would be discontinued on … … 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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Between Here and the Trip

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, March 26, 2016, 1:05 p.m. Basketball is almost over. High school and college baseball is at its peak. MLB is just a little over a week away. NASCAR is off for Easter. It’s drizzling outside. The … Continue reading

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For My Clemson Friends, Bound for Phoenix and Brimming with Dreams of Glory

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, January 5, 2016, 10:06 a.m. Based on my social-media feed, I would estimate that approximately 10,000 people from here in town are going to watch Clemson play Alabama for the national college football championship in Glendale, … Continue reading

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‘I’m Thankful That Old Road Is a Friend of Mine’ *

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 9:51 a.m. The trouble with this road trip was that it started too late and ended too early. I’ve been driving to Texas for an annual charity event for years. Normally, I take … Continue reading

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The Rare Road Trip

Bossier City, Louisiana, Thursday, May 14, 2015, 9:02 p.m. Today I passed by hundreds of “historic” places of which I had never heard. Twice I got stopped dead in traffic, and neither was in a large city. I timed my … Continue reading

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The Road Does Not Go On Forever, and the Party Sometimes Ends

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:02 a.m. I feel fortunate this morning. For some unusual reason, I awakened a little after six. I was going to try to go back to sleep, and I don’t know why I … Continue reading

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Fit for Rumination

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, May 22, 2014, 11:09 a.m. Hey, it’s good to be back home again / Sometimes this old farm seems like a long-lost friend …” – John Denver. I’m not sure how much work I’m going to get … Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Do

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 6:45 p.m. I’m home again. It’s been nine days, mostly on the road. I spent seven nights in four hotels and one on a friend’s couch. I drove the following interstate highways: 26, 385, … Continue reading

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Take a Trip and Never Leave the Farm

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 1:12 p.m. The Boston Red Sox are on the West Coast, and when the Sox go west, in a sense, so, too, do I. They polished off the San Francisco Giants last night, … Continue reading

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