Tag Archives: World Cup

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, July 20, 2018, 3:51 p.m. I hate the All-Star Break. The game’s fine, though I didn’t get to watch it this year because I was watching Laurens City Council go into executive session and then two … Continue reading

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It’s the World Gone Crazy

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, June 17, 2018, 9:31 a.m. Having no Monster Energy Cup race on Father’s Day seems strange. For many years, Father’s Day was considered to be a prime NASCAR date, not as prestigious as the weekends of … Continue reading

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Which Caesar Does One Render Unto?

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 7:37 p.m. I don’t think I can muster a blog on one subject tonight. My opinions aren’t strong enough, or at least I haven’t reached the stage where I can make detailed cases.   … Continue reading

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A Slant on Racing, or Lack Thereof

Clinton, S.C., Saturday, July 5, 2014, 3:03 p.m. So far I’ve finished off a short story (it’s posted at www.wellpilgrim.wordpress.com), and edited a little of what will eventually be my fourth novel. My nephew needs the money, so he’s been … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Way We Do It Around Here

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 12:18 p.m. I got the grass cutting done early so that I could watch the soccer match between Argentina and Switzerland. To paraphrase the late Jack Buck, I can’t believe what my fingers just … Continue reading

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The Lads Are Giving It Their All

Clinton, S.C., Thursday, June 26, 2014, 3:56 p.m. Whew. The USA advances, not by winning, not by a draw, but by falling, 1-0, to Germany in the final match of Group G play, and the grace of Portugal edging Ghana, … Continue reading

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