Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Rich Are Richer, and the Rest Are Along for the Ride

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 30, 2013, 9:05 a.m. The NASCAR season has fallen into a pattern. Matt Kenseth won the first two races in the Chase. Jimmie Johnson won at Dover. Next he’ll win in Kansas. Then maybe races … Continue reading

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Oh, the Poor Little Rich Kid Got His Feelings Hurt

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:29 a.m. When a team, or an athlete, gets criticized, or does something wrong, the response is often a retaliatory attack on the messenger. How can Driver X possibly drive his race car … Continue reading

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Alas, Poor Football, I Knew It Well

  [cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, September 28, 2013, 4:55 p.m. I love football. Until this year, it liked me. Last night I watched Clinton lose again, 34-12 in Abbeville. The highlight of that excursion was supper at Yoder’s Dutch Kitchen. … Continue reading

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Greater than the Sum of their Parts

[cb_profit_poster Beer1]Clinton, S.C., Friday, September 27, 2013, 9:48 a.m. This edition of the Boston Red Sox is more like the 2004 World Series winner than 2007. Maybe it’s because that first world championship (okay, in 86 years) wasn’t expected. This … Continue reading

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Third and Long

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling] Clinton, S.C., Thursday, September 26, 2013, 10:30 a.m. I find myself a little glum, creatively. The completion Monday of the first draft of Crazy by Natural Causes left a bit of a void. I haven’t enjoyed anything recently … Continue reading

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Some Fine Cards Wound Up in the ‘Discard’ Pile

[cb_profit_poster Beer1] Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 10:38 a.m. Funny, but what watching Carl Edwards appear on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” prompted in me was a bit of remorse at the drivers who aren’t in the … Continue reading

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Another Fine Mess

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 10:27 a.m. I really can’t explain it. It was a spur-of-the-moment decision. It makes no sense, historically or technologically. Not even artistically. I’m laughing about it now. What the hell. Why not? The … Continue reading

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Kenseth Leads the Chase and Father Time

  [cb_profit_poster sponsor1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, September 23, 2013, 10:01 a.m. Know what I realized while watching Matt Kenseth win the Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire? He’s 41! Matt Kenseth is 41! How did that happen? OK, so, well, I’m 55, … Continue reading

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Green Acres Is the Place to Be!

  [cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Sunday, September 22, 2013, 12:51 p.m. I don’t get out much these days. Lately, I’ve been sort of like a monk, holed up in some cold, remote room of the seminary, copying manuscripts. Okay, writing a … Continue reading

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Praise the Lord and Pass the Red Sox

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, September 21, 2013, 11:59 a.m. All is not lost. The Boston Red Sox clinched the American League East last night, and I got to see most of it, which is another story born of dismay. Surprising … Continue reading

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