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When Monte Comes Driving Home Again, Hurrah! Hurrah!

Concord, North Carolina, Saturday, May 20, 2017, 3:12 p.m. I’m back, and it seems relatively normal. Naturally, media parking is farther away. That’s a given. Almost four and a half years later, I’m back at a speedway, the motor one … Continue reading

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For Want of Coffee

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 9:54 a.m. The Patriots beat the Ravens. I’m going out of my mind trying to sell my novels. The new coffeemaker hasn’t arrived yet. Having to get up and drive out to the … Continue reading

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A Bit Reckless About Kelly

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10:33 a.m. Inexplicably, the Los Angeles Rams and the New York Giants are playing football in London. Not Ontario. Not Kentucky. England. It happens from time to time. Thanks to the miracle of television, … Continue reading

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The Weekend Is Progressing Nicely

Boiling Springs, North Carolina, Saturday, October 22, 2016, 11:04 a.m. It’s brisk and blustery here at Ernest W. Spangler Stadium, which overlooks the artificial surface of Coach Norman Harris Field, glistening as the sun shimmers off it’s Kelly green, and … 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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Coffee and Rain

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, May 8, 2015, 8:26 a.m. The NASCAR judicial process has run its course. Order has been restored. Danica Patrick is looking for new sponsorship. Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won his first race. The greatest racing month … Continue reading

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Just a Little Ways Down the Road

Newberry, South Carolina, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 1:34 p.m. I’m in the “liebrie.” That’s how “library” is pronounced in these parts, and as I have lived most of my life in the aforementioned parts, I’m prone to say it that … Continue reading

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Country Roads

[cb_profit_poster Travel1]Clinton, S.C., Monday, December 16, 2013, 9:47 a.m. I’m back. I hope you enjoyed some of the old blogs I posted during the three days I was away and otherwise occupied. I can play a harmonica while driving – … Continue reading

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Chances Are My Chances Are …

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, November 28, 2013, 3:50 p.m. The year of my discontent is near its end. My job was eliminated after 16-1/2 years. On Jan. 4, I found out that Jan. 4 was my last day at the … Continue reading

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Them’s the Breaks

[cb_profit_poster Speak1]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, November 16, 2013, 3:21 p.m. Enough of my problems … seriously. Saturday is the last day of the week. Whew. Not to bore you with the details – and that’s hard not to do – but … Continue reading

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