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Just Drinkin’ in the Rain

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 11, 2018, 11:30 a.m. It’s almost never a positive when an automobile race falls short of the scheduled distance, but Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 (266) wasn’t without its tactical amusements. Clint Bowyer and crew chief … Continue reading

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A Gin, Not a Rummy

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 25, 2016, 10:10 a.m. Now things are back to normal. It’s Sunday and there’s a NASCAR race in New Hampshire and, and by extension, my living room. In a way, the whole world is here. … Continue reading

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Coping with Adversity

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 18, 11:36 a.m. I know this is hard to believe, but it is possible to have a wonderful weekend in spite of the ballgames falling shy of one’s expectations. Perhaps I’m growing more understanding as … Continue reading

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For Old Times’ Sake

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 16, 2015, 12:34 p.m. It occurred to me recently that the restoration of Darlington to Labor Day weekend means the restoration of what was, for years, my favorite stretch of the season. To be fair, … Continue reading

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An All-Around Miraculous Day

David Ragan won at Talladega. Let’s try that one more time. David Ragan won at Talladega. Hallelujah! “Fairy tales can come true. It can happen to you. If you’re young at heart.” Front Row Motorsports finished 1-2. NASCAR can do … Continue reading

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The Worldwide Party Line

I was driving back from visiting my mother – she works on weekends at the Days Inn – and heard a Hank Williams song, “Mind Your Own Business,” on Sirius XM. The woman on my party line’s a nosy thing … Continue reading

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