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Fame and Fortune and Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 20, 2015, 11:38 a.m. I’m digesting the results of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel(s). And breakfast. The link sausage I bought at Sam’s Club is tasty. I’m delighted David Ragan made the Daytona 500. His was … Continue reading

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When To Say When

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 23, 2015, 5:02 p.m. I’ve had a day to ruminate since word arrived that Jeff Gordon was winding down his NASCAR career. On Thursday morning, I got up early and wrote a blog, and then, … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Too Weird, Man

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, January 17, 2015, 10:27 a.m. Are you distracted? I am. This morning I thought, Well, it’s time to start thinking about what’s going to happen in NASCAR, and I realized that whether or not Kurt Busch’s … Continue reading

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What a Way to Run a Railroad

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 12:03 p.m. Soon, NASCAR will consist of more than lurid details of lawsuits. Soon, what you will find ascending through your social media feed will be more than the umpteenth list of “Biggest … Continue reading

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No One Loves Bowling This Much

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, January 2, 2015, 10:30 a.m. After another exhausting day of short-story writing, book reading, guitar playing, snack eating, and, most notably, football watching, I am ready to face another week. Oh, wait. It’s already Friday. Check … Continue reading

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Day-old Chili and Other Thoughts

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, October 12, 2014, 7:39 p.m. It’s been a day of watching football, thinking about NASCAR, and dining on day-old chili. I’m proud of my chili. I only ate a little yesterday because, for some reason, I’m … Continue reading

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Home to … This

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, October 11, 2014, 8:16 p.m. The day has already been long. I tailgated with friends at the Coastal Carolina-Presbyterian game, won by the No. 3-ranked Chanticleers, 40-28. I got up early to finish seasoning the chili … Continue reading

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Tony’s Gotta Be Tough

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, September 29, 2014, 5:19 p.m. This morning I was working on a novel, and Tony Stewart’s media session was mostly over by the time I thought of it. I read the Tweets, and, later, when I … Continue reading

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Tony Stewart Is Not Alone

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 29, 2014, 1:59 p.m. “When the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game.” – Grantland Rice (1880-1954) On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Michigan by the Minutes

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, August 17, 2014, 12:52 p.m. I was almost completely separate from NASCAR on Saturday. I talked a bit about it while signing books in Virginia and watching baseball in North Carolina. On the way between the … Continue reading

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