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Style and Sox and Storms, Etc.

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:57 p.m.

One consequence of working for a news website while writing fiction at the same time is the constant clash of styles. 476 more words

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'Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics'

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, September 23, 2018, 10:45 a.m.

I fell asleep with the TV on last night, which is not unusual, and it awakened me this morning, when I wanted to sleep longer, because, in a semi-conscious state, I got irritated. 775 more words

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What do jury duty, a broken tooth, a peanut butter shake and Lindsey Wilson have in common? Me!

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, September 20, 2018, 11:40 a.m.

I had jury duty but wasn’t selected. Since every day, I put together arrest reports and talk to law enforcement officers about various crimes, I suppose this is hardly a surprise. 601 more words

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Who'll Stop the Rain?

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, September 13, 2018, 1:55 p.m.

Florence is coming to town. In fact, it looks like it’s going through Florence (the city) on the way. 588 more words

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Don't Even Try to Put All This Together

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, August 23, 2018, 10:11 a.m.

Two days ago, I ate at KFC for the first time since the horrible commercials started. I bought a three-piece, Original Recipe, Big Box Meal. 435 more words

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If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, August 17, 2018, 10:54 a.m.

This morning I learned about the wet-bulb thermometer. So enriched was I that I moved on to wet-bulb temperature. 409 more words

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Up on the Hill

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:38 a.m.

It seems there’s always a hill. It might be a plateau above a practice field, with a town’s young men busily preparing to represent their school and town in battles for football supremacy, scattered a week apart throughout the fall. 278 more words

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