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Ultimately Worth the Reluctance

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12:36 p.m.

It’s rather a miracle that I even read The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland. From time to time, I get to pick a free download from a list, and it’s possible I thought Rebekah Crane’s novel had something to do with President Grover Cleveland, the only man to hold the office in separate terms. 465 more words

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A Long Line of Pistols and Sons of Guns

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 11:45 a.m.

When my mother told me Notre Dame was burning, at first I thought she meant the football stadium. 679 more words

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Just Some Writer Staring at the Wall

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:27 p.m.

It has not been uncommon for me to express the belief that the biggest problem facing writers is simple. 484 more words

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Another Birthday in the Life

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:07 p.m.

Another year has come and gone. Fate chose mine to pass on the eighth day of April, which left me a week off a fool from the get-go. 569 more words

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Hollings Was a Stately Man

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, April 6, 2019, 12:34 p.m.

When I was in the sixth grade at Clinton Elementary School, U.S. Sen. Ernest Frederick “Fritz” Hollings visited my classroom. 401 more words

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Making Sense of Pat Conroy

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, March 28, 2019, 11:56 a.m.

It took a long time to read My Exaggerated Life, the oral biography by Pat Conroy as told to Katherine Clark. 715 more words

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Foundered on the Rocks of Paradise

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, March 25, 2019, 12:52 p.m.

I’ve been reading three books at the same time. One is in hardcover. One is in my Kindle. 570 more words

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