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Work and non-work collide

Today was a fine day in the work world … I got to produce something that (1) really interests me and (2) I can actually say something about (in other words, present an informed opinion).

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Born to Run (?)

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”
-John Bingham

This quote from a blog entry from Charlotte Observer running enthusiast (and deadly leadoff hitter in softball) Theoden Janes empowered me as I set off into uncharted territory this morning.

For the first time, I ran in an official race — The “Jingle Jog 5K” as part of the big Thunder Road Marathon here in Charlotte. Continue reading

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Stuff I need to talk about, Vol. 1 — UNC/NC State hoops

First, the back story: As you may or may not know, our wedding day fell on a key day of college basketball. First, the Gamecocks were set to travel to Rupp Arena in Kentucky, but, more important, North Carolina was slated to play NC State.

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From ESPN the Magazine

More, specifically, Rick Reilly:

Anyway, with the economy six feet under and Christmas running on about three and a half reindeer, it’s nice to know that one of the best presents you can give is still absolutely free.

Hope.

From his latest column, a fantastic read.

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For my clemson buddies – my coaching list

Okay, so I’ve been nice and not really said much about T-day in the Upstate. But, just to prove that I’m being a nice guy, I put on my investigative reporting hat, called up a few sources, talked to some people in the know.

So, after pounding the pavement, here it is — my list of potential candidates to replace Bowden up at clemson. These guys are top-of-the-line and are likely to talk with clemson about their opening.

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Look away, look away, look away

So, I have made it back from the DEEP DEEP South. I have to say that was the gold standard of all road trips.

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Picture perfect

Yesterday was one of those overall great days. If I could have taken a picture of yesterday, I would frame it and put it up somewhere so that I could point to it, and people could see an ideal day for the experience that is Carolina Football.

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