Monthly Archives: June 2012

Whiteford’s Giant Burger is a place for men

With each burger, with each bite, with each second, Whiteford’s Giant Burger of Laurens, South Carolina, gets better and better. I found the place by chance one Thursday afternoon. Ironically, I was returning to my residence in Greenwood, S. C., … Continue reading

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My daughter’s birthday

While I spend a reasonable amount of time discussing things I like, it’s important to throw in some discussions regarding what I don’t like. (As if there’s any shortage of that here … ) One thing I don’t like is … Continue reading

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Why metric centuries are better than American centuries

On Saturday, I cycled in the 2012 Festival of Flowers Buzzin’ Bee tour. Sign-in went from 7 a.m. until 7:45 a.m.; I arrived at 8:17 a.m. I had this crazy idea I was going to “win” the 62.5-mile (100 kilometer … Continue reading

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Pump it up

I am terrified of insulin pumps. I do not know much about insulin pumps. My doctors say going on an insulin pump can save my life. I am terrified of insulin pumps. I have had Type I diabetes since I … Continue reading

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Alchemy

There comes a time in every blogger’s life when breaking away from journal-style blog posts associated with a trip to New York State is the best course of action. For me, this is one of those times. I’m too worried … Continue reading

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Desolate

Something dreadfully appealing cries out when I go home. I do not know from where it comes, but I hear it as loudly as I feel it. “Come back, come back,” it clamors. “You know you love it here.” I … Continue reading

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North by West Virginia

My parents have a different perception of technology than I. To me, computers, smartphones and gps navigation units bring the level of thought required to complete mundane tasks to practically nothing. One such task is finding the best route possible … Continue reading

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