An Ode to Jeffery 2014 UPDATED

Thursday, June 5, 2014 10:54 p.m.

This is an update on my very first Fanfare for the Common Man column titled “An Ode to Jeffrey.”

My first Fanfare: An Ode to Jeffrey

Monday, June 2, 2014 11:18 p.m.

This is an update on my very first Fanfare for the Common Man column titled “An Ode to Jeffrey.”

Fanfare for the Common Man: Stupid things I’ve done

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 3:45 p.m.

It’s a sad statement about a man’s life when he has a Top Five List of Stupid Things He’s Done.

Requiem for a Big Man’s lawn chair

Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:46 p.m.

You might notice I no longer sit while covering sporting events.

It was a very good chair

Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:51 p.m.

You might notice I no longer sit while covering sporting events.

A sticky situation recalled

Sunday, May 18, 2014 12:22 p.m.

I got my hand stuck in my guitar.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Mac Daddy McGuyver

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 9:40 p.m.

I got my hand stuck in my guitar.

MacGyver would be proud

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:08 p.m.

I got my hand stuck in my guitar.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Eddie milks a cow

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:42 p.m.

I have this friend.

Eddie’s big adventure

Monday, May 5, 2014 9:44 a.m.

I have this friend.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Steak... on a SWORD! UPDATED

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:20 a.m.

If you were to look for parallels across history to compare with the next 600 words you are about to read, upon reflection I’ve come up with one: Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Fanfare for the Common Man: What is this gluten?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:56 a.m.

I was talking with the Ex recently about the success of her diet, and I asked her how she did it.

What is stone stew?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:06 p.m.

I love to eat. I love food.

So I cleaned off my desk ...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:06 p.m.

I cleaned off my desk today.

My first Opening Day UPDATED

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:23 p.m.

As I stood there watching the parade of baseball and softball players march down the first base line to home plate on Saturday during the Moncks Corner Park and Recreation Opening Day ceremony, I felt a strong pull tugging at the pit of my stomach.

I cleaned off my desk

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:22 p.m.

I cleaned off my desk today.

A Stew Fool ... 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:14 a.m.

It’s that time of year; time for the annual Catfish Festival in St. Stephen.

I don’t get it

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When it comes to technology, somewhere along the line I veered off the learning curve and wandered down the cobblestone road to Oldmansville.

Should have been a cowboy

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:25 p.m.

I threw up a photo on Facebook last week for Throw Back Thursday.

How to avoid a zombie

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Walking Dead is back.

Fanfare for the Common Man: Ice storms and earthquakes

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:01 a.m.

There are a couple of givens about living in the Deep South. First, since we have palm trees, a beach and big alligators, we can presume we will have hot, muggy summers and mild temperate winters.

Terry’s defining moment

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I was asked recently what I would do for love, and my reply was something of a sad one: “Not enough.”

A “Snowmeggeddon Diary”

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Just in case the world ends on Wednesday, Jan. 29, with this epic and historic winter storm, I have begun this diary so that eons from now, when the Great Thaw frees my body from this icy grave, maybe future generations will know.

A LEGO Movie?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

There is one word that will strike fear and horror into the hearts of any parent.

At the movies ...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’m sitting here trying to decide about what to write.

At the movies

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

I’m sitting here trying to decide about what to write.

The day after ...

Thursday, December 26, 2013 2:35 p.m.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 1822. With Christmas morning in your rearview mirror, here’s my version. A “What If” take, such as What if Santa left one kid in all the world nothing but clothes under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and this event was then memorialized in a poem?

Twas the Day After Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2013 11:13 p.m.

Clement Clarke Moore wrote the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in 1822. With Christmas morning in your rearview mirror, here’s my version. A “What If” take, such as What if Santa left one kid in all the world nothing but clothes under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and this event was then memorialized in a poem?

Fanfare for the Common Man: Catching Santa UPDATED

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 3:58 p.m.

I was an obsessive child.

The elusive Santa Claus

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 4:09 p.m.

I was an obsessive child.

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