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Born May 18, 1953; got saved at Truett Memorial BC in Hayesville, NC 1959. On rigged ballot which I did not rig got Most Intellectual class of 71, Gaffney High School. Furman Grad, Sociology major but it was little tougher than Auburn football players had Had three dates with beautiful women the summer of 1978. Did not marry any of em. Never married anybody cause what was available was undesirable and what was desirable was unaffordable. Unlucky in love as they say and even still it is sometimes heartbreaking. Had a Pakistani Jr. Davis Cupper on the Ropes the summer of 84, City Courts, Rome Georgia I've a baby sitter, watched peoples homes while they were away on Vacation. Freelance writer, local consultant, screenwriter, and the best damn substitute teacher of Floyd County Georgia in mid 80's according to an anonymous kid passed me on main street a few years later when I went back to get a sandwich at Schroeders. Had some good moments in Collinsville as well. Ask Casey Mattox at www.clsnet.org if he will be honest about it. I try my best to make it to Bridges BBQ in Shelby NC at least four times a year.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Ten Greatest Utterances of the 20th Century

Ten: Stephen Fox to Clark Price May 1970 down 5-0, 40-0 and a set in the first round of the state doubles tennis championship in Columbia, S.C.: "I think we can take em."

9.Delmar to Baby Nace Felson in Oh Brother: "Friend, some of your foldin money's come unstove"

8.Doyle Hargraves in Slingblade: "I'm the only sane sonuvabitch in here."

7.A neighbor early 07 "Toot your horn again, that's real purty music."

6. Jennifer Wilkins of the Collinsville Library: "Strike Four"

5. Paris Trout: "Twenty two fifty, that's a real number."

4.  Stewart A. Newman in Columbia S.C. 1956: "W.A. Criswell doesn't speak for me."

3. Judge Frank Johnson 1965, the Tuesday after the first attempt to cross the Selma Bridge when MLKing Jr was in his court on one side and George Wallace lawyers on the other and he faced Wallace baiting lawyers down and said:  "Any contempt or order to show cause is a matter between this court and the alleged contemptors."

2. MLKing, August 28, 1963: "I Have a Dream Today..........."

1. My Daddy, the Rev Billy Fox, preaching with passion calling on souls out of the anxious seat to the altar from his preferred text at the end of Revelations, the final appeal 22:17 which says:  And the Spirit and the Bride say Come, and let him that heareth say Come. And let him that is athirst Come. And whosover will let him take the Water of Life Freely!


Amen

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