Chris Trainor is a contributing columnist for the Index-Journal. Contact him at ChrisTrainorSC@yahoo.com. You can follow him on Twitter @ChrisTrainorSC. Views expressed in this column are those of the writer only and do not represent the newspaper's opinion.
Every once in a while, things go exactly how you think they will.
There were some words that kept running through my mind on Thursday evening, as I sat in the lovely auditorium at the Greenwood Community Theatre, surrounded by some of the city’s key political and business leaders.
Many of us now have a device of some kind that helps us with directions and tells us how to get where we’re going.
Most folks probably remember where they were and what they were doing at the moment things got real.
Some of the best parts of our lives come from humble beginnings.
We’ve all got one. Though there might be a few of you who are slow to admit it.
It’s kind of funny how your mind can find a connection between two seemingly unrelated things.
I swear it used to snow around here. At least every once in a while.
Let’s watch this one thing together. Or at least as close to “together” as we can be at the current moment.
“High and tight on the sides, with a crew cut on top with a one-and-a-half guard.”
Like all mere amateurs, I had to stand in awe of the work of a master.
You don’t always have to completely understand the passions of others. Sometimes you just have to accept the reality and keep moving.
When I think of it, Saturday mornings are probably what first come to mind.
This one seemed particularly distant. I’m sure at least a few of you spend time on Facebook, the ubiquitous social media site. Once something of a marvel, it has kind of become like cigarettes: bad for you, but still hard to quit. What began as a good tool to connect with friends old and new…
We always knew Christmas 2020 was going to be a little different.
Newspapers are always so much more than just the sum of their parts.
For a moment, I was 10 years old again. At least in my memories.