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Al Gore? Not so much. Herb Alpert? Cool. Gabe Kaplan? Yes — I even have his autograph after a chance meeting in a Rockland, Maine restaurant. Rhea Perlman? Funny woman. Great role in “Cheers.” Shirley Jones? Yeah.

Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina? Bright daylight gave way to shadows, which then gave way to total darkness. Within minutes, of course, a summer day was again put into the sun’s bright light.

As we age, things change. Some things change rapidly. Some changes we’d just as soon not discuss, such as wishing some streams were as rapid-fire as our streams of consciousness. But then comes that phase when there’s no stream there, only blank stares as we try to recall where we were going…

Floyd Nicholson was nearly speechless Thursday night when he learned he was the 54th inductee into Greenwood County’s Hall of Fame. And he was genuinely surprised. After all, he attends the Greenwood SC Chamber’s annual meeting — well, annually. Not because he has to, but because he wants to.

Some people appreciate wall-to-wall carpet. Me? I appreciate wall-to-wall music. Maybe – if you have a few hours – I’ll give you the grand tour of the room down the hall.

People in Greenwood headed to get a Bruster’s Ice Cream, attend Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church, hit the Walmart or travel to and from Cobb Road and all points in and around that area probably did not even notice Rocky Creek as they drove over it. That is, not until a short portion of th…