Last week, I wrote of leaving a high-school basketball game one evening as heavy snow was arriving and how that my trip home in our farm pickup truck was delayed by my unwisely deciding to grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant.

At the column’s end, I was facing three challenges to overcome on my way home — the first being my making it up the hill to the Carthage city square. I backed up around a curve to attempt a running start, took a deep breath, a pressed the accelerator.

Hartsville resident Jack McCall is an author and motivational speaker.

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