Category: Art

Treadmill in a Box 2

Treadmill in a Box

Outside the sun shines, and I’m in a box. Inside I sit amongst upholstered walls, Staring all day at a glowing glass screen Under the flickering fluorescent lights. Papers pile up on every surface....

Big Tex! 4

The 2010 Texas State Fair

The Texas State Fair starts this weekend here in Dallas, Texas. It’s always a big to-do around here — definitely one of the perks of living in North Texas. It’s always a treat to...

Frost Bank Tower from Austin City Hall 8

Keeping It Weird in Austin, Texas

Deep in the heart of Texas lies the city of Austin. It’s known for a lot of things. Austin is the state capital, it’s the home of the University of Texas, and it’s the...

Big Ben 1

Four Minutes Fast

I have a superpower, but my superpower sucks. My power? I can see into the future. The reason it sucks? I can only see the next four minutes. I know that still sounds impressive,...

Big Tex is an icon of Fall in Texas 2

Ninety Degree Fall in Texas

Fall in Texas is an interesting thing. After several months of summer, The hellish heat is finally at an end, And the city awakens from its summer siesta. The August heat here is brutally...

Transit Map House 3

The Commute

The morning commute begins at dawn. I down my coffee and stumble out the door. Stuck in traffic, I see the station. And watch as the Red Line passes me by. On the platform...

Garden of the Gods Keyhole Rock 2

Garden of the Gods: Summer 2010

Colorado Springs sits at the base of the Rocky Mountains, giving the town a great view of Pikes Peak and other mountains. But you don’t need to go up into the mountains to experience...

My doubt swelled at the sight of every cactus. 1

Mountains in the Distance

Lost in the desert I wandered for years. Mountains looming in every direction. Shining forests of green paradise Calling me from the far horizon. I never got closer to finding my way. Adrift in...

In the Haze of the Night 5

In the Haze of the Night: Part 4

1: Drunken Pancakes 2: Deleted Texts 3: Out on the Street 4: A Movie Ignored After a long night, we got back to Ryan’s apartment around three. I kicked off my heels and plopped...