Category: Art

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On the Banks of the Red Cedar

This Saturday, October 10, 2011, will be the 59th annual football game between Michigan State University and its in-state rival, the University of Michigan. As a die-hard Michigan State fan, I’d like to celebrate...

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Downtown Dallas: Main Street

I’ve lived near Downtown Dallas for a number of years now, and I never seem to tire of the Dallas skyline. There’s just something magical about the way that the glass towers jut out...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...