Category: Nonfiction

Essays, articles and other works of nonfiction

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The Ups and Downs of Teardown Houses

Real estate is expensive in Dallas, so the trend is to replace small old houses with bigger, newer ones. These teardown houses are a controversial subject in the Metroplex. From a preservationist standpoint, they...

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#lovewins: Fifty States of Gay

I was driving in my car when the DJ came on the radio to announce the news. In the landmark case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, the US Supreme Court has ruled that state and...

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RedBubble T-Shirts and Merchandise

If you’re a fan of my artwork, now you can buy my designs on a tee-shirt, poster, mug, or dozens of other types of merchandise. Check out my RedBubble store for all kinds of...

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Experience vs Memory

I saw an interesting TED Talk about the psychology of experience vs memory. In the talk, psychologist Daniel Kahneman talks about two competing parts of our conscious mind: the experiencing self and the remembering...

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Valet Parking on Lower Greenville

Looking for parking is always a stressful proposition, especially in Dallas. My adopted hometown is a car-centric city with walkable pockets. These little pockets are usually centered around bars and nightlife, with densely zoned...

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What Does It Mean to Be a Texan?

I had a discussion (argument) with a good friend about what it means to be a Texan. I said that, after 7+ years of living in Dallas, I felt I could call myself a...

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Spring 2015 Portfolio

My name is Steve Lovelace, and I am proud to announce the release of my Spring 2015 Portfolio. If you’re new to this site, allow me to introduce myself. I am a graphic designer...

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The Ad-Free Super Bowl Stream

I’m not a sports guy, and I don’t even watch the Super Bowl most years, but this year I was invited to my friends’ house, and I decided that hanging out with my friends...