Steve Lovelace

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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 at an end. And the city awakens from its summer siesta. The August heat is brutally hot, Though...

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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...

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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...

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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 2

In the Haze of the Night: Part 4

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

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Manitou Springs, Colorado 2010

Back in the summer of 2010, my friends and I rented a car and drove from Dallas to Colorado Springs. It was a long drive, (especially between Fort Worth and Amarillo), but it was...

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The Wit and Wisdom of Steve Jobs

Never have so many eulogies been written for a man who is still living.* Of course, we don’t know how much longer Steve Jobs will be with us in this world, but we know...

In the Haze of the Night 3

In the Haze of the Night: Part 3

Part 1: Drunken Pancakes Part 2: Deleted Texts Part 3: Out on the Street Part 4: A Movie Ignored Paul’s half a block ahead as we stumble through the night. I could probably keep...

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Pikes Peak 2010: On Top of the World

In July 2010, my friends and I drove from Dallas to Manitou Springs, Colorado. While we were there, we took the Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway up to the top of the mountain....

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R.I.P. Borders Books & Music

I went to Borders the other day, during their “closing sale”, only to find it in such a sorry state that I couldn’t stay. The store was technically still in business, but it was...