Limited

The faint hint of sulfur was unable to overpower the smell of the grisly roadside barbecue. Malone stared past his nose at the struck match, his cupped hand protecting the harmless flame as it caressed the end of his cigar. When did his hands get to be so wrinkled? The deep shadows jumped back and …

The Only Moment

One. That's all you get. Just one. The realization was terrifying; but a second look made it liberating. There's something unique about riding a bike. Just over a year ago, I began to train for a long distance mountain bike ride. I spent a lot of time on my bike the next few months. Lots …

Metaphorically Speaking

"Speaking? Don't you mean metaphorically thinking?" Metaphors fit the bill of today's discussion. But don't worry you second-hand journalists, you pitiful poets, you wanna-be literary gods, for this article isn't for the writers of society and it isn't about literary metaphors. It is about cognitive metaphors, those constructs through which we experience the world. "Wait…metaphors …

The Red Line

Do you follow the red line? Do you trace its every angle and hug to each meander? Do you even know which line I'm talking about? If you're lost, don't count yourself alone. I too was ignorant of the red line until recently. To demonstrate, let's travel through time, back 2 years to when I …