Oscar’s Restaurant & Lounge: You don’t know good Mexican food until you have eaten here

When we were staying in Abilene we ate at Oscar's Restaurant and Lounge. I would link you to their website but they don't have one! They are small and special and they serve some of the best Mexican cuisine I have ever eaten in my life. In. My. Life. Forget about your Tex-Mex or bland …

Unknown Legend

I want to ride a motorcycle in the desert at night. I want to be on a dark road that points toward the setting moon that hangs in the sky like an orange lantern. Then I want to open up the throttle and see if I can't reach it before it disappears below the horizon, …

Ikiru: Making Death Relevant by Kurosawa

This film examines a fundamentally human question we all wrestle with from time to time. Is the universe a dark and cold place, or do our actions have lasting, and permanent, consequences?  Kurosawa doesn't answer the question because it's fundamentally unanswerable. As most human questions are. But his characters speak and react as if they …

Huh. So this is what relaxation is like? I like it.

Last night I played a little bit of LOTRO. I haven't played any computer games for months and months. I have had no time. I've spent so much of my energy lately into writing (and all the facets that go into that) I have had no time for anything else. It's hurt me, I think. …

Another Conversation with Story: When the bloom fades from the rose

Me: This is pure drudgery. Story: I love you, too. Me: Hey, it's no bed of roses here, either, smart guy. Story: Where's the love? The love. That's all I ask. I look around and I don't see it. Me: I was in love with you when we first started. Now I'm ready to get …