Enter Spring

Five dollars. Five US dollars is all I paid for a great experience. That’s a deal I just don’t see enough of these days. I got home from work last Friday and pulled up Google Maps. I typed in “hiking” and found my destination for the weekend: Purtis Creek State Park. I loaded up my…

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Possum Kingdom Lake

The legend of one of the greatest names ever

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Morning Hike Through a Former Dump

Short blog about hiking around the Trinity River Audubon Center

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The Offbeat Tourist’s Guide to Dallas

Mat highlights 4 unique neighborhoods in Dallas and shows potential visitors there is more to this city than big hats and cowboy boots.

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The Beauty of Humanity

I’ve never stepped foot in an art museum, which is odd because I appreciate the visual arts. So, when my buddy asked me to join him at the Dallas Museum of Art to help with a school project, I said hell yes. The amount of inspiration these exhibits elicited was astounding. Every single piece at DMA…

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Ghosts and Stuff

I’m halfway done with my upcoming short horror story collection. Many people ask me why I am writing horror after I just released a book in the literary fiction genre. It’s easy: I’m a firm believer in diversification. The professional writing game requires versatility. Gone are the days when some bearded tough guy could crank…

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