No Fear, Just Pain

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Eugene C. Scott Not the actual truck The Nissan truck with the No Fear off-road package sat in the drive. Big knobby tires, six-inch lift package, fancy rims, dual exhaust.“Semper Fi,” said a sticker in the back window. We had driven from...

How to Know if You're a Control Freak

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Eugene C. Scott Several thousand years ago dung beetles enjoyed god-like status. They earned this high honor by toiling day-long collecting balls of dung between their tiny horns and rolling them across the hot desert floor. Some observant...

Extreme Encounters

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Eugene C. Scott Sitting on a rooftop, years ago, a fellow carpenter and I marveled at the wild Colorado sky. Gray, purple, white, and silver clouds mingled on the blue horizon. Distant bolts of lightning spiked out of the clouds grabbing the...