Gen Con Virgin: Amaranth Cosplay takes on Gen Con 50 [EVENT/PHOTO ARTICLE]
Sep14

Gen Con Virgin: Amaranth Cosplay takes on Gen Con 50 [EVENT/PHOTO ARTICLE]

Simply put, Gencon was stunning. I never expected the scope of the place. Everywhere I looked, there was something new to discover. I originally hadn’t planned a cosplay for the first day, but that idea was quickly abandoned–which inadvertently led to this shoot and article about exploring Gen Con for their first time.

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A Southern Gothic Outlook: Light and Obscurity [ARTICLE]
Jun29

A Southern Gothic Outlook: Light and Obscurity [ARTICLE]

“If you believe in light, it is because of obscurity. If you believe in joy, it is because of sadness, And if you believe in God, its because of the Devil.”
What is the biggest challenge facing the Gothic Family?

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On the Edge: Goths and Bullies [ARTICLE]
Jun22

On the Edge: Goths and Bullies [ARTICLE]

Bullying, sociologically speaking, is an unwanted behavior that brings a power imbalance. You are surely bullied if someone spreads rumors about you or attacks you physically or verbally, and you feel excluded by the rest of the group (ex: work team, class, etc). In recent times is born cyber-bullying that takes place using modern technology (ex: creating fake social network profiles, e-mails, text messages, and phone calls). One in every four children is bullied, but in 85% of case, there is no intervention.

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Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]
Sep02

Nemisis vs. Frostbite: Modeling in Extreme Weather [ARTICLE]

One of the most popular questions I hear after posting a new outdoor wintertime shot on social media is “How do you stay warm outside like that?” Quick answer to that is simply put: I definitely do not.

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“I Have to Be Medicated to Deal With My Kids”: One Mother’s Journey [ARTICLE]
Jan07

“I Have to Be Medicated to Deal With My Kids”: One Mother’s Journey [ARTICLE]

I’ve always struggled with a strong temper, and it would almost always manifest itself via my mouth: yelling, cussing, and verbal attacks were my standard coping mechanisms when I’d get overwhelmed or frustrated by life. While that may not seem like a big deal, it becomes a MASSIVE problem when children are anywhere in the Anger Fallout Zone. As a kid, I was often on the receiving end of my mother’s Verbal Hiroshimas, because that’s simply what happens when you’re a stay-at-home mother of 7 kids and don’t have a support system to help you cope. Not wanting to repeat that experience with…

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Deadly Relics: Ghost Towns in the South of Italy [ARTICLE]
Dec24

Deadly Relics: Ghost Towns in the South of Italy [ARTICLE]

The south of Italy is rich of charming abandoned places, fascinating ghost towns which every year attract hundreds of tourists and curious people.

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