Confessions of a Death Hag

MarenaPerspectives8 Comments

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Ever since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated by accounts of death and murder. For me, it went beyond my love of horror films and the macabre and onto the deaths and murders of real, living people. With the advent of Wikipedia and the easy access I have to the internet, I was surprised but pleased to find out … Read More

MarenaConfessions of a Death Hag

Wedding Traditions We Should Just Let Go

amandamariegPerspectives29 Comments

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I am at that age. The one at which everyone you know is getting married. Right now, I’m attending at least two or three weddings every year, and I’m LOSING MY MIND. There are some things that need to stop very, very soon. 

amandamariegWedding Traditions We Should Just Let Go

Dog Marketing 101: Taking Photos of Shelter Dogs

bajoelmarPets15 Comments

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I used to think that I was an incredible pet photographer. But it turns out it’s not hard to get some great shots when you are with your pets nonstop and always have your phone on you. The pressure’s certainly on when you are photographing a shelter dog. Not only do you have limited time with the dog, you’re trying … Read More

bajoelmarDog Marketing 101: Taking Photos of Shelter Dogs

Book Review: The Beautiful Anthology edited by Elizabeth Collins

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Although beauty is subjective, sometimes our culture seems to decide, collectively, what we “should” consider beautiful. Is it straight teeth? The right outfit? A certain weight? Time period and geography change the ideal, but The Beautiful Anthology considers a more personal definition, beyond the “shoulds” of the world. Twenty-seven writers contribute to this collection with essays, stories, and poems all … Read More

Sara HabeinBook Review: The Beautiful Anthology edited by Elizabeth Collins