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Single Subject Blog Ideas and Tips for #Blogtober

Reading Time: 4 minutes You mean you just heard of #Blogtober? Here’s the break down. Blogtober is a writing/blogging challenge where you create and share new content every day for the 31 days (the Month of October). Though you can promote your blog however way you wish or currently do, I recommend using this opportunity to connect with other

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Day 22 [Photography]: “The Totem”

Totem mask

Reading Time: < 1 minute   This was taken with a Canon Rebel in the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. I was there about a month ago to basically feel out how I felt about living in Sacramento. Something about visiting this museum really sealed the deal on wanting to move there. This mask in particularly stood out to me. Just

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Reasons I write Noir: Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and the Pathology of Loneliness

Reading Time: 5 minutes I was a high school sophomore when I discovered the words film noir. Words that encompassed vast works of literature and film that still hold a special place in modern literature and film. Taxi Driver (written by Paul Schrader and directed by Martin Scorsese, with Robert Deniro playing the lead) was my introduction to the genre. So I was pleasantly

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photography and cinematography are two things that I do not do enough of, and what I miss about it the most are the shadows. Where light gives clarity the shadows create mystery, which is why this is one of my favorite pictures in my limited photography portfolio. The camera was borrowed, the model was a

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01.The Wrong Kind of Knight

Reading Time: 3 minutes She looks at me eyes sparkling with fear, hope and something that should break my heart. Something that saw me as the knight that I wasn’t. At least not the type to fall in love with the damsel he rescued.