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The Art of the Game My partner and I rotate between two core gaming groups and filter in and out of others throughout the year.  This gives us great opportunities to play many different types of games with many different types of gamers.  For most

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Be Prepared Astrophotography has always interested me, but the locations aren’t dark enough so long exposures of the sky are few and far away.  During winter break my partner and I escaped the cold weather of Colorado and flew to Hawaii.  Not only are these

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Sir Edward Being a cat mom to a small leopard, better known as a Bengal, is not an easy job or for the faint of heart.  These cats are known to be high maintenance, but that idea doesn’t stop with their pretentious diet or their

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The Scottish Play The world of theatre comes with many superstitions, like leaving a lamp lit onstage overnight so the empty theatre would not be cast in complete darkness, thus giving the resident ghosts the ability to perform onstage.  Another superstition involves a curse placed

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The Chosen One In early 2013 I began writing a Phantom of the Opera fanfiction with a fellow phan (fan) online.  We wanted to correct the plot points we disagreed with from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical version of the story.  Neither of us were out

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Vintage Times I tend to hold outdated opinions about entertainment and media.  The most prevalent of these opinions is the fact that music sounds best when played from a vinyl record through a gramophone, that photographs should be captured with either a dry collodion emulsion on

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The Pit The photographs in photobooth are from my first proper photography pit experience at a concert.  I’ve photographed large scale concerts before, but they were from the soundboard and these two experiences are extremely different.  Capturing concerts from the soundboard requires a longer focal

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My Hat Last Tuesday I was asked what my pronouns were for the first time.  I’ve been striving for a more androgynous appearance over the last year or so; the fact that someone could not tell my gender means I achieved my goal.  My hat

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Sleep No More After the struggle of writing last week’s column, this week I want to focus on one of my favorite things that is not related to photography: the immersive live performance experience known as Sleep No More in New York.  The story is

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Being Selfish is Okay Each week I was hoping to fill this space with sage advice that may help a reader through a tough time.  However, events that took place in my life this past weekend have left me drained of energy and void of