On Tattoos

We are socialized by our childhoods, good or bad. That is to say, our ideas of normal are set up in our minds when we are sponges, absorbing language and norms and social expectations. If, every Sunday, your family goes into the woods to a small chapel and speaks in tongues with poisonous snakes around … Continue reading On Tattoos

On Real-Life Tintypes

As discussed here, I love me some old-timey photos. So, when I found somewhere in Austin that actually produced the real thing, I had to follow up. This is going to be my Xmas present to myself: a genuine tintype picture of me and my wife to hang on my wall.  Finding the place turned … Continue reading On Real-Life Tintypes