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Recently, I had the displeasure of spending the evening with a person who was boring as hell. After an hour or so I wanted to chew my arm off to get the heck out of there. …

Photo by Linda Horton

Memento mori. Yep, that’s what I got tattooed on my arm today. Oh trust me, I gave this a lot of thought, and made the appointment months ago. So there was plenty of time to chicken out. But I didn’t. Because this is important.

I mentioned my plan to a…

Self Portrait of me and Sunny

As we get older, more people die. It’s just the way it is. It’s sad and sometimes awful, but after a proper mourning period we move on — or I should say, the sadness dissipates.

The subject is an important one, and most people don’t like talking about it. Death…

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When I was in fifth grade I wrote an essay about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I aspired to be a photographer — for National Geographic, specifically. …

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It seems like a long time ago, early 2020. Like most people, I was stuck at home. Now I’m not complaining or anything — since I’m a solid introvert, and in a guilty survivor’s kind of way, I was loving life.

But it was weird not working 24/7. Yeah, all…

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Last week I had dinner with a friend who is turning 60 next month. My 60th birthday is a couple months after his.

I told him that I hope to have 20 more good years — I mean, 80 is a pretty good run, no? Of course, I could drop…

Fire at our campsite

Recently, I flew my city-dwelling self to Colorado where I was going to visit a friend. I was looking forward to seeing this beautiful state, since I had never been there for any extended period.

Part of the festivities included a trip to Crested Butte with my friend’s brand new…

Composite of the Milky Way over Death Valley

A lot of planning went into this. I scheduled a trip out west around the new moon — when the sky is the darkest — with the intention of capturing the Milky Way. Beginning weeks beforehand, I researched what equipment I needed, and how to take the photos.

First, I…

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I had to go downtown today. It’s not far, but it’s been a while since I’ve had a reason to go to this part of the city. It’s a few miles down the street. I can walk — both ways, if I’m feeling really ambitious.

I used to work right…

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Earlier today, an article of mine was published. I listed all the books that helped me transform my life this year. I wrote about becoming vegan, and sober. There’s stuff about making money, and manifesting your dreams. …

Linda Horton

Born a photographer, but prone to writing haiku on public transportation, or baking things. Death Doula in training. info@lindahortonphotography.com

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