Dead Can Dance is coming to Atlanta on September 5, and I just bought my tickets! I'm so excited! I've been a fan of this band since I was twelve of thirteen, and I finally get to see them at eighteen years old. I made sure to book good seats. I'll be sitting in the orchestra section. Everyone, buy your tickets soon! Here's the link to the website where you can buy tickets.
If you haven't heard Dead Can Dance, my condolences.
Here's a few of their songs:
For those of you who've
been trying to hunt down a nose chain, you probably know that they're difficult
to find. Even online, there isn't a big selection. The ones I've found at a
local Indian mall were pretty, but they weren't exactly what I was looking for.
I finally decided it would be easier to make my own.
What you need: Any kind of necklace chain (preferably lightweight)Nose ring (you can also make a lip chain if you have a
lip ring.)Earring HookMetal loops (You might be able to find a couple on your
necklace)Jewelry pliers (I used regular pliers, but it's a lot
more difficult.)How To Make It: Measure out the length you want your nose chain. Using
the pliers, separate the chain to your desired length.Take the piece you need, and attach both ends to
the bigger metal loops.Attach one end to your earring hook and the other end
to your nose ring. Make sure the ends are tightened enough where the
nose chain won't come apa…
Finally people have stopped asking me, "What are your colors?" But now they're saying, "It's getting close! Are you ready?"
I woke up a week and a half ago with tension in my temples and feeling like I couldn't get my heart rate down. I realized that it was probably wedding-planning stress. I've tried with all my might not to stress about the wedding, so much so that it's finally caught up with me, I suppose.
But, I made sure to de-stress over the weekend last week and get done what I could with my week nights and this past weekend. What will be will be.
I might be a married woman the next time I post here! That's an interesting thought considering I started this blog in high school. It's been less than a decade, but life has crammed so many changes into that short amount of time.
When I began this blog, I was an inexperienced teenager, enthusiastic about the Goth subculture, searching for kinship with others who shared my interests. It …
When I walked into the building for Ascension, a Goth/Industrial night, they started playing "This Corrosion." I was introduced to Goth six years ago when I listened to the song, so it was like the night saying "Merry Gothmas, Katie!" I'd been planning on going all week, but when Friday rolled around, I was so exhausted from spending the entire day getting a new car (my last one was totaled) and then visiting family with a long drive back. I came home and wanted to just take a nap, and after taking too long to decide, I got dressed and headed out the door. This past Ascension was the last one held at the Masquerade, a much-loved local venue, and I wanted to experience it before I left for West Virginia.
I'd known about Ascension for a while. One reason why I hadn't gone before this past Friday is because of being a student and having lived an hour away. It's a lame excuse. Aside from that, I told myself for years that I wasn't a cluby-type (alth…