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My name is Erica. I'm artistic, I love music, history, philosophy,
psychology, photography, and genealogy! I've spent lots of time
tracing my families back, one side as far back as before the
I'm an old soul and a sucker for antiques. I have a large
collection of various antiques and I often tell people I should
have been my age now in either the 20's, 30's or 60's.
I love to travel! I've been to Quebec, Ireland, Germany, and
various states from coast to coast.
I am a graduate of Shippensburg University with a Bachelors Degree
in Fine Art and a Certificate to teach Art for grades K-12. I'm
hoping to find a full time teaching job soon, but for now I'm just
getting my foot in the door by being a substitute teacher.
I am also part of a weekly podcast called Groupcast Nation. We talk
about anything and everything.
What I’m doing with my life
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I lived out in Philadelphia for almost a year and came back to the
Gettysburg area to live. I'm currently a substitute teacher and I
am taking photos on the side for engagements, weddings, couples and
children...however I focus a lot on natural landscapes and macro
I’m really good at
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Photography, painting, drawing, using photoshop, tracing ancestry,
and cooking. I love to cook new things! I'd also like to say I'm a
fairly good teacher lol
The first things people usually notice about me
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My really long hair and my eyes
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love metal (Carach Angren, Ghost, Katatonia, Testament, Death
Angel, Amon Amarth, Eluveitie, Venom, Ensiferum, Exodus, Anthrax
and I'll throw Marilyn Manson in here (even though he isn't really
but also go for classic rock (Aerosmith, Dio, Cream, David Bowie,
Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Blue Oyster Cult)...
and other random genres/bands (Alice In Chains, Nine Inch Nails,
Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, Cyndi Lauper...etc) pretty much
anything but country and rap
Who on Earth is Tom Baker?
The Well of Loneliness
The Great Gatsby
The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde
Lillian Gish: Her Life, Her Legend
Long Hard Road Out of Hell
A Clockwork Orange
Beyond good and Evil
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Importance of Being Ernest.
I love old movies, especially silent movies, as well as movies
dealing with paranormal and anything classified as horror really. I
also like historical movies and actually enjoy sitting down to
watch certain documentaries. Some of my favorite movies
Repo! The Genetic Opera
The Devil's Carnival
Haunting in Connecticut
Way Down East
The Great Gatsby
Across the universe
A Clockwork Orange
Valley of the Dolls and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
The Notorious Bettie Page
Rocky Horror Picture Show
I also own a box set of the 100 Greatest Classic Horror Films
In The Flesh
Orange Is The New Black
The Walking Dead (pre season 5)
The Golden Girls
Big Bang Theory
American Horror Story
Law and order: SVU
Food: Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Greek, Indian, I'll eat
mostly anything really, and I love to cook. I love to create meals
without using recipes and just go with what I think/know will taste
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My Nikon D5300
A pencil or a paint brush
My cat Twiggy and my baby corn snake, Cooper
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What it will be like when I am finally an art teacher with my own
classroom. Or I think about what it will be like if I can make my
dream come true and be a professional photographer with my own
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with friends, going to comedy shows or taking photos of
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