Religion was never an enforced element of my upbringing. Although, being home schooled in the south, it was certainly present. Almost every after-"school" activity was held in a church. I grew up Baptist. My family would go to church every Sunday and sometimes Wednesdays but it was never required. If I didn't want to go … Continue reading Finding Light: The Journey to Syncretism (pt. 1)
On the way home from Spruce Pines, my sister took a wrong turn and we ended up in Little Switzerland, NC. Beneath the dense fog of the mountain emerged a small tourist spot. This place in particular seemed very out of place. Instead of rugged cabins lining the ridge or hipster-y huts in a shopping lot, bright buildings … Continue reading Where I’ve Been: Switzerland or Silent Hill?
I recently went to a gem and mineral show in Spruce Pines, NC. The travel was about 2 hours up to the mountains. My sister and I surprisingly didn't get lost, as we usually do when we travel up there. (I remembered the way there because it was near the barn quilt trail and I've recently become … Continue reading What I’ve been doing: rock show?
While visiting with family I was given the opportunity to assist my aunt with a job, given to her by the family we did engagement photos for last year. They loved the photos we did for their engagement so much so that we were invited to come back and take pictures for their wedding. I have … Continue reading Who I’ve Been: Your local wedding photographer?
So I haven't been writing recently. Currently, I am writing this sitting in a jeep-shaped bed. I was given the choice between a child's car shaped bed or a regular bed and this is what I have decided. I don't know why I do this to myself. The journey to get me to this point … Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing: The Journey Here
Recently I have been taking any opportunity to travel wherever I can, whenever I can. So far this has resulted in a trip to the Blueridge with my sister, climbing up any trail we could find. We began our day at the Linville Caverns where we took a spelunking tour. I was far too excited … Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing: Adventure Always.
My name is Gabrielle Baker. Many words can be used to define me. Currently I am a seventeen year old girl in college. Sometimes I am a dancer, a writer, a photographer; a creative mind. This blog will be about not only my life, but also the things constantly effecting and changing it. This includes things … Continue reading An Introduction.