guyfsmiley said: if birds are avian dinosaurs, and chickens are birds, aren't dinosaur shaped chicken nuggets made out of real dinosaurs?
I started taking photographs at 15 when I traveled the United States and Europe with my family for nearly 8 months. Since then, interest has grown into passion and since I graduated high school in 2012 I have been pursuing this passion relentlessly and now am able to shoot full time.
Photography has taken me to all sorts of incredible places around the world, opened me up to new experiences and introduced me to new cultures and people.
The call is not to be comfortable is my personal motto and something I try and live by daily. It basically means that I constantly look for ways to push myself beyond what I feel is comfortable, normal, or rational in the hopes that I grow to match that challenge.
… It consists of hinged gold pipes (about 1/8” in diameter) with a spring-blade clasp and safety chain. The inside circumference is 7”. From the wrist band and chain hang twelve gold charms. But they are not just charms. Each is a gold coin: one British gold sovereign (c. 7/8” dia.); four British gold half-sovereigns (c. 3/4” dia.); four U.S. five-dollar gold coins (c. 3/4” dia.); and three U.S. $2½ gold coins (c. 1/2” dia.). The oldest coins are an 1873 $5 gold piece and an 1873 half-sovereign; the newest is the sovereign which was first issued in this style in 1887. As charms, they date from 1885 to 1892.
The earliest charm (the 1873 gold coin) was presented to Annie in 1885 by the U.S. Cartridge Company. The others are from friends and family (e.g. Ed and Emily), Wild West companions (e.g. “C. G.”, possibly George Crager, Sioux interpreter), from competitive shooters (“Doc” Carver; New Jersey sportsmen Morford, Baldwin, Brockton, and Steele), from admirers (e.g., Henri Journu, Secretary General of France in 1892; and “Miss Mary Blaine”), from Frank, naturally, from Nate Salsbury, and from W. F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody with his initials engraved in imitation of his familiar script, “WFC.”…