(known to most everyone by her longtime nickname,
is published photographer, author, and all-around explorer of the lost
and the strange.
Shady is co-author of the book
Weird Texas, and more of her work can be seen in the book
Shady is also the founder, creator, webmistress, author & photographer of the
award-winning spooky exploration website
native of the legendary Southwestern border city of El
Paso, Texas, where she currently resides amongst the cacti and
coyotes, Shady has wandered in search of weirdness since she was old
enough for wandering.
Shady is a Capricorn with a passionate fondness for sock monkeys, old
cemeteries, caffeine, the ocean, and anything zombie-related. She never
goes anywhere without her camera.