note from nikki:
"Pirates & sailors used to wear eye patches so 1 eye could see in bright light while the covered eye would always be conditioned to see at a low light level. That way they were prepared for whatever came their way. In this industry its half flashing lights & half murky, shady situations. My eye patch is a symbol of me always being ready for the light & the dark that comes my way. I know it ain't pretty. I never claimed to be pretty. I claim to be be BAD ASS :o)"