‘Tattoos are for life…’ Most of us who have tattoos have been regaled with questions such as ‘Are you sure…? It’s a big decision… you know it’s permanent, right?’. Now, aside from the irksome nature of these comments, there is a deeper facet to the statement ‘tattoos are forever.’ tat·too | \ ta-ˈtü \ nounContinue reading “Impermanence.”
Uncle Patrick was a legend. He was my Stepmother’s Uncle. He grew up in Dublin in the 1920’s. In my childhood, he lived mostly in New Zealand and often came here and lived with us for the whole summer to escape the winter in the southern hemisphere and spend time with his beloved family here.Continue reading “Echoes of the past.”
In life, we worry much about things outside of our control. The experience of receiving a tattoo is both an exercise in control, and surrender.
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