Category Archives: Things that make you go: hmm!

These are posts about things I think make lots of folks question the status quo. I may write about religion, politics or anything current. I guess this is kinda my current events category, but I hate to be a limiter.

The Family Rebel

Daily Prompt:  Tattoo…You?   Do you have a tattoo? If so, what’s the story behind your ink? If you don’t have a tattoo, what might you consider getting emblazoned on you skin?

“In  my day, tattoos were for sailors, whores and convicts,”

That’s what Gram said when I showed her my first tattoo about a week after the ink had set.  Her ultra-conservative, Roman Catholic lifestyle wouldn’t have allowed her to imagine a woman intentionally marking herself in this intimate, permanent way – unless they were a streetwalker.

“But that’s adorable!”

So much for my rebel status.

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