Tattoos: A 21st Century Perspective. (via Kendall Goodwin)

I don’t have any tattoos, but I was reading this post and I wanted to show my support for those that find tattoos to be a form of artistic expression. I especially liked the point about people being given a hard time regarding being employable. Are you serious? That’s like saying I am not employable because I like to express myself artistically with charcoal or a camera. As she points out, if you have to compromise who you are for a job, you probably won’t be happy working there anyway, so what’s the upside in that? I saw a beautiful, feminine woman recently with a pretty pink button-down shirt on, and she had her chest and one sleeve done. And you know what? She still looked just as gorgeous, and far more interesting to boot. So, I guess all I’m getting at is – be yourself.

Tattoos: A 21st Century Perspective. I have a fascination with tattoos. I’ve gotten really into reading the Tattoo Tuesday feature on Sometimes Sweet, and it’s so interesting to see so many different tattoos on so many different people, and to read about their significance and the process of being tattooed. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the stigma surrounding tattoos and how silly it is. Quick anecdote: toward the end of high school, I told my mom that I wanted to get a … Read More

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