Everybody has foreign language tattoo. Arabic, Japanese, Chinese… errrrybody is jumping into this fad, and I was determined to do the same. In 2011, I’d been living in Jinan, China for about three months, studying Mandarin as a foreign exchange student. It wasn’t long before a group of us realized that our quiet, lazy city was home to the flagship tattoo parlor of Fu Hailin, … Continue reading Beware the Character Curse!
How to care for a new tattoo has been an ongoing debate for almost as long as there have been tattoos (which for some Polynesian cultures dates back thousands of years). For some reason the tattoo community has had a hard time reaching a general consensus. The root cause may lie in the lack of standardization within the modern tattoo community. There are literally … Continue reading How Do You Take Care of a New Tattoo?
It’s Saturday. We got a ton of ice yesterday and I haven’t left my house since Thursday night. I got to wake up later than normal, enjoy my morning coffee in the quiet and make waffles with my youngest son. This is my weather. It totally appeals to me. I love no pants days where you just get to lounge around the house in your oldest … Continue reading When My Youngest Child was Born the Doctor Suspected That He had a Heart Issue..
Though Louisville, Kentucky has been cranking out it’s share of talented rap artists since before the East Coast-West Coast Rivalry, southern fried hip hop rarely gets the attention that it deserves. The reason perhaps is that the shameless self promotion and ruthlessness that saturates the music industry does not come naturally to many Ohio Valley artists. This theory is personified in an individual by the … Continue reading Artist Known as B. Good May be Louisville’s Urban Da Vinci.
What makes a person attractive to you? Make-up? Exercise? Tattoos? A little bit of junk in the trunk? For me, it’s a culmination of all kinds of things. Now I’m not saying husky guys aren’t hotties too, but there’s something to be said for the gym devoted guy or gal who’s finely chiseled. I myself am not the skinny “Victoria Secret” kinda girl; I’m more … Continue reading You’re Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea, and That’s OK.