Monday, February 21, 2011

Catching Up With Tara

Hey, all!

I haven't posted in about a week, and I'm feeling a little guilty about that. I really want to get in the habit of doing it daily, but sometimes life just gets in the way. I really enjoy blogging, so I'm not quite sure why I keep putting it off.  Maybe I just have too much to say, and I'm not sure where to start.

What did I get up to this week? Hmm.  Lots, and nothing, all at once. Tuesday I got two new tattoos. I got a Hello Kitty geisha on my shoulder, and I'm so very excited about it. I've wanted Hello Kitty for a long while, and I'm glad I was able to make good on it.  I also got a pink ribbon on my left arm.  I've wanted it since my mom died, as my mom had breast cancer (that's not what killed her in the end, though), and lost her left breast to the disease. It's my way of honouring her, even though I know she wasn't fond of me getting tattooed in the first place.  I think she'd like it, though.

This brings my total number of tattoos to four, and I think I can now safely say I am addicted.  I'm already thinking of other things that I want! Too bad I can't afford it! I need to find a job to fund this passion! Hahahaha!

Hmmm... what else? Well, I've been hanging out with my sock monkey.  He came to the tattoo shop with me, and I got the idea that I should take him to various places, and take pictures. I'm recording his "adventures." I think it would make a good book, or at least a series of blog posts! This weekend he and I went to a couple of museums, and many photos were taken. Good times were had! At first, I was a little embarrassed to be an adult wandering around with a toy, but I think doing things like that is a good way to get me out of my shell. It was great.

Well, I'm glad  got to check in. My son is going for surgery this week, so I'm not sure how much free time I'll have. While he's recovering, though, and in bed sleeping, I'll work on getting the monkey photos up for you and I've got a couple topics I'd like to discuss. 

Talk to you soon!


  1. Pictures of the tattoos would be really cool. I have yet to get my first one but I'm thinking maybe this summer. What are the first two? And where are you going to get them done?

  2. Oh goodness. I meant to post pictures, and then forgot. It's been a long week! I still haven't figured out the whole feedburner thing. I'm not usually that dense, but this blogging and marketing thing is new to me.

    Maybe the tattoos are a whole other thread. My first tattoo was a panther walking through flames above my right ankle, and a monarch butterfly on my right forearm. Hello Kitty on the shoulder and ribbon on left forearm are the ones I got Tuesday.

  3. I totally understand when you say you have so much to say and you don't know where to start. I have the same issue and it tends to trip me up in my blogging as well.