The Roots of 10 Cities: the Road is Life

"Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life." ~ Jack Kerouac After my junior year of college, I rewarded myself with my first tattoo: Up until that year, I had been getting a facial piercing for every semester I finished (yes, … Continue reading The Roots of 10 Cities: the Road is Life

Let It Ride

My Nashville Tattoo: This makes my 11th tattoo since I began getting them in college, and represents my tattoo for my 6th city (I've gotten at least 1 in every city I've lived in since I started this project). The whole collection can be seen here (sans the new one, of course). All of my … Continue reading Let It Ride

The Worst Date

Some stories are funny when they happen.  Some stories require distance before the underlying humor can be obvious.  And then there are stories that are too dark to ever really be funny. I'm not sure if this next story falls into the second or the third category, but I'm going to tell it here and … Continue reading The Worst Date