Push Present

November 11, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Last year a friend of mine had a baby (long before I was even pregnant). Shortly after her son was born I noticed she was wearing a big sapphire ring. I asked her if it was new. She told me that her husband bought it for her for having the baby. How lovely… Now, this conversation took place in Mike’s presence. So after my friend was gone, Mike gave me this wide-eyed look and said, […]

Tattooed: Part One

August 31, 2008 at 4:53 pm

Phase one of “Operation Crappy Tat Cover-up” is complete. Words can’t express how totally thrilled I am with the result! Jet at Love Hate Tattoo did a fantastic job incorporating my vision while still covering the old ink. On Friday, Mike and I arrived at the shop at 12:30, and Jet sketched it up right there, and with a couple of tweaks I was under the needle around 1:30. By 4:00, he had all the […]


June 25, 2008 at 10:48 pm

I decided to stop by the tattoo place tonight before they closed! I’m so freakin’ excited because I booked an appointment with Jet (the artist who did my friend Lauren’s awesome sleeve). I’m officially having my crappy old tattoo covered up with a traditional style Japanese koi fish on August 29th. I know I originally said Mike and I might get matching tattoos, but I gave it a little more thought and decided to fix […]


June 25, 2008 at 12:49 pm

Maybe it’s because I’m feeling a little angst-y and rebellious these days, but I’ve been itching to get a new tattoo lately. I’ve wanted to get the old one re-done for the longest time, and I probably still will eventually. But now I’m thinking Mike and I might get matching ones. When we were in Jamaica last year, we saw a couple with the cutest matching tats I’ve ever seen. They both had two his […]