My Tattoos and Piercings Tour!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCfWMJmzJgc&t=2s Take a tour of my tattoos and piercings and learn about their meaning! Welcome to my channel! My name is Allyson. I am a recent college graduate, a writer and a traveler with stories to share. Music Credit: Free for commercial use via ccmixter.org VJ_Memes_ - _Norleans_Lovas myfreemickey_ - _Maybe

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It’s Never Too Late for Your First Tattoo

My 47-year-old ma Beth sat for her first tattoo today. We went to Lucky's Tattoo in Northampton, Mass to see an artist who has tattooed me twice before. I'll toss a link to his Instagram here so you can see the work he did on me seven months ago. Word of caution, NSFW. "I feel …

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Three Peaks and a Valley #7: Downtown Manhattan Day

This series, Three Peaks and a Valley refers to three positive moments and one negative moment that happens during a twenty-four hour period of my life. When I’m feeling down, my mom tells me to remember one positive and one negative thing about the experience: a peak and a valley. Three Peaks and a Valley …

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Q&A #3: Strange interests? Painful Piercings? Bees? Answering Snarky Questions My Sister Asked Me

"Alexa, I need you to ask me five or six questions for a Q&A," I tell my younger sister over the phone. "Why would I do that? I know you enough. I don't need to know anymore," she said in a huffy tone. "Come on, you're super judgmental sometimes--all the time--just think of a few …

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Dying to be Pretty

“Mental illness is so deep inside your head that people don’t know what to say. They don’t have the right words to say, so they say nothing,” my mother said, crying in earnest now.   I listen from behind a mask of calmness cultivated by years of practicing journalism and living with mental illness. For …

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