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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