Category Archives: tattoos

“the night circus” inspired tattoo.

    While we were in Tybee Laura really wanted to get her first tattoo, so I agreed to get one with her because…well…I rarely turn down an opportunity for a new tattoo.   “and is not the dragon the …

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wildflower tattoo.

    I’m a little behind on this one, considering I got the tattoo finished up last September. Woops! But I really wanted to take the time and be able to share with you guys what this tattoo means to …

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always be.

  I finally got round two of the ol’ quarter sleeve wrapped up the other day! I sat down in the chair and Gage (my tattoo artist of 3 years) goes, “You know…you have a lot of tattoos.”   It’s …

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she’s magic.

    I feel like I haven’t done an outfit in forever, even though it’s only been a few weeks. Since then I’ve dyed my hair pale blue, which promptly turned to mint green (it’s faded even more since these …

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saturdays are for tattoos.

  My brother finally made it in for his first tattoo last weekend. By the time I was his age, I believe I already had three. ha! It was good to see Mr. Gage Brim again, too. Hadn’t seen him …

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tattoos. –> part four.

Last tattoo story! I get asked about my tattoos a lot, so it’s been nice to have a spot where it’s all written down. :)       Tea party quarter sleeve/shoulder piece Oklahoma City, OK (Beauty From Pain Tattoo) …

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tattoos. –> part four.

Stories behind tattoos 10, 11, and 12! Storypeople quote Nashville, TN (Billy Joe’s) April 2010 Gage Brim (now at Beauty From Pain Tattoo in Oklahoma City) I have a huge place in my heart for Storypeople quotes. I have an …

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tattoos. –> part three.

More tattoo stories.. Here are 7, 8, and 9 of 13. Africa outline Dallas, TX August 2009 Did not know the artist. My Ethiopia ’09 team had a little “reunion” in Dallas and we all decided to get tattoos together. …

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tattoos. –> part two.

Another round of tattoo stories.. Here are 4, 5, and 6.   Dandelion Chickasha, OK March 2009 Can’t remember artist’s name. I had mentioned wanting a new tattoo to a group of friends and someone mentioned getting the dandelion from …

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tattoos. –> part one.

I finally got around to taking photos of all my tattoos and writing up the story behind each one, but since there are so stinkin many I decided to just do 3 tattoos per post. I want to preface this …

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caroline and penelope. –> sisters.

These pretty little ladies are the nieces of my dear friend Tarzan. I headed down to Texas Monday night and hung out with the girls and their momma Tuesday evening. Penelope was a little fussy, but it was also 96 …

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beauty from pain tattoo & art gallery.

I should have blogged about this several weeks ago (where has May gone?).. But I have exciting news, friends! You know how I always drive to Nashville to get tattoos? And I always talk about how spending time at Billy …

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“oh you’re in my veins, and i cannot get you out.”

This week completely flew by. I was driving home earlier thinking about blogging (hello, step into my life..) and realized it’s been a week since I’ve updated it. It feels like I just sat here yesterday and typed that blog. …

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“we need you upstairs. you may bring one friend.”

Oooh, there are no words for this last weekend. I always miss my Ethiopia ’08 family, but I never realize how much I need them in my life until I’m with them. haha! I laughed more this weekend than I …

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chris. –> 2010 senior.

Are you aware how difficult it is to catch up on work when you’re on vacation? No? Very. Regardless, I had a lot of fun with this shoot. The shoot in itself was quite interesting (insane winds and trying to …

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so many shoooooots!

Allllright. I’m still not caught up, but let’s face it…it’s not going to happen anytime soon. I’ve accepted this. Oh well, sleep is for the weak, right? Here’s some shots from some recent sessions.. Caris and Cory [siblings] Cade [2010 …

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