The most interesting tattoos seem to have a story or association with a person, place, thing, or memory that is forever etched as an illustration. For someone who doesn’t have a single tattoo, I am fascinated by others’ accounts of what the symbolism on their bodies represent for them, the “why” behind each work of art. Surely there are those who may not have explanations for their tattoos – maybe they just chose certain designs for pure aesthetic qualities – but the tattoos that do carry stories for the people who welcome them onto their bodies like canvases, those hold a special quality worth more than 1,000 words.
A 10-year-old boy picks a Halloween costume and settles for Superman. Having seen the film, he feels an unidentifiable emotion centering on a realization that the actor playing the character doesn’t fully represent him or his story.
Welcome. Where does this moment of time find you? What is your body and state of mind telling you today? I invite you to take the next few minutes to explore these questions through a guided walk that will leave you reflective and aware of the cohesion between your body, mind, spirit, and surroundings.
Sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and pastrami on rye at 2 a.m.: Jo’s needs were minimal but there was only one place where she could find the right kind of tanginess to tantalize her taste buds at this late hour.