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Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you…” ~ Leviticus 19:28

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“Please, the whole town is coming.”

“And most of them are nuts off our family tree.”

She gave me that Look mothers use to frighten children into doing what they’re told.

“I don’t understand why it’s awkward for you,” I said. “You’ve never had a problem before.”


“I know, you think everything is awesome.”

“‘Awesome’ isn’t exactly the word I’d use. I’m… ‘happy’ with it. Besides, I’m a grown woman, what I do isn’t a reflection on you.”

“Try telling that to Uncle Talmadge. He’ll want to lay hands on you and rebuke your demon.”

“I’ll go change my blouse.”

The 100 Word Challenge is to tell a story in only 100 words. This week’s theme is “Town”
This week’s challenge is inspired by Everything is Awesome,” by Tegan and Sara
*Mid-way through a tattoo I had inked in Aug. 2011, adding new elements to an existing tattoo. The quote, in Gaelic, translates to, “What does not kill me, makes me stronger.”

9 comments

  1. Love your tattoo. I was just talking with 2 coworkers yesterday about tattoos. The main thing preventing me from getting one (besides fear) is I’ve never been able to decide on that one thing I might be willing to permanently imprint on my skin.

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  2. I thought that was a celtic in nature. I wasn’t aware of that passage in the Bible. So is it a permanent tattoo or just a temporary one?
    Leslie

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