Thursday, November 18, 2004

i'm going to hell

and all because of this.

my tattoo is over my right shoulder blade. it's a cute little salamander winding down the curve of my upper blade. i named it jake.

the summer i successfully defended my dissertation plan and passed my prelims, i decided to mark the moment. so, with some friends, i picked a clean tattoo salon on sunset blvd, ruched up my skirt, took off my shirt and straddled the back of a chair while tony, the ex-con from east la, etched a tattoo into my skin with black ink.

rebellion? whatever.

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