• Tattoos and Their Owners

    Shannon M.

    It’s midnight. Do you know where your teenage daughter is?  If you’re Sue Mason, you can relax but you might want to put a cover on the fruit bowl. Your daughter, Shannon, is sleep-walking into the kitchen to munch on a late night peach. No, seriously. For years, Shannon ran the peach supply dry with her midnight snacks. Her midnight munchies even prompted a childhood nickname, ‘Peaches.’ She and her mom teamed up to plot the perfect plan.  Shannon knew that she wanted to carry a piece of her mom with her, so together 15 year-old Shannon and her mom picked out a peach tattoo (years before Call Me by…

  • Tattoos and Their Owners

    Kennedy D.

    Two tattoos with two very opposite stories. Kennedy is from the gorgeous state of Colorado. She was born and raised a Christian and a hippy (no direct correlation) and an artist. Her tattoos are considered, by her sister, the most badass thing she’s ever done. Kennedy moved to New York City as an 18 year old (which might be a contender for the ‘most badass thing’) to attend The King’s College studying media, culture, and the arts. The day she moved to New York City, Kennedy and her family hit the ground running with unpacking. Her new neighbor, Catherine, stopped in to say hello and welcome her to New York.…

  • Tattoos and Their Owners

    9 Q’s for Tattoos

    In case you find yourself curious to seek out the tales and hidden (usually they’re not so hidden) meanings of the tattoos on your friends and family, let me reveal to you my outlines for interviews.  Can you give me a physical description of your tattoos? Due to our unfortunate circumstances, all interviews will be completed over FaceTime. All photos will be taken by the interviewees and shared with credits. This question eliminates any room for false interpretation. 2. Who inspired the tattoo? Did they design it? If not, who did? This is the ‘who’ portion of the 5 W’s. Sometimes it’s not a ‘who’ that inspired the tattoo, it’s…