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Tattoo Session 4 & a crisis in the UK

Complicated weekend with my fourth session today completing the pattern for my entire back piece. The design work is done and a Metraton Cube is permanently drawn upon my back along with Ganesha by Andy at Long Street Collective. It’s funny

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Pushing boulders, & harsh emails, up mountains

There is a person I used to know who was not one of my favorites. I saw him again last week in a meeting where he seemingly experienced a blood pressure spike after learning about a growing threat to two

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One for the books

The Pets Without Parents 5k was amazing, and as a no kill shelter $10k is a huge thing. I likened being at the starting line with all the other people this morning to “being surrounded by happy.” The thought that

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A revolution of love

June always reminds me of the protest that my fathers, decked out in drag, had the courage to bring to the public. A collection of “queers” written off by the world as a group of freaks and deviants. Living between

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Friends & teachers

The weekend was planned out loosely and packed with really cool stuff to do in Washington DC for the Pride March. That’s what they remained though, unrealized plans. Life presented itself with a deeply personal issue that caused me to

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Tattoo inspiration

I had some time to stop by a bookstore yesterday and found a couple interesting tattoo books. Now that the back piece is getting serious I’m sort of thinking ahead to the chest and arms I want to work on

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Summer Sundays

I’ve been thinking a lot about where I spend my energy lately. How and where I plug into the throbbing noise that are the billions of data points generated seemingly per minute on the digital landscape. In fact a colleague

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Tattoos, haircuts & Buddhaphobia

Tattoos are not like haircuts & goddamn that fucking hurts! So I embarked upon this journey in my heart at the beginning of the year. Instead of resolutions I challenged myself to do things this year that would scare the

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Forgiveness meditations & joy

I’ve been thinking about the various forms of forgiveness meditations this week as I look back over the last four weeks. It’s been an abnormally busy spring for me. A career change and some really large scoped initiatives, a pretty

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A needlepoint journey starting with Ganesha

I’m old enough now to hear the newness of discovery in the younger folks around me as they begin to line up along the compasses of their lives. I’m going to be 50 in a little less than a year

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Activity

  • Weight training
    On November 13, 2017 4:00 am rode 0.00 mi. during 00:30:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Weight lifting
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  • Afternoon Walk
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  • Lunch run
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  • Noon walk
    On November 2, 2017 11:33 am rode 1.90 mi. during 00:31:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.
  • Weight training
    On November 2, 2017 7:51 am rode 0.00 mi. during 00:30:00 hours climbing 0.00 ft.