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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Re: Did anybody else notice

I have to say that Jay is right about the Olympians with tattoos thing, but I mostly saw tattoos among the runners and other athletes who are old enough to get them without asking mommy's permission.

What I was thinking yesterday in group after group of students covered in ink at the college was:

How long before I'm the oddity - the one with uncartooned, unpierced (except for ears), or otherwise altered skin - and that, dare I say naked, expanse of skin becomes the benchmark of beauty?