The White Picket Fence

The White Picket Fence

**This is a re-post, updated to better articulate my feelings in some areas. Original post date 8/2/17**   Normally I don't do "rant" posts, but this is one. I don't know if there will be enough of these to technically have a "series" of rants, and they will only appear when I see fit. In [...]

My Revolt Story

My Revolt Story

Ink Master has been among my favorite competition shows since it's inception, and in 2014 it introduced me to a few tattoo artists I have dreamed of being tattooed by. One of these artists is Season 4's runner-up Walter "Sausage" Frank. Since Ink Master, he relocated to Las Vegas and opened a shop, Revolt Tattoos, with Season [...]

Changes

Thanks to Pinterest, I come across hundreds of quotes a day. Many of them I agree with, but few as strongly as this: I think back to what my life looked like a year ago, and it was dramatically different than it is now. One year ago, my dad was about to retire for the second [...]

Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon

Colin Alexander Covish, My dear cousin, November 6, 2016 is a day I will never forget. That day, I lost the guy who had been my buddy since the day I was born. I still struggle to find the appropriate words to say because you were truly a one-of-a-kind person. You were always so happy, and a joy [...]