Anyway, here are the rules:
1. Please use good judgment when posting pictures of your tat. If it's in a place where we have no business looking at it, then please don't. If it contains profanity or other vulgarities, please do not post it.
2. Please DO share your pic and story as to why you got it and what it symbolizes.
Anyway, here is mine!
I got mine when I was 20 and studying for a semester in Costa Rica. It is not that fun of a story- I e-mailed my family and told them what I was planning. They didn't get upset- they just tried to pull the "what will your grandparents say???" guilt trip. I am not easily swayed so I went ahead and did it anyway! I had always liked the look of traditional tattoos and I picked this one because of what I was told was the original meaning. I heard that sailors got this tattoo when they had traveled a certain distance. I felt that I had traveled- both physically and mentally throughout my life and this one would be perfect. I found a great shop in San Jose and even had the pleasure of making friends with some of the artists for the 5 months that I was there.
Many people are surprised when they see that I have a tattoo. I guess it is not something they would expect from me and it is not visible unless I have my hair up in a bun.
And if you have one, don't forget to link up!
Okay, time to get ready for round 2! Happy blogging :)