Many apologies for not updating this site as much as I want to. Happy belated Thanksgiving.
As many of you know, I was quite the traveling body this past month. Sometimes “me” time is a good thing.
Last weekend, I got to check out a new city that I hope to return to one day soon – Asheville, NC. I did way more than I had expected to while stumbling around that town (literally at times). I took in a parade, cheered on a local flat track roller derby bout, drank way too much micro-brewed beers (oyster stout is where it’s at!), ate amazing Himalayan food, tried a wasabi chocolate truffle, climbed a mountain and sat atop of Chimney Rock (see pics below), and best of all, I did so in great company. That right there is what I am thankful for: Making amazing memories.
I hope everyone has enjoyed their holiday and did not spend their entire net-worth on stupid Black Friday. I’m sorry, I could care less about deals. You work retail for 10+ years and you despise that day after Thanksgiving. People are rude, inconsiderate, and just plain ol’ insane.
I missed my chance last night to see an amazing band I got into earlier this year. Seahaven made a stop at Now That’s Class in Cleveland and I made a decision to not attend. I regret that decision a lot. Have you heard of this band yet? Check it:
They are pop punk indie rock and I can not get enough of them. From what my friends told me, they were incredible last night too. I will be talking about them some more very soon.
So why would I skip out on seeing such a great act? No, it was not because I had to work ass early this morning. It was because my pals at Eulogy Tattoo were having their third annual Black Friday sale.
Wait? Did I just say Black Friday?
Yes, I just stated I endulged in a Black Friday event after I just had so many nice things to say about it. Boo hoo. This was different as it is not technically retail… They were selling select $20 tattoos.
I know you have already look at the pic to the left and asked yourself what in the hell is that? That’s my Black Friday deal and I did not have to fight one person getting it.
<— This, my friends, is a Cliff Owl. Who is Cliff? He’s the man behind Eulogy Tattoos in Canton and a pretty swell fellow.
Why did I get such a thing? I think the question should be, why have you NOT gotten one?
It was more than just tattoos for me though, it was about seeing a group of friends for a few hours after a hectic day at work. That right there made my holiday much more meaningful than standing in a Wal-Mart with a mob of people Thanksgiving night at 10pm surrounding a shrunk-wrapped pallet of DVDs ready to shank someone so you can save $2.47 on a shitty DVD. I am just not into that.
I am, however, all about hanging out with a bunch of good people and getting a tattoo that many people out there would probably regret.