On seizing the Thursday

Okay, I’ll bite. My new left shoulder.


Sounding my barbaric yawp since 1970.

14 responses to “On seizing the Thursday”

  1. Rachel says:

    Fo’ reals? No…

    So whose shoulder is it?

  2. MF says:

    It IS real, right? You’ve been talking about getting Walt on your shoulder for a while. I love it. Can’t wait to see it in person.

  3. Jeremy says:

    yay! but what happened to the ben franklin tattoo?

  4. Dave says:

    Amazing tat, Bryan.

    But did anyone see those Cape buffalo?

  5. brooke says:

    that’s awesome. who did it? i was going to save my tattoo to show everyone on my upcoming trip backeast, but since it’s show and tell day, check out my new ink.

    trixie, don’t tell mom.

  6. Marleyfan says:

    Is Walt sitting on a birthmark, or is that ancillary background?


  7. It’s amazing. Congratulations, really, very bold.

    But I’m with Jeremy. I was really looking forward to Ben Franklin.

  8. LP says:

    Bry, I love your new tattoo. No qualifiers. Congratulations!

  9. ben franklin is for old people. his day will come.

    xo — bw

  10. ps brooke — you almost had me.

  11. trixie says:

    awesome bryan!
    so this means ben in the coonskin is still in your future. i hope yes.
    can’t wait to see it in person.

  12. J-Man says:

    I’ve always felt that for most people, tattoos are merely an accessory chosen at a whim, like a pair of earrings or a new shade of lipstick (hmmm… what’s the hetero male equivalent? I suppose that’s a whole ‘nother post). It seems to me that tattoos should be very seriously considered before commitment. Not only did you take the time to consider this permanent addition to your mortal presence, but you chose an icon that obviously holds deep meaning for you, and has been (presumably) highly influential in your life, and isn’t Jesus. Unlike some abstract squiggle or aboriginal design that has nothing to do with your own experience, this tattoo says volumes about who you are. Truly a well thought-out twinkle.

  13. PB says:

    amen to J-Man

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