Scalzi's Weekend Assignment is here. I haven't been motivated to play along lately. I thought about skipping this weekend too because I've already done an entry about my tattoo. But, I figure I could add a little something to the assignment. However, you'll have to click on the link to see the pics and an explanation of my tatoo. I didn't feel like re-entering it here.
Here's the assignment: Weekend Assignment #18: You have to get a tattoo. Explain what image you would choose and why -- and where you would put it.
Alternate Assignment: If you already have a tattoo, tell us what it is and why you got it. Extra Credit: Show us a representation of your would-be tattoo (any picture will do, not necessarily of a tattoo) or a picture of the tattoo you already have.
I would actually like to get two more tattoos. I've been thinking about it for a while. Maybe someday I'll do it, but no time soon. I've got other things I'd like to spend my money on first, like furniture and a new car. The two tats you ask? I'd like to get a Scorpion on my inner ankle of my right leg. Why my right leg? I'm not really sure. It just feels like the one to get it on. Maybe to balance out the fact that my rose is on my left shoulder. Why a Scorpion? My birthday is in November and it's my astrological sign.
I just thought of something. When I was a kid, I was stung by a Scorpion on my right foot. I stepped on the Scorpion so I guess it had every right to sting me, but it sure hurt like hell. It felt like a bee sting magnified times one thousand. It felt as if the stinger was the size of a pencil. Hey, I guess they are. Aren't they? Anyhow, maybe that's why I am leaning towards the right ankle as opposed to the left ankle.
Why the inner ankle as opposed to the outer? The area is flatter and I think would be easier to tattoo. Also, I don't want to draw too much attention to my ankles. I hate my ankles. Blame it on my brother Chris. When we were kids, he would makefun of me. I remember he told me one time that I don't have ankles that my calves go down to my feet. Unlike most women, I don't have thin tapered ankles. Mine are pretty thick. It doesn't matter how thin I am, it's my bone structure.
The other tattoo I would get would be on my lower back. I'm not really sure of the design. Probably something with a vine, maybe roses to match my shoulder tat. I don't wear those hip-hugger jeans because I have wide-hips and a small and high waist. Where I would get the tattoo would be much lower than my waist on that flat area right above, um, where the sun don't shine. Why? I think it would look sexy there. Plus, I wouldn't have to worry about covering it up.
That's the one thing I regret about getting my rose tat on my shoulder. I can't wear sleeveless blouses to work. We have a dress policy that forbids exposed tatoos. It's fine but a lot of shells that I wear under my suits are sleeveless. If I get too warm, I can't take my jacket off. The other day I had a mishap at work with our new coffee grinder where it spewed finely ground coffee all over the front of me. I was wearing a sleeveless blouse and was stuck having to leave my suit jacket on. The suit was a light green color and the coffee made it look like I had been rolling in the dirt. Lovely!