“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.”
Library of Congress call number for Margaret Atwood’s Good Bones and Simple Murders. She’s my absolute favorite, this is my favorite work, and I’m a librarian, so…
Pride & Prejudice leg piece
"It is a truth universally acknowledged…" and "I was in the middle before I knew I had begun" are quoted along with two scenes from the novel.
This is my Nancy Drew, inspired by the artwork from the cover of The Invisible Intruder. My mother read Nancy Drew to my sister and I for years before bed when we were younger, and I still have a huge soft spot for the titian-haired girl detective and her spunk.
Done by Mariusz at Ultra Tattoo in Wroclaw, Poland.
This is a quote from one of Emily Dickinson’s many letters. I am really interested in self discovery. I don’t know if one can ever truly know who they are. I am always learning something new about myself.
Tattoo was done by Jeremiah at Grin and Barrett in Omaha, NE.
A reminder to live the life that is in front of you and not the one behind you. Done in 1942 Report font at Doc Holiday’s in Salt Lake City.
From Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, the book that inspired me to become a writer and changed my life forever. A condensed version of the passage:
“Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest…simplify, simplify.”