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…and never the twain

The fun thing about big event centers is that sometimes scheduled events may not always exactly align. A fancy fundraising event was scheduled just across a walkway from the tattoo expo, and I guess these drapes and fence were supposed to prevent any overlap.

But I think we all know that there was some degree of crossover between the two activities.

Lubbock Tattoo Expo
Lubbock, Texas
photographed 2.2.2019

The artist at work

A tattoo artist, getting ready for her next customer, during a recent tattoo expo.

Lubbock Tattoo Expo
Lubbock, Texas
photographed 2.2.2019

A wide range of options

Last August, I got a tattoo on my leg, to cover up the scar from knee-replacement surgery. I hated the scar, which made me feel really old since knee-replacement is sort of an old-person’s thing. I am aware that the tattoo is far more visible than the scar, and that my logic could be considered a bit flawed. But it makes me feel better about the whole situation.

And it gave me the cred I needed to head over to the local tattoo expo the other day.

I can’t explain my recent need to photograph people, though.

Lubbock Tattoo Expo
Lubbock, Texas
photographed 2.2.2019

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