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Getting a Tattoo

Why I Finally Got A Tattoo After 50 (And What I Got)

Laurie Burrows Grad | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Burrows Grad

About six months ago my dear friend Carrie showed me her tattoos. I was amazed. Never in a million years would I have considered ink on my bod. But I was more than intrigued. I was in awe of how cool it looked and how proud she was of her war paint.

The Day I Had A Tattoo Breakthrough

Perry Block | Posted 05.06.2016 | Fifty
Perry Block

I'm a boomer and I've never understood the allure of tattoos. Back in the 1960s and early 1970s, tattoos were generally worn by the shorter-haired folks we called greasers, sworn enemies of the freaks and pseudo freaks.

LOOK: Post 50s Show Off Their Tats

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty

Getting ink is no longer just a stamp of depravity or a mark of misguided youthful indiscretions. Tattoo professionals say they're seeing a slight inc...

Life Lessons Learned at the Tattoo Parlor

CT Working Moms | Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents
CT Working Moms

My 30th birthday came with the running of my first half marathon. My 31st birthday came with a very pregnant belly. And, not to be outdone, my 32nd birthday came with some ink!