I will get back as soon as I am in a situation where I am able and feel like posting again. I did have a few stories saved as drafts. I'll go ahead and share one. So today wasn't a total lost for you to show up.
Ew! Ew! Ew! I don’t normally talk about the latest fashion trends on this blog. But I heard about this and was just . . . ew, ew, ew!
“Eye” jewelry. I’ve heard people refer to a person’s eyes as sparkling like diamonds or moon’s rays. I’ve never heard anybody literally mean this IN THE NAME OF BODY ART.
EYE JEWELRY - I almost threw up hearing such a thing. I realize when it comes to body art that the trend is to find the most disturbing thing to create a shock value. But, really, can’t we come up with any other thing than PLACING METAL INTO YOUR OWN EYEBALL? The Youtube video showed the operation where they placed a tiny metal heart into the white part of the person’s eye. Have we, as a society, become so desperate to gain attention from our peers?
*Warning! The link is the actual video of a surgical procedure. I watched a second of it and couldn't stomach anymore. Watch at your own discretion*
I feel sorry for those poor parents throughout the ages who had to deal with the changing fashion trend of their teens. First, there were mohawks and other funky hairstyles . . .
“Oh my GOD! What possibly possessed you to shave the sides of your head and dye the middle in that terrible orange with blue highlights? And how much hairspray did you use on it? Such a waste of money to look cool.”
Then there came tattoos . . .
“What the hell?! You would deliberately mark up your skin with a skull and crossbones! Those things will last for the rest of your life. What type of employer is going to hire you when he has to stare at that on your forehead?”
Then there came earrings in other places besides the ear . . .
“Honey, you have a booger on the side of . . . is that a rhinestone? Don’t tell me you had your nose pierced . . . wait! You have one on your eyebrow too. Okay, I can handle this. I’m ‘hep.’ I’m ‘down with the homies.’ Oh Gawd, is that one in your tongue? And why does your shirt look so strange in the chest area? The fabric keeps snagging on - oh, you didn’t? Don’t tell me you got NIPPLE rings. What do you mean you have them in another place? Where? NO! DO NOT TAKE OFF YOUR UNDERWEAR! I don’t want to think about it. Go to your room while I call my shrink.”
And now, eye jewelry . . .
“NOOOO! CALL AN AMBULANCE! SHE HAS A PIECE OF METAL STUCK IN HER EYE! AND IT’S IN THE SHAPE OF A SKULL AND CROSSBONES!”
*shudder* The person who thought up this brilliant idea in the name of money (and that is what it’s really about - the money, not the art) needs to be executed. I say they do it “death by piercing.”