Aby-a-Day – 30 April: Jacoby’s tattoo (Cartoon Tuesday)

Yesterday, I went to see my tattoo artist, Linus, about my next tattoo…Jacoby’s memorial. I had settled on two photos of him that I love. One is the almost iconic photo of him in the snow, wearing his amazing United Bamboo fishtail parka. I absolutely love this photo. It is the epitome of Winter Jake.

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But I also love this photo of Jake on the 4th of July in a bunch of pink flowers in our favourite little grassy spot behind the welders’ next to Rolling Bridge Park. It’s just…the perfect photo of Summer Jake.

I couldn’t decide (I was thinking maybe both of them blended), so I left it up to Linus. And he thought the best tattoo would be…

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Winter Jake!! I’ll make the appointment sometime next month.

7 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – 30 April: Jacoby’s tattoo (Cartoon Tuesday)

  1. So sorry for your loss of Jake. I’ve followed your blog for many years so I was so sad to hear of him passing away. Love the choice of photo for your tattoo. I have my little boy immortalised on my back.

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  2. It is good to hear that Jake will be joining your beautiful tattoo art of your very special kitties, Logan and Gun-Hee.

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  3. Winter Jake – yes! Of course, Linus couldn’t make a bad choice between those beautiful photos. Still, I’ll be looking forward to seeing Jake through his eyes.

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