Sometimes I am just struck by the absurdity of some of the things we take in stride/for granted in the world. For instance, one way I could describe (part of) my plans for tomorrow:
I’m getting a tattoo!
That’s a pretty clear and, while exciting to me, not entirely out of the ordinary thing to do, right?
But if I put it like this:
Tomorrow I have an appointment to pay a complete stranger a bunch of money to stick needles into my skin thousands of times over the course of a couple of hours, to change the colour of some of my skin.
…Like, wait, what? Literally how is this just a normal(ish) thing? What even is humanity? WHY ARE PEOPLE?
That’s all I’ve got for you today.