Last weekend I volunteered at the Seattle 3-Day walk as a member the Route Safety crew (here’s a terrific event summary). Route Safety is responsible for, well, keeping the walkers safe on the route. The crew is made up of two dozen bicyclists and motorcyclists who head out with the first walker each morning, and […]
Pink Ink: Boxing Gloves & A Ribbon
Samantha and I met at a rest area on the first day of the 2011 Seattle 3-Day walk. As we chatted over pretzels and purple gatorade, I noticed her tattoo: pink boxing gloves hanging from a pink ribbon. Sam’s got a great sense of humor, but she’s serious when it comes to raising money to […]
Pink Ink at the San Diego 3-Day
The 3-Day walk is great for spotting pink ink, and participants are always willing to sharing the story behind their tattoos. San Diego 2010 was wet, very wet, but there were some sunny periods where the rain gear came off and the shorts and tank tops provided a peek at some lovely pink ribbon tattoos. […]
Pink Ink at the 3-Day
I was on the lookout for pink ribbon tattoos while at the Seattle 3-Day and wasn’t disappointed – 14 that I hadn’t seen before, two that had been updated, and one of my favorites from last year.
Joining the Seattle 3-Day Crew
My first 3-Day experience ended up being something completely different from what I had expected – I decided I would definitely participate in the 2010 Seattle 3-Day, but as a crew member, not a walker.