Q: Can one have too many Texas tattoos? By Texas tattoo I mean Texas-themed—for instance, a design with half the Texas flag incorporated, the outline of Texas with my Greek letters inside of it, and my newest, a nautical star with the letters T, E, X, A, and S inscribed around the outside, like the star that was on one of our first flags. Just wondering if getting the “Come and Take It” flag might be overkill?
James Owens, Lubbock
A: Seeing as how you probably slipped the pesky fetters of propriety a tattoo parlor or so ago, why stop now? At this point, for the Texanist to preach otherwise would be fruitless, as fruitless as