HOCC: ” I can do anything I want”

Humans of Calvert County, Sarah Merranko & Anita Santoyo

“At 40 I learned to say no. Because if you asked me to do anything, I would do anything. And I didn’t bare that weight anymore. 

At 50 I knew I could say anything I wanted. I really did. But I’d never say anything to hurt anybody.

At 60 I’m like I could do anything I want! And I always wanted a tattoo so I got it. 

I got the frog at 60, the sunflowers at 64, and the dog and cat at 68. And my nose pierced at 70. ?

I’m very big into the animal community, saving animals, and I had paw prints but they turned into terds. They looked like just terds on my foot! So I went to this tattoo artist and he goes ‘that’s awful’ and I’m like tell me about it! And it was the joke in the family….’look at those terds on her foot.’ He said I could turn them into flowers. Sunflowers are my favorite flowers, so I turned them into sunflowers.

The dog and cat are for animals.

And the frog, I love frogs, I don’t know why. And I’m a princess. So they put a crown on the frog. And I named it Cleopatra. We call it Cleo, so I say ‘kiss my Cleo!’

My husband thinks it’s great!

If I want to do something silly and ridiculous, I would. I don’t care what anybody thinks. And that’s how I feel. I am who I am and I’m not going to change for anybody!”

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