Just wanted to share that I recently got a great job, despite the dreads. I scored a job as a biomedical research librarian at the Fosyth Institute in Boston. Big bucks, too. Of course, at the interview, I had to explain the dreads a little bit, and put up with a few uncomfortable moments (When I got my ID picture taken.. the guy was like, "We've never seen one like YOU before!". But it payed off.
So, it can be done! Dreads won't keep ME in a damn record store forever. ^_^
In other news, for anyone who cares, I got my new tattoo started about a week ago.
TATTOO DONE AT REDEMPTION TATTOO IN CAMBRIDGE, MA by MIKE SHEA.
It's just an outline so far, but I'm getting it colored and shaded on August 28th. Took about 4 hours, worth every second. Shading should take closer to 7 hours. Yippee!