How do you cheer yourself up?
this is only one way.
but it's one of my absolute favourites.
the shop has a bunch of framed pictures on its walls, and having spent quite a lot of hours in the shop from january to now, I have picked a personal favourite; let me paraphrase:
you will marry and make a woman happy for a while, son, but then she will discover men who are ten times better than you will ever be. these men are called tattoo artists.
neal took a picture of it.