Random 3 for July 26, 2020 – Haircuts, covid-19, gardens

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And so it went – If you read my earlier post, you know I was anticipating my first professional haircut since the lockdown this past week. You asked for a picture. Well, forgetaboutit! Ain’t gonna happen. The cut was shorter … Continue reading

Random 5 for March 22 – Taxes, hair, old, coffee, spring

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Happy dance! – I finished my taxes (several days before they extended the deadline). As always there were a few glitches in the software that I had to work through but it’s history for another year. #donedonedone #don’tcareifit’sextended We are … Continue reading

Random 5 for January 5 – Instructions, shipping, robins, Pinterest, charging cords

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Thank goodness for YouTube – I bought a technical gadget. It came with a small (2” x 3”) piece of paper that said “download app xxxx” in 87 different languages. That’s all. No other instructions. I downloaded the app and … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 4 – People, smells, mice, vegetation, hair

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Hair today, gone tomorrow! – After my reunion picture, I knew I needed a haircut. Called my stylist and dang, she’s on vacation. Soonest I could get in was two weeks. After a lively conversation with myself (it’s always spirited … Continue reading

Random 5 for June 9 – Friendship, eccentricity, haircuts, desserts, internet

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Friendship – People talk about having long-term friends that they rarely see but when they do it’s like they just talked yesterday. I don’t really have those kinds of friends except for one. A few weeks back I talked about … Continue reading

What not to say to a hair stylist

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Hope is a beautiful thing. It’s what makes you believe that you will get a different outcome. Every time I go for a haircut I am hopeful. First the background — I’m a terrible client. Since I’m retired, I don’t … Continue reading

There’s a party in my head

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That’s a deceptive title. Sounds so intellectual. So smart. It’s more about “the lazy” or an overactive (and not necessarily in a good way) mind. Maybe it’s the cold weather. Maybe it’s cabin fever but I find myself doing more things … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 22 – Computers, medical history, automatic reminders, mysterious appointments, hair

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That’s weird! – My keyboard has a matte textured finish except for some keys that I use so often they are worn shiny smooth. I noticed that the keys I use the most are F, A, R and T. The … Continue reading

A chip off the old block or shades of Tess!

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My mother and I never looked alike. We had different coloring and different shapes. We didn’t wear the same shoe size. Our tastes were different. We were different (or so I thought). For the last 35 years of her life, I … Continue reading

How fast does hair really grow?

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Remember when you were a kid and everything took forever? There was at least six months between December 1 and 25? A school year was actually three years between September and summer vacation? It took forever to get to where … Continue reading