Friday, March 6, 2009

The Trip to the Salon

One of the things I wanted to do after earning tenure was make a trip to a real salon. For the last couple of years, I had my head shaved on the sides and just a bit on top. After October, I just let it grow. I started thinking that I would wait until tenure and then try something fancy and new. Time passed, though, and this was the first weekday when I was free and in town during the day.

Last Monday, I looked like this:


And this afternoon, I looked like this:


You can't see, but I colored it. I certainly wasn't afraid of the grey. After all, I've had it for years. But I wanted something brighter. And I knew color would just create a nice look. It's a bit poofier and straighter than normal since she used a blow drier, so it'll probably look different tomorrow, but I'll probably like it more then. I ended up trimming the beard this afternoon since it really needed it after the new 'do. I gotta get better about keeping up with that.

Part of the transitions I've been undertaking lately, trying to celebrate life and look forward to the future.


  1. You look so different than in the last photo I saw of you! Hope everything is going well. Would love to connect with you on facebook - send me an email!