August 7, 2010
My hair, my beautiful hair
"That's a Mohawk," she said. And she was correct. A Mohawk partly black and partly bleached white and partly hot pink.
"Okay, maybe not exactly that extreme. But that's the mood I'm in. For 20 years, I've walked into places like this and said, 'Take two inches off and layer it, please. I'm done. Cut it off.'"
Pantene, the shampoo company, has a program that accepts eight-inch ponytails. She cut. We measured. Victory.
Some of you may recall that my grandson Devin donated his ponytail to Locks of Love a few years ago. He got his picture in the NC paper, and he looked happy, but I didn't understand until now just what a happy feeling it is.