In lieu of a heart-wrenching personal essay, I bring you Snippets: Scenes from a Life. In other words, random photos from the past eight months or so.
Aardvark Day 2015 was May 8, 2015. Six months ago. The holiday (explanation here) fell during a fairly action-packed visit from part of Ian’s family, but we ducked outside for a two-minute photo shoot. Polite, restrained photo face: Crumpled Face of Genuine Joy: Obviously, I shaved my head in early May. Good ol’ buzz […]
There are a million ways to look and feel great with a buzz cut, regardless of your size, shape, age, or creed. Still, before you fire up that electric razor, here are… 9 Things to Consider Before Shaving Your Head How do you feel about your face? Removing your hair draws a startling amount of […]
Look, a question from a reader! AJ asks: Just curious, did you go back for another Deva cut? Did the cut “wear” well after a few weeks? My hair is similar to yours and I’m on the fence about going to a Deva stylist. AJ, I did go back once, and walked out […]
I have now reached Stage Four of my Hack ‘n’ Grow Cycle. Yes world, I once again long for flowing long, luxurious hair. After all, I’ve learned so much about hair care, surely this time I could… …wow, the delusion never ends. HOWEVER! This time around, I have a photographic record on my side— and […]
Some of you are well acquainted with the Legend of Aardvark Day. Others may dimly recall that every May 8 since 1999, I’ve made an effort to be caught on film. A big deadline cast a pall over my day. I felt cheated… until I remembered that May 8 always fell during Finals Week in […]
Today, Autumn wrote about The Conundrum of Body Hair. I’m chiming in. I recently went about three months without shaving my underarms, two and a half months without shaving my legs. From October through the New Year, I grew increasingly fuzzy. The results looked something like this: I say “something like this” because me and […]
Perhaps you’ve been wondering, “Golly, what is it like to wake up next to Rebekah?” You are now free to move on to other fantasies. Also, to that blogger who claimed her “schnozz” was bigger than mine— consider yourself [humbly and respectfully] schooled.
(A flashback to May 4, 2007, two days after my first ever buzz cut. Classy, Myspace-style photo was taken immediately after the haircut.) My hair is gone, suddenly. I’m adjusting to some changes: 1) Everyone in the world wants to to rub my head. On one hand, I love love love this; I’m a touchy-feely […]
(Some internal pro vs. con debating, originally posted 5:19 PM Tuesday, May 1 2007.) (Persis Khambatta as Lt. Ilia. Clearly not me.) This will sound hopelessly obsessive, but it’s the truth: lately, I have found hair repulsive. Only one girl out of every 20 has hair that’s pretty enough to impress me, and I find […]