Put down the straightening cream, step away from that flat iron, and come join me as I declare October to be …
It is estimated that more than 65% of women have naturally curly or wavy hair. According to observation, the numbers appear much less.
The multi-billion-dollar hair-straightening market (in the U.S. alone) helps hide this, but it doesn’t mean it’s not there.
I often say my hair is more of a landmark than a style.
People know me for my hair. When it’s pulled back, it’s almost as if I’m incognito.
Blonde (and blonder) corkscrew curls seem to burst out of my head from every direction – controlled chaos. I don’t try to control how my hair lands, but I do try to control how big it goes.
You know, the bigger the taller. After all, I’m only five-feet, well five-four if you include my hair.
So sometimes you just have to treat yourself, or sometimes you’re lucky enough to have Samba Days
treat you to a gift experience.
And for those of you who are so practical that you’d rather put that money to the hydro bill than treating yourself, your friends can get you a Samba Days gift experience for Christmas, forcing you to put yourself before the electricity.
Sometimes I wish I were my husband so I wouldn’t have to make supper. And then I realize if I were that guy without someone to cook for me I’d probably resort to foodstuffs – like ketchup – for supper.
It’s funny, when Samba Days
gave me the opportunity to select from its seemingly endless list of gift experiences, rather than choose from categories such as Wine, Gourmet, Getaway, Body and Soul, or Life and Culture, I found myself choosing from Explore and Adventure
Yes, I passed up the opportunity for delightful spa treatments and tasty pampering experiences to harness myself to a cable 35 feet above the hard, rocky ground, and wear (an impressively disinfected) helmet that may not have been conducive to maintaining my hairstyle, but was beneficial in making me feel like a stunt-double in a Michael Bay movie.
I am afraid of everything. But, I am not afraid to do anything.