This is not an inane post about my hair

What with the tsunami victims, the social security crisis, our country at war, and the Oscars, I really feel that I need to focus my attention on issues greater than myself. I have a lot going on right now relatively speaking, but it’s nothing in the big picture. At work, for example, I’m managing a project to help answer some of the biggest questions about higher education and equity in this country, and I really feel like I’m a part of something bigger than my day-to-day worries.

And speaking of work, I had to leave a little early yesterday because I decided that after more than a year and a half of neglect, I needed to get highlights again to brighten up a bit. I did hours of internet research on New York salons, an academic field unto itself, and finally found rave reviews about a colorist who was the “savior” for girls with ash blonde hair who had gone “everywhere in NYC”. He was brilliant, and a total sweetheart, and I am suddenly a redhead. Not like fresh off the boat Irish girl red-red, but I’m hovering on a line between the red and blonde labels. So new city, new look, it all works.

What was I going to write about again?

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  1. snowy

     /  February 23, 2005

    i am soo there wif u sista. am getting the streaks tomorrow. YAY for good stylists! also? am reminiscing about Oscar party last year. *sigh* need to visit again sometime soon.

    xxoo
    -the snowy

  2. omigod yes! that was some wicked good times, and really, a whole year? just jump on a plane again. to new york. ahem.

  3. Court

     /  February 28, 2005

    PHOTO! Haircolor photo please, asap.

  4. Actually, after a couple of washings it’s calmed down to the point that it doesn’t look so radically different from my old hair, just slightly redder and streaky, I mean, “multi-dimensional”. But I’ll try to take a pic.

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