Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Haircuts

We never think about getting a haircut (except that it's time we have to take out of our day)--until we've gone several weeks without one. My last haircut, if memory serves me correctly, was a bit more than 2 months ago. When I was in practice, I used to go every 2 weeks. After retirement, I sometimes let it slide to 3. But I've never gone this long without a haircut...until now.  A few more days, and my wife would be forced to wield the clippers upon me. Then, the Governor said it was safe, and I was one of the first ones to sign up at my regular barber.

Yes, today I get a haircut again. Or, at least, I'm scheduled for one. We'll see how that goes.

Women, especially those who depend on their stylist to do a bit more than cut their hair, have an even worse problem. We'll leave it at that--in this case, the less said the better. But feel free to chime in with your special problems.

In the meantime, we'll see how this step back toward a more normal life goes. True, I'll wear a mask, and so will the barber. There will be adjustments all around. But at least I'll go forth from the barber shop feeling a bit more normal. We'll see how it goes.

7 comments:

Richard Mabry said...

Note: things went smoothly. When I came home, my wife looked at me and said, "Richard's back." Guess she didn't care for my shaggy look.

Priscilla Bettis said...

Glad to hear it went well.

Neither Dear Husband nor I could stand it anymore. We cut each other's hair a few weeks back. I was prepared for the worst, but he did a pretty good job.:-) (It was easy to buzz his head with the clippers.)

Richard Mabry said...

I think I could do a fair job on my wife's hair--but she didn't particularly jump at the chance when I brought it up. As for a buzz cut, I guess I'll keep all the hair I have (at least for now).

Patricia Bradley said...

Glad it went well, Richard! I figure your governor's wife, like mine, said OPEN THE SALONS or you'll be eating burned biscuits! lol
I'm lucky to live in a very small town where my hairdresser is also my friend...

Richard Mabry said...

You leave it up in the air...is she your friend now, and more important, will she be your friend after your next session with her?

Patricia Bradley said...

She's still my friend. lol. She said after this was all over, she wasn't working 12 hour days any longer... It takes six weeks now for a new person to get in...if she'll take them.

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