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14 May 2009

The Word You're Looking For Is "Wise"

This afternoon, as I was squashing my hair back into pigtails to disguise the fact that it hasn't been washed in four days, I found something.

It was tiny.

It was trying to hide.

And IT WAS GREY.

They say that your children will give you grey hair -- I just figured it would take longer than 15 weeks.

And yes, I pulled it out, though I hear you shouldn't.
I 'll let you know if a billion more sprout in its place.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Elly said...

Congratulations on your wise-ness!! :) Okay, perhaps you weren't looking for a congratulations on getting older in that sense, but I guess it happens to everyone, so welcome to the club?

May 14, 2009 at 5:14 PM  
Blogger thewindhover said...

hehe, at least it wasn't a grey hair sprouting from your chin! And I think it must be a wisdom marker, surely.

May 14, 2009 at 6:31 PM  
Blogger Jen at Semantically driven said...

When I had my first hair cut after having my son nearly eight years ago my hairdresser told me I had a gray streak at the back of my head. It's been downhill ever since.

May 14, 2009 at 9:21 PM  
Blogger Heart Felt said...

You certainly grow wiser after having children......I have pulled out two...one for each child! xx

May 14, 2009 at 9:45 PM  
Blogger Desiree Fawn said...

Well, as long as I'm not the only one! I'm happy to join you ladies in grey hair-dom!

May 14, 2009 at 10:42 PM  
Blogger disenchanted said...

i was very lazy with my hair this year and let it grow out (baaad roots) for about 8 weeks, while looking thru my natural blondeness, i noticed a white hair, not even gray. white. and i found it and lifted it to see its length, about 5 inches!!! im only 24! it must have been growing some time! and there are more!

August 1, 2009 at 8:06 PM  

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