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21 February 2008 @ 05:46 pm
Checking with a ruler is tempting.  
I'm not sure about this, but I think the woman who cut my hair today must have been a WAC in the Korean War. I didn't ask for a "high and tight," nor did I specify military regs for the length of my hair. Nevertheless, this is what I got. My hair hasn't been this short since I was in AFROTC.

Ali is laughing at me. She and Lisa have both stated, "It'll grow back." This is cold comfort, especially since I don't really mind it. I was somewhat afraid of Ali's reaction, actually, and was hesitant to reveal the location of the "salon" for fear she'd visit them with a baseball bat.

It's not that bad. I do, however, look like a raw damn recruit whose momma made sure to stuff her boy full of baby fat for the DI to measure success against, and that's no lie.
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Jon Reidcrossfire on February 22nd, 2008 12:22 am (UTC)
I just got buzzed last Saturday, after waiting about three weeks too long. God, I feel so much better.
Merlinmerlin_t_wizard on February 22nd, 2008 02:21 am (UTC)
Pictures?
Traveler Farlandertwfarlan on February 22nd, 2008 02:24 am (UTC)
Preferably not, though it's probably unavoidable.
Benjamin Leelbuckley on February 22nd, 2008 02:46 am (UTC)
Well, it *will* grow back, unless you visit the WAC salonist again in the near future... ;)

Having had some astoundingly bad haircuts in my day, I only say 'it will grow' with sympathy and experience. I'm glad to hear you don't really mind it, though.

*salutes you* ;)
Ace Lightning: fat drunkacelightning on February 22nd, 2008 06:00 am (UTC)
i'm surprised nobody has mentioned how nice it feels when you run the palm of your hand over a freshly buzz-cut head of hair ;-)

(incidentally, when i was a freshman in college, i inadvertently got a very, very short pixie cut which, when tested, passed a haircut inspection for men's ROTC. that's why i let it grow out and have never had it cut since.)


Kat: catsnortkatmoonshaker on February 22nd, 2008 01:32 pm (UTC)
heh. ::picturing you with a buzz cut:: That's just terrible... you must find a local email group or some such venue where you can warn others about this heinous woman!! ::snicker:: Guess you won't be going there again!!!
Traveler Farlandertwfarlan on February 22nd, 2008 01:34 pm (UTC)
I don't think Ali would let me go back, no. Then again, she's been snickering about my hair since she saw it, so she might make me go back once a year just for the laugh value.
Kat: catdeadshockkatmoonshaker on February 22nd, 2008 01:43 pm (UTC)
Noooooo, Ali? OTOH that stylist better watch out!! Who knows what might happen. ::grin::