Taking Risks: Summer 2016

Looking back in my archives of pictures in my inbox, I got some good laughs at some of the very bold things I did to my hair in my 20’s.

From the shortest hair-chop in 2010:

Shortest cut 2010

To my attempt at blonde:

Blondie

That color did not go well, and I “warmed up” and darkened it the next morning.

I lived the motto: Hair is a silly thing! I found it so freeing, to cut my hair and live my life simply getting used to the face looking back at me: raccoon eyes, big forehead, burgeoning curls, and cheekbones. I discovered eyelash extensions in NYC could take my “minimal make up” look to the next level. I discovered that I had the most confidence the shorter my hair length was. It takes a strong woman to be bold. It takes a confident man to love on that woman, too.

I still find it fun to experiment, but guardedly now. My last cut has not been my favorite to date, but I’ve altered it to where I feel comfortable now. Summer beckons and I got more exciting things to worry think about. I’ve got risks to take in the area of employment, entrepreneurship, and advancing my talk therapy goals. I’ve got places to see, new foods to eat, couches to break-in, trips to plan, wines to try, outfits to arrange, posts to write, word to devour, celebrations to partake in, offers to decline, plans to make, promises to witness.

Summer 2016 is looking great.

What risks are you taking this summer?

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Taking Risks: Summer 2016

2 thoughts on “Taking Risks: Summer 2016

  1. Short hair is awesome. I’m not being bold lol. If I get a new job I have a plan to go to NYC and party bUT if I remain at my current job I’ve gotta be careful with my mula…lol. 😉 👌 💯 and I love that blonde color even tho you warmed it up. Red is awesome too

    1. Short hair is very awesome, I have a medium cut now, and I’m learning how to love it. Gonna have to start using those YouTube hair tutorials everyone talks about. I hope you still have a great summer of taking big risks and little risks– whether they involve spending $$ or not.

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