Thursday, September 22, 2011

A Conversation


Roughly two days into the brand new school year, there occurred a brief dialogue betwixt myself and a ten-year-old girl in my class......

Girl:  "Mrs. Long, how old are you?"

Me:  "Thirty-six."

Girl:  "And you have feathers in your hair?"

Me:  "Um, yes."

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Normally, I do not put much stock into the opinions of fourth graders ~ regarding my fashion choices.  But this one had me almost worried.  Was I too old for a few feathers in my hair?  They weren't neon green or anything.  They were barely visible, skinny feathers, in muted colors. 

Hmmmph!

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Tonight, after my haircut, my hairdresser wanted to know if I wanted to put my feathers back in.    

I said yes.  

And added a bright blue one to the mix.


So.  There.


4 comments:

  1. Lovin' the blue feather! Never too old...unless you tie your shirt on the side with the plastic clip.....

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  2. I was thinking never too old unless you started taking a self picture every morning before work and commented about how your feathers are working for you that day. If you do that, you run the risk of an intervention.

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  3. Keep rocking the feathers, Mrs. Long!

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  4. hahahaha... love that picture!!!!

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