Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Cool Thing about Long Hair

I grew up a tomboy with a mom who grew up a tomboy as well. My mom used to have long hair, but I never knew her to have it my entire life. My mom didn't really want me or my sister to have long hair, which, as a tomboy, I kind of wanted.

That sounds backwards, but besides being able to rock the sideways ponytail every now and again, I wanted long hair so that I can imitate the thing tomboy girls did in the movies and TV shows and pretended they're boys by hiding their long hair in their hat, and then the boys would let her (disguised as a him) play with them, until she gets in a scuffle with another boy and her hat comes off and it's revealed, *GASP* SHE'S A GIRL!

I don't know...I guess at an early age, I was keen on a good bamboozle.

Now that I'm all grown up, I can do whatever I want to with my hair, oftentimes to my mama's dismay. Even though I've had longer hair a few times in the past, I now dawns on me I can do what I've wanted to do for years.

First, there's nothing...


...Now there is!

3 comments:

Marimbaroach said...

cute hat!

ruth said...

Whoa, that IS magic.

fran said...

whoa! *gasp* you're GIRL!

why didn't you ever tell me corazon? i wouldn't have punched in the stomach that one time....