This is a piece inspired by the wonderful Australian photographer, Julie Powell. She and I collaborated on several pieces awhile back, and they’ve been on my mind lately.
My last haircut was April 3rd. The last time I had my hair color enhanced (aka dyed) was three weeks before that. Today is May 31. To say that I’ve begun looking a little unkempt would be an massive understatement.
I wear my hair really short, so my normal routine consists of a haircut every three weeks and color every six weeks. I’ve been sick since the beginning of May, though, and had to cancel my regular appointments. This is a reasonable approximation of my current look:
Add more gray to the fur, and that’s me.
My appointment isn’t until 11:30, but I set my alarm for 6:00 a.m. and was awake well before that. I’m jumping for joy, but only mentally, because at my age, physically jumping for joy could be hazardous to my health. I could do it, but I might not be able to walk for a week. And nothing is going to keep me from this appointment.
In my stead, here are inspiring photos of others expressing their joy. Enjoy their joy!
Peace (and joy) people!
“Before We Were Kings”
by Leslie Noyes
Before we were kings, we slept half the day rising at noon for our breakfast.
Before we wore robes, we frolicked like fools behaving as if it would all last
We snuggled and snuffled, snorted and sang, trumpeting our joy to the masses
And no one chastised us lest we succumb to a crippling, pachyderm sadness.
Oh! It was roll, roll, tumble and flow until the grand day of our crowning
Now we sit tall, on thrones one and all solemnly judging and scowling.
For more wonderful photography, visit https://juliepowell2014.wordpress.com/
When one has too much time on one’s hands one might indulge in too much reality TV. Thus was the case as I was scrolling through the channels and came across a program called “True Life: I Want a Threesome.”
Sleazy stuff, but who am I to judge? I mean I’ve seen some pretty cool threesomes in my life:
Nothing beats a purrfect threesome!
Except maybe a colorful one.
Doggone it! Another threesome!
And then there’s the threesome to end all threesomes.
Who needs reality TV? (All photos found on Pinterest.)