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Day 91: Becky

I got my hair cut today! Yay! For a lot of women, getting a haircut can be a real treat. We schedule them far in advance and look forward to them with delight. Haircut day is even better when you have free babysitting. An hour at the salon for any busy woman, but especially the mom of only young kids, equates to a mini-vacation.

I have looked forward to my visits with Becky lo these last 13 years. Yes, 13 years. Becky and I have been "together" since before I started dating Ben! I remember this because I saw her for the first time to fix a sorority-girl-hair-gone-wild situation shortly before my spouse and I started dating. It was the same month as my spring break trip to Seattle and my first niece's birth, so a pretty memorable time.

Between sorority bathroom dye jobs and having a friend at Josef's School of Hair Design experiment on me, my hair was fried! A friend who knew Becky in high school gave me a coupon for the salon where she was working at the time, so I called her to fix my hair. She was the same age as me and the same major at NDSU and we just clicked. She did my hair for our wedding and shortly after that, she opened her own salon, Cloud 9.

Having someone who knows my crazy cowlicks and knows how to talk me down from hair cliffs is such a gift!

Here I am with my new bangs! Unfortunately, I didn't think to snap a picture before we went to the park on a windy day. I am also strongly anti-selfie, because mostly you can find someone to take your picture. But my someones are preschoolers who are notoriously bad a taking photos. I have about 300 on my phone to prove it.

Seriously. It was windy. I promise it'll look more normal tomorrow.
But, bangs! 


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