It’s been about 14 months since I had a proper haircut. I cut, and, Colleen cut – my hair. It was Covid. Meanwhile, Colleen got her hair cut. Then, I did. It’s not all that different. Ha! Yes, it is. But, the good news, it seems no one much noticed. I suppose anyone can tell. Colleen does/did. I have to admit (readily, though reluctantly) that her haircut came out very well! It was like spring cleaning. Out with the old, in with the new, it’s good to feel neat again.
I limit myself to a post a day. Jules, long ago admonished me. Too many posts were too many and too confusing. So, I cheat. She never complained about more than one pic per post. Still… I pick by browsing Lightroom. And an image strikes me. Sometimes they are not perfect – most times. But there is this” je ne sais quois” look. Done. This one made me smile. You’re just going along minding your own business and then you are “struck.” It wasn’t even an image I flagged in my first pass. But, in retrospect, it’s different, out of my norm. … too many images, too little time… I know I have not gone deep into my library. It’s a regret, no time to dwell.
At least this is what I call them. And it’s what I taught my kids to call them. Do you recall Proust’s La Madeleine? No matter. The appearance of a wooly bear recalls to me the childhood of my children and that magic moment when they first saw a wooly bear themselves. I was the one to point it out. And so, I passed down knowledge. Ah, they can’t take that away from me.