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Sunday, October 01, 2006

Little Miss Sunshine - A Wee Bit Late!

My Gr. 1 photo sports a beautiful little Pixie cut amazingly done by a barber without the aid of proper scissors!! The cowlicks have it going madly off in all directions! The week before this picture was taken, I had my long braids hacked off because there was so much gum, candy and honey stuck to them! That is because I loved eating my toast on the flip side! (That's another post altogether!)

My penchant for jewels is evident even then! I still have the glass heart my dad gave to his three daughters but, alas, I have lost the Canadian Red Cross pin they gave to every school kid in Canada in 1958 ! It had a gold background that I thought was real!

Mother of Invention, wishing I'd kept that pin!


Blogger bobealia said...

No joke, there is a German model who is making that hairdo the latest craze. I just read it in a magazine the other day.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Beth said...

So cute. And I can't wait to hear the story about all that gum and honey in your hair ... I still get food all in my hair.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Dale said...

A little late but still the right day -- cute photo with the ear to ear grin!

Stop eating your hair ladies! Although If I'd thought of doing that, I might have ended up with a decent cut.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Coaster Punchman said...

That's hysterical, and a cute picture. You didn't by chance eat paste too, did you?

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger lulu said...

My mom swore that she was going to cut all my hair off, because I used to get gum in it all the time. The cut is really cute on you though.

(Peanut butter gets gum out of hair if you ever have another accident.)

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Anonymous Anonymous said...

You have really sparkling blue eyes there MoI. And yes it was quite daring to wear a pin *and* a necklace to school photo day.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger mellowlee said...

awwww what a cute kid you were! I love the pixie cut, but so sad about your braids!

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Jacob's Mom said...

You are such a sweetie!! I love your smile :}

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Blogger Barbara said...

You had a winning smile even back then. And yes, we had matching pixies. I'll bet you couldn't wait for your hair to grow out again even though it was easy to care for.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Anonymous charles ravndal said...

OMG you look so adorable!

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Bobealia: Hey, I was cool then! But I'm not gettin' that cut now! I look terrible in short hair! Although I have high cheekbones,I have pudgy cheeks!

Beth: Thanks for doing this contest..was fun! I'll have to check that post...might have posted it last year but not many were reading it then so maybe I'll re-post!

Dale: Yes, I still have a wide smile. Thanks.

CP: Strangely enough, I didn't eat paste, like every other kid in art class! Wasn't sweet enough I guess!

lulu: PB gets gum out? Hope I never have to put that one to the test!

PF Slippers: Yes, my eyes took over my face but I finally grew into them, and they still sparkle most of the time! Fashion faux pas? I just couldn't get enough jewels!

Mellowlee: sisters both still have their braids! I think they should have kept mine anyway! It was a low maintenance style. Wish I could wear it now!

Jacob's Mom: Thanks. I still have the smile I'm told!

Barbara: My mom had it permed as soon as it was long enough! I hated perms too! They made me look like an "adult"! Very few people can wear really short cuts...Demi Moore perhaps!

Charles: Thanks! My parents didn't always think so!!

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger meno said...

I had that same haircut when i was in 7th grade, done by a barber too. It looks better on you!

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Uh, here's that thing again..Thanks but I doubt that! Okay, we were both cute! What was up with taking us to Barbers? Did they invent the pixie cut?!! I was so little I had to sit on this board they put across the seat!

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger justacoolcat said...

Nice picture. You were way ahead of the curve with your style.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger Mother of Invention said...

justacoolcat: Hey, that'd be a first!

Monday, October 02, 2006

Blogger brooksba said...

How cute! It's fun to look back on old pictures and see what memories arise.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

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