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Now’s as good a time as any to give a little progress update on my hair. Recall on January 11th I looked in the mirror and said, Don, ya just don’t look good with short hair. High and tight isn’t for you. Time to get back to grown-up hair. News anchor hair.
I’ve been 55 days and 2 haircuts since that day (I get a haircut every 21 days) and things are looking much better. The length on top is the right look. I still have a ways to go. My bangs, when my hair is at an ideal length, can be pulled down to just about my eyebrow level. I’ve still got a little ways to go. Thinking it’ll be about late April until my hair is just right.
I tell my barber, “a 3 around the ears only to control the crazy grey hair and then scissor cut the rest of the way.” When I get my hair the right length, then the attention-to-detail really begins because each haircut after that needs to be exact. I can’t have a rogue barber goin’ crazy on my head with clippers.
Here’s a side-by-side at Day-55. Am I obsessed? Yes. But I’ve always been. I have more forehead than I would like, but I’m nearly 50-years-old, so not much I can do about that.
I do believe, however, that my hair routine has as much to do with my having hair as genetics (even tho I know it’s alllll genetics if I’m being honest with myself). I work hard to keep my hair. Here’s how: