Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Remember Whensday No. 14 - School Days

I think this is probably THE worst school picture of me. At least from grade school. I mean, look at that awful hairdo! Why was it so bad? Why did I look like I just got out of bed?

Never EVER let an 8 year old cut her own hair the night before school pictures. Period. This is the end result. My poor mother...she tried to even it out as best as she could without me ending up with a buzz cut. But she could only do so much with the mess I created. I'm sorry, Mom.

Sally - Third Grade

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13 comments:

Michelle Johnson said...

your adorable with your crooked haircut, i think.

once, minutes before we were to walk out the door for my participation in a parade i took the scissors and cut the hairs off my left eyebrow. i don't know why either. my mom was livid and didn't find the humor it at all. she shaved the rest off as well as my right one (i think) and put makeup on them to conceal my stylin' haircut. :) have a great day.

James said...

You were a cute kid bed head or not. :-) I had some really horrible hair in the 70's and my mother had to pay for it.

Pyatshaw said...

Love the haircut!
My little brother gave my cousin a "fashionable (i.e.crewcut)haircut the day before my elder brother's wedding. He did it in the cartshed. I feature that brother in my "Whensday" post this week. My aunt did not appreciate the result.

Gaelyn said...

I believe I had a haircut just like that and around that age. But my bangs were shorter and really crooked. Mom said I could just wear it that way being I'd cut it that way.

Another great memory to share with us Sally.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Sorry I'm laughing, really I am. ;-) Why do most kids cut there own hair at least once? LOL

Ruth said...

Too funny!! I bet you thought you looked just fine at the time.

Cezar and Léia said...

oh Sally you are cute! Come on... and you have fabulous eyes!
Adorable post, thanks so much for sharing these sweet moments!It's amazing to remember and in some ways "funny indeed", but always adorable!
I liked a lot my friend
"vous êtes très belle"
Léia

Pat said...

You had a cute little pixie cut! Your mom did a good job of evening it out. We always think we look worse than we actually do. I think you looked cute.

JC said...

Everyone has a couple of pics like that .. hidden in their memory box ..

Hildred and Charles said...

Really sweet pictures, - your eyes are lovely and a dear smile.

Denise said...

I love your school picture Sally, and it is now a sweet and touching memory. I ought to post an old photo of the hair cut I gave myself. It will make you feel a whole lot better ;)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

what a cute post and picture Sally. I had a post all ready and then my scanner stopped working.
Next week maybe.

Oh well the best part of remember whensday is reading all the other great posts anyway.

Thanks for doing this, it's so fun.

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