I cut off all my hair...
I cut off all my hair.
Turns out this dream/fascination started even longer ago then The Camino.
I came very close once about 17 years ago,
but chickened out last minute.
Finally last Saturday, with the help of amazing women circle,
I let my locks fall.
For someone who has long hair her entire life
(except for a brief encounter with a Dorthy Hamill cut if 5th grade)
It feels outrageously liberating
My head is highly sensitive,
the slightest breeze is translated through my entire body.
People that I don't know respond to me differently,
less forward more furtive.
Little kids often stare.
I have developed a habit of rubbing my head and love being petted;
The feeling is endlessly fascinating.
And it will save me much ado while on the trail over the next two months.
Also in Musings
HONDURAN BLACK OPAL
Honduran Black Opal is rare and unusual.
A unicorn of the gem world.
This seemingly simple grey/black stone
flashes a rainbow of color when the sun shines on its face
allowing you a window into its mysterious world...
GEM SILICAGem Silica is a blue green and most rare variety of chalcedony...
A highly silicated form of chrysocolla.
This particular piece
came from high in the Andes of Peru
and it's color and quality are amazing...