It feels like the day before a big holiday and I'm as giddy as a Thanksgiving turkey! Uh, wait....giddy as a Halloween pumpkin! No...giddy as 7-year old Norway Pine just before Christmas? Ah, never mind. The point is, I am giddy and can't wait for tomorrow! Just to recap, here is a little tidbit of what is coming up... First of all, William in Edinburgh kicked off the "season of shearing" with a beautiful June 12th shear. Thank you William! Then yesterday, Michael, in Saar, B
Not much up top to shear? Still want to participate? This is your lucky day! Introducing the Hair Dare, the answer to all your Baldilocks participation problems. The Hair Dare is simple. Instead of shearing off all those non-existent locks you used to cavalierly fling with abandon, your dare is to wear a wig for one week. That’s it. We supply the wigs – men’s, women’s, blondes, brunettes, rainbow – and you supply the bald, beautiful noggins. Have fun with it. Make a statement
Yes, I know. Having thrown the name of this lovely Scottish lass around a fair bit already, it is understandable to conclude that she is the one standing to gain the most from this seemingly selfless gesture. But that would be false. True, Kira is the one from whom this campaign was inspired, and for whom we are targeting solidarity, compassion, well-wishes, and donations. But make no mistake, the chief beneficiary of each head shave is the one being shaved.. And here is why.
We all know or occasionally run into those individuals whose boundless energy, playfulness, imagination and innate ability to bring a smile to any room seem to defy reason. These strange beings are commonly referred to as "children"…and guess what, you just might be one! Yes, I am a firm believer that the fun-loving kid in each one of us never really goes away, but is merely suppressed (much less so in some than in others) by the demands of real world life. Unfortunately ther