Envy not greatness: for thou makest thereby Thyself the worse, and so the distance greater.
- Herbert, English Metaphysical Poet (1593-1632)
|Over the last two years, it felt so damn good to grow my hair out, it felt like I was me, reclaiming myself! I even had a couple friends who said, “Yeah dude, you look like yourself again,” but my wife? She couldn’t stand it. After two years of wrestling, I finally felt like maybe I should just give her what she wants, so I gave in and gave her back the clean cut man she’s been pining for.|
|So I hand the scissors over and I have to say, the wife gave me a pretty good haircut. One part of me is looking at 18-inch strands of hair being lopped off thinking “Oh shit, this is so depressing, I’ve been growing it out for so damn long,” but the other part is saying, “Right on, baby, I think you might have done a pretty damn good job.”|
|I look a little more serious when I slick my hair back, don’t I? Not exactly sure how that works, but it seems like, slick the hair back, look a little more serious for the camera. There was a time when almost everyone used brylcreem. That was a little before my time, but I can tell you that back in the 80s, seeing Pat Riley coaching the Showtime Lakers, I said to myself, that guy is about as cool as it gets.|
|Halloween 2005, my neighbors thought I was a lunatic. My buddy Sid said I looked like Bert or Ernie (I forget which is which) but I think the mohawk hairstyle coordinates really well with the “I Have Issues” t-shirt.|
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