1980s DIY home haircut by grandma
Carry On, Stories behind the lyrics

The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk

My grandma used to love to play with hair! She'd see wispy locks or curls dangling by your ear or your eyelashes and she just couldn't help herself. She'd reach right over and pinch your hair between her fingers and get busy. Twirling the hair back and forth she'd move it behind your ear or… Continue reading The story behind the Carry On song lyrics: Twirling my hair she’d say how pretty and She loved to talk

Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

Two Hair Stories: my grandma the beautician and lice in the school library (Part 1)

I remember my grandma Mary Jean floating in her neighbors' pool, stretching her legs out, and saying, "Don't I have pretty feet? I think I have pretty feet. Aren't they pretty?" She was always so proud of her feet and it was a feature she took care of and felt good about on her body.… Continue reading Two Hair Stories: my grandma the beautician and lice in the school library (Part 1)