Friday, December 28, 2007


I have one pesky chin hair that I can never tweeze. I can't see the darn thing but I can feel it, every day I feel it and every day it feels like a horse hair. Not as long but as coarse. Some days I have to stop myself from whinnying.

I keep tweezers in the drawer of the computer desk and it is a daily ritual to tweeze. I don't want to be one of those women with a moustache. I could wax but then every hair would grow out at the same time. Hair that is going to be waxed have to be a little long before you can wax again. I've seen a plethora of "waxing" women with tiny, very short, bristly moustaches . It's not a pretty sight. So I tweeze daily and hope to not shock the world with stray runaway hairs. But there is one on my chin that I simply can't get. I can feel it but not pull it out. Frustrating. When my daughter, Hillary comes I hand her the tweezers and she takes care of it but she's simply not here often enough and not just because of her tweezing responsibilities. She's just simply not here enough.

This morning I felt Hairy with my finger, positioned the tweezers and pulled him right out! He now resides on a 3x5 card and I am admiring him--not "her," a "her" hair would be soft and blond and INVISIBLE--and I'm feeling the lack of him on my chin with my fingers--smooth and hairless.

It's going to be a wonderful day. How could it not, starting out with such a satisfying chin-hair-removal success?


Ekim said...

Maybe you should leave one hair and grow it very very long.
Guiness Book of World Records people may not be far away.

Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life said...

Guiness Book of World Records, indeed. Go right now and wash your mouth out with soap!

cnlpeterson said...

Shh...I didn't tell you this, but a certain someone in my house has be go after his ear hairs every once in a while. Hair pops up in the strangest places as you continue to age - I don't want to think about the places it will be growing in my years to come.

Amen about the women with mustaches - Isaac's kindergarten teacher has full on female face hair - the whole works and just chooses to ignore it! Not really an option in my book, but it's not my face!

Love you,

Natalie said...

Oh for goodness sake, do these things come in pairs? Yesterday I plucked my chin fiend... the little black monster that appears suddenly, and always when I am away from tweezers. Sigh. Thank goodness I have a winning personality ;-)

Astromom said...

Perfectly described, I can relate, I think it is amazing how you can talk about chin hair and make it a facinating read.

Kaila's Mommy said...

I have a hair just one in a freckle on my face. I hate that darn thing! lol

Joyismygoal said...

you are too funny at least you can joke I don't have time to joke about them so I can keep up w/the plucking :>

Colette Amelia said...

The face is still inhabited by girls...the men hairs have moved to the boobs! Not sexy indeed!