Monday, February 20, 2012

A Pigtail Experiment

I don't think there's any denying it - pigtails are just happy.  I used to wear pigtails pretty faithfully when I was sixteen -  pigtails with a beloved red hat from Abercrombie.



About a month ago I got half a foot chopped of my hair.
I've worn it long for about the last ten years, so this was Substantial Change. 
Within I couple days it hit me that my hair was now pretty good......pigtail length.  Hadn't tried them since sixteen, so I decided to do a Pigtail Experiment:

{note that the Pigtail Experiment coincidentally coincided with the Learn How to Use Your iphone Experiment}



I wore pigtails for about two weeks straight
{and tried to take a few goofy iphone pictures}







I loved how easy it was to do my hair everyday - no time, no fuss - 
just neat, happy-fun hair that is out of my face.  



Five weeks later, pigtails are my go-to hair-do.

{And just now - yes, just this moment - I managed set up my email on the phone and take an Instagram pic.  Big Day.}




The data was most conclusive -
pigtails make me just as happy as they did at sixteen.


....and yes, I find they do grant one just that touch of youthful fun
that is rather bolstering as one turns 30.

So here's to embracing some happy fun at any age. ; )
{and making a concerted effort to figure out my phone}

12 comments:

  1. Love your pigtails! Your right they are happy and fun...one of my good friends always wears pigtails. I always think they look so good!

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  2. They are perfect for you.
    You manage to look adorable and beautiful at the same time!
    And congrats on figuring out your phone!
    Love from,
    Greta

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  3. you are so cute! love the youthful and cheery look :-)
    Happy Birthday dearest friend!

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  4. happy birthday to my cute, pig-tail wearing sister! :)

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  5. I love pigtails! I haven't worn them in a while, either.. I think I'll give them a try again! :)

    -Bonnie @ Revolutionaries
    http://bonniegetchell.blogspot.com

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  6. You look so cute...I may give pig tails a try again, too!

    ~Julia

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  7. today IS all about hair, huh? :) adorbs, girl...totally.

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  8. Love the pigtails! You look adorable!

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  9. you are adorable and beautiful and just so cute! :)
    love the pigtails.
    xo

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  10. You rock pigtails good....so much that you make me want to try them for myself. [I've never been much of a fan. :)]

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  11. You look lovely in pig tails :))
    As a sixteen year old, I cannot share your former love for pigtails. I wore them for summer camp one day when I was still 15 and told myself I would NEVER wear them when I turned 16. They make me look like I am 12, and people already think I look like I'm 12. So yeah...but they look great on you! I wish they would actually look good on me, I love the look, I just can't bring myself to wear it out of the house.
    Much love! <3 <3 <3

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  12. Great technology post, thanks. I found some wireless home automation that were better than most!

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