Sunday, June 17, 2007

What a Palaver!!

I decided that I wanted to do a Caruso type style for church today, but instead of using my Caruso Steam Rollers with steam, I washed my hair yesterday evening and set them on dry Caruso rollers, and regular, plastic rollers. My rationale was that if Caruso can do a good job in 30 minutes with steam, then they'd do an even better job if I used them dry and left them in over night. Now that I actually write it done and read over it, my rationale really makes no sense, however, it seemed like a really good idea at the time!! As you can see, these are not the most flattering pictures I've ever taken, but I want to document the process I followed in order to achieve specific results.

To my dismay, this morning when I took out my rollers my hair was dead straight! What did I do wrong?? This never would have happened to BlaqKofi!!!

Fortunately for me, I hadn't lazed around in bed this morning and Caruso Rollers (when used correctly) only takes a few minutes to set. I threw in those rollers faster than I had ever done before. Interestingly, when using them with steam, it was easier to manipulate them when setting my hair. I got my whole head rolled a lot faster than it had taken me last night!

No one ever would have guessed the palaver I had just gone through with my hair this morning! Thanks to Caruso Rollers, when I stepped out to go to church, my hair looked well coiffured and I represented my SisterLock sisters well! :-)

Sunday, June 10, 2007


As much as I love teaching, I am counting down the days until summer. Three more days to go!! I'm looking forward to being able to fill my days with things that I enjoy and want to do for myself. Many of my teacher colleagues think it strange that I would actually want to send my summer studying! I am passionate about learning and I have been taking evening classes throughout the whole school year. To be able to attend classes and focus on my own learning, without the added pressure of planning lessons and grading papers, is something I look forward to with glee!

During the school year, I don't usually attend social events on Sunday, as that is the day when I like to work on my own studies as well as prepare lessons for the week. Now that the school year is almost over, I was able to attend the 1st birthday party of my good friend's son, Adam. He is in the picture with his mum, who has been wearing her hair natural for the five years that I have known her, and one of my SisterLock sisters.

I have never been particularly maternal, however, I think there is nothing more beautiful than a pregnant woman! My friend is due in a few weeks and she carries her baby so gracefully I had to share her picture with you!